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David Michael Weber, 57

David Michael Weber, 57, of Greensburg passed away on September 28, 2022. He was born on December 19, 1964 in Greensburg, Indiana the son of James H. Weber and Linda Gibson Brown. On November 11, 1994 he married Rhonda Gosnell. David worked for Carrier in Indianapolis. He enjoyed watching movies with his wife, spending time with his family and he adored his little dog, Gismo. David loved to play pool and to ride his motorcycle.
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Lockdown at Greensburg Junior High Following "Loud Bangs"

The lockdown was lifted after a sweep of the school by local police. (Greensburg, Ind.) – Protocols were put in place this morning at Greensburg Junior High School after two loud bangs were heard. Greensburg Police received a call about the sounds around 8:30 a.m. Once on the scene,...
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(Laurel, IN)--The Whitewater Valley has a new millionaire. Someone purchased a Powerball lottery ticket in Laurel for last Saturday night’s drawing. That ticket did not match the Powerball, but did match all other numbers. That means whoever has the ticket can claim a million dollars. The winner has not yet come forward to claim his or her prize.
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S.R. 46 closed for structure replacement near New Point

DECATUR COUNTY — Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will soon shut down State Road 46 for up to 45 days due to a box culvert replacement project in Decatur County. The road will close just over nine miles east of U.S. 421, between County Roads 850E and 950E, near New Point. Traffic will be routed along S.R. 3, I-74, and S.R. 229.

Osgood man receives Purple Heart plaque, quilt of valor

Wayne Peace of Osgood, was among those honored on Saturday, September 24 at the Lawrenceburg Fall Music Festival. The Annual Veteran’s Award was presented at the Civic Park with two others – Richard Craig and Greg Feldmann, receiving a Purple Heart Plaque and Quilt of Valor by the Rivertown Quilters, along with Peace.

Indiana mom accused of abandoning autistic son in Ohio sentenced to less than a year in prison

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- An Indiana mother accused of abandoning her autistic, non-verbal son in Ohio has been sentenced to six months in prison. According to a FOX59 report, 33-year-old Heather Nicole Adkins of Shelbyville pleaded guilty to child endangerment and was ordered to take parenting classes and get mental health and addiction treatment in prison.

Truck on order for Shelby County stolen during delivery

A truck ordered by the Shelby County Commissioners for the highway department was stolen while being delivered. Shelby County Commissioner Chris Ross. Ross says even if the dealer is able to quickly find a new truck chassis to ship it may not be in time to have the other pieces installed.
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Court docs: man threatened to ‘shoot up’ Gleaners over breakup

INDIANAPOLIS — A Columbus man faces multiple charges after police say he threatened to commit an act of terrorism after a breakup. The charges come after Gleaners Food Bank canceled a Community Cupboard distribution in response to a personal threat made to one of its employees. When that threat came in, they evacuated the building and canceled warehouse operations for the day.
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Lucy Ann Brown, 76

Lucy Ann Brown of Greensburg passed away on September 27, 2022 at the age of 76. She was born on June 29, 1946 in Richmond, Indiana, the daughter of Roy E. and Agnes (Worl) Koontz. Lucy was a 1964 graduate of Rushville High School where she played clarinet and loved participating in the marching band. On January 24, 1965, she married Steven K. Brown. Afterward, she stayed home to raise their two daughters. She enjoyed sewing and made all of her daughters’ clothes when they were little. Lucy was an avid gardener and loved growing flowers. As a devoted grandma, she loved watching her grandkids do anything: softball, soccer, dog shows, horse shows, academic team, choir, band, and drama performances. It was a personal hobby of Lucy’s to spoil her grandkids. She worked at Arby’s for the last 25 years, ever since the Arby’s in Greensburg opened. Many people will remember her as the voice of the drive thru.

5 winning Powerball tickets worth more than $3 million sold in Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS – Check your tickets! Five winning Powerball tickets worth more than $3.1 million collectively were sold in Indiana for Saturday’s drawing. According to the Hoosiers Lottery, the winning tickets included a $2 million ticket sold in New Albany and a $1 million ticket sold in Laurel. The tickets were for the Sept. 24 Powerball […]

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Safe Passage recently experienced the highest number of crisis calls to date on their hotline service. The Kristina Asche-Jones celebration of life in July at Pollard Bowl raised not just awareness of domestic violence but also dollars. The family generously donated $5000 of the proceeds from the benefit to Safe Passage. Family and friends gathered at the Sept. 21 check presentation to Safe Passage: from left, Ella Meyer, Bill Meyer, Autumn Humphries, Rick Pollard, Heather Humphries, Vicky Pollard, Erica Pollard, Safe Passage Executive Director Cari Kettman, Al, Dusty and Tina Asche, with children Kali, Konnor and Kaiya Asche. Photo provided.
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Greensburg Girls Soccer

Senior Emilee Ernstes Recognizes Mrs. Katrina Peters as Influential Faculty Mentor – Greensburg Falls to South Dearborn 9-0 The matchup between Greensburg and South Dearborn started with one of Greensburg’s Seniors recognizing an influential faculty member that made a difference in her life. Senior Emilee Ernstes honored Mrs. Katrina Peters. Ernstes added, “Not many students get the privilege to find a teacher who is just as much a friend as a teacher… From laughs or greetings in class, the hallway or at practice with “hey sunshine”, you never cease to make me laugh or smile… I look up to you and hope one day I can be half the person you are! I know that if I ever needed to talk to someone I can go to you. I can’t say thank you enough for everything and I’ll miss you tremendously after graduation.”
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North Decatur Boys Cross Country

The North Decatur Chargers traveled to Batesville High School to compete in the small school division of the invite claiming a 5th place finish. Leading the way for North was Kaysar Bowles finishing in 14th place with a time of 19:32, Senior Ryan Hancock continued his consistent running finishing in 19th in a time of 20:17. Freshman Logan O’Dell 20:51 and freshman Eli Weisenbach 20:53 finished 22nd and 23rd respectively. Adam Wade 22:12 and Noah Wesienbach 23:06 followed O’Dell and Eli Weisenbach. Senior Mason Dimett at 24:20, freshman Sam Cathey at 24:28 (new PR), and Landon Swango at 25:31 rounded out the Charger scoring for the meet.
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Jack E. Brewsaugh, 89

Jack Eugene Brewsaugh, age 89, of Greensburg passed away on September 23, 2022 at the St. Francis Hospital in Indianapolis. Jack was born on August 27, 1933 in Decatur County as the son of Orville and Lucille (Moulton) Brewsaugh. Jack attended Sandusky High School. During his high school years, he...

Discover Batesville Announces Launch of New Quarterly E-Newsletter

He e-newsletter will highlight Batesville’s economic development initiatives, awards, and businesses, celebrating growth opportunities within the community. (Batesville, Ind.) - The City of Batesville is proud to announce the launch of the economic development-focused Discover Batesville e-newsletter, which will be released on a quarterly basis. Designed for current and future residents, business owners, and leaders the e-newsletter will highlight Batesville’s economic development initiatives, awards, and businesses, celebrating growth opportunities within the community.
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No one injured in semi crash near Versailles

— No one was injured when a semi went off westbound US 50 near County Road 300 East around 7:00 Tuesday morning. Ripley County Sheriff’s deputies say a tractor-trailer driven by a Georgia man went off the side of the road near Versailles and struck a guardrail. The rig...