Suspect Arrested After Crashing Stolen Truck

Clifton James Martin, 37 from Indianapolis, was arrested for Auto Theft, Residential Entry, Habitual Traffic Violator, Leaving the Scene of a Property Damage Accident, Public Intoxication, and Operating while Intoxicated. On February 11, at approximately 10:58 a.m., Lebanon Police Lieutenant Ben Phelps was flagged down in Memorial Park by employees of the City of Lebanon…

Purdue Memorial Union Club Gets Summer Start

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Purdue University says work will begin this summer to renovate the Purdue Memorial Union Club into a full-scale hotel. Construction on the more than $15 million project is set to begin in June and is expected to last approximately one year. The Purdue University Board of Trustees  gave approval to plan,…

State Seeks to Tap ‘Tremendous Potential’ of Hardwood Industry

New investment and jobs that pay well above the state average are among the payoffs state officials see in a just-released hardwood strategy. The Indiana Hardwood Strategy will focus on business development, education and marketing in hopes of growing an industry valued at more than $10 billion annually and responsible for 70,000 jobs. Indiana State Department of…

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I-65 Crash Claims Life of Washington State Woman

At approximately 12:06 p.m. Sunday, a crash claimed the life of a Washington woman. A semi was stopped on I-65 southbound at the 161 mile marker in Tippecanoe County. Traffic had presumably stopped for crashes ahead on the interstate. Preliminary investigation by Senior Trooper Jared Foutch revealed a 2014 International semi-tractor was being operated by…

NWS Issues Special Weather Statement for Clinton County

The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a Special Weather Statement for Clinton County. Light snow will occur across central and northern parts of central Indiana through the day Sunday. Some light freezing rain may mix in with the snow for some areas briefly, but snow should remain the dominant precipitation type through much…

Puppy Killed By Loose Dog While Being Walked By Owner

At 4:50 p.m. Thursday, the Lebanon Police Department was dispatched to the area of Cohen Street and Caraway Street in “Hoosier Estates” on reports of a dog that was running at large. The reports stated the loose dog attacked, and ultimately killed, a dog that was being walked on a leash by its owner. Lebanon…