Franklin County, In. — Through a partnership with Margaret Mary Health and Stayin’ Alive, LCC Franklin County sheriff’s deputy Jason Lovins presented the program “Mentoring Successful Athletes” recently. Athletes gathered in the auditorium during their “Impact” period to hear about the dangers of tobacco and vapes, health-related issues, as well as legal consequences.Law Enforcement, health professionals, and school administrators across the country are seeing a dramatic increase among teenagers when it comes to tobacco and vaping use. “This is an alarming trend and we anticipate increased health related problems as these teens become adults,” stated Franklin County Sheriff Ken Murphy. “Any chance that we can use to educate the public about the dangers of tobacco, vaping, and nicotine addiction, we are happy to do our part,” Sheriff Murphy continued.“Mentoring Successful Athletes” is a new program being offered this year at the Franklin County High School by the partnership of Margaret Mary Health and Stayin’ Alive LCC. This program has three areas of focus: athletes, coaches, and parents.Anyone needing assistance to quit tobacco and vaping can contact 1-800-Quit-Now, operated by the National Cancer Institute.
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Brookville, In. — Online enrollment is available now for Franklin County 4-H. There are a variety of programs involving technology, agriculture, art and science.For information about available programs click here.Residents who would like to volunteer or enroll can click here.For more information please call 765-647-3511.
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Batesville CYO Basketball ScoresSunday (12-16)6th Grade:Batesville 40, Franklin County 22Batesville 47, Greensburg White 135th GradeGreensburg 31, Batesville 16. The Pirates outrebounded the Bulldogs big time in victoryBatesville 40, Lawrenceburg 23 After a slow start the Bulldogs pulled away4th GradeSouth Ripley 27, Batesville 22Batesville 24, East Central Black 183rd GradeRising Sun 25, Batesville 12Batesville 69, East Central 192nd GradeBatesville Blue 23, Rushville Red 12Franklin County 20, Batesville Blue 16Franklin County 30, Batesville White 6Batesville White 32, New Palestine 6
Batesville, IN— Denean Williams, the Home-school and Geneology Coordinator at the Batesville Memorial Public Library is excited to announce upcoming opportunities for homeschoolers. The SPARKS Chef’s Club will meet 4 times in January on January 8, 10, 13, and 15th starting at 2 pm. This will give kids the opportunity to get started on a 4H project with instruction from Rachel Smith and the event is sponsored by the Purdue Extension Office. The cost is free for 4H members and $20 for nonmembers. The Library will also offer the Hand on Geography Day on Tuesday, January 7 at 2 pm. This will allow attendees an opportunity to make a globe, play games, and sing songs according to Williams. Lastly, the Library will fashion an Escape Room for children in grades 3-8 on Thursday, January 30 at 2 and 4 pm. the 4 pm spot is open to ANY student, not just homeschoolers.
Osgood, IN —Tractor Contest ResultsJr. Ag TractorIsaac HartmanLogan MeyerHenry SchneiderSr. Ag TractorJulia MeyerKylee WeberJr Compact TractorZach HoffLloyd DarringerIsaac HartmanSr Compact TractorJason EmswellerJacob HoffZach RiehleJr Zero TurnLloyd DarringerZach HoffNoah HiltenbeitelSr Zero TurnJacob HoffZach RiehleMakayla Hiltenbeitel Dog Show Results Grand Champion: Allie HickeyReserve Grand Champion: Kendall HarmeyerCostume Class Champion: Allie Hickey2B Champion: Allie Hickey1A Champion: Kendall Harmeyer1A Reserve Champion: Clay MillerNovice and Junior Showmanship: Clay MillerIntermediate and Senior Showmanship: Kendall Harmeyer Llama/Alpaca Results Grand Champion Llama: Dakota SamsReserve Grand Champion Llama: Brianna SamsGrand Champion Alpaca: Emily BrunnerReserve Grand Champion Alpaca: Allie HickeyChampion Costume: Brianna SamsReserve Champion Costume: Emily BrunnerJunior Showmanship: Brianna SamsSenior Showmanship: Dakota Sams Pocket Pets Results Overall Grand Champion: Emily BrunnerOverall Reserve Grand Champion: Allie HickeyChampion Reptile: Emily BrunnerChampion Other: Leah WeberChampion Bird: Leah WeberChampion Fur: Allie HickeyReserve Champion Fur: Emily Brunner
Sen. Braun (center) with staff from The Reservation.Batesville and Milan, IN — Senator Mike Braun stopped in Batesville and Milan on Tuesday as part of his yearly tour to visit all 92 counties in Indiana to listen to Hoosiers about his work for them in the Senate.Senator Braun sat down with Batesville Superintendent Paul Ketcham and State Senator Jean Leising to discuss Batesville Community School Corporation’s (BCSC) plan to safely reopen to students and how important it is for kids to get back to school safely this fall.Senator Mike Braun’s stop in Milan on Tuesday was to visit The Reservation Restaurant to discuss how coronavirus restrictions have affected the community restaurant industry, how Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans helped the business stay afloat during the pandemic, and the measures they are taking to have a safe and healthy reopening. Paul Ketcham, Sen. Braun, and State Sen. Jean Leising at the BCSC office.
RelatedPosts Ighalo: My best moment as ‘Red Devil’ Ings not interested in leaving Saints, Southampton manager says Aguero could be out of action until November, Guardiola says Manchester City defender Aymeric Laporte has had a knee surgery after damaging his cartilage and lateral meniscus in their 4-0 victory over Brighton and Hove Albion last weekend, the Premier League champions said on Wednesday. The 25-year-old, who had been called up by France for their Euro 2020 qualifiers against Albania and Andorra, was carried off on a stretcher after upending Brighton’s Adam Webster and coming off worse. “Aymeric Laporte has undergone surgery on his knee after damaging his cartilage and lateral meniscus during Saturday’s win over Brighton,” City said in a statement. “The surgery, carried out by Dr Ramon Cugat in Barcelona, was successful and a more detailed prognosis will be provided in due course. Everyone at City wishes Aymeric a full and speedy recovery.” Laporte established himself as a key player in manager Pep Guardiola’s back line last season, playing 35 league matches and started all four of their matches in the current campaign. The Frenchman’s injury means that City only have Nicolas Otamendi and John Stones, who is battling a thigh issue, as their senior central defenders, following the departure of Vincent Kompany in the closed season. City return to league action against promoted Norwich City on September 14. Reuters/NAN.Tags: AlbaniaAndorraAymeric LaporteBrighton and Hove AlbionEuro 2020Manchester CityNicolas OtamendiPremier LeagueVincent Kompany
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