NORTH VERNON — Indiana State Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that led to the death of a 29-year-old Seymour man at a rural Jennings County property. ISP detectives said that at about 2:30 p.m. Friday, the Jennings County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team were sent to an address in the 4000 block of West County Road 175N to serve an arrest warrant on Devin C. Continue reading at The Republic News.
An 18-year-old Columbus teen was arrested on multiple felony charges after an altercation involving a firearm in a high school parking lot on Thursday night. Continue reading at The Republic News.
They were known by various names – the book women, the book ladies, the packsaddle librarians. Continue reading at The Republic News.
Cardinal George Pell had no way to know, as he rose to preach during a spiritual retreat in southern Italy, that this was his last sermon — opening with the biblical cry, “Repent, because the Kingdom of God is near.” Continue reading at The Republic News.
Music, faith and grilled cheese. Continue reading at The Republic News.
Indiana Conservation Officer Nick Wilson has been selected as the 2022 District 6 Officer of the Year. District 6 includes Hendricks, Marion, Hancock, Shelby, Johnson, Morgan, Bartholomew, Brown, and Monroe counties. Continue reading at The Republic News.
JENNINGS COUNTY — A North Vernon man was arrested Thursday on two felony charges after he entered North Vernon Elementary School’s main office carrying a loaded firearm. North Vernon police spokesman Sgt. Isaac Barkes said the man was identified by school staff as Eric E. Smith, 47, North Vernon. School staff said Smith asked about the school’s policy about bringing guns into school and then showed them he had a handgun on his person, Barkes said. Continue reading at The Republic News.
“The Ice Cream Man,” a short film about the Holocaust starring Noah Emmerich (“The Americans,” “The Walking Dead,” “The Truman Show”), will be shot partly at Zaharakos ice cream parlor in Columbus in March. Continue reading at The Republic News.
COLUMBUS, Ind. — Demolition of the Irwin Block building is about halfway complete, and excavators are continuing the work in downtown Columbus. Casey-Bertram, Indianapolis, is doing the demolition work of the fire-damaged building. The company first did a brick-by-brick demolition of the firewall separating the Irwin Block building from its neighbors, the Greater Columbus Indiana Economic Development Corp. Continue reading at The Republic News.