Here are the top 10 stories in The Herald Bulletin coverage area in 2019:
When historians look back on 2019 it will be marked by local residents joining together to have a voice in decisions being made on the direction of Madison County.
A caseworker with the Indiana Department of Child Services was charged with four felony counts of neglect of a dependent by the Madison County Prosecutor’s Office.
Daleville Community Schools board of trustees in August revoked the charters of the Indiana Virtual School and Indiana Virtual Pathways Academy, paving the way for the statewide online schools, which served a combined 7,200 students, to be closed down permanently by Sept. 30, 2019.
Elwood Community Schools Superintendent Casey Smitherman made national news Jan. 23 when she resigned after only six months, following her arrest for insurance fraud when she admitted using her son’s medical insurance to seek treatment of a student’s sore throat.
The local business community enjoyed a robust year in 2019, highlighted by plunging unemployment in Madison County and economic development gains that officials estimate will create more than 400 new jobs in the coming months.