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4-H Fair Celebrity Showmanship Championship

Celebrity contestants Huntingburg Mayor Denny Spinner, Jasper Mayor Terry Seitz, 4-H Queen Melanie Roberts, Deputy Tim Lampert, SERVUS! CEO Jason Kelly, Herald News Intern Kathleen Messmer, State Sen. Mark Messmer, WBDC DJ Ty Hunter, German American Bank’s Tad Ferguson and Hailey Thayer from the fair office participated in a showmanship contest to raise funds for […]

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A sour chew

Valeria Quintero, 11, of Jasper, grimaced as she tried a lemon. The children attending Community Chew were challenged to hold a lemon in their mouths for five seconds as part of an activity that taught them about healthier food choices. Fifth Street Elementary School teacher Emily Dills taught the children about how lemon can be [...]
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Matrix listed among best women-owned tech companies in the nation

Matrix Integration received multiple national awards and was included on the Top Women of Channel, Diversity and Tech Elite lists. The awards included CRN’s Top Women of the Channel which honors experienced, visionary women in tech, and as one of OMNIKAL’s  “Top Business for 2018” on the OMNI500 List,  Matrix Integration represents OMNIKAL’s Top 500 businesses and most successful entrepreneurs […]

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Dr. Robert Quade joins Memorial Hospital medical staff

Cardiologist Robert Quade, M.D. was recently appointed to the active medical staff at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center. He joins Doctors Adam Dawkins, Geoffrey Day, William Lehmkuhler, and Josh Leonard and nurse practitioners, Emily Leinenbach and Natalie O’Connor, at Heartland Cardiology, 440 Scott Rolen Drive, in Jasper. Heartland Cardiology also has satellite offices at Country […]

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Southern Hills Counseling Center, Inc. earns 3-year CARF Accreditation renewal 

CARF International announced that Southern Hills Counseling Center, Inc. has renewed their accredited for a period of three years for the following programs: Case Management/Services Coordination: Integrated: AOD/MH (Adults) Case Management/Services Coordination: Integrated: AOD/MH (Children and Adolescents) Community Housing: Integrated: AOD/MH (Adults) Employee Assistance: Integrated: AOD/MH (Adults) Employee Assistance: Integrated: AOD/MH (Children and Adolescents) Intensive […]

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Collignon running for Madison Township Trustee

Bret Collignon is running for township trustee in Madison Township on the Democrat ticket this November. Collignon has lived in Madison Township for the past 26 years. He was born in Jasper to Tony and Donna (Fromme) Collignon, and has three children: Ethan, Brandi, and Alyssa. He attended Vincennes University and Ivy Tech where he […]

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Bombers fall, end season in second place

Playoff action returns to League Stadium this Friday In a season of comebacks where the whole season has been one monumental comeback, the Bombers staged one of their more impressive rallies last night, only to fall a step short in losing to the Muhlenberg County Stallions 9-8 at League Stadium. It was the Bombers final […]

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Local volunteer fire departments receive DNR grants

Local volunteer fire departments were among those from 40 counties awarded more than $284,000 in DNR Volunteer Fire Assistance grants. The grants, announced by DNR director Cameron Clark, are administered by the DNR Division of Forestry and made available through the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service. The awarded grants ranged from $1,225 to $5,000 […]

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Old National Bank named a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion by AAPD and USBLN

Old National Bank received the top score possible on the Disability Equality Index (DEI), a joint initiative of the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) and Disability: IN, formerly the U.S. Business Leadership Network (USBLN). Disability: IN is aimed at promoting inclusivity and understanding of people with disabilities in the workplace. As a top-scoring […]

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Letter: Indiana, we can do better

Let’s talk a little about Indiana: Earlier this week CNBC released their best states for business reports and Indiana ranked 16th overall, dropping two positions from the last report but here’s the really bad news: Indiana ranked 35th in education, 40th in workforce, 46th in quality of life and received an F in general well-being of our people. In […]

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