During my time growing a company in the private sector, one of my guiding principles was to meet and hear feedback from as many customers as possible. Since being elected to serve Hoosiers in the Senate, I’ve adopted a similar business model by visiting all 92 counties in Indiana this year –…

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 11, 2019) – Local communities were recently awarded over $1.6 million in state matching grants to accelerate road and bridge improvements, according to State Rep. J.D. Prescott (R-Union City).

The Hartford City Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Chili Cook-Off and Small Business Expo on Saturday, November 2 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the downtown courthouse square in Hartford City.

Recent Obituaries

The football Bruins drew the likely sectional favorite in their Sectional 36 opener. The Bruins fell to the #5 ranked Panthers 31-8 on Friday, but lead at the half 8-7.

The Lady Bruins lost their final match against South Adams, 22-25, 11-25. The girls finished with a record of 4-12-1. Leading the ladies were Jayden Cox with 4 points, Jaelyn McCaffery and Alicia Juarez with 3 points, Jaelyn Morris and Adrianna Hall with 2 points, and Patience Robinette and …

The Lady Bruin volleyball team played well off and on throughout the day at the Maconaquah Invite on Saturday. Lilee Lamotte led the Bruins with 10 kills, 25 digs and 4 aces. Faith Maloney had 9 kills, 13 digs and 5 aces while Paige Maloney had 7 kills, 13 digs, 6 aces and 23 assists.

The IHSAA released the pairings for the volleyball tournament set to begin the week of October 12th. The Lady Bruins will be in the 5-team Madison-Grant sectional. Madison-Grant will release dates and times soon.

The boys soccer team dropped their sectional opener to Jay County 6-1. With the loss, the Bruins end a tough fall in finishing their season 1-14-1. Brayden Smith scored the lone goal off an assist from Collin Penrod.

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(StatePoint) For many families, the holiday season is the most expensive time of year. Americans spent over $707 billion dollars during the 2018 holidays, according to the National Retail Federation, and it would be no surprise for spending to increase in 2019.

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(NAPSI)—With unemployment at a 50-year low, companies are eager to draw talent from a diverse pool of job seekers, and organizations have recognized the inherent value in a diverse workforce that includes qualified employees with disabilities.

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(NAPSI)—If you own or run any of America’s nearly 31 million small businesses, recent research reveals gift cards can be a real gift to your bottom line. According to a 2019 Small Business Gift Card Study commissioned by First Data, now Fiserv, gift card programs help small business owners b…