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  • Smiling Eyes
    The morning of my first vaccine rollout volunteer assignment greeted me with six inches of snow in southeast Indiana after a typical forecast of two inches. I knew the vaccine center would be forced to close if the county went to “red alert,” but everything I could find online that morning said we were still a go.
  • Margaret Mary Health Blood Drive
    Margaret Mary Health, in conjunction with Hoxworth Blood Center, is hosting a blood drive 8 AM to 5 PM in a donor bus outside the hospital.
  • Deadline approaching for Mauri Williamson Barn Preservation Grant
    The Indiana Barn Foundation’s Mauri Williamson Barn Preservation Grant Fund launched a matching-grant program in 2018 with the purpose of assisting Indiana barn owners in repairing and maintaining their historic barns. This program is intended to meet two of the primary objectives of the organization— promoting barn preservation and actively saving heritage barns. 
  • Local Resident prepares for release of second book
    Approximately four years ago, Batesville resident Sabrina Andonegui Meneses shared her idea of authoring a children's book with her husband and her two children, and now she is preparing for the release of her second children's picture book. 
  • Local farmer cooperative to continue providing fresh options through winter
    Beginning operations just in June, Hoosier Harvest Market Southeast (HHM-SE) will remain open throughout the winter months as a response to the support it has received from area residents. 
  • BCEF awards nearly 5k in grants to BCSC
    With a wide variety of grants that focus on students' varying needs—from the latest technology to back-to-basics paperback books­—the Batesville Community Education Foundation (BCEF) has awarded the Batesville Community School Corporation (BCSC) nearly $5,000 in grants during its fall granting cycle.
  • Start the New Year Right
    Walk of the holidays starting in January!
    The holiday season can be a joyous time for many families, but they can be challenging for families affected by Alzheimer’s and other dementias.
  • Beta Sigma Phi News
    On Monday, Nov. 16th, the Beta Sigma Phi sorority ladies had their annual raffle ticket drawing.
  • Local Expert Tip
    Using a ladder safety tips.
  • Raising Awareness, National Adoption Month
    Webster defines the word “adopt” as to take voluntarily (a child of other parents) as one's own child. The definition seems cut and dry, but the process is anything but! A local family very experienced in adoption is the Edwards family of Franklin County.
  • A special tribute
    A special thank you to the brave men and women who serve our country.
  • American Legion Post #271 continues to serve
    Veterans Day is a national holiday for honoring and thanking military veterans who served honorably in the armed forces. These soldiers, sailors, marines, airmen and women are the reason we are a free country.

  • Drop a gift for a child at Christmas
    In the spirit of Christmas, your local Menards home improvement stores are proudly serving as a Toy Drive drop site. We're excited to participate in this wonderful opportunity to put smiles on the faces of less fortunate children in the community. We'll have a drop box near the exit door to collect new and unwrapped presents from now through the end of November. 
  • RCCF presents at annual national conference for foundations
    The Ripley County Community Foundation had the opportunity this past week to present at the Annual National Conference for Growing Community Foundations based out of Kansas. To align with the conference theme, “Sustainable Community for All,” the Ripley County Community Foundation discussed the topic of Overcoming Adversity in Rural America: Making a Big Impact on a Small Budget.
Monday, March 8, 2021
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