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GREENSBURG - The campaign to transform the old Schlemmer Wholesale building on the Broadway side of the Greensburg Square into a modern coffeehouse/meeting place for the community has netted almost $35,000 toward a goal of $50,000, and the dream of a local coffee house is closer to being a reality.

The Greensburg/Decatur County Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting and welcomed a new member at the Dana Witkemper State Farm Insurance Agency. The Witkemper Agency is located at 905 Keegan’s Way, Suite 9, Greensburg.

INDIANAPOLIS – Applications for the Manufacturing Readiness Grant program, which Governor Eric J. Holcomb and the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) first announced in May, are now open to Indiana manufacturers across the state.

INDIANAPOLIS — A follow-up to an April survey of Hoosier business leaders indicates that the economic and operational impacts of the pandemic remain severe with only a few incremental improvements, says the Indiana Chamber of Commerce.

INDIANAPOLIS – Honoring a commitment to its highly sought-after internship program, OneAmerica Financial Partners welcomes 18 college students for virtual internships. The service-minded class is committed to serving key support roles, helping drive business objectives.

GREENSBURG - In preparation for the coming academic year, local school children can again receive a backpack filled with much needed school supplies compliments of the Daily News in partnership with area businesses, organizations and the caring citizens of the Greensburg community. 

RUSHVILLE - After the tragic loss of a couple of pets in a local fire, members of the Rushville Fire Department began looking to get oxygen masks that could be used on pets. A fire has a huge impact on a family with the loss of belongings, but could mean the loss of family members in the for…

GREENSBURG – The Decatur County Commissioners have selected a contractor to repave roughly 13 miles of rural Decatur County roads.

RUSHVILLE – From a very young age, recent Purdue graduate Mason Gordon knew farming and agriculture was in his blood. His passion for the ag industry continues to grow day by day and year by year.

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MUNCIE – The market for farmland has remained steadfast throughout the Coronavirus-driven economic turmoil, as demonstrated by the recent $3.07 million auction of 320 acres in Delaware County, Indiana, near Muncie, according to R.D. Schrader, president of Schrader Real Estate and Auction Company.

Fireworks, sparklers, firecrackers and bottle rockets can cause injuries and fires, ruining a holiday celebration. The best and safest way to enjoy the Fourth of July is to leave fireworks displays to the professionals and view from a distance.

SHELBYVILLE - Shelby County Players will hold auditions at 6:30 p.m. July 7 and 8 at SCP Offstage, 1416 Miller Avenue, Shelbyville, for their musical production of BABY.

The public can watch fireworks at several Indiana State Park properties in recognition of Independence Day. Standard gate fees of $7 for in-state vehicles and $9 for out-of-state vehicles will apply for admission throughout the day at each site.

COLUMBUS – Ivy Tech Community College will reopen its Columbus campus starting July 6 to assist students with enrolling and registering for classes this fall. As it opens, the campus will adhere to national health recommendations, including social distancing and the use of face masks, and ha…

RUSHVILLE – Today’s healthcare environments need the ability to flex their patient care spaces to meet fluctuating demand. With physical environments, this is not easy to achieve. Design Collaborative recently worked closely with Rush Memorial Hospital to modernize its Med-Surg space to bett…

RUSHVILLE — As the world continues to adjust to the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic and the reopening of many activities and businesses, Rush County Schools are making plans for re-entry for the 2020-21 academic school year.

RUSHVILLE — The RCHS 2020 Prom will have a new location. The annual event will be held in Rushville this year at the Riverside Park Amphitheater.

ABOVE: Jim Placke is pictured decorating St. John’s United Church of Christ in Batesville with American flags for the July 4 holiday. RIGHT: The City of Batesville is decorated in patriotic colors and ready to celebrate July 4.

Local not-for-profits, 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. This space is for non-…

BATESVILLE – Margaret Mary Health, in conjunction with Hoxworth Blood Center, is hosting a blood drive on Wednesday, July 15 from 8 AM to 5 PM in a donor bus outside the hospital.

GREENSBURG – There are a couple of public meetings scheduled for the near future that may be of interest to Daily News readers.

COLUMBUS – Legal Aid announces an upcoming free phone clinic for residents of their eight county district Tuesday, July 7, 2020.

GREENSBURG — Greensburg’s Independence Day aerial fireworks display has been cancelled this year as a result of concerns related to spreading COVID-19, but many people will likely mark the occasion with their own personal display of sparklers, bottle rockets and other celebratory fireworks-r…

RUSHVILLE – The Rush County Youth in Philanthropy is the process of collecting food items in preparation for the new school year.

RUSHVILLE – Today marks the end of June and tomorrow marks a big change for Indiana drivers. In an effort to make our roads safer, Governor Eric Holcbomb signed a measure in March into law to prohibit holding mobile devices like cell phones and tablets in your hands while driving.

Local not-for-profits, 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. This space is for non-…

GREENSBURG – Indiana’s “hands free” driving law officially becomes law Wednesday, July 1.

Work on the newest addition at the Carol Jenkins-Davis Community Park, a labyrinth, continues as the newest item in the park begins to come into shape.

BLAIE, NEBRASKA – Great Plains Communications (GPC), a growing Midwestern telecommunications provider with an expanding, privately-owned 11,500+ mile fiber network touching 11 states, has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Enhanced Telecommunications Corpora…

Local businesses are vital assets to thriving communities. And in a time when locally-owned community banks are declining, The Friendship State Bank is offering more for their local business neighbors.

Greensburg Junior High School Athletic Director John Rigney has released the re-opening dates for fall sports at GJHS.

RUSHVILLE — Members of the Kiwanis of Rush County made a donation to the Rush County Community Assistance Food Pantry. Sue Prifogle spear-headed the effort that resulted in more than 20 bags of food items donated to the pantry.

Local not-for-profits, 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. This space is for non-…

A “Drive-by, Honk and Wave” parade, conducted by the Associates of the Sisters of St. Francis, took place on Saturday, June 20, to honor and cheer the Sisters at their Motherhouse in Oldenburg. With cars and trucks decked out in colorful decorations including balloons, flowers, flags, stream…

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BATESVILLE – The Ripley County Community Foundation (RCCF) has awarded COVID-19 Rapid Response Grants to local groups affected by COVID-19.

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Nancy Jean Campbell Badger passed away at the age of 89 on March 10, 2020, in Huntington New York. Arrangements are pending at Moster Mortuary in Rushville.