Firefighters were busy Saturday evening in White County, Indiana. A large barn went up in flames at North Shore Acres Court.
The barn's owner said a neighbor was able to get all the animals out safely. The barn is considered a total loss. Buffalo Fire Chief Greg Westerhouse said investigators could not determine the cause of the fire due to the amount of damage.
The Merchant Street MusicFest is bringing back memories again this year. And the downtown Kankakee event is attracting people from all over to hear the sounds that many grew up to – like the Ohio Players and the Fifth Dimension.
The two-day, popular annual event started yesterday (Friday) and continues with more bands on stage today and tonight. 94.1 WGFA was on hand Friday for a "live" broadcast to get the fun underway. Three stages feature acts from local musicians, regionally-known bands, and also national acts that headline each of the two days.
The Ohio Players are featured tonight (Sat). Friday night is was the Fifth Dimension. There's 35 acts in all on the Marchant Street Stage, the Hill Stage and the Platform Stage.
Watseka Police arrested two more Watseka men for an armed robbery last weekend.
20-year-old Cody Hartlep and 23-year-old Lawrence Hemp Jr. are jailed. Both are charged with aggravated robbery. Arrested earlier was Keenan Baker of Watseka.
The Watseka Police Department wrapped up a 5-day investigation of the armed robbery that occurred Saturday, July 18th at a local business. Police were called after a complaint of a man armed with a gun stole a night deposit from two employees of the business. Witnesses led police investigators to Hartlep and Hemp. Both were arrested Friday.