Thursday: 14 new Covid-19 cases in Dubois County

Thursday, the Indiana State Department of Health reported 14 new Covid-19 cases in Dubois County. This brings the total number of cases up to 8,263 since the pandemic began. There have been 131 Dubois County residents’ deaths The county advisory status remains in the “orange” Covid-19 advisory level. According to the state dashboard, the county…

SVB&T designated 5-star member of IBA

Springs Valley Bank & Trust Company has been honored as a Five Star Member of the Indiana Bankers Association (IBA). The award was presented on Tuesday, September 30, 2021, by Amber Van Til, IBA President & CEO, in recognition of Springs Valley’s Association involvement throughout 2020. The Five Star Member designation recognizes those IBA-member banks…

Family Nurse Practitioner Cassey Ziegler joins emergency department

Jasper — Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center announced the addition of Family Nurse Practitioner Cassey Ziegler to the staff of Memorial Hospital’s Emergency Department.  Family nurse practitioners are advanced practice registered nurses who are educated and trained to provide health promotion and maintenance through the diagnosis and treatment of acute illness as well as…

Virtual lunch and learn to cover economic outlook

Join the Jasper Chamber as we host a virtual “lunch and learn” on the latest economic outlook with Uric Dufrene, Sanders Chair in Business, Professor of Finance at Indiana University Southeast. The program will also include insight on potential emerging trends as we move past Covid, and implications for business, particularly small business.   The event…

Schnucks activates “Round Up at the Register” to support United Way 

Starting today and continuing through Tuesday, Oct. 19, Schnucks customers will be able to contribute to their local United Way chapter at checkout simply by rounding up their grocery purchases to the nearest dollar. Those customers who use self-checkouts and wish to donate may choose a $1, $3 or $5 “Scan and Give” option. Schnucks…

Entrepreneurship, young professionals hosting happy hour, networking event

You’re invited for an evening at St. Benedict’s Brew Works, River Centre on Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EST. Please RSVP: Via Eventbrite Happy ½ hour and Networking Welcome from Mayor Dean Vonderheide  Local ‘Success’: Ryan Miller, Gamerized Networking  Elevate Ventures will provide food and drinks 

Three local teachers recognized as McDonald’s Outstanding Educators

Three local teachers were selected as the second annual 2021 McDonald’s Outstanding Educators from a pool of more than 720 nominations. The award honors educators who exhibit the ultimate dedication to their students and contribute to the improvement of education in our most challenging times. Local McDonald’s Owner/Operator Rick Mann says recognizing teachers for all…

Santa Claus business receives $10k grant

Santa Claus Exterior Cleaning was one of the businesses chosen from thousands of applications and awarded $10,000. This was the second-highest grant ever received and the first and top grant recipient in the New Entrepreneur Category. They were among the thirty small businesses selected to receive a free grant through the program offered called Boost by…

Soap shop brings paint-your-own-pottery to Fourth Street

Soap shop brings paint-your-own-pottery to Fourth Street

My Little Soap Shop, which opened in downtown Huntingburg in April at 415 East 4th Street, has added a paint-your-own-pottery studio. Operated by Tammy and Joe Huddleston, the business initially opened in Jasper’s Southgate Shopping Center in 2018. (Here is a story about how Tammy became involved in soap making.) They began considering a move…

Dubois County Chamber hosting ribbon cutting at Stay Brewed coffee roaster

The Dubois County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a ribbon-cutting for Stay Brewed, LLC. The ceremony will be held on October 5, 2021, at 5:00 PM EST, at 4273 Rolling Ridge Dr, Saint Anthony.  The public is invited to attend. Attendees must follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines as recommended by the Dubois County Health…

Memorial Hospital announces new staff members

Dr. Kevin L. Schewe appointed to Memorial Hospital Medical Staff Radiation Oncologist Kevin L. Schewe, M.D., FACRO was recently appointed to the active medical staff at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center. A radiation oncologist treats cancer using radiation therapy. Dr. Schewe received his medical degree and graduated cum laude from University of Missouri School of Medicine in…

Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center earns ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center Designation

Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center has been designated a Lung Cancer Screening Center by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center designation is a voluntary program that recognizes facilities that have committed to practice safe, effective diagnostic care for individuals at the highest risk for lung cancer.In order to…

Cybersecurity Demo Day Hosted at WestGate Academy in Partnership with Purdue MEP + Purdue cyberTAP

Small business owners and students who are interested in pursuing a career in cybersecurity have a new opportunity to network, learn and gain hands-on experience. Purdue@WestGate at the WestGate@Crane Technology Park is partnering with Purdue Manufacturing Extension Partnership and Purdue cyberTAP to host Cybersecurity Demo Day on Tuesday, October 26th. The full-day, in-person event will feature industry and academic…

Dubois County Chamber celebrates Chocolate Bliss expansion

The Dubois County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a ribbon-cutting for Chocolate Bliss on the opening of the new store in Huntingburg. The ceremony will be held on September 30th, 9:00 a.m. EST, at 412 E 4th Street, Huntingburg. The public is invited to attend the celebration. Attendees must follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines as…

Indiana Furniture announces expanded portfolio

Indiana Furniture announced an expansion of its portfolio with six new and enhanced lines set to launch over the course of summer and fall of this year. These additions take design and flexibility to the next level, amplifying style and functionality across a broad range of applications to better support personalization and overall productivity.  The…

GAB announces merger with Kentucky bank corporation

German American Bancorp, Inc. and Citizens Union Bancorp of Shelbyville, Inc. (CUB) announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to merge CUB into German American. Upon completion of the transaction, CUB’s subsidiary bank, Citizens Union Bank of Shelbyville, Inc., will be merged into German American’s subsidiary bank, German American Bank.  Under terms of…

Fisher Farms named Family Business of the Year

Governor Eric J. Holcomb today issued a proclamation declaring Sept. 13 – 17 as Small Business Week in Indiana, celebrating the more than 529,000 small businesses in Indiana and the more than 1.2 million hardworking Hoosiers they employ. “This week, we recognize the small businesses driving our state’s economy forward,” said Gov. Holcomb. “The state is placing an…

Holiday World water coasters win global awards

Three of the four best water park rides in the world are located at Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari, according to the most recent Golden Ticket Awards presented by Amusement Today. Wildebeest was named the Best Water Park Ride for the 11th consecutive year in a row, while Cheetah Chase took home Best New Water…

French Lick Winery celebrating 25th Anniversary

French Lick Winery, one part of the French Lick Wine and Spirits that also operates Spirits of French Lick distillery, is celebrating its 25th Anniversary, one year late due to COVID restrictions posed in 2020. The celebration will run from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern time in their location at 8145 W. Sinclair St.,…

Memorial Hospital earns national recognition for stroke treatment

The American Heart Association Award presents Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus award for commitment to prioritizing quality care for stroke patients Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for the third year in a row. The award recognizes…