10:08 a.m. — Teresa Barnes, 900 S. Meridian St., reported a break-in and theft.
6:51 a.m. — Gus Ochs, 616 W. Main St., reported a 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer was struck overnight. A field report was written.
11:36 p.m. — Sheriff’s dispatch reported a utility pole had been struck at Sugarland Road, east of SR 57N, and people were without power. Cable lines also were reported down.
10:48 a.m. — Helen Harmon, 75, 1108 State St., was northbound on N.E. Second Street in a 2006 Buick Lucerne registered to Jerry Harmon. When she approached the stop sign at E. VanTrees Street, her foot slipped off the brake causing her to enter the intersection and collide with a 1995 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite driven by Richard D. Remmel, 73, 1209 Winbrook Ln.
Remmel was eastbound on E. VanTrees Street, and the collision forced both vehicles into the corner of Home Building Savings and Loan. No injuries were reported. Damage was estimated between $10,000 and $25,000.
2:55 p.m. — City police were dispatched to an accident at Bedford Road and N.E. 12th Street, where they found a 2000 Ford Explorer registered to Tim L. Cassidy, 1573W 150N, had struck a utility pole and stop sign. Terri L. Campbell, 40, 1573W 150N, was sitting outside the vehicle.
Though Campbell’s story was inconsistent, witnesses told officers Campbell had been driving, was on the wrong side of the road at one point, had struck a pole and sped away, then struck the second pole and the stop sign. A “no parking” sign also was damaged near the first pole, which had been snapped in half.
Campbell failed a field sobriety test, but a portable breath test registered 00.0 percent. She was arrested and charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated/controlled substance, driving while suspended with a prior and leaving the scene of an accident.
No injuries were reported. Damage was estimated between $10,000 and $25,000.
11:06 p.m. — A caller advised she hit a deer with her minivan on U.S. 50E in the westbound lane.
9:26 a.m. — A caller advised he witnessed an attempted poaching by a male in a black or dark blue Dodge truck. The male was hanging out the window with a shotgun aimed at a deer, but when the subject saw the caller, they sped off on CR 550S toward SR 57.
Jail Population: 149
- Local News
Wednesday's police report
CITY REPORT Tuesday 2:12 p.m. - Joe Johnson, 403 Ogdon St., said a padlock was thrown through the passenger side window of his truck, also damaging his windshield. Extra patrol was given. 5:53 a.m. - A female caller reported items taken from a reside
- VU announces online scholarship
- First Baptist fills baskets with help from Fitness
- Area Briefs
- Sports Briefs
- Wednesday's police report
Wednesday's Funeral Notices
CHARLEY CREAGMILE -- The funeral for Charley W. Creagmile was at 2 p.m. Monday at Poindexter-McClure Funeral Home, Odon Chapel. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery. Pallbearers were Chris Powers, Paul Bennett, Eric Townsend, Jesse Sircy, Mikey Morse and
- Tuesday's Funeral Notices
- Delphine Weathers
- Barbara Longest
- Wednesday's Funeral Notices
- Local Sports
South Knox beats Loogootee for first time since 2009
LOOGOOTEE -- South Knox hadn't beaten Loogootee in boys basketball in quite some time, but that's why they play the games. South Knox (2-1) defeated Loogootee (2-3) 40-27 Tuesday night at Jack Butcher Arena behind a balanced scoring attack that featu
- Vikings pick up Blue Chip win over North Knox
- Hatchets fall at Princeton Invitational
- Cougars fall short against Rivet
- Vikings take down Tecumseh
- South Knox beats Loogootee for first time since 2009
- Community News
100th year for Hornaday Park
2013 is the centennial birth year for Hornady Park. Finis Hornady, the park's namesake, owned a 360 acre farm and donated the most scenic 56 acres for a park, the other acreage being donated for the care of orphans. In 1923 Petersburg citizens plant
- Here area a few ways to stay prepared for winter storms
- Tornado victims need to report damage
- Barr-Reeve kindergarten class help less fortunate
- Community Calendar
- 100th year for Hornaday Park
- The "Z" Watch
Five myths about the future of Obamacare
Both liberals and conservatives believe they are seeing the light at the end of the tunnel with the Affordable Care Act.
December 17, 2013
- VIDEO: Mega Millions $636 million jackpot spurs charitable thoughts
- AAA expects U.S. holiday travel to reach record high
- Five myths about the future of Obamacare
- State News
Legislator pushes for public disclosure of former meth homes
INDIANAPOLIS – State Rep. Wendy McNamara knew methamphetamine was a scourge on her district in southwestern Indiana, but the damaging effects of the drug really hit her when she met a real estate appraiser who’d suffered lung damage after visiting a
- Bird statue to be unveiled in Terre Haute
- Pence announces school safety grants
- Legislator pushes for public disclosure of former meth homes
Movie preview: “Anchorman: The Legend Continues”
Plot: Popular San Diego television newsman Ron Burgundy pulls up stakes with his team in order to move to New York City and launch the first ever 24-hour news network.
- Movie preview: “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug”
- Movie preview: “Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas”
- Movie preview: “Anchorman: The Legend Continues”