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Bringing home a shelter pet?

Posted on Apr 05, 2023 in Pets

National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day is April 30, so if you’ve researched the right type of animal for you and are ready to bring a pet home, now’s a perfect time. Even though a shelter animal may have had a rough start to life, many make wonderful family pets, andsome even go on to… Continue reading.

Plant a tree this Arbor Day

Posted on Apr 03, 2023 in Boone REMC, Features

Celebrate Arbor Day (April 28) by walking through a local park and admiring the foliage, attending an event in your area or planting a tree. If you’re thinking about adding a new tree to your yard, here are five tips to get you started. Choose the right tree Before you plant, you’ll want to consider… Continue reading.

6 tips for becoming a recycling pro

Posted on Apr 03, 2023 in Features

Recycling is one of the easiest and most effective ways to help preserve natural resources and reduce the waste sent to landfills. It also creates jobs and saves the energy that would normally be used to produce new products. Here are six simple ideas to help you recycle right: Get started The United States Environmental… Continue reading.

Meet the team: Kiley Lipps

Posted on Apr 03, 2023 in From the Editor

By Stephanie Groves This month it is my pleasure to introduce you to Kiley Lipps, a graphic designer and photographer who is an integral part of our team. Kiley freelanced for Indiana Electric Cooperatives for six years before joining the staff full-time this past June. I asked her to share a little about herself and… Continue reading.

NCAA Hall of Champions

Posted on Mar 23, 2023 in Travel

March and April are the two months when the four letters “N-C-A-A” roll off the tongue most frequently — especially in basketball-crazed Indiana. Though the clock runs out on the college hoops season with the Final Four, Hoosiers don’t have to let the lore or excitement fade with the arena crowds. The NCAA Hall of… Continue reading.

Professional progression: Shadd McLochlin

Posted on Mar 23, 2023 in Profile

At 23, Shadd McLochlin has been working for just about five years. In that short span, he’s worked all aspects of wireless and fiber internet, has earned a double major in business management and marketing, supervises five employees and has worked for two owners operating under two business models. “It’s always changing. It’s always moving… Continue reading.

County Profile: Jennings County

Posted on Mar 23, 2023 in County

Jennings County is home to a “disaster” just waiting to happen. That place is the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center. The center provides the infrastructure for realistic scenarios replicating natural and manmade disasters, military urban warfare and much more. Military; local, state and national agencies; and civilian first responders come to Jennings County from around the… Continue reading.

Esports: A real game changer

Posted on Mar 23, 2023 in Features

By Richard G. Biever When Tyrese Ellis was a high school freshman, his future looked uncertain at best. He admitted he lacked motivation and was “borderline failing” most classes.  “I was a heavy gamer,” he said. “I wasn’t heavy into going to school.” When the Fort Wayne Snider senior says “heavy gamer,” Tyrese means video… Continue reading.

Upcoming garden shows to inspire you

Posted on Feb 23, 2023 in Features

Whether you’re a gardening novice or a seasoned green thumb, you’ll be sure to find inspiring ideas at these local area garden shows. These events are just a sampling of the exciting affairs that you can anticipate. March 11-19 | Indiana Flower + Patio Show Indianapolis — Indiana State Fairgrounds.Monday-Wednesday: 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Thursday-Saturday:10 a.m.-8… Continue reading.

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