In the Thursday, September 3 issue
A teen’s plea for help as she was trapped in a burning car in the dark of night was met with the calm assuring voice of a 911 dispatcher, “I found you.” Chloe Strassell, 17, was driving down a country road and in a split second her life changed, along …Read the story »
Batesville used the first day of September to honor its senior class and the group helped deliver after the festivities to the tune of a 4-0 shutout over South Dearborn in an Eastern Indiana Athletic Conference match on Tuesday. The victory comes after …Read the story »
Market extended for a week
Main Street Versailles has announced that Market on the Square will be going for an extra week this year which means it will be extended until September 26.
This is one day you won’t want to miss. They are planning to have “Pumpkin Show Saturday on that day with lots of giveaways and activities. Organizers came up with this idea since the Versailles Pumpkin Show had to be canceled due to COVID-19.
Newman receives 20-year sentence for drug dealing
Ricky Newman, 61, will be spending the next 20 years in prison on the count of Conspiracy to Commit Dealing Methamphetamine, a Level 2 Felony.
According to court records, Newman has been incarcerated since March 8, 2019, and will receive credit time in the amount of 537 actual days, plus 179 days good time credit for a total of 716 days.
Traffic halted as car, truck collide
According to information from the Ripley County Sheriff’s Office, a Nissan passenger car and Chevy pick-up truck collided at the intersection of US 421 and US 50 last Wednesday, August 26.