Kaplan University is about to become part of Purdue. University President Mitch Daniels says the school will buy Kaplan and turn it into a new, non-profit online arm of the Purdue system. Purdue will acquire all of Kaplan’s assets, which include 15 campuses and learning centers, 32,000 students and 3,000 employees. Operations will begin once […]
Authorities in Elwood arrested a couple after they received a report of a child in a diaper wondering around with no supervision. Sam Hobbs and Megan Coubert were arrested after authorities obtained a search warrant on their home. There authorities found around 75 grams of crystal meth, more than 3 pounds of marijuana, 7 firearms, […]
Local communities are looking to get ahead of a bill that changes the way towns regulate wireless support structure right of way. The Pendleton Town Council will meet at 9:30 this morning and the Ingalls Town Council will also have a special meeting at 5:30 this afternoon. The idea is to protect public right of […]
An Anderson youth program coordinator has been sentenced to two years in prison. But under a Continuum of Sanctions Program, 37-year-old Larry L. McClendon will be allowed serve his sentence in Madison County Community Corrections. He was one of multiple assailants who beat a man outside an Anderson bar in August
A Muncie man who has spent much of the 21st century behind bars faces a possible return to prison. 62-year-old Michael Duane Ferguson is accused of twice selling crack to an agent for the Delaware County Sheriffâs Drug Task Force. The Star Press reports that Ferguson was sentenced to 28 years in prison in February […]
Governor Eric Holcomb has signed a bill that will expand Indianaâs Pre-K pilot program. The ‘On My Way’ Pre-K program will expand from five to 20 counties across the state. The new legislation will also increase funding for early education programs by $10 million a year.
According to a release from the Delaware County Engineering Department, County Road 650-E between C.R. 500-N and Reynard Road will be closed to traffic 9 a.m.-3 p.m. tomorrow, while a private contractor installs a drain tile under the road.
Blackford County is now in taking a proactive stance in helping offenders who are suffering from substance abuse or mental illness. The county officially has begun offering services to inmates needing assistance through Recovery Works, a statewide program overseen by the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration’s Division of Mental Health and Addiction.
Actor Rob Loweâs planned speech at the Indiana college from which both of his parents graduated has been postponed. Lowe was scheduled visit DePauw University in Greencastle this coming Monday to give a lecture, but the school announced this week that a scheduling conflict arose. DePauw says it will attempt to reschedule the appearance in […]
Today is a day off for students at Yorktown Community Schools. Today is an unused snow-day built in to the school calendar. Students will enjoy the three day weekend and head back to classes Monday for the last 19 days of the school year.