Gov. Holcomb announces more than $22 million for broadband expansion

first_imgThe only grant for southeastern Indiana was awarded to was to Miles Communication Corporation of Bartholomew, Jennings and Shelby counties.  Their program will serve approximately 366 unserved households and 135 unserved businesses, in primarily rural portions of Bartholomew, Jennings and Shelby counties in southeastern Indiana. The requested grant amount is $2.8 million with a local match of $2.9 million, for a total project cost of more than $5.7 million. Indianapolis, IN—Governor Eric J. Holcomb today announced $22.1 million in funding for 11 broadband expansion infrastructure projects across the state as a part of the initial round of the Next Level Broadband program.This funding will provide broadband infrastructure to more than 4,800 homes and commercial locations in 12 counties.The $100 million program is the largest single-state investment in broadband. For the initial round of funding, service providers could apply for up to $5 million per project to expand service to unserved areas if they provided at least a 20 percent match. Unserved areas are those without at least one telecommunication provider offering internet fast enough to provide the most basic services – at least 10 Mbps download and 1 Mbps upload.last_img read more

No. 7 Syracuse loses third overtime contest of the season to No. 12 Louisville, 2-1

first_img Published on September 29, 2017 at 6:03 pm Contact Billy: [email protected] | @Wheyen3 No time remained on the clock as Louisville took a penalty corner at the end of regulation. Syracuse blocked the first shot attempt before Louisville senior Abby Grimes let a shot go toward the right post. Madison Walsh deflected the ball past Borg van der Velde. Syracuse, taking a 1-0 lead almost three minutes into the game, gave up the last-gasp goal to send the game into overtime.For the third time this season, No. 7 Syracuse (8-3, 1-3 Atlantic Coast) came up empty-handed in overtime against No. 12 Louisville (7-4, 2-1) at Trager Stadium on Friday. The game-winning goal came in second overtime, after an SU player’s foot denied the ball from going into the goal, awarding Louisville a penalty stroke. Louisville junior Taylor Stone, lined up alone with the keeper, put it past van der Velde to the right corner, ending the game.Prior to the winning penalty stroke from Stone, van der Velde made eight saves. Ayeisha McFerran, Louisville’s first-team All-American, made five saves in the win.Syracuse held the lead for the majority of regulation after Laura Hurff scored her third goal of the season, just over three minutes into the match. She pounced on a loose ball and fired a backhand shot into the right corner of the net.The Orange did have a chance to win early in overtime. Erin Gillingham stole the ball near midfield, beat two Louisville players and earned a one-on-one against McFerran in the arc. But the Louisville keeper stood firm and saved the shot.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textSyracuse will be in action again on Sunday when the Orange return home to host No. 16 Princeton at 2 p.m. at J.S. Coyne Stadium. Comments Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more