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A Seeger High School teen has completed fundraising for several causes in recent months.
08/11/2020
Seeger teen raises funds to honor grandmother

A Seeger High School teen has completed fundraising for several causes in recent months.

A Seeger High School teen has completed fundraising for several causes in recent months.

The Covington Community School Corporation School Board met for a special session meeting on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020. The...
08/10/2020
Coving school board meets in special session

The Covington Community School Corporation School Board met for a special session meeting on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020. The meeting was conducted in alignment with social distancing guidelines.

The Covington Community School Corporation School Board met for a special session meeting on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020. The meeting was conducted in alignment with social distancing guidelines.

The sun shines on a field near Covington. Farmers will be in the fields soon to harvest crops.
08/06/2020
Summer days

The sun shines on a field near Covington. Farmers will be in the fields soon to harvest crops.

The sun shines on a field near Covington. Farmers will be in the fields soon to harvest crops.

A Veedersburg man is recovering from injuries he received in an an amphibious assault vehicle accident during a training...
08/06/2020
Veedersburg man recovering after military accident

A Veedersburg man is recovering from injuries he received in an an amphibious assault vehicle accident during a training exercise off the coast of Southern California July 30.

A Veedersburg man is recovering from injuries he received in an an amphibious assault vehicle accident during a training exercise off the coast of Southern California July 30.

STATEHOUSE (July 31, 2020) – Shelby Funeral Home recently received the Governor’s Century Business Award recognizing its...
08/05/2020
State recognizes Fountain County business for operating over 100 years

STATEHOUSE (July 31, 2020) – Shelby Funeral Home recently received the Governor’s Century Business Award recognizing its longstanding service in the community, according to State Reps. Alan Morrison (R-Brazil) and Sharon Negele (R-Attica), according…

STATEHOUSE (July 31, 2020) – Shelby Funeral Home recently received the Governor’s Century Business Award recognizing its longstanding service in the community, according to State Reps. Alan Morrison (R-Brazil) and

The Indiana Department of Transportation has announced a road closure for State Road 18 starting on or after Aug. 17.
08/04/2020
State Road 18 to be closed for repairs starting Aug. 17

The Indiana Department of Transportation has announced a road closure for State Road 18 starting on or after Aug. 17.

The Indiana Department of Transportation has announced a road closure for State Road 18 starting on or after Aug. 17.

Hoopeston, Illinois, natives, Matthew Parsons and Marie Parsons McCarty have teamed up with Alumni Art Students from Fou...
08/03/2020
Local siblings team up to fight melanoma cancer

Hoopeston, Illinois, natives, Matthew Parsons and Marie Parsons McCarty have teamed up with Alumni Art Students from Fountain Central High School and the Melanoma Research Foundation to present an online Art Sale that kicked-off July 31.

Hoopeston, Illinois, natives, Matthew Parsons and Marie Parsons McCarty have teamed up with Alumni Art Students from Fountain Central High School and the Melanoma Research Foundation to present an online

As of July 31, Benton County had added four cases of novel coronavirus, taking the total to 59 confirmed cases in the co...
08/03/2020
Benton County COVID-19 cases at 59 as of July 31

As of July 31, Benton County had added four cases of novel coronavirus, taking the total to 59 confirmed cases in the county.

As of July 31, Benton County had added four cases of novel coronavirus, taking the total to 59 confirmed cases in the county.

Hannah Lacy, center, is this year's S3DA Outdoor Archery Champion. On July 16 she received first place in a final shoot ...
07/30/2020
State Outdoor S3DA Championship Winner

Hannah Lacy, center, is this year's S3DA Outdoor Archery Champion. On July 16 she received first place in a final shoot out at Pine Hill in Danville. Hannah has been an Attica Rambler Archer for five consecutive years, and still going strong. She al…

Hannah Lacy, center, is this year's S3DA Outdoor Archery Champion. On July 16 she received first place in a final shoot out at Pine Hill in Danville. Hannah has been

Business owners are reminded that Attica received $148, 000 in grant money to be given to small businesses operating wit...
07/30/2020
OCRA grant available to small business owners in Attica

Business owners are reminded that Attica received $148, 000 in grant money to be given to small businesses operating within the city limits of Attica. The applications are available at the City Building, according to information from the city.

Business owners are reminded that Attica received $148, 000 in grant money to be given to small businesses operating within the city limits of Attica. The applications are available at

The Veedersburg Town Council met at 6 p.m. July 14.All board members were present except Ken Smith and Mike Booe.
07/30/2020
Veedersburg Town Council has July 14 meeting

The Veedersburg Town Council met at 6 p.m. July 14.All board members were present except Ken Smith and Mike Booe.

The Veedersburg Town Council met at 6 p.m. July 14.All board members were present except Ken Smith and Mike Booe.

A Warren County teen said she studied up on the animals she was going to show to become the Warren County Fair Supreme S...
07/27/2020
Halsema earns Warren County Fair Supreme Showman Overall

A Warren County teen said she studied up on the animals she was going to show to become the Warren County Fair Supreme Showman Overall this year.

A Warren County teen said she studied up on the animals she was going to show to become the Warren County Fair Supreme Showman Overall this year.

M.S.D. of Warren County Superintendent Ralph Shrader said as of press time that the district has been working through th...
07/27/2020
M.S.D. of Warren County has message about school reopening possibilities

M.S.D. of Warren County Superintendent Ralph Shrader said as of press time that the district has been working through the state guidelines on a plan for starting school this fall.

M.S.D. of Warren County Superintendent Ralph Shrader said as of press time that the district has been working through the state guidelines on a plan for starting school this fall.

As of July 24, Benton County added two cases of novel coronavirus, COVID-19, taking the confirmed number of cases to 55....
07/27/2020
Benton County has eight active COVID-19 cases

As of July 24, Benton County added two cases of novel coronavirus, COVID-19, taking the confirmed number of cases to 55.There are eight active cases and no deaths. There have been 793 tests administered in total to Benton County residents for COVID-…

As of July 24, Benton County added two cases of novel coronavirus, COVID-19, taking the confirmed number of cases to 55.There are eight active cases and no deaths. There have

[WEST LAFAYETTE, IN] Wabash River Enhancement Corporation (WREC) was awarded a $1,000,000 grant from the Regional Cultiv...
07/23/2020
Wabash Heartland Innovation Network awards grant for plan to connect counties with trail system

[WEST LAFAYETTE, IN] Wabash River Enhancement Corporation (WREC) was awarded a $1,000,000 grant from the Regional Cultivation Fund of Wabash Heartland Innovation Network (WHIN), according to information provided.

[WEST LAFAYETTE, IN] Wabash River Enhancement Corporation (WREC) was awarded a $1,000,000 grant from the Regional Cultivation Fund of Wabash Heartland Innovation Network (WHIN), according to information provided.

A local group heard about Indiana produced honey and it's nutritional properties on July 11.
07/23/2020
Honey Queen visits Fountain County group

A local group heard about Indiana produced honey and it's nutritional properties on July 11.

A local group heard about Indiana produced honey and it's nutritional properties on July 11.

The Fountain County Sheriff’s Department is the recipient of a $5,000 grant from the Western Indiana Community Foundatio...
07/21/2020
Community foundation supports sheriff's department

The Fountain County Sheriff’s Department is the recipient of a $5,000 grant from the Western Indiana Community Foundation, according to information from the foundation.

The Fountain County Sheriff’s Department is the recipient of a $5,000 grant from the Western Indiana Community Foundation, according to information from the foundation.

The Fountain and Warren County Health Department and Board of Health are advising that face masks be required to be work...
07/21/2020
Health officials advise face masks be worn in indoor public places

The Fountain and Warren County Health Department and Board of Health are advising that face masks be required to be work in all indoor public places starting Aug. 1.

The Fountain and Warren County Health Department and Board of Health are advising that face masks be required to be work in all indoor public places starting Aug. 1.

A meeting of the Town Council of the Town of Williamsport was held at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 2, 2020 at the Warren ...
07/20/2020
Williamsport Town Council has July 2 meeting

A meeting of the Town Council of the Town of Williamsport was held at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 2, 2020 at the Warren County Learning Center with the following officers present – Mike Hutchison, Council President and Council Members Traci Latoz an…

A meeting of the Town Council of the Town of Williamsport was held at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 2, 2020 at the Warren County Learning Center with the following

The Covington High School boys’ basketball team won five consecutive sectionals including one this past season that saw ...
07/20/2020
Covington Hires New Boys’ Basketball Coach

The Covington High School boys’ basketball team won five consecutive sectionals including one this past season that saw the IHSAA basketball tournament end just after the squad earned their most recent title.

The Covington High School boys’ basketball team won five consecutive sectionals including one this past season that saw the IHSAA basketball tournament end just after the squad earned their most

The Benton County Emergency Operations Center has released the latest information regarding novel coronavirus, COVID-19,...
07/19/2020
Benton County adds two COVID-19 cases in past week

The Benton County Emergency Operations Center has released the latest information regarding novel coronavirus, COVID-19, in the county.

The Benton County Emergency Operations Center has released the latest information regarding novel coronavirus, COVID-19, in the county.

The Veedersburg Town Board met at 6 p.m. June 23 for its regular meeting. All board members were present.
07/16/2020
Veedersburg board conducts June 23 meeting

The Veedersburg Town Board met at 6 p.m. June 23 for its regular meeting. All board members were present.

The Veedersburg Town Board met at 6 p.m. June 23 for its regular meeting. All board members were present.

NORTHWEST INDIANA – After decades of service on community bank boards, Richard ‘Buzz’ Horton retired on July 15 from his...
07/16/2020
Alliance Bancorp Board chair retires

NORTHWEST INDIANA – After decades of service on community bank boards, Richard ‘Buzz’ Horton retired on July 15 from his most recent position on the Alliance Bancorp Board of Directors, according to the news release from the bank.

NORTHWEST INDIANA – After decades of service on community bank boards, Richard ‘Buzz’ Horton retired on July 15 from his most recent position on the Alliance Bancorp Board of Directors,

The Grace Baptist Church in Attica recently welcomed a new pastor for its congregation.
07/14/2020
Grace Baptist Church welcomes new pastor

The Grace Baptist Church in Attica recently welcomed a new pastor for its congregation.

The Grace Baptist Church in Attica recently welcomed a new pastor for its congregation.

CRAWFORDSVILLE — F.C. Tucker West Central has announced its June listing and sales leader. Agent Lindsey Salts was the J...
07/13/2020
Agency announces listings, sales leaders

CRAWFORDSVILLE — F.C. Tucker West Central has announced its June listing and sales leader. Agent Lindsey Salts was the June listing leader for F.C. Tucker West Central. Salts led the way with $983,900 in listing volume, according to information prov…

CRAWFORDSVILLE — F.C. Tucker West Central has announced its June listing and sales leader. Agent Lindsey Salts was the June listing leader for F.C. Tucker West Central. Salts led the

Piper Holdings, Inc., the holding company for The Fountain Trust Company, has completed the acquisition of SBB Bancshare...
07/13/2020
Piper Holdings, Inc. completes acquisition of SBB Bancshares, Inc.

Piper Holdings, Inc., the holding company for The Fountain Trust Company, has completed the acquisition of SBB Bancshares, Inc., holding company for State Bank of Burnettsville, effective July 12, according to information from the company. In accord…

Piper Holdings, Inc., the holding company for The Fountain Trust Company, has completed the acquisition of SBB Bancshares, Inc., holding company for State Bank of Burnettsville, effective July 12, according

WEST LAFAYETTE — Wearing a face mask is now mnandatory after an executive order by West Lafayette Mayor John Dennis on M...
07/13/2020
Mask-wearing now mandatory in West Lafayette

WEST LAFAYETTE — Wearing a face mask is now mnandatory after an executive order by West Lafayette Mayor John Dennis on Monday (July 13).

WEST LAFAYETTE — Wearing a face mask is now mnandatory after an executive order by West Lafayette Mayor John Dennis on Monday (July 13).

BENTON COUNTY - The Indiana Department of Transportation announced a road closure for State Road 352 starting on or afte...
07/13/2020
State Road 352 will close in Benton County July 20

BENTON COUNTY - The Indiana Department of Transportation announced a road closure for State Road 352 starting on or after July 20.

BENTON COUNTY - The Indiana Department of Transportation announced a road closure for State Road 352 starting on or after July 20.

As of July 10, Benton County has three more cases of novel coronavirus, COVID-19.
07/12/2020
Benton County COVID-19 cases now at 51

As of July 10, Benton County has three more cases of novel coronavirus, COVID-19.

As of July 10, Benton County has three more cases of novel coronavirus, COVID-19.

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