Truck Driver Cited for Drunk Driving

(Oaktown, IN)–  State Police arrested a California truck driver Tuesday for driving while intoxicated. Police pulled over 54-year-old Darshan Singh of Deli, California for following too closely.   Singh was hauling frozen vegetables from Oaktown to Kendallville when he was stopped. The trooper then smelled alcohol on Singh’s breath. Singh was cited and placed out service […]

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GSH Receives 70-Thousand from Think Pink

(Vincennes, IN)– Officials from the Think Pink Foundation donated 70-thousand dollars last night to Good Samaritan Hospital, and the Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation. The funding comes from various events designed to assist in the fight against breast cancer. Good Samaritan Foundation director Jennifer Pacheco (puh-CHAY-co) says the donation will be used several ways to help […]

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KC Parks Seek Blue Jeans Center Partnership

(Vincennes, IN)– Knox County Parks Superintendent Rama Sobhani is seeking a Department partnership with the Blue Jeans CEnter in Monroe City.  The plan is to place a County Parks presence in southern Knox County. Sobhani says the move would strengthen the Department’s position in the South Knox area… Sobhani is pointing away from physical assistance […]

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New Bank Scam Crops up In Lawrence County

(Lawrenceville, IL)  –  A new scam is making the rounds in Lawrence County, Illinois. Officials from People’s State Bank Report they’ve received several called from customers who have gotten calls about their debit cards. According to the customers, the caller tells them their debit card is being restricted and then asks them for the 16-digit […]

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The slow death of playground ball…

Basketball has always been the game of the streets.  When I was growing up, my basket in the backyard was the scene of many neighborhood battles.  And in the housing subdivision I grew up in, there were good players– no fewer than 10 boys AND girls players from my neighborhood of around 200 played high […]

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