Good News For Winchester

Good news for Winchester. Randolph County’s largest manufacturer is not closing. At least not for now as Indiana Marujun and its assets will be sold to TOA Industries, a Japanese-based automotive parts producer. TOA already has a foothold in Indiana, with more than 500 jobs at its Mooresville plant, southwest of Indianapolis. Locally, the Winchester […]

100th Indy 500 Has Presenting Sponsor

For the first time, the Indianapolis 500 will have a presenting sponsor attached to the official name of the race. The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is expected to announce that the 100th anniversary running will be called the “100th Indianapolis 500 Presented by PennGrade Motor Oil.”

Anderson Bank Robbery Suspect In Custody

Anderson police have arrested a man they believe robbed the PNC bank branch. 25-year-old Jesean Marquese Agnew is charged with robbery and other counts after allegedly jumped over the counter at the Nichol Avenue bank, grabbed an undetermined amount of cash, and fled on foot. He was later captured with help from a K9 officer.

Meth/Warrants Arrest Nets Two

State police arrested a man they’ve been looking for since last month after his truck was crashed into a creek and damaged a home’s fences and yard. Inside the truck, police say they found meth. Glenn Hatfield is in the Henry County jail. His cousin, Kevin Hatfield, was also arrested on outstanding warrants.

Domestic Charges Over Broken Wrist

Police have arrested a man for allegedly breaking his wife’s wrist during an argument. The man is William England, being held in the Delaware County jail. He’s facing domestic battery and interference with the reporting of a crime. His bond set at $7,500. His wife decided to press charges after x-rays showed her wrist was […]

Crash Claims Life Of Anderson Woman

A two-car crash on a busy Anderson thoroughfare has claimed the life of an Anderson woman. Police say 80-year-old Betty Jane Cole died at Community Hospital after suffering severe chest injuries. The accident occurred at 7:18 a.m. Thursday at Thornewood Drive and Scatterfield Road. Two other people also suffered injuries.

Portland Police Search For Bandit

Jay County Police continue to search for a bank robber. A man wearing a gray coat and cap robbed the MainSource Bank on North Meridian Street. He didn’t show a weapon, according to the clerk. He handed the clerk a bag and demanded cash. He was last seen walking on East Walnut Street.

Del-Comm Drops Part Time Insurance

Delaware Community Schools is dropping health insurance for its part-time employees. The board okayed the change earlier this week to no longer offer health coverage, life insurance, long term disability or accidental death and dismemberment insurance. Now new part time employees can choose dental and vision coverage, and group life insurance with AD&D coverage. Part […]

Three Women Busted For Making Meth

Three women have been arrested after police served a search warrant at a New Castle mobile home. Amber Davis, Dawn Heath, and Amy York were taken into custody and charged with several felonies as part of an ongoing investigation into the manufacture of Methamphetamine. The trio was lodged in the Henry County Jail.

Taylor University Names New President

The Taylor University Board of Trustees has announced the selection of alumnus and longtime Indianapolis lawyer P. Lowell Haines as President-Elect. Haines, also a member of Taylor’s Board for the past 13 years, will assume his presidential role on June 1, and replaces outgoing President Dr. Eugene Habecker.