Marsh Bankruptcy Sale Attracts ‘Numerous Bidders’

Inside INdiana Business is reporting the Wednesday deadline to accept potential buyout bids for Indianapolis-based Marsh Supermarkets has passed and a spokesman for the financially-strapped grocery chain says “numerous bidders” made offers. The company and its advisors are not providing any details about the offers or revealing the identity of any bidder. A statement from…

New WIC Guidelines Benefit Hoosiers

More Indiana families may be eligible for nutrition benefits through the Indiana Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program under revised federal poverty guidelines that recently took effect. Indiana WIC is a supplemental nutrition program funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and managed by the Indiana State Department of Health. It provides healthy foods, breastfeeding…

Red Barn Summer Theatre Getting Ready for First Show of Season

For almost a half century, the Red Barn Summer Theatre in Frankfort was under the direction of Martin and Carol Ann Henderson. Last year, the Hendersons announced their retirement after 48 years of running the show. The Red Barn is now under the direction of Frankfort High School Performing Arts Instructor Michael Taylor. Another change…

Traffic Stop in Indianapolis Leads to Arrest

A traffic stop for speeding on the northwest side of Indianapolis led troopers to a suspended driver, drugs, drug paraphernalia and cash. Just after 6 p.m. Tuesday, Trooper Phil Cooley pulled over a black 2011 Mazda SUV on I-465 for allegedly driving 75 mph in a posted 55 mph zone. When Cooley stopped the vehicle he learned…

INDOT Announces Traffic Pattern Change on I-65

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announce northbound I-65 traffic will be shifted onto the newly constructed median lanes from the 168 to the 173 mile marker beginning on or after Friday, June 9, weather permitting. I-65 northbound left lane traffic will be diverted onto the new added travel lane on the left side of…

Purdue, IU On List of Utility Patents

Inside INdiana Business is reporting the National Academy of Inventors and the Intellectual Property Owners Association have released its list of the top 100 worldwide universities to receive the most U.S. utility patents in 2016. Purdue University and Indiana University are included on the list and are the only Hoosier representatives. The Purdue Research Foundation…

Japanese Automotive Supplier Doubling Footprint, Creating Jobs in Boone County

Fukai Toyotetsu Indiana Corporation (FTIC), an automotive supplier, announced plans today to expand its operations in Indiana, creating up to 103 new jobs by 2020. “Indiana is home to the highest concentration of manufacturing jobs in the country, and the impact of Subaru’s historic investment in Lafayette is benefiting Hoosier companies across the state,” said Indiana…

Report Card Shows Big Challenges Ahead for Indiana

Inside INdiana Business is reporting the Indiana Chamber of Commerce says the state must continue to address talent challenges in an effort to boost economic momentum. The chamber’s Indiana Vision 2025 Report Card and annual work force survey cite a lack of skilled workers and high smoking and obesity rates among those challenges. Rising electricity prices, along with a…

Poll Shows Hoosiers Wants Sunday Alcohol Sales

Inside INdiana Business is reporting the Indiana Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association has released a poll showing more than 70 percent of Hoosiers favor allowing drug, grocery and convenience stores to sell cold beer, and nearly two-thirds support Sunday alcohol sales. However, Indiana Association of Beverage Retailers Vice Chair Jon Sinder says those numbers “miss the point,”…

Clinton County Fair Council Seeks Volunteers

A county fair is only successful because of the many volunteers who step forward to help make it so. The Clinton County & 4-H Fair is no different. the Clinton County Fair Council is seeking volunteers for this year’s fair, July 8-15. Volunteers are needed to sell tickets and otherwise assists during the Tractor and…

Police Use Stop Sticks to End Multi-County Pursuit

On Sunday at approximately 10:14 p.m., Boone County Communications advised they were receiving radio traffic of a pursuit by Indiana State Police and Clinton County Sheriff’s Office. The pursuit was approaching the Clinton and Boone County line on I-65 involving a silver Pontiac Grand Prix. At this time Boone County Sheriff’s Deputies headed north on I-65…

State Police Investigating Four Deaths in Southern Indiana

This morning shortly after 8 a.m., the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department received a tip that Richard Lee Burton, Jr’s vehicle was parked at the Blackwell Horse. Camp in Monroe County near State Road #446. When deputies approached the vehicle they found a body believed to be that of Richard Lee Burton, Jr. deceased in his…

Two-Vehicle Accident in Kirklin Results in Fatality

A two-vehicle accident at the intersection of 1100 East and 600 South in Kirklin Monday morning has resulted in a fatality. According to Major Joe Mink of the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office, at 6:49 a.m., an individual traveling west on 600 South driving a 1988 Mazda Silver failed to stop at the intersection and collided with…