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Some of what Sulphur Springs-area resident Judy Walker said in a Thursday article printed in The Courier-Times, titled “Anti-Wind ordinance idea gaining speed,” needs clarification. According to Walker, if the ordinance is challenged and each town is sued separately, then the towns could ask the court to combine all the towns into one cause and under one case number. Then there would be one cause of action, under one case number and one attorney could defend.


Oct. 9

Two subjects were found passed out in car in the 500 block of N. 12th St. and were non-responsive/semi-responsive due to an apparent drug overdose. Both were taken to Henry Community Health and admitted into the ER for a suspected drug overdose.

A verbal argument was reported at Wendy’s drive-thru, 524 S. Memorial Drive, New Castle. All parties were separated prior to police arrival and wished for no further action.

A catalytic converter was cut from a vehicle parked in the 300 block of N. 29th St. 

Arrest information, including the name, age, address and criminal charges, are obtained from police media reports. All suspects are presumed innocent until found guilty in court.


Indiana low last 24 hours: $2.60 at several

Indiana high last 24 hours: $3.29 at several

New Castle: $2.74 at several

Knightstown: $2.84 at several

Spiceland: $2.79 at several

Muncie: $2.73 Marathon

Anderson: $2.67 at several

Indiana average one year ago: $2.43

Source: Indianagasprices.com at 11:55 a.m. Thursday.


A boy – Emory Jesse Hughes, weighing 7 pounds, 15.6 ounces and measuring 20 inches long, was born on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018 at Henry Community Health to Brandon and Tesla Hughes of New Castle. 

A girl – Rebekah Janisa Holladay, weighing 6 pounds, 5 ounces and measuring 18.75 inches long, was born on Sunday, Oct. 8, 2018 at Henry Community Health to George and Tonya Holladay of New Castle.