LAFAYETTE - Junior Achievement of Greater Lafayette, which empowers young people to own their economic success through work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills, announces the appointment of their new Executive Director, Jen Edwards.

LAFAYETTE — Food Finders Food Bank announced last week a $4,000 grant from The Darden Foundation to help provide hunger-relief to North Central Indiana families. The funds will be used to support the operating costs of Food Finders’ Food Resource & Education Center (FREC). The FREC house…

DeMOTTE — The firefighters and their families enjoyed a catered meal followed by a “wetting ceremony” and awards Tuesday night at the fire station on 15th St. (SR 10). The wetting ceremony goes back to the horse and buggy days, when a fire station would receive a new pump, it would wet down …

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DeMOTTE — No time to travel around and see the automotive history of Indiana? Well, don’t worry, the newest participant at the annual Touch of Dutch Festival will bring some of Indiana’s history to you. On Aug. 9 and 10, the Auto Indiana exhibition known as History on Wheels will be set up i…

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles is pleased to remind new Hoosiers about a law making their move to Indiana a little easier. Effective July 1, 2019 there is no longer a requirement for individuals moving to Indiana from another state who hold a valid driver’s license in th…

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RENSSELAER — Friends of the late Jeff Goad, who passed away in December 2018, have organized a memorial 5K run they hope will become an annual event.

INDIANAPOLIS – Governor Eric J. Holcomb today announced the next call for projects is open in the Community Crossings grant program for shovel-ready local road construction projects. Community Crossings is part of Gov. Holcomb’s Next Level Roads program, a 20-year, fully funded plan to enhan…

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LAFAYETTE — Veterans’ benefits vary widely from state to state, ranging from living and financial assistance to heath care and recreation deductions.

RENSSELAER — Meet Norma, a 67 year old with end stage COPD residing in assisted living. Her friends don’t live close and her son is in town, but works a lot of hours. Norma is lonely. She would love to play cards or talk about the town gossip with someone.

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DEMOTTE — The Jasper County Adult learning Center-DeMotte located inside of Ignited Ministries at 5825 West State Road 10, Demotte, IN will be closing their center effective immediately following their last day of classes on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 12pm.

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RENSSELAER — The annual Fountain Park Chautauqua, located about 1.5 miles northwest of Remington, will run from July 13, with a kickoff dinner at 5 p.m., until July 28, with the final musical act at 2 p.m.

JASPER COUNTY — It feels good to make a positive impact in your community when you see something good happening that is making a difference in people’s lives. When you are part of the Women’s Giving Circle, your $100 donation collects with others and those funds get dispersed every year to a…

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“124 Years of the Good Life, Two Weeks at a Time” is the title of Linda Emerson’s new story of Fountain Park Chautauqua, coming up on Tuesday, June 18, at 6 p.m. The story will be told at the Jasper County Historical Society Museum at 479 North Van Rensselaer St., as part of the society’s an…