Cortland, IN

Man arrested after police find meth in his sock

BEDFORD – A Bedford man was arrested after Bedford Police officers were called to 702 O Street at 12:55 p.m. after a report of a man standing outside of a residence. The woman told police that 48-year-old Michael Nikirk had repeatedly beaten her and she was “black and blue all over”.
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Obituary: Linda P. Edwards

Linda P. Edwards, 73, of Bedford, passed away on Thursday, June 30, 2022, at IU Health Bloomington Hospital. Born September 7, 1948, she was the daughter of William H. “Bill” Folmer, Jr. and Lois (Schwartz) Folmer. She graduated from Bedford High School in 1966. She was a member of St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church in Bedford. She retired from NSWC Crane as an Explosives Operator. Linda was very giving to others and was the caretaker for her parents in their final years. She enjoyed writing stories, gardening, watching movies, and always had a love of horses.
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Obituary: Roger Dale Enochs

Roger Dale Enochs, 73, of Bedford, passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2022, at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital. Born June 22, 1949, in Mitchell, he was the son of Thomas and Sarah E. (Blanton) Enochs. Roger was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He worked at NSWC-Crane as a welder...

Man arrested after refusing to identify himself to officers

BEDFORD – A Bedford man was arrested after Bedford Police officers were requested to the 1200 block of Crawford Drive just after 2 p.m. after a report of a suspicious male. The caller said the male had approached his home saying he had a flat tire and needed to use the caller’s telephone.

Bedford woman arrested after found running between houses

BEDFORD – A Bedford woman was arrested early Wednesday morning after Bedford Police officers were called to the area of 1320 11th Street to check on a woman. Officers responded to the area and were initially unable to locate the female near the original reported location. As officers patrolled through the area a female could be heard screaming and yelling. Officers followed the sounds and found 32-year-old Sarah Harris Way running in between houses and through backyards between O Street and Withers Lane.

Obituary: Clifford C. Emmons

May 6, 1937 – June 29, 2022. Clifford C. Emmons, 85, of Bedford, passed away at 2:15 p.m. on June 29, 2022, at IU Health Methodist Hospital. Born May 6, 1937, in Jackson Co., IN, he was the son of Clyde and Ida (Baker) Emmons. He married Frances Dunn.

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.

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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Obituary for Ashely Renee Lee

Ashley Renee Lee, 38, of Westport, IN passed away Saturday, June 25, 2022, at her family’s home. Ashley was born December 6, 1983, in Greensburg, IN as the daughter of Gerald G. Lee and Beverly Ann Filler Stout. Ashley grew up in Greensburg and resided in Westport, IN where...