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State Trooper Escapes Serious Injury Following Crash

An Indiana State Trooper escaped serious injury following a crash on northbound I-465 near the Crawfordsville Road exit at 9:20 a.m. this morning. Just prior to the crash, Master Trooper Brian Snyder was waiting for a tow truck to impound a vehicle he had stopped earlier. Snyder was parked behind the vehicle on the right…

FHS Renovation Project Hits Some Unexpected Snags

Things had been rolling along really well on the financial side of the Frankfort High School renovation project until recently when workers came across some unexpected issues. “We did have some things that came up that we just had to address,” said Community Schools of Frankfort Superintendent Don DeWeese. “Some of that had to do…

Manufacturing Executive Says Indiana Has Population Problem

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that the president of the Indiana Manufacturers Association says, to fill the growing number of openings in Indiana’s manufacturing sector and beyond, the state needs to ramp up efforts to increase its population. “Our check engine light is on,” says Brian Burton, “and it’s blinking.” He says the association is…

National FFA Organization to Realign Alumni Association

Inside INdiana Business is reporting the Indianapolis-based National FFA Organization has announced plans to realign its alumni association. The organization’s board of directors has approved recommendations that include renaming the association as the National FFA Alumni and Supporters. Among the other changes coming with the realignment, the board has changed the alumni association’s bylaws to operational…

State Police Investigate Overnight Shooting on I-465

The Indiana State Police are investigating an overnight shooting that happened around 11:50 p.m. Wednesday night. The state police were originally dispatched to the area of eastbound I-465 and the southbound I-65 ramp for a reported vehicle crash. When troopers arrived at the scene they discovered one of the parties involved in the crash had…

Ivy Tech Students Will Provide Free Tax Filing Assistance

IRS-certified Ivy Tech Community College Lafayette accounting students are providing free tax help to qualified income tax filers now through April 12. Filing federal and state tax returns now will help students meet the April 15 FAFSA filing deadline to be considered for Indiana State grants including O’Bannon Grants and 21st Century Scholars. Students and volunteers…

Sunday Alcohol Sales Could Be On The Fast Track

Inside INdiana Business is reporting Sunday alcohol carryout sales in Indiana are another step closer to reality, and they could be coming even sooner than originally planned. Senate Bill 1, which allows carryout sales on Sundays at package liquor, grocery, convenience and drug stores, has passed the House Public Policy Committee. The bill was approved the full Senate…

Purdue Veterinary Teaching Hospital Tops Survey

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that a survey ranks the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinarian Teaching Hospital number one in North America. The most recent CalPro Research Referring Veterinarian Survey included 26 hospitals. Purdue is only the second college to have received the “Overall Hospital Rating” designation. The national survey evaluates on the…

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