Former Lawrence mayor dies

Paul Ricketts, who served as mayor of Lawrence from 2008 to 2011, died Thursday at age 58. Ricketts, a former Lawrence Township assessor, had suffered heart problems in recent years. Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard called the fellow Republican “a friend of mine whom I admired for dedicating his life to public service and always doing the right thing to improve quality of life for everyone.”

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