Paoli man shot by police in Monroe County PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 15 December 2010 00:00

 

The Indiana State Police is investigating a police action shooting that occurred Tuesday just before 8 p.m. on South Curry Pike at the Highland Lounge in Bloomington.

The United States Marshall’s Service Task Force, comprised of Federal Agents and Indiana State Troopers were seeking information regarding the whereabouts of Bryan Wright, age 29, originally of Paoli.

Wright was wanted on two warrants; one Federal Warrant for Probation Violations and another warrant from Orange County for Burglary and Resisting Law Enforcement. Officers on the task force had been given information that Wright was a danger not only to himself, but to law enforcement as well.

Information gleaned from the Task Force’s investigation lead Trooper’s and Marshall’s to Wright as he backed his pickup truck into a parking spot at the Highland Lounge. When approached by the officers, Wright brandished a firearm. Shots were fired and Wright was transported to the Bloomington Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Wright’s next of kin has been notified. Officers on the Task Force were not injured.

The Indiana State Police investigation is ongoing at this time.

No further will be released at this time pending the completion of the Indiana State Police investigation

 

 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 December 2010 08:29
 
Kevin Wilson hired to guide IU football program PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 08 December 2010 00:00

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Indiana University Vice President and Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Fred Glass today (Dec. 7) introduced University of Oklahoma offensive coordinator Kevin Wilson as IU's new head football coach. Last night, Glass and Wilson agreed to terms on a seven-year deal that will pay Wilson $1.2 million per year.

Last Updated on Friday, 10 December 2010 13:06
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Troopers quick action saves a life PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 07 December 2010 00:00

The quick action of two local troopers saved a New Albany man early Sunday morning Nov. 28.     At approximately 1:26 a.m., trooper Patrick Stinson was traveling north on State St. approaching Spring St. in New Albany when he was flagged down by a pedestrian.  
Stinson observed a white Dodge Neon had struck a tree and was on fire.  

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 December 2010 11:05
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Hattabaugh songs featured in movie about NASCAR PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 07 December 2010 00:00

Janet Hattabaugh, 22, Pekin, has music from two of her songs in the soon to be released movie Red Dirt Rising.

The movie filmed on location in North Carolina tells the true story of some of the early drivers of NASCAR. How they survived the Depression by running moonshine, which later led into the origins of NASCAR.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 December 2010 11:05
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Finding dog is all little boy wants for Christmas PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 07 December 2010 00:00

Most kids this holiday season are asking for games for their X-Box, or PS3, but Theresa Gottbrath’s grandson Jarod has put those kind of things to the side and has turned his focus to finding his dog.
Jarrod’s dog is a black and tan coonhound that went missing on Sunday, November 28.
The following is a letter sent to the newspaper written by Jarrod.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 December 2010 11:06
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