The Paramount Theater in Anderson has announced that the Grammy-winning LeAnn Rimes will perform an intimate, acoustic concert experience of all her most popular songs. The show is set for Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 7:30 PM.
It’s sure to put you in the holiday spirit. The Children’s Nutcracker by Muncie Ballet is being held this Friday and Saturday at the Cornerstone Center for the Arts. Sugar Plum Fairies, the Rat King & Soldiers are a part pf the Christmas classic. Tickets are available online at MuncieBallet.org or one hour before curtain.
The parents of a 13-year-old girl who was shot seven times by a classmate at a suburban Indianapolis school are suing the young assailant’s parents. The parents of Ella Whistler allege that negligence by the boy’s parents led to their daughter suffering life-altering injuries in the May 25 shooting at Noblesville West Middle School. The shooter admitted to the attack.
Ella Whistler, the Noblesville West Middle School student injured in a school shooting in May, and her parents have filed a civil lawsuit against the parents of the shooter. The lawsuit alleges that their negligence caused the girl to suffer life-altering injuries and expenses.
A homeless man found sleeping outside a Ball State University residence hall has been arrested after campus police reported finding syringes, holding traces of heroin in his possession. The Star Press reports that they found the man along the north side of Elliott Hall. He’s had numerous run-ins with the law here and in other counties.
A new grocery store may be coming to Anderson. The city is currently in talks with two separate developers, both interested in the Edgewood Plaza area. The Herald Bulletin reports that Redevelopment Commission President Kevin Sulc is quoted as saying “This is a priority for us,” We’re willing to commit money to the project.”
A Grant County hospital now has its own police department. Marion General Hospital has decided to add its own on-site police force. Before having police officers, they had armed security guards on staff, but would have to call the police if there were any issues. Now, the officers can handle any situation, even if it ends in an arrest.
Slow your roll. That’s the advice from Indiana State Police. Since November, ISP has responded to 2,236 snow & ice related crashes resulting in 304 injuries and two fatalities. State police say too many drivers fail to adjust their speed to road conditions, with many accidents taking place in light snow.
Governor Eric Holcomb is proposing in-part legislation for safer schools; requiring school districts to contract directly with local mental health providers, requiring each school to conduct at least one active shooter drill per year and requiring schools conduct threat assessments by June 30, 2021 as a condition for grants.
Not done with your Christmas shopping? You’re not alone. The National Retail Federation estimates that more than 90% of consumers still had shopping to do after Cyber Monday and were intentionally waiting for last-minute deals. Many shoppers wait until “Super Saturday,” the final Saturday before Christmas and 2nd busiest shopping day of the year next to Black Friday.