Decatur County, IN

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Cleanup continues after weekend storms and flooding

Southeastern IN — Cleanup efforts continue throughout Southeastern Indiana following Friday night’s severe storms and Saturday morning’s heavy rain. All customers of Southeastern Indiana REMC, Decatur County REMC, and Duke Energy customers in the area who had electric power knocked offline have since had service restored. Decatur County REMC is...
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Greensburg Bread of Life launches Crowdfunding campaign for “Make Room for More”

—Greensburg residents will have expanded access to free hot meals and community space if a new crowdfunding campaign reaches its goal of raising $50,000 by July 31. If successful, the project led by the Greensburg Community Bread of Life will receive a matching grant as part of the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority’s (IHCDA) CreatINg Places program.
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Storms, flooding hammer SE Indiana Friday night into Saturday

Southeastern IN — It was a Friday night full of violent weather throughout Southeastern Indiana, with problems continuing into Saturday. Tornado warnings and severe thunderstorms warnings were issued due to heavy rain, lightning, thunder and some hail, along with numerous flash flood advisories, watches and warnings. A funnel cloud was...
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Storms rock county late Friday

DECATUR COUNTY — Residents of Greensburg and surrounding communities were blindsided by unusually high winds and torrential downpours Friday evening and Saturday morning. Two major storm cells moved through the area creating widespread flooding and high wind damage, reminiscent of the tornadoes that swept the area in 2008. Friday evening,...
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“Shell game” leads to robbery at St. Paul truck stop

— The Decatur County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a robbery that took place Thursday afternoon around 1:00 at the Love’s Truck Stop on Old US 421 in St. Paul. Sheriff David Durant told WRBI News that four white males got out of a black Chrysler minivan and walked around the parking lot telling truck drivers they had won the lottery and would give each of the truckers $50.
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Flash flood warning issues for northern Bartholomew County

INDIANAPOLIS — The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for northern Bartholomew County. Other areas under the flash flood warning are Decatur County, southern Johnson County, southern Rush County and Shelby County. The warning is in effect until 10:30 a.m. Thunderstorms producing heavy rain are causing the...
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Section of State Road 3 in Decatur County to close Tuesday for culvert replacement

— Indiana Department of Transportation contractor Paul H. Rohe Company plans to close a section of State Road 3 in Decatur County on or after Tuesday, June 22, for a culvert replacement following a pipe failure earlier this week. The road will close between C.R. 650 N. and C.R. 1100 S./C.R. 800 N. and is scheduled to reopen by end of day on Friday, June 25, weather permitting. The official detour route will follow I-74 to S.R. 244 at Exit 119.
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POLICE BLOTTER

Information provided by area law enforcement agencies. Criminal charges are merely accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. 6:17 a.m.: Fire mutual aid reported in the 10,000 block of S. CR 365 W. Burney Fire Dept. June 19. 9:15 a.m.: Water rescue reported in the...
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Annual 'Strawberry Festival' a success

GREENSBURG – This year’s Decatur County United Fund Strawberry Festival was a huge success. The organization is $12,210 closer to their campaign goal as a result of the effort. A total of 1,247 pre-orders were made and delivered throughout the morning and early afternoon of June 11. Several hundred more...
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Ind. 3 to close for culvert replacement

DECATUR COUNTY — Indiana Department of Transportation contractor Paul H. Rohe Company plans to close a section of Ind. 3 in Decatur County on or after Tuesday, June 22, for a culvert replacement following a recent pipe failure. The road will close between CR 650 N. and CR 1100 S./CR...
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Weather-delayed Race For Caleb set for Saturday

— The Race for Caleb, which was postponed last weekend due to wet track conditions at the Decatur County Fairgrounds, has been rescheduled for Saturday. Gates open at 2 pm. Admission to the pits is $10, with hillside viewing available for 5 bucks. T-shirts are also on sale for $13. Besides truck drags, there will be concessions, raffles, and a 50-50 drawing.
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City Council gives approval to pursue READI grant money

With resolutions from both the Shelbyville City Council and the Shelby County Council, the Shelby County Development Corporation will be working to get $50 million in grant money through the Indiana Economic Development Corporation. Shelbyville and Shelby County are teaming up with Decatur County, Rush County, Greensburg, Rushville and Batesville...
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POLICE BLOTTER

Information provided by area law enforcement agencies. Criminal charges are merely accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. Decatur Co. Sheriff’s Dept. Arrests. June 16. 10 a.m.: Jewel K. Johnson, 58, Greensburg, was arrested on a preliminary charge of dealing meth. 12:04 p.m.: Christopher A....
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EVENTS

We welcome news about upcoming Southeastern Indiana events from area not-for-profit organizations. Email them to news@greensburgdailynews.com. Questions may be directed to Kevin Green at 812-663-3111 ext. 217056. Recurring. The Tree City Classics Car Club hosts a “cruise in” starting at 5 p.m. the second Saturday of the month at Frisch’s...
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St. Paul Tavern makes a big pivot to keep the town safe and fed

You can pull up a chair again and order a cold one at St. Paul Tavern. Or you can grab a menu and order dinner. The tavern survived 2020 and is fully open. St. Paul, population 900 right on the the border of Shelby and Decatur Counties, has had a tavern in one form or another since World War II.
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Tree City Rolling tour approaching

GREENSBURG — The 13th annual Tree City Rolling Tour and Century Ride for 2021 is June 26, just one week from today. The fundraiser, which dates back to 2008, benefits the Decatur County Family YMCA’s Annual Campaign Scholarship Fund. It starts in front of the courthouse, takes riders out and...
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New Point VFD Peach Sale fundraiser going on now through Sunday

The New Point Volunteer Fire Department (NPVFD) is holding a Georgia Peach fundraiser benefitting Decatur County Special Olympics, the Salt Creek Junior Farmers 4-H group, and NPVFD. Full or 25-pound boxes are available for $37. One-layer trays, or 15 pounds, cost $25. Orders are being taken now through June 20...