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GREENSBURG - Greensburg Police Chief Mike NcNealy believes a positive relationship with the citizens of Greensburg is an important part of keeping the community safe and reducing crime.

COLUMBUS - The suspect who was shot and seriously injured by a Columbus Police Officer June 27, 2021, was recently released from an Indianapolis area hospital. Upon being released, he was arrested for attempted murder and other charges related to the incident.

RIPLEY COUNTY – Ripley Youth Outreach, a youth philanthropic initiative of the Ripley County Community Foundation, awarded the $10,000.00 Change Ripley County Grant to a youth led project in Olean, Indiana. The funding will be used to improve and renovate the Brown Township playground that r…

RUSHVILLE - On Wednesday, the Rush County Sheriff's Department searched for Michael James Allen, a white male 6 feet tall and 140 pounds with blue eyes and brown hair. The Wednesday search was in the area of US 52 and 385 W in Rush County. Allen has not been located as of 12:45 p.m. Wednesda…

VERSAILLES - An 83-year-old man died Tuesday following an accidental explosion that occurred outside his rural Versailles home.

CARTHAGE - This week I had the pleasure of interviewing Knightstown resident John Davis, the new Police Chief of Carthage.

CARTHAGE - As a volunteer firefighter, you never know when you are going to be requested to respond to an emergency. The volunteers at the Carthage Volunteer Fire Department got that call on Saturday.

GREENSBURG – The Greensburg Adult Center is opening slowly and will add more events over the summer, hoping to be in full operation this September.

GREENSBURG - The Burney/Clay Township Volunteer Fire Department hosted the annual Dale Lowe Memorial Charity Tractor Pull over the July 4 weekend and, according to event organizer Tony Weber, this year's event raised nearly $5,000.

STATEHOUSE – State Rep. Randy Lyness (R-West Harrison) recently presented a Sagamore of the Wabash award to Franklin County resident and former prosecutor Mel Wilhelm.

VERSAILLES – John Moton, Chairman of the Ripley County Republican Central Committee, recently announced the appointment of Sharron Bennett to the Sunman Town Council.

LAWRENCEBURG - The Tri-State Antique Market returns to the Lawrenceburg Fairgrounds Sunday, Aug. 1; the day before, on Saturday, July 31, the Vevay Antique & Collectible Flea Extravaganza debuts just down the road in Vevay.

DILLSBORO – Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating the death of a man was recovered from a private pond Saturday evening.

The City of Rushville celebrated its Stellar Designation from five year ago with ceremony at The Overlook. There was a ribbon cutting with members of the community as well as Indiana Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch and State Senator Jean Leising in attendance.

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GREENSBURG – U.S. Rep. Greg Pence (IN-6) kicked off his “American Security Task Force Tour” with a listening session including county Sheriffs from across Indiana’s Sixth District.

STATEHOUSE – Hoosiers are invited to attend one or more of a series of public meetings across the state on Aug. 6-7 and Aug. 11 to provide feedback on Indiana's redistricting process.

RUSHVILLE – imagine:nation, the arts and cultural council of Rush County, is pleased to present Brown Box Theatre’s national touring production of Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing on Friday, July 30 at the Riverside Park Amphitheater.

GREENSBURG – The annual Lykins Charity Golf Outing has a new location for 2021. This year the event will take place at 10 a.m. Aug. 14 at the Greensburg Country Club.

Five members of the Linger Awhile Extension Homemakers were in attendance at their regular monthly meeting on July 21, 2021, held at the Senior Center. Following the Creed and Pledge to the Flag, and Devotions, President Diann Reisman read “A Lesson in Song” by Lou Ella Cullipher.

The 50 Extension Homemakers met at 1 p.m. July 14 at the First Baptist Church. Juanita Israel called the meeting to order in Isabelle Royce’s absence. Members recited the Club Creed and pledge to the American flag.

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GREENSBURG – As part of the continuing effort to bring a little culture and visual interest to the area stretching from Rebekah Park to the Tree County Players building on East Main Street, the Decatur County Greensburg Public Library, in league with the Arts and Cultural Council and the Dec…

GREENSBURG – At approximately 10:55 a.m. Thursday, July 22, 2021, the Decatur County Communications Center received a report of a two-vehicle accident on N State Road 3 at the intersection of County Road 650 N. The accident was initially reported as a pick-up truck that was under a semi-trac…

OLDENBURG – Oldenburg Academy is pleased to announce the selection of Angela L. Parmer as the next principal at the academy.

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GREENSBURG – For two years, local woman Hope Moore has used donations, networking and lot’s of elbow grease to create backpacks filled with care for children who, through no fault of their own, have been whisked into foster care and Child Protective Services.

Members of the Rushville Consolidated High School Student Council met at the Rushville City Center to start planning for the 2021-22 school year.

Members of the Rushville Consolidated High School Roarin’ Regiment have been working hard at this week’s band camp in preparation for the upcoming school year.

MARTIN, Tenn. – Kiara Kristine Nobbe, Greensburg, was among students who received degrees from the University of Tennessee at Martin during spring commencement ceremonies held May 7 and May 8, 2021. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, UT Martin hosted four in-person commencements to promot…

The Back to School Resource Fair at the Riverside Park Amphitheater was a big success. Many local organizations were in attendance to give school supplies and information to families.

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