Telescopes, Stars and Planets Tonight

Camp Cullom’s Prairie Grass Observatory will be holding a free Open House tonight starting at 8:00 PM. Prairie Grass Observatory Volunteers will be on hand to show you spectacular sights such as -Saturn (see what just “swallowed” Cassini Probe) -Star Cloud in Scutum -Ring Nebula (an exploding star) -Double cluster in Perseus -Milky Way -Swan…

Alleged Drunk Driver Crashes, Flees from Scene

An Indianapolis man is in jail this Saturday morning after crashing into another vehicle on I-465 and fleeing the scene when Troopers arrived. Just after 3:30 this morning Senior Trooper Joel Flores was called to investigate a two vehicle crash on I-465 northbound near Pendleton Pike. When Flores arrived a Nissan Sentra sped away leading…

Seventeen People Arrested in Large Narcotics Bust

A multi-agency drug investigation has landed 17 people behind bars for their connection to a large narcotics operation spanning from Indianapolis to Muncie. The investigation began in March of this year and led police to serve 14 search warrants earlier this week. The search warrants were executed in a cooperated effort with the Muncie Police…

Governor Holcomb, Indiana Delegation Strengthen Economic Ties in Japan

Governor Eric J. Holcomb concluded his first international trade mission to Japan Friday, working to advance Indiana’s economic and cultural partnership with the state’s largest foreign investor. The governor spent the past three days in Aichi Prefecture, signing a memorandum of friendship and cooperation with Aichi Governor Hideaki Ohmura to further private-sector exchanges and visiting…

Partnership to Give Indiana Students First-In-Nation Manufacturing Opportunity

Inside INdiana Business is reporting Indiana is the first state in the country to have a new partnership with a national certification program focused on manufacturing. The goal is to get more Hoosier students graduating high school with nationally-recognized credentials in-hand, ready to start their manufacturing careers immediately. Nearly 100 high schools throughout Indiana will…

Purdue Research Could Unlock Energy Source

Inside INdiana Business is reporting Purdue University President Mitch Daniels calls $20 million plans for a shale gas engineering research hub unveiled Tuesday “a prestigious and important moment” in the school’s history. The Center for Innovative Strategic Transformation of Alkane Resources or CISTAR will be located at Discovery Park in West Lafayette. It will pull…

Clinton County Health Department Receives Narcan Grant

The Clinton County Health Department has received a supply of overdose rescue kits from the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) to distribute to the community in an effort to help prevent fatal opioid overdoses. The kits contain naloxone hydrochloride, a non-narcotic medication that reverses the life-threatening respiratory failure that is usually the cause of…

Robbery at Mulberry Liquor Store Being Investigated

The Clinton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery at the Mulberry Liquor Store at 105 W. Jackson St. just before noon time Thursday. At 11:30 a.m., a call was received about the robbery. First to arrive was a Mulberry Police officer, who secured the area until county deputies arrived. The store clerk stated…