Tag: come home stories

Danielle Houser Finds The Best of Both Worlds

Danielle Houser vividly remembers riding bikes and playing outside with her friends as a young child. She never felt worried about her surroundings, because she knew her community was safe and welcoming to everyone. This is one of many reasons why Danielle has continued to call Henry County home after college graduation. […]

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Appreciation for Hoosier Hospitality- Evan Taylor

Growing up, many assumed Evan Taylor would follow in his father’s footsteps by working in the family construction business. Evan, however, had a different vision for his career path. Before his freshman year of high school, Evan began mowing his neighbors’ lawns. What started as a summer job has evolved […]

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Feeling Safe at Home- Vaughn Reid III

Feeling safe in your neighborhood is important to make your community feel like home. What better way to feel safe than having a police officer as a father? Vaughn Reid III, son of Vaughn Reid II, loves the safe and friendly atmosphere that Henry County embodies. This, among other reasons, is why he chose to continue residing in New Castle and build his business here. […]

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The Accidental Entrepreneur- Mary Hobbs-Warriner

Never in her wildest dreams did Mary Hobbs-Warriner see herself becoming a business owner. When she graduated from Shenandoah High School, she didn’t even consider an entrepreneur career path. Not long after graduating, Warriner found herself working as a caterer at Camp Atterbury- a military camp located near Edinburgh, Indiana. […]

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Family Fabrication Shop Sees Bright Future

Quality Fabrication of Indiana (QFI) is a Henry County-based fabrication shop that serves as a tier 2 vendor for Fiat Chrysler America (FCA). First opening its doors in 1994, QFI has always been a family owned and operated business. Todd Rader is the current owner and lead operator, taking over the business after his father, Howard “Howdy” Rader, passed away in 2009. […]

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Food Truck Serves as Destination

A trip to Tennessee sparked an idea for Ky and Jo Scott. After seeing people lined at a food truck, they thought “why not us?” and Ky’s Kreations was born. […]

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Building a Better Community- Aaron Dicken

As a child, Aaron Dicken could be found roaming the halls of New Castle High School with a cherry Coke in hand while his dad finished lesson plans for the day. He could also be found practicing his last second shot at the Basketball Hall of Fame, where his mom […]

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Jack’s Donuts Ah-Ha Moment

Jack “Lee” Marcum, III was born with a donut in his hand. The third-generation owner of Jack’s Donuts grew up around the delectable treats created by his father and his grandfather before him. While Jack’s Donuts is approaching sixty years of supplying New Castle with traditional donut products, the youngest […]

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Family Brings You Home- Mackenzie Jackson

Education can steer you in various directions. Many times, those directions require you to leave home. In Mackenzie Jackson’s case, her education sent her around the world. She studied at Indiana University in Bloomington and abroad in Spain. Her career started in Maine, but after a while her family roots […]

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Blessed To Be Here- Michelle Frazier

After graduating high school, Michelle Frazier never imagined she would move back to Henry County. Leaving for college at IU, she said goodbye to her roots and geared up to begin life in the city. Little did she know, it wouldn’t be long before she would be back in the […]

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