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State Road closure begins April 9

Starting April 9th, State Road 1 will be closed until Nov. 20th. There will be two stages, reported by Justin Ball. Closure one will start north of Brookville down to Reservoir Road.

Ainsley’s re-opening announcement

On March 28th, 2024, Ainsley's Cafe out at Kent's Harbor will reopen for the upcoming season.

Rom Weber Marketplace wins Reader’s Choice 2023

This past weekend, March 7 - 10, Rom Weber Marketplace hosted the Weekend of Spectacular Antiques & Vintage.

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.

Derik "Bub" Orschell Strike or Nine Bowling Benefit

With Brookville Bowling Lanes rising in popularity again as each week is filled with leagues and open bowls, it was time to hold the benefit for Bub Orschell.

Love all things plants? Look no further

This week, we are highlighting Vintage Leaf, one of the cutest stores in Union County.

Dave Cook Celebrated: Given Lifetime Achievement Award

Recently, the Franklin County Chamber hosted a celebration for Dave Cook, who moved here in 1965 and was not only a co-owner of Cook's Funeral Home but was the funeral director until 2019.

Business Highlight of the Week: Knecht’s Interiors

This week, we are highlighting Knecht's Interiors, located in Brookville at 766 Main Street. Knecht's is family owned with two locations, one in Brookville and the other in Connersville.

Chalktoberfest Returns to Batesville this October

The Ripley County Community Foundation, Inc. (RCCF) through its Ripley Youth Outreach Program, will host the 4th annual Chalktoberfest on October 7th from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Shopping Village in downtown Batesville.

Remembering the American Veteran Traveling Tribute

The American Veterans Traveling Tribute displayed at the Rush County fairgrounds was a huge success and very well attended thanks to the efforts of Benevolent Group of Rushville, Inc members, event sponsors, businesses, numerous volunteers, the Rush Co. community, and surrounding area communities.

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