Monroe vandals beware, Batman is on the case. Fed up a string of vandalism incidents waged against Monroe residents, town Marshall Dio Hernandez is now taking a different approach, one the vandals won't see coming.
Fire Chief John Patch told the Geneva Town Council last week that the fire station has a bell which he would like to be made into a memorial and placed in front of the station. He suggested that it be about four square feet.
Clerk-Treasurer Bill Warren noted that wheelchairs would have to be able to maneuver around it.
Patch offered to present a drawing at next month's meeting, and the request was tabled.
Further details in today's print and e-editions.
As his mother, Jill, held the Bible, Decatur's newest police officer, Trent Busse, took the oath of office from city Clerk-Treasurer Phyllis Whitright this week.
A 2009 graduate of Bellmont High School and a standout member of the school's state championship football team, Busse graduated last spring from Marian College in Indianapolis, having majored in business management and human resources.