Flooding after record-breaking rainfall has caused thousands of dollars in damage to south central Indiana roads.
Owen County emergency responders stayed busy responding to flood calls today.
The firing range in Spencer remains closed after nearby residents claim their homes were hit with stray bullets.
Under the proposal, all townships with fewer than 1,200 residents would be forced to merge with others.
The charges come two months after the former county highway superintendent was arrested for a similar scheme.
The Owen County coroner said Tuesday that 31-year-old Mason Johnson II of Spencer died from a single gunshot to his head.
The decision to fire Joe Pettijohn comes after commissioners initially decided to suspend him with pay for two weeks following his arrest.
Pettijohn is accused of using a middle man to sell a piece of equipment from the county and profiting from the deal.
The White River is currently registering between 19.5 and 20 feet high, but is expected to rise to between 22 and 23 feet this weekend.
Kyle Parker could be sentenced during a Monday court hearing after he pleaded guilty to murder and kidnapping on Feb. 3.
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