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News in Hancock County, Indiana

Hancock County prepares for Ebola in Indiana
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:35:52 -0700

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Hancock County public safety and healthcare workers are preparing just in case an Ebola patient ends up in Central Indiana. The county’s 911 dispatchers are now asking all people calling with medical concerns if they’ve traveled internationally in the past two months.

Proposed pipeline to cut thru 2 local counties
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:04:14 -0700

HANCOCK COUNTY, Ill. – Permits are scheduled to be filed soon for the Dakota Access Pipeline, a 1,100 mile, 30-inch diameter pipeline that will connect the rapidly expanding Bakken and Three Forks production areas in North Dakota to Patoka, Ill., located in the south central part of the state.

Officials: Hancock Co. underage drinking task force is working
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 20:20:49 -0700

HANCOCK COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) – Almost a year and a half ago, Hancock County started up a concentrated task force aimed at cutting down underage drinking.

Area home sales snap year-old losing streak
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 09:24:40 -0700

Central Indiana ended a one-year slump in home sales in September, recording its first monthly increase in home-sale agreements since August 2013.

HALLOWEEN 2014: Trick-or-treat hours in your area
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:15:16 -0700

Check below for the trick-or-treat hours in your area. If you don’t see your city posted, fill out the form and we’ll get back to you. Boone County: Lebanon: Oct. 31 6:30-8:30 p.m. Whitestown: Oct. 31 5:30-9 p.m. Zionsville: Oct. 31 5:30-8:30 p.m. Clinton County: Frankfort: Oct. 31 5-8 p.m. Delaware County: Muncie: Oct. 31 5-9 […]

Handcuffed man escapes from Indiana jail guard
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 06:33:28 -0700

Authorities say a handcuffed man escaped after breaking away from a guard while being led into a central Indiana jail.

YWCA teams up with police to prevent domestic violence deaths
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:59:51 -0700

The YWCA North Central Indiana announced new initiatives Wednesday aimed to prevent domestic violence deaths in our community in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Man caught day after escape from Indiana jailer
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:09:53 -0700

Officials say a man who escaped from a central Indiana jail guard while handcuffed has been caught.

Crews clean up hundreds of pumpkins spilled in Sullivan Co. crash
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:05:38 -0700

Workers spent hours unloading hundreds of pumpkins from a semitrailer that slid down an embankment along a southwestern Indiana highway.

Area homebuilding permits up slightly in September
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 08:54:47 -0700

Permit filings for home construction in central Indiana increased 1 percent in September, marking a small jump following two months of declining activity in the local homebuilding market.