On Tuesday President Donald Trump announced his intent to nominate Halil “Sul” Ozerden of Mississippi to serve as a circuit judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, which is based in New Orleans.
A grand jury has indicted a 19-year-old Kokomo man for allegedly burning a man by throwing gasoline on him and igniting him using a cigarette lighter.
Preston A. Fortenberry is charged with aggravated assault – extreme indifference. If found guilty, he faces one to 20 years in prison.
The following land transactions were filed in Marion County Chancery Court during the week ending May 31:
Tuesday, May 28
• Charles L. May and Cindy F. May to Hill Land Holdings LLC
Wednesday, May 29
• Vicky Wesley to Anthony Tyler Thomas
The Columbia School board heard-year end statistics at its meeting Tuesday.
Director of Curriculum Dee Dee Randall provided the 2018-19 discipline and attendance report. Overall infractions have dropped for the entire school district. Last year there was a total of 2,648 versus 2,399 this year.