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Staff advocate added to Franklin County CASA program  Batesville Herald Tribune

Jessica Reese, Brookville, has been added to the Franklin County Court-Appointed Special Advocates program as a part-time staff advocate.  Newsexaminer

BROOKVILLE — Knowing that they needed to take care of business if they were to have any chance of winning the Eastern Indiana Athletic Conference for a fifth ...

George Edward Kraus  Country 103.9 WRBI

George Edward Kraus, of Brookville, was born on June 18, 1962 in Connersville, Indiana, a son to Kenneth E. and Josephine Locke Kraus. He graduated from ...

Legislators eye education issues | Local News  Batesville Herald Tribune

BROOKVILLE – District 68 state Rep. Randy Lyness, District 42 state Sen. Jean Leising and District 27 state Sen. Jeff Raatz attended Breakfast With Your ...

Changing habits will pay off for the environment  Batesville Herald Tribune

BROOKVILLE – The connection between the phrase "reduce, reuse, recycle" and conservation was explored by keynote speaker Mandy Creech at the 56th ...

Jim Hughes, Franklin Co. Hall Of Fame Baseball Coach, Dies  Eagle 99.3 FM WSCH

Hughes spent 50 years as a coach and educator at Franklin County and Brookville schools.

FC CAN volunteers support cancer patients | Local News  Batesville Herald Tribune

FC CAN – which stands for Franklin County Cancer Assistance Now – was founded in 2014.

FCCF Announces Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Recipient  Eagle 99.3 FM WSCH

Kelsey James has been named the 2019 winner of the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship by the Franklin County Community Foundation.

Jim Hughes – Brookville  Country 103.9 WRBI

James Richard Hughes of Brookville, was born on November 16, 1944 in Connersville, a son to Russell and Mollie Nolan Hughes. He married Mary Lou Riggins ...

Voter Information Guide | Local News  Batesville Herald Tribune

These are the Franklin and Ripley county candidates in contested races for county council, commissioner, assessor, coroner and sheriff who responded to ...

ISTEP Scores Remain Low Statewide; View Local Results  Eagle 99.3 FM WSCH

ISTEP pass rates from the Spring 2018 test are relatively stagnant compared to the previous year.

Texas fugitive captured in Franklin County sex offender sweep  Country 103.9 WRBI

Brookville, In. — Officers from the Franklin County Sheriff's Department and the U.S. Marshall's *Service* conducted 32 surprise sex offender checks. Ross Allen ...

Korb-Sacksteder engagement  The Republic

Allison Korb and Andrew Sacksteder of North Vernon announce their engagement.Miss Korb graduated from Franklin County High School in 2008 and from ...

'Lilly Scholar' named in Franklin County  Country 103.9 WRBI

Brookville, In. — Franklin County high School student Lauren Kiel has been introduced as the Franklin County Community Foundation 2018 Lilly Endowment ...

OA senior earns queen crown | Local News  Batesville Herald Tribune

BROOKVILLE – For Ingrid Miller, her association with 4-H has been more than just a means of passing time during summer breaks. In her case, it more or less ...

Six vie for Franklin County crown | Local News  Batesville Herald Tribune

The first order of business for the 2017 Franklin County 4-H Fair is the selection of a queen and her court to preside over the July 17-22 event, a process.

Amanda L. Peters, 35, Batesville  Country 103.9 WRBI

Amanda L. Peters, age 35, of Batesville, Indiana and formerly of Austin, Texas died late Friday evening November 16, 2018 at the Waters of Batesville following ...

Coats for Kids Drive kicks off Sept. 28 | Local News  Batesville Herald Tribune

"You can help children to stay warm this winter by donating your new or gently used kids' coats to the United Way of Franklin County Coats for Kids Drive," ...

Four local singers selected for the Indiana Honors Choir  Country 103.9 WRBI

Brookville, In. — Four Franklin County High School students have been selected to perform with the Indian Honors Choir. Ali Sanders and Laura Edwards will ...

Highpoint Health Awards Scholarships To 11 High School Seniors  Eagle 99.3 FM WSCH

The recipients have been accepted into degree programs in healthcare fields.

Road Warriors: Brookville volleyball team thriving despite hurdles  Lynchburg News and Advance

The old gym at Brookville High School is cramped. That's the first thing a visitor notices when walking into the nearly 50-year-old confines, now used as an ...

Over 1,000 contributed to foundation last year | Local News  Batesville Herald Tribune

BROOKVILLE – Four new Franklin County Community Foundation endowment funds have been established since the last fiscal year ending Aug. 31, 2016 ...

Animal shelter takes in an average of one a day  Batesville Herald Tribune

METAMORA – Fewer dog owners are claiming their roaming pets at the Franklin County Animal Shelter.

Former Reds manager Miley to lead Franklin County  Indianapolis Star

Dave Miley reached the ultimate heights as a baseball manager. He led the Cincinnati Reds from 2003-05, and while he only spent those three seasons in the ...

Henry County mourns passing of star athlete Henry Johnson  Lynchburg News and Advance

The Drewry Mason standout went on to play football for Virginia.

4-H 10-year members recognized | Local News  Batesville Herald Tribune

Twenty-four young men and women are celebrating this week's Franklin County 4-H Fair as 10-year members of the organization.

Free health fair screenings in Brookville | Local News  Batesville Herald Tribune

The best way to have great health and a long life full of quality is to learn all you can. Now area residents have a chance to increase their knowledge free of ...

University names new football coach  Bluffton Icon

Aaron Krepps from Ada, has been promoted to head football coach of the Bluffton University Beavers. He replaces Denny Dorrel who resigned after four season ...

USA Football, Colts Award NFL Foundation-Funded Grant to Local Youth and School-Based Football Programs

USA Football, the sport's national governing body and a member of the U.S. Olympic Committee, and the Indianapolis Colts recently awarded grants for new ...

Andy Race – Brookville  Country 103.9 WRBI

Andrew Lee Race, of Brookville, was born on November 28, 1979 in Oxford, Ohio, the son of Robert “Hoss” and Margaret “Peggy” Fledderman Race.

UVA junior Bryce Hall has made his NFL decision, but won't share until after Belk Bowl  Lynchburg News and Advance

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Virginia junior cornerback Bryce Hall has made his decision on whether to return for his senior football season or turn pro. But with one ...

Franklin County Wildcats power by Batesville | Local Sports  Batesville Herald Tribune

BROOKVILLE – The Franklin County High School boys' basketball team rolled out their seniors to defeat Batesville High School 55-42 Jan. 22 in Brookville.

Dave Miley finds a new baseball life in Indiana  WCPO Cincinnati

He spent 35 years in pro baseball as a player, a coach and a manager. And now he's taking his knowledge to the high school diamond.

One-fifth had food safety issues | Local News  Batesville Herald Tribune

There seem to be more retail food establishments than ever in Franklin County.

Hunter and Koors win Sectional Championships | Local Sports  Greensburg Daily News

BROOKVILLE — Greensburg wrestled at Franklin County High School on Saturday for the Sectional Championships.

Popo in 9: Reds have the best winning streak in interleague play  WCPO Cincinnati

In the past, the Reds have been horrendous in interleague play, but not this year. They're 7-1 with six straight wins. In fact, the Reds have the best winning streak ...

Lady Trojans roll to sectional crown | Local Sports  Batesville Herald Tribune

BROOKVILLE – None of the 12 teams competing against East Central had any grand illusions of unseating the Lady Trojans during the 2018 IHSAA girls track ...

Festive holiday events start this week | Local News  Batesville Herald Tribune

In addition to the Dec. 7 Batesville Community Tree Lighting (please see story in next issue), there are 37 activities scheduled to make December ultra merry.

5 thoughts on UVa's win over Louisville: Snowden the real deal  Lynchburg News and Advance

Virginia's football team opened the ACC portion of its schedule with a victory for the second year in a row, defeating Louisville 27-3 on Saturday behind a stout ...

Security upped at 2 Tri-State schools Wednesday after threats  WLWT Cincinnati

There is extra security at two Tri-State schools Wednesday because of school threats.

Date set for Virginia basketball teams' Blue-White scrimmages  Lynchburg News and Advance

The Virginia men's and women's basketball programs will hold their Blue-White scrimmages and Meet the Teams Day on Saturday, Oct. 13 at John Paul Jones ...

Indiana school district mourns loss of principal who died on Christmas Day  Fox 59

FOUNTAIN CITY, Ind. – The principal of an east central Indiana school district died on Christmas Day after suffering a pulmonary embolism. Funeral services for ...

Stronger TB surveillance coming after disease found in SE Indiana deer  WTHR

State officials are working with southeastern Indiana's cattle owners to explain their bovine tuberculosis testing plans after the disease was found in the wild in ...

Roundup: UNOH on cusp of making NAIA World Series in baseball  Lima Ohio

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. — The University of Northwestern Ohio baseball team is one win away from advancing to the NAIA World Series after defeating Point P.

Pirates eye Tigers | Local Sports  Greensburg Daily News

BROOKVILLE – When the bell rings for Round Three, Greensburg High School volleyball coach JuneAnn Rigney hopes her Pirates are ready.

Seniors honored by DCHF  Country 103.9 WRBI

Lawrenceburg, In. — The Dearborn County Hospital Foundation recognized 17 high school seniors at their annual scholarship banquet hosted by the Dearborn ...

New BCSC faculty profiled | Local News  Batesville Herald Tribune

Fourteen teachers and an athletic director have joined the Batesville Community School Corp.

GREGORY: Eric McClure suffers from Epstein-Barr virus, but he battles on  Lynchburg News and Advance

Eric McClure has seven kids, five businesses and two race teams.

Hillcats reliever Lovegrove reflects on African, MLB history  Lynchburg News and Advance

Kieran Lovegrove first remembers throwing a ball — a cricket ball — on the beach in Cape Town, South Africa.

UIndy announces changes in wrestling program  University of Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS — The University of Indianapolis has named Terry Wetherald its Interim Head Wrestling Coach and Kyle Fellure (pronounced fell-OOR) Interim ...

Gretna football team looking to improve every day, fill void at quarterback

GRETNA — With 2014 preseason camp underway, Gretna coach Cole Simpson said the Hawks are focusing on filling the void at quarterback left by the ...

B.Y.'s Bianca Rogers named All-Metro Girls Soccer Player of the Year

YANCEYVILLE, N.C. - Bartlett Yancey's Bianca Rogers is tall for a sophomore, standing five foot seven.

Tunstall falls to Lord Botetourt in 3A West soccer quarterfinals

DALEVILLE — A season of historic proportions for Tunstall boys soccer came to an end Tuesday at the hands of Lord Botetourt.

Dave Ross: The Unmistakable Voice for Over Four Decades  The Roanoke Star

His voice is immediately recognizable. His name is quickly associated with high school and college radio and television broadcasts. Coaches, athletes and ...

Conklin emerging as one of area's top shooters  Lynchburg News and Advance

FOREST — Last summer, Timberlake Christian point guard Cole Conklin played AAU basketball against some of the best high school players in the Lynchburg ...

Ingram steals show during NASCAR Hall of Fame induction ceremony  Lynchburg News and Advance

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The confidence a short-track driver takes from one track to another is contagious. No matter what configuration, banking in the corners or ...

Magna Vista football defeats Heritage, heads to 3A West second round  Martinsville Bulletin

Magna Vista's defense started strong, then the Warriors' offense got rolling in the second quarter on the way to a 49-20 win over No. 13 Heritage in the opening ...

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