It is the birthday of our nation. Traditionally, this has always been a day to enjoy picnics and watch baseball. Thank heavens some things still follow tradition. Although if you find anyone playing a double header today, it will be because of necessity and not a planned event.With million dollar contracts and agents, baseball players truly like the idea of independence. When they were making little money, they played whatever management said. Now it is written in baseball rules that you can only play so many games in so many days. As you can tell, I am not exactly in favor of this.Don’t let the fact that your favorite team will only play one game today, because the 4th of July is about freedom and family. Have a great day with your family!
Batesville, In. — In order to help fund the class trip to Washington, D.C., beginning Friday, November 10th, the 8th grade class at Batesville Middle School will be selling $10.00 gift certificates to local restaurants.The following businesses will be supporting the students in their efforts to raise money towards their Washington, D.C. trip in May. Gift certificates are available to the following restaurants: Cricket Ridge Restaurant, Classic Pizza, Lil’ Charlie’s, Fireside Inn (Enochsburg), Pearl Street Pub, The Brau Haus, Ertel Cellars Winery, Pizza Haus, Pizza King of Batesville and Greensburg, Randy’s Roadhouse, Skyline Chili of Batesville, The Hobo Hut, Ison’s Family Pizza, The Big Four Café, and Wagner’s Village Inn of Oldenburg.Contact any 8th grade student or stop by the middle school before Tuesday, November 28th for certificates.