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A former principal of Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School who was fired in June has been arrested and faces felony charges. 43-year-old Jerry Hoss Jr. was out of the Madison County Jail on $10,000 bail about an hour after he was booked on charges of child exploitation, official misconduct and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
In June, Hoss’ contract as principal of the small school was terminated by the seven-member Frankton Lapel school board. It’s unclear whether the reason Hoss was fired is connected to the charges.
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Elwood Mayor Ron Arnold is currently under investigation for alleged misuse of campaign funds to pay for personal expenses. Madison County Prosecutor Rodney Cummings says there‘s an allegation about gasoline use in the campaign account for personal vehicles. There‘s also allegations by his treasurer to pay for personal trips for his children‘s sporting events and […]24.04.14
About 1,800 Ball State University students take introductory astronomy courses each year, which is higher than the number taking such classes at IU, Purdue and Notre Dame combined. Ball State professor Ronald Kaitchuck says the planetarium has a lot to do with it. The planetarium will cease operations after Saturday. It will be replaced in […]24.04.14
The City of Indianapolis will not be hosting the Democratic or Republican National Conventions in 2016. Marc Lotter, spokesman for Mayor Greg Ballard says the city won‘t be submitting bids for either convention. Lotter says the city is already committed to hosting the NCAA Men‘s Final Four and NCAA Women‘s Olympics Trials among other events.