News and Tribune

Recent Local News

August 16, 2013

Clark County Commissioners approve engineering contract for landfill

Also: Special meeting scheduled to discuss Star Hill Road cost reduction



The commissioners agreed to hold a special meeting Wednesday at 6 p.m. to discuss Mac Construction’s review of the plans for Star Hill Road, which will create a more direct route from Starlight to Borden.

MAC Construction has been reviewing the plans in search of opportunities for savings to become eligible for a cost-reduction incentive from the Indiana Department of Transportation. MAC has identified $2.186 million in savings, according to county Engineer Brian Dixon.

If the commissioners approve of the changes to the project, MAC would receive half of what it saved on the project, while the county would receive the other half in the form of relinquishment credits from INDOT, which could be used to pay the local match on other INDOT-approved projects.


Months after naming Rebecca Lockard the county’s attorney for an upcoming tax sale, the commissioners rescinded their approval of Lockard and named Laura Harbeson the county’s tax sale attorney.

The vote to name Harbeson the attorney for the tax sale was 2-1, with Perkins voting against.

The commissioners approved the change at the request of Treasurer David Reinhardt.


Text Only | Photo Reprints
Recent Local News
Easter 2014 photos

Click on any photo to purchase it.

Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
AP Video
Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage Virginia Governor Tours Tornado Aftermath Judge Faces Heat Over Offer to Help Migrant Kids Kerry: No Deal Yet on 7-Day Gaza Truce Kangaroo Goes Missing in Oklahoma More M17 Bodies Return, Sanctions on Russia Grow Gaza Residents Mourn Dead Amid Airstrikes Raw: Deadly Tornado Hits Virginia Campground Ohio State Marching Band Chief Fired After Probe Raw: Big Rig Stuck in Illinois Swamp Cumberbatch Brings 'Penguins' to Comic-Con Raw: Air Algerie Crash Site in Mali Power to Be Restored After Wash. Wildfire Crashed Air Algerie Plane Found in Mali Israel Mulls Ceasefire Amid Gaza Offensive In Case of Fire, Oxygen Masks for Pets Mobile App Gives Tour of Battle of Atlanta Sites
2013 Photos of the year

Take a look at our most memorable photos from 2013.