New Carlisle Citizens React To: Ethan Reynolds Becoming Mayor

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.

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In Wake of New Carlisle Dentist Office Shooting, Citizens Debate Ban

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.

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