Bomb Squad Detonates Suspicious Item Near Lincoln Center

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Police say a bomb squad detonated a suspicious item found near a dumpster in the area of the Lincoln Center. Nearby citizens were told to take cover behind the local Village Pantry before the device was set off. Police received a call about a suspicious device...
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Lafayette man banned from campus after allegedly stealing backpack

A Lafayette man was arrested and banned from campus by Purdue police after allegedly stealing a backpack Friday morning. Christopher Plumb, 36, reportedly stole the backpack at Rawls Hall after the victim left it unattended to go to the restroom. When police were dispatched, Plumb was identified by deputy building staff through security footage, PUPD Capt. Song Kang said.
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Lafayette woman allegedly attacks woman and steals purse

A Lafayette woman was arrested after allegedly attacking a woman and stealing her purse, according to a probable cause affidavit filed Friday. Mollie Leeney, 55, reportedly stole the purse from the victim after approaching her outside of Lafayette Transitional Housing Center, saying that she owed Leeney money. The victim followed...

Almost Home Humane Society at full capacity

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — The Almost Home Humane Society is seeing a drastic increase in animal surrenders. "We are full and we are actually having to turn animals away," AHHS Board President Krista Hixson Titlow. The shelter is now at full capacity with a wait list for new surrenders. "We...
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Logansport Mall demolition begins; hotel construction to start soon

Now that Dunham’s Sports has a rear entrance for customers, the demolition of the one-time Logansport Mall began Monday. And construction of the Home2 Suites by Hilton should begin this month, said Joe DiCosola, the developer of what is becoming the Junction at Logansport shopping center. It should take about...
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$18M Project: 'An Economic Driver' for Downtown Lafayette

LAFAYETTE - Construction is underway on an $18 million, multiuse development project that will not only change the Lafayette cityscape, but it will also utilize a previously vacant property. City officials and Fishers-based Rebar Development say the five-story Ellsworth will bring housing, retail and parking to the downtown area. “This...

LSC joins list of schools requiring masks

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — The Lafayette School Corporation has joined the list of schools changing its mask policy. Starting Monday, masks are required in all LSC buildings regardless of vaccination status. As we've reported, the original plan was to not require them. However, Superintendent Les Huddle said that plan was...
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City Council passes fire truck purchase on first reading

A hold on parts has forced the Logansport Fire Department to continue waiting for its new Rescue 6 vehicle. But Fire Chief Rick Bair remains optimistic that the new truck will be delivered within the next two months, possibly as soon as September. It’s going through paint now, and once the department receives notification that the job has been finished, he will take another trip for inspection purposes to Alexis, Illinois, where the truck is being built.
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Fourteen New Cases of COVID-19 Reported in Tri-County Area

The number of COVID-19 cases in the state continues to rise while more cases are being reported locally. Another 1,610 Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 including 11 people in Marshall County, two people in Starke County and one person in Pulaski County. The Delta variant is the most common...

Phyllis Jean (Maroney) Inman

Last Updated on August 3, 2021 by Gundrum Funeral Home. Phyllis Jean Inman, 93, of Logansport, passed away Friday, July 30, 2021 at Woodbridge Health Campus in Logansport. Born on September 14, 1927 in Fulton, Indiana, Phyllis is the daughter to the late Sylvester and Hilda (Stookey) Maroney. On May 5, 1962 in the Grissom Air Force Base Chapel, she married Charles E. Inman who preceded in death on November 11, 2000.