News in Greentown, Indiana

Routes planned for transmission line project
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 23:56:54 -0700

Residents east of Greentown and in northern Howard County will get a clearer picture of where a 70-mile transmission line could be built during another round of informational open houses for the Greentown-Reynolds project. Preliminary route options f

Eastern to move forward with $2M renovation to jr./sr. high school
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:57:04 -0700

GREENTOWN -- Renovations at Eastern Sr./Jr. High will continue this summer after the board of education on Tuesday approved spending another $2 million on the final stage of upgrades. There will be no net impact on taxes, which has been a priority fo

State weighing changes to requirements for gifted services
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 20:23:04 -0700

The shift — recommendations for which are expected to be finalized in May — would put a heavier focus on services offered to gifted students, especially those in the lower grades.

Patty Messenger
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:19:59 -0700

Patty Messenger - age 80, of Bowling Green, Ohio passed away Monday, April 7, 2014, from complications of Alzheimer's disease. Patty was born on October 23, 1933 in Greentown, Indiana to Roy McAninch and Meredith (Lee) McAninch. She married Vincent Messenger on May 14, 1951, and he preceded her in death on April 17, 1994. Patty is survived by her mother Meredith, Bowling Green, brother Keith ...

Two arrested in Wednesday shooting
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 23:56:46 -0700

Kokomo police arrested two men on attempted murder charges stemming from a shooting in the 700 block of South Union Street Wednesday afternoon. No one was injured, but police believe there was an intended target. Officers converged on the area about

Councillor in critical condition after stabbed on chest
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:39:48 -0700

IPOH: A 53-year-old councillor is in critical condition after he was stabbed by two men at Jalan Datuk Seri Ahmad Said, Greentown here yesterday.

Shred and recycle paper files for free in South Bend
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:40:39 -0700

You still have time if you want to get rid of those secure documents and other files you may have lying around your house or office. Wednesday is "Clean Your Files Day" in South Bend.

Prep roundup for Thursday, April 17
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:06:35 -0700

Eastern junior Caleb Aaron tossed a four-hitter to lead the Comets past Northwestern 3-1 in a Howard County baseball clash Wednesday at Greentown.

One dead in apartment fire near Purdue
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 23:57:29 -0700

WEST LAFAYETTE -- Fire rousted Purdue University students from their sleep and out of the three-story apartment complex in the 200 block of South River Road around 5 a.m. Thursday. All but one of them made it out. West Lafayette Fire Chief Tim Heath

Green answers suggested for sewer problems
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:11:21 -0700

Infrastructure changes could lessen treatment needs