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December, 2021

  • 21 December

    Stay safe, always assume you are on “thin ice”

    With the inevitable upcoming drop in temperatures across the state, Indiana Conservation Officers advise Hoosiers and visitors of the potential hazards of being on frozen lakes, ponds, rivers, and streams. It’s also important to keep a watchful eye for other people who may venture out on neighborhood retention ponds, lakes …

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  • 21 December

    Applications available for law school assistance program

    Applications are available for the Indiana Conference for Legal Education Opportunity (ICLEO) program, which is designed to assist traditionally underrepresented groups in pursuing a legal career. Applications are available at courts.in.gov/cleo and are due by March 21, 2022. ICLEO offers students a preparatory institute the summer before law school. This …

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  • 21 December

    Most Indiana Individual Income Tax Forms Now Online

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Most Indiana tax forms for the 2022 Individual Income Tax season are now available online. However, the Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) is reminding Hoosiers to wait until they receive their official tax documents and statements before filing their 2021 tax return. All employers are required to …

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  • 17 December

    November Indiana Employment Report

    INDIANAPOLIS (December 17, 2021) – Indiana’s unemployment rate for November fell to 3.0% – matching a low the state has not seen in more than 20 years. In addition, private sector employment has now increased for five of the last six months. This has resulted in a gain of 69,400 jobs …

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  • 17 December

    Local lawmakers: Hendricks County ready to grow with record state investment

    STATEHOUSE (Dec. 17, 2021) – Communities across all 17 regions in Indiana will receive $500 million as part of a new, innovative state grant aimed at increasing quality of life and attracting top talent, according to Hendricks County state representatives.   On Tuesday, Gov. Eric Holcomb announced $20 million will …

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  • 17 December

    Son Arrested in Murder Investigation of Father

    INDIANAPOLIS – On Tuesday, December 14, 2021, at 10:39 p.m., Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) East District officers were dispatched to the 4200 block of Edmondson Avenue in reference to a possible person shot.  Officers located an adult male with injuries consistent with gunshot wounds.  Officers also located several possible witnesses …

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  • 17 December

    Avon Community School Corporation Superintendent Dr. Scott Wyndham selected as 2021 Superintendent to Watch

    Avon, Ind. – Avon Community School Corporation (ACSC) Superintendent Dr. Scott Wyndham has been selected as a 2021 Superintendent to Watch by the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA). Wyndham joins just 19 other superintendents nationwide who were honored for their innovative and effective use of technology to engage and inform the school community, and to expand two-way communication and outreach efforts.  …

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  • 17 December

    Gov. Holcomb announces all Hoosiers taxpayers to receive a Tax Refund

    INDIANAPOLIS-Governor Eric J. Holcomb recently announced an estimated 4.3 million taxpayers will receive a $125 refund after they file their 2021 taxes. “Despite a pandemic, Indiana exceeded all expectations and closed the state fiscal year with an unprecedented amount in reserves,” said Gov. Holcomb. “We have an obligation to put …

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  • 17 December

    Indianapolis District Troopers will Increase Patrols Through the Holidays

    Indianapolis, IN. — The Indiana State Police today announced that it will be increasing patrols during the holiday season, as part of a statewide crackdown on impaired driving. Starting this week until Jan. 1, officers will be on high alert for anyone driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Law …

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  • 17 December

    Visit Hendricks County, Embassy Suites Plainfield Share STAR Award

    DANVILLE, IN (December 15, 2021) –Due to their combined efforts in hosting a highly successful Indiana Society of Association Executive’s (ISAE) annual ICON three-day conference in July, Visit Hendricks County and the Embassy Suites by Hilton Indianapolis Airport Plainfield were recently honored as co-winners of ISAE’s prestigious STAR Award for …

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  • 17 December

    State Board of Education Approves Indicators for New Indiana GPS School Performance Dashboard

    INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Board of Education (SBOE) unanimously approved a set of indicators to measure how schools are preparing students, starting in early grades and continuing through high school, to achieve lifelong success. The indicators, developed in collaboration with a broad set of stakeholders across the state, will …

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  • 17 December

    Four Avon High School Juniors are IASP Class of ’23 Rising Stars

    Avon, Ind. – The Indiana Association of School Principals (IASP) recognized four Avon High School juniors—Jasmine Diallo, Josh Heitert, Katherine Langford, and Roshan Patel—as Indiana Class of 2023 Rising Stars. This award is presented to up to four juniors at each high school in the state for outstanding academic achievement.  “We are …

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  • 17 December

    Attorney General Todd Rokita offers Hoosiers tips for avoiding Christmastime scams

    Attorney General Todd Rokita is warning Hoosiers to watch for scams while finishing their holiday shopping this year. “Christmas should be about celebrating faith and family and friends,” Attorney General Rokita said. “Amid each year’s festivities, though, it seems we must always contend with shameless con artists determined to defraud …

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  • 17 December

    Avon Community School Corporation elementary school earns national honor for closing student academic achievement gap for two consecutive years

    Avon, Ind. – Pine Tree Elementary School, one of six elementary schools in Avon Community School Corporation (ACSC), is one of two Indiana schools that have earned the National Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Distinguished School award for the 2020-21 school year. Pine Tree is recognized by the National Association of …

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  • 10 December

    Greencastle Woman Arrested for OWI with a BAC Five Times the Legal Limit

    Clay County – At approximately 7:10 p.m., on December 9, 2021, Master Trooper Todd Brown was patrolling near US 40 and County Road 350 East when he stopped a Chevrolet passenger vehicle for unsafe lane movement.  The driver was identified as Blaze A. Bottorff, age 24, of Greencastle.  Trooper Brown …

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