Man in Putnam Co. arrested for dealing resulting in death
PUTNAM COUNTY, Ind. — Officers made their first ever arrest for Dealing in a Controlled Substance Resulting in Death in Putnam County, according to a Facebook post from the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office. Jacob Skinner was arrested for the following charges: To read more about the officers involved please view here.
Motorcycle crash kills 1 person in Crawfordsville
CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. — A collision between a motorcycle and an SUV killed a man in Crawfordsville. Police received calls about a crash at the intersection of East Main Street and Oak Street in Crawfordsville at approximately 3:12 p.m. on Wednesday, per a press release from city officials. When officers arrived at the scene, they discovered […]
Subject From 2022 Standoff Arrested Again for Intimidation
On March 2, 2022, Nicholas Schuhler, 31 years old, of Zionsville, IN was arrested and charged with Carrying a Handgun Without a License; Class A Misdemeanor, and 4 counts of Pointing a Firearm; Level 6 Felony, after a 7- hour standoff with the Boone County Sheriff’s Office, Zionsville Police Department and Whitestown Metropolitan Police Department.
Indiana DCS accused of failing to preserve records for case involving torture death of 4-year-old Judah Morgan
A Hendricks County judge is standing his ground reiterating that Indiana Department of Child Services director Eric Miller, not another representative as requested by Indiana DCS, is tasked with proving why his department should not be held in contempt of court for failing to obey a court order to produce documents related to the torture-death of a 4-year-old LaPorte County boy.
Homeless outreach coming to rural communities
LAFAYETTE — Starting in October, Lafayette Transitional Housing Center will begin homeless outreach and housing coordination services in the seven counties just outside of Tippecanoe. This is part of a Housing and Urban Development Rural Homelessness initiative announced last year. “LTHC has the expertise of getting unhoused people connected...
Parke Heritage Competes at Skillathon
Parke Heritage High School and Parke Heritage Middle School FFA members participated in the Area 5 Livestock Skillathon at Clay County Fairgrounds on Sept. 13. They were tested on livestock breeds, feedstuffs, equipment, meat cuts, general industry knowledge, and took a quality assurance quiz. The PHHS FFA Gold Team was the sixth overall senior team. Treyton Burgess was the 13th high individual. Other team members were Stormi Swaim, Hayden Holcomb and Kailey Seay. For the PHMS chapter, the Gold Team was fifth overall junior team and the FFA Blue Team was 14th overall junior team. Whitney Swaim was ninth high individual and Kamden Shields was 13th high individual for the junior division. Pictured are, from left, front row, Ryder Smith, Max Jeffries, Eli Seay, Krede Shields, Emmylou Rader, Whitney Swaim, Brooklynn McMullen, Kenleigh Berry, Alisa McMullen, Cohen Berry and McKenna Mager; middle row, Kolten Myers, Lydia Jeffries, Kailey Seay, Kamden Shields and Stormi Swaim; and back row, Bradley McElhaney, Klayton Burgess, Treyton Burgess, Landon Berry, Mary Stevenson, Hayden Holcomb, Kennedy Mitchell, Mason Woody, Wesley Pratt and Evie Lund.
Hendricks County's Annual Fall Colors Festival: What Local Residents Should Know
McCloud Nature Park in Hendricks County, Indiana, is known for its vibrant fall colors every autumn. The county's Parks & Recreation department hosts an annual Fall Colors Festival to celebrate this. The 2023 festival will take place on Saturday, October 21, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Two juvenile arrests help to close multiple theft cases
PARKE COUNTY, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Two arrests were made that helped to close at least 4 open cases of theft in the Parke County area. According to a release from Parke County Sheriff’s Department, local law enforcement received a tip regarding two juveniles who had been involved in a series of thefts including a stolen […]
Police agencies hold K9 trainings in Parke County
Police agencies from as far away as Iowa gathered in Parke County for seminar-style trainings.
50th Festival Of The Turning Leaves Kicks Off Friday Through Sunday
The 50th Festival of the Turning Leaves kicks off in Thorntown on Friday, Sept. 22 and continues through Saturday, Sept. 23 and Sunday, Sept. 24. For the 50th celebration of the Festival of the Turning Leaves, the organizers elected to pay tribute to the festival’s roots and focus on bringing the Thorntown community and community members from surrounding areas together for a day of festivities and celebrations. The festival was founded by the Society for the Preservation of Our Indian Heritage, and the Thorntown merchants partnered with the society to kick off the festivities for the community of Thorntown. When the group disbanded in the mid-1990’s, the community came together to continue the work of the society.
CDL class unveils newly-wrapped truck
A local high school is excited to show the community its newly-wrapped and decaled semi truck for its CDL program.
Sanctioned gaming coming to the Covered Bridge Festival
ROCKVILLE, Ind. (WTHI) - A local organization is bringing sanctioned charitable gaming to the Covered Bridge Festival. "Parke Without Reverse" will host a daily 50-50 cash prize raffle. This will take place one block southeast of the courthouse square in Rockville. There will be ten prizes, one for each day...
Fountain demolition to begin Monday
A downtown city water feature enjoyed by many will soon be demolished and replaced. On Wednesday, the Crawfordsville Board of Public Works & Safety approved a request from Tom Fansler of Smock Fansler Corp., Indianapolis, to close the Marie Canine Plaza while crews replace the fountain and make other renovations to the site at the corner of East Main and Green streets.
ASI upgrading to new facility
Ability Services Inc. consumers, staff and board members celebrated an announcement Thursday that the agency will soon move from its Concord Road location to 2109 Indianapolis Road. The new site most recently housed an auction house, but most people know it as the former Elks Lodge on S.R. 32 East.
Experience Hendricks County Historical Museum from Home with New Virtual Tour
The Hendricks County Historical Museum in Indiana has introduced a virtual tour. This is a partnership with ASH Interactive, a marketing firm from Brownsburg. The museum's president, Pat Baldwin, recognized that the building's stairs posed a challenge for visitors with mobility issues.
Man convicted of murder in 2021 deadly shooting on Indy's southeast side
INDIANAPOLIS — Following a two-day jury trial, a Crawfordsville man was convicted of murder in the 2021 deadly shooting of another man on Indianapolis' southeast side, the Marion County Prosecutor's Office announced Wednesday. Kyle Roberts was also convicted of unlawful possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon.
South Putnam Eagles Dominate Game with 63-0 Win Over West Vigo
In a noteworthy football game, the South Putnam Eagles beat West Vigo with a remarkable score of 63-0. They took an early lead in the first quarter with a deep pass touchdown, setting a trend that they maintained throughout the game.
Friday Nigh Football Week 6
Sep. 23—Attached is the PDF and Jpg of our Friday Night Football Page for the sixth week of the season. Western Boone cruised to a homecoming win over Frankfort. Lebanon saw a second-half lead slip away against Tri-West, and Zionsville fell to Hamilton Southeastern. Will Willems is the Sports...
Chargers look to clinch county title vs Athenians
A week after competing against one county rival, Crawfordsville football will now compete against it’s other rival when CHS welcomes North Montgomery for Homecoming on Friday. The Athenians (0-5, 0-3 SAC) are coming off a 48-18 loss to Southmont while the Chargers (3-2, 2-1 SAC) come into the game riding high after a 20-14 win against Western Boone a week ago. The rivalry has been historically dominated by the Chargers who won last year’s contest 44-7 and currently own an 13-game winning streak against the Athenians with Cville s last win coming back in 2011. North has also defeated CHS twice in the sectional.
Ladoga Elementary earns excellence award
Ladoga Elementary was awarded the Excellence in Academic Gains Award at the Second annual Educational Excellence Awards Gala on Sept. 8. “This award honors every adult that works with our students and the efforts of every student we serve,” said Kristin Paris, Ladoga Elementary Principal Kristin Paris. “The Excellence in Academic Gains Award celebrates academic success in the classroom. Ladoga Elementary is proud to demonstrate success in and out of the classroom with and for our students.”