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Unidentified man hurt in motorcycle accident near Friendship

Friendship, IN — An unidentified motorcyclist was injured in a crash on the 7000 block of South Friendship Road around 6:45 last night. The bike went off the road, 50 feet down a hillside. The motorcyclist was the only person on the bike and was alert and responding when rescuers arrived on the scene.
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One Injured In South Friendship Road Motorcycle Crash

The crash took place Tuesday evening. Photo by the Friendship Volunteer Fire Department. (Versailles, Ind.) – One person was injured in a motorcycle accident in Versailles. The Friendship Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to the crash in the area of 7000 South Friendship Road on Tuesday around 6:46 p.m. Upon...
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Ripley County Community Foundation awards over $73,000 in scholarships

— The Ripley County Community Foundation (RCCF) is proud to announce that it is awarding $73,200 in scholarships to 43 individuals. Providing a quality scholarship program for local students is a main-stay of RCCF’s mission because of the vital role a higher education plays in boosting the comprehensive wealth of Ripley County. “The Board of Directors understands that a scholarship opportunity can be the key that opens the door to higher education for many local students; that is why we strive to offer many and varied scholarship programs” stated Amy Streator, Executive Director of the Ripley County Community Foundation. We would like to recognize the scholarship winners from the class of ’21:
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Chamber Luncheon To Feature Southeast's Business Research Director

The Ripley County Chamber of Commerce invites the community to join them for an economic outlook of our area on Thursday, June 24. SEMO Insurance is sponsoring an economic outlook luncheon with guest speaker Dr. David Yaskewich from Southeast Missouri State University. The event will be held at the Ripley...
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Ripley County Confirms 11th COVID-Related Death Of '21

Ripley County authorities confirmed Monday a new death connected to the COVID-19 virus. Coroner Mike Jackson and health center director Jan Morrow announced the latest death of a Ripley County resident who suffered from COVID-19 among other underlying conditions. So far in 2021, 11 deaths have been confirmed in Ripley...
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Storms, flash floods Saturday evening cause problems around the area

Franklin/Ripley Counties, IN — Severe thunderstorms rumbled through the area Saturday evening. Heavy rains in a short amount of time caused flooding which forced the closing of a number of roads in Franklin County. The Sheriff’s Office says Snail Creek Road between Coffee Road and Shop Road remains closed until further notice due to deterioration caused by the flash flooding.
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Severe thunderstorm warning for Ripley County, Indiana

RIPLEY COUNTY, Ind. — The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Ripley County, Indiana. The NWS said a severe thunderstorm was located near Osgood, Indiana, and moving south at 20 mph with 60 mph wind gusts and possible quarter-sized hail. The severe thunderstorm warning is issued until...
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Ripley County Democrats to hold ARP event in Osgood

— The Ripley County Democratic Party will hold a free “America Rescue Plan” event next Friday, June 18 at 5 pm at the Ripley County Fairgrounds. Local party officials say the event will focus on the work of President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, Representatives Andre Carson, and Frank Mrvan, Jr., plus Statehouse Democrats have put in with the American Rescue Plan (ARP).
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$45,000 in Scholarships Awarded To 45 Local Graduates

Congratulations and good luck to all recipients. (Rising Sun, Ind.) - The Rising Sun Regional Foundation was able to award $45,000 in scholarships to graduates of Ohio and Ripley Counties. To be eligible for the scholarships graduating students had to:. Reside in Ohio or Ripley County or the City of...
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'Creating a Greener Tomorrow'

RIPLEY COUNTY – The Ripley County Community Foundation has a mission to support the overall comprehensive wealth of Ripley County. The Board of Directors is focusing on two forms of wealth in 2021; the environment, and arts and culture. One way the RCCF is being a champion for the local...
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RCCF welcomes new interns

RIPLEY COUNTY – The Ripley County Community Foundation is pleased to welcome their summer interns, Grace Vanderbur and Riley Schebler. The summer internship is designed to provide real-life work experience for students wishing to experience the role that the foundation plays in the community’s quality of life. Grace is a...
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Rollover crash near Friendship early Saturday remains under investigation

Friendship, IN — Police, firefighters, and EMS personnel responded to a rollover crash just after 1 am Saturday on the 6,000 block of South Friendship Road in Ripley County. A vehicle hit a tree, but the driver who was involved could not be found by rescuers when they arrived on the scene. After a brief search, the driver was located and treated. It is believed the driver left the scene and may have become disoriented.
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RCCF welcomes summer interns

Ripley County, IN — The Ripley County Community Foundation (RCCF) is pleased to welcome their summer interns, Grace Vanderbur and Riley Schebler. The summer internship is designed to provide real-life work experience for students wishing to experience the role that the foundation plays in the community’s quality of life. Grace...
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Dr. James Drummond, 79, New Palestine, Formerly of Osgood

Dr. James A. Drummond, 79, of New Palestine, formerly of Osgood passed away at 3:37pm, Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at his home. He was born in Ft. Wayne on October 6, 1941 the son of Arthur and Georgia Fern Skelton Drummond. He was married to Sharon Shaner on September 11, 1965 and his wife of 55 years survives. Other survivors include one daughter Tamara (William) Butler of Shelbyville; one son Andrew (Karen) Drummond of Monterey, California; two grandchildren May Drummond and Hannah Butler. Dr. Drummond was a 1959 graduate of Ft. Wayne South High School and a 1966 graduate of the Indiana University School of Medicine. He served his internship in Lexington, Kentucky and his residency in Canton, Ohio. Dr. Drummond was boarded in clinical and anatomical pathology and was also a General Practitioner of Medicine. He and Sharon served as missionaries to the Congo from 1968 to 1970 and also in 1970 he graduated from the Lexington Theological Seminary with a Masters Degree in Divinity. In 1979 he and Sharon opened their medical practice in Milan and practiced there until his retirement on December 20, 2013. Dr. Drummond had served as Ripley County Health Officer and was a member of the American Medical Association as well as the College of American Pathologists. In his spare time he enjoyed model trains, collecting stamps, and was an avid reader. Funeral services for Dr. Drummond will he held on Tuesday, June 8th at 11am at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles. Graveside services will be at 2pm at the Forest Hill Cemetery in Shelbyville. Visitation will be on Monday at the funeral home from 5pm to 7pm. Memorials may be given to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital in care of the funeral home.
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Ripley County Students Receive Governor's Work Ethic Certificate

Congratulations to the 29 students that received this certificate. (Ripley County, Ind.) Genesis: Pathways to Success, an initiative ran by Ripley County Community Foundation awarded 29 students from Ripley County Schools. 22 students from Jac-Cen-Del High School and 7 from South Ripley received Governor’s Work Ethic Certificates (GWEC). This certificate...
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RIPLEY COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION IS CREATING “A GREENER TOMORROW”

Support the overall comprehensive wealth of Ripley County. (RIPLEY COUNTY, INDIANA) The Ripley County Community Foundation (RCCF) has a mission to support the overall comprehensive wealth of Ripley County. The Board of Directors is focusing on two forms of wealth in 2021; the environment, and arts and culture. One way the community foundation is being a champion for the local environment is through a program called “A Greener Tomorrow.” With this program, RCCF hopes to raise awareness for the natural beauty that surrounds us, to preserve the current environmental assets, and to plant species that will sustain the local habitat for future generations. In April of this year, with the assistance of a committee, RCCF distributed over 300 trees throughout Ripley County. All trees were indigenous to the Hoosier State, which included Oak, Red Bud, Elm, Poplar, and 15 other species, and were planted with the assistance of Hillenbrand employees, Milan High School Landscape Management Class, Oldenburg Academy students, and multiple Park and Town Managers. It is the hope that these trees will help sustain the local habitat for generations to come.