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Oldenburg Student Wins Franklin County's Full-Ride Lilly Scholarship

Posted On April 02, 2015 at 8:52am EDT

One student from Franklin County has been named recipient of a full-tuition, four-year scholarship as the Franklin County Community Foundation 2015 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar.


Ohio Looks To Take Advantage Of New Indiana Law

Posted On April 02, 2015 at 8:10am EDT

Ohio lawmakers are looking to take advantage of the backlash from Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act.


RFRA Clarification Bill To Be Unveiled Thurs. Morning

Posted On April 02, 2015 at 7:41am EDT

Changes are coming to Indiana's controversial religious freedom law.


85 Rescuers Help Free Man Trapped In Hole

Posted On April 02, 2015 at 7:17am EDT

A man spent five hours trapped in an underground hole before he could freed by firefighters and others Wednesday in Vevay.

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Rising Sun Schools May Have To Consider Consolidation

Posted On April 01, 2015 at 4:12pm EDT

Rising Sun-Ohio County Community Schools may have to consider consolidation if a proposed tax increase is defeated at the ballot box next month.


Atheists, Satanic Temple File Lawsuit Against Franklin Co.

Posted On April 01, 2015 at 2:30pm EDT

Two religious groups have formed an unlikely tag-team against Franklin County in effort to erect public displays on the Brookville courthouse lawn.


Autism Bill Aims To Reduce Injury And Death From Wandering

Posted On April 01, 2015 at 12:30pm EDT

Autistic seven-year-old John Burton drowned in a creek near his Aurora home in 2011 after wandering away from his home. Federal legislation could help prevent deaths like his from occurring in the future.


Bipartisan Team Crafting RFRA Fix

Posted On April 01, 2015 at 9:15am EDT

A team of Republicans and Democrats are working together to draft legislation that could meet demands to clarify Indiana’s troubled Religious Freedom Restoration Act.


Ky. Brief Says State Marriage Law Not Biased

Posted On April 01, 2015 at 8:17am EDT

While Indiana is mired in a controversy over the state’s new religious freedom law potentially being used to discriminate against gay couples, neighboring Kentucky is fighting a legal battle to maintain that marriage is only between one man and one woman.


Milan HS' Ortt Scores $2,500 Scholarship From IHSAA

Posted On April 01, 2015 at 7:52am EDT

A Milan High School student-athlete has earned a $2,500 scholarship from the Indiana High School Athletic Association.