Crothersville council announces meetings


Crothersville council announces meetings

The Crothersville Town Council will conduct an executive session at 5 p.m. Monday at the town hall, 111 E. Howard St., Crothersville.

The purpose of the meeting, closed to the public and press, is to conduct interviews.

Then at 6 p.m. Tuesday, the council will have its regular monthly meeting at the town hall.

It will start with a public hearing on the cumulative capital fund. Other agenda items include spending requests for a utilities truck bed and the school’s after prom, John Edrington discussing his building at 121 E. Howard St., Brayden Neideffer discussing 405 E. Main St., Collin Mills discussing 400 Lowry Ave. and Kris Hunley and Amy Schleter addressing the council.

Also on the agenda are Main Street Circle properties, FPBH Inc. and Administrative Resources association reports and a bid process for selling town equipment.

That meeting is open to the public and press and also may be viewed live online at

Brownstown BZA to meet Tuesday night at town hall

The Brownstown Board of Zoning Appeals will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the town hall, 116 E. Cross St., Brownstown.

The board will hear from Lonite LLC, which is requesting a variance from the minimum side yard setback of 5 feet and number of permitted principal structures permitted to construct two 2,460-square-foot duplexes 3.6 feet from the east and west property line(s) of the subject lot in the 800 block of West Bridge Street.

New business includes election of officers and residency certifications.

The meeting is open to the public and press.

Crothersville school board sets executive session

The Crothersville Community School Corp. board of education will meet in executive session at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the central administration building, 201 S. Preston St., Crothersville.

The purpose of the meeting, closed to the public and press, is to receive information about and interview prospective employees.

JCIDC receives grant from Duke Energy

Duke Energy recently awarded a $5,000 grant to Jackson County Industrial Development Corp. as part of the company’s 2022 Partnership Program.

To qualify, applicants submitted plans that would have direct impact on the community’s economic growth. The awards help local and regional economic development organizations fund marketing and strategic efforts in the communities they serve. Amounts varied depending on the size and scope of the project.

“Duke Energy is working hand in hand with our local and regional economic development partners to accelerate growth and job creation in the communities we serve,” said Erin Schneider, director of economic development for Duke Energy Indiana.

The program supports organizations that increase awareness of a community or region’s economic development strategies and product availability. This may include tours and special events to promote business sites and communities, marketing campaigns and promotional materials and website development and updates.

Since the program was established in 2017, Duke Energy has contributed nearly $600,000 in grant funding to organizations that are helping create vibrant economies in the state.

Duke Energy Indiana, a subsidiary of Duke Energy, provides about 6,300 megawatts of owned electric capacity to approximately 870,000 customers in a 23,000-square-mile service area, which includes Brownstown, Crothersville, Medora and Seymour in Jackson County.

Hamilton Township alumni banquet set for April 24

The Hamilton Township Alumni Association banquet will begin at 1 p.m. April 24 at Pewter Hall, 850 W. Sweet St., Brownstown.

The township’s annual reunion is open to anyone who graduated or attended Cortland High School or the grade school, parochial school or a special academic program while living at least one year in Hamilton Township.

For tickets, contact Betty Moorman at 812-522-7701 or Carol Browning at 812-522-7479.

Beck’s Mill announces volunteer training

Friends of Beck’s Mill is looking for volunteers to help with the 2022 season.

Ways to help include tour guide, milling, event helper, gift shop or gate house attendant, general grounds (gardening) and trail cleanup or something else the mill needs.

Training sessions are planned for 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. April 9 at the mill, 4433 S. Beck’s Mill Road, Salem. To schedule which time works best for you, call or text Judy at 812-896-3447 after 5 p.m.

Friends of Beck’s Mill is a nonprofit organization that is staffed by volunteers.

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