- Police: speed a factor in fatal crash Investigators believe the driver of a 1993 Honda Civic in which two Boone County teenagers died Sunday, March 16, was speeding when it hit a tree head-on.
- City shares interchange plan with county What city officials called a draft of a plan that would govern development in a roughly triangular area between Interstate 65, Indiana 39 and CR 250 S was outlined to the Boone County Commissioners Monday, March 17.
- Assessor lectures council on contract oversight County Assessor Lisa Garoffolo had a message for the Boone County Council Tuesday, March 11, when she asked them to replace $346,500 for a contract the council had eliminated from her 2014 budget.
- 'Watchdog' lectures county councilman Aaron Smith, a self-proclaimed government “watchdog,” chastised Boone County Councilman Gene Thompson on Tuesday, March 11, for being “engaged in a gotcha contest with the sheriff.” Smith, who founded the website Watchdog Indiana and who has been a critic of local government practices, spoke at the conclusion of the county council’s regular monthly meeting
- Lebanon teacher charged with theft of laptops A Lebanon teacher has been charged with stealing two laptop computers.
- Cause of crash that killed two under investigation It could take up to two weeks before investigators determine the cause of a Sunday, March 16, crash that killed two Boone County teenagers.
VIDEO: Ball State, Crime Stoppers join effort to find hit-and-run driver
It has been 17 months since Anita Wernsing, 78, was killed by a run-away driver. Neither her family, nor local law enforcement agencies, have forgotten Wernsing nor given up the search for the person who ran her down at about 6 p.m. Nov. 25, 2012, on Indiana 267 in Fayette, a few dozen feet from her home.
- Voter registration open through April 7 Boone County Clerk Penny Bogan said first-time voters, or those who need to change their address or review their voter registration information, have several options.
- ConAgra moving Lebanon warehouse to Frankfort ConAgra Foods will move a distribution center from Lebanon to Frankfort, leaving behind a 480,000-square-foot building that local officials hope will be quickly leased to a new tenant. About 150 people work at the Lebanon ConAgra facility; their jobs will be moved to Frankfort.
- County to enforce 'frost law' road restrictions Vehicles weighing more than 12 tons are banned from county roads through May 1, but exemptions will be granted to school buses and propane delivery trucks. Farmers can expect to be granted waivers if they need to haul grain or move feed to livestock, and other exemptions will be made on a case-by-case basis.
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