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Bernita Weisbrodt Andres, 93 years old of St. Leon, passed away on Saturday, October 12, 2019. Bernita loved to spend time with her family as often as she could. She loved to make crafts which included making her entire family Christmas ornaments to adorn their trees. She also shared her lov…

Sister Francis Joan Clements, age 94 of the Sisters of St. Francis in Oldenburg, Indiana, died Sunday, October 6, 2019, at the convent. Born June 2, 1925, in Clementsville, Kentucky, she is the daughter of Anna and Robert Clements. She taught at schools in Indiana, Ohio and Missouri. When as…

Sister Rita Vukovic, age 89 of the Sisters of St. Francis in Oldenburg, Indiana, died Saturday, October 5, 2019, at the convent. Born April 6, 1930, in Dayton, Ohio, she is the daughter of Catherine (nee Fiedler) and Paul Vukovic. She entered the convent September 8, 1948, and made her final…

Marilyn P. Elliott, 88 of Brazil, Indiana, formerly of Sun City, Arizona, and Wilton, Connecticut, passed away unexpectedly September 30, 2019, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born December 13, 1930, in Batesville, Indiana, the daughter of John T. Pohlman and Bertha Timmerman Pohlman. …

“Come and be a part of the excitement of Batesville Main Street’s first art alley activation as we celebrate with a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday, Oct. 10,” suggests executive director Tina Longstreth.

Hillenbrand Inc. (NYSE: HI) officials announced Sept. 26 that it has signed the United Nations Global Compact, a voluntary pledge to develop and exercise corporate responsibility programs and to begin increasing disclosure of the company’s sustainable business practices.

Keith Tenhundfeld, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, EMT-B, CCRN, is a new employee at AccuDoc Urgent Care. He is seeing patients at the company’s Batesville and Harrison, Ohio, locations, according to a news release.

• Extensive photos of many area events can be found online. The Fiesta Hispana photo gallery is featured on our website. That and other galleries can be viewed by going to Community at the top of our website, then clicking on Photos or visiting https://photos.batesvilleheraldtribune.com. Rec…

A 630-metric-ton Aida Servo Press has been purchased and installed in the Batesville Tool & Die plant, Troqueladora Batesville de Mexico, in Queretaro, Mexico, reports safety and training coordinator Lauren Mynsberge.

Civista Bank has been named one of the Best Banks to Work For in 2019. “We are proud to receive this recognition for the seventh year in a row,” said Dennis Shaffer, Civista Bank CEO and president. “Our mission at Civista is not only to improve the financial lives of our customers and shareh…

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Looking for a new job or career change? The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the city and Rotary Club of Batesville to host a career fair.

The Indiana Chamber of Commerce D.C. Fly-in event Oct. 9-10 will focus on policy issues impacting Hoosier businesses and is highlighted by federal agency briefings, in addition to office visits with the state’s congressional delegation.

Izzy’s at Hillcrest has been named the Ripley County Chamber of Commerce Member of the Month for September, reports executive director Amy Thomas.

Indiana residents along the I-74 corridor are getting a chance to improve their economic futures through the Catapult Greensburg initiative, part of a statewide effort to get more Hoosiers into the manufacturing workforce.

The U.S. Small Business Administration recently announced Indiana as the recipient of a $495,000 State Trade and Export Promotion grant, supporting the state's efforts to develop and expand export-related activities among small businesses and open up new markets for Hoosier-made goods around…

TCC Gives, a charitable organization that provides programs, resources and grant opportunities to improve communities, has donated more than 50 smartphones to help victims of domestic and sexual violence stay connected to loved ones through its “More Than a Phone” program, reports Julie Moor…

The Indiana Department of Transportation is hosting a statewide hiring fair Tuesday, Sept. 17, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at 11 locations around the state to recruit candidates for more than 100 winter seasonal positions and full-time opportunities.

The Indiana Chapter of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors, a nationwide professional organization for insurance and investment practitioners, has announced the annual meeting, titled “Perfect Vision with NAIFA 20/20.” It is Oct. 2-3 at the Horizon Convention Center,…

Gov. Eric Holcomb will lead economic development trips to Asia in the coming months to support the state of Indiana’s increasingly global economy, strengthening partnerships and creating connections across business, culture, education, government and even sports.

Indiana will launch a new 5G hub this fall to attract business, foster innovation and propel research and development in 5G-enabled advanced technologies.

National Pie Day. Left Hander’s Day. The first day of summer. Memorial Day. Every date on the calendar seems to have a special designation or event to recognize. Some celebrations may be better known than others, but not a day goes by that doesn’t have a unique designation. Sept. 1 is no exc…

The benefits of video marketing cannot be understated. According to recent studies, digital consumers spend 88 percent more time on videos than reading content online. Additionally:

Two prominent political voices at Fox News with links to the White House will headline the Indiana Chamber of Commerce’s 30th Annual Awards Dinner on Nov. 7. The event takes place at the Indiana Convention Center in downtown Indianapolis.

A turbulent week in the economy is a very good time to write about fundamentals. Trade, its origins and its benefits, are a timely topic. I must warn readers these ideas aren’t very hard, but rather shockingly simple. They will challenge what you’ve heard in the media and on the campaign trail.

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Three companies that have worked with the community in the past are in the running to facilitate a strategic planning session, the city’s economic development director Sarah Lamping told the Batesville Economic Development Commission Aug. 16.

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross has appointed Indiana Secretary of Commerce Jim Schellinger to the U.S. Investment Advisory Council. Schellinger will serve the U.S. Department of Commerce and its SelectUSA program by advising on strategies and efforts to strengthen and increase foreig…

Hillrom (NYSE: HRC) leaders recently announced that the company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Breathe Technologies Inc., developer and manufacturer of a patented ventilation technology that supports improved patient mobility, for a cash consideration of $130 million.

"FCN Bank is honored to introduce you to the newest member of our team, Batesville branch manager Joseph Alig," reports marketing coordinator Beth Siebert.

Ripley Crossing, 1200 Whitlatch Way, Milan, has received the Basic Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement Accreditation in 2019.

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The EcO Network of Southeast Indiana was designated as Indiana’s second 21st Century Talent Region, a statewide designation awarded to Indiana communities focused on working collaboratively to attract, develop and connect talent.

INBiz, the state of Indiana’s one-stop business portal, is helping Hoosiers open businesses through its partnership with the Indiana Small Business Development Center, a program of the Indiana Economic Development Corp.

The 19th annual Ripley County Chamber of Commerce Golf Scramble is Friday, Aug. 2, at Hillcrest Golf & Country Club, Batesville. Tee time is noon after 10:30 a.m. registration.

Leaders at Hillenbrand Inc. (NYSE: HI) and Milacron Holdings Corp. (NYSE: MCRN) announced July 12 that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Hillenbrand will acquire Milacron in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $2 billion, including net debt of approxi…

Officials at Hill-Rom Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HRC), which has rebranded as Hillrom, recently announced the company has entered into a definitive agreement to sell certain surgical consumable products and related assets to an affiliate of Audax Private Equity for $170 million in cash. The transa…

LeeAnn Boggs was welcomed by board members as the newest Friendship State Bank director following director Art Wise’s recent retirement, according to marketing coordinator Katie Sparks.

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First Sentry Properties officials have signed a new lease with Tractor Supply Co. to take 25,000 square feet of the former Shopko space at Cross County Plaza, Batesville. Work will begin immediately on the new store with a fall opening planned, according to a news release from company partne…

Trackside Pizza, Osgood, is the July Ripley County Chamber of Commerce Member of the Month, according to executive director Amy Thomas.

The Margaret Mary Health Foundation was recently the recipient of a generous donation from Izzy’s at Hillcrest. The $1,000 donation will benefit the foundation’s Girls on the Run Fund, according to marketing specialist Kasi Christin.

Nate LaMar was a panelist on the European Union and United Kingdom Trade panel during the National Association of District Export Councils’ (NADEC) Annual Export Conference in Washington, D.C., in late May.

For most of us, the idea of having and using passwords has become a normal part of life. We are used to supplying passwords and passcodes to unlock our homes, our cars, our accounts – anything that is private. Because industries like ETC are businesses that have sensitive customer informatio…