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  1. INDOT To Close 7 Bridges On State Road 135 For WorkRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 16 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    ... at the 36-foot single-span arch bridge. State Road 135 over Bear Creek - 1.26 miles south of State Road 252 in Morgan County -- requires closing State Road 135 for up to 45 days. The 60-foot single-span concrete arch bridge will be rehabilitated ...

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  2. Jury begins deliberating in Kristina Huber murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | The Decatur Daily

    Kristina Kandis Huber's attorney said in his closing argument of her murder trial that prosecutors did not show a motive for her to kill her mother nor that she ever had the pistol used in the shooting. "As for opportunity, even that's shaky," defense attorney Paul Holland told the jury of eight women and four men in Morgan County Circuit Court Judge Glenn Thompson's courtroom.

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  3. Martinsville is again searching for EMS provider after Care Ambulance quitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | WISH-TV Indianapolis

    ... an includes adding a truck which they hope to do by April 1. If you have an emergency while in Martinsville or Morgan County, simply call 911 and dispatch will handle the rest.

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  4. Nine offenders sentenced to prison in Morgan CountyRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 28 | News Tribune

    Nine offenders were recently sentenced to prison time in the Missouri Department of Corrections in Morgan County Circuit Court action during February. Cheire L. Stokes, sentenced to 15 years in prison for class C felony possession of a controlled substance with preference for the 120-day institutional treatment center program.

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  5. Man sentenced to three years in robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | Daily Journal

    A man charged with multiple counts of robbery was sentenced to three years in prison in a 2016 Johnson County robbery. Thomas W. Kaufman, 26, of Avon, also could face more years in prison in cases in other central Indiana counties.

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  6. Joe G. LafaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2017 | Daily Journal

    Joe G. Lafary, 69, a lifetime Morgan County resident, passed suddenly from this life on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017, at his home. He was one of eight children born to Omer and Inez Lafary.

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  7. Former Morgan sheriff's process server pleads guilty to 7 drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | The Decatur Daily

    A former process server with the Morgan County Sheriff's Office, accused of arranging the sale of prescription drugs from his patrol car in 2011, pleaded guilty to seven drug charges in Morgan County Circuit Court on Thursday afternoon. Steven Eugene Parker, 55, 478 Alabama 36 E., Hartselle, pleaded guilty to three counts of distribution of a controlled substance and four counts of possession of a controlled substance, according to court records.

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  8. Hartselle woman's bail reduced in murder-for-hire schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | The Decatur Daily

    A Hartselle woman charged with hiring someone to kill her husband had her bail reduced from $500,000 to $30,000 Monday by Morgan County Circuit Court Judge Glenn Thompson. Sarah Heather Shepard, 28, 1004 Mitwede St. S.W., has been in Morgan County Jail since May 20 after Hartselle police arrested her for arranging an undercover officer to kill Richard Shepard, according to police and court records.

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  9. SCHWIND, Dorothy MarieRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | Dayton Daily News

    SCHWIND, Dorothy Marie Age 80 of Tipp City, passed away Friday, January 20, 2017 at Upper Valley Medical Center, Troy. She was born in Morgan County, Indiana on June 11, 1936 the daughter of Ernest & Mabel A. Hacker.

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  10. Lawyer: Man charged with murder had mental issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Martinsburg Journal

    The attorney of a Morgan County man charged with three counts of murder said his client has sought mental health treatment in the past. S. Andrew Arnold, the attorney for 32-year-old Erick David Shute said his client, charged by a Morgan County grand jury for allegedly fatally shooting three men last June, received treatment while living in New Jersey.

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  11. Worker dies in 2nd fatality at central Indiana power plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | Tribune-Star

    The Morgan County coroner is investigating the second worker death this year at an Indianapolis Power & Light power plant near Martinsville. Coroner Annette Rohlman says the death Monday afternoon at the Eagle Valley Generating Station is being investigated as an accident.

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  12. Worker Dies In Second Fatality At Eagle Valley Generating StationRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2016 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    The Morgan County coroner is investigating the second worker death this year at an Indianapolis Power & Light power plant near Martinsville. Coroner Annette Rohlman says the death Monday afternoon at the Eagle Valley Generating Station is being investigated as an accident.

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  13. Trafalgar man killed in car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | Daily Journal

    Tommy Law, 47, died after a head-on collision on State Road 252 east of Martinsville, according to a Morgan County Sheriff's Office report. A witness told deputies that a car heading east, being driven by Devin Fleener, 20, of Martinsville, went into the wrong lane while going around a curve and then over-corrected and crashed head-on into a westbound car driven by Law, the report said.

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  14. Worker dies in 2nd fatality at central Indiana power plantRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2016 | The Tribune

    The Morgan County coroner is investigating the second worker death this year at an Indianapolis Power & Light power plant near Martinsville. Coroner Annette Rohlman says the death Monday afternoon at the Eagle Valley Generating Station is being investigated as an accident.

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  15. Worker dies at IPL construction site in MartinsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    The Morgan County coroner confirmed the worker's death at the Eagle Valley Combined Cycle power plant, an IPL facility under construction near Martinsville, shortly before 3 p.m. Monday. An IPL spokesperson also confirmed the death.

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  16. 1 killed in accident at Martinsville IPL construction siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | WISH-TV Indianapolis

    ... at the construction site of the IPL Eagle Valley CCGT near Martinsville Monday afternoon. According to the Morgan County Coroner's Office, the accident happened around 2:30 p.m. The victim was later pronounced dead around 3 p.m. Safety is always our ...

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  17. Police uncover marijuana plantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | Daily Journal

    ... On Friday, police got a search warrant for his home and property off Banta Road, just on the other side of the Morgan County line. Johnson County Sheriff's Office deputies, DEA officers, Morgan County Sheriff's Office deputies and the Indiana State ...

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  18. Marijuana grow operation discovered, man arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | Daily Journal

    ... On Friday, police got a search warrant for his home and property off Banta Road, just on the other side of the Morgan County line. Johnson County Sheriff's Office deputies, DEA officers, Morgan County Sheriff's Office deputies and the Indiana State ...

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  19. Trafalgar Man Killed After Crashing Pickup Into HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    ... 72-year-old Wanda Denson, of Nineveh, suffered non-life threatening injuries. Assisting at the scene were: Morgan County Sheriff's Office, Morgan County Coroner's Office, Morgantown Fire Department, Morgan County EMA, CARE Ambulance and Indiana ...

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  20. Rural Routes to Main Street Cultural Trail includes Putnam CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | Tribune-Star

    ... Visit Hendricks County and the Hendricks County Arts Council in 2010. A state grant made expansion into Morgan County possible in 2013 and now another Indiana Office of Tourism Development grant awarded late last year starts a new chapter just in ...

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