Local officials against code change
A week after Gov. Mike Pence caught lawmakers by surprise with his opposition to a criminal code reform bill, the state Department of Correction is saying the bill will blow up the state’s prison population.
Video shows vandal spray painting library
Video surveillance of the vandal who spray painted the Lebanon Public Library strongly resembles Sandra K. Harlan, 47, Lebanon, who was arrested Wednesday, March 20, for that and other crimes.
Reducing the Risk
Excavating crews working for the Boone County Surveyor’s Office and land owner Don Geisler were busy Friday afternoon stacking and burning trees and brush removed from Prairie Creek between County Road 100 South and Interstate 65, south of the Boone County 4-H Fairgrounds.
Habitat event funds 2013 project
More than 200 people attended Habitat for Humanity of Boone County’s annual fundraiser, Saturday, March 2, at the Palomino Ballroom.
Couples honored for outstanding careers
More than 300 people turned out Thursday evening, March 7, to pay tribute to two longtime Boone County farmers and their wives, recognizing their outstanding careers in local agricultural and in the community.
Arc celebrates disabilities
The event features an art show and sale, a silent auction, and jazz by musicians Tony Artis and Lester Stansberry.
Sheriff narrates video disputing ‘high capacity’ magazine claims
Two local residents and Boone County Sheriff Ken Campbell are featured in a 13-minute video that a pro-gun rights group says debunks the idea that banning high-capacity firearm magazines would reduce gun violence.
Carrying the torch
Hundreds turned out for the annual event that serves as a fundraiser for Special Olympics.
LHS may be completed ahead of schedule
The construction project at Lebanon High School may finish three months ahead of schedule — this October — if all goes well until then, Bob Ross, assistant superintendent and executive director of resource and operation, announced at a school board meeting Tuesday, Feb. 19.
Whitestown council cuts town budget
Whitestown’s 2013 budget has been cut by more than $420,000.
That’s a 12 percent reduction in the town’s general fund, said Town Manager Tom Combiths.
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