A bill headed to the House would divert some of the revenue earmarked for local entities, and send it back to the casinos.
Thirty to 40 part-time employees are facing the prospect of limited work hours because the county does not want to pay for their health care.
More than 9,000 students are taking part in Indiana's voucher program, but the state has allocated enough money for up to 15,000 students.
A referendum increasing property taxes would raise $1.8 million annually to expand preschool education in Bartholomew County.
Clifty Creek Elementary is transferring to a technology heavy learning environment.
Bartholomew and Brown County schools have already begun because of a change in their academic calendars.
Bartholomew County's child poverty rate rose to 22 percent in 2010.
The board will make recommendation not just for Columbus, but for Bartholomew County EMS services as well.
IDOC officials say Aflleje has a number of noticeable tattoos on his hands and arms.
Columbus says it will now only sound its sirens when there is a tornado warning.