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Man was arrested after doing donuts in a corn field destroying the crop

LAWRENCEPORT – A Mitchell man was arrested after a warrant was issued for him on charges of criminal mischief and criminal trespass. Police arrested 23-year-old Jesse Curren after police received a complaint on May 26, 2022, that someone in an older Chevrolet Tahoe was doing donuts in his corn field, destroying it.
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Man arrested after sending text messages in violation of protective order

A Heltonville man was arrested after police say he violated a protective order. Police arrested 33-year-old Kalynn Ault on a charge of invasion of privacy. According to a probable cause affidavit, on June 9th a woman reported Ault had been sending her several text messages in violation of a protective order she had filed against him in April 2022.
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Monroe County war memorial, courthouse vandalized with pro-abortion rights messages

MONROE COUNTY, Ind. — “Free the uterus.” “Abort the court.” The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the person who vandalized the county courthouse with pro-abortion rights messages in downtown Bloomington. The sheriff’s office says the vandalism happened in broad daylight around 5 p.m. on Monday, June 27 on W. Kirkwood Avenue. Investigators released […]

Central Indiana Kroger workers rejected their new contract. What does that mean for you?

Wherever you live in Bloomington, there is a Kroger location in your neighborhood. Within those glass sliding doors, Kroger workers are battling the company and working with their union to increase their paychecks and improve their benefits. All the while, other workplaces are offering higher wages and sign-on bonuses. Kroger workers voted down their latest...

Bedford man arrested on domestic battery charge

BEDFORD – A Bedford man was arrested after a domestic battery report was made at the Bedford Police Department. When police arrived they found a woman in the lobby and a juvenile male. They told police that 31-year-old Zachary Bombrisk had hit and choked her and was threatening to...

Obituary: George Anthony Fletcher

George Anthony Fletcher, 74, of Bedford, passed away at his residence on Tuesday, June 28, 2022. Born on March 1, 1948, he was the son of Bertram and Eva (Burford) Fletcher. George was disabled and was a member of the Moose Lodge in Bedford. He was a graduate of Bedford High School with the class of 1966.

Grecco's granted variance to expand Lincoln Avenue restaurant

Bedford's oldest locally owned restaurant received approval to build on to its location on Lincoln Avenue. Grecco's, which has been in business since 1945, will expand on the south end of the building after receiving a variance Tuesday from the Bedford Board of Zoning Appeals. The project will enlarge and modernize the kitchen and add a new restroom.
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Here’s where to celebrate the Fourth of July in Bloomington

The City of Bloomington’s Parks and Recreation Department and Downtown Bloomington, Inc. will conduct the annual Fourth of July Parade at 10 a.m. next Monday morning. To start the event, at 8:30 a.m. the Bloomington Community Band will perform in the Courthouse Square. At 9 a.m., the Monroe County...

Obituary: Ronald Daniel

Ronald Daniel, 64, of Kansas City, Missouri, formerly of Bedford passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2022, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City. He was born in Malvern, Arkansas on October 4, 1957, to Bobby Eugene Daniel and Barbara (Linglebach) Daniel. Ronald was a graduate of Mitchell High School and Oakland City College, he worked thirty years for H&R Block, first in Bedford and then is the corporate office in Kansas City.

Obituary: Paula Jo Trowbridge

Paula Jo Trowbridge, 62, of Bedford passed away on Friday June 24, 2022 at 1:30 a.m. at St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville. She was born in Bedford on January 23, 1960 to Ralph E. and Eva Meadows. Paula was a longtime cook at Bandanas Bar & Grill in Bedford. She...

Reports: Gavitt Games matchups set for Purdue, IU

INDIANAPOLIS (WFFT) - Despite college basketball season still being months away, it appears both Purdue and Indiana will have early season non-conference tests. According to CBS Sports' Jon Rothstein, the matchups for the Gavitt Games, which is the annual showdown between the Big Ten and Big East, have been set. Indiana will reportedly travel to Xavier, while Purdue will host Marquette.

Indiana’s 2022 recruiting class ranked 13th nationally by RSCI

Finding consensus among recruiting rankings is a difficult task. But that’s the goal of the Recruiting Services Consensus Index (RSCI), which has been combining rankings from various services from since 1998. The RSCI (pronounced “risky”) rankings are calculated as such:. 1. The process begins with a single...

Beautiful Modern Farmhouse You’d Never Know Was A Modular Home!

The Modular home featured in this tour is the “Avery” by Rochester Homes on display in Bedford, IN at Thorne's Homes. It has 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms inside a 1937 sqft layout. It does have an unfished 2nd story with additional space for 2 more bedrooms and 1 bathroom. The as toured price as of the making of this video is approximately $337,000* Disclaimer **That price may or may not be the price you pay if you decided to make this modular home yours. Prices can and do change, and is for the home only. I am not a salesman nor affiliated with any of the homes I showcase. These are for inspiration and information purposes and prices are not to be used as quotes.** Get Your Free Copy of Our Home Design Wishlist <a href=""></a> Watch More Of Your Favorite Homes Tours: <a href=""></a>

Man was sentenced to prison after violating the terms of his probation

BEDFORD – Lawrence Superior Court II Judge Bob Cline sentenced a Bedford man to 1200 days in the Indiana Department of Correction to serve time on a suspended sentence after he admitted to violating his probation. Matthew G. Russell, 38, pleaded guilty to possession of methamphetamine, a Level 6...