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Running a small business isn’t just a full time job — it can be a 24-7 endeavor. Managing employees, inventory, scheduling, and services, not to mention marketing, can be exhausting. Social Security can make your life easier with our suite of service

When payday rolls around, many consumers will be trying to figure out which bills they will pay and which ones will wait until another paycheck comes in. With costs increasing for necessary expenses such as gasoline, utilities and healthcare, consume

Angie Hamilton, family nurse practitioner, and her staff at Horizon Health welcome Joy Williams, APRN, FNP, as a new provider to the dermatology department.Together, Hamilton and Williams, who also is a family nurse practitioner, offer comprehensive

Mark Metheny, an Edward Jones financial advisor in Terre Haute, has accepted an invitation to become a limited partner in The Jones Financial Cos., the holding company for the St. Louis-based financial services firm. Edward Jones currently employs 45

The Marshall Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its Annual Dinner and Awards on Feb. 7 beginning with networking time at 5:30 p.m. CST, with dinner served at 6:15 p.m. at Harlan Hall, 603 Locust St. Guests will have the opportunity to network with ot

Hamilton Center, Inc. welcomes James Roetker as the Director of Operations to the corporate office located at 620 8th Ave. in Terre Haute.James served in the United States Air Force as a crew chief on B-52H and B-1B bombers, overseeing equipment insp

Dr. Mark J. Schuld has joined Springhill Village as medical director and will oversee the care of patients at the senior health community.Dr. Schuld graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine in 1995 and has practiced family medicine in the

Hamilton Center Inc. welcomes Natasha Newcomb, acting director of Western Indiana Recovery Services at 88 Wabash Court, behind the Vigo County Courthouse, in Terre Haute.Newcomb acquired a bachelor of social work and a master of social work from Indi

He was very pale and dressed in shades of gray. His business card read A.G. Bell. No address or contact information. Only the name. His Scottish accent was filtered through a generous white beard.

On Dec. 13, the 78th Indiana State Police Recruit Academy completed their graduation ceremony in the Indiana State Capitol Rotunda at Indianapolis. Each new trooper was presented their badge and official identification, and assigned to one of 14 Stat

Paying out of pocket for prescription drugs can be a burden that many households can’t afford. The Extra Help with Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Costs program was designed to help people in getting the vital medicine they need to live healthy and p

Wabash Valley advocacy and marketing firm RJL Solutions recently hired three student interns.Maryem Salam, of Morocco, will serve as the strategic communications intern, bringing expertise in market research and data analysis to the team. Salam, as p

Drive along some of Indiana’s interstates and a single fact becomes evident: There are large numbers of persons on the road with you who are sexually deprived or unsatisfied.

Robert Smith, Northwest Region President, announced the hiring of Amy Anderson as vice president, mortgage loan officer for Old National Bank. Anderson will be located at the downtown Terre Haute Banking Center on Wabash Avenue. She comes to ONB from


Global stocks are soaring Friday and reversing the big losses they suffered just a day ago. The Dow Jones Industrial Average soared almost 600 points in the latest twist in a wild three months for markets.

Sometimes it’s confusing to know who to contact and for what. Social Security and Medicare offer related services, so people aren’t always certain who does what. This “cheat sheet” can help.Contact Social Security to:See if you’re eligible for Medica

As December came to a close, the U.S. Bureau of the Census released 2018 population estimates for the states. A few of my professional colleagues saw the scant newspaper coverage and, good Hoosiers that they are, rejoiced that we out-performed Illinois.

Tammy Endicott-Powell, formerly of St Bernice, has received the John R. Vanderford 2018 Award for Outstanding Special Agent of the Year.Endicott-Powell is a special agent with the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation who works criminal invest

At the end of the year, some of us like to take a tally of our top favorite things, such as movies and songs. At Social Security, we’re no different. Because we care a lot about making our services convenient and easy to access, we care a lot about o

Each year at this time I visit with Elvin Elfenhousen, one of Santa’s skilled workers at the North Pole. Elvin, however, was away and I was, to my surprise, ushered into the office of the Big Man himself.

Rockville Correctional Facility casework manager Robin Gray has been recognized by Indiana Department of Correction Commissioner Rob Carter as the Department’s Re-Entry Employee of the Year for 2018.

U.S. stocks are falling in choppy trading, and the S&P 500 is trading at its lowest in more than a year. Health insurers and hospitals are falling after a judge in Texas ruled that the 2010 Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional. Retailers and technology stocks are sinking, and high-dividend companies including utilities and real estate companies are falling sharply.

During the holiday season, most of us, regardless of our beliefs, focus on the children we love. Children are our future — we share our knowledge and talent with them — we pass on our values to them knowing they will share those gifts.

Soon after school begins in the fall, many businesses begin advertising for seasonal workers. It’s a good way for people to make some extra income during the busy holiday season or ease back into working.

Stacy Webber is the new therapist in Vigo County Outpatient services at Hamilton Center Inc., 620 Eighth Ave. in Terre Haute.

Charlene Curio is a journalism student on her first off-campus interview. “Why do you write this weekly newspaper column?” she asks.

Some Hoosiers will find delight in this week’s column because it shows the government sector in Indiana. Another segment of our population will see more evidence of government services going down the drain. Dataphobes in both groups will read no further.

In the digital age, frauds and scams are an unfortunate part of doing business online. During the holiday season, Social Security has traditionally seen a spike in phishing scams, and we want to protect you as best we can.

The directors of First Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:THFF) have declared a semi-annual dividend of 51 cents per share payable on Jan. 15, 2019, to shareholders of record at the close of business Jan. 8, 2019.

Senior Care, a service of Horizon Health, welcomes Brittney Isom, MSW, LSW, as a full-time therapist to its team of behavior health professionals.Isom, of Terre Haute, is a licensed social worker with a master’s degree in social work.