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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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  • 31 July

    Governor Announces State to Remain in Current Stage of Back on Track Until August 27

    INDIANAPOLIS — Governor Eric J. Holcomb today announced the state will remain in Stage 4.5 of the Back On Track Indiana plan until Aug. 27. Local governments may impose more restrictive guidelines. “This virus will take what we give it, so it is incumbent upon us to be on our …

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  • 30 July

    Indy Chamber Ready to Restart Program Extends Application Deadline to August 28

    INDIANAPOLIS – Today, the City of Indianapolis and the Indy Chamber announced a deadline extension for the Ready to Restart Program, a grant program that helps Marion County businesses re-open safely. Small businesses can apply for up to $5,000 in reimbursement for PPE, sanitizing stations, and other COVID-related reopening costs. …

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  • 30 July

    Tox-Away Day Rescheduled for August 29th at Brownsburg East Middle School

    Earlier this year, the Tox-Away Day that was to be held April 4th at the Brownsburg High School was canceled due to restrictions in place to fight COVID-19. That event has been rescheduled for Saturday, August 29th at Brownsburg East Middle School from 8 am to 1 pm. Please note …

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  • 30 July

    151 farm families presented Hoosier Homestead Award

    INDIANAPOLIS (July 29, 2020) – Over 150 Hoosier farm families have been awarded the Hoosier Homestead Award in recognition of their commitment to Indiana agriculture by Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch and Indiana State Department of Agriculture Director Bruce Kettler. To be named a Hoosier Homestead, the farm must be kept in …

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  • 30 July

    IMPD E-Commerce Exchange Zones at District Headquarters

    INDIANAPOLIS–The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) would like to remind community members of our “E-Commerce Exchange Zone” at each district headquarters. Citizens are encouraged to use the front parking lots or lobby (if available) when completing online purchases and transactions.As online business transactions are more frequently conducted, there has been …

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  • 30 July

    Recognizing Annual Child Support Awareness Month could benefit more than 250,000 Hoosier Children

    INDIANAPOLIS (JULY 29, 2020) — Indiana’s Child Support Program will spread the word about its support of Hoosier families this August in recognition of Child Support Awareness Month.The month-long celebration gives program coordinators an opportunity to provide information about services and connect with the community. The public is encouraged to …

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  • 30 July

    Carmel Christkindlmarkt, Ice at Carter Green canceled in 2020

    CARMEL, IN – To ensure the health and safety of our community, the popular Carmel Christkindlmarkt and winter season of ice skating at the Ice at Carter Green have been canceled due to the continued challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision was made by mutual consent of the Christkindlmarkt Board …

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  • 29 July

    IMPD announces new use of force policies

    INDIANAPOLIS – Today, the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) announced the adoption of updated use of force policies that place an emphasis on de-escalation, proportionality of force principles, and limitations on the use of lethal and less-lethal devices. “The adoption of these new use of force standards is a substantial …

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  • 29 July

    Hendricks Co. lawmakers announce Next Level Jobs expansion to include more job seekers, employers

    STATEHOUSE (July  29, 2020) – Indiana is temporarily expanding its successful Next Level Jobs program through Dec. 30 to include more job seekers and employers, according to local lawmakers. State Rep. Greg Steuerwald (R-Avon) said Indiana is directing nearly $40 million from the federal CARES Act to expand the program’s …

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  • 29 July

    Governor Eric Holcomb Directs Flags to Be Flown at Half-Staff to Honor Former Governor Joe Kernan

    INDIANAPOLIS – Governor Eric J. Holcomb is directing flags statewide to be flown at half-staff to honor former Governor Joe Kernan. Flags should be flown at half-staff from now until sunset on Wednesday, August 5. Gov. Holcomb also asks businesses and residents across the state to lower their flags to …

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