SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - A northern Indiana nonprofit that has hosted a summer camp for people with disabilities since 1940 seeks donations to buy the camp's leased site. Camp Millhouse Director Diana Breden says $50,000 is needed to secure a matching grant to help buy the 45-acre wooded site near South Bend. More than $20,000 has been donated in the past week. Camp Millhouse has agreed to pay the land's owner $500,000 by Dec. 22.
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) - Relatives and friends mourn the loss of two children killed in a southwestern Indiana crash as a motorist tried to flee police _ particularly the loss felt by their surviving mother. The Evansville Courier & Press reports loved ones gathered Saturday for the funeral of 2-year-old Princess Nyeela Carter and 7-month-old Prince Nolan Carter. They died Nov. 29 in Evansville, when authorities say a car driven by 26-year-old Frederick McFarland crashed into theirs.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The wife of a former Indiana congressman who came under ethics investigation for spending campaign contributions on personal expenses is contemplating a Statehouse run. Christy Stutzman wrote on Facebook that she is giving serious consideration to a bid for a seat representing parts of Elkhart County in the Indiana House. Current Republican state Rep. Wes Culver has announced he won't seek re-election next year. Marlin Stutzman left Congress after a failed 2016 primary bid for Senate.
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) - A former University of Evansville assistant basketball coach says he's still haunted 40 years after a plane crash in southwestern Indiana killed all members of the school's men's basketball team. Stafford Stephenson tells the Courier and Press he was one of three assistant coaches who were on recruiting trips when a DC-3 chartered to carry the Purple Aces to a game in Nashville, Tennessee, crashed shortly after takeoff on Dec. 13, 1977.
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