Legislators give session update over breakfast
Three Boone County legislators listened to what’s on the hearts and minds of Boone County residents Saturday morning, Feb. 16, at the legislative breakfast at Witham Memorial Hospital.
Salvation Army sets fundraising record
The Salvation Army of Boone County closed 2012 with a new record collection of $20,121 — an increase of $2,613 from 2011, when the last record was set.
Whitestown approves sewer rate increase
Sewer rates for Whitestown Utilities customers will go up effective immediately, after the town council approved the increase 4-0 at a meeting Tuesday, Feb. 12.
Boone County examines poverty, ‘unsheltered’
Boone County has one of the lowest percentages of children living in poverty in the state, though statistics in other parts of Indiana don’t tell the same story.
Whitestown chief addresses complaint
A Fayette resident who wanted the county commissioners on Monday, Feb. 4, to hear his complaints that Whitestown Police patrol outside their jurisdiction didn’t show — but WPD Chief Dennis Anderson did.
Senior Services bids farewell to Ritz
Sue Ritz led her last Boone County Senior Services, Inc., annual meeting Wednesday, Jan. 30, as her 25 years with the organization came to a close.
Governments begin water supply study
Ensuring Boone County’s residents and businesses have an adequate water supply 50 years from now is one objective of a study committee that now has 100 percent participation from county and municipal governments. Advance, Boone County, Jamestown, Lebanon, Thorntown, Whitestown, Zionsville and Citizens’ Water in Indianapolis are sharing the cost of the Boone County Interlocal Water Study Committee, Lebanon Mayor Huck Lewis said Tuesday, Jan. 29.
Ex-lodge could hold offices
Bringing the Boone County Prosecutor’s now-scattered departments into one building is one of the options being considered for the former Elks Lodge, 220 W. Washington St., Lebanon.
Ex-utility manager faces six suspended sentences
Former Whitestown Utility manager Kevin Servies has accepted a plea agreement on multiple counts of sexual battery involving two town employees.
Lebanon scales back annexation plan
Lebanon is pulling back its front lines in an annexation war over the land in Worth Township.
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