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  • Beware ads suggesting you’ve won a prize

    INDIANAPOLIS – Attorney General Curtis Hill is warning Hoosiers to beware of advertising pitches that mislead consumers into thinking they have won prizes. This tactic is often employed to lure people to locations where they are subjected to used-car sales pitches.

    Last month, the Office of the Attorney General won a judgment in Marion County Superior Court against The Car Center LLC in connection with such a ploy. Approximately 35,000 people received a deceptive mailing from The Car Center indicating they had won $5,000.

  • Community Foundation to offer grants year-round

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Community Foundation has announced it will offer year-round grant opportunities starting this year. There will no longer be grant deadlines, so applicants may submit applications online at any time throughout the year.

  • Old National Bank named a Best Place to Work for disability inclusion

    EVANSVILLE – Old National Bank has received the top score of 100 percent on the Disability Equality Index, a joint initiative of the American Association of People with Disabilities and Disability: IN, formerly the U.S. Business Leadership Network.

    Disability: IN is aimed at promoting inclusivity and understanding of people with disabilities in the workplace. As a top-scoring company, Old National is also being recognized as one of the 2018 DEI Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion.

  • Rock named 2018 Emerging Leader by Kentucky Bankers Association

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Kelcey D. Rock, vice president, Hancock Bank and Trust Company has been selected by the Kentucky Bankers Association for its 2018 Emerging Leaders program. The KBA’s Emerging Leaders program is designed to find and develop future financial leaders in Kentucky through specific and comprehensive bank and community related activities.

  • Waupaca Foundry earns Professional Excellence Award

    WAUPACA, Wis. – One of the world’s leading brands honored Waupaca Foundry for excellence in launching iron casting parts used on material handling equipment. Toyota Industrial Equipment Manufacturing, a division of Toyota Industries North America, is a top-selling forklift producer in the United States. Waupaca Foundry has supplied iron castings to TIEM since 2002 including hubs, drums, brackets, wheels and sheaves.

  • Paw Spa on Patrol
  • Shedding a little light on Indiana’s local income taxes

    Larry DeBoer

    Guest Columnist

     

    Indiana has used local income taxes since 1974, but in 2017 we made big changes in how they work. There used to be three, or seven, or maybe 13 different kinds of local income taxes, depending on how you counted.

    We called them by their acronyms: CAGIT, COIT, CEDIT, and LOIT. It got really complicated. Then last year, we combined them all into one local income tax, which we’re calling: LIT.

  • Energy assistance funds available for summer cooling

     

    TELL CITY– Lincoln Hills Development Corp. has funds available for the 2018 summer cooling benefit through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program. 

    Applicants who have already applied and received a winter heating benefit after Oct. 1, 2017 need not re-apply for the summer cooling benefit which is still part of the 2017-18 program year. 

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  • Posed with support