Madison County Prosecutor Thomas Broderick Jr. says his office has tied a man accused with robbing a MainSource Bank branch in Anderson after Christmas to another Anderson bank robbery. Derrick Burt is now accused with robbing the Key Bank branch at 2246 North Broadway on October 19.
Anderson police are investigating a vandalism spree at Sweeneys Auto Service in the 300 block of Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard early last Friday. At least six car windows were shot out, and a pontoon boat was also damaged. Officials are also checking to see if the incident is related to several similar incidents at other auto shops and car dealers last week. They believe a pellet or BB gun was used to shoot out the windows.
Winchesters clerk-treasurer will seek a second term in office. Vicki Haney was first elected in 2003 and is also a former Winchester City Council member. Haney also served on the Portland Board of Public Works and Safety.
Yorktown residents could be paying more for town trash collection this year. The town council will consider a $2 a month increase during its meeting Monday afternoon. The meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. at the town building on State Road 32 or Smith Street.
Chesterfield officials have lifted a boil order issued last week after a water main break. Theres no word if a similar order in Alexandria was allowed to expire at 6 p.m. Saturday as planned or it if was extended again.
Saratoga is losing its Bank of Geneva branch. The bank will close March 31 and three people will lose their jobs. Town officials hope to persuade another bank to locate in the community.
A Kokomo teen has undergone eye surgery after being stabbed. Police responded Saturday to a report of a stabbing. They found a 16-year-old suffering from a stab wound to his right eye. They believe an argument with DeLawrence Harvey, 36 of Chicago, escalated to the point that the man stabbed the teen. Harvey was arrested on charges of aggravated battery and criminal trespass.
Four opponents of a plan to construct the Ultimate Ethanol Plant near Alexandria have filed suit in an attempt to stop the development. They claim the rezoning clearing the way for the plant was unlawful.
The new Hamilton County Interagency Public Safety Board may open a dialogue between police and fire agencies in the county. The goal is to improve the sharing of information and resources. The Hamilton County Council last week became the latest governmental body to join the board.
A New Castle man faces a burglary charge and two counts of possessing a controlled substance after his arrest last week. Paul Hanson, 29, allegedly tried to break into a home in the 1200 block of Southern Avenue. Hell stand trial March 20.