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Monday, May 01, 2017
  • Tommy D. “Chip” Phillips II resigned Friday as judge of Dunkirk City Court and has been reprimanded by the Indiana Supreme Court in connection with an altercation in August of 2016 with the chief of the Dunkirk Police Department.
  • Learning experience
    They did things they’d never done before. Some of them turned to crime.
  • Council gives OK to sewer project
    DUNKIRK — Contracts were awarded for a sewer project on Barbier Street at city council’s Monday night meeting.
  • Wind farm to move forward
    Work is expected to begin on the Bluff Point wind farm project within the next 10 days.
  • Development plans
    Two developers who plan to remodel the Todd Opera House in Dunkirk are also invested in a series of projects to revitalize a section of downtown New Castle.
  • Redkey awards paving contract
    REDKEY — Three local streets will get a facelift this summer.
  • Council discusses sewer rate increase
    Portland residents will face a sewer rate increase in the near future in order to pay for state-mandated wastewater infrastructure improvements.
  • Duties go beyond regular meetings
    County commissioners should do a better job of informing the public of their activities beyond the scope of their Monday meetings.
  • Situation simulation
    To help, first you have to understand the nature of the problem.
  • Impact at school
    Poverty has effects on all aspects of a child’s life, from getting enough food to having access to health care. That also includes education.
  • Will commissioners take a pay cut?
    Jay County Commissioners will be cutting their regular meeting dates in half. Now the question is whether they will take a pay cut as well.
  • Dunkirk moves forward on loan
    DUNKIRK — The city is one step closer to finalizing a loan for the development of two restaurants in the Todd Opera House.
  • County to refinance bonds
    Refinancing jail construction bonds could save Jay County more than $35,000 a year and more than $420,000 over the life of the bond issue, a financial consultant from accounting firm Umbaugh and Associates told county commissioners Monday.
  • Park progress
    FORT RECOVERY — Community Park is undergoing a transformation.
  • Board approves park improvement
    Weiler-Wilson Park will be getting a new concrete pad near the concession stand, but weather may determine when it will be completed.
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