Representative Ralph Foley and Senator Richard Bray have led the legislature’s work on criminal code evaluation for years, but both are retiring this fall.
Martinsville is seeking to put its wells on the Superfund National Priorities list – a survey of sites in need of chemical cleanup.
Higher water bills are cutting into some household budgets more than utilities customers can afford.
Martinsville has not raised its water rate in about six years, and the city says it needs the increase to pay for infrastructure improvements.
Two Martinsville teachers received nine years probation but no jail time for three counts of child seduction.
Many rural residents rely on groundwater for drinking and cooking, and many city dwellers and businesses tap into underground aquifers as well.
Martinsville homeowners outside city limits say they do not need city services and do not want to pay city taxes.
The Indiana Court of Appeals says the case was properly waived to an adult court even though the defendant was 15 at the time of the shooting.
The USDA is closing an office in Martinsville that offers farmers assistance in applying for loans and complying with federal regulations.
Martinsville teacher and tennis coach Jeff McGown recently resigned.