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UPDATED BY MARIA SIEVERDING JULY 25, 2017 10 A.M.


Read the stories below and more in the Osgood Journal dated July 25, 2017 and
The Versailles Republican dated July 20, 2017.



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Come get a taste at Legionfest!

The first Annual Legionfest A Taste of Versailles will be held July 29 from noon to 6 p.m. on the street south of the Legion (Water Street). Mark your calendars now for this feast of meats and more that will delight your taste buds and give to a great cause as well.

Read the details by Wanda English Burnett on the front page of The Versailles Republican dated July 20, 2017. This story is also be available on this website. Click the image or click here to read.
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It’s back to school for Ripley County kids

August 3 will mark the end of the summer break for students, as they are slated to be in their respective schools across the county that day. While summer break seems like it will never end for some, it is way too short for others and the school year will begin next week.

Read the entire story by Sandy Day Howard on the front page of the Osgood Journal. Pick up a copy at your local newsstand. This story will also be available on this website after 1 p.m. Click the image or click here to read.
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No serious injuries in three-vehicle collision

On Friday, July 21 about 10:49 a.m. deputies from the Ripley County Sheriff’s Department responded to the above crash on US 421 in Versailles. Three vehicles were involved. Jessica Richards, 36, Versailles, was driving a silver Nissan passenger car heading north on US 421 (S. Adams St) when she slowed to turn left on Clearview Drive.

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Some polling places to be consolidated next election

At the July 17 meeting of the Ripley County Commissioners, Ginger Bradford, clerk, advised she wanted to consolidate Laughery 1 and Laughery 3-1 Precincts into one location. Commissioners granted this request with a unanimous vote.

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Ripley County 4-H King, Queen crowned

The opening night of the 2017 Ripley County 4-H Fair, Sunday, July 23 saw the 4-H King, Keegan Moster, 17, and Queen, Michaela Hartman, 18, crowned.

Read more and see the photos on the front page of the Osgood Journal.
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Moore serving at Navy missile defense site

A Madison Consolidated High School graduate and Madison native is part of a new and unique Navy command providing critical missile defense to a large part of Europe.

Read the entire article on page 3 of the Osgood Journal. This story will also be available on this website after 1 p.m. Click the image or click here to read.
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Swiss Wine Festival announces entertainment

The Swiss Wine Festival has announced its big-name entertainment for the 2017 Swiss Wine Festival, which will be held on August 24 – 27. The Charlie Daniels Band will perform on Friday, August 25, and Sounds of Summer, a Beach Boys tribute band, will perform on Saturday, August 26. Both shows are free with festival admission.

Read the entire story on page 3 of The Versailles Republican dated July 20, 2017. Pick up a copy at your local newsstand.
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Special Olympics asks: ‘Do you have what it takes?’

Do you and a team of your closest friends and/or co-workers have what it takes to pull Lawrenceburg Fire Department’s largest ladder truck? Find out at the 6th Annual Fire Truck Pull on August 19 where teams will show off their strength as they play the ultimate game of tug-of-war with a fire truck to benefit local Special Olympics Indiana – Ripley Ohio Dearborn Counties athletes.

Read the entire story on page 6 of The Versailles Republican dated July 20, 2017.
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Plaque donated in memory of Bill Neal

Long time Ripley County 4-H supporter and board member, the late Bill Neal was honored with a plaque that will hang in the cattle barn. Bleachers were purchased with grant money in that facility and Warren Bruns, right, told how much the fair, 4H-ers and animals meant to Bill.

Read more and see the photo on page 8 of the Osgood Journal. Pick up a copy at your local newsstand.
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On The Record from the Ripley County Courthouse

REAL ESTATE
Charles W. Benton to Charles Scott Benton, Charles W. Benton and Connie Benton, property in undivided 1/1500th interest in phase 4 of Indian Lakes Wilderness Preserve, filed July 5.

Read more submissions from the Ripley County Courthouse on page 3 of the Osgood Journal.

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UPDATED BY MARIA SIEVERDING FEBRUARY 21, 2017 1 P.M.


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