Mount Pleasant Township Community Schools Superintendent Mary Ann Irwin will retire June 30th. The School Board accepted her retirement, which comes a year earlier than her 2008 contract expiration. In spite of the contract difference, officials are hopeful that the 2007 departure will be in a time of stability for the school corporation, with no election cycle again until next year.
Calvin DeForest, also known as Larry Bud Melman to David Letterman fans, has died. The 85 year old DeForest appeared for twenty years on Lettermans Late Night and Late Show programs as the eccentric Melman character. He had made appearances at Lettermans alma mater
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A smoking ban has been implemented at the former
Anderson Community Schools will receive 14 defibrillators as part of a partnership of the Community Hospital Anderson Foundation and the Madison County Community Foundation.
An alleged gang member will avoid jail time in exchange for his plea agreement in the robbery of an
The Anderson Federation of Teachers has reached a new contract for teachers and teaching assistants at Anderson Community Schools. In addition to annual wage and salary negotiations as part of the contract process, the new agreement includes changes for students. The elementary day will now be extended to line up with the middle school and high school day lengths. New middle school class options have been added, as has additional remedial help during the school day.
Crews worked a serious accident on the Northeast Side of Indianapolis this morning. A car traveling westward on the Eastbound lanes of Interstate 465 stuck an SUV, killing the drivers of both vehicles. Police had to shutdown eastbound 465 between
A state draft report seeks to reduce agricultural pollution in Limberlost Creek near
A bill in the statehouse that would allow slot machines at Hoosier Park and other sites is alive after committee, but in a much different form. The number of machines allowed in the new version is limited to 1500 and the licensing fee increases to $400 million dollars. Under the previous version of the bill,