In the Tuesday, March 17, 2020 issue
The announcement of the coronavirus has affected the way we live on every level. All Ripley County schools have been closed, many universities have their students complete the semester with online classes, sending many local parents to move their kids …Read the story »
Last week Ripley County lost a longtime political leader in our community when Kenneth Copeland, 78 of Versailles, passed away on Tuesday. Mr. Copeland served in Republican politics as a county commissioner from 1972 to 1996, was a precinct committeema …Read the story »
GriefShare Support Group to be offered
A GriefShare Support Group will be held at St. John’s United Church of Christ in Batesville. The program is being offered by Kari Rennekamp, Patient Support Service Coordinator at Margaret Mary Cancer Center, and Reverend Dave Johnston.
Youth to Yellowstone takes the next step in Ripley County
Youth to Yellowstone of Ripley County, Inc. recently announced it has received its 501(c)(3) nonprofit status according to Bill Riley, board president of the nonprofit organization. “We’re very excited about this step. The organization is now more sustainable,” he noted.
St. Nicholas School expands kindergarten
St. Nicholas Elementary School has announced the expansion of their kindergarten with the addition of a five-day a week option to the current three-day a week program, beginning in August 2020. Parents can choose between the current Monday, Wednesday and Friday plan or the new five day option that runs Monday through Friday.