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Hancock Fabrics Going Out Of Business, Closing 4 Indiana Stores

Apr 4, 2016
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Mississippi-based Hancock Fabrics is going out of business, shutting down its four Indiana stores and nearly 200 more.

The fabric and crafts retailer filed for bankruptcy in February, but no company came forward to buy its $280 million in retail assets.

Hancock Fabrics' Indianapolis, Carmel, Fort Wayne and Clarksville locations will hold clearance sales over the next few months before closing down. They employ about 40 people total.

 

Rebuilding efforts begin in tornado-ravaged Indiana towns

Apr 10, 2012

Towns devastated by the tornadoes in southern Indiana last month are starting to rebuild.

Purdue Disaster Specialist Steve Cain says the communities have come together to pick up the debris  from the storm.

He says now they are training some of the local people to handle case managementand construction management to help in the recovery process.

A committee called March2Recovery has been set up to help recruit volunteers and solicit donations.

More information is available at  http://www.march2recovery.org/.