The revenue will support public safety efforts of rural and volunteer fire departments.
Commissioners unanimously rejected the proposal after several residents and business owners voiced concerns.
A Morgan County woman was scammed out of $50,000 with the promise that it would be used to buy land in the online game Second Life.
The National Weather Service indicates two torandoes touched down in Owen and Morgan counties on Tuesday, causing some damage.
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.
The nurses were working at Bradford Woods at a summer camp.
John Myers is appealing his 2006 conviction for murdering IU student Jill Behrman.
Even though the county saw a large percentage increase, only 77 sales were complete or pending at the end of the month, up from 41 last January.
Between 40 and 50 cars came to a stand still near the Monroe/Morgan County line Wednesday morning.