If you have carpet problems, you should call Langenwalter Carpet Dyeing Inc. Mark Mauck, owner, was what you might call a “clean up” man for many years. “I left IDEM after 13 years of being a first responder for spills and environmental cleanup.
Located in the northeast corner of Morgan County and sprawled out over 187 acres of lush greenery sits MC Roberts Racing Stables, the home and training center to over 60 thoroughbred race horses. Taking just over a year to build, the farm was completed in December 2007 and has been evolving into a thriving breeding and training facility ever since.
Come ‘round the campfire and I’ll tell ya’ a story. You see that-there Greendell Mulch store? Legend has it that ‘round back is a seven-acre corn maze—harmless enough by day. Small kids can walk through it, finding their way through the path by answering trivia questions. But after dark… All through October, by the light of the moon, the corn maze turns haunted! And that’s not all. They say that-there mulch store takes people away on haunted hay rides, dragging victims by the hundreds to the trailer of terror. No sir, unless you’re looking for lots of scares and excitement, I’d stay well-clear of that-there mulch store in October after dark!
Raymond Gregory planted the first trees for Gregory Orchard in 1926, caring for 15 acres of land and harvesting a huge variety of apples to sell to the community and local wholesalers. A respected agriculture professor at Purdue University, Raymond knew the science of caring for the land. Bob Gregory, who took over the Orchard in 1950, recalled, “At that time, it was a turnkey operation, with Dad employing and supervising farmers to harvest the fruit each season.”
It started with a vision of better crops and less manual labor. Now it’s a fully operational business. Growing up on a farm near Centerton, Brent Milhon, a sixth generation grower, saw a better way to grow crops and ease the workload of farming.
The American Legion was formed in 1919 for the purpose of helping war veterans secure benefits specific to their needs and finding camaraderie amongst themselves. The Mooresville chapter, Post 103, was formed in 1997 and opened the doors of its current location in 2004.
Lara DePoy’s son Jackson has cerebral palsy — but he is fortunate, his mother is an occupational therapist. Now, thanks to the DePoys, others with cerebral palsy (CP) or other motor disabilities can get help. The DePoy family founded the Jackson Center in 2005 in rented space in Greenwood and relocated to a customized facility in Mooresville April 19, 2009.
“The Martinsville flood in June caused a lot of levy damage, and we lost half our crop, including half our brooders (male breeding goldfish),” said Larry Cleveland, owner of Ozark Fisheries. “Overall, this business is fairly recession-proof, but then something like that happens, and it’s a reminder that nothing is completely safe.”
The Red Barn Feed and Seed carries all the popular brands of horse and farm animal feed and pasture seed for the thriving farmer’s needs. And a wide selection of domestic animal food, as well. It also carries fishing rods, fishing supplies, and live bait for the avid fishermen.
A community bank with roots in South Central Indiana and branches in nine counties, People’s State Bank was founded in 1904. According to Juli Magness, “Because People’s Bank never entered into sub-prime lending, the banking crisis never affected us. We remain safe and secure due to sound management decisions that kept us away from the problems that are hurting so many banks of the industry.”