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Zachary Boling

Boone County Sheriff's Office

Escaped Jail Inmate Turns Self In To Police

Posted On April 08, 2014 at 10:01am EDT

A Boone County jail inmate who walked away from a work detail last week has turned himself in.

Della Menchhofer (left) and Jean Vaughan display two of the many dresses that the Dearborn County Retired Teachers Association's award-winning Pillowcase Dress Project will send to impoverished Brazilians.

Sew Kind! Retired Teachers Send Dresses, Shorts To Brazil

Posted On April 08, 2014 at 9:03am EDT

The Dearborn County Retired Teachers recently sent sixty-five children’s dresses, ten mamma dresses, and twenty-seven pair of boys’ shorts to Brazil through Amazon Outreach, a non-denominational mission service group.


One Year Since Katelyn Markham's Remains Discovered

Posted On April 08, 2014 at 8:24am EDT

There have been no arrests or solid leads in the year since the remains of Katelyn Markham were found in Franklin County.

Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati

Horseshoe Casino Tops $20M In March

Posted On April 08, 2014 at 8:05am EDT

More gamblers are playing the odds at the Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati.

Merchants Bank & Trusts' headquarters on State Street in West Harrison.

MainSource, Merchants Bank Reach Merger Agreement

Posted On April 08, 2014 at 7:49am EDT

Two regional banks headquartered in southeast Indiana area merging.

Bridge crews work to jack up the southeast portion of the new Milton-Madison Bridge span.


Slide Of 2,484-Ft. Bridge Set For Wednesday

Posted On April 08, 2014 at 7:07am EDT

The slide of the Milton-Madison Bridge is now scheduled for Wednesday, if the weather allows.


Damaged SR 262 Closed Through End Of April

Posted On April 08, 2014 at 6:49am EDT

Bad news came Monday for some local commuters as they learned State Road 262 near Dillsboro is going to remain closed a while longer.


Alcohol Suspected In Ripley County Crash

Posted On April 08, 2014 at 6:35am EDT

Alcohol is believed to be a factor in a crash that put three people in the hospital Monday morning.

For those who are not able to file their taxes by the April 15 deadline, or do not have the money to pay if they owe, the IRS offers extensions and payment options. 

Photo credit: M. Kuhlman

Deadlines, Payments and Scams: Last-Minute Tax Tips for Hoosiers

Posted On April 08, 2014 at 6:21am EDT

Some Hoosiers have already filed their taxes and received their refunds, but there are some who may not even have gathered up their paperwork to get started.

Tamica Jeffers and Robert Palmer

Trial For Alleged McDonald's Play Place Overdose Delayed

Posted On April 07, 2014 at 2:57pm EDT

A Dillsboro mother who allegedly overdosed with her boyfriend at a fast food restaurant playground will wait to go on trial.