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The Elwood Community Schools board voted in favor of the balanced calendar at a special meeting Monday night. With the change, school in Elwood will begin two weeks earlier and both the fall and spring will have two-week breaks, along with the traditional two-week break in the winter. Elwood became the fourth, and possibly final, school district out of five in the county to adopt some form of balanced calendar. Alexandria was the first and began with the balanced calendar this year. Frankton-Lapel Superintendent Bobby Fields has said his district likely won’t be making the switch.
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The Indiana Supreme Court has let stand the fines levied against House Democrats who fled to Illinois during the 2011 session, then staged shorter walkouts in 2012. A 3-2 majority says the House has exclusive authority to conduct internal legislative affairs, including the right to compel attendance and the disciplining of members. House Speaker Brian [...]19.06.13
Madison County public safety officials made a disturbing discovery when they found a large cache of mercury, a highly hazardous element. Elwood Police Chief Sam Hanna says more than 20 ounces of the toxic material was found in a home in the 2000 block of South I Street. Hanna is especially concerned because the only [...]19.06.13
A 21-year old man escaped injury yesterday when his car left the road, snapping a pole, downing power lines and catching two trees on fire. The accident happened at the intersection of SR 67 and Delaware County Road 400 N when a car in front of 21-year-old Ben Vance braked suddenly. Vance swerved to miss [...]