ALBION — The first candidate has entered the race for Ligonier mayor, with city building inspector Earle Franklin throwing his name in for the job on the first day of candidate filing Wednesday.

ALBION — The next Noble County Health Department shot clinic is coming up Wednesday, with seasonal shots available to help protect against flu and/or COVID-19.

ALBION — Be Noble Inc., Noble County’s local economic development organization, is working to develop a local talent pipeline with a focus on Industry 4.0 technologies, which it believes is necessary to ensure a thriving local economy.

INDIANAPOLIS — Several judges, magistrates, commissioners, and referees were recognized by Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Loretta Rush for their commitment to higher education and their long-time service recently, including Noble Superior Court 2 Judge Steve Hagen.

ALBION — For perhaps 30 minutes, the pre-teen testified in an audibly quiet but strong voice about the abuse she suffered at the hand of a 33-year-old man in 2017 when she was under the age of 9 and living in western Noble County.

LIGONIER — Ligonier Mayor Patty Fisel “terminated” former parks director Travis Brimhall from service on Thursday, and the issue will be addressed at the upcoming Ligonier City Council meeting next week.