Memorial Hospital receives 2019 Outstanding Patient Experience Award

Memorial Hospital among the top 5 percent of U.S. hospitals for patient experience On May 14, it was announced that Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center achieved the Healthgrades 2019 Outstanding Patient Experience Award. This distinction recognizes Memorial Hospital as being among the top 5 percent of hospitals nationwide for patient experience, according to Healthgrades, the leading […]

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Southridge sophomore to compete at world’s largest rodeo

Tanner Kane, a sophomore student at Southridge High School has earned a position on the Kentucky state National High School rodeo team and will be traveling with fellow teammates to Rock Springs, Wyoming, July 14 to compete at the 71st annual National High School Finals Rodeo (NHSFR) in the Tie down competition.  Featuring more than […]

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Huntingburg mayor appointed to National League of Cities committee

Huntingburg Mayor Denny Spinner has been appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2019 Transportation and Infrastructure Services (TIS) federal advocacy committee. This committee has the lead responsibility for developing NLC’s federal policy positions on issues involving transportation, including planning, funding, safety, and security of public transit, streets and highways, aviation, railroads and ports. “Having the opportunity […]

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Springs Valley Bank & Trust announces promotions

Springs Valley Bank & Trust Company announced three promotions recently. JoElla Land was promoted to vice president in addition to her current role of Operations Manager. JoElla began her career with Springs Valley in January of 1992. She started as a part-time teller while still in college. She graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor […]

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Memorial Hospital announces volunteer of the year

Corrine Clark has been named the 2019 Little Company of Mary (LCM) Volunteer of the Year Award recipient at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center.  This award is named in honor of the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary, the sponsors of Memorial Hospital. Before retirement, Clark worked in the medical offices of Dr. […]

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Holland Events Committee donates $5,000 to Holland Elementary

Wednesday, the Holland Events Committee, Inc. presented a $5,000 donation to the Holland Elementary School for playground improvements.  This is the largest community donation from this organization to date.  “Over the course of the last several years, we have had very successful festivals, which we are very grateful for,” says Andrea Peters with the Holland […]

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Brothers recognized for helping save trooper’s home

Master Troop Eric Williams presented plaques to Caleb and Austin Wren in recognition of their actions that helped save his home from being destroyed in a fire. Master Trooper Eric Williams still hasn’t been able to move back into his house on Daisy Lane since the fire last November, but Wednesday, he honored two boys […]

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Jasper man accused of child molestation

Monday, Jasper officers arrested a man accused of touching a juvenile female inappropriately. According to the department, an investigation into Dexter L. Hensley, 61, of 231 Hillside Drive, Jasper, resulted in enough evidence that the incident occurred and he was subsequently charged with a Level 4 felony count of child molestation and a Level 6 […]

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Memorial Day service to honor General Kenneth Himsel

The annual observance of Memorial Day by the Dubois County Veterans Council will be Saturday, May 25, 2019, at 10:00 am. on the west side of the Dubois County Courthouse in Jasper at the Veteran’s Memorial and Fountain. All veteran organizations of Dubois County will be represented and all veterans who passed away this past […]

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Hicks: Our new immigration study

The research center where I work just released a study on immigration in Indiana. Sociologist Emily Wornell was the lead author of a work that most Hoosiers will find interesting. Part of the study reported surprising data, but there was also some analysis that should clarify many misunderstandings about the issue. Let me explain. So […]

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St. Boniface Parish to celebrate feast day

The annual Bonifest at Historic St. Boniface Catholic Church in Fulda, IN, will be held on Saturday, June 1. The event celebrates the feast day of St. Boniface. A food court and beer garden, featuring St. Benedict Brew, will open at 4:30 p.m., featuring hamburgers, grilled tenderloins, potato haystacks, ice cream from the Barge Inn […]

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Memorial Hospital receives an ‘A’ for patient safety

Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center was awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. This is the sixth consecutive ‘A’ for Memorial Hospital. The designation recognizes Memorial Hospital’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care. The Leapfrog Group is a national nonprofit organization committed to improving health care quality […]

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Kimball chair honored with design award

 Kimball announced Thursday that its Helio task chair captured a #Metropolislikes Award during NYCxDESIGN. #Metropolislikes is Metropolis Magazine’s biannual award program that takes place in New York City during NYCxDESIGN and Chicago during NeoCon. NYCxDESIGN is New York City’s official celebration of design that takes place throughout the city until Wednesday. Metropolis editors selected their […]

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Dubois County inspection reports April 20 to May 9

The following retail food establishment inspection reports are from inspections conducted from April 20 to May 9. Inspection results from the Dubois County Health Department are published publicly after the restaurants and food stores have had 10 days to respond. Violations are corrected on the day of the inspection unless otherwise noted. If you have […]

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