Springville man arrested on child molestation and drug charges
SPRINGVILLE – A Springville man was arrested on child molestation charges after an investigation by Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department Detective Andrea Barnett. After a lengthy and thorough investigation into allegations that 48-year-old Howard Morris III molested two juvenile family members. The incidents reportedly occurred multiple times between 2010...
Suspect in Lawrence County homicide investigation taken into custody after standoff with police
LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ind. — A homicide investigation in Lawrence County led to an hours-long standoff in Paoli on Saturday. According to a Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office Facebook post, officers responded to the 4000 block of Fort Ritner Rd. in Lawrence County on a report of a shooting at around 5:30 a.m. Upon arrival, law enforcement […]
Hill’s child neglect causing death case sentencing postponed
BEDFORD – The sentencing scheduled for Monday for 33-year-old Cheyenne Hill has been postponed until April 23, 2024, at 9:00 a.m. in Lawrence County Superior Court I. A Lawrence County Superior Court I jury deliberated for almost two hours and found Hill guilty of child neglect causing death, a Level 1 felony in the death of her 20-month-old daughter, Elliaunna (Elli) M. Plummer.
The City of Bedford Board of Zoning Appeals will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 27
BEDFORD – The City of Bedford Board of Zoning Appeals will meet on Tuesday, February 27. The meeting will begin at 3:00 p.m. at the City Concourse, 1402 H Street in Bedford. Request from Sandra France for a Special Exception Permit on property located at 1321 2nd Street Bedford, IN. 47421. Sandra is requesting to have a small group home for developmentally delayed adults.
Bedford, Bloomington and Seymor companies named ‘Best Places to Work in Indiana’
INDIANA — Many industries from across the state are represented on the 2024 Best Places to Work in Indiana list – with a record number of 193 Hoosier businesses recognized, including more than 90 newcomers from last year. Local businesses including JA Benefits LLC in Bedford, St. John Associates, Inc., Harrell-Fish, Inc., IU Credit Union, Oliver Winery and Weddle Bros. Construction Co., Inc. in Bloomington, JCBank in Seymour, TrueScripts in Washington and Structural Components Fabrication in Martinsville were included in the list.
Police Log: February 24, 2024
12:22 a.m. Rex Luttrell, 33, Oolitic, OWI, OWI endangerment. 1:08 a.m. Medical emergency in the 2000 block of M Street. 2:41 a.m. Traffic violation at 20th Street and Washington Avenue. 3:24 a.m. Traffic violation at John Williams Boulevard and O Street. 3:51 a.m. Traffic violation at State Road 37 and...
You could win $3000 tonight, three tickets still available for Baker 100
BEDFORD – The Baker 100 is taking place at 6 p.m. tonight at the American Legion at 515 X Street, and there are three tickets still available. One hundred tickets are sold for $100 each. This event benefits the Boys and Girls Club of Lawrence County. Over $5000 will be awarded tonight with the lucky tickets drawn. The holder of the last ticket to be pulled tonight will win $3000 !
Spice Up Your Life: 4 Outstanding Mexican Eateries in Bedford
In this article, we're excited to explore four exceptional Mexican restaurants in Bedford. Have you had the chance to visit any of these culinary gems yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Reese Hamble of Bedford advances to NJCAA National Wrestling Championships
PLYMOUTH, IN – Four Marian University Ancilla College (MUAC) student-athletes, including Bedford’s Reese Hamblen, have qualified to compete in the National Junior College Athletic Association’s (NJCAA) National Wrestling Championships, February 28 – March 3 in Council Bluffs, IA. The four MUAC wrestlers competing at the NJCAA...
All the cards on the table as Stars face high-stakes rematch with New Albany in sectional opener
BEDFORD – All the chips are in the middle, all the cards will be revealed. This is high-stakes basketball, the winner plays another hand, the loser is busted. Less than a week after the heads-up confrontation in the regular season, Bedford North Lawrence will reshuffle for the postseason rematch against New Albany in the opening round of Class 4A Sectional 15 at Seymour. The Bulldogs finished with the best hand the first time, drawing a late ace for the winner.
Couple pulled over for an improper plate light, one is arrested
BEDFORD- Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department Captain Harrison Fleetwood was traveling southbound on State Road 37 following a red Chevrolet passenger car in the early morning of February 15 in the area of Old State Road 37 when he noticed the car had a license plate light out on the rear of the vehicle.
Man arrested for trespassing
BEDFORD- On February 19, 2024, at 07:49 PM, BPD Officer Jarrett Tedrow was dispatched to the Men’s Warming Shelter at 1414 H Street about a male trespassing on the property. The complainant advised Bedford Police Dispatch that the male was Hogan S. Abner (35). Tedrow knew from previous experience that Hogan had formally trespassed on the Men’s Warming Shelter, most recently on 02/18/2024.
Lawrence County Commissioners will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 27
BEDFORD – The Lawrence County Commissioners will meet on Tuesday, February 27. The meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m. at the Lawrence County Courthouse in the commissioners’ room. On the agenda:. Pledge of Allegiance. Approval of Minutes for the February 13, 2024, regular meeting. Approval of Claims. Approval...
Property Transfers: February 22, 2024
Michael Jackson to Ryan Sankow, 656 Sherwood Road, Mitchell, 47446, $269,900. G. Anthony Gonzales to Leia Santiago, 111 The Woods, Bedford, 47421, $470,000. LMT2 Properties LLC to Kelly Nicholson, 528 J Street, Bedford, 47421, $179,900. Kyle Pettijohn to Lawrence County Recovery Home LLC, 514 W Street, Bedford, 47421, $290,000. CKC...
Drug deal gone wrong leads to shooting
Police say the shooting took place as a result of a drug deal gone wrong where Mitchell was dealing narcotics from the house.
Temporary food vendors must contact the Health Department for April eclipse events
LAWRENCE COUNTY- If you are a food vendor planning to sell food or beverages for the eclipse event, you must contact Priscilla Terrell at the Lawrence County Health Department at 812-275-3234, ext. 2618. You must call to obtain a permit no later than ten days before the event. You must...
Police Log: February 22, 2024
3:35 p.m. Levi Hillenburg, 23, Bedford, wanted on a warrant. 4:33 a.m. Suspicious person in the 2000 block of Evergreen Drive. 5:55 a.m. Animal problem in the 2000 block of J Street. 6:50 a.m. Domestic dispute in the 2000 block of 16th Street. 7:20 a.m. School patrol at Lincoln Elementary.
Today the gas price is close to $3.09 in Oolitic as of 2024-02-26. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.264, a week ago the price is $3.279 , according to AAA.
All officers involved in shooting are back to work
BEDFORD- On September 28, 2023, Bedford Police Officers Clay Blackburn, Nick Crulo, and Officer Brent Tompkins were involved in a shooting that left Daymon Hubbard, 47, of Bedford dead. Police Chief Terry Moore updated the Bedford Board of Works and Safety last night that all officers who took place in...
The Bedford Fire Department swears in 1, promotes 2 and 1 retires
BEDFORD- The Bedford Board of Works and Safety met last night and the Bedford Fire Department had plenty on the agenda for the meeting. To begin the evening’s proceedings, Parish A. England was sworn in as the newest member of the department and had several people on hand to celebrate the occasion.