In their third year of offering activities aimed at expanding knowledge in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and Ivy Tech Community College are planning STEM summer camps for area students in a new format for 2020. 

In their third year of offering activities aimed at expanding knowledge in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and Ivy Tech Community College are planning STEM summer camps for area students in a new format for 2020. 

INDIANAPOLIS — The state’s award of a $17.9 million contract for operating dozens of coronavirus testing sites across Indiana came weeks after a company executive gave $50,000 to the governor’s reelection campaign.

The following students have earned a place on the Bon Air high honor roll and regular honor roll for the grading period ending March 6:

The following students have earned a place on the Bon Air high honor roll and regular honor roll for the grading period ending March 6:

Archie “Jr.” Whitton had just had his haircut at Jeff’s Barber Shop at around 4 p.m. Tuesday. The next minute, he was lying face down in the parking lot, nearly dead after suffering a massive heart attack.

In coming weeks, the United States Department of Agriculture will begin accepting financial relief applications from farmers who report losses related to COVID-19.

For what felt like the first time in forever, Taylor Community School Corp. students saw many of their teachers, administrators and bus drivers during two parades over the course of three days.

INDIANAPOLIS – Amid falling revenues caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Eric Holcomb has asked state agencies to plan for 15% budget cuts for fiscal year 2021.

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, area high schools have had to postpone or cancel their graduation ceremonies. Schools from Tipton and Miami counties have begun to make decisions about their graduations during the fluid situation.

INDIANAPOLIS — More than 40% of Indiana’s COVID-19 deaths can be traced back to the hundreds of long-term facilities that care for the most vulnerable Hoosiers, but the state doesn’t breakdown the information by type of facility or track testing of facility staffers.

WALTON - The Walton Public Library will open to the public on June 2, according to a press release.

INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Eric Holcomb and the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration have announced a plan to fund a nearly $1 million distribution of a drug that helps to reverse the effect of an opioid overdose.

The Kokomo Police Department is asking the public for help in identifying a man they believe is connected to a burglary at an east side business Wednesday afternoon.

INDIANAPOLIS – Four Hoosiers filed a lawsuit in the Marion County Superior Court to ask for a ruling on a question the Indiana Supreme Court dodged earlier this week.

INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Eric Holcomb’s newest executive order, released Thursday afternoon, differed slightly from the changes announced at Wednesday’s press conference.

Only the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library Russiaville branch is closed on Wednesdays. The KHCPL Main and South branches will be open 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

After intense discussion and diligent planning, Purdue Extension announced May 15 that 4-H fairs can be held this year. The fairs can take place after the Purdue University restrictions on face-to-face events end June 30, as long as they fall in line with the state’s Back on Track plan.

INDIANAPOLIS — All but three of Indiana’s 92 counties will move into Gov. Eric Holcomb’s third phase for reopening Friday, two days ahead of his previously announced timeline.

The following students have made the honor roll or regular honor roll at Central Middle School for the grading period ending March 6:

INDIANAPOLIS — Former U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita announced Wednesday that he’s entering the Indiana attorney general’s race, saying he will challenge embattled Attorney General Curtis Hill because his fellow Republican has been “wounded” by allegations that he drunkenly groped a state lawmaker an…

Kokomo-Howard County Public Library and the Kokomo Family YMCA will reopen, with restrictions, starting next week.

Ivy Tech Community College has announced how it plans on handling the Fall 2020 semester. Currently, classes are set to begin Aug. 24. The college will be having face-to-face classes once again but will also offer online courses.

INDIANAPOLIS — A child advocacy group is praising a federal judge’s decision that allows most of a lawsuit to move forward accusing Indiana’s child welfare agency of inadequately protecting thousands of children in its care.

The Fiat Chrysler plants in Kokomo and Tipton are set to restart next Tuesday, and the company has already brought back some team leaders and skilled-trade workers to prepare for relaunching the factories.

INDIANAPOLIS — A dime-size nanochip developed by a world-renowned researcher who recently relocated to Indianapolis could help transform the practice of medicine. It could also turn Indianapolis into a manufacturing and research hub for radically new disease and trauma treatment techniques.

INDIANAPOLIS — Lawyers for Attorney General Curtis Hill say Gov. Eric Holcomb has no right to intervene in the disciplinary case that led to Hill having his law license suspended for 30 days beginning today.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A white Indiana state lawmaker has been removed from two committees after posting a meme that showed black children in diapers dancing with the caption, “We gon’ get free money!”

As the stay-at-home order slowly eases, churches have found themselves precariously in between open and closed. Under Gov. Eric Holcomb's reopening plan, stage 2 allows gatherings of up to 25 people, which leaves churches in a bind.

SANTA CLAUS, Ind. — A southern Indiana amusement park plans to begin reopening the popular destination in mid-June with reduced capacity, a virtual queuing system and other safeguards against the coronavirus.

INDIANAPOLIS — Nearly 300,000 Hoosiers have filed unemployment claims since the coronavirus pandemic hit Indiana, with $1.4 billion in benefits paid out to claimants through the Department of Workforce Development.

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