STATEHOUSE — The Indiana Economic Development Corporation recently announced the state would expand eligibility for the Indiana Small Business Restart Grant Program, said State Sen. Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg).

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Indiana residents and business owners will learn how the federal tax credit of 26% has been extended through 2021 and 2022 for installing solar panels on houses, farm structures and places of business during the next Zoom meeting of Solarize East Central Indiana.

AURORA - Monday, October 18, anthropologists with the University of Indianapolis along with Indiana State Police investigators examined a 1997 Nissan Pathfinder that was pulled out of the Ohio River on Thursday, October 14, near Lesko Park. The vehicle was located at a depth of over 50 feet …

COLUMBUS — Early Monday morning a driver was thrown from his motorcycle after striking a deer on I-65 northbound near the 62 mile marker in southern Bartholomew County. The motorcyclist was killed and a Good Samaritan was seriously injured when they were struck by a second vehicle.

VERSAILLES – Thursday, October 14, detectives from the Indiana State Police-Versailles Post began a missing person investigation after a vehicle connected to a 2002 missing person investigation from Delhi Township, Ohio, was located in the Ohio River near Aurora, Indiana.

NORTH VERNON – Lowe’s is getting set to hire more than 85 new full-time associates during a job fair scheduled for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, October 20, at the company’s local distribution center, 1301 West JFK Drive, North Vernon.

CROTHERSVILLE - At approximately 12:30 a.m. Monday, Indiana State Troopers began investigating a two vehicle crash on I-65 in southern Jackson County that resulted in the deaths of three people and sent a fourth person to a Louisville, Kentucky hospital.

GREENSBURG – Friday, October 9, the Indiana State Police began an investigation into the death of an inmate being held at the Decatur County Jail.

A lack of awareness and a need for a qualified workforce to utilize the technology are the main reasons why Indiana manufacturers are lagging behind implementation of data-driven approaches and developing artificial intelligence, a study by Purdue University researchers finds.

STATEHOUSE — State Rep. Cindy Ziemke (R-Batesville) announced she will retire in 2022 after fulfilling her current term as state representative for House District 55.

DILLSBORO - At approximately 10 a.m. Monday, September 27, troopers from the Indiana State Police-Versailles Post along with deputies from the Dearborn County Sheriff's Department began investigating a two vehicle crash between a car and a tractor that seriously injured the driver of the tractor.

INDIANA - Free Fishing Day and National Hunting & Fishing Day on Saturday, September 25 are opportunities for Hoosiers to get a hands-on experience with nature and enjoy the state’s public lands and waters.

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana House added a proposed Senate redistricting map to a bill that already included proposed House and congressional maps on a mostly partisan vote Wednesday.

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana House added a proposed Senate redistricting map to a bill that already included proposed House and congressional maps on a mostly partisan vote Wednesday.

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Education has announced a new partnership with to support students in grades eight through 12 with free tutoring for SAT preparation, math courses and Advanced Placement (AP) courses.

INDIANAPOLIS — The House and congressional district maps moved through the House chamber on first reading, with 63 representatives voting to move the maps to second reading against 30 "no" votes.

GREENSBURG – Associates at Honda Indiana Auto Plant (IAP) played host to Governor Eric Holcomb, U.S.Senator Todd Young, U.S. Rep. Greg Pence and a host of local and area elected officials for a celebration heralding the beginning of production of the all-new 2022 Civic Hatchback at the Green…

INDIANAPOLIS—The Indiana Democratic Party says the new redistricting maps for the U.S House of Representatives and Indiana House of Representatives, released Tuesday, are unfairly drawn, lack transparency and are gerrymandered.

COLUMBUS – 106.1 The River is holding its annual free community car show and concert from 3 to 9 p.m. Saturday, September 18 in the heart of Downtown Columbus.

INDIANAPOLIS — Over the next few weeks, the Indiana General Assembly will reconvene in the state capital to hammer out the final details for district maps, bringing the much-delayed redistricting process to an end and publishing new maps for Hoosiers to use in the coming decade.

WEST HARRISON - Shortly after 5 a.m. Wednesday the Indiana State Police responded to a single vehicle crash at the I-74 Weigh Station in northern Dearborn County where a semi drove into the scalehouse, resulting in the death of the driver.

COLUMBUS – Our Hospice of South Central Indiana thanks American Legion Post 24 and the community for a record donation of $9,000 from the fish fry held Friday, August 27, 2021. Since 2015, the American Legion has supported Our Hospice with donations totaling $27,250.

JEFFERSON COUNTY – Early Saturday morning, Troopers from the Indiana State Police-Versailles Post were requested to investigate a three-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle on Ind. 7 in northern Jefferson County that resulted in the death of the motorcycle passenger.

INDIANAPOLIS - Stephen Key, executive director and general counsel for the Hoosier State Press Association, plans to retire in mid-2022.

VERSAILLES – Indiana State Police Superintendent Douglas G. Carter, recently announced the promotion of Senior Trooper Christopher R. Lockman to the rank of Sergeant.

The surge in COVID-19 cases has fueled a masking debate across Indiana school districts — and districts nationwide — pitting those who want freedom to choose for their children against those who believe not masking puts their children’s health at risk.

Legal Aid is holding a Free Legal Aid Phone Clinic for residents of their eight county district on Tuesday, August 24, 2021.

Indiana residents and business owners will learn how the federal tax credit of 26% has been extended through 2021 and 2022 for installing solar panels on houses, farm structures and places of business during the next Zoom meeting of Solarize East Central Indiana.

INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Eric Holcomb announced a new Public Health Commission on Wednesday tasked with evaluating Indiana’s public health infrastructure and creating a list of recommended improvements by late next summer.

INDIANAPOLIS - To commemorate its 11th anniversary, WGU Indiana recently announced it will award Celebrating the Hoosier Spirit Scholarships, valued at $11,000, to one undergrad and one graduate from its College of IT, College of Health Professions, College of Business and Teacher’s College.…

LEXINGTON, IN - Monday, August 16, detectives from the Indiana State Police-Versailles Post arrested a Lexington, Indiana man on charges of child molesting, rape, and sexual battery.

INDIANAPOLIS - The Indiana Department of Natural Resources has announced that Hoosiers in 76 counties across the state can resume feeding birds, but asks that residents of the remaining counties keep their feeders down while the investigation into what is killing songbirds continues.

INDIANAPOLIS — Despite the introduction of effective vaccines and new knowledge about the COVID-19 virus, reported daily cases and positivity rates remain about the same as one year ago due to low vaccination rates.

(OLDENBURG) - As an active member of the Indiana State Fair Advisory Committee and chair of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, I am excited for the State Fair to start this week.

COLUMBUS – The suspect who was shot and seriously injured by a Columbus Police Officer June 27, 2021, was recently released from an Indianapolis area hospital. Upon being released, he was arrested for attempted murder and other charges related to the incident.

LAWRENCEBURG – The Tri-State Antique Market returns to the Lawrenceburg Fairgrounds Sunday, Aug. 1; the day before, on Saturday, July 31, the Vevay Antique & Collectible Flea Extravaganza debuts just down the road in Vevay.

STATEHOUSE — Hoosiers are invited to attend one or more of a series of public meetings across the state on Aug. 6-7 and Aug. 11 to provide feedback on Indiana’s redistricting process.

CONNERSVILLE - Indiana Conservation Officers have recovered the body of Robert L. Austin, 26, of Connersville, from the Whitewater River.

NASHVILLE, TN – The unmistakable sound of multi-Dove and Grammy Award-winning recording artist David Phelps will be featured in Richmond, Indiana, Friday, July 23 at the First Assembly of God, 315 National Road West. This exciting concert event begins at 7 p.m. Joining the talented vocalist …

WASHINGTON – Indiana businesses and residents affected by the severe storms and flooding on June 18-19, 2021, can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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