Children get shots for school
Haley Smart, 5½, sat on her mom's lap and listened carefully to the instructions from nurse Cindy Murphy. "Look at Minnie Mouse," said Murphy, an RN and the administrator of the Boone County Health Department.
Police investigate death of man found on roadside
Results of an autopsy performed Monday, Aug. 5, could help police determine whether a Frankfort man whose body was found in Boone County died accidentally or was killed.
- Guernsey wins Supreme Showmanship While the stands in the Witham Health Services Pavilion have been well-used throughout the Boone County 4-H Fair this week for a variety of livestock shows, they were never as full as they were Thursday night when the subjects of the show were the kids themselves.
Former WB swim coach dies after crash
Duane R. Swisher, 55, former swim coach at Western Boone Jr.-Sr. High School, died Saturday after his bicycle was hit by a Jeep about 8:28 a.m. in rural Fountain County.
Council approves salary changes for deputy prosecutors
A Boone County Prosecutor's Office request to give raises to three deputy prosecutors was approved at the council's meeting earlier this month, but with some concern by a county councilman.
Mattingly takes two top titles at 4-H sheep show
It was a great night for Tessa Mattingly, and a pretty good night for Ella Jones too. The two 4-Hers both walked away with multiple championships in the Boone County 4-H Sheep Show Sunday.
- Arc honors partners and volunteers The Arc of Greater Boone County recognized its partners and volunteers July 15 at its annual awards luncheon July 15 at Arc's Lebanon office. Executive Director Brent Cardin said Arc's programs -- Arc Artisans, Literacy Group, Job Club, Ak
Hines, Cunninghams inducted into Boone County Fair Hall of Fame
Four new people were inducted into the Boone County 4-H Fair Hall of Fame Friday, July 19, at an induction ceremony at the Witham Pavilion.
County prepares for West Nile Virus season
Mosquitoes that transmit West Nile Virus to humans are not yet emerging in large numbers, but sporadic rains predicted for next week could create the conditions those bugs prefer.
Local writer seeks to make peace between farmers and foodies
After years of hearing questions and concerns about the food that appears on American plates — and knowing the real answers on the agriculture side — she decided to do something about it. So she wrote a book.
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