Bear Creek Town Council

Gillum back on Bear Creek Council


Marion County District Judge Mark Hammitte administers the oath of office to incoming Bear Creek Council Member Chris Gillum while Mayor Rob Taylor watches.
BEAR CREEK -Chris Gillum, a veteran of the Bear Creek Town Council, has returned to begin his fourth term, filling the place 4 seat recently vacated by the resignation of Chris Hyde.

Bear Creek wet/dry election set for November 15


Bear Creek Mayor Rob Taylor announces that town clerk Kay Wiginton, seated right, had verified the signatures turned in on a petition, which means the town can legally can have an election for voters to decide if alcoholic beverages can be sold or distributed in the town limits.
BEAR CREEK - Figures from the last census showed the Town of Bear Creek exceeded 1,000 in population, meaning the town now qualifies - and is preparing for - an election to allow voters to decide if alcoholic beverages can be sold or distributed in the town limits.

$2 million new industry coming to Bear Creek


Bear Creek Mayor Rob Taylor shows the property that will soon occupy Riverwood Forest Products Inc., where Burley Wholesale will soon be closing.
BEAR CREEK - A $2 million investment in Bear Creek has been announced, as a new industry has purchased the former Burley Wholesale property, bringing high-paying jobs and a major boost in the area’s economic development.

Misner appointed to Bear Creek Council


Pictured after the swearing-in ceremony are, from left, Bear Creek Town Council members Eric Mills, Alex Price and Eric Loden, Mayor Rob Taylor, council member Chris Hyde and newly appointed council member Tom Misner.
BEAR CREEK - Tom Misner, a local farmer, plans to bring his professional work ethic into his new position as a Bear Creek Town Council member.

Bear Creek town clerks discover discrepancies by prior administration


Bear Creek Town Clerk Kay Wiginton, left, and Water Clerk Kesli Blankenship continue to look over town records, discovering discrepancies in financial documents from a prior administration.
BEAR CREEK - Due to recent accusations made by the public that the Town of Bear Creek has mishandled or misappropriated funds, the water department has issued a statement documenting past funding discrepancies the department is currently working to correct.