Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb has started a new entity to raise money for his campaign committee and the state Republican Party. The Team Holcomb political action committee that was launched in late June will split contributions, with 70 percent going to Holcomb’s campaign and 30 percent to the state GOP. State Republican chairman Kyle Hupfer […]
The number of abortions performed in Indiana dropped during 2016 by the largest rate in several years. An Indiana State Department of Health report shows 7,277 abortions were performed in the state last year, representing an 8.5 percent drop from 2015. Indiana’s abortion rate has been falling for several years, but had seen small declines […]
National healthcare legislation takes center stage at a town hall meeting in Muncie FAriday night. The community activist group Muncie Resists is hosting it at Maring-Hunt Library from 6:30p to 8p. The discussion will include testimony from people who’ve had issues with health insurance and about what some expect will be a growin number of […]
Video gone viral from right here in the state. Authorities say an argument between two neighbors in Indiana escalated into across-the-fence gunfire. A video provided by the Johnson County prosecutor’s office shows the two men trading insults last month before one man, who was riding a lawnmower, pulls out a handgun. The video shows the […]
Had you heard about the memorial bench in Columbia City that had the word terrorism misspelled on it? The maker of that monument, Wearly Monuments in Muncie stepped forward and took care of it after the typo caught alot of eyes and attention. On the bench originally, the word terrorism had an extra I on […]
A seat opening up on the MCS school board as member-elect Stephen Edwards steps down to join the emergency management team for the district. That will happen in the next 10 to 14 days. There may be some action on the move at the July 11th board meeting, but in the meantime, the firm handling […]
A robotics camp is coming to Muncie Southside Middle School next week. It runs from 9am to noon each day and the school has signed up interested students for the free offering. Participants will use their STEM skills to try to problem solve modern day issues with the help of robots.
A plastic liner is being installed in 35 hundred feet of existing sewer line in Anderson, part of a $4 million project. The old line is a century old and carries about half of the flow each day to the Anderson sewage treatment plant. Drivers along Nichol Avenue will see signs of the work happening.
Another handful of treatment sites for addiction will be up and running in Indiana as a way to get a better handle on the opioid problem. One of them will be in Allen County. The governor says state Medicaid will cover the programs, including methadone treatment, for most patients. It will bring the total number […]
The Indiana State Police Capitol Section is looking for people interested in becoming a Capitol police officer. To be eligible, applicants must be at least 21 years old when appointed as a police employee and a U.S. citizen. They also need a high school diploma or GED and a valid driver’s license. Officers at the […]