About Us

Learn More About South Central Insurance Inc

South Central Insurance Inc is a locally owned and operated business owned by Richard L. Burrell and fellow agent Penny S. Hinderlider. We are an independent insurance agency that has been serving the property and casualty needs in Jackson County, IN and the surrounding areas since 1910. Our agency was first founded as Foster Insurance Agency and then became Foster-Story Insurance in 1946. We became South Central Insurance Inc in 1983. 

We offer preferred and standard risks with Auto-Owners and Indiana Farmers but also offer those risks that don't qualify on the standard market. We sell most types of commercial and personal insurance policies. We are an active member of the community and have long personal ties to the area. Our agency takes pride in sponsoring local youth and adult sporting activities. Call us today to schedule an appointment.

Our Mission

South Central Insurance Inc is an agency that is community-based and has been operated by our current owner since 1971. We offer friendly and reliable service for the companies we represent: Auto-Owners, Indiana Farmers Mutual, Alfa Insurance, and Foremost Insurance Companies. We have a working and long-standing relationship with each of these companies. South Central Insurance Inc is a general property and casualty insurance agency. We would be pleased to meet with you to review your insurance needs, and to design a policy or policies to meet them. Our lines of business include: 

Auto, Home, Umbrella, Farm, Business, Recreational Vehicles, Motorcycle, and Flood.
Richard L. Burrell

Meet the Team

Richard L. Burrell

Richard L. Burrell was an employee of the agency in 1971 and later became a partner in 1972. He graduated from Brownstown Central High School. He is an active member of the Brownstown First Baptist Church and is a retired member of the Brownstown Fire & Rescue Department. He is also a member of the Town of Brownstown Park Board and treasurer of a local softball league. Richard would be pleased to be given an opportunity to assist you in securing your personal and commercial insurance needs.
Penny S. Hinderlinder
Penny S. Hinderlinder

Penny has been in South Central Insurance Inc since 2001 and has been a P&C agent since 1997. She has been a resident of the Brownstown Community for a long time and specializes in personal insurance plans and customer service.
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