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EDC Christmas Breakfast Sparkles with Optimism

New Castle, Knightstown and Henry County didn’t get the Stellar designation hoped for, but they were winners just the same.  That was the spirited holiday message Thursday morning during the New Castle-Henry County Economic Development Corp.’s year-end Christmas breakfast. EDC President Corey Murphy said the county had a lot to be […]

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EDC transformation team set for action

SPICELAND — Members of the Spiceland Town Council have joined a team of transformers – not the robotic figures on the big screen but a group heroic in its own right, one that helps transform troubled properties into new business opportunities. After hearing a presentation from Penny York, the New Castle-Henry County Economic […]

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Encouraging words for EDC: ‘Ahead of schedule’

Three encouraging words echoed throughout the Henry County REMC Community Room recently: “Ahead of schedule.” The words, spoken multiple times by Kim Cronk, president of the Commissioners, were music to the ears of New Castle-Henry County Economic Development Corp. board members concerning a myriad of major projects going on throughout […]

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Airport future: Taking off in a new direction?

Is it time for the New Castle Board of Aviation Commissioners to take off in a new direction as far as its consultant is concerned? At the end of a special BoAC meeting Monday, the potential end of a long-standing relationship with Woolpert, an Indianapolis firm, was part of a […]

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EDC director salutes Stellar efforts

A “Stellar” sort of glow illuminated the September meeting for the New Castle-Henry County Economic Development Corp. Board of directors. EDC President Corey Murphy took time before his regular report Sept. 12 to salute all of those in New Castle, Knightstown and Henry County who have been involved in the […]

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A foundation to build on for years to come

With its stately Roman-esque columns, the home of Henry County Community Foundation stands tall along Ind. 3. But the real “building” is seen in multiple locations outside New Castle, touching virtually every small community in every direction. Thursday morning, the New Castle-Henry County Economic Development Corp. board of directors heard first-hand about the […]

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EDC highlights enthusiastic endeavors

The ‘E’ in EDC clearly stood for enthusiasm Thursday morning. During the New Castle-Henry County Economic Development Corp. Board of Directors meeting, key words like “Stellar” and “groundbreaking” along with “upscale” were used. A pool’s success – and progress made by pooling resources – were praised. Progress was reported by […]

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EDC explores new heights – in more ways than one

Interest remains high in Henry County as far as future business expansion possibilities are concerned. If only the ceilings of available buildings were higher. Members of the New Castle-Henry County Economic Board of Directors heard both good news and how future business needs are changing during their July meeting Thursday. […]

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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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