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Bedford woman arrested on marijuana charges

BEDFORD – A Bedford woman was arrested after a Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department deputy stopped her vehicle for several traffic violations. According to a probable cause affidavit, 30-year-old Tammy Nicholson drove her vehicle across the fog line and then made a turn and failed to signal her turn onto 16th Street.
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Speeding offense lands Bedford man in jail on drug charges

BEDFORD – A Bedford man was arrested on a warrant on drug charges after an Indiana State Police trooper stopped a vehicle that was traveling north on State Road 37 for speeding. The trooper identified the driver as 32-year-old Curtis Mitchell. There was also a female passenger in the vehicle.
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Bedford man arrested after throwing baby gate at a woman

BEDFORD – A Bedford man was arrested after a warrant was issued for his arrest on a charge of domestic battery. Police arrested 30-year-old Cody East. According to a probable cause affidavit, on May 23, a family member reported East had injured a woman at a home in the 990 block of High Water Road.
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Feds, state and local round up accused drug offenders

Three Lawrence County men and 17 Mercer County residents are among 25 facing federal narcotics charges, the U.S. Attorney reported at a news conference Wednesday. Three Lawrence County men and 17 Mercer County residents are among 25 facing federal narcotics charges, the U.S. Attorney reported at a news conference Wednesday.
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Medical helicopter lands at an accident scene at the intersection of US 50 East and State Road 446

BEDFORD – Three people were injured in a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of US 50 East and State Road 446 Wednesday afternoon. The accident was reported at 1:04 p.m. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department deputies, first responders from Bedford Fire Department and Shawswick Volunteer Fire Department and an IU Health Hospital ambulance crew responded. A StatFlight medical helicopter landed at the scene.
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Two arrested on drug charges when police serve arrest warrants

BEDFORD – A Bedford man and woman were arrested Tuesday night after Bedford Police officers went to a home in the 400 block of Forestview Drive to arrest a man wanted on outstanding warrants. Police arrested 21-year-old Shanda Tipton and 27-year-old Kevan Bugh on charges of possession of meth, unlawful...
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Limestone Heritage Festival seeks Stone Carvers to exhibit their talents

LAWRENCE CO. – Bedford Indiana is known as the Limestone Capital of the World. Limestone from Bedford has been used to build numerous famous buildings in the United States and across the world such as the Empire State Building. It has also been used in sculptures and building facades with famous architectural designs.
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June 17, 2021

11:35 p.m. Angela Root, 46, Bedford, possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, possession of meth and issued a citation for driving while driver’s license suspended. Incidents – June 16. 5:20 a.m. Request for an officer at Ascension St. Vincent Dunn Hospital. 6:57 a.m. Request for an officer at...
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Lawrence County Community Foundation awarded $1,500 for Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry to aid in hunger relief

BEDFORD – The Lawrence County Community Foundation awarded Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry funds $1,500 to aid in hunger relief efforts. These funds will be used to pay processing fees on livestock donated to agencies serving food-insecure residents within Lawrence County. According to Feeding America, approximately 6,000 Lawrence County residents regularly...
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Roads blocked after dump truck gets in powerlines

BEDFORD – Mount Pleasant Road is closed at Shandell Drive and Broomsage Road after a dump truck got into power lines. The incident was reported at 8:27 a.m. The road will be closed for an undetermined amount of time. Motorists are encouraged to take an alternative route. Lawrence County Sheriff’s...
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Domestic quarrel involving knife leads to arrest

MITCHELL – A Columbus man was arrested Thursday after Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department deputies were requested to a home on Lawrenceport and Hollace Chastain roads after a report of a domestic fight and a male taking off in a woman’s green Ford Explorer. As a deputy turned onto Lawrenceport Road...
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Carol Ann Abbott

Carol Ann Abbott, 76, of Mitchell, passed away Sunday, June 13, 2021, at her residence. She was born August 24, 1944, in Lawrence County to Robert and Catherine (Hopkins) Ratliff. She married Harold “Jim” Abbott on Dec. 15, 1967, and he preceded her in death on April 16, 2018. Carol was a graduate of Mitchell High School, class of 1962. She retired from the Mitchell Community School System and had previously worked at Travelers Radio and TV Corp. and Sarkes Tarzian in Bloomington. She was of the Christian faith.
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Lawrence County Community Foundation awards 2021 Boost Grants

BEDFORD – The Lawrence County Community Foundation (LCCF) Board of Directors awarded Boost Grants totaling $18,450 to eleven organizations through the 2021 LCCF Open Grant Cycle. “We’re excited to announce our first Boost Grants,” Lisa Starr, CFP Finance and Grants Officer shared. “These grants offer expanded flexibility for smaller projects...
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Bedford teen arrested on sexual battery charge

BEDFORD – A 14-year-old boy was arrested on a charge of sexual battery. According to Bedford Police Chief Terry Moore, officers were requested to investigate a possible sexual child abuse case by the Department of Child Services after they received a complaint from the victim’s mother. “Our detectives met with...
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Gas prices have fallen in Indiana

INDIANA – Indiana gas prices have fallen 2.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.03 a gallon today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 3,271 stations in Indiana. Gas prices in Indiana are 6.3 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand 94.6 cents per gallon...