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GREENSBURG — Another successful Chautauqua was held at Greensburg Community High School this week.

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GREENSBURG - Representatives from Decatur County Memorial Hospital recently met at the Greensburg Adult Center to provide an informative program to attendees. Approximately 20 individuals learned about Diabetes, DCMH Emergency Services and Specialty Clinics.

OLDENBURG — State Senator Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg) said in recent months her office has received concerns from administrators, teachers, parents and students about Indiana’s educational standards and testing requirements – most specifically, the Indiana Learning Evaluation Assessment Readi…

HOLTON – At approximately 4 p.m. Wednesday, the Indiana State Police and Ripley County Sheriff’s Department investigated a two vehicle crash near Holton that resulted in the death of a Columbus woman.

COLUMBUS – The Ivy Tech Community College Columbus campus is hosting a special enrollment day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19 at their 4475 Central Avenue location in Columbus.

GREENSBURG — Greensburg Community Schools plan to be open Tuesday despite the statewide rally at the Statehouse called Red for Ed Action Day.

GREENSBURG – Indiana residents are encouraged to keep safety in mind as Winter Weather Preparedness Week is currently being observed.

DECATUR COUNTY — The Decatur County Traffic Safety Partnership (Decatur County Sheriff’s Office and Greensburg Police Department) will be conducting overtime patrols during the holidays thanks to a $35,400 traffic safety improvement grant from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

GREENSBURG – A rare and almost priceless opportunity awaits an art lover at Art on the Square Gallery.

Local clubs, service groups, fraternal organizations, and others are encouraged to send their Coming Events information to the Daily News at news@greensburgdailynews.com with “Events” in the subject line or Daily News, PO Box 106, Greensburg, IN 47240.

GREENSBURG – Decatur County Special Olympics Bowlers competed for first, second and third place medals recently during the Special Olympics Area 9 State Bowling Championships at Woodland Bowl in Indianapolis.

JACKSON COUNTY – The Indiana State Police recently conducted an investigation into a Jackson County pig farm after receiving a complaint of animal abuse from the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).

COLUMBUS – The Ivy Tech Community College Columbus campus is hosting a special enrollment event to help residents get started in pursuing their educational goals and advancing their careers.

BATESVILLE – On July 22, 2019, Lifeguard Josh Eckstein called on his American Red Cross training in First Aid/CPR/AED to save a victim struggling in the local YMCA swimming pool. Connie Fledderman, a staff member at the facility, also stepped in to assist with the response.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue released the following statement on China’s decision to lift its ban on poultry imports from the United States:

GREENSBURG — Veterans and their relatives, community members and employees gathered around the flag pole area at Decatur County Memorial Hospital on Monday morning to honor the veterans of this county.

GREENSBURG — A public presentation focusing on the proposed Decatur Hills landfill expansion was held Tuesday night, highlighted by speakers from the Indiana Department of Environmental Management and Dr. Terry West from Purdue University.

Local clubs, service groups, fraternal organizations, and others are encouraged to send their Coming Events information to the Daily News at news@greensburgdailynews.com with “Events” in the subject line or Daily News, PO Box 106, Greensburg, IN 47240.

GREENSBURG – A local woman has been arrested on preliminary charges alleging she stole from a Decatur County church.

GREENSBURG – The Kids’ Closet of Decatur County will soon be open for the last time of this calendar year.

GREENSBURG – In preparation for the holiday season, the Salvation Army’s 2019 “Red Kettle” campaign is nearly underway and “bell ringers” are needed in front of the Greensburg Walmart Super Center.

Tree County Players Treasurer Hanna Giesting and TCP Board President Cathy Lincourt recently presented a check for almost $1,500 to Decatur County Meals On Wheels Director Diana Robbins. “Bill Rethlake One Night Only,” presented in September at the TCP Playhouse, was a sell out and netted Me…

Local clubs, service groups, fraternal organizations, and others are encouraged to send their Coming Events information to the Daily News at news@greensburgdailynews.com with “Events” in the subject line or Daily News, PO Box 106, Greensburg, IN 47240.

DECATUR COUNTY — Decatur County Community Schools will be closed Tuesday (Nov. 19), school officials have announced.

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GREENSBURG — One Community, One Family, an organization focused on support for parents and children whose lives have been touched by mental health or behavioral issues, is branching out to support families in the Decatur County area.

DECATUR COUNTY – South Decatur Elementary hosted their first ever Space Night on Friday, Nov. 8.

GREENSBURG — Forty-seven students were inducted into the Greensburg Community High School Chapter of the National Honor Society on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019.

Local clubs, service groups, fraternal organizations, and others are encouraged to send their Coming Events information to the Daily News at news@greensburgdailynews.com with “Events” in the subject line or Daily News, PO Box 106, Greensburg, IN 47240.

INDIANAPOLIS—Over nearly 20 years Hoosiers went from having lower than average healthcare costs to medical expenses that were much higher than average and a Ball State University study helps explain why.

GREENSBURG — Every Veterans Day, North Decatur Jr./Sr. High School honors the sacrifice of those who have served in the United States military.

GREENSBURG – Aspen Place held a rousing service Monday honoring veterans living at the facility that included speeches by District American Legion Auxiliary Commander Wanda Imel and local attorney Bill Smith.

Monday evening's Veterans Parade in Greensburg has been cancelled due to concerns about the weather. A Veterans Day service will be held inside Gilliland-Howe Funeral Home at 5:15 p.m. Open to all area veterans, their families and interested citizens.

GREENSBURG – High Point Events in Greensburg recently hosted an unusual but fun and informative event for brides-to-be: a bridal fair complete with catering, fashion, photographers, and even a runway show that helped young brides through the growing and increasingly complicated business of p…

GREENSBURG — Veterans, their family members, members of the general public and Decatur County Memorial Hospital administrators and staff gathered ‘round the flag pole in front of the main entrance at the local hospital for a Veterans Day program Monday morning.

The Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) encourages Hoosiers to use Winter Weather Preparedness Week, Nov. 10-16, as an opportunity to properly prepare for upcoming winter weather.

GREENSBURG — North Decatur Jr./Sr. High School will again be honoring veterans this year.

Local clubs, service groups, fraternal organizations, and others are encouraged to send their Coming Events information to the Daily News at news@greensburgdailynews.com with “Events” in the subject line or Daily News, PO Box 106, Greensburg, IN 47240.

GREENSBURG — Monday is Veterans Day and plans for a parade and public service on the Square have been announced.

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Roughly 15% of premature births in the U.S. happen due to a pregnancy complication caused by high blood pressure, called preeclampsia. While sometimes symptoms dissipate after the mother gives birth, preeclampsia can lead to permanent damage to the kidneys or death.

OLDENBURG – The Oldenburg Academy Drama Club is rehearsing “The Monologue Show: A Comedy” and will open for two shows on Nov. 15 and 16 in the Oldenburg Academy Auditorium.

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Mary E. Krekeler, age 94 of Batesville, died Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at St. Andrew's Health Campus. Born January 16, 1925 in Sandusky, Indiana, she is the daughter of Frances (Nee: Wenning) and Henry Haunert. She married Stanley Krekeler July 24, 1946 at St. Maurice Church in St. Maurice,…