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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.


Sunman-Dearborn Teachers Taking Early Retirement; Supt. Skeptical Of State Funding Change

Posted On February 25, 2015 at 11:35am EST

The finances at Sunman-Dearborn Community Schools are getting closer to balancing, but the long term prognosis of vacating a school building and reducing staff remains to be seen.