Civilian Review Board to meet Friday
ANDERSON — The Civilian Review Board will meet at 5 p.m. Friday in the Economic Development conference room at City Hall, 120 E. Eighth St.
Items on the agenda include expiring terms; election of new officers; Ollie Dixon to address committee; and new business.
Produce giveaway in Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA — A fresh produce giveaway sponsored by Madison County Community Health Center and Second Harvest Food Bank will take place from 10 a.m. to noon today at Alexandria Community Center, 315 S. Harrison St. Limit one bag per family.
Blood pressure checks and other services will also be offered.
For more information, call Kimberly Townsend at 617-0059.
Authorities: Body is missing woman
FISHERS — Authorities have identified the body found inside a submerged SUV as that of 18-year-old Peyton Riekhof who went missing last week.
Her SUV was pulled Sunday from about 8 feet of water in Geist Reservoir after a resident reported tire tracks leading into the lake.
Police say the recent Hamilton Southeastern High School graduate was last seen about 3 a.m. Thursday when she stormed from a friend’s nearby home.
Parasailing victim enters rehab
INDIANAPOLIS — The father of a northeastern Indiana teenager recovering from a Florida parasailing crash July 1 says she’s reached another milestone.
Eric Good of Roanoke said Tuesday that his 17-year-old daughter, Sidney, was released from Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis and transferred to a rehabilitation hospital.
Law prompts school transfer change
MUNSTER — Munster schools in Lake County no longer will accept transfer students who remain residents of other districts because a new Indiana law takes away local control of transfer guidelines, its superintendent said Tuesday.
A law that took effect July 1 prevents school corporations from denying most transfers for reasons other than enrollment capacity, Superintendent Richard Sopko said.
Teen dies after pickup strikes buggy
MONTGOMERY — Authorities say a southern Indiana teenager has died from her injuries after being thrown from a horse-drawn cart struck by a pickup truck.
Daviess County sheriff’s deputies say 17-year-old Amy Wagler of Montgomery was a passenger in a horse-drawn cart that was struck Monday night on a rural road by a pickup driven by 17-year-old Tristan Wagler of Montgomery.
The collision ejected all four of the cart’s passengers, but three weren’t injured.
Driver fatally injured in double crash
INDIANAPOLIS — State police say a driver was fatally injured when he lost control of his pickup truck on an Indianapolis highway soon after driving away from another crash.
Police say 29-year-old Allan Jackson of Indianapolis struck a vehicle Monday night on Interstate 65 in downtown Indianapolis, causing it to spin and hit a third vehicle. Witnesses told police the pickup then drove off at a high speed and went out of control on a curve for the highway’s southbound lanes.
Police say the truck went over an embankment and rolled several times before ending up on I-65’s northbound lanes.