Hill Works to Strengthen Drug Interdiction by Police Agencies

At a press conference Wednesday, Attorney General Curtis Hill discussed his ongoing determination to strengthen drug interdiction efforts across Indiana, including a collaboration with the Indiana Drug Enforcement Association (IDEA) to provide funding to regional interdiction teams. “We need to fight the drug crisis on many fronts, including prevention and treatment,” Attorney General Hill said.…

Wheeler Farms Planning Massive Westfield Development

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that a major development in Westfield is in the works. Wheeler Farms LLC has filed documents with the city requesting a rezoning of more than 320 acres that could be used for a variety of purposes, including residential, industrial and educational. The land is currently zoned for agriculture and single-family rural development,…

‘Top-Tier,’ $250M Project Proposed Near Purdue

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Lafayette-based Trinitas Ventures has launched the early stages of what could be a $250 million development in downtown West Lafayette. Senior Vice President of Mixed-Use Development Aaron Bartels, who is leading the Chauncey Hill Mall project, says “all of the factors that you look at” have come together in…

Kelly Authors Thank You Letter to Clinton County Residents

Greetings Residents of Clinton County: I appreciate the opportunity to share this letter with all of you! I want to take a moment and give thanks to Mark Mitchell, Matthew Myers and Jerrad Blacker for their continued dedication and service to our community. Each of us put our hopes and dreams into this election, and…

Motor Vehicle Accident Causes Serious Bodily Injury

At approximately 2:20 p.m. Tuesday, Boone County Deputies were dispatched to U.S. 52 and 700 N for an accident involving a white 2011 International box truck, driven by Jamar Odom, 29 years of age from Indianapolis and an orange Allis Chalmers farm tractor driven by Joseph Garst, 66 years of age from Thorntown. The tractor…

City Council Approves Beginning Process for Police Station

The Frankfort City Council approved a resolution directing the transfer of appropriated funds to help with Phase I of the proposed new police station Monday night. The council approved spending $48,000 for the study which will determine what to do with the current building, the best place to build a new facility as well as…

Frankfort Library to Host Introduction to Immigration

Ron Darrah will be giving a genealogy presentation entitled Our Golden Door:  Introduction to Immigration at the Frankfort Community Public Library on Tuesday, June 5 at 6 p.m.  Ron will discuss American immigration and the information and how immigration records can be used to further one’s family research. Ron is the secretary of the Genealogical…

General Assembly Clears Five Bills in Special Session

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that all five bills on the docket for Monday’s special session of the Indiana General Assembly were approved. One measure, House Bill 1315, which concerns Ball State University’s management of Muncie Community Schools and changes to oversight of the Gary Community School Corp., received significant discussion in the House and…

Will Indiana Bet on Sports Gambling?

Inside INdiana Business is reporting an associate professor of business law and ethics says Indiana is one of about 20 states that has considered some kind of sports gambling measure, meaning it could revisit the idea after Monday’s Supreme Court ruling lifting a federal ban on the practice. Nathaniel Grow with Indiana University’s Kelley School…