A pair of Knox residents face numerous drug charges following a Friday morning search of a rural residence by the Starke County Sheriff’s Office and Knox City Police. They found methamphetamine, items used in its manufacture, marijuana, several firearms and drug paraphernalia at the home in the 1500 north block of 700 East, according to the incident report. Continue reading
A Knox man is jailed on child molestation charges following an investigation by the Knox Police Department. Continue reading
Inmates at the Pulaski County Jail started work this week to help supplement their diet and improve the quality of their meals.
LaPorte Police are investigating after a shooting on the city’s west side, Monday night.
The Town of Culver is ready to retool and continue pushing forward following the announcement they are a Stellar Communities Finalist.
The Hoosier Lottery has announced the winners of the Grand Prize “My Lottery” holiday giveaway promotion, and one of the winners is from Knox.
Relay for Life of Culver kicks off Friday evening, and this year’s theme will be honoring the 2016 Olympics.
A Pulaski County Sheriff’s Deputy seized more than eight pounds of cannabis following a search of a local residence.
The Pulaski County Council has approved a tax abatement that is expected to help a Francesville company create jobs.
Text messages received by the St. Joseph County Dispatch Center resulted in a rescue and arrest in LaPorte County on Wednesday morning.
The Pulaski County Commissioners intend to enter into discussions with the Town of Winamac following a failure to rezone the former Pleasant View Rest Home.
A major employer in Winamac may be taking the first steps that could lead to future investments.
Monday night’s Pulaski County Commissioners meeting brought a request from CDC Executive Director Nathan Origer following talks with BraunAbility and the Indiana Economic Development Corporation. Under the proposal, County Road 60 between 14 and 25 South would be vacated by the county.
Kindergarten Roundup at Oregon-Davis School is scheduled Wednesday, March 16 from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. A child must be age five before August 1, 2016 to register. Nineteen students have already indicated their intention to attend class next fall.
The 2016-2017 School calendar was approved when the board met Monday night, as was the publication of the school’s 2014-2015 Annual Performance Report. Continue reading
A graveside service and military rites for 65-year-old Ralph E. Oldt, Jr. of New Lenox, Ill. will take place this spring at Bruce Lake Cemetery. Harrison-Metzger-Rans Funeral Home Kewanna Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
An Indiana Department of Homeland Security emergency management team is en route to Maryland to assist Baltimore officials with their severe weather response. The city is still working to dig out from the weekend blizzard. The state of emergency declared Friday by Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is in effect until further notice. Continue reading
With snow and frigid temperatures moving into the area, state officials are reminding residents to stay safe during winter weather. Continue reading
The Indiana State Department of Health is warning residents about the dangers of radon, an odorless, tasteless, colorless, but radioactive gas. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has declared January National Radon Action Month. Continue reading
With tax season approaching, Indiana State Police are warning residents to be on the lookout for phone scams. Callers claiming to be from the IRS but often having foreign accents tell residents they may face a lawsuit or imprisonment if they don’t immediately send money for what they say is a delinquent tax bill. Then, they demand personal information to try to steal the recipient’s identity. Continue reading
Fewer Hoosiers died in fires in 2015 compared to the year before. That’s according to data released by the Indiana Department of Homeland Security Division of Fire and Building Safety. Continue reading
ISTEP scores released today by the state indicate a double-digit decline in the passing percentage over last year. In 2013-14, 74 percent of public school students across Indiana passed both the English/Language Arts and Math standardized tests. The 2014-15 scores indicate only 52-percent of public school students made the grade on both tests. Both percentages are slightly higher when private and charter school students are factored in. Continue reading