This week in Zionsville, Indiana, nearly 60 young women from all over the state of Indiana will compete for the titles of Miss Indiana and Miss Indiana's Outstanding Teen. A record-tying number of 32 contestants between the ages of 17 and 24 will compete for the title of Miss Indiana in two preliminary nights of competition (Wednesday and Thursday) and Miss Indiana Saturday night finals. A record high 26 young women between the ages of 13 and 17 will compete for Miss Indiana's Outstanding Teen on Friday.
People's Choice: Once again, fans and friends may vote for a favorite contestant to automatically become a "People's Choice" finalist for the Miss Indiana title at http://www.missindianapageant.com/peopleschoice/peopleschoice.php . One Miss and one Teen winner will get an automatic berth in the Miss Indiana and Miss Indiana's Outstanding Teen finals. Votes are $1 each and proceeds benefit Children's Miracle Network Hospitals (like Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis) and the Miss Indiana Scholarship Fund.
A winter weather advisory was issued for Wayne, Union, Switzerland, Ripley, Ohio, Franklin, Fayette and Dearborn counties on Saturday night.
IMPD officials say a 3-year-old boy has died after he was shot in the head Saturday evening.
With seventeen shopping days remaining, customers are steadily visiting gift stores along Mass Ave. in downtown Indianapolis.