WRBI Area Baseball Sectional Scores. Monday (6-2)Class 2A-Sectional 45 @ Austin.Semi-Finals: Austin 10 Milan 2Championship: North Decatur vs. Austin. Tuesday (6-3)Class 3A-Sectional 29 @ Greensburg.Championship: Batesville 11 Rushville 1Congrats to The Bulldogs and Coach Alex Davis on winning The Sectionals.Class 1A-Sectional 60 @ Shawe Memorial.Championship: Jac-Cen-Del 3 Hauser 1Kudos to The Eagles and Coach Dave Bradshaw on winning The Sectionals.Class 4A-Sectional 14 @ East Central.Championship: Columbus North 5 Bloomington South 3Courtesy of The IHSAA.
Month: September 2020 Oh no! Forecasters call for snow Sunday, Monday
(National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)BATESVILLE, Ind. – Saturday evening will be another cold one with light snow and flurries possible.Forecasters are now shifting attention to Sunday night as they call for up to 3 inches of snow.The precipitation is expected to move into the region Sunday afternoon beginning as rain. It is likely to change to snow at some point in the evening.Southeastern Indiana could be hit with accumulating snow through the morning hours of Monday.The accumulation could lead to a hazardous commute and possibly school or business closures.Stay tuned to WRBI and wrbiradio.com for any closings, cancellations and delays.The extended forecast shows temperatures remaining in the 30’s through the week.
Month: September 2020 INDOT to close US 52
RUSH COUNTY, Ind. — The Indiana Department of Transportation plans to close US Highway 52 in Rush County for up to 45 days, starting on March 23, to replace a culvert Southeast of Rushville.The culvert is located about 3.5 miles southeast of State Road 3 between County Roads 300 South and 250 East.A signed detour will route traffic around construction via State Road 3 and State Road 244.Weather permitting US 52 is expected to be open to traffic again in late April with all work on the project being completed before August.
Month: September 2020 Traffic signal replacement in Greensburg planned
Greensburg, Ind. — The Indiana Department of Transportation has announced plans to install new traffic signals at seven intersections in Greensburg this week. Police will help control traffic while crews pull, tension and set cables in order to hang new signal heads.The work will be done on State Road 46, State Road 3, Broadway, Monfort and Franklin Streets and both junctions of U.S. 421.Motorists may experience delays. Inclement weather my delay installation.
Month: September 2020 Franklin County Community Foundation helps the hungry
Brookville, Ind. — The Franklin County Community Foundation awarded “Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry’s Meat the Need program $3,000. The funds will be used to pay for the processing of donated game and livestock animals.Hunters and farmers can make donations at any participating area meat processor. Donations will be processed, packaged and frozen for distribution to local hunger relief agencies.“The funds provided by the Community Foundation will pay for approximately 2,300 pounds of donated large game and livestock in Franklin County, which will then be distributed to area hunger relief agencies – providing meals to almost 24,370 households in need within Brookville and surrounding areas.” Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry’s Executive Director, Deb Treesh said.Statistics indicate 1 out of 4 Hoosier households with children struggle to have enough food to feed their family and 30 percent have to choose between paying bills or buying food.For more information go online to hoosiersfeedingthehungry.org./.
Month: September 2020 Lady Wildcats Get Wins Over Lady Lions
The Franklin County Lady Wildcats defeated The Rushville Lady Lions in Varsity Volleyball action 25-16, 25-15, 25-13.It was a great night for the Lady Wildcats as they defeated the Rushville Lions in 3. They came together and played very well as a team. The team had 20 ace serves, 38 kills, 29 assists, and 16 digs. It was a true team effort. Way to go Lady Wildcats.The team is back in action Thursday night as they travel to Cambridge City Lincoln.Courtesy of Wildcats Coach Tanya Wirtz.The JV Lady Cats defeated EIAC Rushville Lions in 2 sets 25-24, 25-15.Jalynn Rogers lead the team with 4 ace serves. Charlotte Barrett lead the team with 4 digs. Sydney Graf lead the team with 5 kills. Lilli Stewart had 2 aces and 3 kills. Rachel Bischoff and Makyah Richardson also added 3 kills each.‘This team is ready to play some ball now. They showed a lot of heart tonight. I’m looking forward to tomorrow’s matchup against Cambridge City Lincoln, there, @6. This brings the JV record to 5-3 for the season.’ Wildcats Coach Jill Mergenthal.
Month: September 2020 Robbery scene quickly turns real
Crawfordsville, In— A film crew (Montgomery County Production)ended on the wrong side of police in Crawfordsville Wednesday.A robbery scene was being filmed at the Back Step Brewing Company on North Green Street around 7 p.m. A passerby saw the activity and called 911.Because the film crew did not inform police about the filming multiple units responded to the scene.When police arrived they observed the suspect, later identified as Jim Duff, backing out of the establishment wearing a ski mask and carrying a gun. When police told the suspect to drop he turned toward police. At that point, one shot was fired by police at Duff. Duff dropped the weapon, took off the mask and told police it was a movie set.Duff was held by police until the story could be verified.
Month: September 2020 Shelby County resident selected to lead Indiana USO
Indianapolis, In. — The USO of Indiana is pleased to announce the election of Doug Warnecke of Morristown, IN as their new President and CEO. Colonel (ret) Doug Warnecke was the Chief of Staff for the 38th Infantry Division when he retired from the Indiana National Guard in 1999. Doug then worked for O’Neal Steel, Inc. in various positions, retiring in 2009 as the Regional Safety Manager. Following O’Neal Steel, Doug was the USO of Indiana’s first Executive Director and subsequently transitioned to the USO of Indiana Board of Directors in 2014. He replaces Carl Huber, Roanoke, IN, who had served as the Board President since March 2015. “Doug has been involved with the USO of Indiana in various capacities since 2011 and has been integral to our expansion statewide,” said Charles Ridings, USO of Indiana’s Executive Director. “He’s a tireless leader and will continue to build on the great things Carl has done for our service members in the Hoosier state.”Doug is a graduate of Ball State University with a BS in Education and an MA in Administration. He also serves on the Planning Commission and the Board of Zoning Appeals for Shelby County, Indiana. “The USO of Indiana has a tremendous duty to take care of those that are currently serving our country,” said Warnecke. “It is an honor and a pleasure to serve as the leader of this great organization.”
Month: September 2020 Ivy Tech offering special events to help residents enroll in college
Lawrenceburg, In. — Ivy Tech Community College is holding two special enrollment events in early August to help residents get started in pursuing their educational goals and advancing their careers.Express Enrollment Days will be from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, at Ivy Tech Lawrenceburg, 50 Walnut St., and at Ivy Tech Batesville, 1 Ivy Tech Drive. Ivy Tech employees will be on hand to help anyone interested in enrolling at the College.At Express Enrollment Day residents can:Complete the first steps to enroll as a student, known as FYIvy;Get financial aid questions answered;Learn about and meet assessment requirements;Meet with an advisor;Register for the semester;And find out about orientation.Residents are encouraged to RSVP only for either Express Enrollment Day by visiting the website.To prepare for Express Enrollment Day, residents are asked to bring high school or college transcripts and SAT/ACT/PSAT scores to assist with assessment and course placement. If residents have already completed some college courses, they are encouraged to bring an official college transcript to have their credits evaluated.Those unable to attend Express Enrollment Day can complete the enrollment process at any time. To schedule an appointment, call Ivy Tech Lawrenceburg at 812-537-4010.
Month: September 2020 Bulldogs Freshman Team Defeated By Trojans
The Batesville Freshman Boys Basketball team lost a tough game to East Central on Thursday, 48-36. While the final score doesn’t reflect it, the game was close until the 4th quarter when East Central pulled away, as Batesville was unable to find ways to score. Batesville was led in scoring by Cooper Wilhelm (14) and Eli Pierson (8). Batesville plays Lawrenceburg tomorrow at home at 6 PM.1st Qtr-Batesville 10, East Central 82nd Qtr-East Central 21, Batesville 193rd Qtr-East Central 34, Batesville 314th Qtr-East Central 48, Batesville 36Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Sean Boyce.