Donnelly rep to speak at library
ANDERSON — One Nation Indivisible Madison County will meet Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the Anderson Public Library in the Miami Room.
Guest speaker Alex Rodriguez will speak for incumbent U.S. Senator Donnelly. Candidate Mike Braun has also been asked to send a campaign staff person to speak.
Important business will be conducted after the speakers.
Man mistakenly released from Indiana jail back behind bars
ALBION — Northeastern Indiana police have apprehended a man who was mistakenly released from a county jail earlier this week.
Thirty-five-year-old Charles Lee Wiedman was taken into custody Thursday morning at a home in Kendallville and returned to the Noble County Jail in Albion, about 25 miles northwest of Fort Wayne.
Woman fatally shot at motel after pointing gun at officers
SULLIVAN — Authorities say a woman who allegedly made threatening statements at a motel in western Indiana was fatally shot after pointing a gun at officers.
The shooting happened Wednesday at the Days Inn motel in Sullivan.
State police say they responded along with Sullivan officers following reports of a disorderly woman who refused to leave the motel. Officers spotted her in a hallway, but she ran into her room and locked the door. Officers soon went into the room, but left after seeing that she had a gun.
IU gets $300K grant to preserve Angel Mounds artifacts
BLOOMINGTON — Indiana University researchers have landed a $300,000 federal grant to preserve a treasure trove of artifacts excavated from ancient Native American earthen mounds in southwestern Indiana.
The grant from the National Park Service and other agencies will allow the Glenn A. Black Laboratory of Archaeology to fully address preservation threats to artifacts recovered from the Angel Mounds State Historic Site.
That 603-acre site along the Ohio River in Evansville encompasses 11 mounds that were once part of a fortified, walled city Native Americans occupied until about 1450.
— From staff and wire reports