Holcomb Announces ‘Regional Recovery’ Program

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Governor Eric Holcomb delivered a virtual State of the State address Tuesday night. In addition to touting the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and his plan for increasing funding for Hoosier schools, the governor unveiled the Next Level Regional Recovery program. Similar to the previous Regional Cities Initiative,…

Seven People Injured in Weekend Wabash County Crash

At approximately 5:30 p.m. Saturday, officers from the Indiana State Police, the Wabash County Sheriff’s Department, and the Manchester Police Department responded to a  two vehicle crash at the intersection of Wabash County Roads 800 North and 300 East, in which seven people were injured. The preliminary crash investigation by Trooper Dustin Rutledge revealed that…

Howard County Health Department Launches Vaccine Clinics

The Howard County Health Department will be offering the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at the Kokomo Event Center starting January 27. The Kokomo Event Center is located at 1500 North Reed Road, Kokomo. Individuals who received their first dose of vaccine from the Howard County Health Department and were scheduled to receive their second dose at…

State Health Says 2,756 More Hoosiers Have COVID-19

The Indiana Department of Health Tuesday announced that 2,756 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 595,436 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard. A total of 9,092 Hoosiers are confirmed to…

IHSAA Boys Basketball State Finals Moved to April 3

IHSAA Commissioner Paul Neidig announced Monday that this year’s IHSAA Boys Basketball State Finals will be played on Saturday, April 3, one week later than the previously scheduled date. The four state championship games that will conclude the 111th boys state tournament, had been planned for March 27 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. This date change…

State Health Says 2,548 More Hoosiers Have COVID-19

The Indiana Department of Health Monday announced that 2,548 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 592,709 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard. A total of 8,966 Hoosiers are confirmed to…

Indiana Graduation Rate Ticks Higher

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that despite the numerous pandemic-related challenges for Indiana’s schools, teachers, staff and students, the Indiana Department of Education says the state 2020 graduation rate ticked higher than the previous year. The IDOE released the data which shows the state graduation rate at 87.69%, an increase of .40 from 2019 levels.…

ISP Investigating Police Involved Shooting in Marion

The Indiana State Police, at the request of the Grant County Sheriff’s Department, is investigating a police officer involved shooting in which a Marion man died. The preliminary investigation by Indiana State Police detectives revealed that Sunday at approximately 6:10 p.m., officers from the Grant County Sheriff’s Department were dispatched to a domestic situation involving…