Renovations for an Indiana State University basketball arena can move forward after the state approved funding for the project.
Terre Haute officials will support ISU's plan to spend $37.5 million in state money on renovating its basketball arena without waiting for a larger project.
Indiana State University officials are hoping to use a $37.5 million state appropriation meant for a convention center project to renovate its basketball arena.
Officials still need $12 million to fully fund the $75 million project.
Terre Haute Republican Representative Bob Heaton is proposing a tax district to pay for renovations to the Hulman Center.
State Police Sergeant Joe Watts said the Terre Haute Police Department will be closed through Tuesday morning so the department can grieve