Bartholomew County’s moratorium on CAFOs expired in August, but the issue of zoning has yet to be resolved.
Western wildfires are forcing the U.S. Forest Service to spend an unprecedented amount of their budget to fight the blazes.
Bartholomew County commissioners hope to reach a happy ending for all sides of the CAFO ordinance, but it proves difficult.
With the government-appointed committee unable to reach agreements on recommendations, independent groups try to influence lawmakers on their own.
Cary Owsley was found dead in his house from an apparent suicide, but some of his family members say the investigation of his death wasn't handled correctly.
Samuel Sallee, 57, was charged with four counts of murder for killing four people in a house in Waynesville in 2013.
The man accused of shooting and killing four people last year will go to trial in February.
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.