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Second arrest made in beating death of man who used dating app

FLORA, Ind. — A second arrest has been made in connection to the death of a Lafayette man who died after he was attacked during a robbery. Shiann Brooks-Brown, 24, of Delphi, was arrested for murder and robbery. Brooks-Brown is the second arrest in connection to Willie Smith’s death. Tyrone...
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2 arrested in Flora dating app murder case

FLORA, Ind. (WISH) — A 55-year-old Lafayette man was beaten to death with a baseball bat after arranging a meeting with a woman on a social media app, according to court documents. Early Wednesday morning, a Flora couple awoke to find Willie Smith, Jr., unresponsive on their living room couch,...
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Second person charged with murder in deadly Flora robbery

FLORA, Ind. (WLFI) — A second person was charged in connection to a robbery and brutal beating of a Lafayette man in Flora. Shianne Brooks-Brown, 24, was arrested late Monday and formally charged Tuesday on counts of robbery and murder. As News 18 previously reported, Tyrone Leftridge, 22, had already...
Pulaski County,

Pulaski County Reports 48th COVID-19 Death

Another Pulaski County resident has died while positive with COVID-19. The death happened Monday, according to Tuesday’s report from the Indiana Department of Health. A total of 48 Pulaski County residents are now confirmed to have died from the coronavirus since June of 2020. The state as a whole reported...

Erica's Boutique now open in Rensselaer

Erica Kingman, a native of Remington and graduate of Tri-County Junior Senior High School, is following in the footsteps of her parents and has opened a new business in Rensselaer. The court-appointed special advocate (CASA) is married, and has three children. About four years ago, Kingman said she got the...
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City Council to consider Erie, Cicott work in July

Maybe the third try is the charm. After twice failing to pass plans to come up with designs of an improved Erie Avenue, the City Council agreed Monday night during its Finance Committee meeting to move forward with discussions of roadwork ideas at its July 12 gathering. Representatives of CrossRoad...

Driving instructor teaches seven sets of twins

RENSSELAER — Chris Meeks has seen a lot over the years, particularly as a driver education instructor at Rensselaer Central High School. But for him, 2021 will be memorable for more than COVID-19. Meeks is teaching seven sets of twins. Joe Burvan, Meeks’ mentor throughout his school career, was a...

RCHS softball players honored by coaches

RENSSELAER — Several members of the Rensselaer Central softball team were presented awards during an awards program recently. The Lady Bombers finished 7-10 overall and 3-5 in the Hoosier Conference after returning to the field for the first time since 2019. The 2020 season was wiped out by the COVID pandemic.
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Indiana Silver Alert issued for 17-year-old missing from Attica

ATTICA, Ind. (WISH) — An Indiana Silver Alert was issued Tuesday night as authorities sought help to find a 17-year-old girl missing from Attica. Serenity Lister was last seen at 11 p.m. Monday. The teen was believed to be in extreme danger and may require medical assistance. Attica Police Department...
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Events on the Kirklin calendar

1. Hunter Wainscott at Johnny V’s with Special Guest Eric McCullough; 2. Painting a Palette of Blooms; 3. Red Barn P.M. Youth Theatre Workshop: 11-13 yrs old - Frankfort, IN 2021; 4. Antioch Church Community Blood Drive; 5. ALJC Indiana District Family Camp - Awake 2021;