Press Releases

COVID-19: CITY UPDATE MARCH 19, 2020

Posted March 17, 2020

UPDATE: We encourage all customers to pay by check when possible and use the drop box location in the parking lot, 7 N. Eastern Avenue, Batesville. Batesville Water & Gas will not disconnect any customer’s service for non-payments. Meter reading will continue and bills will be sent. Customers are urged to pay what they can […]

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Batesville to Host the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra (ISO) Performance, Fireworks Display on Sunday, June 28, 2020

Posted March 10, 2020

Event marks the 3rd Star-Spangled Indianapolis Symphony performance in the three-year partnership between Hillenbrand, City of Batesville, Batesville Area Arts Council, and the ISO BATESVILLE, Ind., March 6, 2020 – The skies above Batesville will sparkle with the brilliant display of fireworks while the patriotic sounds of the Indianapolis Symphony fill the Bill Gillespie Soccer […]

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State of the City Address

Posted February 11, 2020

January 29, 2020 CONTACT: City of Batesville, Mayor’s Office Andrea Wade, awade@batesvilleindiana.us, 812-933-6100 BATESVILLE, Ind. Wednesday, January 29, 2020 – Mayor Mike Bettice will present his State of the City Address on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. at the Batesville Middle School Commons, 201 N. Mulberry Street, Batesville. This informative meeting will review […]

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City Awarded for Winter Safety

Posted January 6, 2020

City of Batesville Receives Statewide Award for Winter Safety Programs  BATESVILLE, Ind. – The City of Batesville was awarded the winner of the Indiana Public Employers’ Plan (IPEP) Winter Hazard Awareness contest. IPEP launched the statewide contest to determine what municipalities are doing to prepare departments for winter safety through plans, training, checklists and trainings. […]

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BFD Seeking Firefighter/EMT

Posted September 24, 2019

(September 24, 2019) The Batesville Fire Department is currently accepting applications for the Full-Time position of Firefighter / EMT or Paramedic. Applications are available here or in person at the fire department. Resumes will be accepted only if accompanied by an application. Deadline for all applications and resumes is Thursday, October 31 at 12:00 PM. During […]

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Batesville Artwork Featured in Forbes

Posted August 30, 2019

BATESVILLE, Ind. – Batesville is one of 10 cities in America where the artwork of street artist Kelsey Montague is featured in Forbes Magazine. The article titled, “10 Unforgettable Murals: See Kelsey Montague’s Bigger-Than-Life Artwork Throughout The US” highlights just a few of the many murals from Montague in hundreds of cities and small towns […]

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YMCA Employees Use CPR Training to Save Life

Posted August 23, 2019

Critical seconds tick away.  Training takes over.  Josh Eckstein, a lifeguard at the Southeastern Indiana YMCA, knew what to do while on duty one morning in late July when he saw a Y member start to go under the water. He immediately put the YMCA emergency protocols into action, pulling the member out of the […]

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Grants help BFD purchase lifesaving equipment

Posted August 19, 2019

BATESVILLE, Ind. – Three separate organizations have generously donated funds to Batesville Fire & Rescue for a new, state-of-the-art lifesaving device. Rising Sun Regional Foundation, Ripley County Community Foundation, and Walmart awarded a total of $18,000 for the purchase of the LUCAS 3 Chest Compression System. The LUCAS system is an electrically powered tool that […]

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BFD Seeking EMT/Paramedics

Posted June 11, 2019

BATESVILLE, Ind. — The Batesville Fire Department is currently accepting applications for the part-time EMT/ Paramedic. Applications are available by clicking THIS LINK  or in person at the fire department. Resumes will be accepted only if accompanied by an application. Deadline for all applications and resumes is Friday, July 12, 2019.

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City, MMH break ground on Park

Posted October 5, 2018

(September 17, 2018) BATESVILLE, Ind. — The City of Batesville and Margaret Mary Health (MMH) hosted a ceremonial groundbreaking of a new park on the east side of Six Pine Ranch Road on Friday, September 14. MMH donated the three-acre parcel of land to the City for development of the park which is projected to […]

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