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Alting recognized for 99.8 percent voting record

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — State Sen. Ron Alting (R-Lafayette) was recognized today by Senate President Pro Tempore David Long (R-Fort Wayne) for achieving an outstanding voting attendance record of 99.8 percent during the 2009 regular legislative session. “Legislators are elected to be the voice of their constituents at the Statehouse,” Long said. “This is often much […] Read the full story

Posted in Indiana Politics

Bagworms survive mild winters; wreak havoc on Indiana trees

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Relatively mild Indiana winters over the last several years have caused bagworm infestations to spread northward across the state, said a Purdue University entomologist. “Typically, bagworms were found in the southern part of the state,” said Cliff Sadof. “The last 10 winters have been somewhat mild, causing infestations to spread farther […] Read the full story

Posted in Community News

Bank of Indiana in Lafayette robbed in broad daylight

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Lafayette Police Department responded to a report of a bank robbery at the Bank of Indiana on Executive Drive on the city’s east side (across from Caterpillar on SR26). According to a statement released by the police department, the suspect entered the bank and presented a note stating this was a […] Read the full story

Posted in Community News

City of Lafayette lands $7.7M grant to improve Glen Acres

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The City of Lafayette has learned that its request for $7,774,200 in neighborhood stabilization funding has been granted, Lafayette Mayor Tony Roswarski said. The money is targeted for the Glen Acres neighborhood. It will help create 15 new single-family homes, rehabilitate another eight homes and provide 89 rental units. “This is huge. […] Read the full story

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Danny Weiss, Jeff Pearce performing at Lafayette Farmers Market, June 6th

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Two Indiana musicians will provide entertainment at the Lafayette Farmers’ Market this Saturday, June 6th, between 7:30a and noon. Danny Weiss, a Greater Lafayette-based saxophonist and clarinetist, will be performing from 7:30a–9:00a. Indiana-based New Age musician, Jeff Pearce, will be performing from 10:00a until 12:00p. Danny Weiss leads several groups performing regularly […] Read the full story

Posted in Community News, Events

Eric Robert Inman

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Eric Robert Inman, 38, Lafayette, Indiana, passed away Friday, May 22, 2009, in Lafayette. A memorial service is tentatively set for 3:00p on Sunday, May 31, 2009 in Fisher-Loy Funeral Chapel, in Downtown Lafayette. Born November 28, 1970 in Urbana, Illinois, he was the son of Carole (Walker) Inman and Joseph Inman, […] Read the full story

Posted in Obituaries

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