Conflict Of Interest Claim Closed

A complaint of conflict of interest has been closed by the Madison County Prosecutor’s office. The complaint filed by Anderson Councilman Ollie Dixon against fellow Councilman Lance Stephenson was dismissed after the prosecutor found that Stephenson was not receiving any monetary benefit from a remodeling job at the water pollution control department.

Anderson Couple Walks Appalachian Trail

Indiana’s running behind expectations for this year’s budget. The state missed its tax collection target for September by 66-million dollars. The shortfall’s almost entirely in corporate taxes — the State Budget Agency says refunds are running higher. The state took in 107-million less in the first quarter than what the state budget anticipates.

Indiana 66 Million Dollars Behind Target

Indiana’s running behind expectations for this year’s budget. The state missed its tax collection target for September by 66-million dollars. The shortfall’s almost entirely in corporate taxes — the State Budget Agency says refunds are running higher. The state took in 107-million less in the first quarter than what the state budget anticipates.

Amazon Opening 7,000 Indiana Jobs

Amazon will be opening up 7,000 jobs in Indiana, at fulfillment centers, sortation centers and customer service sites around the state. The company is hiring more than 120,000 people in 33 states. Amazon says there’s a possibility that you could be retained for full time work, if you’re hired on for the holidays.

Indiana Deer Hunters Up In Arms

A state lawmaker is now admitting a mistake was made that has led to a lot of confusion and anger from Indiana deer hunters. New regulations prohibit hunters from using any kind of rifle to hunt deer on public property, like state parks. But the author of the bill that caused this said that was never the intention. Lawmakers are working on a solution.

Man Shot By Unknown Assailant

They tell police they were walking near Kirk Street and Macedonia Thursday, when an unknown man fired on them. Now one mas has been flown to an Indy Hospital as a result. No word on 35 year old Richard Johnson’s condition. Johnson was reportedly walking with his uncle at the time, who wasn’t hit when the gunman, who remains at large, fired.

Sundance Doc Coming To Muncie

Oakwood Center is hosting a screening of the award-winning Sundance documentary LOOK & SEE, a powerful cinematic portrait of Wendell Berry—farmer, activist, and undoubtedly one of America’s most significant living writers. The film will be screened at 3:30 PM on October 14, 2017 at MadJax in Muncie. Director Laura Dunn was awarded the IFC “Truer than Fiction” Independent Spirit Award for her previous film, The Unforeseen.