The city council took the first step Monday to raise more than $1 million in bonds to work on New Castle’s parks.
Empty was the theme for the New Castle City Council meeting that took place on Monday. Council President Rex Peckinpaugh and Lynn Perdue were not present for the meeting.
The annual New Castle Babe Ruth Canvass has been given the green-light to have their event this weekend. It was approved at the New Castle Board of Public Works and Safety meeting that took place Monday morning.
New Castle Henry County Economic Development President Corey Murphy gave an update on the EDC at the recent Henry County Council Meeting.
On Sunday, Indiana chapter of The Rolling Thunder had their inaugural Ride for Freedom in Indiana. They made a stop at Henry County Memorial Park for a presentation and wreath laying at the Big Four Monument.
At recent countywide meetings, various local governments have appointed members of the new Food and Beverage Advisory Board.
Linda Lashbrook, Chair of the Park Advisory Committee (PAC) in Knightstown has been working extremely hard to try and get a kids club set up at Sunset Park. She’s brought it to the Knightstown Park Board multiple times.
The Town of Knightstown held a public hearing Thursday at the most recent council meeting to consider a rezoning ordinance for the property of Zach Burgess, owner of Burgess Auctions at 45 W. Carey St.
Knightstown Redevelopment Commission President Roger Hammer pitched the idea in April of the town council helping with the RDC’s branding project.
The Knightstown Town Council had a lot of business to get through Thursday night, including a way bigger crowd than usual.
Due to the Knightstown High School Top 15 Banquet that took place on Tuesday, the Charles A. Beard School Corporation School Board met an hour before their originally scheduled time.
The Henry County Commissioners heard some good news Wednesday when they asked from department head reports.
Memorial Park Superintendent Tracy Harrison gave the county commissioners an update Wednesday on events that are coming up at the park this summer.
In Spiceland, the Freedom Days Festival is one of their most treasured traditions. Spiceland Freedom Days began in the summer of 1976 by a group of dedicated citizens who wanted to celebrate the bicentennial of our country. Due to its success, the festival then became a yearly event.
The Spiceland Town Council had plenty of items on the agenda for their May meeting Tuesday Night. They had to make a decision on getting their entire water system mapped electronically, so that they can use this to map out waterlines or breaks or whatever it may be.
The Henry County Commissioners and Henry County Council met Thursday morning to start talks of how to spend $9.3 million.
The Knightstown Town Council ordered 1,725 new electronic water and 1,500 electricity meters back in December. At that same meeting, they decided to conduct a rate study through the first quarter of 2021.
The New Castle City Council passed three ordinances at their Monday meeting. The Council also heard a presentation about possibly changing the amount of light above the city.
Governor Eric Holcomb vetoed another bill Tuesday that had been supported by Republican lawmakers in response to the state’s COVID-19 response.
The U.S. Congress and President Joe Biden enacted the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP) on March 11. Monday night, the New Castle City Council started getting ready to receive for the $3.57 million in ARP funds the city expects to get.
The Knightstown Town Council held a special meeting on Thursday to get everyone on the same page on some ideas and topics they plan on voting on at the next couple of town council meetings.
Henry County Highway Department Superintendent Joe Copeland had something to propose to the commissioners Wednesday evening.
The Henry County Commissioners had their second April meeting Wednesday. There were only two commissioners present, as Ed Tarantino is on vacation.
Henry County’s state representative, Tom Saunders, was one of four Republicans in the Statehouse who agreed with Gov. Eric Holcomb on House Bill 1123.
Governor Eric Holcomb is suing the Indiana General Assembly, claiming the lawmakers pushed forward an unconstitutional bill with HEA 1123.
Thursday was the first time in more than a year that the New Castle Henry County Chamber of Commerce could host its regular ‘Lunch with the Chamber’ event for members.
On Thursday, Henry County officials gathered at the new Henry County Correctional and Rehabilitation Center for an official “Steel Topping Off Ceremony” as Weigand Construction installed the final steel beam on the new building.
Former Knightstown High School student and current KHS Agriculture teacher Jessica Stoten attended the school board meeting on Monday.
Being mayor requires a lot of responsibilities, including conserving the peace of the city, overseeing all city operations, including the street department and water department. The mayor also can propose legislation to the City Council and has to play a big part in coming up with the budget…
STATEHOUSE — Senate District 42 was recently awarded funds to help communities continue to address the impact of COVID-19, said State Sen. Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg).