Four people have been arrested in connection with a homicide investigation following the discovery of two bodies in Madison and Grant counties. The body of the first murder victim was found at a nature preserve on the east side of Anderson around 9 a.m. Monday. Authorities have identified that victim as 36-year-old David Lamar Phillips […]
Police say a Muncie woman was highly intoxicated when she crashed her vehicle and her child was in the car with her. 27-year-old Rashonda Noelle Williams was taken into custody after her vehicle left Riggin Road near the Walnut Street roundabout and crashed into a ditch. Williams’ blood-alcohol content registered at .284.
A Pendleton woman is behind bars after she tested four times the legal limit after crashing into a dump truck in a construction zone on I-69 just south of Pendleton. 30-year-old Rachel Whited was uninjured but showed signs of impairment. She was lodged in the Madison County Jail for Operating While Intoxicated, and Endangerment.
Slow down and use caution. That’s the advice from Yorktown Police when it comes to the construction zone over the Tiger Bridge. Authorities say there have been four accidents on the bridge since construction started on June 25. Fortunately, there have been no reported injuries.
Non-union Anderson city employees will receive a 2 percent pay increase in the proposed 2019 budget. The Herald Bulletin reports that the 2019 city budget for general fund expenditures is $32.79 million, which is 2.6 percent more than the current budget of $31.96 million.
Companion legislation to U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly’s bipartisan National Suicide Hotline Improvement Act has been signed into law by President Trump. The bipartisan legislation will provide needed oversight and determine how to improve the suicide hotline system and provide better service for those in need of assistance.
Delaware County Stormwater Management and the Upper Mississinewa River Watershed Partnership will have a cleanup on the Mississinewa River in Eaton starting at 8 a.m. this Saturday. The event will start at the canoe launch at West Rock at 800 South Romy Street.
School is back in session. To celebrate the start of a new school year, Kings Island is offering free admission to educators August 24-26. Educators who qualify for the free admission ticket include teachers, faculty and staff. A valid school employee ID must be presented to take advantage of the offer.
More than 3000 people are expected to attend this weekend’s 2018 Kleenco Alexandria Grand Prix. The Southern Indiana Racing Association sanctioned event is “One of the Largest Go-Kart Street Racing Events in the Midwest”. More than 120 drivers from all over will compete in the two day event. More details at alexandriagrandprix.com.
Muncie Civic Theatre will present the Tony Award-winning musical “Annie,” on Aug. 17-19 and 24-26. Thursday, Friday and Saturday shows will begin at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday matinees will begin at 2:30 p.m. For more information, call 288-PLAY or go online at muncie civic dot org.