Martinsville is seeking $515,000 to restore the facades of six buildings on its town square.
The plans include adding silver and brass-colored panels to the building's exterior.
The building has been standing for more than a century and is in need of several upgrades.
Last years’ storms destroyed the property, causing an estimated $1.4 million worth of damage.
Much work still needs to be done including removal and replacement of 5 of the 10 basketball courts and sanding and refinishing of the other 5 courts.
Increasing train speeds in Linton are a harbinger of new business, but some residents worry for the safety of children used to slower-moving trains.
According to a study done by the Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network in 2009, ridicule towards gay or lesbian students is still prevalent in schools.
The old Monroe Oil building is along a section of the B-Line trail set to open this year.
The plan is an attempt to phase in high school repair without raising taxes too much. The cost of the projects adds up to $123 million.
The renovations to the 50-year-old high school will cost around $60 million and will begin as soon as 2008.