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Letter: Ripley Co. Superintendents Share ISTEP Concerns

Posted On December 04, 2015 at 4:22pm EST

Ripley County's top public K-12 education officials say this year's ISTEP+ testing scores "may not accurately represent the remarkable gains our schools have made over the last decade."


Ind. Health Officials: HIV Cases Now At 184

Posted On December 04, 2015 at 3:27pm EST

The number of people who have tested positive for HIV in southern Indiana is continuing to increase.


AT&T Upgrades, Enhances Cell Site Near Greendale

Posted On December 04, 2015 at 1:12pm EST

Some AT&T customers who live in or around Greendale can expect to receive a faster, more reliable wireless service.


Political Group Warns Against Gas Tax Increase

Posted On December 04, 2015 at 11:45am EST

A political group is warning that any increase to Indiana's tax on gas would be a bad move by lawmakers.


In Indiana, Cold Medicines Could Become Prescription-Only

Posted On December 04, 2015 at 10:02am EST

Indiana lawmakers may consider a bill that would require any cold medicine containing pseudoephedrine to be sold only by prescription.


Dearborn, Ohio Co. Superintendents Admonish State's Handling Of ISTEP

Posted On December 04, 2015 at 9:22am EST

"We want to clearly state that we believe the data to be an inaccurate reflection of our students’ academic achievements and the quality of teaching in our classrooms."


Flags Ordered To Half-Staff For Cali Shooting Victims

Posted On December 04, 2015 at 8:21am EST

Flags are flying at half-staff at Indiana government facilities statewide in honor of the victims of the San Bernardino, California, shooting.


Fire Breaks Out At Erlanger Candy Factory

Posted On December 04, 2015 at 8:07am EST

A fire and explosion summoned firefighters to a candy manufacturer in Erlanger early Friday morning.


Luckily, Fire Was Just 2 Minutes From Fire Dept.

Posted On December 04, 2015 at 6:32am EST

A quick response from firefighters prevented a home from being badly damaged by a house fire in Aurora Friday morning.


Santa Claus Coming To Rising Sun To Kick-off Holiday Events

Posted On December 03, 2015 at 4:46pm EST

Santa Claus is coming to town, but he won’t be riding in a sleigh.