2021-12-22 E-Edition

Amvets help

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Local Amvets Post helps tornado victims

Don Williams, Post Commander for Monticello Amvets Post 91, watched the evening news in disbelief. An outbreak of tornadoes on Dec. 10-11 had left behind complete devastation in parts of the southern United States. Williams jumped into action to help the residents of Kentucky who had suffered the blunt of the devastation. Amvets mission is to help veterans and their […]

Spry retires from Council on Aging

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Teresa Puterbaugh named replacement

Family was the common theme throughout the annual Monticello Senior Center Christmas party. Clients, co-workers, friends, and family gathered to surprise Gale Spry who is retiring after 35 years of dedication and service to the community as Executive Director of White County Council on Aging (WCCA). “I have worked with Gale for 20 years, we are like family, and I […]

Lanouemination: A light in the darkness for the community

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BROOKSTON – It was snowy day in 2017 as a father and son made their way to daycare following a brightly lighted tow truck. “Wizards in Winter,” by the Trans-Siberian Orchestra played over the radio. “Look daddy, those lights are dancing to the music,” said 4-year-old Simon Lanoue. With that, Simon’s father, Brent Lanoue, started to think about the big […]

News in PHOTOS

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Fire Truck Parade Idaville and Burnettsville


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How well do you know White County history? 1) Who is this young man? He was a player on the Monticello Little League team that won the state title in 1957! 2) The Bush Drug Store owned and operated by Dr. E.A. Bush was located in Reynolds. In the spring he handled a complete line of equipment for what sport? […]

Police: Alleged land dispute lands man in Indy hospital

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A 50-year-old rural Burnettsville man (Carroll County) is in an Indianapolis area hospital with what are described as non-lifethreatening injuries to his left arm after allegedly being shot by his 25-yearold son. At 12:11 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 14, Carroll County E911 received a call from Alexander Albee, of north central Carroll County, who reported to dispatchers that his father, […]

Hoosiers could see an additional $125 tax refund

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INDIANAPOLIS – Governor Eric J. Holcomb announced today an estimated 4.3 million taxpayers will receive a $125 refund after they file their 2021 taxes. “Despite a pandemic, Indiana exceeded all expectations and closed the state fiscal year with an unprecedented amount in reserves,” Holcomb said. “We have an obligation to put this money back in the hands of taxpayers instead […]

Most Indiana tax forms now available

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Most Indiana tax forms for the 2022 Individual Income Tax season are now available online. However, the Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) is reminding Hoosiers to wait until they receive their official tax documents and statements before filing their 2021 tax return. All employers are required to provide Form W-2s to employees by Jan. 31, 2022. Other forms may be […]

NEWS Briefs

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Legion to have New Year’s carry-in American Legion Post 81, Monticello, has announced the following upcoming events for December: • The kitchen will be closed on Dec. 24. • There will be an Executive Board Meeting on Dec. 27, at 5 p.m. • On Dec. 31, the kitchen will be closed, but there will be a carry-in dinner with breakfast […]