The commissioners gave initial approval to the one-year moratorium at their meeting this morning.
Bartholomew County is allowing a farmer to build a confined feeding operation with 2,000 hogs.
Bartholomew County commissioner Richard Flohr says a new committee will evaluate an ordinance that regulates confined animal feeding operations.
A 9-year-old girl and 6-year-old boy were hit by a school bus this morning. Both have been hospitalized.
County Commission President Carl Lienhoop says the highway garage is in disrepair and needs to be rebuilt.
The Bartholomew County Assessor says his office has settled about half of the property tax appeals it received from the 2012 reassessments.
In Brown County, the sole suspect in a Waynesville murder case has made a plea deal with the prosecutor's office to resolve an unrelated assault charge.
Samuel E. Sallee is being held at the Brown County Jail.
All four people found dead in a Waynesville home this weekend were shot in the head, an autopsy report shows.
There have been an unprecedented number of appeals by Bartholomew County residents over property taxes.