Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

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July 12, 2013

Inside Indiana Business with Gerry Dick

Vincennes tailors program for agribusiness

Vincennes University has unveiled a new concentration focusing on agribusiness. The program is geared toward graduates with an associate’s degree, who are looking to earn a bachelor’s degree.

Fort Wayne seeks public input on youth sports

The city of Fort Wayne hopes to collect public input on youth sports in the community. A public meeting this month is part of a study on the community’s youth sports marketing efforts and potential for growth.

Competition includes hoosier attraction, foods

Some Indiana favorites are among the nominees being considered for three national lists. Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari in Santa Claus, Harry & Izzy’s restaurant at the Indianapolis International Airport and the pork tenderloin sandwich are nominees for different USA Today reader’s choice polls.

Cassidy Turley, Texas company partner on buildings

Cassidy Turley says it will manage three Indianapolis-area buildings for Texas-based USAA Real Estate Co. The companies say they hope to position the properties as some of the city’s “top business addresses.”

Riley Hospital launches physicians network

Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health has announced a new network aimed at providing more health care providers with its resources and expertise. The health system says the “Riley Physicians” program will begin in Indianapolis, with the goal of extending it throughout the state.

Hundreds of jobs coming to Southern Indiana

An Illinois-based pharmacy benefit management company has announced plans to build a $19 million facility in the River Ridge Commerce Center in Jeffersonville. Catamaran Corp. (Nasdaq: CTRX) says it will add up to 205 jobs by 2015. River Ridge Marketing Director Paul Wheatley says inquiries from businesses about the park have been on a “high incline” over the past six months. He says progress on the Ohio River Bridges Project has been a major factor in that growth.

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  • Fire destroys barn in Alert ALERT – Investigators have been unable to determine what caused a fire that destroyed a barn in the tiny community of Alert Friday evening.Westport Volunteer Fire Department Chief Jay Maddux told the Daily News the extensive damage to the structure,

    August 21, 2014

  • Spaghetti boosts Special Olympians GREENSBURG – For the fourth consecutive year, Decatur County Special Olympics athletes got a boost from a local fundraiser that was equal parts beneficial and delicious.The annual Decatur County Special Olympics Spaghetti Dinner took in $1,600 Friday

    August 21, 2014

  • nws-gb082114-motorcycle accident pic Man airlifted after motorcycle accident GREENSBURG – A Waldron man was airlifted from the scene of an accident Tuesday evening after he lost control of his motorcycle on a rural road and crashed in a bean field.Decatur County Sheriff Greg Allen said Raymie Davis, 52, was southbound on CR 7

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  • nws-gb082114-teen accident Teen thrown from car GREENSBURG – A 16-year-old Decatur County driver suffered several injuries and was ejected from his car after crashing on a rural roadway Tuesday night.The teen driver, whose name was not released Wednesday, sustained a broken collarbone, cracked ver

    August 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • nws-gb082114 unemployment photo July: Decatur had highest number of jobs in more than a decade GREENSBURG — Decatur County employers provided more jobs in July than in more than a decade.The county’s businesses, government agencies and nonprofit organizations in July counted 12,907 employees, the most since November 2002, according to prelimin

    August 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Decatur County Events Calendar Local clubs, service groups, fraternal organizations and others are encouraged to send their Coming Events information to the Daily News at news@greensburgdailynews.com or Daily News, PO Box 106, Greensburg, IN 47240.Aug. 2211 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Baked

    August 21, 2014

  • 'Family Connections' looks to empower families “Family Connections’ mission is building strong families. We believe by building strong families we build strong communities. We empower families to become the best they can be,” points out executive director Connie DeBurger. The southeastern Indiana

    August 20, 2014

  • nws-gb082014-cookie theft mug Girl Scout Cookie fund theft charged GREENSBURG – A man accused of stealing from a child’s Girl Scout Cookie fund now faces a local theft charge alongside drug-related offenses in a nearby county.Police arrested James K. Sparks, 30, on Monday, following the issuance of a warrant from th

    August 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Events Local clubs, service groups, fraternal organizations and others are encouraged to send their Coming Events information to the Daily News at news@greensburgdailynews.com or Daily News, PO Box 106, Greensburg, IN 47240.Aug. 2211 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Baked

    August 20, 2014

  • nwnws-gb082014 record corn crop photo 2 Record crop, but low prices worry farmers GREENSBURG — Decatur County farmer David Miers said this year’s corn plants look better than any he has seen in all the 44 years he has raised crops.“The corn crop this year, at this point … best corn crop we’ve ever raised,” he said. “It’s absolutel

    August 20, 2014 2 Photos