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Sunday, April 22, 2018
  • Developer gives wind farm details
    More information was presented Wednesday about the proposed wind farm that was a hot topic at Monday’s Jay County Commissioners meeting.
  • Wind farm is hot topic
    Interest in the topic of a potential new wind farm in Jay County was significant enough Monday to require a change of venue.
  • Hudson has two challengers
    None of the Republican candidates for the commissioner seat have ever run for public office before — even though one of them is the incumbent.
  • Council creates committee
    A committee will be formed in an effort to find a way to provide some financial relief for the members of Jay County Regional Sewer District.
  • Committee nears recommendations
    Portland’s wage committee is almost ready to propose a standardized system for paying the city’s employees. 
  • Four seeking Redkey nominations
    Two Redkey Town Council seats are up for election. Four Democrats are hoping to earn a spot on the November ballot.
  • Answer on Millers Branch is unclear
    Jay County Commissioners are still looking for a definitive answer to the question of whether the Army Corps of Engineers has authority over Millers Branch, which has been the source of on-going issues with flooding in downtown Portland.
  • Wind, water and $
    Wind energy, flood mitigation and budget control.
  • City will lease patcher
    The City of Portland will lease a new spray patcher instead of buying one outright in an effort to save money.
  • Trash cost won't increase
    FORT RECOVERY — Residents won’t see their bills for trash collection go up for at least another five years.
  • New procedure approved
    DUNKIRK — Repair, document, verify.
  • Commissioners grill Bradley
    County commissioners put Jay County Development Corporation executive director Bill Bradley on the hot seat Monday, grilling him for specifics on economic success stories.
  • City to join Main Street program
    Portland will soon be designated as a Main Street community through the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs. 
  • Board agrees to pay INDOT
    After initially tabling the decision three weeks ago, Portland Board of Works opted to pay almost $50,000 to Indiana Department of Transportation.
  • Robbins is ruled ineligible for ballot
    One of the candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for the District 33 seat in the Indiana House of Representatives has been knocked off the ballot, The Palladium-Item of Richmond reported Tuesday.
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The Commercial Review, Jay County's Daily Newspaper
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