State sales tax going up next week
This is just a reminder that Indiana’s Sales tax will increase from 6% to 7%.
The state's sales tax is being increased as a part of the property tax relief package passed by the Indiana General Assembly. To read the full article, go to http://www.courierpress.com/news/2008/mar/28/state-sales-tax-going-up-next-week/.
Loss of moisture in wood can cause new home to shrink
Have you ever wondered why there are cracks in walls and around door frames? The problem may lay with the moisture in wood. This information was provided by C. Dwight Barnett, a local home inspector, that loss of moisture in wood can cause a new home to shrink and ways to remedy this problem. To read the full article, go to http://www.courierpress.com/news/2008/mar/28/loss-of-moisture-in-wood-can-cause-new-home-to/.
Komen spreads $42,000 among 13 groups
We have here yet another example of the generous gift giving spirit that is so strong in the Tri-State. The Greater Evansville Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure recently awarded more than $42,000 to organizations around the Tri-State. The 13 grants bring the 2008 total of money distributed to $544,949.91. We appreciate the efforts of the Komen Foundation and we look forward to the next fundraiser of the Komen Foundation with their annual walk in September. Our company F.C. TuckerEmge Realtors has a strong participation in this special event which in the last few years had close to 18,000 participants. To read the full article, go to http://www.courierpress.com/news/2008/mar/27/komen-spreads-42000-among-13-groups/.