Hope Town Crier

Town Council Meeting Notes 04/18

The meeting opened with a public hearing presented by Victoria Bechert of ARA. She read the following statement...

Town Council Meeting Notes for 03/21

Council president Ohmer Miller opened the meeting with a reminder to silence all electronic devices. He then led the opening …

Town Council Meeting Notes 02/21

Council President Ohmer Miller called the meeting to order. Pastor Ed Cottrell gave the opening prayer. The Pledge of Allegiance …

Prom Palooza

The Golden Nugget Pawn Shop will be hosting their 14th annual Prom Palooza prom dress shopping party on Saturday, January …

General Hope News

WindRose Health Network Earns PCMH Recognition and Distinction in Behavioral Health Integration Status

WindRose Health Network, a leading Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) healthcare provider in central Indiana, is pleased to announce that …

First Friday's June Cruise-in Returns Friday

Organizers are hoping for beautiful weather and a great crowd as the second cruise-in of the 2023 season kicks off …

Game Report: Milan vs. Hauser Softball 05/25

The script was there. The similarities were stark. It was the underdog Milan Indians trying to knock of the favored …

Congratulations! Hauser Announces Class of 2023 Top 10 Students

Congratulations to Hauser's top ten students of the Class of 2023!

Fostering Relationships in Faith: A Conversation with John Marquis

When John Marquis was 25 years old, he made a decision that would change the trajectory of his life forever.

Community News

Terri Young's Community Calendar June 2023

Terri Young's Community Calendar June 2023

Hope American Legion Hosting Memorial Day Remembrance Services for Area Veterans Monday

On Monday, May 29, 2003, Memorial Day, Hope American Legion Post 229 members and family will meet at the Post, …

Gratitude, Best Wishes and Blessings: A Note to the Class of 2023

Unbelievable, 50 years since my high school graduation. It was a blessing to remember and reconnect with high school friends, …

Main Street of Hope's Community Garage Sale Set for 06/10

A little more than two weeks from now the community of Hope will host what organizers anticipate being the largest …

Southeastern Baptist Youth Camp Hosts Homecoming Event Sunday

Southeastern Baptist Youth Camp is hosting their annual Homecoming Open House from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the camp, …


Lee Hamilton: Immigration Policy Should Serve America’s Interests

All eyes have been on the U.S.-Mexico border in recent weeks as politicians and pundits assess the impact of changing …

Special Individuals Like Bruce Burton, Roger Moore, Sally Webster, and Rana Wetzel

Our world is one of ugliness but one of beauty, too. The balance can be tipped all too easily between …

Brian Howey: Post-CNN Forum, Sen. Young Bolts from Trump

“Where do I begin?” U.S. Sen. Todd Young asked the Capitol Hill reporter.

Brian Howey: Republican-turned-Democrat McCormick Seeks to Defy History

With Democrat Jennifer McCormick’s official entry into the 2024 Indiana gubernatorial race, Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. has ruled out …

Hope Elementary Kindergarten Roundup Excitement

Our grandson, Gibson, came home from Hope Elementary Kindergarten Roundup with much excitement and had a bag of goodies which …


A. Mark Michael, 60, Scottsburg

A. Mark Michael, 60, of Scottsburg passed away Sunday May 28, 2023, at The Waters of Scottsburg.

L. Wayne Pierce, 81, Shelbyville

L. Wayne Pierce, 81, of Shelbyville, passed away on Sunday, May 28, 2023 at his home.

Esther E. Dailey, 87, Hope

Esther E. Dailey of Hope, passed away on Tuesday May 23, 2023, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient …

Terry Lynn Graves, 78, Hope

Terry Lynn Graves, 78, of Hope passed from this life on Thursday, May 18, 2023, at 9:16 p.m. at Our …

Charles R. Israel, 91, Greensburg

Charles R. Israel, 91, of Greensburg passed away Friday May 19, 2023, at IU Health Methodist Hospital.

Public Safety

Hope Police Blotter for Week of May 16th

May 16, 2023 5:53 a.m. Report of burglary and theft at Hope Marathon. 12:10 p.m. 911 investigation on south Street. …

Hope Police Blotter for Week of May 9th

May 9, 2023 9:18 a.m. Welfare check on Hitchcock Drive. 2:00 p.m. Reckless driving vehicle north on State Road 9 …

Hope Police Blotter for Week of May 1st

May 1, 2023 4:54 p.m. Agency assist, attempt to locate vehicle northbound on State Road 9.

Hope Police Blotter for Week of April 18th

April 18, 2023 10:53 a.m. Vehicle lock-out on Harrison Street. 5:40 p.m. Motorist assist on 750 North. 8:36 p.m. Welfare …

Hope Police Blotter for Week of April 11th

April 11, 2023 1:56 p.m. Checked for suspicious vehicle at Hope Post Office 2:43 p.m. Vehicle identification check on Schaefer …

Public Notices

FRHC School Board Agenda for 05/16

School Board Agenda Tuesday, May 16, 2023 Executive Session – 6:15 p.m.

FRHC School Board Agenda for 05/02

School Board Agenda Tuesday, May 2, 2023 Executive Session – 6:15 p.m., Central Office Conference Room

Town Council Special Meeting Agenda 05/03

Hope Town Hall 5:30 p.m. Prayer Pledge of Allegiance

Town Council Meeting & Public Hearing 04/18

Town Council Meeting Agenda Hope Town Hall 5:30 p.m.

EDIT Committee Meeting 04/12

EDIT Committee Meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. April 12...