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March, 2021

  • 18 March

    Thompson recognizes Danville students at the Statehouse for being named Indianapolis NBA Rising Star All-Stars

    STATEHOUSE (March 16, 2021) – State Rep. Jeff Thompson (R-Lizton) at the Statehouse recently honored a pair of Danville High School students with a House resolution for being named Indianapolis NBA Rising Star All-Stars.  Thompson, a co-author of House Resolution 12, said “Rising Stars” are high school seniors who demonstrate …

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  • 18 March

    Prescribed Burn Planned for Outdoor Classroom at Williams Park

    This spring, Brownsburg Parks’ Natural Resources team will conduct a prescribed burn at the Outdoor Classroom at Williams Park. The burn will be in partnership with the Brownsburg Fire Territory and conducted as weather and site conditions allow. While setting vegetation on fire may seem counter-intuitive to preserving natural areas, …

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  • 18 March

    Hendricks C.R. 1000 South closing March 30 for two Weeks

    HENDRICKS COUNTY, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation announces Hendricks C.R. 1000 South will close just south of the I-70 and State Road 39 interchange beginning on or after Tuesday, March 30. This is directly across from the TA Travel Center. This is for the contractor to reconstruct the …

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  • 18 March

    Full Closure at the North Split to begin in May

    MARION COUNTY, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) reminds motorists the 18-month closure of the North Split Interchange in downtown Indianapolis is only two months away. Major reconstruction is expected to close the interchange on or after May 15, 2021, weather permitting. During the full closure, I-65 and …

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  • 18 March

    January Indiana Employment Report

    INDIANAPOLIS (March 15, 2021) – Indiana’s unemployment rate stands at 4.2 percent for January, and the national rate is 6.3 percent. The monthly unemployment rate is a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) indicator that reflects the number of unemployed people seeking employment within the prior four weeks as a percentage of the …

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  • 18 March

    Indianapolis Road will close April 1

    BOONE COUNTY, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation announces Indianapolis Road will close on or after Thursday, April 1 just south of C.R. 550 S. This is for the contractor to remove an old box culvert over Etter Creek and build a new reinforced concrete slab bridge. The detour …

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  • 18 March

    How to Check the Status of Your Indiana State Tax Refund

    INDIANAPOLIS – One of the most frequently asked questions the Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) receives during individual income tax season is “Where is my refund?” DOR offers two easy ways for customers to check the status of their tax refund. The quickest and easiest option for customers to use …

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  • 11 March

    Hendricks County farm honored with Hoosier Homestead Award

    STATEHOUSE (March 10, 2021) – Area legislators recently announced the latest recipient of the Hoosier Homestead Award, which recognizes farms owned and maintained by the same family for 100 years or more. The Hoosier Homestead Award Program honors families who have made significant contributions to Indiana agriculture. Instituted in 1976, …

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  • 11 March

    B&O, Vandalia Trails Receive Millions from State for Extensions

    DANVILLE, IN (March 10, 2021) –Two rail trails that run through Hendricks County have received funding for extensions to connect to Indianapolis. The state announced its second round of Next Level Trail Grants last week with the B&O Trail receiving more than $4.5 million and the Vandalia Trail getting more …

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  • 11 March

    DOR Protects Hoosiers With Ongoing Fraud Prevention Program

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) is a national leader in preventing tax fraud and identity theft, stopping over $180 million in attempted identity theft and tax refund fraud since 2014. DOR’s Identity Theft and Tax Fraud Prevention Program works to ensure customers’ identification and refunds are safe …

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  • 11 March

    Behning: Removing roadblock to secure high-wage, high demand job

    With a current unemployment rate nearly 2 percent lower than the national rate, Indiana is bouncing back from the economic impacts of the pandemic. However, it has been a tough year as Hoosier families and businesses took steps to slow the spread of COVID-19. This resulted in joblessness and an …

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  • 11 March

    Former Danville Resident Charged with Death of 4-Month-Old Daughter

    Danville, IN – After a thorough investigation by the Danville Metropolitan Police Department, 29-year-old Richard Osowski of Trafalgar, Indiana, has been formally charged with Aggravated Battery and Neglect of a Dependent Causing Death in Hendricks County Circuit Court.   Richard Osowski Danville Officers were dispatched to Hendricks Regional Health on January …

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  • 11 March

    Former Treasurer Charged with Stealing Funds from the Danville Girls Softball League

    Danville, IN – After an internal audit was conducted by board members of the Danville Girls Softball League last month, $4,526.38 was found to be missing from the league account. The former league treasurer, 43-year-old Timothy P Ireland of Indianapolis, was identified on all of the unauthorized transactions as being …

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  • 11 March

    Danville Man Charged with Stealing Lottery Tickets from His Employer

    Danville, IN – After a thorough investigation by the Danville Metropolitan Police Department, in conjunction with the Investigations Division of the Indiana Hoosier Lottery, 19-year-old Jonathan W Price of Danville has been charged with Felony Theft in Hendricks County Superior Court.  Jonathan W Price Price was caught on store surveillance …

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  • 3 March

    IMPD Homicide Detectives Make Arrest in December Homicide Investigation

    INDIANAPOLIS –  On Monday, March 1, 2021, the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) Homicide detectives identified and arrested a suspect, allegedly involved in the death of 46-year-old Adam Sayers. On December 1, 2020 just before 04:30am, officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department were dispatched to the 4800 block of …

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