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.
Even if they do not receive an answer to their appeal, residents must pay the property tax by May 10.
The Bartholomew County commissioners have voted to limit part-time employees' hours to avoid paying for health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act
Secretary of State Connie Lawson visited Bartholomew County on Monday to discuss how the county could use vote centers in future elections.
Under the Affordable Care Act, employers with fifty or more employees will need to provide health insurance to those working more than 30 hours per week.