Commissioner’s Certificate Sale Deemed Successful

The Clinton County Treasurer’s Office held the annual Commissioner’s Certificate Sale on April 10 at the Clinton County Courthouse.  On the date of the sale 17 parcels were offered at a public auction. Parcels in a certificate sale have a county lien attached, and have been previously offered at a general tax sale. The  State…

Clinton County Residents Should Receive Tax Bills This Week

Clinton County Treasurer Carol Bartley mailed tax bills on April 12.  Clinton County residents should be receiving them in the mail this week.  Bartley said they are excited to announce that beginning in 2020, they will offer E-billing!!  Taxpayers will receive an insert included in their tax statement with sign up information. The basic statement…

$9 Million Microscope to be Installed at Purdue

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Purdue University, the Indiana University School of Medicine, IU Bloomington, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Eli Lilly and Co. and the Indiana Biosciences Research Institute have collaborated to bring the latest version of a cryo-electron microscope to Indiana. The nearly $9 million machine will be housed in Purdue’s…

Small Plane Crashes at Boone County Airport

At approximately 4:02 p.m. Monday, the Boone County Communications Center received a 911 call reporting a plane had crashed at the Boone County Airport, located at 1600 East 250 South in Lebanon. Officers with the Lebanon Police Department arrived to find the pilot being evaluated and treated by Lebanon Fire Department and Boone County Emergency…

Pinewood Derby And Scout Fair

Sugar Creek District Cub Scouts held their annual Pinewood Derby and Scout Fair Saturday, Sugar Creek District is comprised of Scouting units from Montgomery, Boone, Clinton and part of Hendricks Counties. The scouts build their own race cars from a block of wood and raced them down a 35-foot 8-lane aluminum track. Cars reach 200+…

Boone Economic Development Corp. Completes Restructuring

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that the Boone County Economic Development Corp. says it has completed a restructuring process. The effort resulted in the launch of the Boone EDC Platinum Circle, which it says will provide crucial insights, connections and feedback to guide the organization’s strategies. The Boone EDC Platinum Circle is comprised of public…

Rossville First Financial Bank to Host Blood Drive

Rossville First Financial Bank in Rossville will feature a Blood Drive event on Wednesday May 8, from noon to 5 p.m. Local residents are invited to give blood in the effort to help save lives. The local blood center will be onsite at the banking center and accepting donations from noon to 5 p.m. Some…

Legendary ’70-’71 Rossville Basketball Team

Submitted By Scott Spires This column is only one story of the legendary 1970-71 Rossville Hornets basketball team.The time was 1971. Richard Nixon was President. Gas was 40 cents a gallon, bread 25 cents a loaf, a first class stamp 8 cents. 18-year old’s just received the right to vote with the 26th amendment. The…

Absentee/Early Voting Currently Going on at Courthouse

Absentee/Early Voting for the May 7 Primary Election is currently going on at the Clinton County Courthouse from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, through Friday, May 3. Absentee/Early Voting will also be held at the Courthouse from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, and Saturday, May 4, and 8…