Safety

Officers Find Another Meth Lab in Mitchell

October 20, 2011
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Make sure you’re sending that text to the right person. A retired Indiana State Police trooper receive a text message wanting to know if he […]

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Sex Offenders in Mitchell

October 19, 2011
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Halloween is less than two weeks away and hundreds of Mitchell children will be out, dressed in costume, asking total strangers for candy. Some area […]

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Mitchell Man Suffers Burns, Police Find Meth Lab

October 18, 2011
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When police went to the IU Health Hospital this morning around 1:14 a.m., they smelled a strong odor of ether, said Lawrence County Police Chief […]

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Armed Customer Draws Weapon, Shoots Robber

October 17, 2011
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A would-be robber might have planned out his robbery and getaway, but he didn’t know he’d encounter an armed customer in the store he was […]

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Man Says Women at Occupy Bloomington Drugged His Drinks, Handcuffed Him To Bed

October 14, 2011
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An 18-year-old man reported to police that he was hanging out at Bloomington’s Peoples Park with the Occupy Bloomington protestors Wednesday evening and started drinking […]

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Think You Know Your Neighbors? Think Again.

October 5, 2011
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On May 17, 1994, Mina Thompson, a 22-year-old woman, was admitted to the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) as a patient. Thompson suffered severe […]

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ISP Step Up Patrols During Labor Day Weekend

September 2, 2011

To help ensure the safety of everyone during the Labor Day weekend, Indiana State Police will be participating in Operation C.A.R.E. (Combined Accident Reduction Effort) […]

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Suicide Prevention Coalition Meeting Tonight

September 1, 2011

A group of concerned Mitchell citizens gathered together around the end of July at a meeting that they hoped would be the first step towards […]

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Suicide: The Taboo Topic

August 30, 2011

Every day, newspapers run columns detailing the violence in our communities: beatings, robberies, and homicides. As I write this, here are three of the articles […]

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Shocking Images From Yesterday’s Earthquake

August 23, 2011

As you probably know, an earthquake yesterday shook the eastern coast of the United States. Your crack reporter at Mitchell News spent hours of hard […]

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Seymour DARE Officer Arrested For Drunk Driving

July 29, 2011

It doesn’t get much more hypocritical than this. John Newcomb, 38, a Seymour Police Department D.A.R.E. Officer, was arrested Thursday in Washington County for driving […]

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Sex Offenders and Social Networks

July 18, 2011

This morning, I was reading an Indiana State Police press release about a man who was arrested for failing to register as a sex offender. […]

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Your Anonymity Online Is At Risk

July 12, 2011

If you post comments online “anonymously”, such as on this web site, the Times-Mail or Herald-Times newspapers, or any other web site, your anonymity may […]

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Remember Fireworks Laws This Fourth of July

June 26, 2011

In a little over a week, Americans everywhere will celebrate the 235th birthday of our country. As is tradition, many of us will celebrate the […]

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