Recreation area closing during daytime next week

Recreation area closing daytime next week

The city of Seymour has announced the Freeman Field Recreation Area will be closed from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday next week.

The purpose of the closure is so electrical work can be performed.

The public is asked to avoid the area during that time.

Nominations sought for environmental awards

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is accepting nominations for the 2022 Governor’s Awards for Environmental Excellence.

They must be received by IDEM no later than 5 p.m. Monday. The public is invited to submit nominations, and organizations may self-nominate.

An instructional webinar, eligibility requirements and details about the nomination process are available online at

These awards recognize individuals and organizations that have implemented outstanding environmental strategies into their operations and decision-making processes.

Indiana’s highest environmental recognition is open to all Indiana businesses, government agencies, individuals and other groups that implement exemplary environmental projects or initiatives with measurable results. By seeking out and utilizing innovative environmental practices, organizations and businesses around the state have reduced waste, saved money and contributed greatly to Indiana’s environmental protection efforts.

Awards will be presented at the annual Pollution Prevention Conference on Sept. 21 at Marriott Indianapolis North.

Information: Call 800-988-7901 or email [email protected]