Trio of farmers honored for careers
Area farmers Aaron Everett, Bob Lamb and Stan Rader were honored for their life achievements in agriculture Thursday at the 77th annual Boone County Breeders and Feeders Association banquet and fish fry. The three were joined on the stage by their wi
Daylight saving time starts
Daylight saving time begins at 2 a.m. this Sunday, when clocks will be set forward one hour. Clocks will be set back to standard time at 2 a.m. on Nov. 2. Under federal law, daylight saving time begins on the second Sunday of March, and ends on the
Rural Lebanon man charged with child molest
Lebanon -- A judge has ordered Nicholaus A. Knecht, 20, rural Lebanon, held on $75,000 bond after he was arrested by Lebanon police on class B and class C felony counts of child molest. An investigation led by LPD Det. Sgt. Tony Bayles led to Knecht'
- Trio of farmers honored for careers
Judith Illingworth Beason
Judith (Judy) Illingworth Beason, 63, of Lebanon, passed away March 1, 2014, at St. Vincent's Hospice in Indianapolis. She was born on May 4, 1950, to Elizabeth (Betty) Hasser Illingworth and Kenneth (Kenny) Illingworth. She spent her childhood days
Dennis P. Smith
Mr. Dennis Paul Smith, 62, of Berea, Ky., formerly of Lebanon, died Wednesday, March 05, 2014, at his home. Mr. Smith was born in Lebanon, to the now late Paul Levere and Ruby Mae Selby Smith. He retired from the Lebanon Utilities as the water treatm
Ralph 'Jack' Stark Jr.
Mr. Ralph "Jack" Stark Jr., 88, died March 3, 2014, in Sun City West, Ariz. He was born June 19, 1925, in Lebanon, to Ralph W. and Naomi E. Stark. Mr. Stark was a retired university professor, having received a Bachelor of Arts education degree and a
- Judith Illingworth Beason
Boone Beat for March 8, 2014
The following people, with name, age, address, charge and arresting agency, were booked into the Boone County Jail; charges are preliminary and may be changed subject to review by the Boone County Prosecutor's Office. Friday, March 7 10:20 a.m. -- Ap
- Boone beat for March 7, 2014
- Boone Beat for March 6, 2014
- Boone Beat for March 8, 2014
Stars advance to sectional title game
Once the Western Boone defense got going, their was little North Montgomery could do in the Sectional 25 semifinal Friday at Frankfort. After allowing North Montgomery to shoot close to 50 percent in the first quarter, the Stars held the Chargers to 25.7 percent the rest of the game and cruised to a 54-34 victory.
Upset-minded Eagles fall just short against Carmel
NOBLESVILLE - Zionsville gave two-time defending class 4A state champion Carmel absolutely everything it could handle in their opening round IHSAA Sectional match-up at Noblesville on Wednesday night. After losing at home to Carmel by 17 just four w
Tigers' season comes to an end vs. Frankfort
The Lebanon defense was poised to help the Tigers take down sectional favorite Frankfort in the opening round of Sectional 25 Tuesday night. But unfortunately for the Tigers, their offense couldn't help them out. The Tigers shot 34.9 percent from the field and fell to Frankfort 50-37.
- Stars advance to sectional title game
Changed wording delays debate on right to hunt, fish
INDIANAPOLIS -- A much-debated ban on same-sex marriage wasn't the only proposed constitutional amendment to get knocked off this November's ballot. Gone, too, is the less contentious proposal to protect Hoosiers' right to hunt and fish. Backers of t
- Couples want equal rights in same-sex suit
- Business tax cuts enter House, Senate negotiations
- Indianapolis mass transit bill clears both Houses
- Officials seek $3.4M seized from Ind. restaurants
- Changed wording delays debate on right to hunt, fish
Polar vortex may prove to be a powerful pesticide
The deep freeze, with arctic blasts from the polar vortex, has put invasive insects on ice in dozens of states. That includes the emerald ash borer, a pretty bug that does ugly things to ecosystems it invades.
- Do flu shots cause runny noses?
- Winter stifles pollen, but other pests can make allergies worse now
- VIDEO: Best moments from the 2014 Oscars
- Russia's post-Olympics crackdown
- Polar vortex may prove to be a powerful pesticide