The New Castle Henry County Chamber of Commerce is honored to present the Memorial Day Ceremony and Parade.
Henry County Sheriff Ric McCorkle asked the Henry County Commissioners at their first April meeting to consider renaming a portion of Van Nuys Road, which is the road that the New Jail will be on, after Sergeant Ronald L. Lampe.
Spiceland’s Care Days will take place in September this year. Planning for the biennial year event started a few months ago.
Tuesday was the first in-person meeting inside Spiceland Town Hall in over a year as the Spiceland Town Council met for their April meeting.
The Knightstown Park Board is staying busy, with multiple ideas and many things that are in the works, including a possible Camp-Out night this summer. The park board held their monthly meeting Monday at the Sunset Park shelter house.
If New Castle residents want curbside recycling, everyone will have to pay for it.
Following the New Castle City Council meeting on Monday, one question that is still unanswered is what is the city going to be doing with their recycling. Also why the decision to keep the trash service in Muncie for the rest of 2021.
The Knightstown Redevelopment Commission discussed several issues Monday, including the Masonic Building in Knightstown as well as their branding project that they are trying to get going.
The New Castle City Council passed Ordinance #3860 on its first reading Monday. The ordinance is an amendment to the schedule of fees at New Castle South Mound Cemetery and Westlawn Addition.
The relationships you build with people can really bring a town together. That togetherness, respect and gratitude was on display Monday night between Robert Dye and the New Castle City Council.
The 90-day trash trial with the service in Muncie is almost up, and New Castle City Council President Rex Peckinpaugh wanted to see what the plan was for the trash services for the rest of 2021.
Even though the governor’s statewide mask mandate is set to be lifted today, Mayor Greg York assured everybody at Monday’s Board of Works and Public Safety meeting that New Castle is still going to require masks in all city buildings and city offices.
The Indiana Senate Utilities Committee passed HB 1381 9-2 after hearing a significant amendment to the bill Thursday morning.
The Henry County Council is planning special work sessions in the coming weeks to take a closer look at a few items they heard about at March’s regular meeting.
“We want our ordinances to reflect reality. What we have in the ordinances doesn’t reflect what our communities really are,” Zoning Administrator Darrin Jacobs said, explaining why he wants to change this county building codes.
The Henry County Council found out last week that local communities can expect to see nearly $15 million of the total $1.9 trillion America Rescue Plan (ARP).
The Henry County Commissioners met in person Wednesday with a lot more people in attendance as the Covid numbers continue to drop.
You could practically see the relief on Henry County Health Department Administrator Angela Cox’s face Wednesday night as she gave the Health Department update at the County Commissioners meeting.
“It can be done everywhere else, so it can be done here.” Those were the words from Kevin Richey to the Knightstown Town Council speaking on whether or not Wayne Township could fund a EMS service for the township.
Henry County’s new jail has been moving along just fine, according to the Henry County Commissioners, who are hoping that everything will just “stay on track.”
Surgery is scheduled later this week for Henry County Sheriff’s Deputy David Kindred to repair facial injuries suffered in a February altercation with a fleeing suspect. Had it not been for a valiant reserve officer, however, Kindred’s family might have been facing something far worse – plan…
Like a parent walking through the playground with their child, controversy and the Henry County Memorial Park board have seemingly gone hand-in-hand over the past few years.
The City of New Castle has created a $1,000 dollar building demolition fee. The city council Monday created a special fund specifically for the “demolition water utility” money.
Grede New Castle is fired up about the future, both literally and figuratively – if only the local auto parts manufacturer could find more workers.
“The big discussion today is that Henry County has placed the City of New Castle back in the ‘blue advisory’ level for Covid. The numbers are way down and we’re going to move forward with opening city buildings and the town to the public.”
As we reported last week, Indiana lawmakers will tackle the voting districts in the next few months.
Some broad-ranging legislation is still on the table at the Indiana Statehouse as the 2021 legislative session enters a home stretch. “Broad” as in have the governor’s powers been too broad during the pandemic? Or “broad,” as in broadband and the need to provide greater access for Indiana’s …
Ever since U.S. Vice President Charles Fairbanks came to New Castle for the groundbreaking of a new Maxwell-Briscoe Automobile Factory in 1907, this city’s manufacturing ability has put it on many maps.
Clouds of uncertainty and confusion parted somewhat and new light shined Wednesday night on what local officials want to see in a solar ordinance for Henry County.
The Spiceland Town Council decided Tuesday to change the date of an annual community event to later in the year.
It’s no secret that the town of Spiceland is having drainage troubles. It’s been a problem for quite some time and town council president Darrin Jacobs has been well aware of this issue.
Sen. Mike Gaskill, who represents the northern third of Henry County, talked recently about several pandemic-related bills that have generated discussion in this year’s Indiana General Assembly.