In the Tuesday, November 24, 2020 issue
The Osgood Volunteer Fire Department is responding to calls with a new piece of apparatus after years of planning. The new engine saw three runs in its first week with OVFD at the end of October. “One thing we’ve always struggled with in the past is sc …Read the story »
John Whitehair of the Salvation Army has announced the “Red Kettle” campaign has begun at Kroger in Batesville and the Versailles IGA, and will run until December 31. There will also be counter-top kettles located at several businesses in Ripley County …Read the story »
Name of B’ville man released
The name of a man who was shot and killed by law enforcement last week has been released. The man who lived on Bridlewood Trace Road has been identified as Joshua D. Evans, 32.
REMC now accepting applications for grants
Southeastern Indiana REMC “Operation Roundup Community Fund” is now accepting grant applications from the communities it serves in southeastern Indiana. The purpose of the Operation Roundup Community Fund is to provide financial support to 501(C) corporations, communities, schools, etc. whose leaders share in the common goal of making southeastern Indiana a great place to live, work, and provide community projects and activities that will enhance the quality of life for all.
Versailles Fire Rescue shares Thanksgiving Day safety tips
Thanksgiving is the most dangerous day of the year for home cooking fires, according to the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA). This year, with the Center for Disease Control advising against even small indoor gatherings to stop the spread of COVID-19, more people than ever before are planning to cook at home – many of them for the first time. Although this is good news for slowing the coronavirus, it creates more opportunities for loss and injury due to cooking fires.