Masks have been a controversial topic since the pandemic began. For some, they have no problem wearing a mask wherever, whenever, for they see it as a safety mechanism that everyone should utilize, going as far as to say they won’t ever stop wearing one.

More than 1 million Hoosiers are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and now restrictions, which were implemented to protect residents against the novel coronavirus, are finally being lifted after enduring a yearlong pandemic.

It has officially been one year since COVID-19 officially reached the shores of the United States, the longest “this thing will blow over in two weeks” in history. For something that many speculated to only last 14 days, it’s now been 365, and in that time, numerous populations spent months …

The Town of Vernon was awarded over $1 million from the second round of the Next Level Trails (NLT) program for new trail development. The recipients were announced by Gov. Eric Holcomb and the Director of the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Dan Bortner on Thursday, March 4.

The Indiana State Police Fort Wayne Post recently received a complaint from a local resident advising of what appears to be an ongoing scam solicited via Facebook. This scam involves the offering of a “Child Safety Kit” by clicking on a link provided in the Facebook post.

The Jennings County Classroom Teachers Association (JCCTA) took part in a statewide day of action for public education Wednesday, Feb. 24. Supporters of public education wore black on Wednesday to signify the darkness facing public schools at that time, hoping to spread awareness to the comm…

As the “Crossroads of America,” the Hoosier State’s rail industry is one of the busiest in the nation, holding true to our nickname with thousands of miles of Class I railroad tracks and over 328 million tons of freight moved annually. Our rail system is a source of pride for the Sixth Distr…

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds producers that FSA offers farm ownership and farm operating loans to underserved applicants as well as beginning farmers and ranchers. Underserved or beginning farmers and ranchers who cannot obtain commercial credit…

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Jennings County School Board President Pat Sullivan recently made a passionate plea in opposition to a proposed expansion of school voucher programs — in particular Education Savings Accounts — currently before the Indiana legislature.

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The following are reasons listed by the ISBA and IAPSS, provided to the press by the school board, as to why lawmakers should oppose HB 1005, SB 412 (Information based on public records):

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U.S. Congressman Greg Pence (IN-06) today met with Adjutant General, Brig. Gen. Dale Lyles to discuss the establishment of a Cybersecurity Training Center at Camp Atterbury and the Muscatatuck Urban Training Complex (MUTC) operated by the Indiana National Guard (INNG).

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The personal finance website WalletHub recently named Indiana the second best state in the nation for drivers. WalletHub considered 31 key data points when developing their ranking system including cost of vehicle ownership, gas prices, road quality, commute times, and access to vehicle main…