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Reports: Indian billionaire bids $2.5 billion for Aleris

By Dave Taylor Aleris has a new potential buyer, according to published reports, and the name floated in rumors is the same as late last year: Indian billionaire Kumar Mangalam Birla. The head of the conglomerate Aditya Birla Group, Birla is reported to have made a $2.5 billion offer for Aleris, through one of his…

What’s being saved?

By Dave Taylor The demolition contract for the former Lewisport Elementary School building details every piece that the library boards wants saved, so what exactly will live on? See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full story

Lewisport school demolition set, salvaging underway

By Dave Taylor This week marked the beginning of the end for the former Lewisport Elementary School, after a demolition bid was awarded and workers began salvaging and dismantling the Depression-era building. The Hancock County Library Board is having the school razed in order to build a new Lewisport library branch in its place. The…

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