2 Jennings Co. residents arrested after high-speed pursuit
Two Jennings County residents were arrested after an attempted traffic stop late Sunday led to a high-speed chase through Jennings and Ripley counties.
Sat May 18, 2013
Jennings Sunday: Jennings' graduation rate jumps 4 percent
School officials credit a graduation rate jump of nearly 4 percentage points at Jennings County High School to the attention they are paying to students.
Fri May 17, 2013
Second charge added in meth case
The Jennings County prosecutor has filed a second Class B felony charge against a Jennings County man being held in connection with a methamphetamine lab explosion that left one dead.
Mon May 13, 2013
Murder charge dropped in meth-related death
Authorities dropped a murder charge against a Jennings County man held in connection with a methamphetamine lab explosion that left one dead.
Sun May 12, 2013
Meth lab explosion results in fatality
According to the Jennings County Sheriff's Office, Lacey Smith, 28, and Brian Short, 39, were operating a methamphetamine lab in their home in North Vernon.
Jennings Sunday: Doctor joins St. Vincent Hospital
Dr. Yvonne Asiimwe, board-certified family medicine specialist, recently joined St.
Sat May 11, 2013
Jennings Sunday: Great U.S. 50 Yard Sale to begin
The 14th version of a yard sale that started in Jennings county and now stretches more than 3,000 miles coast to coast is this coming weekend.
Jennings Sunday: Plan B for city Stellar agenda
Two elements have been dropped from a community improvement project that would have provided North Vernon with a community center and additional housing.
Local Police & Fire
Police, Fire Arrests Tuesday Roger Lee Robinette III, 32, Hartsville, Tenn., warrant, 3:40 p.m., by Bartholomew County Sheriff's Department, released on $35,000 bond.
Fri May 10, 2013
Thefts lead police to Jennings County
A recent investigation into the burglaries and thefts reported at police training centers in Hancock and Shelby counties have led police to Jennings County.
Wed May 08, 2013
No appeal filed; Marshall begins jail sentence
Michael R. Marshall, the former state representative from North Vernon who pleaded guilty last week to three counts of voter fraud, arrived Wednesday morning at the Jennings County Jail to begin his 18-month sentence for three felony convictions of voter fraud.
Local Police & Fire
Police, Fire EDITOR'S NOTE: The following information was summarized from the records of city, county and state police, fire and hospital agencies.
Tue May 07, 2013
Sewer collapse shows utility need
The recent collapse of a stormwater line on South Jackson Park Drive in Seymour shows the need for a separate stormwater utility, a city official said.
Sat May 04, 2013
Local Police & Fire
Police, Fire Arrests Thursday Dana Lynn Hagerty, 38, 5235 Navajo Ct., resisting law enforcement, warrant, false informing, 4:38 p.m., by Columbus Police Department, held in lieu of $155,000 bond.
Jennings Sunday: Jail time in voter fraud
Despite their ideological differences, the chairs of Jennings County's two main political parties shared the belief that North Vernon resident Mike Marshall would not have to spend time behind bars for pleading guilty to three counts of felony voter fraud.
Fri May 03, 2013
Kids Fishing Day set near North Vernon
Families interested in learning how to fish are invited to Kids Fishing Day on May 18 at Crosley Fish & Wildlife Area near North Vernon.
Wed May 01, 2013
SPORTS: Varsity golf newcomers give boost to Bull Dogs, Olympians
Nick Waskom of Columbus North hits out of a sand trap on hole two Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at Harrison Lakes Country Club.
Former Jennings County state representative gets 18-month sentence in voter fraud case
A former state representative and longtime Jennings County Democratic Party worker received an 18-month sentence Tuesday morning after pleading guilty to three counts of voter fraud.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Marriage Licenses, 4/30/13
Forrest Michael Willey, 27, 1549 E. County Road 450N, Seymour, and Jill Nadine Waggoner, 28, 3184 W. County Road 900N, Seymour, issued April 22.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Jennings County man faces drug charges
A Jennings County man faces at least six drug-related charges after a one-vehicle wreck left his Jeep Liberty on its top on railroad tracks just off U.S. 50 in the western part of that county Saturday afternoon.