Local News


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.

Hillenbrand Diversifies With New Acquisition

Posted On October 17, 2012 at 7:24am EDT

The acquisition of a German-based manufacturing company is an important next step in Hillenbrand's diversification strategy, the hospital equipment maker says.


Mayor, Hollywood Execs Dig In On Event Center

Posted On October 17, 2012 at 7:15am EDT

The work has begun at the site of the downtown Lawrenceburg Event Center and Hotel.

Stolen Pit Bull Puppy Returned To Owner

Posted On October 16, 2012 at 11:46am EDT

An Aurora man is accused of stealing a puppy, then trying to sell it.

CASA Awarded $60K From Lawrenceburg

Posted On October 16, 2012 at 10:59am EDT

The City of Lawrenceburg is contributing $60,000 to combat drugs in Dearborn County.


L'burg Event Center Groundbreaking Tuesday

Posted On October 16, 2012 at 9:32am EDT

Although work has already began at the Lawrenceburg Event Center and Hotel site – as evidenced by the excavation done to the river levee and heavy equipment – a ground breaking ceremony will be held Tuesday afternoon.


Another Arrest Made In Acapulco Case

Posted On October 16, 2012 at 8:56am EDT

The fourth owner of a southeast Indiana Mexican restaurant chain is now in jail.