Coaches Corner On WRBI Monday Night (10-7)

first_imgListen to Southeastern Indiana’s top local sports show, Coaches Corner with Hall of Famer Ron Raver, Monday Night at 6 at Ison’s Family Pizza in Batesville.Andy Koors will be filling in for Ron.Guests include Shane Wellman-Franklin County Football, Jackie Fitzgerald-Oldenburg Academy Boys Tennis, Jody Thomas and Kateri Paul-Batesville Volleyball Coaches, and Eric Heppner-Batesville Football.Thank you to Ison’s Family Pizza for hosting Coaches Corner on WRBI.last_img

Oldenburg Couple Accused Of Treatment Plant Theft

first_imgInvestigators say an Oldenburg couple was busted for theft while a 3-year-old child was in the vehicle with them.Officers received a call early Monday afternoon after workers at the waste water treatment plant in Batesville said they saw a man and woman stealing scrap metal from behind the property fence at the plant.When a worker approached the alleged culprits, police said the couple fled in their vehicle. The worker notified authorities and followed the suspects.Police caught up with the couple at the Newpoint Hotel on S.R. 46 where the suspects were arrested.According to Batesville Police Chief Stan Holt, items stolen from the treatment plant were recovered in the suspect’s car.Authorities say they arrested the driver of the vehicle, 24-year-old Sarah Harrison and passenger 23-year-old Omar Richardson, on a preliminary charge of theft (class D felony).A 3-year-old child was also in the vehicle during the time of arrest. Police hinted that Harrison may also face child neglect charges.last_img read more

Governor’s Workplace Safety Awards applications open

INDIANAPOLIS — Employers can now apply for the 2015 Governor’s Workplace Safety Awards. These annual occupational safety and health awards honor Hoosier employers that advance the health, safety, and prosperity of Hoosiers.Indiana workplaces of all types and sizes are eligible for the awards, including businesses, municipalities, unions, schools, service organizations, and nonprofits.Awards are presented to organizations that have demonstrated exceptional workplace safety and health programs as well as processes or techniques relative to each organization’s size.To download an award application, visit must be received by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce no later than 5 p.m. (EST), Friday, Jan. 30, 2015.

Cardinals Basketball Results

first_imgThe St. Louis 8th grade boys basketball team lost to  St. Michael’s Tuesday evening 39 to 34.Adam Cox led the Cardinals in scoring , finishing with 15 points. Evan Vogelsang, & Charlie Dice had 5 points each. Johnathan Deal, Zach Harmeyer & Eli Tuveson rounded out the scoring with each adding a 3 point bucket.Courtesy of Cardinals Coach Mike Burkhart.The St Louis Cardinals 7th grade basketball team were on the road last night visiting St. Michael’s of Brookville winning 45-23.St. Michael’s played the Cardinals tough to start the game as they played solid defense and kept the game close with the score 8-4 at the end of the 1st quarter. In the second quarter, the Cardinals defense stepped up and their offense caught fire with Wil Freeland, Lleyton Ratcliff and Andrew Oesterling leading the way. Jack Forbeck hit a last second shot to end the 1st half and put the Cardinals up 27-6 going into intermission.St. Michael’s came out of the 2nd half ready to play and outscored the Cardinals 13-8 for the 3rd quarter. Sam Voegele for the Cardinals hit a couple key baskets to help keep St. Michael’s from getting too close. The quarter ended with St. Louis leading St. Michael’s 33-19.In the fourth quarter, the Cardinals controlled the boards and continued to play great defense and finished the game with a final score of 45-23.The Cardinals received solid defensive play from Kurt Siefert on the perimeter and Sam Voegele, Ben Schebler and Karsen Macke on the boards.The Cardinals next game is Thursday at home against Laurel. The game time is 6:00.Courtesy of Cardinals Coach Jim Oesterling.The St. Louis 5th grade boys basketball team played St. Paul’s this evening and won their 5th game of the season. The Cardinals outscored the visitors from St. Paul’s 24-9.The Cardinals started a bit sluggish and found themselves tied at 4-4 after the first quarter. Buckets began to fall in the second and third quarter as the Cardinals led 20-7 after three. Defense proved to be the deciding factor as the Cardinals held St. Paul’s to one bucket in the fourth quarter.Aidan Geers, Frank Forbeck, Nate Reder, Conner Ertel and Jack Hollins played good team defense while the scoring leaders for the evening were Alec Bunselmeier (9), Benjamin Harmeyer (9), Luke Meer (4), and Nate Vankirk (2).The next game will be this Thursday, December 3 at St. Nicholas. Please come out to the game and cheer the Cardinals on.Courtesy of Cardinals Coach John Harmeyer.last_img read more

Today is the Great American Smokeout

first_imgINDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Today, is the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout, a day to commit to being tobacco free.The Great American Smokeout encourages smokers to make a plan to quit.By quitting, smokers will be taking an important step toward improving their health and reducing their risk of cancer and other chronic diseases.The number of Indiana adults who smoke has fallen since 2011, but more than 1 million Indiana adults, or 20.6 percent of the adult population, still use tobacco, putting them at risk of cancer and chronic disease.Hoosiers can receive free help in quitting tobacco by calling 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669) or visiting

Chester Baylor

first_imgChester R. Baylor, 97, of Milan passed away Tuesday evening January 24, 2017 at his residence.  Chester was born Thursday September 25, 1919 in Milan the son of Charles and Anna (Buchold) Baylor.  .Chester was drafted as part of the first troop from Ripley County in 1941 to serve our country in WWII.  After serving in the US Army in the South Pacific, Chester returned to Milan and married Ruth Hamilton on December 20, 1945.Chester Baylor is the founder of Baylor Trucking, Inc.  He expanded the family business after the war hauling furniture from the Milan Furniture Factory.  Chester and wife Ruth developed the company with an entrepreneurial spirit and hard work hauling freight throughout the Midwest and to the East Coast.  Chester was a proud member of the Milan American Legion Post #235, the Milan United Methodist Church, Milan Masonic Lodge F&AM #31, and the Southeastern Indiana Shrine Club of the Murat Temple.  He enjoyed being active in the community; supporting local activities, dancing at the Legion, golfing with friends, driving a semi-truck in parades and creating the Chester and Ruth Baylor Scholarship Fund, which is now the Dollars for Scholars.Chester was preceded in death by his wife Ruth and his son, Robert (Bob) Baylor.  Surviving are his daughter Bonnie Baylor Hammond of Cincinnati, son Steve (Judy) Baylor of Milan,and daughter in law, Beth Baylor of Lawrenceburg.  Chester was blessed with 6 grandchildren; Cari Baylor, Ben (Suzy) Hammond, Kelly (Bill) Shelton, Katie (Dan) Petrossi, Jenny (Chris) Swisher, and Adam Baylor.  He often smiled in adoration at his eight great grandchildren.Visitation will be held Saturday January 28, 2017 from 11:00am until 1:00 PM at Milan United Methodist Church, 306 S. Main St, Milan, In. 47031.  Funeral services will be held at the church immediately following the visitation with Rev. Pamela Wooden officiating.  Burial will be in St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery north of Milan following the services. Full military rites will be provided by Milan American Legion Post #235.  Memorial contributions may be given in his name to the Milan American Legion Post 235, PO Box 247, Milan, In 47031 or the Milan United Methodist Church, PO Box 305, Milan, In.    Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home, Milan entrusted with arrangements.. Go to to leave an online condolence message for the family.last_img read more

Cursive writing curriculum bill passes senate

first_imgINDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — An education bill authored by State Senator Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg) passed the full Senate yesterday.Senate Bill 86, which would require elementary schools to add cursive writing to their curriculum, passed by a vote of 35 to 14.“Being able to write in cursive is a life skill everyone should have, including elementary-aged children,” Leising said. “We use our signature to sign agreements, make purchases and validate our driver’s licenses, and our children need to be prepared.”Cursive writing was a curriculum requirement until 2012.Senate Bill 86 will now be sent to the House of Representatives for consideration.last_img

Applications for Friendship State Bank scholarship available

first_imgFRIENDSHIP, Ind. — The Friendship State Bank has announced applications for the Wilke S. and James W. Lemon Scholarship are now available.The bank has been awarding this scholarship for over 20 years.This year the bank will award nine seniors a $1,000 scholarship for college.Seniors from Batesville, Jac-Cen-Del, Rising Sun, Milan, South Dearborn, South Ripley, Switzerland County, Madison, and Lawrenceburg are eligible to apply.Applications are available at each school or can be downloaded.The deadline to apply is April 1.last_img

Earl A. “Hooker” Miller

first_imgEarl A. “Hooker” Miller, age 87 of Batesville, died Thursday, August 16, 2018 at his home.  Born May 9, 1931 in Ripley County Indiana, he is the son of Loretta (Nee: Holdgrieve) and Arthur Miller and served in the army during the Korean War.  He married Alma Bloemer January 18, 1964 at St. Louis Church and was the maintenance coordinator for 23 years at the Hill-Rom Company before retiring in 1993.  He was a member of the Batesville V.F.W. Post #3183, the Prell-Bland American Legion Post #271, life member of the Knights of Columbus Council #1461, Tri County Coonhunters Association and the Tri County Conservation Club.Hooker was an avid fisherman and trap shooter.  In addition to fishing locally, he also made numerous trips to Canada with family and friends.  Thursday mornings were spent trap shooting at Coonhunters and Sunday afternoons at Oldenburg.  The family joked that Father’s Day, Birthday and Holiday gifts were boxes of shotgun shells and figuring out how to disguise the packaging.  They were proud that he was still shooting at age 87 and at a nearly 90% proficiency rate.Hooker donated much time and his talents during the construction of the Knights hall and has bartended weekly since the beginning.  He loved his dogs, feeding his birds and listening to Reds games on the radio.  Hooker also had a workshop where he enjoyed woodworking and tinkering, as he could fix anything.  His greatest joy, though, was his grandkids.He is survived by his wife Alma; daughter and son-in-law Ann and Rob Edwards; son Jim Miller, brother Bruce Miller, all of Batesville; grandchildren Justin Edwards, Lindsay (Chad) Konradi and great grandson Caleb Konradi.  In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by brothers Arthur, Floyd and Lawrence Miller.Hooker’s wishes were to be cremated with no services.  The family will receive friends at the Weigel Funeral Home on Saturday, August 25th, from 9 a.m. until Noon.  Calling will conclude with military honors conducted by the Batesville V.F.W. and the Prell-Bland American Legion on the plaza of the funeral home.  The family requests memorials to Batesville EMS 10 or Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.last_img read more

Barcelona consider re-signing Getafe star for €15m

first_imgBarcelona are considering a move to re-sign Getafe wing-back Marc Cucurella for €15m just two months after the player permanently left the club.Advertisement That is according to a report from Cataluyna Radio, via Marca, which claims the Blaugrana’s hierarchy are considering selling Junior Firpo just a year after joining the club and are seeking to replace him in the squad.Los Azulones paid €6m to make Cucurella’s loan move permanent in March but the Catalan giants included a clause to buy him back at a 40% discount, equating to €15m.The Barcelona-born defender made just one first-team appearance for the Blaugrana during his time there – against lower league Real Murcia in a Copa del Rey appearance two seasons ago – before spending last season on loan at Eibar.Read Also: La Liga chief hints at restart on June 12He once again impressed on loan at Getafe this season, prompting the club to exercise their option to sign him permanently, but he may now return to the Camp Nou.Barcelona signed full-back Firpo for €18m from Real Betis last summer but the Dominican-born player has underwhelmed when stepping in for first-choice Jordi Alba this campaign.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Promoted ContentPink Pineapples Exist – In Case You Didn’t KnowBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever MadePlaying Games For Hours Can Do This To Your BodyThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More6 Extreme Facts About Hurricanes18 Cities With Neverending Tourist-Flow10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoWhy Do So Many Digital Assistants Have Feminine Names & Voices?2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This Year7 Black Hole Facts That Will Change Your View Of The Universe13 kids at weddings who just don’t give a hootCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable Waycenter_img Loading… last_img read more