County may soon accept credit cards

By Josh Sigler

The Wabash County Recorder’s office and the Wabash County Clerk’s office notified County Commissioner that they are preparing a draft for County Attorney Steve Downs to move toward the installation of credit card payments.

Patrons currently pay by cash and money order in the Clerk’s office. In the Recorder’s, patrons currently pay by cash or check.

Clerk Lori Draper said there would be no additional fees for the county.

The Commissioners approved that Downs review the request.

County Highway Superintendent John Martin submitted a utility permit for Century Link to bore under County Road 200 North at 675 West.

Commissioners approved the request.

Sheriff Ryan Baker delivered his weekly jail report.

The Wabash County Jail’s weekly daily population was 120, with 19 new bookings and eight transports. The jail was holding 40 in Miami County and five in Noble County,

The current jail county was 123, with 177 total. That number included 49 Level 6 felons.

Posted on 2019 Jul 09