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  • Twice Blessed Resale Ribbon Cutting
    The ribbon cutting was in celebration of Twice Blessed Resale 15-year anniversary. 
  • Update from Batesville Main Street
    “Blessed is he who plants trees under whose shade he will never sit.” (Indian Proverb) 
  • Local Author will be in Batesville on Saturday
    Cedar Grove native turned author Emmie Werner recently published her first book “KID CAN”, the first in the “I CAN” series. 
  • The Reality: Drugs in our Community - Series 4, Part 5

    “Recovery is for everyone,” theme for National Recovery Month in September.

    As the series “The reality: Drugs in our community” comes to an end, community members can easily identify there is a drug problem in our community, but little resources when it comes to recovery

  • Oldenburg Academy welcomes new staff
    OA is welcoming three new faculty members this year. 
  • 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.
  • YMCA offering FREE “Safety Around Water” program
    Teaching skills that save lives. Did you know that 60% of kids who drown are within 10 feet of safety? Drowning is preventable. 
  • Library Corner
    We constantly receive new books at BMPL – but the last few days have been like Christmas in June with boxes of new books delivered almost every day!  If you want to read something new, this is a great time to drop by the library.  Here are a few of the new books that looked interesting as they came out of the box.
  • RomWeber raises funds for Safe Passage
    In what Mary Ellen Rippe hopes becomes an “annual event to celebrate the RomWeber Campus,” the RomWeber Marketplace held a car show alongside their market on Saturday, June 12.
  • Series 3, Part 6
“America, life, liberty & the pursuit of happiness”
    In last week’s edition, the importance of articulating thoughts through writing was highlighted as a significant contributing factor to the development and preservation of American history. The specific documentation explored throughout the series has proved the importance of historical writings, when considering the context of our Declaration of Independence is based on other recorded thoughts, declarations, theories, and beliefs.
  • Huntersville, Batesville’s oldest beginning
    2021 marks the 184th anniversary of the founding of Huntersville Evangelical Protestant Church, now known as St. John’s United Church of Christ. The founding of the church in 1836 marked the beginning of a community centered around  Huntersville platted in 1841. Huntersville is now the oldest part of present-day Batesville.
  • Series 3, Part 3
“America, life, liberty & the pursuit of happiness”
    Before the Declaration of Independence:
    • “They were a most unusual group of colonists. Instead of noblemen, craftsmen, and servants -
     the types of people who had founded Jamestown in Virginia - these were, 
    for the most part, families - men, women, and children who were
     willing to endure almost anything if it meant they could worship as they pleased.”
    — Nathaniel Philbrick
     
  • Ripley County named for General Eleazer Wheelock ripley
    The history behind the naming of Ripley County
  • BHS baseball youth night
    Youth League night May 7.
  • Series 3, Part 2
“America, life, liberty & the pursuit of happiness”
    There were a total of twenty-seven grievances in the Declaration of Independence regarding the conduct of the King and British Government including:
    • “For depriving us in many cases, of the benefits of Trial by Jury.”
    • “For abolishing the free system of English Laws in a neighboring Province, establishing there in an Arbitrary government and enlarging its boundaries so as to render it at once an example and fit instrument for introducing the same absolute rule into these Colonies.”
  • Series 3, Part 1
“America, life, liberty & the pursuit of happiness
    “You will never know how much it has cost my generation to preserve your freedom. I hope you will make a good use of it.”
    John Adams, second President of the United States of America
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