News from Mitchell, Indiana

Man Arrested on Child Molesting Charges

September 10, 2012
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An area man was arrested Friday afternoon and charged with three counts of child molesting, one count of attempted child molesting, and one count of […]

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Mitchell Woman Arrested for Punching 14-Year-Old Nephew

August 27, 2012
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Police were called to Persimmon Park Apartments in Mitchell Sunday evening after an incident in which a 40-year-old Mitchell woman punched her 14-year-old nephew in […]

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Feds Bust Bedford Man for Child Porn

August 26, 2012
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On Thursday, federal authorities arrested a Bedford man after he was indicted by a grand jury on charges related to child pornography. Charged with distribution […]

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IU Lecturer Commits Suicide in Downtown Bloomington

August 26, 2012

Susan Keenan, 51, of Bloomington, a senior lecturer of accounting at Indiana University‘s Kelley School of Business, committed suicide by jumping off the fourth floor of […]

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Paving of Mitchell Road to Begin Monday

August 19, 2012

Paving of Bedford’s Mitchell Road from 25th Street south — “as far as we can go”, says Bedford Street Commissioner Dan Kirk — will begin […]

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Burn Ban Lifted in Lawrence County

August 19, 2012

Due to the tremendous amount of rain received in the area Thursday evening, the burn ban that was in place for Lawrence County has been […]

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$1M Powerball Ticket Sold in Brownstown

August 19, 2012
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A winning ticket for Wednesday’s $337 million Powerball drawing was sold in Michigan, but a person who bought their ticket at the Circle K in […]

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Bedford Man Confesses to Molesting Boy at Church

August 19, 2012
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Derick Sanchez, Bedford, was arrested and charged with two counts of child molesting as a Class A felony after he was found in a storage […]

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Man and Woman Arrested After Meth Discovered

August 16, 2012
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After receiving a call about possible child neglect and drug activity, police accompanied Child Protective Services to a home in the 400 block of South […]

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Use Credit Card to Pay Court, Probation Fees, Bond Out

August 15, 2012

In Lawrence County, those wishing to post bond or pay probation or court fees must currently do so in cash. That may soon change, however. […]

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East Oolitic Crime Watch Meeting to be Held

August 15, 2012
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A crime watch meeting for East Oolitic residents will be held Tuesday, August 21st, beginning at 6 p.m. The meeting is hosted by the East […]

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Police Searching For Murder Suspect

July 31, 2012
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Around 2:30 a.m. on July 25th, a single gunshot rang out. Seconds later, Ulysses “Lish” Goethe lay dead on Bloomington’s Illinois Street in the Crestmont […]

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3 Dead, 1 Flown to Hospital After Crash

July 29, 2012
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Two women and one man were killed and another man was transported by helicopter to Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis after a crash late Saturday night. […]

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Police Looking For Missing Bloomington Teen

July 12, 2012
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UPDATE, July 13th: Ashley has been found. Bloomington Police are looking for 16-year-old Ashley Noel Gibson, who was last seen Tuesday around 6 p.m. Ashley […]

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MPD Busts Four For Burglary, Theft; Blair Pissed At World

May 26, 2012

NOTE: I started out planning to write up a really nice article about the excellent job the Mitchell Police Department have done over the last […]

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