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Water company: Residents may notice discolored water, still safe to drink

Brown County Water customers may see discolored water in their homes for the next few days following an issue at the water treatment plant that has now been corrected.


David “Mark” Fitzpatrick

David "Mark" Fitzpatrick, 71, of Nashville passed away Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022 in his home. He was born May 30, 1951 in Indianapolis to...

Bonnie Lou (Mathis) Rihm

Bonnie Lou (Mathis) Rihm, born in Nashville, IN, on April 18, 1946, passed away at the age of 76 on Aug. 7, 2022, in...

Vicki A. Silverthorne Norris

Vicki A. Silverthorne Norris, 71, of Columbus passed away on Aug. 7, 2022, at Columbus Regional Hospital. She was born on Feb. 22, 1951,...
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OUR FOLKS: Bond’s 50th anniversary

Jim and Donna (Rund) Bond celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 6.

COUNTY NEWS: Health department to restrict pump-and-haul permits

Council motions to remove vice president

Coming together to protect, preserve: Summer community forums focus on Lake Monroe watershed management plan

Brown County is home to more than half of the land that water flows through in creeks and streams on its way to Lake Monroe.

‘Unintended consequence’: Trail supporters request pedestrian crossing for Indian Hill railroad

For more than 20 years hikers have traveled through Brown County on the Tecumseh Trail, making their way across the Indian Hill Road railroad crossing on their trek down one of the longest hiking trails in the state.

Eagle track and field runners conclude season with state championship performances

This weekend two Brown County High School juniors completed their track and field season after competing at the state championship in Bloomington.


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GUEST OPINION:All about how to help keep streams, creeks healthy

When we hear the term stream health what conservationists mean is biodiversity — or variety of life — within the stream or creek.

GUEST OPINION: America, what will it be? Clues from the news

Is America, both as a nation and a concept, coming to the end of the road?

Letters to the editor for week of Aug. 10

League supports creation of Human Rights Commission

Letters to the editor for week of Aug. 3

League urges legislators to support reproductive health

Fine print: Jail bookings July 25-31

(All persons are presumed innocent of these preliminary charges pending court action. The arresting officer’s name appears in parenthesis.)