Vigo County residents gathered Thursday evening for a public forum to discuss plans for a new county jail.
The meeting was the first opportunity for residents to give feedback on a proposed budget plan to help eliminate a more than $8 million deficit.
The three Vigo County high schools are in need of renovations, and some say new buildings might even be necessary.
High schools in Vigo County held open houses Tuesday evening to show residents what challenges the administrators are up against.
The council spoke about potential changes to the budget in areas including roadwork, the sheriff's department and payroll.
City Council members only recently learned that the state has ordered the city to eliminate the nearly $8 million deficit in the general fund in a single year.
Another state audit of Terre Haute's finances has raised doubts about the city's ability to continue to operate as a municipality.
The 80-year-old is convicted of battery for punching an officer who stopped him from approaching the kidnapping survivor with a knife at an Ind. event.
The proposed new rule states that anyone entering a courtroom building is prohibited from having electronic devices in their possession, including cell phones.
The county parks board suggested signs warning beachgoers about the possible closures unless the vandalism comes to a stop.