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Old, Planned Museums Among Those Receiving $20,000 In New Grants

Posted On March 06, 2015 at 8:52am EST

Four organizations are sharing in $20,000 in grants named after the former executive director of the Ripley County Community Foundation.

Ryan Eschenbrenner

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Alleged Drunk Driver Indicted For Crash That Killed Cleves Man

Posted On March 06, 2015 at 8:07am EST

A Butler County man has been indicted on criminal charges after a vehicle crash that killed a Cleves resident last December.


INDOT Will Close SR 62 In April For Bridge Work

Posted On March 06, 2015 at 7:37am EST

State Road 62 near Dillsboro will close for about 30 days starting April 6.


Coalition Urges Lawmakers To Change Indiana's Time Zone

Posted On March 06, 2015 at 7:27am EST

A debate that's always brought up at this time of year is being brought up once again.


Prosecutor Won't File Charges In Harrison HS Sexting Case

Posted On March 06, 2015 at 6:56am EST

Charges will not be filed against William Henry Harrison High School students accused of sharing nude pictures.


Road Conditions Improving, But Slower In Areas Hardest Hit

Posted On March 05, 2015 at 4:10pm EST

The effects of another significant snow event are still being felt across the region Thursday afternoon, especially in areas that received several inches overnight.


Jury Convicts Man Accused Of Molesting Young Girl

Posted On March 05, 2015 at 2:30pm EST

Sentencing awaits a Sunman man convicted of child molesting during a recent jury trial.


Increase In Phone Scam Reports In Ripley Co.

Posted On March 05, 2015 at 1:54pm EST

Be cautious the next time you pick up the phone and hear an unfamiliar voice on the other end of the line.


Sister Says Fire Victim Recovering In Indy Hospital; Woman Jumped From Window

Posted On March 05, 2015 at 9:44am EST

Pam Elza was only minutes from waking up for work when an explosion and fire tore through her second-story apartment in Rising Sun Wednesday morning.


Bill Placing More Restrictions On Vaping Passes Senate Panel

Posted On March 05, 2015 at 8:46am EST

Indiana lawmakers are endorsing a bill that would create new regulations for the production of electronic cigarettes.