Southern Indiana Local News Wire

The Collegiate Commons has put together a local news aggregator for southern Indiana to make keeping up with local news and events easier.

East-Central Indiana

Wayne County Info

  • Dublin – Reminder Sent by Dublin Hydrant flushing will run from April 15th to 19th, 2024. You may have low water pressure or discoloration. Run water for 2-4 mins before doing laundry. Sorry for the inconvenience.
  • There are a few ways voters can avoid Election Day crowds. Early voting began April 9 at Wayne County Courthouse, and there might just be one or two voters, if any, there at any given time. And, some residents qualify to vote from the comfort of their home. Those who are eligible to cast absentee […]
  • In a world filled with challenges and opportunities, the act of giving holds a special place. Donating, whether in the form of money, time, or resources, not only makes a significant impact on the person, but also brings about profound changes in the lives of the donors themselves. The post The Power of Giving Back: How Donating Makes a Difference […]
  • April 12, 2024 — Reid Health Foundation's "Kaleidoscope — Let's Have a Ball" brought members of the community together to raise a record-breaking contribution toward…
  • Town of Milton – Alert Sent by Town of Milton The Milton-Washington Volunteer Fire Department and Parks Board is going to hold a boot drive, to help raise money for the new park, TOMORROW, SATURDAY, April 12, starting at 8:00am! Step out and support your community! Have a wonderful weekend, and thank you kindly!
  • Two years after extensive damage to the historic Capitol Hill Cemetery, most of the vandalism has been repaired, and the man who’s doing the work plans to return this spring and finish it.  On April 1, 2022, police and two of the volunteers who had spent years working to preserve Cambridge City’s earliest public cemetery […]

Western Wayne News

  • There are a few ways voters can avoid Election Day crowds. Early voting began April 9 at Wayne County Courthouse, and there might just be one or two voters, if any, there at any given time. And, some residents qualify to vote from the comfort of their home. Those who are eligible to cast absentee […]
  • Two years after extensive damage to the historic Capitol Hill Cemetery, most of the vandalism has been repaired, and the man who’s doing the work plans to return this spring and finish it.  On April 1, 2022, police and two of the volunteers who had spent years working to preserve Cambridge City’s earliest public cemetery […]
  • Alumni and friends of three local colleges and universities are invited to wear spirit gear, share memories, reconnect with friends and consider donating toward fundraising campaigns on special days. IU East All Indiana University campuses are celebrating IU Day on April 17. IU East is raising money for various needs, including its Chancellor’s Fund for […]
  • Hagerstown became the first community to sign onto a program that might bring $8 million to Wayne County. Town Council agreed on April 1 to provide a letter of interest for the county’s Stellar Pathways application. It’s a funding program from the Office of Community and Rural Affairs which encourages regional cooperation on projects that […]
  • A five-month cleanup effort has removed most traces of last April’s devastating plastics fire from two of three North West F Street properties involved. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency removed about 4,800 tons of debris from the two city-owned sites — at 310 and 358 N.W. F St. — Mayor Ron Oler told Richmond Common […]
  • Indiana’s public access counselor has received a formal complaint about the Abington Township trustee and advisory board regarding an alleged violation of the state’s open door law for government meetings. The complaint was lodged by a former Abington Township Volunteer Fire Department member who has provided the complaint and response from the state agency. He […]
  • In order to adequately prepare, Wayne County’s public school districts want to have nearly accurate counts for fall preschool and kindergarten enrollment before school lets out for summer. Thus, many are organizing enrollment events to help kids and parents get acquainted with the building and turn in necessary paperwork. Although each district handles its own […]
  • Richmond Power & Light customers are urged to use the SmartHub online tool to monitor and manage their accounts. General Manager Tony Foster explained the digital system during the RP&L board’s April 1 meeting. Richmond Common Council members comprise the RP&L board. Foster said that since the utility began using SmartHub in 2021, it mails […]

Southeast Indiana


  • East Central High School has announced their 3rd Quarter Honor Roll. Exempolary Honor Roll Sarah Albrinc Andrew Alderucci Tyler Allison Grace Amburgey Paiton Anthony Ava Arnult Gabriel Auwbrey Braidyn Back Aj Beard Keaton Beck Myranda […]
  • Henry Gerald Urash, four day old son of Douglas “Spencer” and Courtney (Nee: Meadows) Urash, passed away Saturday March 30, 2024, at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is survived by […]
  • Joseph E. “Joe” Hampton, 71, of Indianapolis, passed away on Wednesday, April 10, 2024, at his home. Joe was born on September 4, 1952, in Indianapolis, Indiana, he was the son of Richard E. and […]
  • Bernard J. Amberger, age 93 of Morris, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, April 10, 2024, at Margaret Mary Health in Batesville, Indiana.  Born March 31, 1931, in Connersville, Indiana, he is the son of Jacob and […]
  • (Franklin County, IN) – Franklin County Public Libraries are collecting solar eclipse glasses. The Brookville and Laurel libraries are serving as drop off points until Saturday. April 27 for gently used glasses. They’ll be sent […]
  • (Southeastern IN) – Spring 2024 property taxes are due next month. Tax bills that have been mailed to property owners include statements for the May and November payments, and are the only bill you’ll receive […]
  • (Decatur County, IN) – The Decatur County Sheriff’s Office is warning of a Facebook Marketplace scam circulating around the county. There were no specifics given about the scam. However, deputies urge you to verify information […]


  • Decatur County Commissioners Agenda April 15, 20248 am WelcomeTitle VI FormsPledgePrayer –Review April 1st minutesApproval of Claims and Payroll Claims Todd Houk, Highway Department Kenny Buening, Building Inspector Krista Duvall, APC – Ordinances Teresa Kovacich, […]
  • Pauline M. Ponsler, 87, of Greensburg passed away on April 9, 2024.  She was born on December 18, 1936 in Greensburg. Pauline was the daughter of Harley Bertice and Estella (Kruse) Colson, who raised her […]
  • Girls Varsity Track finishes 1st place at Tri meet vs Oldenburg and Morristown Tuesday, April 9, 2024 Place Points 1 57 After a long 3 day weekend The Lady Chargers we able to pull off […]
  • “Indiana is leading the way in future-focused investments in our economy and in our communities, ensuring that all Hoosiers of today and tomorrow have the opportunity to prosper,” said Gov. Holcomb. “READI has already resulted […]
  • April 11, 2024 — Accelerate Rural Indiana (ARI) will receive $30 million from the state to solidify Interstate 74’s southeastern corridor as a top destination for talent. ARI will receive over $300 per capita of READI […]
  • Congresswoman Erin Houchin Introduces Resolution to Stop FDIC Climate Rule Washington, D.C.  – Congresswoman Erin Houchin (R-IN) introduced a resolution aimed at halting the implementation of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s (FDIC) recent climate rule. […]
  • Gov. Holcomb to travel to Brazil, Mexico to target global growth inagbiosciences innovation, leadership INDIANAPOLIS – Governor Eric J. Holcomb will lead an international economic development trip to Brazil and Mexico next week to cultivate […]

Register Publications

  • LAWRENCEBURG – Can three mayors of small cities in Southeast Indiana work together? The post Mayors discuss projects and other issues appeared first on Register Publications.
  • GREENDALE – The Dearborn County Anti-Litter Initiative will have a litter clean-up on State Line Road hill from 9 a.m.-noon on Saturday, April 13. The clean-up will take place between the two entrances to Augusta Drive, including State Line hill. That portion of State Line Road will be closed during this time. Detour is Augusta […]
  • The Bright Lions Club will award $1,000 scholarships to three high school seniors who will attend an accredited college or trade school. Students should send a one-page letter detailing their GPA, extracurricular activities and community services work. Include your name, home address, phone number, current high school and information on your college or future education […]
  • RISING SUN – The Rising Sun Methodist Church is collecting items for its April 26-27 yard sale. Items can be dropped off at the church starting on Monday, April 22. Contact Connie Hueber at 812-655-1664 or leave a message at the church at 812-438-4431 to make arrangements. The RSMC sponsors this annual yard sale to […]
  • Early voting for the May 7 primary is available in both Ohio and Dearborn counties. In Ohio County, early voting is open from 8:30 a.m.-4:15 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday in the commissioners room at the courthouse; no voting on Wednesdays as the courthouse is closed. There will be early voting from 8 […]
  • To celebrate National Agriculture Day, the Dearborn County Farm Bureau Inc. is sponsoring a milk giveaway at the Dillsboro Family Market, 12730 Main St. The giveaway starts at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 27, and will last until 11 a.m. or until the milk is gone. The post Milk giveaway appeared first on Register Publications.
  • Please use Honor Roll in a header like Briefly The post Oldenburg Academy Honor Roll appeared first on Register Publications.
  • RISING SUN – The Rising Sun Regional Foundation has awarded a total of $248,439 in new grants in the first quarter of 2024.These grants included:● $20,000 to Amy Irons Meyer Foundation for shade toppers at Aurora Dog Park;● $15,000 to the city of Rising Sun for a new welcome sign;● $6,927 to Heart House for […]


South-Central Indiana

Madison Courier

The 812

WIKI 95.3

WSCH 99.3

News and Tribune


Southeast Indiana

Crothersville Times

  • by Curt Kovener
    While television, radio, cellphones, and internet connected devices were alerting Crothersville residents of a possible tornado last Tuesday afternoon, the town’s weather alert siren remained silent. According to town councilman Jason Hillenburg, electric relays in the old town fire siren failed at some point and wouldn’t allow the county dispatch to activate the siren to […]
  • by Curt Kovener
    Olivia P Tucker Times Reporter Scott County Board of Commissioners discussed options for the Austin Parks Board at their regular meeting on April 3. Austin Parks Board Member JD Buchanan asked the commissioners if there was a decision for helping out with funding on the newly built park in the Spicertown area in west Austin. […]
  • by Curt Kovener
    The Jackson County Republican Party will host the 2024 Lincoln Day Dinner on Monday, April 29, at The Copper Top, 100 St. Louis Ave., in Seymour. Featured speakers for the evening will be the Gubernatorial Candidates: Suzanne Crouch, Eric Doden, Curtis Hill, Brad Chambers, Mike Braun and Jamie Reitenour. Doors open at 5 p.m., Social […]
  • by Curt Kovener
    All alumni of Cortland High School are cordially invited to attend the school’s annual Alumni Banquet held at Pewter Hall, in Brownstown on Sunday, April 28, starting at 1:00 p.m. The afternoon will include time to visit with classmates plus a business meeting and an auction of original class pictures that hung in the school. […]
  • by Curt Kovener
    Tickets are now on sale for Jackson County Community Theatre’s production of the Ken Ludwig comedy, “Leading Ladies” at the Royal Off-the-Square Theatre, 121 W. Walnut St., in Brownstown. Performance dates are April 19, 20, 26, and 27, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday April 21, at 2:30 p.m. As the story begins, two English Shakespearean […]
  • by Curt Kovener
    LEGAL NOTICE The following will be sold for charges: 574 W MOONGLO RD SCOTTSBURG On 04/26/2024 @ 09:00 AM 2006 KAWASAKI JKAZXCD166A017163 $2,275.00 4/10 hspaxlp LEGAL NOTICE CARR TOWNSHIP, JACKSON COUNTY, INDIANA CASH & INVESTMENTS COMBINED STATEMENT – 2023 Beginning Ending Cash Fund Cash Fund Balance 2023 2023 Balance Funds 1/1/23 Receipts Disburs 12/31/23 Rainy […]
  • by Curt Kovener
    by: Leslie Bonilla Muñiz Indiana Capital Chonicle The day after the August 2017 solar eclipse spanned the country, Ginger Murphy got a phone call. The Chicago-area caller wanted to reserve 40 rooms at a Hoosier state park lodge for an eclipse due to darken skies above Indiana nearly seven years later. “I went, ‘Huh?’” said […]
  • by Curt Kovener
    Area property owners will soon be receiving their annual property tax bills for local governmental services. Jackson County Jackson County Treasurer Kathy Hohenstreiter announced that property tax bills payable in 2024 are expected to be mailed next week. “Tax rates have been certified and tax bills are expected to be mailed next Tuesday, April 9,” […]

Brown County Democrat

  • The Brown County Extension Homemakers will be holding a Pie Crust Workshop at 5 p.m. Thursday in the Exhibit Hall (green building) at the Brown County Fairgrounds. The post The Brown County Extension Homemakers’ Pie Crust Workshop Thursday appeared first on Brown County Democrat.
  • Scott Dick Manager of Construction Services at USI Consultants Inc. was appointed as the new member of the Nashville Town Council at the council meeting Wecdnesday. The post Scott Dick takes vacant seat on council appeared first on Brown County Democrat.
  • COLUMBUS The post Patricia Ellen Privert (Cline) appeared first on Brown County Democrat.
  • NASHVILLE The post James Woodrow Goodman, Jr. appeared first on Brown County Democrat.
  • NASHVILLE The post Leigh Frasher appeared first on Brown County Democrat.
  • Brown County Theatre Department is gearing up for the upcoming spring musical, Little Shop of Horrors with opening night on Friday at 7 p.m. in the Brown County High School Auditorium. The post Student theater group bringing ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ to stage this Friday appeared first on Brown County Democrat.
  • For one brief moment, well, maybe a little more than three minutes, all the noise from social media faded into the background. Downtown Nashville came aglow with street and store lights and overhead, the totality of the eclipse thrilled all. The crowds might not have lived up to expectations, but the sights in the heavens […]
  • Hey Brown County, it’s Dakota again. Guess who’s back, back again? — Did I totally just age myself with that song reference? Eighties, ‘90s and 2000s babies, you know what I’m talking about. The post Where’s There? Do you know where Dakota is? appeared first on Brown County Democrat.

The Seymour Tribune

  • SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Google on Friday began removing California news websites from some people’s search results, a test that acted as a threat should the state Legislature pass a law requiring the search giant to pay media companies for linking to their content. Google announced the move in a blog post on Friday, calling […]
  • CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Yes, there is something quite wry about the fact Allen Iverson was immortalized in his crossover pose at — of all sites — the Philadelphia 76ers’ practice facility. Practice. Not where the Sixers play their games. Practice. Almost 22 years after AI ranted about “practice” 22 times in an often-spoofed news […]
  • “The Talk” is ending its long-running daytime conversation. The CBS talk show will end in December after 15 seasons, the network announced Friday. “The Talk” was created by actor Sara Gilbert with the idea of a group of female hosts speaking about hot topics and current events, much like ABC’s “The View.” Gilbert said in […]
  • It was opening points night on April 6 at the Brownstown Speedway and the running of the annual Ira Bastin Memorial” featuring the Northern Allstars Late Model Dirt Series for Slicker Graphics Super Late Models. There were 39 Super Late Models on hand gunning for the $5000 top prize. Continue reading at Seymour Tribune.
  • WASHINGTON (AP) — Jill Biden rallied LGBTQ voters for President Joe Biden ‘s reelection campaign on Friday, calling likely rival Donald Trump a “bully” who is “dangerous” to their community and urging its members to “fight like hell” to keep the Republican from defeating her husband in November. She said outside forces are working to […]
  • WASHINGTON (AP) — The scenes of Donald Trump being warmly greeted on Wednesday by a Black audience at a Chick-fil-A restaurant in Atlanta electrified conservative political media at a moment when Republicans hope to make inroads with Democrats’ most committed voting bloc. Those widely shared moments were days in the making, an alliance between the […]
  • TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump urged Arizona lawmakers on Friday to swiftly “remedy” the state Supreme Court ruling allowing prosecutors to enforce a near—total abortion ban that he declared anew “went too far.” Trump has repeatedly expressed pride in his role in overturning the national constitutional right to an abortion by appointing […]
  • AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — At a place where green jackets never go out of style, the sometimes-wild, often-trendy and always-interesting fashion sense of those playing Augusta National has become a viral subplot to the competition at the Masters this week. At the forefront may have been Jason Day, playing alongside Tiger Woods, who wore some […]


Indiana Public Media

  • Monroe County Fairgrounds Community Building Friday, April 26, 2024, 5:30 – 7:30pm Indiana University's collegiate chapter of Ducks Unlimited is proud to present its first ever Banquet event! When: Friday, April 26th, 2024Time: Doors open at 5:30, event to conclude around 9:30Where: Monroe County Fairgrounds Community BuildingWhat: BBQ Brisket Dinner, Drinks, Games, Raffles, Auctions, and more! Presenter: The […]
  • 1211 E. 7th Street Thursday, April 25, 2024, 7:30 – 8:30pm The internationally acclaimed hit theatre show The Simon & Garfunkel Story will make its Bloomington debut next spring. This immersive concert-style production chronicles the amazing journey shared by the folk-rock duo, Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel. It tells the story from their humble beginnings as Tom […]
  • Buskirk-Chumley Theater Thursday, April 25, 2024, 6:30 – 8:30pm The Be More Awards celebrates and honors the outstanding service of community volunteers. Each year nominations are made in a variety of categories highlighting the broad and vital services that nonprofits and volunteers provide Monroe County. The community is invited to this free event to help celebrate with […]
  • Monroe County History Center202 E 6th StreetBloomington, IN 47408 Thursday, April 25, 2024, 6 – 7:30pm If you navigate the hills and valleys of the western half of Monroe County, you will pass many stands of dry stack stone walls. Wall stones have been repurposed near where walls once marked a property line or other notable location. […]
  • DePauw University Green Center, 600 S. Locust Street, Greencastle, Ind. 46135 Wednesday, April 24, 2024, 7:30 – 8:45pm Gabriel Fauré’s “Requiem in D Minor”Eric Schmidt, director of choirsAlbrecht von Gaudecker, guest organistGreen Center, Kresge Auditorium The Putnam County Festival Choir presents Fauré’s famous Requiem, directed by Eric Schmidt and accompanied by organist Albrecht von Gaudecker. The mass […]
  • Buskirk-Chumley Theater114 E. Kirkwood Ave. Tuesday, April 23, 2024, 7:30 – 9:30pm This 1952 classic featuring Gene Kelly’s soaking-wet dance number adds to one of the most memorable movie musicals of all time!When the transition is being made from silent films to 'talkies,' everyone has trouble adapting. Don and Lina have been cast repeatedly as a romantic […]
  • MC 301, Musical Arts Center, Bloomington Monday, April 22, 2024, 6 – 8pm More info:…
  • Saint Bartholomew Catholic Church1306 27th Street, Columbus, IN Monday, April 22, 2024, 6 – 7:30pm Our Common Home: An Earth Day Concertpresented by the St. Bartholomew Music Ministry, Concert Series,and the Care for Our Common Home MinistryMonday, April 22, 2024 – 6 p.m.featuringSaint Bartholomew Choir and Children’s Choir, Dr. Bogdan Minut, Director of Music MinistryFairlawn Presbyterian Chancel […]

Southwest Indiana


Dubois County Herald

  • April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month and Dubois County Deputy Prosecutor Tiffany Houchin received a scholarship that afforded her the opportunity to attend the International Conference on Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, and the Cycle of Justice on April…
  • Be a part of the addiction solution by bringing your expired, unused, and unwanted pharmaceuticals and disposing of them at the Dubois County Medication Collection on Saturday, April 27 in collaboration with the DEA National Pharmaceutical Drug Take Back Event.
  • What will you do with your cardboard eclipse glasses after April 8? Dubois County Solid Waste District director Carla Striegel-Winner wants County residents to know that you have options! “We hope that groups and individuals will consider reusing or recycling…
  • Chalk Walk 2024 is only a little over a month away and organizers want to remind the public on how they can participate.
  • JASPER — Heart of Jasper announces the first Downtown Chowdown of 2024 is on Thursday, April 4!
  • The prosecutors in the Dubois County Prosecutor’s Office have been diligently working this year to resolve several high-level felony criminal cases that were charged in Dubois County.
  • Being a teenager can be rough. We think we have it hard as adults, juggling work, home, family finances, and more. Imagine having some of those responsibilities, plus you’re not quite sure who you are, where you want to go…
  • DUBOIS COUNTY — The Indiana Department of Transportation announces an alternating lane closure for U.S. 231 near Haysville.

West-Central Indiana

WTWO (Terre Haute)

  • TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Matthew Graves was officially introduced as the 27th head coach of Indiana State Men's Basketball on Friday. "You’re not going to find anyone who will work harder, be more diligent about embracing the Wabash Valley. I want to finish my career as head coach of the Indiana State Sycamores," Graves […]
  • TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — A Terre Haute resident is outraged after a tree fell on his home and he has not received help from the city. Christopher Hill had just got home from work when things took a turn for the worse. On April 2, a large maple tree barreled into Hill's roof, forcing […]
  • TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Earlier this week, Karen Dyer took over the executive director role at the Terre Haute Convention and Visitors Bureau. Dyer has almost three decades of experience working in marketing, communications, and strategic planning in the Wabash Valley. She said that she was fortunate to start her role during some very […]
  • SULLIVAN, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — The city of Sullivan broke ground on a $14,000,000 housing project Friday afternoon. Sullivan mayor J.D. Wilson called Friday "historic" and said that a project of this magnitude will propel the city of Sullivan to new heights. "It is going to impact the city in multiple ways that we are just […]
  • SULLIVAN COUNTY, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Indiana State Police have released the identities of the deputies involved in an officer involved shooting that left a Sullivan man dead.
  • CHARLESTON, Ill. (WTWO/WAWV) — Eastern Illinois University students have a great four-legged resource that's been making a positive impact on campus. According to a release from EIU, Campus K-9 Officers Penny and Koji have been helping students by providing their therapy skills to those in need. “Penny, a 40-pound Hound-Beagle mix, has earned the title […]
  • TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Indiana State University is continuing to respond to an incident in which a student posted a racist video online with Campus Listening & Discussion sessions. After the university released a brief statement on Tuesday, April 9, ISU President, Deborah Curtis followed up with another statement on Wednesday, April 10. Several […]
  • Officials state the flights will be by American Airlines from EVV to Chicago O'Hare.