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Brownsburg Begins Work on $80 Million Downtown Project

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that work is officially underway on the first piece of a planned $80 million investment in downtown Brownsburg. The city is partnering with Indianapolis-based Envoy Inc. and others on Elevate Office Suites, which includes more than 100 office suites and a coworking space. Brownsburg Redevelopment Commission Vice President Troy Austin says…

Sports ‘Bubble’ Could be in Lawrenceburg’s Future

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Northern Kentucky-based Town & Country Sports and Health Club has presented a proposal to the Lawrenceburg City Council for a $10 million indoor sports facility in the Dearborn County city. Eagle Country 99.3 reports the vision includes an 80-foot-tall pressurized bubble and attached office space. The facility would be…

Last Case Arena Window Gets Installed In Time For Graduation

Case Arena is making good progress to get ready for Graduation Day Saturday May 27th.  The last translucent window was installed on May 17th.  The new design provides balanced dispersed lighting throughout Case Arena instead of the inefficient and distracting transparent windows of yesterday. WILO TV will broadcast and archive the May 27th Graduation Ceremony…

Burns Announces Her Retirement From Community Foundation

Community Foundation President Hilda Burns has announced her retirement at the end of the current year after 23 years with the organization. Burns said the past 20-plus years, she has had the opportunity to work with donors, staff of not-for-profit and organizations, board members, committee members, volunteers and community leaders in an effort to make…

30 Years Old and Going Strong: Strawberry Festival Friday June 2

Paul Phillippe Resource Center had its first Strawberry Festival in 1987.  30 years later, Strawberrys and ice cream still taste fantastic. Mark Friday June 2 in your calendars for the 30th annual Strawberry Festival. The festival takes place from 11:30 AM to 7:00 PM at the Paul Phillippe Resource Center on West Walnut Street in…

Gyro Factory Takes Over Long John Silvers Building

A careful look at the former Frankfort Long John Silver’s Restaurant building reveals a new sign promoting the next chapter for the highly visible restaurant location at the corner of Wabash and Hoke in Frankfort.  The Gyro Factory will offer Gyro Sandwiches, salads and children’s menu 7 days a week from 10AM to 10PM according to…

Clinton County Family YMCA Schedules Community Bike Ride

The Clinton County Family YMCA 2017 Community Bike Ride will be held Saturday, June 3 at 10 a.m. This event will support the Y’s 2017 Annual Campaign Third Grade Initiative. Races include a division time trial, which is a 10-mile loop for ages 16 and older; a color fun-ride challenge, which is a 10-mile or…

Police Memorial Service Set for Friday at Veterans Park

The annual Police Memorial Service, honoring the sacrifices of local and state law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty will be Friday, May 19 at 6 p.m. at Veterans Park (corner of Main and Washington Streets). According to Police Chief Troy Bacon, the site of this year’s service is in remembrance of former…