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  • A head-on crash Tuesday night on State Road 256 near County Road 1000-W killed two people and injured three others. The crash – which happened around 9:30 p.m. – killed Joshua C. Hendrix, 34, and Amanda J. Hendrix, 27. A news release from Indiana State Police identified both as residents of North Vernon.
  • Historic tax credit loss would be felt in Madison
    The tax bill in conference negotiations now in Congress could cause a “major issue” for historic redevelopment in Madison if lawmakers choose not to include the federal Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit, which helps in the rehabilitation of buildings.
  • The trial began Tuesday for a Deputy man accused of holding a woman against her will and refusing her medical treatment for injuries before an hours-long standoff with law enforcement in December 2016.
  • Shawe defeats South Decatur 56-52
    Shawe boys basketball had a two point lead but South Decatur had a chance to tie or take the lead on its final possession of Tuesday’s game at Meny Gym in Madison.
  • VERSAILLES — Class 2A No. 4 South Ripley flexed its muscle on both ends of the floor and dominated from the start, defeating Ohio River Valley Conference and Sectional 45 foe Switzerland County 65-21 in a non-conference matchup on Tuesday night. 
  • Hunt Brothers Pizza sets fundraiser for Schirmer
    When Colton Schirmer’s Switzerland County football teammates visited him at Riley Children’s Hospital in Indianapolis, where he had been airlifted after an Oct. 6 game injury at North Decatur High School that fractured his fourth and fifth cervical vertebrae, they brought along Schirmer’s favorite pizza, a Hunt Brothers pie from the Shell Station back in Vevay.
  • I Ain’t Doin’ It Christmas: Fireplace Church, 142 Clifty Drive, will host a night of comedy, worship and a meal with guest speaker Heather Land at 6 p.m. Dec. 15. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased through www.fireplacechurch.net or through the church’s Facebook page.
  • Locally, If you or someone you know is in crisis, call 9-1-1 or go immediately to the emergency department at King’s Daughters’ Hospital, 1373 N. State Route 62.

    If you are a student, or the parent/guardian of a student who may be at risk:
  • Delivery arrives for Saturday ceremony
    The Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery received 181 boxes of fresh Christmas wreaths Tuesday morning in preparation for Wreaths Across America ceremonies Saturday. Within two hours of the ceremony at noon Saturday, all 1,250 markers will sport a wreath with a festive red bow. 
  • A change in insurance providers prompted about a dozen county employees to attend Tuesday’s Jefferson County Council meeting to question the increase in premiums and hear more about how the recently approved self-funded system would work.
  • ISP officer wounded in gunfire exchange
    Jeffersonville — A Jeffersonville man is in Clark County Jail charged with the attempted murder of a police officer after an exchange of gunfire with Indiana State Police Trooper Morgenn Evans.
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STEM at 3:29 PM on 12/6/2017
Start Time: 12/6/2017 3:29:00 PM
Courierarea Sports 12-14-17 at 12:00 AM on 12/14/2017
Start Time: 12/14/2017 12:00:00 AM
End Time: 12/15/2017 12:00:00 AM
— Switzerland Co. wresting hosts Scottsburg, 6 p.m.
— Madison swimming hosts New Albany, 6 p.m.
— Southwestern girls basketball hosts Jennings County, 7:30 p.m.
Moving for Better Health at 9:00 AM on 12/7/2017
Start Time: 12/7/2017 9:00:00 AM
End Time: 12/7/2017 10:00:00 AM
Moving for Better Health: The free strength and balance exercise class will meet from 9 to 10 a.m. Thursdays at the Lide White Memorial Boys & Girls Club/Family & Community Center. For more information, call (812) 273-1072.
Alka Seltzer Science! at 4:30 PM on 12/14/2017
Start Time: 12/14/2017 4:30:00 PM
Location: Trimble County Public Library
35 Equity Drive
Bedford, KY 40006
End Time: 12/14/2017 5:30:00 PM
Telephone: 5022557362
Email: amanda@trimblelibrary.org
Website: trimblelibrary.org
Get hands-on with science at this after school experiment at the Trimble County Public Library! These quick, drop-in demonstrations will use alka seltzer to showcase chemical reactions!
ESL Class at 5:00 PM on 12/5/2017
Start Time: 12/5/2017 5:00:00 PM

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