Indiana News: September 15th to September 24th…

New Castle native and Hoosier artist Robert Indiana left beyond a legacy of fine art…but also a dilapidated Maine mansion. Proposals to turn his former home, known as the Star of Hope, may cost millions of dollars.

Scammers have few scruples, even in times of national disasters, and Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson wants to warn Hoosiers of numerous Hurricane Florence scams currently making the rounds through phone calls and emails. If unsure, she invites Indiana residents to call her office at 317-232-6681 for more info.

Illinois-based Wynright Corporation announced plans for a 44-acre plant in Hobart, Indiana, after Indiana pledged almost $6 million in subsidies. The material handling systems manufacturer estimates the plant will cost $44 million to construct and create almost 600 jobs.