After a contentious and heated council meeting on Tuesday, January 2, New Carlisle city councilman Ethan Reynolds was elected mayor of the city. William Lindsey was elected vice mayor, Jim Leathley (aka Nojuan U’dno on Facebook) resigned from council, and Mike Lowrey remains on council after serving the previous two years as mayor. New Carlisle News has the scoop and all the details here.
Would you like to know how this news is being received by YOU, the citizens of New Carlisle but don’t have hours to sift through the rambling, meandering muck of several different Facebook threads? Main & Lake has you covered with this sampling of comments from social media and our inbox.
For months, the citizens of New Carlisle have been engaged in a debate over what should be done with a mentally ill, homeless man named Paul. Besides the great argument over whether addiction is a disease, no subject has rocked our little town of New Carlisle like this in years. Here, we’ve collected what YOU are saying about Paul.
A 70-year-old man fired a gun in the office of Dr. Mark Kellar, DDS in New Carlisle Wednesday, striking himself in the hand during a dental procedure. The man was under anesthesia and thought he heard his cell phone ringing, but mistakenly grabbed his gun and fired, according to a report from the New Carlisle News.
The incident has ignited a debate about whether cell phone usage should be allowed in places of business in town.
Yesterday, Main & Lake published a story about the discovery of a swinging sex club in the New Carlisle area. Almost immediately, reactions began pouring in via email, Facebook, and the comment section of the article. Here is a collection of reactions from local citizens.