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Posted on Monday, June 26th, 2017 - - - This post has 1,085 views

Man killed, girl ejected in accident with Kouts police car

Porter County Sheriff’s Officers responded to a serious injury crash on Sunday June 25th at 9:17pm involving a green 1998 Buick Regal and a Kouts police vehicle. Based on witness statements and initial investigation by officers on scene; the Kouts Police Officer identified as 24 year old Brock Moore, was eastbound on State Road 8 approaching the area of Baums Bridge Road. The Buick Regal, driven by 45 year ...

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Posted on Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 - - - This post has 552 views

Anthem & MDwise are Leaving Indiana Obamacare in 2018, although HIP 2.0 is Spared for Now, says Gov. Holcomb

With the announcement on June 21, 2017 that Anthem and MDwise plan to leave the Obamacare marketplace in Indiana in January 2018, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb issued the following statement regarding Anthem and MDwise’s decision: “We’ve been informed that Anthem and MDwise plan to leave the Obamacare marketplace in Indiana. Hoosiers served by these providers under the federal marketplace will keep their co ...

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Posted on Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 - - - This post has 824 views

Car Catches Fire on I-65 in Jasper County & Burns Down

Jasper County-Yesterday, evening, a car fire on I-65 at the 230 mile marker (this was just north of the Demotte/Roselawn exit) closed south bound traffic for little over an hour. Preliminary investigation by Trooper Kurtis Jones revealed at approximately 9:58 p.m., yesterday, Monday, June 19, 2017, a 2001 Volkswagon Jetta, driven by Hector Jasso Olmedo, 35 of Indianapolis was south bound when he smelled an ...

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Posted on Tuesday, June 20th, 2017 - - - This post has 74 views

Libertarian Party of Jasper County Celebrates Affiliation

On June 13th, the Libertarian Party of Jasper County, Indiana celebrated its official affiliation with the Libertarian Party of Indiana at Boundary Waters Restaurant in De Motte. The party has filled its executive committee with Beth Duensing, resident of De Motte, and a former Indiana State Vice-Chair of the Libertarian Party was elected as county Treasurer; Clay Whaley, who is a lifelong Jasper County res ...

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Posted on Tuesday, June 20th, 2017 - - - This post has 1,755 views
Posted on Monday, June 19th, 2017 - - - This post has 957 views
Posted on Sunday, June 18th, 2017 - - - This post has 154 views

IBEC buys 100 new Railroad Tanker Cars for $11M

Jack Carlisle, his wife, Jeanette, and his daughters, Lisa Beaman and Michelle Carlisle are the owners of Iroquois Bio-Energy Company (IBEC) in Rensselaer, they are also large scale real estate developers in Wilmington, North Carolina and other locations. Beaman said Monday that when IBEC officials were looking for a rail car manufacturer for tank cars that meet new federal safety requirements, quality and ...

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Posted on Friday, June 16th, 2017 - - - This post has 29 views

Indiana AG Warns of Scam about Tobacco Settlement Funds

INDIANAPOLIS – Attorney General Curtis Hill is warning Hoosiers not to fall for deceptive promotions implying that individual Indiana citizens may receive payments under the terms of the Tobacco Master Settlement. In fact, the Indiana legislature directs the use of those settlement funds for state agencies -- and none of the money goes to individual payments. Specifically, Hoosiers should beware a pitch inv ...

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Posted on Thursday, June 15th, 2017 - - - This post has 588 views

After would be Child Predators Spotted in Rensselaer, RPD offers Safety Tips

The following press release was put out by Rensselaer Police on Thursday June 15 after nearly 2 weeks of investigation by the department. Rensselaer - On June 5, 2017 at 12:14 pm Rensselaer Police were called to the area of the 900 block of E. Washington St for a suspicious vehicle call. Caller told police a shiny black car pulled up and asked the boys if they wanted "candy." The boys told police that the s ...

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Posted on Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 - - - This post has 164 views

Work to Begin on I-65 at Kankakee River Bridge Wednesday June 14

Beginning this Wednesday evening, June 14 at 9 p.m, The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will begin work on I-65 at the Kankakee River Bridge, between Lake and Newton Counties as part of the I-65 Northwest Indiana Expansion project. During this first phase of the project, a portion of the outside lane and shoulder will be resurfaced. During peak hours, 6 a.m. to 9 p.m, two lanes of southbound tr ...

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