State Unemployment Unchanged

More people are either working or looking for work according to the latest numbers, and that’s one reason the state’s unemployment rate remained at 4.6-percent in January. The rate was unchanged in part because December’s rate was revised upward according to the Department of Workforce Development.

How We Will Spend Our Tax Refunds

Getting money back: Always a nice thing to hear and more than half of Americans can expect to get a refund this year. What are people planning to do with that money? 28% says they’ll use it to pay down debt, 27% will spend it on necessitates and 6% say they’ll splurge on a vacation […]

American Pickers Returns To Indiana

American Pickers, the TV show about finding antique treasures, is returning to Indiana next month to film new episodes. They’re taking suggestions of where to go at their website, and need a description of the item, photos, name and contact information. The email address is

Kokomo Woman Falls To Death At Monument Circle

A tragic death inside the Soldier and Sailors monument in downtown Indianapolis: Indiana State Police say the victim, 41-year-old Jennifer Civitarese of Kokomo, fell on the steps inside and was pronounced dead at the scene. Witnesses say the woman as touring Monument Circle with her family when she suddenly collapsed.

Street Closure Likely Through Year’s End

It’s an important road closure in New Castle that’s going to be in effect for the rest of the year. Beginning today, the drive that leads from 20th Street to the front of the Henry County Hospital will be closed due to construction. Chuck Butler – Director of Safety and Security says that the closing […]

Anderson “Jo-Ann Fabrics” Closing Doors

Sad news for sewing and crafting enthusiasts: The Anderson location of Jo-Ann Fabrics is closing its doors. The business announced the imminent closure to customers Saturday, urging them to drive to the Muncie location to shop for fabrics and crafts. The last day for the store, the latest to leave Anderson’s north side, will be […]

Accidental Shooting Leads To Ear Injury

Delaware County sheriff’s deputies investigated what was believed to have been an accidental shooting east of Muncie. The Star Press reports that emergency dispatchers were notified of the shooting, by ER personnel at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital, after the victim went to the hospital for treatment. The wound, reportedly to the victim’s ear, was […]

Crashed Into Cars; Jumped The Railroad Crossing

Police apprehended a suspected drunken driver they say crashed his vehicle into two cars before running away on foot. Witnesses say the car crashed into a Jeep then fled, reaching speeds of up to 70 mph in town. The vehicle then became airborne when it crossed a set of railroad tracks and landed on its […]