Hancock County News

Hancock County primary in the books
In a mixed bag, Republican voters in Hancock County opted for familiar faces in Greenfield and change in the northern part of the county. With all seven seats open on the Greenfield Common Council, voters made their voices heard in the at-large race and District 2 contested primary races. Incumbent Dan Riley led the way in...
Delphi double homicide investigation tip information
Since the news briefing on April 22, 2019, the Multi-Agency Task Force has received over 2,200 emails, 400 calls and an additional 135 calls and or walk-ins to local police departments and state police posts around the state.  The total amount since the inception of the email and tip line is over 42,000. Investigators are...
Switzerland-based agtech company to plant first US production in Rushville
Cormo USA Inc., which utilizes technology to turn corn field waste into sustainable products, announced plans today to establish operations in Rushville, creating up to 250 new, high-wage jobs by the end of 2023. “Indiana’s economy is increasingly global, and we are excited to welcome yet another international company to the Hoosier state,” Governor Eric...
Greenfield resident retiring from position with Indiana State Police
Pendleton District Field Investigations Secretary Gloria Mathews is retiring after 13 years with the Indiana State Police.  Mathews, who had previously worked as a church secretary, started with the Indiana State Police in March of 2006 as a Data Input Operator at the Indianapolis District. In 2007 she transferred to Field Investigations Secretary at the...
Reading is going to the dogs with Bentley’s Buddies
For the last several years, students at various Hancock County schools have gotten assistance in reading from an unlikely source -- a Great Pyrenees dog named Bentley. This week, Nickie Scott, founder of Bentley's Buddies, was back where it all began -- St. Michael's School in Greenfield with her two dogs. Scott said the dogs help...
Standing order expands access to measles vaccine
State Health Commissioner Kris Box, MD, FACOG, today issued a statewide standing order to make it easier for Indiana adults to get vaccinated against measles, a highly infectious disease that has sickened more than 700 people in 22 states this year, including one person in Indiana. The standing order means that adults do not need...
Police investigating human remains found near McCordsville
McCordsville Police have been joined by a University of Indianapolis forensic team after human remains were found in a wooded area. The skeletal remains were found Saturday about 200 feet off the road in a wooded area near the 6000 block of Hancock County Road 900 North.  The remains were found by a mushroom hunter. It's...