A felony charge has been dropped against a woman who’d been accused of assisting a murder suspect back in March. Augusta Hadden, 39, was accused of throwing a cell phone out of a truck driven by Edward Blackburn, following the murder of Cord Colgrove in rural North Judson.
Pulaski County’s ATV ordinance is expected to be discussed during tonight’s county commissioners meeting. Last year, the commissioners adopted an ordinance allowing off-road vehicles to be driven on county roads in certain circumstances. These include agricultural and governmental uses.
See the sandhill cranes while enjoying a bike ride through rural Pulaski and Jasper counties next week. The Medaryville-White Post Township Fire Department will hold the 19th annual Crane Cruise Bicycle Ride on Saturday, October 14.
Special fall train excursions will be offered during the month of October at North Judson’s Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum. Pumpkin Trains will run the first three Saturdays in October. Passengers will enjoy a trip through the countryside to English Lake and back, before stopping at the museum’s pumpkin patch.
Oregon-Davis Elementary School students are doing their part to help the victims of recent hurricanes. P.E. Teacher Aubrey Lady has organized a competition to raise funds for the American Red Cross. Continue reading
A report of a possible domestic incident Wednesday night led to a Francesville woman being arrested on drug charges. Deputies from the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office were called to a home in the 100 block of North Plummer Street around 10:00 p.m., after a caller said they heard screaming and yelling coming from a house.
Indiana high school students are getting some extra encouragement today to apply for college. As part of National College Application Day, 13 Indiana colleges are waiving their application fees, according to Learn More Indiana. On top of that, more than 50 events are taking place around the state.
Taxpayers who still need to file their 2016 tax returns can still get some help, according to the Internal Revenue Service. October 16 is the filing deadline for many of those granted an extension on their tax returns. The IRS says those individuals can still take advantage of several programs.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month is right around the corner, and the Healthcare Foundation of LaPorte is reminding local residents they may be eligible for a free mammogram. Vouchers are available to low-income, uninsured, or under-insured women age 40 and older, as well as those of any age who have a high risk for breast cancer.
Pulaski County officials are considering ways to continue offering Household Hazardous Waste Days. Last month, Recycling & Transfer Station Manager Brad Bonnell said he was thinking about discontinuing the annual event. That was due to the fact that the Northwest Indiana Solid Waste District will no longer offer extra tire pickup as part its Hazardous Waste Days.
When Knox students take the ISTEP test for the last time, school administrators want to make sure they’re prepared for the Math portion.
The Oregon-Davis School Corporation is reviewing its preliminary ISTEP results. “We are pleased about some of the preliminary results we’ve gotten, but we also know that there are areas that we need to improve,” says Superintendent Dr. Don Harman.