?Entrepreneur Workshop to be held at IU Southeast PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 30 September 2008 00:00
    The Indiana University Southeast School of Business will assist entrepreneurs with the challenge of starting, or growing, their own business.
    The School of Business is again partnering with the Regional Economic Development Resource Center (REDRC) for an eight-week “Entrepreneur Training Workshop” this Fall. The workshop will be held from 5:45 to 8:45 p.m. on Tuesdays from October 7 through November 25 at the IU Southeast Library, room 230.
    The workshop will include a step-by-step program in preparing a business plan, and is designed to provide participants with a framework for success. Topics will include: Market Research; Feasibility Study; Accounting Issues; Financial Planning; Legal Concerns; Production; and Human Resource Planning. This workshop is targeted for those with post-secondary experience, current business owners, minorities, immigrants, or youth/mentor pairs.
    Dr. Frank Wadsworth, professor of marketing and international business, will lead the workshop. Wadsworth has taught both in the undergraduate and graduate programs in the School of Business. He has conducted more than a dozen multi-session entrepreneurship classes with groups including adults interested in starting a business or growing an existing business, high school students, and leaders of non-profit organizations.
    The workshop cost is $129, which includes all the materials required. For more information, please visit www.ius.edu/business or call Brenda Swartz at (812) 941-2494.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 September 2008 13:37
 
?Local couple charged with receipt of stolen property and dealing drugs PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 30 September 2008 00:00

    Earl “Big Daddy Earl” Coleman, age 67, and Constance Coleman, age 53, of 3208 N. Dog Trot Road, Salem, were taken into custody on Wednesday, September 24 by the Washington County Sheriff’s Department, with assistance from the Salem City Police Department, the Pekin Town Marshal, and the Washington County Drug Team.
    The couple was charged with variety of offenses including six counts of receiving stolen property, dealing
Schedule II drugs, possession of Schedule II drugs with intent to sell, possession of marijuana and maintaining a common nuisance.
    A $50,000 cash bond was set for Earl Coleman and a $3,000 bond for Constance Coleman.  Trial date is set for
October 27. 
    According to Washington County Prosecuting Attorney, Dustin Houchin, the aforementioned charges carry
sentences up to 20 years in prison.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 September 2008 13:42
 
?2nd Annual Men Against Violence Against Women Rally, October 15 PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 30 September 2008 00:00
    Hoosier Hills PACT will sponsor the 2nd Annual Men Against Violence Against Women Rally on Wednesday, October 15.  Men are asked to rally together on the Salem square at 12noon.  Guest speakers include, Sid Dye of Southern Hills Church, Jon Kuss of Hoosier Hills Pact, Ronnie Mays of the Salem Police Department, and Brian Motsinger, Head Football Coach of Salem High School.
    All Washington County men and young men are encouraged to attend in an effort to bring attention to the problem of domestic violence.  For additional information on the rally, contact Domestic Violence & Victim Advocacy Services at 883-3318.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 September 2008 13:46
 
?Fall 2008 marks record-breaking enrollment for IU Southeast PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 24 September 2008 00:00
?Fall 2008 enrollment at Indiana University Southeast is breaking records across almost all admissions categories.
    Indiana University Bloomington released official enrollment counts Thursday, and IU Southeast’s total enrollment grew to 6,482 students - a 3.9 percent increase over last year.
    All of those students are taking more classes, as evidenced by the record number of 64,066 credit hours taken, which is a 4.3 percent increase over 2007.
    Additionally, the 2008 freshmen class is the largest in IU Southeast history. There are a record 1,070 first year beginners this year, an increase of 21.2 percent from last year’s freshmen class.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 September 2008 09:31
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?20 Indiana counties extending waiver deadline due to temporary FSA office closures PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 24 September 2008 00:00
??    Farmers and ranchers in the counties listed below who were attempting to meet the September 16 deadline for certain disaster assistance programs but couldn’t due to Hurricane-related temporary Farm Service Agency (FSA) office closures now have an extension.
    The counties are: Clark, Dearborn/Ohio, Harrison, Jasper, Jefferson, Jennings, Lake, LaPorte, Newton, Pike, Porter, Ripley, Spencer/Perry, St. Joseph, Starke, Switzerland, Warrick, and Washington.
    Farmers and ranchers whoa re eligible for disaster assistance under certain new Supplemental Agricultural Disaster Assistance programs for losses caused by natural disasters in calender year 2008, but who are not fully covered by crop insurance or the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP), now have until ten business days after their local county office reopens to pay the “buy-in” fee for 2008 crop coverage, including grazing lands. Washington County farmers have until Monday, September 29 to take advantage of this “buy-in” waiver.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 September 2008 09:37
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