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  • Olivia Fledderman offers alternative cooking style
    “I understand where people are at. Not so many years ago, I was the typical American child surviving off of quick and relatively unhealthy meals as my parents rushed between work and my and my siblings' extracurricular activities
  • Batesville Steak nā€™ Shake is permanently closed
    Batesville residents were surprised to see Steak n’ Shake closed abruptly on Wednesday, Sept 8 with a sign on the door stating the location was closed permanently. All of the steak n’ shake signage was also removed from the building.
    Unfortunately, we continue to see a surge in hospitalized COVID-19 patients and state models continue to predict a steady climb for the remainder of September. Today the number of COVID positive inpatients is more than 2.5 times what it was just less than a week ago.  
    Emergency Department: We continue to see much higher daily patient volumes than normal, resulting in increased patient wait times to be seen and treated.  
  • Tonight, Attorney General Todd Rokita released the following statement:
  • Fall in Love with the Arts in Batesville
    After a busy summer of Umbrellas, public murals, art installations and live entertainment, Batesville Area Art Council is not slowing down. While Umbrella Sky events continue into October, two new events have been added to our busy Fall offerings:
  • Margaret Mary Health COVID-19 Update: 9.08.21
    Margaret Mary Health COVID-19 Update: 9.08.21. Over the last week our patient positivity rate for COVID and inpatient volumes have unfortunately continued to increase. 
  • State Vs. Jordan Knudson Trial is postponed
    Jordan Knudson, 36, of Holton, is being charged with murder, a Level 1 felony, in the shooting death of his former girlfriend, Kristina “Krissy” Jones, 36, at the home of Rodney McEvoy Holton.
  • COVID-19 Community Update
    Margaret Mary Health COVID-19 Update: 9.01.21
  • Updates on the evacuation of refugees to Camp Atterbury
    Gov. Holcomb and Dale Lyles are live discussing refugees at Camp Atterbury.  What we know so far:
  • Baxter in discussion to buy Hill-Rom for approximately 10 billion dollars
    Baxter International Incorporated, a Deerfield, Illinois-based medical technology company, are in advanced talks to purchase Hill-Rom for approximately $10 billion, according to articles from the Wall Street Journal, Reuters and Forbes, Aug. 29.
  • QUESTIONs regarding COVID and New variant answered
    COVID-19 questions are whirling around the latest updates on the status of the pandemic and its new Delta variant.
  • Batesville Supports injured marine Kelsee Lainhart
    When a member of America's armed forces is injured in the line of duty, the seriousness of the tragedy is felt across our nation, especially in close-knit communities where these heroes call home.
  • Behind the scenes at Melody Mart

    Situated along Main Street on the square in Greensburg, you can’t easily miss Melody Mart, with its distinct red lettering on the gray awning and the array of instruments, mainly guitars, and accessories in the windows. Now known as simply Melody Mart and owned by Brad Douglas, who’s been with the store for 35 years, the shop opened in 1970. A July 16, 1977 Greensburg Daily News article indicated the shop was first opened as “Robbin’s Melody Mart” and owned by John and Louella Robbins.

  • Drive sober or get pulled over this labor day
    Versailles-Labor Day weekend is coming up, and the Indiana State Police is warning residents against drinking and driving.
  • The monthly unemployment rate indicates the number of unemployed people seeking employment within the prior four-week period as a percentage of the labor force.
    Local and regional workshops were recently held on the Regional Economic Acceleration and Development Initiative (READI) grant project which is offering $500 million in grant funding to promote innovation, entrepreneurship, talent attraction and retention and quality of place. The grant is designed to promote investments making the state a talent and economic growth magnet.
  • Desiree McCartney lives on through others
    Desiree McCartney lost her life just before her third birthday. Still, today, her family is choosing to remember that even in death, Desiree has a special way of touching the lives of others.
  • Kedrowitz found guilty on two counts of murder
    Friday night, Aug. 20, after deliberating just over six hours, a Ripley County jury found Nickalas Kedrowitz, 17, guilty for the murder of his 11-month-old brother Nathaniel Ritz and 23-month-old sister Desiree McCartney.
  • The Batesville Community School Corporation school board met Aug. 16. The following new staff members were introduced:
    The Batesville Community School Corporation school board met Aug. 16. The following new staff members were introduced:
Friday, September 17, 2021
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