Saturday Nov 30
Gary about to raze unsafe houses
The property owners can plead their case Thursday at a hearing about unsafe buildings.
N. Ind. farm manager charged with $63K crop theft
Police say the manager of a northern Indiana farm has been charged with stealing more than $63,000 in crop profits.
Journal and Courier
Wayward Purdue weather balloon returns with farmer's help
Dahlon Lyles thought all was lost when he and a team of Purdue University students lost track of a weather balloon they'd sent up in advance of the tornadoes that swept through Indiana and Illinois on Nov. 17. But the weather balloon, which was launched by Purdue's Association of Mechanical and Electrical Technologists to nearly 100,000 feet one ... (more)
Riverside Debuts Optional Residential Package
Peru, Ind.-based Riverside Travel Trailers Inc. has introduced an optional Residential Package to its lineup of traditionally-built travel trailers.
Journal and Courier
Cullen: Battlefield monument itself site of much history
Even when glimpsed from a rumbling coach on Amtrak's Hoosier State, the Battle of Tippecanoe Monument is a magnificent reminder of one of the more important military actions in Hoosier history.
Northern Indiana man pleads guilty to scout leader's death
<![CDATA[PERU, Ind. (AP) -- A northern Indiana man is pleading guilty to fatally stabbing a 76-year-old scoutmaster in front of boys he was leading on a nature hike. Twenty-four-year-old Shane Golitko of Bunker Hill told a Miami County judge on Thursday that he attacked Arthur Anderson of Kokomo in August 2011 during schizophrenic episode after he stopped taking his medication. The Kokomo Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/18VL9Zs ) a plea agreement calls for Golitko to plead guilty to murder with the stipulation that he be deemed mentally ill and sentenced to the minimum 45-year prison term. Attorneys say three doctors have diagnosed Golitko as a paranoid schizophrenic. Authorities say Anderson was stabbed in the neck as he led a hike along the Nickel Plate Trail in Bunker Hill, about 50 miles north of Indianapolis.
Riverside Reintroduces Timberlodge Trailer Line
Peru, Ind.-based Riverside Travel Trailers Inc. is reintroducing the Timberlodge brand of towables at the Dec. 3-5 National RV Trade Show in Louisville, Ky.
The Star Press
Harry L. Graham Jr., 85
Wayne. He was born September 13, 1928 in Muncie, IN the son of Harry L. and Nellie Mae Parr Graham, Sr. Harry married Nancy Ruddick on June 7, 1952 in Muncie, IN and she survives.