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Indiana Connection Staff Christmas Cookie Recipes

Posted on Dec 02, 2023 in Features

  Indiana Connection staffers love Christmas Cookie Exchanges! What cookies to do they traditionally bring to share? Find out below — and download their recipes. Mandy Barth’s No-Bake Chocolate Cookies Recipe: https://www.indianaconnection.org/recipes/no-bake-chocolate-cookies/ Emily Schilling’s Brown Sugar Shortbread Recipe: https://www.indianaconnection.org/recipes/brown-sugar-shortbread/ Ashley Curry’s White Chocolate Peppermint Cookies Recipe: https://www.indianaconnection.org/recipes/white-chocolate-peppermint-cookies/ Holly Huffman’s Mexican Wedding Cakes Recipe: https://www.indianaconnection.org/recipes/mexican-wedding-cakes/

County Profile: Delaware County

Posted on Nov 27, 2023 in County

 By Nicole Thomas Delaware County kicked off the Indiana gas boom in 1876 when natural gas was first discovered in the state near the town of Eaton. Delaware County is also the home of Ball State University, which was renamed from the Indiana Normal College when the Ball brothers, a family of industrialists and philanthropists,… Continue reading.

Befores & Afters

Posted on Nov 27, 2023 in Features

By Richard Biever The lovely lady from Lafayette brought Lavonne McCarty an old doll with sunken eyes and cracked facial features and limbs. The doll had belonged to and was loved on by her mother-in-law as a little girl. Her mother-in-law had just been moved into a nursing home. The doll came with a dress,… Continue reading.

Festival of Gingerbread

Posted on Nov 27, 2023 in Travel

By Natalie Derrickson When the weather turns cold, one need only visit the Fort Wayne History Center’s Festival of Gingerbread to be enveloped in the warmth of the season and the tantalizing aroma of gingerbread.  During the festival’s run from Nov. 24 through Dec. 17, visitors can expect to see professional-level gingerbread creations, including depictions… Continue reading.

Fully Loaded

Posted on Nov 10, 2023 in Features

A serve-yourself baked potato bar is easy to assemble, affordable — and a spud-tacular way to host friends and family. When you’re shopping for potatoes, look for those that are firm and without wrinkles, cracks or green spots. Follow the no-fail recipe on the opposite page to bake your taters. After they have finished cooking… Continue reading.

It’s Time to Start Prepping for the Season!

Posted on Nov 02, 2023 in Boone REMC, Carroll White REMC, Features, Newton County REMC

Before you deck your halls and welcome overnight guests, peruse these pointers: 1. INSPECT YOUR ITEMS Carefully inspect all of your holiday decorations, electrical items and extension cords to ensure that everything is in safe, working order. A few things to look out for include: 2. READ THE FINE PRINT Take a few minutes to… Continue reading.

Honoring Hoosier Veterans

Posted on Oct 27, 2023 in Travel

According to the Indiana War Memorials Foundation, no other city in the United States maintains as much acreage dedicated to honoring veterans as Indianapolis. Featuring a variety of museums, parks, memorials and monuments, downtown Indy provides several opportunities to pay tribute to the state’s rich military history and the men and women who have served…. Continue reading.

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