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Thursday, August 11, 2022
  • Renovation rookies
    FORT RECOVERY — The Internet helps many people in their day-to-day lives, but for the Wyerick family, online resources, and a lot of personal labor, helped make their house a home.
  • Ready to go again
    The local chapter of Habitat for Humanity has been working quietly behind the scenes for the last few years. This year members of the board of directors say they hope to have the chance to be a little more active.
  • Renovation is a labor of love
    I loved my home in Dunkirk when I was growing up. Even though it was old — the large archways, plaster walls and hardwood floors gave the house at 302 E. Washington St., character and charm.
  • Making house their home
    Buying a house is one of life’s big decisions.
  • Missed tap created big mess
    It started with a water leak.
  • Dunkirk has had enough
    DUNKIRK — “Enough is enough.”
  • Changes in store for Expo
    Whether the weather is good or bad (and it could be either in mid-April in Indiana), a trip to the Jay County Business Expo and Home Show will get you out of the house and up to date on the retail and business opportunities available in the county.
  • (Re)building the home of their dreams
    It may not be their dream house yet, but it’s pretty close.
  • Flood rebuilding
    The hand-painted pine branches on the ceiling are about all that’s left in Don Cook’s ground-level entertainment room.
  • Flipping out over old homes
    A rural Portland couple has turned one of the most popular trends in real estate into a career.
  • Widman a master in the garden
    The way Dale Widman sees it, becoming a master gardener was a natural step.
  • Flood raises questions
    It’s not typically a complicated concept.
  • Renovation tribute
    What started as a substantial home renovation for Tim Irwin has now also become a tribute to his father.
  • Although we’ve avoided the dramatic roller-coaster swings experienced in many parts of the country, there’s no denying that the local real estate market — and, by association, lending — has suffered for several years.
  • Gibson tackles another project
    Bill Gibson is a rescuer of old things.
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The Commercial Review, Jay County's Daily Newspaper
P.O. Box 1049 Portland, IN 47371