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What’s that duck-tastic buzz? Quack, quack! Get ready to splash into summer with the most anticipated event of the season—the Annual Duck Regatta! Imagine hundreds of rubber ducks racing down the spillway, all for a good cause! It’s the perfect family-friendly event that promises loads of fun and excitement.


May 24, 2024 at 9:24 a.m.


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Needles + Fabric + Hardwork = 2024 Quilt Show success

This past weekend, Franklin County held another annual Quilt Show. Held at the Brookville High School gymnasium, guests had the chance to browse dozens of handmade quilts with various patterns, work, quilt demonstrations, and shop with several vendors.

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14th annual Ride to Remember

When Ride Captain Tim Kieffer organized the first ride to remember he never thought 14 years later he would still be doing it. This year’s ride will kick off at Liberty Park in Batesville.

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The truth of a soldier written in his own words

In the military when we’re deployed and we take enemy contact and lose a member of our unit, we don’t have a funeral. We have what’s known as a ramp ceremony; the company or unit, lines up and salutes the fallen service member as they are taken to the “Angel …

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FCHS senior selected as Hoosier Girls State Counselor

Franklin County Senior Sophie Garrett was recently selected to be a Counselor at Hoosier Girls State.

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Daniela Blanco selected to receive scholarship

Daniela Blanco, Sunman, has been selected at the 2024 Hispanic Community Advisory Committee (HCAC) Scholarship winner.

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Milroy man arrested for child pornography

Members of Indiana’s Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force served a search warrant on April 25 following a lengthy investigation involving Mark Richard Victor Herbert, 24, of Milroy, and the possession of child pornography.

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Lifelong FC resident turns 100

Life-long Franklin County resident Virginia “Virgie” Hunt recently celebrated her 100th birthday.

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Local business feature

This week, we are highlighting The Puzzle Box Games, an immersive and exciting way to enjoy board games and escape rooms.

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Less than two weeks until totality

The Total Solar Eclipse is less than two weeks away and is expected to bring approximately 500,000 visitors to the state.

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Riley Duerstock Nursing Scholarship established to bring hope and joy from tragedy

The Ripley County Community Foundation is honored to announce the establishment of the Riley Duerstock Nursing Scholarship which is available to students in 2024.

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Lucas Byrd sworn in at BOW meeting

On March 18, the Board of Public Works and Safety for the City of Rushville held its regularly scheduled meeting.

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Breaking Down Barriers: Free Pregnancy and Infant Support

The My Health Baby program in Indiana aims to provide support and guidance to pregnant women and new parents who are on Medicaid.

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ECHS student shares why displaying the American Flag is important to him

On Thursday, March 7, posts began to emerge on social media saying East Central High School (ECHS) senior, Cameron Blasek, was asked by school staff to remove the American Flag he had flying on his truck in the East Central parking lot.

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Jim Wilz: Redefining Breast Cancer Support One Pedal at a Time

Franklin County would like to show support to a man who has partnered with an incredible movement and to honor those who are survivors of breast cancer. Jim Wilz is an avid, long-time cyclist who will embark on a six-week bike ride starting in March.