ISP Reports “More Than 100 Crashes”

The warnings and advisories are over, but the weekend storm left the area with more than a half foot of snow. Local law enforcement was extremely busy with slide offs and crashes while Indiana State Police investigated more than 100 accidents on central Indiana roadways. They say most of those crashes were due to drivers traveling too fast for the weather conditions.

Food Pantries Keep Close Eye On Gov’t Shutdown

Operators of local food pantries are keeping an eye on the federal government’s shutdown in anticipation of possible increased need for food, especially among federal government workers and those receiving public assistance. It was announced Friday that SNAP benefits will be extended through the entire month of February. However, benefits for the month will be issued January 19.