Holmes Elementary School students celebrated raising more than $14,000 in pledges for a Read-a-Thon. Students who collected more than $100 in pledges earned the chance to spray Principal Sandra Smits with Silly String. Kathy Britton’s class raised the most money and earned the opportunity to spray Smits and Britton with string.
Nathan "Jay" Nauta may never have faced combat while serving in the Navy during World War II, but during three decades as a missionary in the Dominican Republic, he witnessed plenty of young men fighting — for a chance.
Gov. Mike Pence called off public appearances Monday and sports officials planned an "Indy Welcomes All" campaign ahead of this weekend's NCAA Final Four in Indianapolis as lawmakers scrambled to quiet the firestorm over a new law that has much of the country portraying Indiana as a state of intolerance.