- Boone remains one of healthiest counties Boone County remained one of the top three healthiest counties in Indiana in an annual survey released Wednesday by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.
- Boone REMC may harvest sunlight The launch of a community solar farm would also be another electrical first for Boone REMC, which dates its origins as a rural electrical member cooperative dates to 1935. It was the first electrical co-op in Indiana to be funded by the Rural Electrification Administration, and the second REA-funded co-op to provide electrical service; the first power was transmitted May 22, 1936.
- Historic jail on auction block In the market for a used but still sturdy jail? Call Mitch Doner of Key Auctioneers. At 1 p.m. April 10 -- unless it's sold before then -- the former Boone County Jail at North Meridian and West Washington streets, on the north side of Lebanon's squa
- 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.
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