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August, 2020

  • 5 August

    $1.1 Million in Fines Approved for NIPSCO Pipeline Safety Violations

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (Commission) issued an Order today in Cause No. 44970 S2 approving $1,110,000 in civil penalties for Northern Indiana Public Service Company, LLC (NIPSCO) for pipeline safety violations occurring in 2018. These violations are related to NIPSCO’s failure to locate or mark its pipelines …

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  • 5 August

    New grant program to help Indiana Main Street organizations

    INDIANAPOLIS (Aug. 5, 2020)  – Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs today launched Taking Care of Main Street, a new program to provide operational support for Indiana Main Street programs. “Downtowns are the heartbeats of our rural communities, and we recognize the significant …

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  • 5 August

    Town of Avon Economic Development Department Launches New Website

    August 5, 2020:   The Town of Avon Economic Development Department recently launched a powerful new website, which can be seen here. The purpose of the organization is to help grow jobs and investment in Avon, Indiana. According to John Taylor, the town’s economic development director, “This exciting new website is carefully designed …

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  • 5 August

    Visit Indiana’s The 20 IN 20; Uniquely Indiana

    INDIANAPOLIS – (August 4, 2020) – From food to covered bridges, there are so many things that make Indiana unique. Visit Indiana’s next #The20IN20 list features the must-see, must-do treasures of the Hoosier State. “As Indiana continues to get Back on Track, these 20 attractions are all great reasons for …

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  • 5 August

    Pursuit Leads to Arrest of a Clay County Jail Escapee

    Vigo County – August 4, 2020, at approximately 6:15 p.m., Indiana State Police Putnamville Trooper Daniel Organ was patrolling in northern Vigo County.  While patrolling, he overheard a dispatch put out by Vigo County Central Dispatch Center in reference to a silver passenger car that Timothy Biddy, age 59, of Terre …

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  • 5 August

    State Road 47 will close Monday in Boone County

    BOONE COUNTY, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation announces a small structure replacement project begins on or after Monday, August 10 on State Road 47 in Boone County. The closure on S.R. 47 over Buntin Ditch is located east of S.R. 39 between N. Victor Rd. and Elm Swamp …

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  • 5 August

    Back to School Safety Tips

    It’s that time of year again when parents get excited and students are looking forward to going back to school! The Putnamville State Police Post would like to pass along some safety tips to help make sure that this school year is safe for everyone!  Driving Safety Tips  ALWAYS watch …

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  • 3 August

    Orchard Hosts Learning Tour – August 13th

    Beasley’s Orchard offers a free chance to learn about its operation when it hosts an Orchards 101 morning tour Thursday, Aug. 13 beginning at 10 a.m. Learn about fruit tree establishment, maintenance and production – and enjoy a cup of Beasley’s apple cider. The Work on Water event, a locally …

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  • 3 August

    Shooting Leads to Jasonville Man Wanted for Attempted Murder

    Hymera – On July 31, 2020, at approximately 10:00 p.m., Sullivan County Sheriff Clark Cottom contacted the Indiana State Police Putnamville Post Criminal Investigation Division requesting assistance with an alleged shooting that had occured at 603 East Depot Street in Hymera, Indiana.   Detectives arrived at the scene and found probable cause …

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  • 3 August

    Body of Anderson man recovered after falling from boat

    The body of an Anderson man was recovered from Westwood Park Reservoir in Henry County, Indiana. Jeff Maxwell, 61, was pulled out of the water after nearly three hours of search operations. A 911 call came in to Henry County Dispatch today at approximately 2:34 p.m.  Maxwell was located by …

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July, 2020

  • 31 July

    Farmersburg Couple Arrested for Neglect of a Baby

    Sullivan County – Indiana State Police initiated a criminal investigation on May 17, 2020, after receiving information from Kara Cox of the Sullivan County Department of Child Services, that an eight-month-old baby had been neglected and abused. The investigation, conducted by Master Trooper Detective Angie Hahn of the Putnamville State …

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  • 31 July

    Weekly Construction Update for Marion County and I-70 Projects

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Transportation will close lanes in Marion County and along the I-70 corridor this week. This weekly release will detail full closures, lane closures and ramp closures throughout the construction zones in Marion County and along the I-70 corridor from I-465 to the Ohio State …

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  • 31 July

    Hendricks County Invasive Management Cooperative Announces Logo Contest

    The fledgling effort to combat invasive plant species in Hendricks County has a new name – the Hendricks County Invasive Management Cooperative (HC-IMC). Now the all-volunteer group is looking for a logo. Those interested should first learn a little about invasive plants. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources website has …

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  • 31 July

    ACSC’s Andy Mohr Teacher of the Year is Maple Elementary Educator

    Avon, IN (July 31, 2020) – Avon Community School Corporation’s Andy Mohr Teacher of the Year was announced during the annual Back to School Celebration. Maple Elementary Instructional Coach Kayla Kuepper was selected as the winner! She was chosen by a committee comprised of local community members. Kayla KuepperMrs. Kuepper and …

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  • 31 July

    DOR Working to Get “Back on Track”

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) is restarting several previously delayed programs and initiatives that were temporarily modified due to COVID-19. In late March 2020, DOR announced its “Helping Hoosiers” initiative which provided taxpayer relief during the COVID-19 pandemic by extending selected deadlines, adjusting payment plans and modifying …

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