Monthly Archives: October 2019

‘No shame, no blame, no names’: ‘Baby Box’ installed in Fortville

2019-11-15T17:51:37+00:00October 24th, 2019|Child abuse prevention, Daily Reporter, Neglect, Prosecutor's office|

FORTVILLE — The door recently installed at Vernon Township’s new fire station isn’t big like the bay doors spanning its large garage. Instead, it’s just big enough to place a baby in the container inside. That container, which is equipped with heating and cooling features, immediately locks after a baby is placed inside. A circuit

County moves forward on $5 million bond

2019-11-15T17:59:22+00:00October 16th, 2019|Daily Reporter, Police Department, Prosecutor's office|

GREENFIELD — The county commissioners have a laundry list of projects on which they may spend bond proceeds over the next few years, from body scanners and radios to upgrades of several county buildings. Hancock County plans to issue a $5 million general obligation bond — funded through property taxes — before the end of