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A Boone County judge hit a member of the Aryan Brotherhood with six years in prison and two more on probation after the man admitted to beating a Muslim inmate because of religious differences.


ZIONSVILLE – When local artist Cynthia Young heard the Town of Zionsville and the Zionsville Cultural District (ZCD) were calling for a public art project with a dahlia theme, she knew she was the right person for the job.

Ever wondered about the history of Christmas? Well, Brownsburg’s Heather LeFebvre researched it and has compiled a book with stories, activities and traditional recipes.

Officials at the Community Foundation of Boone County (CFBC) recently announced there is a new president and chief executive officer at the helm for the nonprofit organization.

The Zionsville Concert Band, along with the Castlewood Singers, will present the annual Christmas Kaleidoscope on at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Dec.8, in the sanctuary of the Zionsville United Methodist Church, 9644 Whitestown Road, Zionsville. The entire Zionsville community and surrounding areas a…

Each year about this time I receive questions from someone who wants to try using a living tree – one with roots – for Christmas rather than a cut tree. This tree will be kept indoors over the holidays and later planted in the outdoor landscape. My general response is that it can be successful but is more complicated than it may appear.

BAM Weather (BAMWX.COM) announced last week that it was selected to serve as the weather provider for Zionsville Community Schools, providing forecasting and weather monitoring for the district’s outdoor activities and guidance on winter and severe weather that could impact students, staff, transportation, special events and more.

The one-two punch of harvest and mating season has deer crashing into the paths of motorists and doubling the chances of collision.

With issues such as depression, substance abuse and post-traumatic stress disorder on the rise, a group of dedicated individuals at Witham Health Services is looking to increase mental health support in the emergency department.

Midwest Jewelers & Estate Buyers was selected as the Chamber Impact Award Recipient for November. The Chamber Impact Award recognizes a Boone County Chamber member that has made positive contributions to the community.


Zionsville’s annual Christmas in the Village draws thousands of people for the tree lighting and parade and has plenty of volunteer opportunities.

INDIANAPOLIS — It’s a Friday evening and a dozen or so people — men, women, teenagers, kids — are gathered at TITLE Boxing Club, an upscale boxing studio near a largely vacant shopping mall on Indianapolis’s north side.

Saturday morning fires ruined a grain dryer and a barn, but neither caused injury nor spread to other structures.


The Boone County Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual awards banquet Thursday night in the Witham Pavilion at the Boone County 4-H Fairgrounds.

Lyla Barr drives past Zionsville’s Marisaa Urbanek Thursday night.

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Unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, were the entertainment at the Boone County Extension Service annual meeting Wednesday morning. Members of the 4-H Micro Quadcopter Spark Club demonstrated their prowess at the tiniest of drones.

It’s that time of year and people looking to bring some fresh greenery into their homes or businesses for the holidays need look no further that the Scout tree lots in Whitestown and Zionsville.

Despite the weather change, U.S. Army Captain Daniel Fleming spoke to the small, shivering group gathered to remember the U.S. military personnel on Veterans Day at Memorial Park. Behind him are members of the VFW Post 910 of Lebanon.

Tricia McCormick played Taps at the Lebanon Veterans Day ceremony on Monday.

Rachel Haws (left) and Sally Byrd, both of Lebanon, presented the wreath in commemoration of Veterans Day at Memorial Park in Lebanon.


There was no shortage of Veterans Day ceremonies around Boone County. Even during the dropping temperatures, icy rain and gusty winds, the ceremonies went on.

Following are the cases heard in Zionsville Town Court in October:

Members of the community can help make winter a little warmer and assist United States Veterans in the Indianapolis area that are homeless or at-risk of homelessness by donating money and requested items to the Hope for Heroes Project.


Zionsville Community High School is set to perform its fall musical Disney’s “Newsies” Nov. 14 to 16.

Carson Burtron was one of five Lebanon players named Academic All-State this week.

Boone County Sheriff Mike Nielsen (foreground) and Jail Commander Tim Turner lead  Zachariah Wright, 22, into the Boone County Courthouse Thursday, where he was found guilty of murder.


Democratic Party mayoral candidate Emily Styron defeated incumbent Republican candidate Tim Haak by fewer than 100 votes Tuesday evening.


Incumbent Zionsville Mayoral candidate Tim Haak chats with voters at the Zionsville Town Hall on election day.

The Zionsville Community High School PTO handed out their fall grant awards this week. The group awarded more than $5,500 for teachers to purchase items for their classrooms and club activities. The grants are designed to enable teachers to purchase items such as a swivel camera, flags for a…

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