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  • Christmas in Our Hometown Tree Decorating Contest
    Be sure to check out the courthouse lawn on Dec. 5 for the 1st Annual Christmas Tree Decoration Contest. The contest has a suggested donation of $100 and is open to any community organization or business. Those interested should contact Tayler Bryson 765-580-2290 or Dana Risch 765-580-0354. All proceeds go to the Community Initiative Fund. The contest is being presented by Union County Parks & Rec, Union County Development Corporation and Whitewater State Park.
  • Pitching in for Paul
    A combination of respect, community and hard work came together on the eve of Thanksgiving in Union County.
  • ISP investigating officer-involved 
shooting in Rush County
    The Indiana State Police is investigating an officer-involved shooting which took place overnight Nov. 30 in Rushville.
  • BTC announces free parking for the month of December
    Brookville Town Council held a brief meeting on Nov. 23 where they decided on free parking for the month of December and approved some building permits.
  • Metamora’s Old Fashioned Christmas
walk has begun
    The annual tradition Metamora's Old Fashioned Christmas Walk returned this past weekend, bringing out shoppers from all over the region to visit the little canal town full of shopping and Christmas Spirit.
  • ISP investigating officer-involved
shooting in Wayne County
    Wayne County - The Indiana State Police has been asked to investigate an officer involved shooting incident which took place Nov. 28 in Wayne County.
  • Ray of Hope toy Drive
enters 9th year
    In the spirit of the season of giving, the Ray of Hope Toy Drive, now in its 9th year, is asking for donations.
  • F.C./Brookville one of nine communities to receive HELP designation
    On Nov. 23 Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs announced the nine communities to be included in the Hoosier Enduring Legacy Program, Franklin County/Brookville being one.
  • Honoring those who serve: John Franklin
    Let us honor lifelong Union County resident John Franklin and his service in the U.S. Air Force from Dec. 18, 1956, to Dec. 9, 1960. John was a 2nd Class Airman who worked as a Materiel Management Specialist of Aviation.
  • Bad wreck at dangerous College Corner intersection
    Saturday, Nov. 20 - Danyell Bolser was about to start cooking dinner for her family when her oldest daughter Jayden ran downstairs and started yelling, “Someone just hit the truck!”
  • Youth football: Battle in Rocky Top
    After getting an invite and securing several sponsorships, the 2021 Talawanda Braves 5th-grade football team traveled to Knoxville, Tennessee, to compete in the Battle in Rocky Top last weekend. They ended up finishing 3rd place out of 14 teams in their bracket (10u 5th Grade).
  • INDOT Reminds Drivers of Construction Ahead of Thanksgiving Holiday
    INDIANA - The Indiana Department of Transportation is reminding drivers of some construction projects ahead of the Thanksgiving weekend travel.
  • U.C County Council tables grant coordinator
    Union County Council on Nov. 18 tabled an additional appropriation to pay $20,000 out of the county's economic development income tax (EDIT) to cover the county's portion of the community grant coordinator position shared between the county, Town of Liberty, Union County Foundation (UCF) and Town of West College Corner
  • In the spirit of Thanksgiving
    This time of year, you will see plenty of philanthropy. Last Saturday was an impeccable example; two volunteer-based groups came together to ensure neither town in Union County would go hungry.
  • The Brookville Redevelopment Commission gave some updates on ongoing projects at its Nov. 15 meeting.
  • U.C. Commissioners: Properties go up for sale
    Secretary of State Holli Sullivan visited the Union County clerk's office on Wednesday, Nov. 10 as she continues her 92 County Listening Tour.
  • County commissioner Paul Wiwi passes away
    It is a somber day for Union County after the untimely death of Commissioner Paul Wiwi.
  • Franklin County Commissioners discussed the River Road/Gobles Creek bridge project at its Nov. 16 meeting.
  • Exciting things happening for FC Purdue Extension
    The Purdue Extension of Franklin County held its annual meeting and dinner on Thursday, Nov. 18. After dinner, board members discussed annual business, including the FC Cooperative Extension Service Budget. The amount approved in 2021 was $118, 240.00, and the amount for 2022 is $118, 629.
  • School board reverses course
on governor’s order
    In a unanimous decision last Wednesday, the Franklin County Community School Corporation Board of Trustees voted 6-0 to fully comply with Governor Eric Holcomb's recent extension of Executive Order 21-29 as it relates to addressing the spread of COVID-19 in Indiana school systems.
Thursday, December 2, 2021

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