INDIANAPOLIS — Rep. Ben Smaltz, R-Auburn, said he appreciated meeting with teachers Tuesday during their giant rally at the Statehouse.
INDIANAPOLIS — The Hoosier State next year could join Illinois and 17 other states that have set 21, instead of 18, as the minimum age to purchase and use tobacco products, electronic vaping devices and related accessories.
INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced plans to invest $400 million in its manufacturing facilities at its Lilly Technology Center campus in Indianapolis. The plans are driven by increasing demand for Lilly's current medicines, and they provide additional manufacturing capacity for future medicines coming from Lilly's pipeline. These new investments will create approximately 100 new highly skilled jobs at the company.
CROWN POINT, Ind., Nov. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- John H. Davis, Esq. is being recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Lifetime Achiever for his outstanding contributions in the field of Law and work as Owner, Founder, and Administrator of his private practice - John H. Davis Attorney at Law.
INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) will announce its financial guidance for 2020 on Tuesday, December 17, 2019. Lilly will also conduct a conference call on that day with the investment community and media to further detail the company's financial guidance.
INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Knowledge Services is pleased to announce an expansion to their management team with the hiring of Leah McGrath as Vice President of Public Affairs, a newly formed position.
In continuing to bring our readers new and interesting information about your friends and neighbors, we are presenting our “What’s Your Story” series. This is a Q & A panel of 20 questions that we ask Randolph County Residents. The information is fun facts and good advice from them on various topics. We are interested in seeing what we can learn about our readers in 20 questions! Hope you enjoy!
CARMEL, Ind., Nov. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Mortgage banking company Merchants Capital has secured $5.1 million in financing for an affordable housing development in Dade City, Florida - one of the first to close under the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Pilot Program. The loan was secured on behalf of Arbour Valley Communities.
INDIANAPOLIS — The 15,000 Hoosier teachers expected to rally for higher wages and school accountability changes Tuesday at the Statehouse should not anticipate immediate action by the General Assembly on either priority.
HIGHLAND — The longtime clerk-treasurer for the town of Highland is running the numbers on a potential campaign to succeed retiring U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Gary, as Northwest Indiana's representative in Congress.
INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- A report released today by Strada Education Network maps out a new approach to measuring how education consumers perceive the value of their educational experiences beyond high school. The report, "Changing the Value Equation for Higher Education," draws on data collected from over 340,000 Americans in the Strada-Gallup Education Consumer Survey and finds that American adults place the highest value on educational programs that closely align with career pathways.
PORTAGE — The city's human rights ordinance will be posted at each local government building in an effort to promote diversity in the county's largest city, according to Mayor John Cannon.
ELKHART, Ind., Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Patrick Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: PATK) announced today that Andy L. Nemeth, President will succeed Todd M. Cleveland as Chief Executive Officer effective January 1, 2020 in accordance with the Company's executive succession plan. Mr. Nemeth will continue in his role as President and a director of the Company. Mr. Cleveland will become Executive Chairman and will continue to lead the Board of Directors while working closely with Mr. Nemeth and the senior leadership team.
FORT WAYNE, Ind., Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Intellitek Systems, a leading provider of personalized CRM and ERP solutions for small and mid-market companies, today announced the beta launch of Intellitek Academy.
Educators from across the state plan to fill the Indiana Statehouse in a sea of red this week in one of the largest coordinated efforts of its kind in years.
CALUMET CITY — A 58-year-old Calumet City man died in a motor vehicle accident outside his home, according to a news release from the Lake County coroner.
HAMMOND — Hammond's mayor and his wife, a judge, are preparing to repay $50,000 in campaign contributions originally paid to her judicial campaign fund from his mayoral fund after state officials deemed the amount excessive, the mayor confirmed.
Illinois lawmakers were unable to reach an agreement Thursday on how to revise the tax rates for a planned Chicago casino, delaying any changes until next year and postponing the impact of new competition on Northwest Indiana's gaming industry.
EVANSVILLE, Ind., Nov. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Escalade, Incorporated (NASDAQ: ESCA) announced today that David L. Fetherman has informed the Escalade Board of Directors of his intent to retire from his position as the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer. Pending the hiring of his replacement, Mr. Fetherman has agreed to continue to serve as President and Chief Executive Officer through this transition period. In addition, it is anticipated that Mr. Fetherman will continue to serve on Escalade's Board of Directors until his successor takes office.
BLUFFTON, Ind., Nov. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Pretzels, Inc. ("Pretzels" or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer of pretzels and extruded snack products, announced today that Mike Kaczynski has joined the Company as Vice President of Sales. Mr. Kaczynski will work closely with Executive Vice President of Sales, Chip Mann, to support the continued growth and success of Pretzels' customers.
A Highland man found guilty of murder and attempted murder in absentia, after being released on bond before trial and fleeing the state, is not entitled to any reduction in his 90-year prison term, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Thursday.
DYER — The youngest current member of the Indiana House of Representatives, a 26-year-old from Lake County, is eager to pave the way for even younger lawmakers to follow in his footsteps.
CROWN POINT — Three of the 10 provisional ballots filed by Lake County voters at last week's municipal elections will be counted in the final results set to be certified Monday.
CARMEL, Ind., Nov. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- CNO Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: CNO) today announced that its board of directors has appointed David B. Foss as a director, effective immediately. Foss, 58, is president and chief executive officer of Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (Nasdaq: JKHY), a leading provider of technology solutions to the financial services industry. This appointment increases the size of the CNO board to 10 directors.
INDIANAPOLIS — School accountability, professional growth requirements and response to the state's ILEARN exam top Superintendent Jennifer McCormick's priorities for the upcoming legislative session.
Actress Lori Loughlin avoided another court appearance Wednesday after a federal judge accepted her latest not guilty plea in the college admissions bribery case. In a filing Tuesday, Magistrate Judge M. Page Kelley waived her appearance and entered the written plea the "Full House" star submitted Nov. 1 to the new bribery charge handed down last month. Prosecutors announced Oct. 22 that ...
LONDON - Britain's Prince Andrew has announced that he will "step back" from public duties, citing the "major disruption" caused by the renewed focus on his relationship with the late financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. Andrew, 59, said that he will "step back from public duties for the foreseeable future" after his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, agreed to the move. "It has ...
LOS ANGELES - As Hollywood's major unions gird for potentially contentious contract negotiations with the major studios, streaming giant Netflix is moving to hash out its own labor deals that could give it a competitive advantage in the event of a strike. This summer Netflix negotiated its first overall agreement with actors union SAG-AFTRA. Last month the International Alliance of Theatrical ...
A new study on state fiscal transparency concludes that 32 states earned distinction for providing the public “with candid and transparent information about their government’s fiscal health;” 46 states earned clean audit opinions in the most recent analysis.