Knox County Council to Discuss Jail Tax Elimination

The Knox County Council has set a special session this Monday to consider ending collection of a Knox County Jail tax at the end of the year. The repeal is being considered, since the County has collected enough funds to pay a set of Jail bonds off early. However, even with the full payment, the actual bonds themselves can’t be settled until January of 2016. …

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Unemployment Rates Down in Area

(Indianapolis, IN)– Many area counties are still below the state of Indiana’s unemployment average for September. Daviess County is best in the area, at three-point nine percent– tied for fifth best in the state. …

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Search Is On for Missing Vincennes Woman

(Vincennes, IN)– Local and area police agencies are looking for the mother of Knox County E-M-A director John Streeter. 68 year-old Jewell Streeter of Vincennes was last seen on Saturday; her car was last seen that day in Washington. …

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Talking Turkey at Knox Chamber Luncheon

(Vincennes, IN)– Knox County Chamber members were talking turkey yesterday, with a Farbest Foods-sponsored Knox County Chamber of Commerce lunch. The lunchtime event was held at Vincennes University’s Beckes Student Union. It featured information on Farbest’s Vincennes success, along with comments by Farbest C-E-O Ted Seger…

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NK School Board Changes Rainy Day Fund Wording

(Bicknell, IN)– The North Knox School Board approved a change of wording for use of the Corporation’s Rainy Day Fund. The re-worded document allows the use of Rainy Day Fund dollars for building improvements. North Knox Schools Superintendent Darrell Bobe says the funds could be used later for coming heating and air conditioning improvements…

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