Porter Parks Department reports large amount of graffiti

PORTER | Porter Parks Department Director Brian Bugajski said in his three years at the Parks Department, he has seen more graffiti already this year than previous years. Bugajski informed the… Source: Porter Parks Department reports large amount of graffiti     

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Plants give Valpo gateway new look

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REMC makes donation to Worthington Senior Citizens Center on behalf of Jack Benham

Wednesday afternoon locals gathered at the Worthington Senior Citizens Center for the monthly pitch in luncheon; However, this month they had an extra reason to celebrate. REMC presented the… Source: REMC makes donation to Worthington Senior Citizens Center on behalf of Jack Benham     

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Pelath won’t run for governor

By Lesley Weidenbener, The Statehouse File House Democratic leader says ‘free-for-all’ primary is bad for party by Lesley Weidenbener, The Statehouse File House Minority Leader Scott Pelath said he will not seek the Democratic nomination for governor even though the state is in need of a “new direction.” Pelath said Democrats can’t afford a “free-for-all […]

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Indiana bans poultry, birds at county fairs, 4-H events

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana imposed a statewide ban Wednesday on moving poultry and other birds to events such as county fairs in hopes of preventing the spread of a bird flu strain that’s killed t… Source: Indiana bans poultry, birds at county fairs, 4-H events     

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ISP remembers their fallen

By BY DEVIN ZIMMERMAN dzimmerman@perutribune.com Retired and current officers along with family members gathered at the Indiana State Police Peru Post for a memorial service Wednesday to honor the 46 ISP employees who have died in the line of duty. Source: ISP remembers their fallen     

Lawsuit: Mourdock gave chief deputy 3-year contract

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A lawsuit by former state Treasurer Richard Mourdock’s chief deputy challenging his firing claims the official gave him a three-year, $300,000 contract before he resigned from offi Source: Lawsuit: Mourdock gave chief deputy 3-year contract     

50-50 sidewalk plan to expand? Board of Works must approve

By By Rachel Pyle rpyle@ftimes.com Frankfort’s City Council agreed to open up the city’s 50/50 Sidewalk program to include non-residential properties. Source: 50-50 sidewalk plan to expand? Board of Works must approve     

Shakamak School Corporation recognizes retirees

Wednesday afternoon Shakamak School Corporation ended the 2014/2015 school year, but with the closing of school came the leaving of several staff members. MSD Shakamak Superintendent Mike Mogan… Source: Shakamak School Corporation recognizes retirees     

Sharp Creek announces 4th quarter honor roll

By Article provided Sharp Creek Elementary School has announced its fourth quarter honor roll for the 2014-15 school year. Source: Sharp Creek announces 4th quarter honor roll     

Northfield hands out 14-15 awards

By Article provided Northfield Jr. – Sr. High School hosted its Junior High Honor Day on Tuesday, May 12. The following students received awards. Source: Northfield hands out 14-15 awards     

Legislature right – for a change

By by Howard Hewitt, Grape Sense Indiana’s legislature showed a small bit of sanity in getting a shipping law passed for Hoosier Wineries before closing the most recent session. Governor Pence signed the bill into law. Source: Legislature right – for a change     

Good hygiene, limited contact protect infants from measles

By by Dr. Anthony Komaroff DEAR DOCTOR K: My daughter is 4 months old. How can I protect her from measles until she is old enough to get the vaccine? Source: Good hygiene, limited contact protect infants from measles     

Fight cancer with a side dish

By Article provided by the American Institute for Cancer Research A fresh asparagus side is one thing every cook should master. An excellent source of folate and vitamin K, it’s also a quick and easy way to add a cancer-fighting vegetable to your plate. This recipe Source: Fight cancer with a side dish     

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Career Academy organizes health fair

By By Carmen Heredia Rodriguez South Bend Tribune When Peter Carpenter scraped his elbow skateboarding last year, he knew he would have to miss donating blood the next day. What he didn’t know then was that his disappointment over not being able to d Source: Career Academy organizes health fair     

State Board of Education revamped

By By The Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two vocal critics of Democratic state schools Superintendent Glenda Ritz will no longer serve on the State Board of Education under its revamped membership. Source: State Board of Education revamped     

Pawn ordinance dies again

By By Rachel Pyle rpyle@ftimes.com The Frankfort Police Department’s efforts to get an ordinance passed that would regulate how local pawn and second hand shops record buyer information died once again at Tuesday’s City Council meeting Source: Pawn ordinance dies again     

Photo gallery: Elementary school hosts talent show

By webstaff@dailyjournal.net Source: Photo gallery: Elementary school hosts talent show     

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Teen struck by vehicle

By tmcgrady@jrpress.com(JR Editor) Crawfordsville Police and Fire departments responded to a call Wednesday afternoon of a young teen being unresponsive after being hit by a car on Market Street at Morgan Street. The accident occurred Source: Teen struck by vehicle     

Pantry to help clients with transportation

By jdits@sbtinfo.com(Joseph Dits) MISHAWAKA — The Mishawaka Food Pantry recently secured a $10,500 grant that it is using to help its low-income clients with transportation, which Director Mike Hayes said is one of their greatest need Source: Pantry to help clients with transportation     

Nashville girl eliminated from Scripps National Spelling Bee

By By Jeff LaFave 812-331-4356 | jlafave@heraldt.com From “bureaucracy” to “bergschrund,” Chloee Robison has had quite the spring. Source: Nashville girl eliminated from Scripps National Spelling Bee     

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All about South Bend’s ‘River Lights’

By mfosmoe@sbtinfo.com(Margaret Fosmoe) Everything you need to know about colorful new sculpture Source: All about South Bend’s ‘River Lights’     

Woman taken to hospital, charged after hitting tree

A Greencastle woman was taken to the hospital and will face criminal charges following a one-vehicle mishap on U.S. 231 in Monroe Township Wednesday afternoon. Shortly after 2 p.m., 41-year-old… Source: Woman taken to hospital, charged after hitting tree     

Judge dismisses cornbread case

Prosecutor: can’t prove ‘beyond reasonable doubt’ A Clay County judge has dismissed the months-old criminal case against a Brazil woman accused of tainting food during a pitch-in dinner in 2013…. Source: Judge dismisses cornbread case     

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Slideshow: Montoya Doubles Up at Indy 500

By TJ Foreman Juan Pablo Montoya shakes off early contact, bobbles pit stops, and surprises with his second Indy 500 win in a thrilling Sunday shootout. by TJ Foreman [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ] Source: Slideshow: Montoya Doubles Up at Indy 500     

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