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first_imgOld National Bank Releases Q2 ReportA stronger net income and the closing of a major partnership are among the highlights of Old National Bank’s 2nd Quarter report.It shows earnings of $39.1 million this quarter, compared to $27 million last quarter.Old National also saw the closing of its partnership with Anchor BanCorp of Wisconsin and the sale of the ONB Insurance Group.The company reported organic loan growth of more than 11% and its tangible book value went up more than 5%.Bank officials say their focus is on growing organic revenue, improving operating leverage and better use of capital. NATIONAL NIGHT OUT IN EVANSVILLE FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILYNational Night Out, an evening dedicated to getting the public interacting with law enforcement, is just around the corner.The event is tomorrow evening from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Wesselman Park.This morning members of law enforcement and city leaders came out for a kick-off breakfast to get the community excited about the event.Organizers said it is a positive thing to be doing here in Evansville, especially with all that is happening around the nation lately.“This is a way for them to talk to their crime prevention officers… anyone in the police department… to talk about things that they’re concerned about and also to get to know they’re real people just like everyone else is,” Linda Jones, a coordinator with the Evansville Police Department, said.However, the event is more than just a way to start community discussions. Organizers said it is a family-friendly evening full of games, food and entertainment.Jones said shuttle buses will take the public from the YMCA to Wesselman Park for the event. Attendees are asked to park at the old Roberts Stadium.In addition to the shuttle service, METS will provide its own free shuttle from the downtown bus terminal to Wesselman Park tomorrow evening.FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more

Crantock follows the seasons

first_imgCornish bakery Crantock’s is breathing new life into the pasty market with the launch of a range of spring pasties, using fillings that reflect the season.The new combinations are: Lamb & Rosemary Pasty minced lamb with diced potato and onion in a lamb and rosemary gravy, in hand-crimped flaky pastry and topped with dried rosemary; Chicken & Tarragon Pasty diced chicken & potato in a creamy béchamel and tarragon sauce in hand-crimped flaky pastry and topped with dried tarragon; and Rhubarb and Custard pasty chunks of rhubarb in custard in a hand-crimped flaky pastry case and topped with demerara sugar.Crantock Bakery’s new product development manager, Becky Hornabrook, said: “We did an autumn range that was very popular with our customers, and I would like to start making seasonal ranges a regular part of our annual offering.”Crantock’s spring range will be available from the end of April for a limited time.last_img read more