Noblesville police have charged two men with breaking into a laundromat and trying to steal a coin machine. Mikel Faith, 35, and Earl Smith, 52, were apprehended after an officer saw them inside the Sunshine Center while on patrol. Both men were caught after a short pursuit.
The longtime track photographer at Hoosier Park in Anderson died unexpectedly at his home last Saturday. Jim Linscott was 54. The Jagers Funeral Home in Athens, Ohio is handling funeral arrangements.
Mississinewa school officials are planning to renovate the science labs at Mississinewa High School. The school board took several steps last night to begin the construction process, which includes a new classroom. A January 15 public hearing is also planned.
A 19-year-old Noblesville woman is charged with taking money from her employer. Lindsay Tutusko faces nine theft counts for allegedly writing up bogus purchases of used clothing from customers at a Fishers store and then keeping the money for herself.
Muncie Mayor Dan Canan has named deputy Community Development Director Ron Anderson as the new CD director. He replaces Jerry Thornburg, who died December 17.
You might want to get new District 26 State Senator Sue Errington (D-Muncie) some good track shoes…she’s received four committee appointments in her first General Assembly session. Senators are requested to apply for three committee appointments, and Errington got all three of hers plus a fourth. Errington will serve on the Health and Provider Services, Education, Energy and Environment and Utilities and Regulatory Affairs committees.
The city of Muncie now has an ordinance designed to fight illegal dogfighting. The city council last month passed an ordinance declaring that any animal found inside a vacant house as an abandoned animal. Violators will have 24 hours to take care of an animal once its discovered or the animal will be removed.
The Cowan School Board has cancelled Wednesday nights board meeting. The next meeting is planned for January 17 beginning at 6:30 p.m.
Marion police have charged a young man with trying to rob a Tobacco Road convenience store at 2nd Street and Miller Avenue late Sunday night. Daniel Riddle, 21, was found at the Double Deuce Billiard and Arcade in Westwood Square a short time later. He was taken back to the store an identified by the clerks. Police say he later confessed to the crime. Riddle is being held on an attempted armed robbery charge.
A Winchester man was killed early Tuesday in a crash on State Road 32 between Winchester and Union City. Randolph County Sheriff Jay Harris says Gary Bumbalough, 49, died when his car collided with a car driven by Kelly Davis of Union City. Davis, 24, apparently lost control of her car near the bridge over the White River and hit Bumbaloughs vehicle. Both vehicles ended up in a field.