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Analyst Says Market Downswing an ‘Anomaly’

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that a University of Indianapolis financial economist says Monday’s dip in the U.S. stock market was not unexpected and is advising Hoosiers not to be concerned. UIndy School of Business Director of External Relations Matt Will calls the fluctuation, which included a record loss of more than 1,175 points by Dow Jones…

Township Consolidation Bill Withers in the Indiana House

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that a bill that would’ve culled one-third of the townships in the state did not receive a vote on a key deadline day. House Bill 1005, designed to consolidate townships with populations below 1,200, was not called to vote Monday, the final day it could have been heard for third reading in…

Frankfort Ranked as 23rd Safest City in State of Indiana

The National Council for Home Safety and Security announced Monday that the City of Frankfort is ranked 23rd among the Safest Cities in the State of Indiana. This is quite a jump for the Gem City after it achieved its first-ever ranking on the list a year ago at number 50. Mayor Chris McBarnes said…

Sealed Bid Deadline Today At 2PM At Paul Phillipe

Paul Phillipe Resource Center is looking for 3 buyers for three vans and buses.  The sealed bid process ends at 2 PM on Tuesday February 6th. 2002 14 passenger Mini-Bus: Minimum Bid $1,500 2002 Ford 7 passenger Van: Minimum Bid $3,000 2003 14 passenger Mini-Bus: Minimum Bid $1,000 The vehicles are displayed on the large…

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One Fatality and Five People Injured in Farmhouse Fire

The 39-year-old man entrapped in Monday morning’s farmhouse fire on Rossville Avenue died at 3:30 p.m. Monday in Eskenazi Hospital, Frankfort Fire Chief John Kirby announced Monday evening. Firefighters had pulled the man from the burning house and CPR was performed on him at the scene prior to him being lifelined to Eskenazi very early…

Snow Coming to Central Indiana and Clinton County Tonight

The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a Special Weather Statement for north central Indiana, including Clinton County. An area of accumulating snow will move quickly through central Indiana Monday evening, with the onset of snowfall as soon as 6 p.m. across far northwestern portions of the area. Snowfall will likely reach the Indianapolis…

Brickyard 400 Lands Title Partner

Inside INdiana Business is reporting the Indianapolis Motor Speedway has announced a multi-year title sponsorship for its annual NASCAR race. This year’s event, which will take place September 9, will be known as the Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard. Big Machine Vodka is a product of Nashville-based Big Machine Label Group, which has…

Subject of Wind Farms Resurfaces at Commissioners Meeting

After having been dormant for quite some time, the topic of wind farms surfaced again Monday morning at the Clinton County Commissioners meeting at the County Courthouse. “Wind is not going to go away in Clinton County,” said Commissioners Vice President Steve Woods. “This is a very contentious issue in Clinton County especially on the…

Housing Study Details Rental Housing Shortage in Kokomo

A housing study, conducted by Indianapolis-based Mitchell Market Analyst Inc, shows a need for new housing in Kokomo. The study looked at wide range of criteria in making its recommendations. The findings show a strong demand for both affordable and market-rate rental housing within the City of Kokomo. The study found: Average occupancy rate for…