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October 31, 2012

Briefs for Oct. 31



Maplelawn Farmstead opens new exhibit

Maplelawn Farmstead, 9575 Whitestown Road, will have a new exhibit featuring vintage board games.

The exhibit, “Serious Fun: Board Games of the Great Depression Era,” will be on display throughout November. The farmhouse will be open from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday in November.

Guests will be able to view the exhibit and play some of the iconic games from the era. Guests will also have the opportunity to be game testers for two new games developed for the exhibit, “Famous People of The Great Depression Era” and “Boom or Bust: A Hobo’s Journey during The Great Depression.”

The exhibit is free and open to the public.

Email maplelawnfarmstead@hotmail.com for more information.

Whitestown hosts informational meeting

The Town of Whitestown will host an informational meeting from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, at the Whitestown Fire Station, 2695 S County Road 575 East, Whitestown.

The meeting will be a question and answer session regarding the reorganization referendum question on the Tuesday, Nov. 6, ballot.

Voters will hear from representatives advocating for the reorganized government between the Town of Whitestown and Worth Township.

Town officials will be at the meeting to answer questions about the proposed reorganized/merged town form of government.

Visit www.whitestown.in.gov for more information about the proposed reorganization plan.

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    Click HERE for Boone County primary election results.

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  • logo.jpg VIDEO: Meet the primary candidates

    Each year, the Zionsville Times Sentinel publishes information on candidates for the primary election. Below you will find a list of each candidate's qualifications, as well as videos showing their responses to questions relating to their office.

    The following is a partial list of duties for the offices up for election:

    Superior Court II

    Indiana has 143 Superior Courts. Judges run under party banners for six-year terms. Superior Courts have roughly the same powers as Circuit Courts to try any kind of case, aind includes small claims and minor offense divisions.

    Sheriff

    • Conservator of the peace
    • Take charge of the county jail and its prisoners.
    • Serve warrants, subpoenas and other forms of process
    • Collect delinquent state income taxes
    • Sell mortgaged property
    • Attend sessions of th County Council and Commissioners

    Commissioner

    Board of Commissioners has three members from three districts serving four year, staggered terms.

    • Controling, cmaintaining and supervising county property.
    • Auditing and authorizing claims.
    • Receiving bids and authorizing contracts.
    • Supervising construction and maintenance of roads and bridges.
    • Issuing bonds or notes (with county council approval)
    • Recommending county salaries to the county council
    • Establishing animal shelters

    County Council

    The council has the financial power and serves as a check to the Board of Commissioners. The county is divided in to four districts, with one member from each district and three at large.

    • Fix the tax rate and impose the tax levy
    • Make appropriations to be paid by the county treasury
    • Reappropriate surplus fund
    • Fix salaries of officers, deputies assistants and other employees

    SOURCE: Here is Your Indiana Government

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  • Zlist logo.jpg Vote in the 2014 Z'List awards

    The nominations have been counted and the final list  is ready. Click here to vote in the 2014 Z'List People's Choice Awards. Winners will be announced in the Feb. 5 issue of the Zionsville Times Sentinel.

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  • Donnelly working to keeps Hoosier roots

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  • YAR awards more than $9,600 in grants

    Youth as Resources Boone County, a program of the United Way of Central Indiana, has awarded more than $9,600 to fund community service projects designed and implemented by local youth.

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    More than 30 children participated in a painting lesson Saturday, March 16, at the Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library in honor of Youth Art Month.

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    Students in Chinese classes prepare for a Chinese New Year celebration, which will be from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, in the Zionsville Performing Arts Center, 1000 Mulberry St.

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    Zionsville Community High School junior Dixie Schillaci represented the school at the 2012 Sen. Richard Lugar Symposium, which was at the University of Indianapolis.

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