The Indiana Attorney Generals office will likely receive complaints about the gift card situation at the now-closed Vinces Restaurant at the Delaware County Airport. Officials say these types of situations are typically resolved through mediation or legal action.
The Alexandria City Council is looking to convert a section of Church Street into one-way traffic. Councilman John Dockrey says some residents have expressed concern that the current two-way configuration is unsafe due to how narrow it is. The affected section is only a block long between Lincoln and Walnut streets.
The number of Armed and Famous entries on the Internet continues to grow. There are now at least three web sites related to the show, including www.armed-famous.com, www.armedandfamous.net and www.armedandfamous.org. The latter two also have several discussion boards.
The Delaware County Salvation Army has extended its Christmas fund drive through January. The organization has raised about $200,000 toward a $250,000 goal so far.
The Indiana Better Business Bureau says you need to be careful with your money as the holiday season winds down. President Linda Carmody says that if you get a call from an organization calling itself the Paralyzed Hoosier Veterans selling light bulbs or American flags, don’t buy! Carmody says it’s unclear where the money is going. The PHV claims money was givne to Wheelchair games and the Purdue University Center for Paralysis Research. However, the only documented grant to either of those organizations was $2,000 given nine years ago. Carmody says claims by the PHV that they turned down a request to join the BBB are also false since they never received an invitation.
An Anderson man has been sentenced to four years in prison for taking inappropriate pictures of young girls. Stephen Scott, 45, also received four years on probation as part of his sentence. He admitted to the charges last month as part of a plea deal.
Anderson police have charged two people in a string of strong-arm robberies. Justin Lockridge and Blythe Batie, both 19, are charged in a string of robberies that began early last month and ended with a robbery in front of the Harvest Market at 3205 Columbus Avenue last Friday.
Muncie Animal Shelter officials say a number of dogs seized during a December 20 drug raid will be put up for adoption. Most of the dogs are pit bulls. The Unconditional Love Foundation, a rescue organization for animals, is helping with the adoption process.
The Marion City Council has elected new leadership for 2007. Ward One Councilman Dave Homer was elected president. He replaces Del Garcia, an at-large councilman who held the position last year.
The Muncie Sanitary District Board of Directors decided to keep the same officers during a reorganization meeting Tuesday. Bill Smith will continue to serve as president while Mark Miller will serve as vice-president and Teresa Ford as secretary.