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Current Weather

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  • Humidity: 68%
  • Cloud Coverage:%
  • Wind: 8 mph
  • UV Index: 3 Moderate
  • Sunrise: 07:12:37 AM
  • Sunset: 05:56:41 PM


Partly to mostly cloudy. High 48F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph.


Mainly clear. Low 34F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph.


A mix of clouds and sun in the morning followed by cloudy skies during the afternoon. High 51F. Winds ENE at 10 to 15 mph.

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Recently I had the honor and pleasure of being invited to attend the Sept. 13 Hoosier State Press Association Summit to address the preservation of publication of public notices in newspapers.

I am an interested possible beneficiary of the Jordan Creek Wind Project (JCWP). I live out of state and nowhere near Jordan Creek. I have very little, if any, control of whether the property involving me will lend their land to the project. However, I have spent my youth working on the farm…