In the Tuesday, April 27, 2021 issue
Vaccines. Vaccines. Vaccines. That’s the message from Dr. David Welsh, Ripley County Health Officer. He said, “The more shots in arms, the safer we will be.” Encouragement was given to those who haven’t gotten the COVID-19 vaccination, to do so. At the …Read the story »
Batesville baseball has yet to find itself in the state rankings this year but that perhaps changes this week after two more big wins this past Thursday and Friday. The Bulldogs started with an 8-1 blowout of Class 3A No. 7 Franklin County on Thursday …Read the story »
JCD Talon Editor-in-Chief contributes to county news
Ripley Publishing Co. readers are going to be seeing a new face and name in the Osgood Journal and The Versailles Republican. Tracy McKittrick, sophomore at Jac-Cen-Del High School is our new student contributor to your county news sources.
Property taxes due May 10
Ripley County Treasurer, Lisa Vestal, would like to remind property tax payers that their property taxes are due May 10.
Ripley County receives $250,000
More COVID-19 response funding has been channeled into Ripley and adjoining counties. Through the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRS), 80 Hoosier communities will collectively receive more than $18.6 million in federal grant funding to support mental health service, child care services, public Wi-Fi locations, food bank/pantry services, along with grants and loans for small businesses to retain employees. This is the third phase of the COVID-19 Response Program.