Two Farmland Men Arrested In Heroin Investigation

It was not a good way to start the New Year for two local men. The Farmland gents were arrested in a recent heroin investigation. 23-year-old Dillon Horvath and 28-year-old Justin Wilson are facing possession of drugs and paraphernalia. They were taken to Randolph County jail, each with $500 cash bonds. One of the men […]

Pendleton Doctor Learns His Fate

A Pendleton doctor accused of trading drugs for sex has learned his fate. 46-year-old Eric Jones was sentenced to six years on probation Monday after pleading guilty to seven charges of dealing in drugs, perjury and voyeurism. Jones, who no longer has an active medical license, had an office on West Main Street in Pendleton.

Yorktown Restaurant Building Goes Up In Smoke

A Yorktown restaurant building went up in smoke Monday. Fire crews were called to the 9000 block of West Smith Street where flames were visible through the roof. The building was once known as El Rancho Poblano. Before that it was an Asian buffet, but many people will remember it as the local Dairy Queen. […]

Two Anderson Brothers Hoping For Early Release

Two Anderson brothers, sentenced to 55 years in prison on a murder charge are now hoping for an early release. Dennis and Raymond Johnson, on Monday were granted the possibility of a modified sentence in the 1996 murder of Norval Peters. The judge says he believes they have been rehabilitated. However, the prosecutor says he […]

High Speed Madison County Chase Ends In Arrest

A woman wanted on felony warrants out of Missouri was arrested and charged with additional counts here after she refused to stop for troopers trying to pull her over for traffic violations. The high speed chase finally ended when the young woman got stuck in a Madison County field. She is facing a litany of […]

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.