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Tornado Cleanup Underway In Holton

Posted On March 05, 2012 at 7:46am EST

Efforts are being made to get life back to normal in western Ripley County.


NWS Confirms EF3 Tornado In Holton

Posted On March 03, 2012 at 4:10pm EST

The tornado that claimed two lives and injured six other people in Holton was packing winds up to 140 MPH, the National Weather Service said Saturday.


IDHS Gives Latest On Tornado Response Efforts

Posted On March 03, 2012 at 2:59pm EST

Here is the latest information on the state and local response to deadly tornadoes which claimed 14 lives in Indiana, including two in Ripley County.


US 50 Closed In Holton Saturday

Posted On March 03, 2012 at 10:15am EST

U.S. 50 in Holton - the town decimated by a suspected tornado on Friday - will be closed to most traffic on Saturday, Indiana State Police said.


Tornadoes: “It Hit Before We Knew It”

Posted On March 03, 2012 at 1:10am EST

The worst and deadliest storm cell to hit the tri-state in years has claimed several lives across the region. Two fatalities confirmed in Ripley County, with several more injured.


DHS: Red Cross Is Best Way To Help

Posted On March 03, 2012 at 1:04am EST

Many people from around the tri-state have been wondering how to help victims of Friday's tornado outbreak.


Tornado Activity Reported In Tri-State

Posted On March 02, 2012 at 4:49pm EST

A line of strong storms packing a serious punch blew through the tri-state Friday afternoon and early evening.

UPDATE: ECHS Asst. Principal Fired

Posted On March 02, 2012 at 1:21pm EST

The assistant principal at East Central High School has been fired, with school district officials citing his inability to effectively discipline students. UPDATE: The principal's attorney is weighing in on the firing.


Expect Strong Storms Friday Afternoon, Evening

Posted On March 02, 2012 at 11:54am EST

Spring has arrived early, and so has the severe weather that usually accompanies it.

Three Juveniles Arrested For Crime Spree

Posted On March 02, 2012 at 9:57am EST

Police have arrested a group of juveniles accused of burglarizing and vandalizing the small Ripley County town of Napoleon.