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Layoffs Begin at Indiana Carrier Plant
Carrier agreed to preserve about 700 jobs in exchange for state tax breaks, but it's cutting 632 others, and more workers are taking early retirement buyouts.
IN Ag Chief to be USDA’s Trade Undersecretary
Ted McKinney has directed Indiana's Department of Agriculture since 2014, after working at Dow AgroSciences and Eli Lilly subsidiary Elanco.
USED Encourages IDOE To Improve Data Security
The U.S. Department of Education sent a letter to state superintendent Jennifer McCormick, outlining problems with the state's security for student data.
State Investigating Controversial Herbicide Dicamba
The Office of the Indiana State Chemist is investigating more than 60 complaints alleging crop damage caused by dicamba.
USB Awards Contract for Levee St.
The Utilities Service Board has awarded a contract for construction of a service road that will run between the Clark Memorial and Kimmell Park. Koberstein Contracting of Princeton was the
Work Set to Ramp Up at Four Lakes
Work is expected to ramp up on Four Lakes Park in the next couple of months. Vincennes Parks Superintendent Steve Beaman says installation of the Splash Pad planned for the
New Water Plant Should Be Done Next Month
By Mid-August, the City of Vincennes’ new water plant should be going on-line. Water Utilities General Manager Kirk Bouchie says they’ll be running water simultaneously from both plants for a
Rainbow Beach Sets 2017 Closing Date
Vincennes Parks Superintendent Steve Beaman says Rainbow Beach is set to close August 1st. He says the swimming pool will remain open on weekends through Labor Day. Beaman says the
Local Arrest Report – 7.20.17
-29-year-old Steven Daniel Alumbaugh was arrested by the Knox County Sheriff’s Department Wednesday. Alumbaugh was found to be driving with a suspended license. – The Knox County Sheriff’s Department arrested
Fear of Arrest Hinders Help for People Who Overdose
A new study shows some people are still afraid to call 911 when helping an overdose victim, despite an Indiana law that permits friends and bystanders to administer the overdose