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GREENSBURG - Mitch Western, Manager, Operations Support at Decatur County Memorial Hospital (DCMH), recently completed a project focusing on e-cigarette use in rural Indiana.

MADISON - Have you ever wondered about the weird or eerie sounds you sometimes hear during the evening? Many species of wildlife, including birds, mammals, frogs and toads, and insects are active during the night.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) encourages agricultural producers to enroll now in the Agriculture Risk Loss (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs.

Kelsey Puckett recently brought her toddlers, Rush and Wilder, to the Decatur County Greensburg Public Library for some afternoon Lego-building fun. Rush said he enjoys tractors and The Incredibles movies.

GREENSBURG – The students of the Greensburg Community High School Spirit Crew are working hard to increase student attendance and participation at school athletic events, and they are teaming up with local organizations and businesses to aid them in this goal.

INDIANAPOLIS - New Year’s resolutions are a popular topic at the start of 2020 as many people are looking to not only start the year off great, but the decade too. While New Year’s resolutions are a great goal setting tool, a recent Forbes poll showed that less than 25 percent actually stay …

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) will start accepting tax filings for the 2020 individual income tax season on Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. Customers will have until April 15, 2020, to file their tax returns and pay any taxes owed.

Local clubs, service groups, fraternal organizations, and others are encouraged to send their Coming Events information to the Daily News at news@greensburgdailynews.com with “Events” in the subject line or Daily News, PO Box 106, Greensburg, IN 47240.

GREENSBURG — The North Decatur Sunshine Society recently hosted a winter formal dance, and almost 150 students danced the night away as a benefit for Riley Children’s Hospital.

Local clubs, service groups, fraternal organizations, and others are encouraged to send their Coming Events information to the Daily News at news@greensburgdailynews.com with “Events” in the subject line or Daily News, PO Box 106, Greensburg, IN 47240.

OLDENBURG – The Indiana Management Performance Hub (MPH) is a state government agency that uses data to conduct research and facilitate data-driven and informed public policy decisions.

GREENSBURG — If Greensburg “stacks its lumber” just so, our beloved community might just get national attention as one of the few cities chosen to receive a complete makeover – and have it filmed for HGTV’s upcoming series “Home Town Takeover.”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The soybean industry applauds the Administration for making considerable strides with China in its Phase 1 deal and is hopeful the agreement will lead to additional measures that restore open trade between the two countries, including a negotiated solution in the next phas…

GREENSBURG – The city has taken a step forward in the second phase of the Veterans Way project.

GREENSBURG — Greensburg Frisch’s restaurant will soon host a fundraiser for the Music Department at North Decatur Jr. Sr. High School.

Local clubs, service groups, fraternal organizations, and others are encouraged to send their Coming Events information to the Daily News at news@greensburgdailynews.com with “Events” in the subject line or Daily News, PO Box 106, Greensburg, IN 47240.

BATESVILLE – The Food & Growers Association will host its 14th annual Winter Conference, “Diversity From Farm to Table” from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Feb. 1 at Batesville Middle School, 201 N. Mulberry Street, Batesville.

COLUMBUS – The Ivy Tech Community College Criminal Justice Program will host a State of Indiana Court of Appeals hearing from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Jan. 28 at the Columbus Learning Center Auditorium, 4555 Central Avenue, Columbus.

RUSHVILLE – Five new mini-documentaries exploring urban and rural identities in the Hoosier state will be shown Jan. 23 in Rushville, with one film examining the rewards and challenges of rural newspapering in east central Indiana.

GREENSBURG — Foundations for Recovery, the men’s recovery residence at 2030 Moscow Road in Greensburg, is preparing to expand operations to a second location just a stone’s throw from their original house, which opened its doors in early 2018.

Local clubs, service groups, fraternal organizations, and others are encouraged to send their Coming Events information to the Daily News at news@greensburgdailynews.com with “Events” in the subject line or Daily News, PO Box 106, Greensburg, IN 47240.

DECATUR COUNTY – Decatur County Republican Party Chairman Nathan Harter is looking for individuals interested in serving on the St. Paul Town Council.

GREENSBURG — Clarity Pregnancy Center recently received a $145 donation from businessman Norm Schlemmer. A successful developer and community leader who has taken an active role in steering many local not-for-profit organizations, Schlemmer believes in giving back to his community.

Well, time marches on and your Decatur County Community Foundation had to bid a fond farewell to three board members at the end of 2019 and welcome three new ones in their place in 2020.

GREENSBURG — The months of January, February and March are cold and flu season in the Midwest.

The Greensburg Elementary School 4th and 5th grade basketball team played at halftime of the Greensburg varsity game Saturday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. In this photo, Logan Simpson brings the ball up the court and looks to make the pass to Fields.

GREENSBURG – Some solid rainfall may have caused problems for local residents this past weekend, but according to Decatur County Emergency Management Agency Director Brad Speer it wasn’t as bad as expected.

WESTPORT — The annual Westport Fishing Expo returns to the Westport Christian Church Family Life Center from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 1.

GREENSBURG — “Come this Thursday, the turkey dinner day will be exactly seven weeks out,” said Greensburg Community Bread of Life Executive Director Melissa Foist as she turned the pages in her schedule book. “That’s a big day for us and it’s not that far off.”

DECATUR COUNTY — Decatur County Community Schools Superintendent Dr. Jarrod Burns recently provided an update on the renovations currently in progress across the district.

DECATUR COUNTY – Have you always loved raising fresh fruits and vegetables or dreaming of starting to? Do you crave cooking with herbs, but wish you could grow them? Are you proud when your lawn looks like green velvet?

GREENSBURG – Area residents with an interest in what’s being discussed at this year’s General Assembly, or who have questions or concerns they want to share with state lawmakers, should plan to attend the upcoming legislative update sponsored by the Greensburg-Decatur County Chamber of Commerce.

Local clubs, service groups, fraternal organizations, and others are encouraged to send their Coming Events information to the Daily News at news@greensburgdailynews.com with “Events” in the subject line or Daily News, PO Box 106, Greensburg, IN 47240.

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Norman Wayne Ryle, age 80, died January 10, 2020 at Columbus Regional Health. Norman was born November 23, 1939 in Greensburg, Indiana at the home of his paternal grandparents, Lucian and Effie Ryle. Norman was the son of Loren Forest and Juanita Louise Schroeder Ryle. He arrived unexpectedl…