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April 13, 2021

In the Tuesday, April 13, 2021 issue

In the print edition:

South Ripley Prom Royalty announced

Pictured from left are: King, Cody Samples; Queen, Sarah Taylor, Princess; Lindsey Stephen and Prince, Leonardo Aldini. Students enjoyed the prom with the Enchanted Forest theme over the weekend. Editor’s Note: We invited Milan, Jac-Cen-Del and Batesville to share their prom royalty with our paper by sending photo to

April: Month of the Military Child

In my first article, I wrote that when I interviewed for a teaching position with the Department of Defense Dependents Schools (DoDDS), I knew very little about this educational system which is dedicated to educating the children of our military who are stationed overseas. I hope that this article will help the readers to learn more about this very unique educational system.

COVID-19 testing site closed down in Osgood

On Thursday last week, the COVID-19 testing site located in Osgood was shut down. In a press release it noted, “Ripley County was made aware of unprofessional, inappropriate behavior by the employees of the Indiana Department of Health’s contractor at a state sponsored testing site in the county (which was located at the Ripley County Fairground Park in Osgood).This site has been closed in response to the county’s request.”