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COURTHOUSE REPAIRS TO COST AT LEAST $1.3 MILLION

(Richmond, IN)--Estimates to repair the Wayne County courthouse have come in and none of them are under a million dollars.  The courthouse is now 139 years old and is need of exterior work that includes replacing damaged limestone blocks and repairing numerous cracks.  Four bids range from $1.3 to $2.1 million.  The county has budgeted a total of $3 million for the project.  Quotes were referred to a committee for recommendation.