Nashville musician encourages consumers to shop local

Nashville musician encourages consumers to shop local

  NASHVILLE, Ind. — Brown County musician and software consultant Chuck Wills encourages consumers to shop local this holiday season and throughout the year. Wills says he shops at small businesses in his community all year round, but his family and friends have come to expect unique holiday gifts from the arts and crafts mecca of Brown …

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19-year-old wants to ‘be the change’ as she faces bipolar disorder

19-year-old wants to ‘be the change’ as she faces bipolar disorder

  ELLETTSVILLE, Ind. — Rachael Brown, a 19-year-old student at Ivy Tech Community College, heard a shocking diagnosis when she had an adverse reaction to painkiller during wisdom teeth extraction: She suffered from bipolar disorder. According to behavioral specialist Cheryl Ferguson, bipolar is a disorder that manifests with episodes of mania and depression, once called manic-depressive …

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Daughter shares memory of mom at Alzheimer’s walk

Daughter shares memory of mom at Alzheimer’s walk

  INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Fort Wayne resident Delana Etnyre joined 19 other family members Saturday, Oct. 10, to honor her mother, Verna Bates, at the Walk to End Alzheimer’s. It was the 14th anniversary of Bates’s death. After the event, Etnyre shared a memory about Hershey’s candy bars and how they became a shared private …

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Habitat raises funds, and then walls, to get family in home by the holidays

Habitat raises funds, and then walls, to get family in home by the holidays

  SEE ALSO: Volunteer works so partner families have homes   PEOGA, Ind. — After two fundraisers in the past few months, Brown County Habitat for Humanity is ready to raise the walls on this year’s partner family home. On Tuesday, Oct. 6, workers will frame the walls on this three-bedroom house for Nathaniel and …

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