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2018 Athenian: ‘Work with your own God-given strengths and your own God-given gifts’

Kim Messmer was honored as the 2018 ATHENA during annual dinner held Thursday night at the Huntingburg Event Center. Messmer was one of five nominees that included Kim Lottes, president of Hoosier Business Machines; Marie Patton, retired Precious Blood Elementary School teacher; Beth Seidl, co-owner and president of Wilson’s Flowers; and Sandy Smith, vice president […]

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St. Anthony’s 28th Annual Street Fest

Head to St. Anthony this Saturday for the 28th Annual St. Anthony Street Fest, along with the 22nd Annual Show & Shine Car and Motorcycle Show! What began as a Street Fest at the Fire Station in 1990 has grown to the Street Fest at the Community Center. The Car Show was added six years […]

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Brescher named as overall winner in Ag photo contest

A local man’s fun photograph was chosen as one of two overall winners in the Indiana State Department of Agriculture photo contest. Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana State Department of Agriculture announced the winners of the 2018 Indiana Agriculture photo contest today at the Indiana State Fair. The winning photographs will be displayed in the offices […]

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Seger family honored with state’s agricultural leadership award

At the Indiana State Fair today, Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch presented the AgriVision Award to the Jerry Seger Family. Now in its 12th year, the award recognizes members of Indiana’s agricultural community for demonstrating vision, innovation and leadership in their field. Jerry Seger started the family farm in the 1950s, buying out his father’s feed mill […]

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Five local business owners tell their stories in upcoming session at Current Blend

Five local business owners will tell their stories of how they started their businesses in an upcoming session hosted at Current Blend. Representatives from Gehlhausen Flowers & Gifts, The Art Factory, SIC, Ferdinand Processing, and Millhouse/Venue 1408 will recount the journey of their own businesses.  Attendees will hear first-hand about what they might encounter on […]

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Matheis completes banking leadership graduate school

Greg Matheis, Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer, graduated from the Graduate School of Banking (GSB) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on August 10, 2018. The Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (GSB) was established in 1945. GSB’s program provides a comprehensive course of studies directly relating to the leadership, management and […]

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Perspective: It is time to end the war on drugs

The United States is close to 40 years into the ‘War on Drugs.’ What began as a campaign of good intentions has become among the most costly policy failures of the last 150 years. We seem unwilling or unable to grapple with the immense consequences, or indeed even fully appreciate the depth, of the problem. […]

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Young Life Block Party this weekend

Young Life will host a block party this Sunday, August 18, 2018, from 4 to 8 p.m. on Huntingburg’s iconic Fourth Street. The block party is a street festival featuring live music, food from local vendors, games, and other activities. T There will be performances from Warren Hale, Devin Murphy, Maddie Neukam, Jasper Young Life […]

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Accused child molester sentenced

A Jasper man arrested last November on child molestation charges was sentenced Monday to 50 years in prison. According to Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Brian Lucchi, Alejandro Hernandez, 53, previously of 1438 Reese Street, was sentenced to two consecutive 25-year terms in the Indiana Department of Corrections for Level 1 felony counts of child molestation according to […]

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TDI Brands announces leadership changes

Tierra-Derco International, LLC announced the three leadership changes for in the company. Mike Bartley has been promoted to president. He will be replacing Charles Stenftenagel, co-owner, who will maintain chairman of the board and other executive duties. Bartley came to TDI Brands as General Manager in 2012 and has led the company through five years […]

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