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Pence Safe, Gregg On Offensive In 2nd Debate

Posted On October 18, 2012 at 7:41am EDT

Republican Mike Pence’s plan to promote married families drew criticism from Democrat John Gregg during Wednesday night’s gubernatorial debate in South Bend.


Vatican Selects New Archbishop of Indianapolis

Posted On October 18, 2012 at 7:04am EDT

Pope Benedict XVI has named a new archbishop for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, which serves catholic churches in southeast Indiana.

Council Taking Mayor To Court Over Raises

Posted On October 17, 2012 at 1:51pm EDT

The division among Lawrenceburg City Council and Mayor Dennis Carr appears to be widening with the recent filing of a lawsuit alleging the mayor is mistaken over who has the final say on raises for city employees.


Eagle 99.3 Live Dearborn Co. Debates Oct. 23

Posted On October 17, 2012 at 1:15pm EDT

Tune in Tuesday, October 23 at 7:00 p.m. to hear the live broadcast of the Eagle 99.3 and Dearborn County Chamber of Commerce Debates. Candidates for judge, county commissioner, and other Dearborn County offices are invited to participate.  


Child Beating Suspect Now In Jail

Posted On October 17, 2012 at 11:19am EDT

A man who allegedly injured a 23-month-old child was booked into the Dearborn County Law Enforcement Center early Wednesday morning.


Progress At New Ivy Tech Batesville Campus

Posted On October 17, 2012 at 10:01am EDT

Ivy Tech Community College’s progress, both in fund-raising and in renovations to the recently-purchased Batesville Forethought Building, is on schedule, according to Chancellor Jim Helms.


Southwest, Three Rivers More Than Excellent

Posted On October 17, 2012 at 9:31am EDT

Both Southwest Local Schools and Three Rivers Local Schools have been rated “Excellent with Distinction” by the Ohio Department of Education, according to preliminary data released Wednesday.


Ohio Early Voting To Be Allowed Nov. 3-5

Posted On October 17, 2012 at 9:04am EDT

Following a decision by the U.S. Supreme Court, there will be early voting in Ohio during the last weekend before the November election.


Rising Sun Leaf Pickup Begins Oct. 22

Posted On October 17, 2012 at 8:58am EDT

Most folks enjoy the shades of red, orange and brown that tree leaves begin to turn in October. What they don’t get pleasure from is having to rake the fallen leaves out of their yards. But, the City of Rising Sun is ready to help its residents.

Fungal Meningitis Cases In Indiana Up To 30

Posted On October 17, 2012 at 7:57am EDT

According to numbers released Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 233 people have been sickened nationwide by the outbreak caused by tainted steroid injections for back pain.