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Draper: Celebrating 115 Years

“Welcome to Spiceland” greets all entering the main entrance at Draper, Inc. The blue sign is a replica of one that hung at the Train Depot on the Lake Erie & Western Railroad in the late 1800s. Beyond the history of the sign, which is neat, this prominent display, says […]

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Crown Equipment: Happy 6th Anniversary in New Castle

This morning I visited Crown Equipment in New Castle on “I” Avenue.  By good fortune, it is also the 6th Anniversary of Crown Equipment’s announcement to grow in Henry County. The New Castle facility employs about 250 people (100 more than the 2011 press release!) and are very active with […]

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REMC Community Day & Comp Plan

Please plan to attend the REMC Community Day on Friday, October 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The REMC is located at 3400 S. State Road 3 New Castle. Free food, entertainment and also learn about the County’s comprehensive plan. Participants of the public reveal celebration will be able […]

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Part of the Plan: Henry County Comprehensive Plan Updated

How will Henry County grow and develop in the future? The county’s updated comprehensive plan will serve as a road map to answer this question, and more. The New Castle-Henry County Economic Development Corporation is working alongside the county’s plan commission and other community partners to create and implement this […]

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Hoosier History: Henry County is for Basketball Lovers

Basketball lovers know Indiana as a mecca for the sport, but in the heart of Indiana is a county where basketball is a way of life. Henry County is home to three remarkable basketball attractions, all within easy driving distance of one another. The Historic Hoosier Gym in Knightstown welcomes […]

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Micronutrients to bring 50 jobs to county

A new plant to be located in the industrial park south of New Castle will bring several new jobs to Henry County. Micronutrients, an agribusiness that produces animal feed additives, has announced plans to build a new facility on County Road 400 South in Henry County. The move is expected to create up […]

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