New leadership and an active list of volunteers have helped turn a once forgotten about animal shelter around. The Van Wert County Humane Society showed what improvements have been made since the shelter's former warden was sentenced to jail for animal neglect and cruelty.

Animal shelter makes strides under new leadership

New leadership and an active list of volunteers have helped turn a once forgotten about animal shelter around. The Van Wert County Humane Society showed what improvements have been made since the shelter’s former warden was sentenced to jail for animal neglect and cruelty.

This Sept. 14, 2005 file photo shows packs of cigarettes in a store in Brunswick, Maine. (AP Photo/Pat Wellenbach, File)

Talk supports raising state tobacco tax

Health officials said at a community discussion Friday afternoon that raising Indiana’s tobacco tax would be a good move for all Hoosiers.