All decorations including Christmas, faded and out-of-season flowers, ragged saddles, personal items and shepherd hooks that are out of line with monuments will be removed after April 1 for a complete cleanup to get ready for mowing season and Easter.
Weather permitting, the cleanup crew will be starting soon after April 1. Anyone wanting to keep their decorations and personal items must remove them before cleanup begins.
State gives schools 2 more days
INDIANAPOLIS — The State Board of Education is giving Indiana schools two more days to administer the multiple choice portion of the ISTEP exams.
The board approved the extra days Wednesday. Schools wanted the extra time to better prepare students because frigid temperatures and heavy snowfalls have forced repeated closures.
The testing window for the electronic portion of ISTEP is now April 28 through May 13. The paper-and-pencil version of the test can be given April 28 through May 9.
Alabama man admits killing toddler son
NOBLESVILLE — An Alabama man has pleaded guilty but mentally ill in the fatal stabbing of his 2-year-old son at his parents’ central Indiana home.
Micah Harrison entered the plea Wednesday under a plea deal in which the Robertson, Ala., man agreed to serve 55 years in prison. A Hamilton County judge will sentence Harrison on March 26.