PERU – Ethan Manning, president of the Miami County Council and head of the county’s Republican Party, announced Monday his candidacy for state representative in House District 23, which includes most of Miami County and parts of Cass and Fulton counties.
INDIANAPOLIS – State Rep. Bill Friend, R-Macy, announced Friday he will not seek re-election this year after a 26-year run representing Miami County and the surrounding area in House District 23.
PERU – A woman who fled to Peru Wednesday told police her boyfriend had beat her earlier in the day and then threatened to kill her, her dog and her entire family before he was apprehended by a SWAT team in Lake County.
PERU – Child services removed a baby from the home of a Peru woman who told police she shook her infant child as a joke to get the baby to throw up on a man she met on a dating website, according to police.
PERU - The Miami County Board of Zoning Appeals. It’s the place residents or companies go to get approval for special zoning variances or conditional land uses for their property.
PERU – Miami County officials say a switch to a new insurance provider in 2015 has saved taxpayers more than $4.1 million over the last three years and finally brought spending on employees’ health coverage under control.
Maconaquah Elementary School fourth-grade teachers and students continued a young tradition this week by participating in Christmas Around the World.
PERU – A group of Miami County landowners are pushing back against a proposed 33-mile bike and walking trail along the Wabash River that would connect the cities of Huntington and Peru.
BUNKER HILL – An officer at Miami Correctional Facility was hospitalized earlier this month after prison officials say an inmate serving time on a child molesting conviction violently beat the officer with a “lock in the sock.”
PERU – A 12-year-old Peru girl was killed Tuesday morning in a three-vehicle crash after police say a semi driver ran a red light on U.S. 24 just north of Peru.
PERU -- Rick Brown, an Indiana State Police sergeant and Air Force veteran, has announced he is running for Miami County sheriff in the 2018 primary election on the Republican ticket.
BUNKER HILL – Bunker Hill is once again without a police department after the town council fired the marshal earlier this month for conduct unbecoming a police officer less than a year after he was hired.
PERU – The Miami County Planning and Building Commission Wednesday voted to create a study committee to review the county’s wind farm ordinance after local residents expressed concerns about a project that could bring 75 turbines to the northern part of the county.
Miami County Deputies say a 33-year-old Kokomo man was chased out of a house by a person with a gun after he was discovered fondling a 5-year-old girl.
GALVESTON – State police say a 19-year-old Kokomo man tried to grab guns off of two state troopers after he was arrested Saturday for breaking out a window at his girlfriend’s house.
This Week's Circulars
- GM lays off last temp workers at Kokomo plant
- 100 carcasses found on farm leads to warning
- Forever a Wildkat
- Gun discharges; boy, dad shot
- Bowden Flowers closes, sells customer info to Jefferson House of Flowers
- Two rob Lucky Mart at gunpoint
- Dollar General not yet 'committed' to north end
- Amish Acres auction drawing nationwide interest
- 3 teenagers arrested in Dec. 2019 homicide
- 2 injured in Tipton crash