Luxury Cars Services Launched In Dubois County

Luxury Cars Services

The luxury car services were kick started in Jasper. Garrett Cooper owns the Redstone Car Service LLC. He says people are surprised when his Mercedes stops by to pick them up, especially when most of them expect a yellow taxi. He added that they are available 24/7, and the taxi ride is safe and comfortable. Cooper’s vision is to offer a luxury ride to his customers. It is a startup service in Dubois County. The color red was chosen as a symbol of energy and excitement. He adds the color is associated with luxury. Redstone is related to the color of his hometown, Colo.

Cooper is an electrical engineer and lives in Dubios County. He has been surveying for over four years in the Dubios County region and found out that there is no 24-hour car service. He traveled to and from between Dubois County and Colorado and the idea struck him instantly. Later when he moved to the County, he noticed the need for upscale car service. The idea stuck for nearly four years. Though, the opportunity to setup the service came up recently. He found out a Mercedes-Benz E350.

With his immense experience with cars, it was easier for Copper to take up this venture. He worked as a mechanic for seven years and later went to the Colorado State University, Fort Collins. He completed his degree in electrical engineering. To operate his service, he applied to the State of Indiana.

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Huntingburg Farmers’ Market introduces Youth Market Days

huntingburg farmers market

The Huntingburg Farmers’ Market will be open every Sunday starting June 27 through September 26. The timing will be from 7.30 to 11.30 am. The market will be held at the Memorial Gym parking lot, at the Main Streets. The committee is seeking vendor for the current season. The vendors are called upon to sell their produce including plants, bakery items, and plants. The booth price is put at $100 per booth for the season and $150 if you book two booths this season. A market is an ideal place for selling homemade cheese, soaps, herbal oils and dog treats. Artisans can make the most of the market.

So, what is new to the market the current year. The new attraction to the market this year is the Youth Market Days, it is one to watch out. This is to encourage children to participate in the event and learn the tricks of the trade. Here children between the age of 5 and 18 can sell their products like lemonade, flowers, baked items and homemade produces. This will happen on the third Saturday every month. The dates will be July 18, August 15 and September 19. The rates for the Youth Market Days will be fixed at $5 per day or per Saturday. The event is sponsored by Family Roots Nursery. Contact Elizabeth Bartelt to register for a booth at the Huntingburg Farmers’ Market.

Contact the Huntingburg Chamber of Commerce Executive Director on 683-5699 or email to [email protected] Come and make the most of it.

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Workforce Reduced At United Minerals

Workforce Reduced At United Minerals

Come January and the United Minerals is all set to cut down on their workforce. The Huntingburg mining company has informed their employees of the reduction. The letter to the Indiana Department of Workforce Development, the Huntingburg company, wrote that they are forced to go for drastic reduction of the workforce due to the lack of demand in coal sales and the projection that the coal sales is likely to go down. According to the Indiana Coal Council reporting of 2010, the company produced 1.7 million tons, and there is a decline since 2011, where it produced just 1 million tons. It saw a hike in 2012 with 1.5 million tons and later a low in 2014 at 908,058 tons.

Meanwhile, other Indiana mining companies have reported an increase in production sitting at 4 million tons in 2010 to 35 million tons in 2014, with a total of 39 million tons in production. The letter to the Indiana Department of Workforce Development is in connection with the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN). According to WARN, the company has to send a notice to the department when it considers a mass layoff or shutdown. The company runs its offices in both Lynnville and Huntingburg. The mines are operational in Oakland City, Boonville, Elberfeld, and Lynnville.

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