Local News


Casino Will Pay $83K Rent For New Hotel

Posted On August 20, 2013 at 8:37am EDT

The company that owns Rising Star Casino Resort is ready to take over a new hotel in Rising Sun.

Sheriff: Man, 23, Dies In Home

Posted On August 20, 2013 at 8:10am EDT

A 23-year-old Ripley County man died unexpectedly Saturday morning.


30 Years For Man Who Shot At Police

Posted On August 20, 2013 at 7:55am EDT

How much would a bullet cost if you fired it at police officers? Thirty years in the case of William C. Hoffman, Jr., who was involved in a shootout with police in downtown Lawrenceburg in June 2012.


Honor Flight Taking Local Veterans To D.C. For Free

Posted On August 20, 2013 at 7:21am EDT

Some of the tri-state’s greatest heroes are taking an all-expenses paid, single-day trip to view the memorials erected in their honor.

Franklin Co. Jail Worker Arrested For Child Exploitation

Posted On August 19, 2013 at 7:28pm EDT

Joseph H. Hogsett, the United States Attorney, announced today that Derek Walton, age 31, of Liberty, has been charged with child exploitation.


South Dearborn To Consider Random Drug Tests

Posted On August 19, 2013 at 2:10pm EDT

South Dearborn Community Schools may consider a random drug testing policy for students.


Ind. State Fair Attracts Record 978K Visitors

Posted On August 19, 2013 at 12:11pm EDT

The 2013 Indiana State Fair that wrapped up Sunday in Indianapolis has set a new all-time attendance mark.

Vehicles Collide As They Crest Hill; 3 Injured

Posted On August 19, 2013 at 11:49am EDT

Aircare took two people to the hospital following a crash in Ripley County Sunday afternoon.


Resident Walks In On Burglar; Police Searching

Posted On August 19, 2013 at 9:55am EDT

Police in Ripley County are investigating two recent daytime home burglaries.

Driver May Have Run Stop Sign Causing Crash

Posted On August 19, 2013 at 9:46am EDT

Two drivers traveling to work early Friday morning, August 16, collided in the intersection of CR 800 S and Benham Road in Ripley County.