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January / February 2017

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Volume 20, Number 1




He’s Not Going Anywhere
A visit to Rex’s Barbershop in Roanoke is a trip back in time. There is no phone in the store. Never has been and never will be. [Full story]

Down on the Farm
Indiana’s rich agricultural history is well known. Learn more about family farms that predate the state itself. [Full story]

Creating Unforgettable Experiences
From Babbs SuperValu to McCormick’s Creek State Park and beyond, there is something special in Owen County. [Full story]

Standing the Test of Time
A Fort Wayne mechanical contractor has been in business since 1856. The story of an Allen County restaurant goes back even further – to 1837. [Full story]

From Gas to Glass
The discovery of natural gas led to expansive glass production in East Central Indiana in the late 1800s. The industry lives on today. [Full story]



Top Topics to Target
Long-term infrastructure funding, expanded preschool opportunities and efforts to reduce smoking are among the key issues. [Full story]

Politically Speaking
Ann Compton made the White House her second home over a lengthy news career. She brings those experiences to our state for the Indiana Chamber’s 2017 Legislative Dinner. [Full story]


Building Our Business Future


Indiana’s People, Companies and Industries


President’s Message

Tweet Street

HR Column
Focus on integrity

In Pictures
2016 Annual Awards

Found Elsewhere
Public safety trends