Don Wolf: Former Do It Best Corp. CEO and Journal Gazette Citizen of the Year picks up another well-deserved honor with the Sachem Award, the highest presented by Indiana Gov. Mike Pence.
Smith Field: Airport lands five-year deal as a hub for Haverfield International Inc., an aerial power line inspection firm.
Nathan Dwyer: Snider sophomore is top U.S. finisher in an international Rubiks Cube competiton.
Wildwood Park: Area southwest of downtown named to National Register of Historic Places, joining several other so-designated city neighborhoods.
Royal Christening: Baby George, the future king of England, christened by Archbishop of Canterbury, though the BBC hardly took notice.
Obama cares: President helps catch a woman who fainted while he spoke about problems with the health care plan.
Colts: Andrew Luck named AFC player of the week for his Peyton Manning-topping performance; loss of wide receiver Reggie Wayne will test him and team sorely after this weeks bye.
Travis Lechien: Northwest Indiana chemistry teacher is fired after he allegedly took students to a strip club and served them alcohol at his home.
Carmel Couture: Hamilton County business is target of complaints from city councilmen who say its pink-lettered sign doesnt fit the character of their upscale downtown district.
Open-door policy: Twice this year, the Associated Press reported, Air Force officers in charge of launching nuclear missiles were literally asleep at the switch, neglecting to close a security door while taking naps.
Banana house: West Lafayette home with unique paint job that wordlessly advertises a local rental company will stay as is, city engineer rules.
Dick Freeland: Prominent businessman, community leader dies at 76.
Alireza: 37-year-old Iranian known only by his first name was convicted of smuggling drugs and was hanged. Morgue officials discovered he was still alive, a debate in which some argued he should be re-executed ensued, but the justice minister said there was no need to hang him again.
David Camm: Former Indiana state trooper is free after a third trial clears him in 2000 slayings of his wife and two children.