Duke Energy Indiana has selected 100,000 square feet of available space at the Industrial Jordan Manufacturing Building in Rush County for the utility’s 2015 Site Readiness Program. The building is located at 1250 Commerce Drive in Rushville. The Site Readiness Program is a key component of Duke Energy’s economic development model. It identifies, evaluates, and [Read More…]
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RUSH COUNTY FIRST IN INDIANA TO BECOME CERTIFIED AS A WORK READY COMMUNITY!
The Rush County Economic and Community Development Corporation announced today that Rush County is now certified as an ACT™ Work Ready Community (CWRC). The process of working toward this goal began last April when they publicized participation in the program. The CWRC is an initiative that showcases the highly skilled workforce that businesses require in [Read More…]
RUSH COUNTY / RUSHVILLE named FINALIST for Hometown Collaboration Initiative!
Lt. Governor Ellspermann sends official announcements to Hometown Collaboration Initiative Finalist Communities. INDIANAPOLIS – Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann electronically sent congratulatory announcement videos to the six newly designated finalist communities for the Hometown Collaboration Initiative (HCI). The program, in its inaugural year is administered by the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA) in [Read More…]
Wind Farm a real possibility for Rush County
A proposal for a three-county (Fayette, Henry and Rush) wind farm project gained local support earlier this week. A similar project a few years earlier never got off the ground following a number of meetings with the counties involved. NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, is looking into placing eight wind turbines [Read More…]
City of Rushville adopts new Comprehensive Plan
By Kate Thurston, Reporter/Photographer for Rushville Republican. Tuesday night before city council, there was a public hearing on the comprehensive plan for Rush County. The plan was completed and adopted at the meeting. Cory Daly with HWC Engineering along with Scott Burgins of SDG spoke to the council and those who attended. “Over the last [Read More…]
RUSHVILLE awarded Blight Elimination Grant! This is great news; supports Economic Development efforts.
Great news for the City of Rushville. $230,000 to help clean up our neighborhoods. Congratulations Mayor Pavey and all of your staff who helped to put this successful grant application together. One more step to building a stronger Rushville and Rush County. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann today announced two rounds of awards [Read More…]
RUSHVILLE / RUSH COUNTY visited by Senator Donnelly
The Rush County ECDC was excited and honored to have U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly stop by our office yesterday. We had the opportunity to visit with Senator Donnelly for more than a half hour. We discussed issues that are important for Rushville and Rush County and ways where we could partner with the federal government [Read More…]
Great progress at North Industrial Park!
Completion date is set for early November. Starting on September 22nd, construction will begin on turn lanes on Highway 3. This will take 30-45 days. Click on title to see recent pictures.
RUSHVILLE wins 2014 Primacy of Place Community Award!
Building Better Communities (BBC), the outreach and engagement division at Ball State University, announced Thursday that the Riverside Park Amphitheater in Rushville is one of four recipients of the 2014 Primacy of Place Community Awards. The awards, presented at an awards ceremony luncheon at the Minnetrista Cultural Center in Muncie, recognize Indiana communities’ exemplary approaches [Read More…]
RUSHVILLE named finalist in Primacy of Place Award!
Building Better Communities (BBC), the outreach and engagement division at Ball State University, today announced nine finalists of the 2014 Primacy of Place Community Awards Program (PoPCAP.) The program, launched in 2013 by BBC and the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs, recognizes Indiana communities making innovative strides in improving quality of life for [Read More…]