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Indiana Graduation Rate Improves To 89.8%; L'burg Leads Way Locally

Posted On February 26, 2015 at 12:24pm EST

Indiana’s graduation rate is ticking upwards, according to the latest graduation data from the Indiana Department of Education.


Indiana Students Invited To Enter "Drive Now. TXT L8R" Contest

Posted On February 26, 2015 at 11:40am EST

Indiana high school and college students can put their social media skills to good use for a chance to win a $5,000 scholarship toward their college education or any secondary schooling.


Ohio River Was Most Polluted River In 2013

Posted On February 26, 2015 at 9:19am EST

The Ohio River is being ranked as the most-polluted waterway in the country.


New Tool Paints A Clearer Picture Of Child Poverty

Posted On February 26, 2015 at 8:35am EST

A new tool is painting a clearer picture of poverty in Indiana and around the country.


Ohio Co. Sheriff's Dept. Is Hiring

Posted On February 26, 2015 at 8:16am EST

The Ohio County Sheriff’s Department is seeking some extra help in keeping residents safe and crime down.


HB 1540, Casino Gaming Bill, Passes House; Local Lawmakers Split

Posted On February 26, 2015 at 7:57am EST

The Indiana House has passed a casino gaming bill that could allow riverboat casinos to become land-based.


UPDATE: HIV Outbreak Quickly Spreading In SE Ind.

Posted On February 26, 2015 at 7:10am EST

UPDATE: The outbreak revealed Wednesday by the Indiana State Department of Health is concentrated in Scott, Clark, Jackson, Washington, and Perry counties.


High School Engineering Contest Coming To Jac-Cen-Del

Posted On February 25, 2015 at 3:47pm EST

High school teams from across the state will test their engineering skills in this year's Rube Goldberg Machine Contest on March 7th at Jac-Cen-Del Elementary School.


Snowed-Out McMillin Town Hall Rescheduled For Feb. 28

Posted On February 25, 2015 at 3:33pm EST

A weekend snowstorm forced the cancellation of the first attempt for a State Rep. Jud McMillin town hall in Dearborn County last Saturday, February 21.


Letter: Ohio County Official Comments On Casino Gaming Bill

Posted On February 25, 2015 at 2:19pm EST

A letter from Ohio County Economic Development Corporation executive director Lane Siekman.