A Marion man missing since Friday morning was found Monday at a weigh station along I-70 near Richmond. William Timmons, 75, was a little confused and dehydrated but otherwise okay. Officials think Timmons car had run out of gas and had been sitting at the weigh station since Saturday.
Officials from Gas City Municipal Utilities say a two-minute power outage is planned for 4:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 27. A transmission conversion is planned.
Both Marion and Grant County begin the new year with money in the bank. The Chronicle-Tribune reports that officials for both the city and county report all bills are paid and they begin 2007 with a cash balance.
Theres hope of a compromise in a possible battle over the latest $75 million building project in the Greenfield-Central schools. The new battle comes after a compromise was reached between school officials and opponents of a $100 million construction plan. Another remonstrance could occur if no agreement is reached.
Theres apparently a deal in place to honor gift cards from the now-closed Vinces Restaurant at the Delaware County Airport. The Delaware Country Club will accept the gift cards through March 31. If you plan to take advantage of the offer you should call the country club for reservations at 288-0238 Monday through Friday from nine a.m. to four p.m.
A reminder from the Delaware County engineering department…the northbound lane of Country Club Road will be closed during the daytime hours north of State Road 32 both this week and next week along with January 29. A water main is being installed. A flag man will be on site to help direct traffic around the construction area.
6th District Congressman Mike Pence (R-Columbus) will be in Muncie and Anderson Monday and Tuesday for a series of events. On Monday hell attend the Anderson MLK program at the Paramount Theater at noon and the MLK program along Broadway Avenue in Muncie at 1 p.m. Hell also speak at the MLK program at Christ Temple Church at 7p.m. Finally hell hold a public town hall meeting at 9 a.m. Tuesday at Muncie City Hall.
The Saint Theodore Guerin High School in Noblesville will get a new principal next year. Keith Marsh is leaving at the end of the current school year to start his own business.
A rural Fairmount man died in a Grant County crash early Sunday morning. Jacob Cox, 25, apparently lost control of his vehicle on County Road 150E. The vehicle left the road, hit two trees and caught fire. Officials found the badly-burned Cox lying near the wreckage in a field.
Anderson Economic Development Consultant Greg Winkler told the city council last Thursday night that aggressive marketing is paying off. 36 different companies have visited the city in the months following trips to places like Japan, China and Israel. Between 245 and 335 jobs have been created during the trips.