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GREENSBURG - The 2nd Annual Community Clean-Up Challenge, sponsored by Decatur County Recycling and the Decatur County Solid Waste Management District, is approaching with registration due by April 1.

RUSHVILLE – A diverse range of national, regional and area talent will again be featured this summer as part of the 2020 Free Summer Concert Series at Riverside Park Amphitheater in Rushville.

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GREENSBURG — Dr. Douglas Y. Roese, Dr. Michael J. Buckmaster, and Dr. Jason W. Christie, board certified vascular surgeons, lead a new and expanding vascular care service at Decatur County Memorial Hospital.

Ivy Tech Community College is increasingly expanding the number of eight-week course offerings, and the reason, officials say, is higher student success rates.

INDIANAPOLIS — Greensburg Community High School junior Ben Bausback, son of local couple Aaron and Kym Bausback, has been chosen to speak as the representative from the State of Indiana at the Annual National SADD Conference scheduled for March 27 through 31 in Washington, D.C.

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As announced recently in a press release from Public Information Officer Macy Radcliff, the Decatur County Sheriff’s Department will have an open house at the new Decatur County Detention Center from 4 to 8 p.m. March 3 on S. Ireland Street. The public is invited.

GREENSBURG — The Eagles Lodge at 920 E. Main Street in Greensburg is hosting a benefit for local man Rick Sallee on Feb. 29 with all proceeds going to assist Sallee with his medical bills.

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STATEHOUSE — State Sens. Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg) and Chip Perfect (R-Lawrenceburg) present House Concurrent Resolution 32, which honors The National FFA Organization for its work to advance the quality of agricultural education, at the Statehouse Monday, Feb. 17.

GREENSBURG – Coached by their Ag Power, Structures, and Technology teacher Aaron Mentz, a GCHS class spent the day building a wheelchair ramp at a resident’s home recently with materials paid for by the Washington Township Trustee.

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INDIANAPOLIS – Bills affecting 911 operators, emergency medical technicians and school resource officers advanced in the Indiana General Assembly Monday:

GREENSBURG — Just weeks until Decatur County’s’ long-awaited and much-debated new Detention Center opens for business, a discussion is underway regarding how best to use the old jail building and the jail “pods” that were installed last year to address overcrowding at the current jail.

GREENSBURG — The Decatur County Sheriff’s Department still expects inmates to move in to the new Decatur County Detention Center in March.

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GREENSBURG – Decatur Superior Court Judge Matthew D. Bailey and Circuit Court Judge Timothy B. Day spoke with the Decatur County Commissioners Monday concerning the idea of a magistrate judge for Decatur County.

Our heroes currently serving and who have served in the military provide so much to our country. Too often, our veterans are met with challenging times when returning home to civilian life. These brave men and women can encounter addiction, post-traumatic stress disorder, joblessness and oth…

JENNINGS COUNTY – Friday at approximately 3 p.m., the Indiana State Police responded to a two vehicle crash on U.S. 50 at Deer Creek Road (CR 75 E.) in Jennings County that sent a North Vernon woman to an Indianapolis hospital with serious injuries.

BATESVILLE – How many of us can say that future generations will know who we are and what we did throughout our lives? This includes not only our accomplishments, but also the simple everyday events that made us who we are.

GREENSBURG — Close to 100 guests went “Under the Sea” at the New Directions Domestic Violence Center Adult Prom Saturday evening at the Knights of Columbus.

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This year’s Valentine’s Prince and Princess at Morning Breeze Healthcare and Retirement Community of Greensburg are Jerry Hoeing and Mary Swinford. Hoeing received $79.06 in penny votes and Swinford’s total was $108.60. They are pictured with WISH-TV meteorologist Randy Ollis and Greensburg …

Morning Breeze Healthcare and Retirement Community in Greensburg hosted a Valentine’s fundraiser for the facility’s Activities Fund. Family, friends and visitors could cast a penny vote for their favorite candidates. Pictured are (front row, left to right) Valentine’s King George Prewitt ($2…

GREENSBURG — Incumbent Jamie Boling has announced her candidacy for re-election to the office of Decatur County Treasurer.

NASHVILLE — Dr. Ricardo Vasquez of the Vascular Center and Vein Clinic in Bloomington has teamed up with Wave Therapeutics, a division of woman-owned Bussert Medical, Inc. out of Nashville, Ind., to tackle the deadly and costly problem of bed sores – a medical challenge that strikes patients…

Decatur County Memorial Hospital will partner with the American Red Cross on March 5, 2020, for a blood drive at the hospital.

GREENSBURG – Clarity Pregnancy Services recently held a fundraiser banquet at Community Church of Greensburg on Vandalia Road.

GREENSBURG — A local project being developed by Keegan McCamment is progressing as planned.

GREENSBURG — “Pickleball,” a new sports and fitness craze, is sweeping the area and is making a huge impact on Greensburg townsfolk.

State Sens. Chip Perfect (R-Lawrenceburg, second from left) and Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg, center) honor Honda Manufacturing of Indiana for its contributions to the community at the Statehouse Tuesday, Feb. 11. Based in Greensburg, Honda Manufacturing of Indiana employs more than 2,500 peopl…

Helen Schwering was crowned Valentine’s Queen and Bob Schoettmer was crowned Valentine’s King at Crown Pointe Senior Living Community in Greensburg. It was a close race with Patty Lawrence on Schwering’s heels all the way. Schwering said that since she was Queen for the day, she did not want…

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Carl Edward Brogan, age 88 of Indianapolis passed away Friday, February 14, 2020 at Rawlins House in Pendleton. He was born November 7, 1931 in Liberty, Kentucky to the late Dennis and Monte Pearl (Barnett) Brogan. Carl served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He retired from G.E.…

Paul B. Lecher, age 88 of Batesville, died Monday, February 17, 2020 at his home. Born May 19, 1931 in Franklin County Indiana, he is the son of Anna (Nee: Schulte) and Peter Lecher. He married Joan Schebler July 6, 1957 at St. Anne's Church in Hamburg, Indiana. Paul served in the army durin…