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  • Arnold to serve as vice chairman

    INDIANAPOLIS — House Republican Speaker Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis) has announced committee members for the Indiana House Republican caucus.
    Rep. Lloyd Arnold (R-Leavenworth) has been selected to serve as vice chairman of the Natural Resources Committee.
    Committee chairmen and caucus leaders are selected biennially by the majority party after each election year.

  • Arnold sworn in to House seat, ready to serve district

    INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana legislators were sworn in Nov. 20, Organization Day, which marks the first meeting for the 118th General Assembly. All 100 members of the House, including 19 new Republicans, were sworn in by Chief Justice Brent Dickson.

    “Just like a responsible family, we will sit together at our desks on the House floor and in the committee rooms of this building – and work through the monumental issues facing our state,” said newly re-elected Speaker of the House Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis).

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  • Councilmen question additional appropriations

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Members of the county council questioned once again why county departments needed additional appropriations to cover their expenses.

  • City council adopts ordinances

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Common Council members voted at a regular meeting Nov. 12 to adopt an ordinance permitting Clerk-Treasurer Arvina Bozarth to make certain payments by electronic funds transfers.

    “Starting Jan. 1, the Indiana Department of Revenue will no longer accept checks,” Bozarth explained. “They want everything done through electronic payment.”

  • City council concerned about losing kids, safety

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Common Councilman Emory Yaggi said during a Nov. 12 meeting of that city’s leaders he’s concerned about children leaving the city to attend schools in other districts.

    “When you go up to the highway, you see all these kids standing out, and there’s a good 20 waiting for about three school buses – I know there’s nothing we can do about that,” he said.

  • Spencer County lands $1 billion fertilizer plant

    By STUART CASSIDY
    Staff Reporter

    ROCKPORT – Months of speculation as to the regional location of a potential fertilizer facility is over. The Illinois-based Ohio Valley Resources LLC announced Thursday the company will call Spencer County home.

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