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  • From Portugal to Batesville and 50 cities in between
    From Portugal to Batesville and 50 cities in between
    “Coloring life, bringing color to gray spaces and making people smile while attracting potential customers to local retail stores” is the motto behind the Umbrella Sky. The Umbrellas Sky began in Agueda, Portugal, with the first Umbrella sky of 1500 colorful umbrellas above the city streets in 2012, and now Batesville has its own Umbrella Sky.
  • Meet BCSC’s new band director
    Meet BCSC’s new band director
    Batesville Community School Corporation announced earlier this year that a new band director, Michael Walker, had been hired. He'll be the director for both Batesville Middle and Batesville High schools. We caught up with him to learn what his plans are for the band program and more.
  • Batesville unemployment rate is 0.6% better than state average
    Batesville unemployment rate is 0.6% better than state average
    The May 2021 Indiana County, City and MSA Employment Report was released on June 24, reporting a U.S unemployment rate of 5.8%, an Indiana unemployment rate of 4% and a Ripley County unemployment rate of 3.4%.
    
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  • From Portugal to Batesville and 50 cities in between
    Tuesday, July 20, 2021 4:43 PM
    “Coloring life, bringing color to gray spaces and making people smile while attracting potential customers to local retail stores” is the motto behind the Umbrella Sky. The Umbrellas Sky began in Agueda, Portugal, with the first Umbrella sky of 1500 colorful umbrellas above the city streets in 2012, and now Batesville has its own Umbrella Sky.
  • DNR recommends removal of feeders and bird baths statewide
    Wednesday, July 7, 2021 11:09 AM
    After receiving reports of sick and dying birds, DNR recommends Indiana residents cease feeding all birds statewide.
  • Wednesday, July 7, 2021 10:54 AM
    The vast majority of the bills signed by Gov. Eric Holcomb after the most recent legislative session officially become law on July 1, 2021. Many will directly impact criminal justice, the prosecutor's office, and our local community. Franklin County Prosecutor Chris Huerkamp wanted to highlight some of these important measures before they go into effect.
  • Batesville unemployment rate is 0.6% better than state average
    Wednesday, July 7, 2021 9:56 AM
    The May 2021 Indiana County, City and MSA Employment Report was released on June 24, reporting a U.S unemployment rate of 5.8%, an Indiana unemployment rate of 4% and a Ripley County unemployment rate of 3.4%.
  • Beloved Batesville resident suffers 
severe injuries from fireworks
    Tuesday, July 6, 2021 4:48 PM
    Russell and Brandi Truesdel of Batesville held their annual neighborhood fireworks gathering for family and friends on Saturday, July 3. The yearly gathering is something the family looks forward to every summer. But this year, the event ended in tragedy when Russell was struck in his face by a firework.
  • Margaret Mary Health Foundation Announces New Executive Director
    Monday, July 5, 2021 4:31 PM
    Source: Sheri Brougher, Director of Marketing
  • Anglers can find fish habitat structure locations and more on DNR’s new interactive reservoir habitat map.
    Wednesday, July 7, 2021 11:13 AM
    Habitat structure, such as bundles of Christmas trees, rock piles and wooden platforms, improves aquatic habitat for fish by creating areas for cover, nesting, and more. The structure also attracts bait fish and provides other feeding opportunities.
  • Batesville swimmers win first two meets
    Tuesday, June 15, 2021 5:30 PM
    On June 7, the Batesville Swim Team claimed their first victory over Decatur County Tiger Sharks at home. “Monday night was a great night to swim. We got very lucky with the weather and couldn’t have asked for a better of group of kids to coach,”says Coach Greg McMullen.
  • 13-Under Bats win B-Town Showdown
    Tuesday, June 15, 2021 5:27 PM
    The 13U Batesville Bats traveled to the Twin Lakes Sports Complex in Bloomington this past weekend and won the Indiana USSSA B-Town Showdown. 
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  • Dunlap Supply ribbon cutting
    The Dunlap Supply ribbon cutting was held on Wednesday, June 30 at 1p.m. 
  • Spruce up you Sanctuary
    Easy lawn care tips provided by Menards.
  • Meet BCSC’s new band director
    Batesville Community School Corporation announced earlier this year that a new band director, Michael Walker, had been hired. He'll be the director for both Batesville Middle and Batesville High schools. We caught up with him to learn what his plans are for the band program and more.
Americans of all ages celebrated the 4th of July
Photo credit Tina Paul, The 812 This little boy from Oldenburg had a great time camping and celebrating the Fourth of July festivities over the weekend.
Sunday, July 25, 2021
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