DUGGER, Ind. - One parent says it feels like a miracle that a small southwestern Indiana town has kept its school doors open.
Classes started Monday at Dugger Union Community School for its first day as a K-12 charter school. The opening came after a community response to the Northeast Sullivan School Board's vote to close the Dugger schools because of declining enrollment and revenue.
Some 300 students are expected to attend the school in the town of Dugger, about 30 miles south of Terre Haute.
Summer Bonham tells the Tribune-Star that her eighth grade and fifth grade children were excited about the start of school for the first time in years.
The school is affiliated with Indiana Cyber Charter School and leaders say classes will combine online learning with classroom instruction.
Police in Southport teamed up to give a special gift to a very special little boy who says he wants to be a police man when he grows up.
The pair addressed the group, discussing topics such as equality and the economy, giving the women in attendance lots of think about.
Cool and damp, to start our Friday. Clouds will decrease this afternoon bringing mostly sunny skies to the state.
The 89th National FFA Convention & Expo has taken over downtown Indianapolis.
A Jazz club owner on 10th Street is tired of the yellow police tape and the aftermath of violent crime near her business.