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  • Meth tip leads to arrest
    Sunday, June 28, 2015 10:48 PM

    A tip from an anonymous caller regarding a possible meth lab led to one arrest Saturday evening.

    Richard Scott Francis, 51, of Crawfordsville was arrested Saturday evening and preliminarily charged with manufacturing / dealing methamphetamine, maintaining a common nuisance and dumping controlled substance waste.

    According to the blotter report, dispatch received the call at 4:21 p.m. that there may be a meth lab in the 400 block of East 300 South. The caller wished to remain anonymous and did not divulge any more details. State law enforcement officers and Montgomery County Sheriff officers responded.

  • Sunday, June 28, 2015 10:45 PM
  • Friday, June 26, 2015 6:41 PM

    Vincennes University students were honored at the end of the spring semester for their achievements during the 2014-15 academic year.

    Jacob Henley, Crawfordsville, is the recipient of Vincennes University’s Controlled Excellence Award for the Diesel Technology Program. Jacob received his associate degree in Diesel Technology from VU last spring. The son of Phil and Jill Henley of Crawfordsville, Jacob is a 2013 graduate of Southmont High School.

  • C’ville has an Edge on IT
    Friday, June 26, 2015 6:40 PM

    Edge Information Technology has had a presence in Montgomery County for more than 11 years, as of Friday, the company has a new, physical presence in Crawfordsville.

    Owner, President and Lead Consultant Ryan Edgell said that the company chose Crawfordsville for the company’s new location for several reasons. He said that it is cheaper to operate in Crawfordsville in contrast with the other office locations in Lafayette and Indianapolis. He said that the company has lots of clients in the area, including several businesses in the county as well as the Crawfordsville Police and Fire Departments and the Montgomery County government. 

  • Friday, June 26, 2015 6:39 PM

    The New Hoosier State passenger train will make its debut run from Chicago the night of July 1. In celebration of a new era of public transportation in Indiana, the City of Crawfordsville will sponsor a community reception on July 1 at the Amtrak Station (400 N. Green Street). The event will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. 

  • Friday, June 26, 2015 6:38 PM

    Indiana law specifies the times and places Hoosiers can use fireworks.

    State Fire Marshal Jim Greeson offers the following reminders to help foster safe and legal fireworks use.

    When Fireworks Can Be Used On and Around July 4

  • Community Foundation obtains grants
    Friday, June 26, 2015 6:38 PM

    First Merchants Charitable Foundation, Inc. has awarded its annual grants to local charitable organizations in Montgomery County and five other counties across Indiana. The foundation awarded the grants for Montgomery County totaling $7,150 to the Montgomery County Community Foundation. The First Merchants Charitable Foundation Fund/Lafayette Bank and Trust Fund with the Montgomery County Community Foundation began in 2002 and the endowment has grown to over $275,000 with grants from the fund totaling nearly $60,000. A portion of the grant from First Merchants was awarded to the Sugar Creek Players Fund which began in 1994 with the Montgomery County Community Foundation and has provided over $16,000 in grants to support the Sugar Creek Players and the Vanity Theater.

  • HHSB welcomes new employee
    Friday, June 26, 2015 6:37 PM

    Hoosier Heartland State Bank welcomes Danielle Kinkead to the Hoosier Heartland Financial Services family. Her office is located in the Crawfordsville South branch on US 231 South.

    “We are extremely happy to have Dani on board,” stated Terry Daniels, Financial Consultant at Hoosier Heartland Financial Services. “Her experience will be a tremendous asset to our clients.”

    Danielle and husband Brad have two daughters, Morgan and Emma and live in New Ross.

    Interests and hobbies include attending children’s sporting events. Kinkead also volunteers as a committee member with the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer.

    “I am looking forward to getting to know our clients better,” stated Kinkead. “HHFS is such a great community-oriented place to work and I really look forward to diving in. I look forward to helping people plan for their futures.”


  • Friday, June 26, 2015 6:34 PM
  • Friday, June 26, 2015 6:33 PM

    Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health – Crawfordsville's Advanced Wound Healing Center relocated from the main hospital building to Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health's Diagnostic and Surgical Center on Wednesday and Thursday then reopened to patient care on Friday.

    The Diagnostic and Surgical Center is located at 1660 Lafayette Road, just south of the main hospital building.

    The new location at the Diagnostic and Surgical Center will offer space for treatment rooms and services, as well as hyperbaric oxygen therapy services. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy services will begin later this summer.


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