The drivers of two tractor-trailers involved in fiery Saturday morning crash on U.S. 30 at Queen Road suffered minor injuries, according to officials with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department. They responded around 7:30 a.m. to the wreck in the westbound lanes of U.S. 30 at Queen Road.
The Plymouth Board of Works could make a final decision this evening on signage to place at the entrances to the city. Continue reading
A power outage has forced the cancellation of today’s summer school classes for a local corporation. Continue reading
Ancilla is hosting a 24 hour fundraiser on June 24th that encourages supporters to donate to the local junior college and assist them in finishing out the fiscal year strong. On this day people are prompted to make a donation of at least $24 to the Ancilla fund which provides financial aid to students. Ninety-three percent of Ancilla College students receive financial aid and 43 percent of student families are in a category that can afford zero dollars toward tuition. Continue reading
Several businesses from around the state have been recognized for growing their operations.
Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann and the Indiana Small Business Development Center gave the awards to 20 businesses at a ceremony last week. The ISBDC helps new businesses with the resources necessary to operate and grow.
The body of a LaPaz man who was last seen early Wednesday morning near Leiters Ford has been found. Continue reading
A pair of local communities are among the recipients of grants from the Indiana Homeland Security Foundation. Statewide more than $370,000 was given to 101 recipients in 61 counties for critical needs. Eligible projects include equipping emergency responders with personal protective equipment, acquiring equipment for use by emergency responders, providing radios and technology equipment and training for emergency responders.
Summer begins this Sunday and warmer temperatures often come with it.
The Indiana Office of Utility Consumer Counselor is providing tips to help combat the increase in electric bills.
Counselor Dave Stippler says the summer season should be a time to remember to use electricity more wisely. Doing so can not only ease the cost of running utilities, but also prevent excess workload on the electric grid.
Officers from the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department issued 33 citations for lack of seatbelt usage/child restraints during a recent Click It or Ticket enforcement campaign.
There’s more than corn in Indiana and that’s been the case for nearly nine decades now. Indiana Beach is set to celebrate their 89th anniversary this Sunday, June 21st. Continue reading
For the first time in the 15 years of American Idol history, hopeful Hoosier performers have a chance to audition right here in our home state. The free open auditions are set for Thursday, June 25 in Indianapolis at 100 W Georgia St. The line will open at 6 am and registration will follow an hour later at 7 am. Continue reading
Conservation officers with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources are still searching the Tippecanoe River for a LaPaz man who was last seen early Wednesday morning at a home in Leiters Ford. Continue reading
Near-record flooding is possible along the Tippecanoe River near Ora, according to the National Weather Service. They’ve extended the flood warning there until further notice. Continue reading
Authorities are seeking information about LaPaz man who may have fallen into the Tippecanoe River early Wednesday morning. Continue reading
Up until recently, the storm drains could not keep up with the amount of rain coming down which led to regional flooding. Though most public roadways are now clear of water, many driveways, basements and crawl spaces are still experiencing flooding and overall wetness. Continue reading
Rains over the last several days have left plenty of water in fields.
According to Purdue Extension Agricultural Educator Phil Woolery, the standing water may be at a point that it’s now causing poor root growth. In severe cases, this amount of moisture can lead to seedling death.
Those interested in maintaining the water quality of Lake Maxinkuckee will have a chance to speak their mind later this month.
The Lake Maxinkuckee Environmental Council will be hosting their Community Stakeholders meeting on June 26th. The meeting is aimed at updating the group’s Lake and Watershed Management Plan.
Removing the outdated rule about bringing beepers, boom-boxes and portable TVs to school was just one of the many handbooks amendments addressed during Monday evening’s Culver Community school board meeting.
The Emergency Management Agency in Marshall County may soon have more stringent grant reporting requirements.
Most grant funds received by the EMA Department have been expended according to Director Clyde Avery. He supplied Commissioners with a quarterly report during Monday’s meeting.
The Culver Town Council has taken another step toward implementing an upgrade to its water treatment facility.
An amendment to an existing water rate ordinance was considered during a special meeting Monday night to help pay for the construction. This is the third increase in water rates Culver has implemented since December.