The Journal Gazette
Thursday, September 12, 2019 1:00 am

War memorial may get county fix

Associated Press

BLOOMINGTON – Monroe County could soon be kicking in some money toward restoring a 35-foot-tall limestone military memorial on the courthouse grounds in downtown Bloomington.

The 1928 memorial is bady worn, but county veterans' service officer Mary Elftman said only about $10,000 has been raised toward the estimated $208,000 cost of restoration. Elftman says it is fabulous that the county commissioners plan to include the project in a $5 million bond issue for several projects.

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