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Lt. Governor Crouch, OCRA award over $728K to 10 properties

Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs announced 10 properties will be awarded $728,671 through the Historic Renovation Grant Program. The program is designed to preserve and rehabilitate historic properties to further…

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Ball State University Arts & Culture

Ball State University Hosts Holiday Arts & Culture Night

Celebrate the holiday season with a diverse array of seasonal activities throughout Ball State University’s campus and Minnetrista during their annual Holiday Arts & Culture Night and Enchanted Luminaria Walk on Saturday, December 3rd, from…

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Winterfest

Winterfest Coming to Downtown Connersville

Downtown Connersville will come to life with winter cheer on December 2nd and 3rd. Visit downtown from 5:00 – 8:00 PM each night for live music, art, shopping, dining, and more! For more information, visit…