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Local schools’ state grades hold steady or improve

PENDLETON — South Madison Community School Corp. earned better grades from the Indiana Department of Education for the 2016-17 school year than the prior...
Councilman proposes boost to pay

By Tyler Fenwick ptnews@ptlpnews.com MARKLEVILLE — Markleville Town Council member Matthew Gustin made a motion to increase annual council member salaries from $1,700 to $4,500, to...
Two injured in crash Thursday morning

SOUTH MADISON COUNTY — Two people are in critical condition after a two-car collision Thursday morning on U.S. 36 northeast of Markleville. According to the...
Markleville council ups sewer rates

By Tyler Fenwick ptnews@ptlpnews.com MARKLEVILLE — The Markleville Town Council voted Monday, Aug. 28, to increase sewer rates for residents, effective immediately. Under the new ordinance, sewage...
Local Hurricane Harvey relief efforts underway

PENDLETON--This weekend, a retired local pastor is asking for help in many ways to supply those in need of relief after the devastation of...
Lapel rezones land for care center

LAPEL — Lapel Town Council voted unanimously to rezone 40 acres at County Road 650 West and State Road 13, paving the way for...
Markleville considers ordinance changes

MARKLEVILLE — The Markleville Town Council gave the first readings of two ordinances recently, one designed to improve the appearance of the town and...
Residents part of national video

Staff Reports NEW YORK — Emily Johnson of Anderson and Markleville Police Chief Tim Basey will appear on Broadway Saturday, Sept. 16, as part of...
Public hearing on Lapel rezoning tonight

LAPEL — The Giving Hope Foundation founder Joe Shetterley presented plans for a community center designed to treat people of all ages with special...
Hearing set for $500K grant application

PENDLETON — The Town of Pendleton has scheduled a public hearing on Aug. 24 to discuss the town’s application to the Indiana Office of...

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