Police have interviewed five teens involved in a Drano bomb explosion. A home surveillance camera in Pendleton caught someone placing the bomb in front of a front door. No one was injured, all five, ages 16 & 17, admitted to the prank. The Marion County Sheriff’s Department is recommending they be charged with one count […]
Higher sewage rates are coming for Alexandria. The City Council has adopted a new sewer rate schedule that will increase residents’ bills by more than a third. The first increase could appear on residents’ bills as soon as the next billing cycle. The second rate increase would take effect around Aug. of 2017. The base […]
A Richmond man has been sentenced to 9 years in prison after admitting to biting the face of a 2-year-old boy. 24-year-old Donald Allen Worley remains in the Wayne County Jail. He faces six years and nine months if he earns all of the good-time credit for which he’s eligible.
A new health care provider will be offered to Madison County employees. Beginning in October, PMR Healthcare of Indianapolis will operate the clinic that has been operated by QuadMed. The County spends $360,000 per year for the employee health care services. The new contract, approved by Madison County commissioners, is for three years at a […]
A community forum on the Mounds Greenway proposal will be held Monday at 6 pm in the Yorktown High School auditorium. The proposed greenway would run through parts of Madison and Delaware Counties, including Yorktown. Representatives from the Hoosier Environmental Council will attend and will answer your questions.
Dunham’s Sports on Bethel Avenue on Muncie’s northwest side is closing this week. This Sunday is the last day of business. It’s not the only sporting goods store to fall. MC Sports, near Muncie Mall, has closed its doors. Speculation leans toward the opening of Dick’s Sporting Goods as the reason for the closings.
The new Republican candidate for Indiana lieutenant governor says the revamped GOP ticket will focus on issues such as creating jobs and cutting taxes. State Auditor Suzanne Crouch joined Republican gubernatorial candidate Eric Holcomb at a news conference after the GOP ratified her as Holcomb’s running mate. Democrats say Holcomb and Crouch both support Gov. […]
Indiana is up to 15 cases of the Zika virus, according to the Centers for Disease Control. As of the end of July, 1,658 cases of Zika have been reported in the United States. All but one case is travel-associated. Indiana’s 15 cases is small compared to the 449 in New York or the 307 […]
Actor Nicolas Cage was spotted several times in Clarksville over the weekend. He was seen doing some shopping at local stores. Cage was in town filming a movie called Mom and Dad. The movie is expected to release some time next year and will also star Selma Blair.
It’s Back to School today for Daleville, New Castle, Blue River, and Shenandoah. Classes for Anderson, Muncie & Delaware County, and Randolph Eastern begin tomorrow. For Cowan and Randolph Southern, the school year starts on Thursday. Yorktown, Wes-Del, Blackford, and Liberty Perry start Friday.