Letter to the Editor: Equal rights in spite of traditional values

Mr. Lewinsky mentions “traditional values” as if these values are worthy of respect in his letter to the editor titled “Times that try men’s souls” published November 23. Frankly, a large portion of these traditional American values are horribly repressive and anathema to a free society. What he characterizes as “LGBT assaults on traditional values” […]

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Memorial Hospital breaks ground on new Washington clinic

Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center broke ground Monday, November 23, 2015 on its newest health clinic – Memorial Health Washington. During the ceremony, Memorial Hospital administration performed a blessing then unveiled the architect’s rendering for the new building. A 9,000 square foot space featuring 14 exam rooms located at 600 South State Road 57. […]

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New nurse practitioner at Country Health Center

Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center announced the addition of Family Nurse Practitioner Tony Holt to the staff of Country Health Center in Montgomery, Indiana. A family nurse practitioner has advanced clinical training beyond their initial professional Registered Nurse preparation and is able to diagnose sudden illnesses, as well as help manage long-term care and illnesses. […]

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Huntingburg Council meeting: Wastewater project financing discussed

With the City of Huntingburg increasing the capacity of its wastewater system, residents should expect about an 18 percent rate increase. The increase was discussed at a recent joint meeting involving the Huntingburg Common Council, Huntingburg Board of Public Works and the utility rate advisory board. Huntingburg rate consultant Otto “Buzz” Krohn recommend the increase to […]

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Rendering shows an entry drive and sidewalks and includes new sidewalks and steps; new ADA exterior ramp, easy access to playground and approximately 6,000 square feet of additional space.

Jasper School Board meeting: Ireland Elementary expansion moving forward

The Greater Jasper School Board approved the bond terms to continue forward with an expansion of Ireland Elementary. Superintendent Dr. Tracy Lorey explained that the school district “will be funding the expansion at Ireland through lease financing, so the building corporation technically purchases the portion of Ireland Elementary School, and the district will lease that […]

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Local schools denounce ISTEP results

A letter denouncing the ISTEP results was sent out to all Dubois County students’ families today. Signed by all four area school superentendents, the letter encourages the community to make their voices heard in regards to the apparently politically driven testing. Dear Parent, Guardian, Community Member; In the next few weeks, the Indiana Department of […]

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Letter to the Editor: Times that try men’s souls

From a historical perspective, the time in which we live is a rare, turbulent, world-changing, transformative period. A great, destroying/creating exercise is turning the world upside down, the consequences of which will touch everyone. The economy, social relations, geopolitical relations, and political institutions are all in great flux. We find ourselves in such a place […]

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