Ripley Publishing Company, Inc.

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March 26, 2020

In the Thursday, March 26 issue

In the print edition:

Ripley Publishing Company Office Temporarily Closed

Due to the recent COVID-19 pandemic, to protect the safety of our employees and the public, Ripley Publishing Company’s front office will be closed to the public effective immediately. Our office will still be staffed Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. during this time. You can still reach us by phone at 812-689-6364 or by email at You will still be able to purchase a newspaper outside our office door.

CADS program shared with national audience

Partners for Ripley County’s innovative CADS program gained national exposure last week as a promising example on how to effectively help people struggling with substance abuse disorders in rural communities. CADS, an acronym for Ripley County Courts and Addiction Services Program, was created through a partnership between Ripley County Court Services and Margaret Mary Health (MMH) in 2018, led by Ripley County Circuit Court Judge Ryan King, Superior Court Judge Jeff Sharp, and MMH CEO Tim Putnam.

Primary Election moved due to COVID-19

According to information from Governor Eric Holcomb and Secretary of State Connie Lawson, the date for this year’s Indiana primary election has been moved from May 5 to June 2. “The right of citizens to elect their leaders in a free and open election is one of the cornerstones of America”, noted the governor.