State News

News related to Indiana and non-Hendricks County specific.

Gov. Holcomb and Purdue appoint new Indiana State Chemist

INDIANAPOLIS –  Governor Eric J. Holcomb and Karen Plaut, the Glenn W. Sample Dean of Purdue Agriculture, have appointed Mark LeBlanc to the position of Indiana State Chemist and Seed Commissioner. Dr. Mark LeBlanc “Dr. LeBlanc brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to Indiana as our new State Chemist,” …

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Visit Indiana’s The 20 IN 20; Public Art

INDIANAPOLIS – (Oct. 7, 2020) – You can find eye-catching art across Indiana. Murals of well-known Hoosiers, tributes to the past or sculptures by famous or local artists. Visit Indiana’s next #The20IN20 list features the must-see public art around the state. “Beautiful murals that span whole alley walls and new innovative sculptures are …

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Carlisle Woman Arrested for Sexual Misconduct with Minor

Sullivan County – Indiana State Police initiated a criminal investigation on September 9, 2020, after receiving information from the Sullivan County Department of Child Services concerning allegations of sexual misconduct with a minor.  The investigation revealed that Heather N. Cottom, age 33, of Carlisle, IN, had allegedly engaged in sexual misconduct …

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Four Vehicle Crash on I-65 Claims the Life of One Person

Indianapolis, IN – Friday, just before 12:00 p.m., emergency crews were called to the scene of a serious crash in the southbound lanes of I-65 near the Franklin Exit. When first responders arrived they found one adult female unresponsive and unconscious along with two other adults who were ejected from a …

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Arts, Cultural and Destination Marketing Organization

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 1, 2020) – Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch today announced 479 organizations will receive almost $10 million through the Arts, Cultural and Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) grant program. This initiative is made possible through a partnership between the Indiana Destination Development Corporation (IDDC) and the Indiana Arts Commission (IAC), providing operational …

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