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  • Smokin’ On the Water delivers for Union County
    Friday, May 7, 2021 11:58 AM
    "Friday was a bit rough because of the wind, but Saturday and Sunday were packed," Nicki Hertel told the Herald in an interview after the festival.
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  • Emerald Ash Borer Update 2021
    Friday, May 7, 2021 11:47 AM
    Whitewater Valley REMC electricians reported emerald ash borers in Union County as early as 2012, suspecting it may have started years before then.
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  • Library board discusses working
from home policy
    Thursday, May 6, 2021 8:00 AM
    Like many other entities, COVID-19 caused the Franklin County Public Library District to assess employee policy on working from home.
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  • Wednesday, May 5, 2021 3:39 PM
    The Liberty Town Council discussed plans to utilize incoming funds through the American Recovery Plan program with recovery of lost revenue taking priority, followed by upgrades to the town’s water meter system.
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  • Music is the sound that color makes
    Wednesday, May 5, 2021 8:00 AM
    This poetic slogan is the mainstay of Mike Neeley and Jackie LeBerth, owners of Village Music and Industrial Décor.
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  • Prescription drug takebacks are huge success
    Tuesday, May 4, 2021 4:53 PM
    The Franklin County Sheriff's Department announced the results of their recent prescription drug takeback events. The events were held in Brookville, at the United Methodist Church parking lot on Monday, April 19th, and in Metamora, at the Metamora Volunteer Fire Department on Wednesday, April 28th. Deputies collected a combined amount of 75 pounds of unwanted, unused, or expired medications
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  • Thursday, May 6, 2021 10:00 AM
    Coach Joe Davidson calls them Franklin County’s best: Grace Kruthaupt and Jacob Schatzle.
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  • Wednesday, May 5, 2021 3:54 PM
    Union County and Winchester track and field teams battled it out at Northeastern last Friday night. At the final tally, Winchester edged the Lady Patriots, 111.5 to 106, to win this year’s Northeastern Knight Invitational.
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  • Patriots beat Lawrenceburg in the 7th
    Wednesday, May 5, 2021 3:50 PM
    Union County improved to 7-6 last week with an exciting 5-4 come from behind seventh-inning win over the visiting Lawrenceburg Tigers.
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  • Springfield – the town
    Throughout Franklin County’s history, there were numerous little towns –some flourished and some just didn’t get off the ground and slowly vanished over time.
  • Birchill
    Birchill, one of Franklin County’s showplaces and one of the most beautifully landscaped little gems in the town of Brookville. But that was more than half a century ago. 
  • “No Finer Home on Wheels”
    “No Finer Home on Wheels” was just one of the advertising slogans for the luxury trailer coaches made right here in Brookville.
Monday, May 10, 2021

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FC Prom 2021
Indiana Commission to Combat Drug Abuse
Indiana’s Commission to Combat Drug Abuse will meet virtually Friday morning. At the meeting, Executive Director for Drug Prevention, Treatment and Enforcement Douglas Huntsinger and other commission members will discuss continued efforts related to the drug crisis. Chairman Huntsinger will make an announcement.
2021 State of the State address (Jan. 19, 2021)
7 p.m. ET (6 p.m. CT) - Indiana Governor Eric J. Holcomb's 2021 State of the State address
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