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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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Laverne E. Sermersheim, 89, of Jasper

Laverne E. Sermersheim, 89, Jasper

Laverne E. Sermersheim, 89, of Jasper, passed away at 8:35 a.m. on Wednesday, August 15, 2018, at St. Charles Health Campus in Jasper. Laverne was born in Jasper, Indiana on July 11, 1929, to Anita (Brelage) and Leo Durcholz. She married Jerome A. Sermersheim on September 25, 1948, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ireland. He […]

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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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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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David L. Mundy, 74, Birdseye

David L. Mundy, 74, of Birdseye, passed away Monday, August 13, 2018, at his home. David was born September 22, 1943, in Jasper to Ollie and Jenny (Waddle) Mundy. He married Peggy Frick on May 12, 1962. David was an Indiana Insurance Agent. He was an avid hunter who also enjoyed just watching wildlife. He […]

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Lois Jean "Jeanne" Neukam, 88, of Dubois

Lois Jean “Jeanne” Neukam, 88, Dubois

Lois Jean “Jeanne” Neukam, 88, of Dubois, passed away at 10:35 a.m. on Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at Eskaton Care Center Greenhaven in Sacramento, California. She was born June 25, 1930, in Dubois to Ray and Lorena (Seger) Matheis. She was a graduate of Dubois High School and Lockyear Business College in Evansville, Indiana. Jeanne […]

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Alan F. Daubenspeck, 69, of Santa Claus

Alan F. Daubenspeck, 69, Santa Claus

Alan F. Daubenspeck, 69, of Santa Claus, passed away in the early morning hours of August 3, 2018. He was born in Linton, IN on November 22, 1948, to Rovena Crites and Robert Henry Daubenspeck. He lived his early years in Worthington with his parents and brother, Bob, before moving with the family to Oakland […]

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Thelma L. Elliott, 86, of Jasper

Thelma L. Elliott, 86, Jasper

Thelma L. Elliott, 86, of Jasper, passed away at 7:40 a.m. on Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper. Thelma was born in Jasper on August 3, 1932, to Louis and Clarissa (Giesler) Vonderschmidt.  She married Alva Earl Elliott on April 7, 1951.  He preceded her in death on January 13, 2004. She was […]

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Berthal Cook, 99, of Velpen

Berthal Cook, 99, Velpen

Berthal Cook, 99, of Velpen, passed away at 1:45 a.m., on Monday, August 13, 2018, at her home. She was born September 29, 1918, in Pikeville, Ind., to George and Anna (Uppencamp) Chappell. She was united in marriage to Clarence Cook on April 25, 1935. Berthal was a homemaker who enjoyed quilting and was a […]

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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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Local farms honored for longevity, family dedication

Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch and Indiana State Department of Agriculture Director Bruce Kettler honored 88 families and their farms with the Hoosier Homestead Award at the Indiana State Fair for their longstanding commitment to Indiana agriculture. Locally, the Victor A. Beckman farm, Joshua J. Himsel farm and the Weisman farm were recognized for being owned […]

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Three new executive appointments named at Kimball Electronics

Kimball Electronics announced three new executive appointments involving Desiree Castillejos, Chris Thyen, and Kathy Thomson. Castillejos has been appointed as the new chief strategy officer and Vice President, Corporate Development and Mergers and Acquisitions. She joined Kimball Electronics from Nokia Technology where she most recently held the position of Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Development, in charge of the Nokia IBM Alliance. She […]

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