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County Profile: Ripley County

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Posted on Aug 25, 2021 in County

Muzzleloaders and bumbershoots make Ripley County burst with the curious combo of clouds of black powder and showers of color this month. The county, in the southeast pocket of the state, has long been known for hosting the National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association in Friendship with its spring and fall competitions. The NMLRA was established… Continue reading.

Labor wisely on Labor Day

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Posted on Aug 25, 2021 in Features, Heartland REMC

For many people, Labor Day is a day of rest. For others, it’s a day to catch up on outdoor home projects before the season changes. Faulty extension cords are often a source of injury when working outside. So are metal ladders coming into contact with an electrical source. By following the tips below, you… Continue reading.

Practice fall storm safety

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Posted on Aug 25, 2021 in Features, Heartland REMC

Late summer and early fall often bring tornadoes and floods to our part of the country. That’s why it’s smart to take precautions with your home’s electrical system. Keep in mind that debris from storms can easily ignite if it comes into contact with downed power lines, especially if electrical wires are severed. Also, standing… Continue reading.

Remember that September

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Posted on Aug 25, 2021 in Features

Seared into the memories of most folks over the age of 25 are where they were, what they were doing, and who they were with as the unspeakable acts of terror were carried out the morning of Sept. 11, 2001.  That is, of course, the day the United States was attacked by Islamic terrorists who… Continue reading.

Made-in-the-shade getaway

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Posted on Aug 25, 2021 in Travel

Seeking a getaway made in the shade? Shades State Park is a place that lives up to its name. Located in west north-central Indiana straddling the Montgomery/Parke/Fountain county junction, this nature lover’s paradise is a favorite for hikers and canoeists. Its beautiful sandstone cliffs overlook Sugar Creek and trails take you through shady ravines. Trails go… Continue reading.

Calm down

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Posted on Jul 27, 2021 in From the Editor

How do you relax? Perhaps you take a walk or ride your bike around the neighborhood. Maybe you de-stress in a warm bubble bath or while napping in a hammock. I personally enjoy temporarily escaping reality by immersing myself in a good book. No matter what method you use to calm your mind, it’s just… Continue reading.

Your own LOL school story

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Posted on Jul 26, 2021 in Features

Ease into your first few days back to school by filling out this “fill in the blank” story with your friends. Here’s a story all about going back to school — and the adventures that could be awaiting you when you get there. By filling in the blanks as indicated, the story is sure to… Continue reading.

New adventures in learning

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Posted on Jul 26, 2021 in Features

Staying organized will make it easier to do your best in school. Remember to write down what your assignments are every day. Check them off as you finish them. You will feel a sense of accomplishment with each check mark. Keep important papers organized so you can easily find them if you need them. You… Continue reading.

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