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Hoosiers Missing Out on Thousands of Dollars

January 29, 2016
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Hoosiers Missing Out on Thousands of Dollars

Not many want to be reminded, but tax day is coming. Those who are getting money back from Uncle Sam this year probably already are getting their papers in order to file so they can get their refunds as early as possible. If you run into trouble, help is available. Lucinda Nord, vice president...

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TV Star to Visit Southeast Indiana with Batesville Native

January 29, 2016
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TV Star to Visit Southeast Indiana with Batesville Native

A reality star that has found fame catching fugitives will be in Greensburg raising money for local non-profits Saturday. Leland Chapman of CMT’s “Dog the Bounty Hunter” fame will be at The Beach Tiki Bar and Grill beginning at 2 p.m. He is joined by a newcomer to the show, Joe “JD” France, of...

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Indiana Single-Family Building Permits up 15 Percent from December 2014

January 29, 2016
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Indiana Single-Family Building Permits up 15 Percent from December 2014

Single-family building permits in Indiana increased 15 percent in December compared to the same time last year according to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Permits decreased 13 percent in December from the previous month. In December 2015, there were 835 single-family building permits...

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Key Committee Passes Bill Returning $550 Million to Local Communities

January 29, 2016
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Key Committee Passes Bill Returning $550 Million to Local Communities

The Indiana House Ways and Means Committee voted unanimously Wednesday in support of State Rep. Todd Huston’s (R-Fishers) bill returning $550 million to local governments. “We understand that local governments face unique challenges in funding much-needed services, particularly in maintaining and improving local roads and bridges. House Bill 1110 would immediately infuse $440 million...

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Free Website to Store Itemized List of Personal Belongings in Case of Theft

January 29, 2016
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Free Website to Store Itemized List of Personal Belongings in Case of Theft

The Ripley County Sheriff’s Department has recently subscribed to LeadsOnline, which is a Nationwide database of Pawn/Scrap transactions. This system has played a large role in solving multiple crimes that have occurred in Ripley County in the short time since the Sheriff’s Department started using it. A feature of this database is available to...

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Indiana Forests: No Lessons Learned from The Lorax

January 28, 2016
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Indiana Forests: No Lessons Learned from The Lorax

The Indiana Forest Alliance has a vision of old growth forests being preserved for wildlife, and people who love nature to enjoy. The group has tried three times to get legislation passed to make 10 percent of state forests off limits to timber harvest without success. Jeff Stant, the alliance’s executive director, says this...

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Cincinnati Reds to Host the 2016 and 2017 RBI World Series

January 28, 2016
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Cincinnati Reds to Host the 2016 and 2017 RBI World Series

The Cincinnati Reds will host the 2016 and 2017 Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) World Series, the international championship tournament of the RBI program, it was announced today in a press conference at the P&G Cincinnati MLB Urban Youth Academy. The RBI program is the Major League Baseball youth initiative designed to provide...

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New Record Keeping Requirements for Indiana Poultry Purchases & Sales

January 28, 2016
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New Record Keeping Requirements for Indiana Poultry Purchases & Sales

Last October, in response to the highly pathogenic avian influenza findings throughout the Upper Midwest, Indiana adopted new recordkeeping requirements for Hoosier poultry owners buying and selling birds. At the time, members of the Indiana State Board of Animal Health (BOAH) did not foresee the discovery of the avian influenza H7N8 virus in Dubois...

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January 29 is EITC Awareness Day; Free Tax Preparation Available

January 28, 2016
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January 29 is EITC Awareness Day; Free Tax Preparation Available

Volunteers trained and certified by the IRS are launching free tax preparation sites throughout Indiana. These Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and AARP Tax-Aide sites completed approximately 40,000 tax returns and helped return millions of the $1.3 billion returned to 558,000 Hoosiers and local communities. January 29 marks EITC Awareness Day, where government, community-...

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Friendship State Bank Family Leadership Legacy Continues

January 28, 2016
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Friendship State Bank Family Leadership Legacy Continues

The Friendship State Bank congratulated James William Lemon as he transitioned from his role as CEO, and celebrated its fourth generation of family leadership with Christopher Meyer, Mr. Lemon’s son-in-law, named by the board as the new CEO. Lemon will continue to serve as President and Chairman of the Board. Meyer joined The Friendship...

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