Local News 9/21

            TMMI celebrated the 5 millionth vehicle to roll off the assembly lines Wednesday – and a special customer was ready to take the keys.
            Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb paid full price for the Sequoia, replacing an older model Toyota that has over 200,000 miles on the odometer.
            TMMI President Millie Marshall says the milestone means the company has a very long-term presence in southwest Indiana:
            The company also celebrated the partnerships they’ve bild with area non-profits during Wednesday’s ceremony – by giving out $75,000 to five local causes.
            State regulators have approved Vectren’s plan to modernize its electric grid – and raise their electric rates.
            The plan involves hundreds of projects – and 7 years of rate increases.
            The utility says the upgrades will reduce the risk of unplanned power outages, and a faster restoration when the lights do go off.
            The utility regulatory commission says the initial impact to customers is about 1 to 2 dollars a month starting sometime in 2018 – but by the end of the 7 year rise the average customer will be paying $16 a month more than they are right now.


            Boy’s Tennis:
            Princeton at Boonville.
            Wood Memorial at Heritage Hills.
            Princeton girls and boys at home for Vincennes Lincoln.
            Gibson Southern girls and boys at Pike Central
            Wood Memorial boys at Rivet.
            Wood Memorial hosts Princeton.
            Gibson Southern at North.

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