Press Releases

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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City Extends Military Banner Program

Posted September 12, 2018

The City of Batesville proudly honors the brave men and women who have served in the United States Armed Forces through its Military Recognition Banner Program. *Banner Application Available Here* More than 100 banners were installed this summer in downtown Batesville. Due to overwhelming demand, City Council has agreed to fund another 110 military banners […]

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Firefighter/EMT Hiring Process Begins

Posted January 31, 2018

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 Wednesday, February 28 at 12:00 PM. During the hiring […]

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BPD Accepting Applications for Police Officer

Posted November 14, 2017

The Batesville Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. During the hiring process applicants will be required to subject themselves to various forms of background checks, physical fitness testing, written aptitude testing, an interview process, and other testing that may be deemed appropriate. Applications can be picked up at the […]

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BFD Accepting Applications for Full-Time Firefighter/EMT

Posted September 20, 2017

BATESVILLE, Ind. — The Batesville Fire Department is currently accepting applications for the Full-Time position of Firefighter / EMT or 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, October 20, 2017 […]

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Batesville Job Fair is September 19

Posted September 13, 2017

Looking for a new job or a career change? The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the City of Batesville and the Batesville Rotary Club to host a career fair featuring high-paying, high-demand jobs! Work Batesville! will take place on Tuesday, September 19 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Knights of […]

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