| Aug 9, 2011
| 9:18 PM
As we try to enjoy the last few weeks of summer vacation, the school bells are blaring in the distance. If we're not being reminded of how much it's going to cost us to buy a backpack and load it up with the school supplies once actually supplied by...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 5:45 PM
You see it on street signs, along alley ways and on the side of buildings. Graffiti is often the most obvious sign of gang activity in a neighborhood. For law enforcement, it's much more than an eyesore, though.
Purdue researches have created a new...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 2:51 PM
Health care workers are still finishing up rounds of back to school immunizations but for everyone else, it's already time to start thinking about flu vaccinations.
"Does it seem a little early to be talking about it? Yes it does, but I understand it,...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 9:27 AM
The Visiting Nurse Service at Franciscan St. Francis Health is offering an early shot at obtaining flu vaccines at the hospital’s Indianapolis campus Friday.
The drive-thru flu shots are a convenient way for elderly patients, mothers and...
| Oct 21, 2011
The Hagerstown YMCA Achievers recently visited the new granite monument erected in honor of the late civil rights leader, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., in Washington, D.C.
A tour guide gave a brief talk about the construction of the monument, and...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 2:24 PM
Dry, clear weather was scarce last spring and summer, but we certainly are getting our fair share of it now, allowing the harvest of corn and soybeans to rush full speed ahead. For spring-calving cattle producers, next year's calving season might be...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 8:00 PM
A growing number of whooping cough cases have been reported in Hamilton County.
A total of seven cases of pertussis have been reported at five Hamilton Southeastern schools.
The bacteria is spread through coughing and sneezing. Some people can get it...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 2:21 PM
In 2008, Kirk Forbes daughter, Kristen, died of cervical cancer. She contracted the Human Papillomavirus, or HPV. She was just 23, and had just graduated from college. After her death, the Forbes wrote a book, "Love, Kristen."
"It was meant to be a...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 7:34 PM
This week, many Indiana schools began sending kids home if they failed to show proof of their state-required immunizations. The move comes in response to a state law, which was in place last year but wasn't enforced by all.
Though more schools are on...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 3:13 PM
Indianapolis Public School officials are turning away thousands of students because their parents can't show proof of state-required immunizations. Officials estimated between 3,500 and 4,000 students were still out of compliance on Tuesday.
| Sep 22, 2011
| 9:00 PM
• The Maugansville Ruritan Pancake Breakfast Saturday from 6:30 to 11 a.m. Tickets cost $5.50 for adults, $3 for those ages 6-12 and are free for those 5 and younger.
For more information, call 301-791-5432.
• The third annual...