Martinsville schools' newly named acting superintendent Jerry Sanders is taking over after the interim superintendent resigned this week.
The state plans to upgrade State Road 37 to interstate standards by 2016.
The new $3.1 million dispatch center is expected to be constructed by the end of 2014.
A piece of land north of Martinsville that could have been developed is open to the public as a nature preserve.
A man was hit and killed last month after he tried to cross SR 37 near Martinsville High School.
Section 5 of I-69, the area from Bloomington to Martinsville, could cost millions less than originally estimated.
Martinsville is seeking $515,000 to restore the facades of six buildings on its town square.
The governor says finding public-private partnerships to finish the road will rank above most other priorities for INDOT.
The Indianapolis Power and Light Company plant is expected to be complete by 2017.
Empty and dilapidated Martinsville businesses will apply for grant funding aimed as restoring the city’s downtown.