City celebrates Earth Day with tree planting
Lebanon Utilities will celebrate Earth Day this Tuesday, April 22, by planting a tree, as well as giving away 200 tree saplings. The event begins at 10 a.m. at the Lebanon Parks & Recreation office, located at 130 E. Ulen Drive in Lebanon Memorial Pa
City, county companies recognize linemen
Lebanon Utilities and Boone REMC will celebrate their linemen this Friday in observance of National Linemen Appreciation Day. Brian Newton, president and CEO of Boone REMC, said this day recognizes the challenging work linemen do to keep the power on
Work progressing on Habitat home
Teams of women are working to complete Boone County's first-ever Women's Build at 830 North Lafayette Avenue in Lebanon. The Women's Build is a home project built solely by 20 teams, each composed of 15 women. The women began working on the site last
- City celebrates Earth Day with tree planting
Clayton P. Nelson
Mr. Clayton Patrick Nelson, 22, of Jamestown, passed away April 12, 2014. Clayton was born Sept. 5, 1991, in Indianapolis, a son of Robert L. and Lori (King) Nelson. He was a 2010 graduate of Western Boone Jr.-Sr. High School and had attended Ball St
Frank E. Nay Jr.
Mr. Frank E. Nay Jr., 90, of Avon, formerly of Thorntown, passed away Friday, April 11, 2014, at Wellbrooke of Avon. Frank was born in Sheridan, on Sept. 19, 1923. He was a son of the now late Olive (Raines) and Frank E. Nay Sr. He graduated from Sh
James Edward Hedges
James Edward Hedges, 81, Lebanon, died Friday, April 11, 2014, at his home. He was born Nov. 5, 1932, in Whitestown, to Francis C. (Cleve) Hedges and Edna Cochran. He married Susie Ellen Lewis in Whitestown in December 1953, and she survives. Mr. Hed
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Boone Beat for April 18, 2014
The following people, with name, age, address, charge and arresting agency, were booked into the Boone County Jail; charges are preliminary and may be changed subject to review by the Boone County Prosecutor's Office. Thursday, April 17 3:43 p.m. --
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Stars get first win over University
The Western Boone baseball team put it all together Friday afternoon against University. Behind strong pitching and hitting, the Stars got their first win in five tries on the season, topping University 14-4 in six innings.
Lady Stars can't put it together against Bulldogs
It wasn't the Western Boone softball team's day Friday against Brownsburg. Strong hitting and fielding by the visiting Bulldogs was enough to stymie the Stars in a 7-2 game. Western Boone's record fell to 1-1 on the season.
Stars top Eagles in season opener
It was more than two weeks after it was supposed to happen, but the Western Boone softball team got its season underway Thursday evening when they faced cross-county rival Zionsville. The Stars came out on top in the game, 7-4.
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Indiana to pay more for low-income child care
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana child care providers are being offered additional money if they show improvement in the quality of their care for low-income children. The Family and Social Services Administration says that for the first time a funding bo
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