Republicans running for state office in Indiana will be in Princeton today for an early vote rally. Secretary of State Connie Lawson, Auditor Suzanne Crouch, Candidate for Treasurer Kelly Mitchell, and 8th District Congressman Larry Bucshon will all be at LeeAndrea's Sweet Treats today at 3:20 as part of their 'Experience and Transparency' bus tour. Supporters are invited to participate in the event before heading over for early voting at the clerk's office in the courthouse.
There's now a thousand dollar reward out for information leading to the arrest of whoever robbed the Taco Tierra in Princeton. The restaurant owners along with Princeton Police have teamed up to offer the reward in an attempt to catch the two suspects who were involved in the armed robbery on south Main back on October 2nd. Investigators say anyone with direct knowledge of the crime, or who committed it should come forward and contact either Detective Mike Hurt or Detective Derek McGraw. People that provide information must be willing to testify in court. Princeton police can be reached at 385-3437.
Gibson Southern's boy's soccer team will spend the week prepping for a semi state opponent. A weekend regional championship win over Northeast Dubois will send the Titans to the Floyd Central Regional Saturday - taking on an undefeated Tri-West team.
Also ahead this week is sectional action in volleyball. At Gibson Southern the 3-A action gets started Tuesday night with Bosse taking on the host Lady Titans before Princeton plays Boonville. At Vincennes the team from Pike Central takes on the Lady Alices in the only match scheduled there Tuesday night.
The Gibson County Emergency Services community mourning the loss of one of their own today. The firefighters union local in Princeton announced on their Facebook page that Emergency Medical Services EMT Craig Brittingham was killed in a four vehicle accident in Daviess County Thursday evening. He was off duty and in a private vehicle at the time. Police there say it happened on US 50 around 5:30 PM, with investigators saying a passenger vehicle was east bound on 50 when for an unknown reason it went left of center and into the path of an oncoming bulk fuel truck - causing a head on collision. That truck then struck two other vehicles who were also eastbound. Brittingham was an Advanced EMT with the Gibson County Emergency Medical Services.
A shopping center on Princeton's west side has new owners who say they'll renovate the store fronts, and open up three new vacancies. The Town Fair shopping center is on the south side of state road 64 across from Walmart and is home to the theatre, Papa John's and several other businesses. Officials with Regency Properties issued a press release Thursday saying they've purchased the property and will immediately begin work on the renovation which will spruce up the front of the buildings and add three new businesses - one of which will be a restaurant that has an outdoor seating area.