ISTEP Scores Drop For Second Year In A Row

The 2016 ISTEP+ scores show the number of students passing the ISTEP+ decreased for the second year in a row.

Fifty-two percent of students passed both the English Language Arts and Math sections of the test. This is compared to 53 percent in 2015.

Fewer students passed just the...

One Person Dead In Owen County House Explosion

Authorities say one person has died in a house explosion in rural central Indiana.

Owen County Sheriff Sam Hobbs confirmed one death in the blast that leveled a two-story brick home Wednesday afternoon.

The name of the dead person was not immediately released. The cause of the...