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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...

Lafayette man robbed, beaten during staged sexual encounter on dating app

FLORA, Ind. (WLFI) — Police say a Lafayette man who thought he was meeting a woman in Flora for sex was instead robbed and brutally beaten with a baseball bat, later dying at an Indianapolis hospital. Police officers responded about 5:15 a.m. Wednesday to a possible intruder inside a home...

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;
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Sunbreak Tuesday — tackle it with these activities

(LAFAYETTE, IN) The forecast is calling for sun today in Lafayette. Here are three ideas for how to make the most of it, along with a four-day forecast. Have a picnic: Especially in the era of COVID-19 restrictions, a novel way to safely engage in the beloved pastime of a shared meal can be hard to find. Why not get creative and meet a friend somewhere pretty with a basketful of snacks and a blanket? Risk levels should always be taken into account along with advice from health authorities on gathering sizes.
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Murder charge filed in beating death of 55-year-old man in Flora

FLORA, Indiana — Murder, robbery and other charges were filed in the deadly beating of a 55-year-old man in Flora, Indiana. Police arrested Tyrone Leftridge, 22, in the killing. According to court documents, Willie Lee Smith was planning to meet a woman, whom he met on an app, in Flora...
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Lafayette COVID-19 update: Open vaccine sites

Here are several locations where you can find the vaccine in Lafayette: 1. 50 Sagamore Pkwy S (765) 448-1325; 2. 1725 Salem St (765) 447-1276; 3. 4901 IN-26 765-449-9210; 4. 65 Beck Ln (765) 474-8269; 5. 2513 Maple Point Dr (765) 447-8337; 6. 2200 Greenbush St (765) 448-9159; 7. 3819
Crawfordsville, INJournal Review

Mr. and Mrs. Ryker

Ed and Carole Ryker of Crawfordsville will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on July 5. They were married in Honolulu, Hawaii in 1956. The are the parents of four children, Laurie (Mike) Hamm of Hudson, Chuck Ryker of Darlington, David Ryker of Crawfordsville and Mark Ryker, who passed away in 1982. They are the proud grandparents of eight grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.