Press Releases

Kid’s Discovery Factory $1 Million City Investment

Posted June 16, 2021

For Immediate Release City of Batesville $1 Million Pledge towards Kids Discovery Factory BATESVILLE, Ind. — The City of Batesville, Economic Development and Batesville Redevelopment Commissions have approved a $1 Million pledge toward Kids Discovery Factory’s creation of an interactive STEAM discovery center in downtown Batesville, IN. The unanimous approvals by Batesville City Council, Economic […]

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Batesville to Host the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra (ISO)

Posted June 8, 2021

Batesville to Host the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra (ISO) Performance, Fireworks Display on Thursday, July 1st, 2021 Event marks the 3rd Star-Spangled Indianapolis Symphony performance in the three-year partnership between City of Batesville, Batesville Area Arts Council, Hillenbrand, and the ISO BATESVILLE, Ind., June 8, 2021 – The skies above Batesville will sparkle with the brilliant […]

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City of Batesville Seeks Community Development Director

Posted May 24, 2021

May 24, 2021 CONTACT: City of Batesville, Mayor’s Office Andrea Wade, awade@batesvilleindiana.us, 812-933-6100 BATESVILLE, Ind. City of Batesville Seeks Community Development Director The City of Batesville is seeking a Community Development Director.  Ideal candidate will establish working relationships with citizen and civic groups with a focus on community development projects.  Assist in planning and executing […]

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PROJECT UPDATE-6-15-2021 Walnut Street Utility Project

Posted May 6, 2021

June 15, 2021 **PROJECT UPDATE** Kipper Street will be closed to thru traffic, beginning June 15 at Noon and will remain closed for approximately one week. May 6, 2021 Utility Relocation Project to begin May 10 Traffic will be impacted on Walnut Street this summer BATESVILLE, Ind. – The City of Batesville will begin the […]

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Ripley County COVID grant

Posted October 8, 2020

Ripley County has received a $250,000 grant from the Hometown Business Preservation Initiative and OCRA.  The Ripley County COVID-19 Economic Recovery Task Force will be responsible for receiving and reviewing the applications.  The purpose of the grant is to provide financial support for the betterment of the people and businesses of Ripley County who have […]

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City of Batesville Unveils Freedom Park on July 4

Posted July 6, 2020

The City of Batesville hosted a grand opening ceremony to unveil the name of the new park on Six Pine Ranch Road on Saturday, July 4. Freedom Park was chosen by the Batesville Parks & Recreation Board after reviewing public submissions for the name last year. The park features a walking trail, playground sites, picnic […]

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Mayor Bettice and Chief Holt Denounce the Death of George Floyd

Posted June 5, 2020

CONTACT: City of Batesville, Mayor’s Office Andrea Wade, awade@batesvilleindiana.us, 812-933-6100 Mayor Bettice and Chief Holt Denounce the Death of George Floyd BATESVILLE, Ind. Friday, June 5, 2020 – On behalf of the City of Batesville and the Batesville Police Department, we firmly believe in all citizens’ right to peacefully assemble. As we all learned the […]

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City of Batesville Awarded $217K Roads Grant

Posted April 10, 2020

The City of Batesville was awarded a $217,091 grant in state matching funds for local road projects through the Next Level Roads: Community Crossings Initiative on Tuesday, April 7. The City will utilize the funds to improve and repave road projects including Huntersville Road from Sycamore Street to the railroad tunnel, Westbrook Drive, EGS Boulevard, […]

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