Trees for Troops Campaign Launches in Thorntown

Inside INdiana Business is reporting about 200 freshly-cut pine and fir trees are headed to U.S. military bases in Afghanistan, Guam and Alaska, compliments of Indiana Christmas tree farmers. The national kickoff for the annual Trees for Troops campaign took place Tuesday at Dull’s Christmas Tree farm in Thorntown. “God blessed us with great weather…

I-65 Northbound Down to One 11′ Lane This Weekend

The Indiana Department of Transportation announces one lane on I-65 northbound will be closed both Friday, November 22 and Sunday, November 24 from 9 p.m. until 6 a.m. the next morning just north of State Road 28 (Exit 158). The contractor will be patching the deck of the Bridge over the abandoned railroad. Traffic will…

IU to Use Data Science to Help Manage Disasters

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Indiana University is developing a laboratory to help first responders and emergency management agencies before they get on the scene of a disaster, such as floods, hurricanes, and wildfires. The Crisis Technologies Innovation Lab was created to deliver practical resources and solutions when facing a current severe weather crisis.…

Witham Health Services to Offer Free Flu Shots

Just in time for flu season, Witham Health Services will offer free flu shots to the public on Saturday, November 23 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. or until all available vaccine has been provided. Flu shots will be provided at no cost to those 18 years of age and older and will be set…

Huge Crowd Turns Out for Red for Ed Rally in Indianapolis

Nearly 20,000 teachers and their supporters took part in the Red for Ed rally at the Indiana Statehouse in downtown Indianapolis Tuesday as Indiana teachers began pressuring lawmakers for better pay, benefits and other improvements to the education system. Around 140 schools across the state closed Tuesday so their faculty and students could participate. That’s…

Westfield, Grand Park Receive National Recognition

Inside INdiana Business is reporting what started as a baseball tournament for 72 teams in Westfield in 2016 has grown into a multi-million- dollar economic driver, drawing nearly 8,000 ballplayers to Grand Park Sports Campus and earning the tourney organization top national honors. Bullpen Tournaments and the city of Westfield were named a 2019 Champions of…

Man Shot While Driving on I-465

Detectives from the Indiana State Police are actively investigating a shooting that occurred on I-465 early Saturday evening. Troopers and paramedics were called to the area of I-465 southbound near I-74 on the city’s east side at 7:41 p.m. for reports of a person shot. When Trooper Ty Mays arrived he found a male victim…

Indianapolis Woman Killed in Boone County Crash

A tragic car crash took the life of 54-year-old Sherry Dennis of Indianapolis, after the car she was riding in was t-boned at the intersection of CR 100 South and CR 400 East about 11:20 a.m. Thursday. Witnesses say Millie Cline, 52, of Indianapolis, was traveling northbound on CR 400 East in her 2005 gray…