Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

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July 12, 2013

Inside Indiana Business with Gerry Dick

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Two corn farming organizations are partnering with Purdue University on a study about aviation biofuels. The Indiana Corn Marketing Council and Iowa Corn Promotion Board are funding the research examining the potential economic impact of the industry in the Midwest.

Shoe Carnival opening new stores

Evansville-based Shoe Carnival Inc. (Nasdaq: SCVL) is planning to hold grand opening events at a dozen stores this month. The new locations are in states including Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan and Ohio.

School district sheds unused admin building

The Evansville Vanderburgh School Corp. has approved the sale of a former administration building for more than $700,000. Superintendent David Smith says 12 buildings have been sold, leased or repurposed in the last three and a half years.

Marion to host youth conference

More than 2,000 people are expected for a faith-based event next week in Marion. The Momentum Youth Conference will include service projects throughout the community.

– Daily News

Wellness Group Planning Hundreds of Carmel Jobs

A California-based health services management company confirms it plans to open an office in Carmel and hire approximately 300 employees. A spokeswoman with American Specialty Health Inc. says the company could hold a grand opening ceremony for the new center in March.

Fort Wayne Arts Effort Moves Forward

Organizers of the Fort Wayne Cultural District have unveiled a drafted “Platform for Action” designed to spur economic development and quality of life through public art and other creative endeavors. The city says it will enact the finalized plan over the next three to five years.

Manufacturer to Break Ground on Columbus Facilities

An automotive parts manufacturer is set to begin construction Friday on a nearly $35 million Bartholomew County development. Sunright America Inc. plans to build two facilities and add more than 100 jobs in Columbus by 2016.

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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

    August 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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

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  • 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

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