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One of four trucks being loaded with supplies to take to Ashland, KS where wildfires have ravaged since early March. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Delaware County Farm Bureau Volunteers Provide Assistance After Deadly Wildfires

By: Mike Rhodes— Beginning around March 6, 2017, a series of deadly wildfires swept parts of Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Colorado.  The fires continue and have caused millions of dollars in damage and killed thousands of livestock. Dan Hiatt, Vice-President of the Delaware County Farm Bureau kept tabs on the wildfires through his network of Facebook friends around the country. After the wildfires…


Barbara Pearson. Photo provided.

Barbara Pearson Retires From PrimeTrust After 24 Years

By: Carol Bradshaw— Muncie, IN—After 24 years working devotedly for PrimeTrust Federal Credit Union, Barbara Pearson, a resident of Muncie is set to retire on Friday, March 24. During her time at PrimeTrust, Barb was a teller, Call Center representative, loan officer and in collections. She has held the position of loan officer for the past 21 years. Barb and…


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Product Development Engineer Kevin Wentz Joins DANNAR

By: Matt Kantz— Muncie, IN –DD DANNAR, LLC, (DANNAR) is proud to announce Kevin Wentz has joined the DANNAR Mobile Power Station® (MPS) team as a Product Development Engineer and is responsible for the on-going mechanical engineering advancements of the MPS. Kevin has been in product development for nearly 15 years, having joined DANNAR most recently from Ardagh Group where he…


The Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce held their seventh annual Chamber Champions Awards Program. Photo by: Johnnie Shelton

Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce Recognizes Business Champions

By: Jay Julian— The Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce held their seventh annual Chamber Champions Awards Program today at the Horizon Convention Center. Over two hundred people were on-hand to recognize the Ambassador of the Year, Al Rent Spirit of Muncie Award recipient, business longevity award recipients and the annual Chairman’s Award recipient. Melody Scoble, who works for Westminster Village Muncie,…


Mike Bartlett. Photo provided.

Whitinger & Company Expands Professional Staff

By: Sheena Peters— Muncie, IN – Regional public accounting and advisory firm, Whitinger & Company, is pleased to announce that Mike Bartlett has joined the firm as a Staff Accountant. Bartlett graduated from the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration in Accounting. He went on to complete the education and examination…


NBC's Today Show featured Sharon Adams in a segment this morning. Photo provided.

Retired IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital Respiratory Manager, Featured on NBC’s Today Show

By: Courtney Thomas— Muncie, IN—After eighteen years of service in pulmonary and respiratory care at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital, Sharon Adams has used her retirement to pursue a lifelong passion—jewelry design. “It started with pop beads when I was little,” said Adams. “I’d sometimes make chains out of chewing gum wrappers. It was always just for fun.” Adams transformed…



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Indianapolis International Airport Named Best Airport Of Its Size in North America

Indianapolis, IN – Airports Council International (ACI) World announced today that the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) remains a champion among airports throughout North America in providing an excellent customer experience. This is the sixth year, and the fifth year in a row, the Indy airport has been recognized in the 2016 Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Awards. Indianapolis received Best Airport…


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Staffmark Wins Inavero’s 2017 Best of Staffing Client and Talent Awards

Cincinnati, OH  – Staffmark, a leading staffing company, has announced  they have won Inavero’s Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Awards for providing superior service to their clients and job seekers.  In addition, Staffmark received Inavero’s Best of Staffing® Client Diamond Award after winning the Best of Staffing Client Award at least five years in a row for providing superior…