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Victim Identified in White County Helicopter Crash

March 15, 2017
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Victim Identified in White County Helicopter Crash

The identity of the deceased pilot killed in a helicopter crash Tuesday in White County has been identified as Howard Y. Esterbrook, 53 of Kapolei, Hawaii. Family have been notified. At approximately 3:50 p.m. Tuesday on CR 700 south about one quarter of a mile west of CR 150 east (that is three miles...

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ISP to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint in Tippecanoe County

March 14, 2017
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ISP to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint in Tippecanoe County

The Indiana State Police at the Lafayette Post will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint at an undisclosed location in Tippecanoe County. It will occur during the late evening hours of Friday March 17, 2017. Drivers should have their operator’s license and vehicle registrations available for a quick review. Passing through the checkpoint should only...

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More Job Cuts Coming to St. Joseph’s College

March 14, 2017
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More Job Cuts Coming to St. Joseph’s College

Inside INdiana Business is reporting Saint Joseph’s College has detailed more job cuts as the result of its continuing financial troubles. In a notice to the state, the college says 18 positions on the Rensselaer campus will be eliminated beginning in May, in addition the 384 previously-announced layoffs. Some of the affected positions include adjunct...

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Two More National Retailers File for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

March 14, 2017
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Two More National Retailers File for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Inside INdiana Business is reporting two more national retailers with multiple locations in Indiana have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Nebraska-based Gordmans Stores Inc. (Nasdaq: GMAN) has a total eight Indiana locations and Minnesota-based Gander Mountain has nine. Gordmans says it will be business “as usual” through reorganization. In a news release, Chief...

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Severe Weather Preparedness Week Set for March 19-25

March 14, 2017
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Severe Weather Preparedness Week Set for March 19-25

The Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) is encouraging Hoosiers to plan ahead for extreme weather as part of Severe Weather Preparedness and Flood Awareness Week, March 19-25. “The arrival of spring in Indiana means an increased threat for severe weather,” said John Erickson, Director of Public Affairs at IDHS. “This year, Hoosiers across...

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Wind Energy Meeting Open To Public

March 13, 2017
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Wind Energy Meeting Open To Public

Clinton County Daily News has learned of a Wind Energy meeting open to the public set to take place this Wednesday evening at Hopewell United Methodist Church at 3460 E. County Road 500 North in Clinton County. The meeting will begin at 7:00 PM Wednesday March 15th.  The meeting is associated with “Responsible Harvest...

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Corrie Chosen as Frankfort Municipal Utilities GM

March 13, 2017
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Corrie Chosen as Frankfort Municipal Utilities GM

Todd Corrie has been chosen as the City’s first general manager for Frankfort Municipal Utilities in a role created by the Utility Service Board to strengthen and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of Frankfort’s utilities including electric, water, wastewater treatment, storm water, sewer maintenance, the utility billing office, and the IT/Data Center. According to...

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Clinton Central Gearing Up for Kindergarten Roundup

March 13, 2017
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Clinton Central Gearing Up for Kindergarten Roundup

Clinton Central Elementary is preparing for its Early Kindergarten and Kindergarten Roundup. Any child who will be age 4 on or before August 1, 2017 is eligible to enroll in our Early Kindergarten or Pre-School program on March 28th. Students who will be age 5 on or before August 1, 2017 are eligible to...

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Former Delphi Standout Participating in NCAA Tournament

March 13, 2017
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Former Delphi Standout Participating in NCAA Tournament

Former Delphi High School basketball standout Cole Murray is getting an real life opportunity to experience March Madness first hand. Murray, and the rest of his Northern Kentucky teammates, punched their ticket to the NCAA Tournament by taking down Wisconsin-Milwaukee 59-53 in the championship game of the Horizon League conference tournament last week in...

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INDOT Getting Ready for Late Winter Storm

March 13, 2017
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INDOT Getting Ready for Late Winter Storm

Preparations are now underway for winter weather expected to hit Indiana late tonight and Monday. The Indiana Department of Transportation reminds motorists to be cautious if traveling in what could be hazardous conditions. INDOT is monitoring several weather forecasts, and the latest information from the National Weather Service predicts snow over the next 72...

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Clinton County Under Winter Weather Advisory for Snow

March 12, 2017
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Clinton County Under Winter Weather Advisory for Snow

The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Clinton County that is in effect from 8 a.m. Monday to 2 a.m. Tuesday. This advisory is for accumulating snow. Besides Clinton, other affected areas will be Boone, Carroll, Delaware, Fountain, Hamilton, Howard, Madison, Montgomery, Randolph, Tippecanoe, Tipton, Vermillion and Warren....

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Mayor’s Luncheon for Scouting Recognizes Importance of Scouting In Clinton County

March 11, 2017
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Mayor’s Luncheon for Scouting Recognizes Importance of Scouting In Clinton County

Scouting in Clinton County serves 317 Scouts.  85 volunteer scout leaders in Clinton County pitch in to help Scouts learn skills and values designed to serve others in life’s winding journey. Frankfort Mayor Chris McBarnes and Clinton County Commissioner and Deputy Police Chief Scott Shoemaker led a luncheon at St. Matthew United Methodist Church as...

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Birthday Cards For Vets Start At Hoops

March 11, 2017
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Birthday Cards For Vets Start At Hoops

There are 196 vets at the Indiana Veterans Home in West Lafayette.  The average age of vets at the home is about 80.  Some of the vets have not received a birthday card in years, perhaps even decades because many have outlived their friends. That is about to change.  “Aunt Ruth” is “setting up...

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February State Revenues $134 Million Above Forecast

March 10, 2017
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February State Revenues $134 Million Above Forecast

Inside INdiana Business is reporting state revenues in February were $134 million above the most recent forecast. The Indiana State Budget Agency says last month’s total of $798 million is more than 11 percent higher than the same month in 2016. The General Fund revenue totals exceeded estimates by 20.2 percent. Year-to-date collections stand...

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Kelly Announces Run For Clinton County Sheriff Position

March 10, 2017
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Kelly Announces Run For Clinton County Sheriff Position

We received the following letter from Rich Kelly of the Indiana State Police on his intention to run for sheriff in 2018. I am excited to announce my intent to run for Sheriff of Clinton County for the term beginning January 2019. For those who may not know me, I would like to share a little about...

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IU Picks ‘Grand Challenges’ Projects

March 10, 2017
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IU Picks ‘Grand Challenges’ Projects

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Indiana University has selected two projects for its Regional Campus Grand Challenges Initiative, focused on multi-disciplinary efforts to address challenges facing Indiana communities. To be considered, proposals had to address the initiative’s goals of “Making Indiana Healthier” or “Making Indiana Smarter.” The projects will each receive $25,000 in...

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Indiana Colleges Among ‘Best for Sports Lovers’

March 9, 2017
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Indiana Colleges Among ‘Best for Sports Lovers’

Inside INdiana Business is reporting the University of Notre Dame is near the top of a national list of the 100 Best Colleges For Sports Lovers. In all, three universities in Indiana are among the top 100 in the rankings compiled by Money Magazine and Sports Illustrated. Notre Dame ranks second on the list, with the magazines...

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Hoosier Storytellers Interviews Set for Late March

March 9, 2017
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Hoosier Storytellers Interviews Set for Late March

“Hoosier Storytellers,” is a new program where the library brings in inspiring speakers to talk about their lives or other topics of interest. We hope to bring speakers from all walks of life. Our first Hoosier Storytellers will be WWII Veterans Leroy Good and Carroll Johnson. Samantha McBarnes will interview these hometown heroes in...

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