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LifeLine Lands Here to Stay

What started with a grass runway decades ago is now the newest home to Indiana University Health’s LifeLine Helicopter. A project more than a year and a half in making was officially christened in ceremonies and an open house at Marlatt Field. The New Castle-Henry County facility is now one […]

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Middletown firm offers healthy way to be a ‘Holic’

Tonio Torres, CEO of Holic Foods, remembers being handed a small Styrofoam cup by an elderly woman at an Illinois restaurant with “green stuff” in it. Torres shared the story recently of how the “green stuff” became Jalapenoholic, one of 19 products his company makes in Middletown. He told the story […]

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Does shell building have a future tenant?

Could the industrial park’s shell building have a tenant soon? Will Henry County soon have two brand new tax increment financing districts? Those questions emerged recently from redevelopment commission meetings. The potential answers are exciting, according to local officials. New Castle-Henry County Economic Development Corp. President Corey Murphy was not at […]

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‘They are tied together’

It’s always good when a plan comes together. It’s even better when two local plans, created with teamwork and community input, are recognized as the best in Indiana. The Indiana Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA-IN) awarded the City of New Castle and the Henry County Planning Commission with top […]

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Providing a ‘seat’ at the global table

TS Tech literally has a seat at the global automotive production table. Because of that, New Castle does too, adding to a century-old legacy in the transportation business. Thursday morning, members of the New Castle-Henry County Economic Development Corp. heard firsthand about TS Tech’s rise, its unique stature in the Japanese-owned company […]

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The Sky is the Limit

Sixty-six years ago, in 1952, Clifford “Bill” Marlatt built an airport with a 2,350 foot grass runway. Bill, now 91 years old, was on hand Saturday as a new 4,200 foot runway on County Road 400 South in New Castle was dedicated despite rainy weather and overcast skies. A plaque […]

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Career Center Receives Two Awards for Excellence

The Indiana Department of Education is honoring the entire Education Professions program and individual student Madison Eastridge today for the work each has done at the New Castle Career Center. The Education Professions program, led by Leesa Myers, won the 2018 Award for Excellence in the Secondary Program category. Eastridge has been […]

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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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