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UPDATE: Former Sheriff Candidate Arrested Following US 50 Crash

Posted On August 13, 2014 at 6:48am EDT

UPDATE: A former candidate for Dearborn County sheriff was arrested on allegations of intoxicated driving following a crash on U.S. 50 Tuesday.


Driver Allegedly Admits To Drinking Shots Before Crash

Posted On August 12, 2014 at 2:19pm EDT

A Lawrenceburg man told police he had drank about nine shots of alcohol before he wrecked his car on State Road 48.


Former Police Chief Reaches Plea Deal, Sentenced To Probation

Posted On August 12, 2014 at 1:47pm EDT

The former Aurora chief of police has been ordered to serve a year on probation after reaching a plea deal with prosecutors.

A higher percentage of rural households use SNAP benefits to fill empty plates than in urban areas, according to a new analysis of SNAP data by the Center for Rural Affairs. Photo credit: Andrea Church/ morgufile.

Report: Greater Need For Food Assistance In Rural Areas

Posted On August 12, 2014 at 10:58am EDT

Oftentimes, the issue of hunger is associated with people in inner cities, where the cost of living tends to be high. But a new study shows some of the greatest need can be found where America's food supply is grown and raised.


Voter Rolls Clean Up Effort Finds 700K+ Registrations Innacurate

Posted On August 12, 2014 at 8:54am EDT

More than 700,000 voter registrations across Indiana have been marked as inactive by the Indiana Secretary of State.


Allegiant Airlines Adds Vegas To CVG Flight List

Posted On August 12, 2014 at 8:06am EDT

Even more Allegiant Air flights will soon be taking off from the Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport.

The new wing of the expanded Dearborn County Law Enforcement Center could begin housing inmates in mid-August.

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Get Into Jail Free: Public Tours Of Expanded Dearborn Co. Jail Saturday

Posted On August 12, 2014 at 7:24am EDT

The long-discussed and evaluated jail expansion is nearly complete with the additional inmate housing component expected to be accepting inmates late August or early September 2014.


Grand Jury Says Deputy Was Justified In Fatal Shooting

Posted On August 12, 2014 at 7:15am EDT

A Gallatin County Grand Jury has determined that a sheriff’s deputy was justified in shooting and killing a man earlier this year.

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6th District Job Fair Attracted 200+ Job Seekers

Posted On August 12, 2014 at 6:58am EDT

The 6th Congressional District Job Fair in Lawrenceburg was a big success last Thursday.


INDOT Corrects Slide On SR 262

Posted On August 12, 2014 at 6:51am EDT

Indiana Department of Transportation maintenance crews from the Aurora Subdistrict are making repairs at a slide located on State Road 262 approximately three miles south of Dillsboro.