Category: Business Feature

Harbor Freight on its way to New Castle

Harbor Freight Tools confirmed this week they will open a new location in Henry County in the next few months. The tool and accessory company plans to move into 1709 S. Memorial Drive, New Castle. Local residents may remember when this location was a Staples or the JT Mega Discount […]

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Pull up a seat & have a cold one

Maybe it’s a craft beer aficionado looking for the next great local taste, a novice to beverages who wants to try something new, or a family looking for a fun downtown experience where they can connect with others. Whoever sits down, Mike and Teresa Schembre hope area patrons will be […]

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Knightstown Masonic building finds new life

The red brick structure at the northwest corner of Main and Jefferson began in 1900 as Golden Rule Lodge No. 16, replacing the previous Masonic Lodge which was destroyed by fire the year before. Today, 122 years later, entrepreneur Jonathan Jones is rapidly transforming the 3-story Knightstown landmark into the […]

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High-speed internet keeps expanding in Henry County

New Lisbon Broadband and Communications, part of New Lisbon Holdings, Inc., is continuing to close the ‘digital divide’ by bringing always-on, high speed internet to rural Henry County residents. In 2020, NLBC was approved for a Next Level Phase 2 grant in the CR250E and CR 300S area of Henry […]

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Local business expanding, adding car dealership

Hoosier Automotive Repair has been helping the community with their vehicle needs since 2018. Owner Justin Lowhorn started the repair shop after purchasing the former Hoosier Brake and Alignment building at 2424 South 14th St. in New Castle. The shop has been helping so many citizens that they decided they […]

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Local business plans major expansion

Draper has been nestled on Pearl Street in Spiceland since 1902. Over the last century, they have grown to be one of the largest employers in Henry County. Throughout the years, they have seen a great amount of change through offering new goods, services, and expansions. They are now planning […]

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A look inside Grede

Plum Street in New Castle comes to end in front of a factory that has had multiple names, but most people know it these days simply as Grede. The Courier-Times was given the opportunity recently to interview Human Resource Manager Katie Payne and Plant Manager Mark Brock and receive a […]

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