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Tuesday, December 01, 2015
Waste district to offer grants
With its finances in good shape and getting better every month, Jay County Solid Waste Management District is looking for more ways to promote recycling.
Dunkirk OKs flooding study
DUNKIRK — Precautions are being taken to avoid further flooding in the city.
Cost unclear for tile replacement
Jay and Blackford County residents who will pay for a new drainage tile will have to wait a while longer to find out what the cost might be.
FR schools test scores remain strong
FORT RECOVERY — Test results for 2014-15 were similar to those from previous school years.
Council, marshal questioned
REDKEY — Questions and complaints were the focus Thursday.
County seeks outside help
With big financial decisions looming, Jay County has decided to get some outside advice.
More credit being earned
Jay Schools has put an emphasis on increasing the percentage of its graduates who attain post-secondary education. As part of that effort, more and more students are getting a head start on the process.
Council gives OK?for more funding
Extra money is needed to pay off the remaining water park expenses.
Commissioners set new speed limit
Jay County drivers will notice a new 30 mile per hour speed limit on county road 200 West between Indiana 67 and Indiana 26.
Grant will provide new signs in village
Fort Recovery will be drawing additional attention to its historical sites with grant money secured by Ball State University's Applied Anthropology Laboratories.
Setback numbers may get refined
A confined feeding study committee recommended two setback classes for confined feeding operations, but four may be created.
Sewer work to start today
Sewer work to help alleviate flooding in a west side Portland neighborhood was scheduled to begin today.
Commissioners OK upgrades to machines
The next time Jay County residents vote, it will likely be on updated machines.
Blight removal progressing
DUNKIRK — The removal of blighted homes is nearly complete.
Board keeps amendment in place
An agreement for an additional $20,000 in engineering work on a local project will remain in place.
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