Pence Announces Legislative Agenda

Governor Mike Pence announced his legislative agenda Monday for the upcoming session of the Indiana General Assembly which begins today. The Governor says he’s making jobs, roads, education and healthcare top priorities. No word from the Governor on LGBT issues that proved contentious last year.

Indiana F.O.P. Endorses Zoeller

The Indiana Fraternal Order of Police has endorsed Greg Zoeller in his run for U.S. Congress. They say it marks the first time the Indiana FOP has endorsed a candidate in a contested primary. Zoeller is running for Indiana’s 9th District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. Zoeller, currently Indiana’s attorney general, says he’s […]

Lawmakers To Look At Cellphone Usage

Five years after Indiana banned texting while driving; legislators may look at clamping down on other cell phone distractions. The law prohibits sending texts or emails while driving, but neglected to cover surfing the web. Phones have gotten more sophisticated; drivers now tweet, play games, or watch videos on their phones when they should be […]

Skydiving Accident Claims Life Of Woman

A skydiving accident on New Year’s Day has claimed the life of a 54-year-old woman from Martinsville. Police in Johnson County say while her parachute DID open, they are unsure what caused Theresa Woods to impact the ground. She was found unresponsive in a field just to the south of her intended target.

First 2016 Fatality For Delaware County

Delaware County has recorded its first traffic fatality of 2016, after a Marion woman was fatally injured in a single-vehicle accident on Interstate 69. Police say 62-year-old Rebecca Scott was driving in the southbound lanes near the Grant-Delaware county line when her vehicle left the roadway, struck the wire retainer in the median, and spun […]

First Day On Job For Newly-Elected Officials

Today marks the first day on the job for local officials elected last November. Anderson Mayor Thomas Broderick Jr. and members of his new team are set to get down to business. The first few days for the new mayor will be spent continuing with the transition from one administration to another and tying up […]

New Year’s Day Surprise For Mom & Dad

A New Year’s Day surprise for one local couple when mom went into labor a few weeks early. Bentlee Tyler Scott Wolfe was born at 12:13 p.m. Friday at Community Hospital Anderson, becoming the first baby born in one of Anderson’s two hospitals in 2016. He weighed 5 pounds, 10 ounces & was 18.5 inches […]

Plainfield Schools Open Amid New Threats

Plainfield High School students will return to class today despite new threats made against the school. The threat was posted overnight Saturday, and is believed to be the same person who made several online threats last month. The person, posting on Facebook, said they would shoot anyone in the school. The district closed schools the […]

Father/Son Suing Township & Fire Department

A Randolph County father and son have filed suit against White River Township and its fire department. The lawsuit says they were seriously injured when their vehicle was struck from behind by a township rescue truck in December of 2013. The lawsuit seeks compensation for the victims’ “severe and permanent injuries.” Henry Circuit Court Judge […]