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July 16, 2020

In the Thursday, July 16 issue

In the print edition:

Osgood board discusses infrastructure for the town

The Osgood town council heard from Jeremy Schmitt with Commonwealth Engineers, who made a recommendation on awarding the culvert project. Three bids were received on June 4 from Dave O’Mara, Paul H. Rohe, and Johannigman Excavating. While two of the bids were close in price, Dave O’Mara was the lowest responsive and responsible bidder.

Convicted felon now charged in Ripley County

After multiple residents in the Batesville area had reported burglaries dating back to 2018, the suspected person has had felony charges brought against him. According to Ripley County Prosecuting Attorney Ric Hertel, Bryon Lee Wright, 50 of Trafalgar, was formally charged with multiple felonies on July 10 for his alleged role in many residential entries and thefts in the Batesville area.

Local youth enjoy summer success

While many local athletes of all ages spent all of spring cooped up at home, summertime has at least provided the chance for some to get back to competing. Several accomplishments by our local youth have been submitted this week and discovered on social media.