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  • Pool management issues addressed at BTC meeting
    At the July 27 Brookville Town Council meeting, some concerned citizens discussed some issues they had regarding council and pool management.
  • Brookville Town Council president Curtis Ward addressed concerns over small animal control brought up by Franklin County Commissioners at their July 27 meeting.
  • Annual pay structure set for library workers
    Employees of the Franklin County Public Library district are set to receive a 2% pay increase across the board when the calendar flips to 2022. This was the focal point when the district's board of trustees met at the Brookville Library July 20.
  • Franklin County Council discussed staffing and funding for the Franklin County Health Department at its July 27 meeting.
  • Suspect charged in 
Riverview Subdivision
 shooting
    A Brookville man has been charged with Battery with a Deadly Weapon, a Level 5 Felony after a weekend shooting in Riverview Subdivision.
  • Honoring those who serve: Matthew M. Hampton Jr.
    Let us honor 2021 UCHS graduate, Matthew M. Hampton Jr., who has just recently joined the army after getting his diploma in June. He is currently in his fifth week of basic training, being stationed in Fort Jackson in South Carolina.
  • Life views from a sheriff in a small town
    I've been asked numerous times what it's been like being the sheriff of a rural community. I can't express my appreciation enough for the people who live in this community. We look around us today and see all the turmoil going on and it makes you reflect on how fortunate we are. If you don't believe me, just watch the news or travel out of the area and you will see what I am talking about. Do we have stress in our job? Yes.
  • U.C. baby contest
    It isn’t difficult to tell who enjoys the Baby Show the most at the 2021 Union County 4-H Fair.
  • Union County church turns 100
    The First Missionary Baptist Church, located at 414 Eaton Street in Liberty, turned 100 years young last Sunday on July 25. Members of the church hosted a celebratory dinner from the Simply on Salem Event Center at 3:30 p.m. After the dinner, a church program and service followed. First Baptists from across Indiana united at the event center to revel in the occasion; around 100-plus patrons filled the hall. Pastor Michael Potter hosted the event, along with family members and volunteers from the church.
  • MMH Announces Leadership Change
    Dr. Tim Putnam, President and Chief Executive Officer for Margaret Mary Health, announced today his resignation effective August 31, 2021. Putnam has served as hospital CEO since 2009.
  • Mathews Auto Center celebrates 30 years
    This Saturday, Mathews Auto Center will be celebrating 30 years in business. In August of 1991, the father and son team of Chris and Doug Mathews decided to purchase an empty building on 27 South where the former Carnes Motor Sales used to sit.
  • The pocket park is officially open
    Last Sunday, July 25, the town’s newest beautification project hosted its inaugural park party. Kids enjoyed water games, face painting and foam blocks that were lent to the party by the library located just a block away.
  • Important Town Council
Meeting Upcoming
    The Liberty Town Council will be conducting the first of two public hearings regarding the potential increase in the water rate. The meeting will take place Aug. 2, at 6 p.m. in the Commissioners Chambers located on the second floor of the courthouse.
  • Historic clock faces to be donated/sold
    Union County Commissioners discussed plans for two of the old clock faces that formerly adorned the four-story clock tower atop the Union County Courthouse at its July 23 meeting.
  • Family life in 4-H
    The Stewart family’s blood runs 4-H green. The family consists of: Robby – Dad, Ashley – Mom, Mason – oldest son, Easton – youngest son, Camryn – oldest daughter, Anniston – youngest daughter.
  • Intense Allegations At Commissioners’ Meeting
    Union County Bicentennial Planning Committee chair Melissa Spillers presented concerns about the Union County Development Corporation to Union County Commissioners at its July 27 meeting.
  • Versailles man killed in accidental explosion

    An 83-year-old man died Tuesday following an accidental explosion that occurred outside his rural Versailles home.
  • Town to move forward with purchase agreement for old Zimmer Tractor building
    At the July 27 Brookville Town Council meeting, council members voted to move forward with a purchase agreement for the old Zimmer Tractor building on 7th Street.
  • County kitchens get 
mostly clean reports
    A total of 44 food-service establishments, including bed and breakfasts, school cafeterias and specialty shops, were visited for inspection by Franklin County sanitarian David Fehlinger between April 1-June 30.
  • Dozens enjoy scenic Lakeside 5K
    Area runners and walkers from as young as 11 years all the way up through age 80 participated in the 11th annual Lakeside 5K Saturday morning to benefit the Franklin County High School cross country program. The roughly 3.1-mile trip is unique in that it offers participants a scenic view of Brookville Lake while traveling from the school to the dam and back.
Thursday, August 5, 2021

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