Letts, In. — The numbers are in and “Farmers Feeding the Flock” grossed $17,328.53, that will be a net donation to Greensburg Bread of Life of about $6,000.Local farmer Merril Smith developed the idea and presented to the Evans family near Letts, and the project was in full gear. The Evans family donated the use of 40-acres this year for a soybean crop. Stewart Seeds, Kova Fertilizer, Best Equipment and Lowes Feed and Grain all made significant donations to the project.Smith says the fundraiser is a way to help feed less fortunate people, teach young people about agriculture and try to inform the public about the sacrifices made by farmers, both physically and financially.There is a search for a land donor to continue the effort next year. If you would like to help out click here.
Batesville, In. — The Southeastern Indiana YMCA will host the “Kids Kick Drugs” program Saturday, May 11 from 9:00-11:30 AM. The event will feature activities that demonstrate the dangers of drugs and alcohol abuse.Senior Master George Dwenger, the Mayor’s Youth Council and the Drug Coalition for a Drug Free Batesville have brought several guest speakers including retired Indiana State Police Trooper and self-defense instructor Tami Watson.The cost is $5-per person, not exceed $10-per family and can be purchased by calling 812-934-6006. In order to ensure there is adequate food and refreshments RSVPs are encouraged. A T-shirt is included with any Ticket purchase before May 2.Parents of children 7-years-old and younger are recommended to stay for the event.For more information click here.
1A No. 3 Rising Sun 5, South Ripley 1Mady Tompkins- 3 for 3Ellie Waldron- 2 for 3 w/RBIMaddie Hamrick- 1 for 3Pitching LossMady Tompkins- 6 IP, 5 Runs, 4 ER, 11 Hits, 10 K, 3 BB“I don’t believe in moral losses or accept losing, but I’m so proud of the effort and play of our girls tonight. We gave the third-ranked team in 1A a run for their money all night and had a 1-1 tie heading into the bottom of the fifth. We had only one error tonight. Unlike our other losses we didn’t beat ourselves. We made a great team beat us. Tonight showed just how good we can be and the potential our young group has.” Raiders Coach Rob Lafary.SR is now 11-7, 5-6 ORVC. SR hosts Shawe on Wednesday night.