New restaurant, Retro, is something completely different

New restaurant, Retro, is something completely different

The cool vibe, awesome decor, and wonderful new Mexican dishes about to be offered by Retro in Jasper may only be eclipsed by Miguel Casilla’s connection to creating it. Miguel is well known in the area through his work as general manager for a couple of local Mexican eateries. Whereas his charm and wit simply…

Jasper Chamber hosting ribbon-cutting at Shoe Sensation expansion

Shoe Sensation on Jasper’s north side has expanded its selection of work and safety footwear and undergoing a remodel to the 3637 North Newton location in the Germantown Shopping Center. The Jasper Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon-cutting for the updates and expansion on Friday, December 9, at 10 a.m.

Study shows Southern Indiana employers increasing wages and plan on adding more employees

Southern Indiana employers say a workforce pay increase is expected in the next 12 months in addition to the ones given in 2022, according to Radius Indiana’s third biennial survey of wages and benefits throughout the region.  The 2022 Radius Indiana Wages and Benefits Survey gives local companies up-to-date, real-world information about the labor market…

Penn Station East Coast Subs coming to Jasper in January

Penn Station East Coast Subs coming to Jasper in January

A Penn Station East Coast Subs will open on Jasper’s northside in January. An ownership group based in Jeffersonville plans on bringing the national chain to Jasper next door to the new Starbucks (The Starbucks opens on Thursday, December 1, for those wondering). This is the same group that opened Zaxby’s across the street. Ohio-based…

Dr. Stephen Toothaker appointed to medical staff

Medical Oncologist Stephen Toothaker, M.D. was recently appointed to the Medical Staff at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center.  A medical oncologist is a doctor with special training in diagnosing and treating cancer in adults using chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, biological therapy, and targeted therapy. Dr. Toothaker received his medical degree at Dartmouth Medical School in…

Jasper Chamber hosting two ribbon-cutting ceremonies Wednesday, Dec. 7

The Jasper Chamber of Commerce will host two ribbon-cutting ceremonies on Wednesday, December 7, 2022. The first will take place at the new Kimball International Warehouse, 1001 HRJ Lane, Jasper, at 9:30 a.m. Then, later that day, the chamber will celebrate Townary, a new location-based social media application, with a special ribbon-cutting ceremony in the…

Jasper Chamber celebrating its 68th Anniversary

The Jasper Chamber of Commerce works with businesses, merchants, and industry to advance the civic, economic, industrial, professional and cultural life in the City of Jasper and throughout Dubois County, Indiana. Chambers of Commerce have contributed to the economic life of Indiana for more than a century – and the Jasper Chamber of Commerce and…

German American Insurance names Diana Wilderman as president

German American announced the appointment of Diana Wilderman as president of the company’s insurance division, German American Insurance. As an 11-year veteran of German American Insurance, Diana will shape the strategic direction of the insurance division. As president, she will work with the insurance team to build an even stronger customer experience with a focus…

TDI Brands expanding in Jasper

TDI Brands expanding in Jasper

Tierra-Derco International, LLC, dba TDI Brands, announced the expansion of its distribution warehouse in Jasper, Indiana. TDI Brands operate their brands (Tierra Garden, TDI Carts & Liners and Stone Age Creations) from locations in Jasper as well as New London, Ohio. With the warehouse space expansion in Jasper, all existing Stone Age Creations inventory in New…

Dr. Andreas Hennig joining Memorial Surgical Associates

Andreas Hennig, D.O., MBA, was recently appointed to the active medical staff at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center. Dr. Hennig is a general surgeon who will be joining Marcus Kurucz, M.D., Joanne Leibe, D.O., M.P.H., Megan Stevenson, M.D., and Charles Tollett, Jr., M.D. at Memorial Surgical Associates. Dr. Hennig received his medical school degree…

Family Dollar set to close in Huntingburg

The Family Dollar store at 705 N. Main Street in Huntingburg is closing on Dec. 17. The store carries a wide assortment of items, including cleaning supplies, discount groceries, and seasonal items and toys, as well as kitchen essentials, laundry supplies, and food and beverages, including the basics like milk, eggs, and bread.  Family Dollar…

Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari going cashless in 2023

Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari is going cashless in 2023 to provide faster operations and more secure transactions. Free cash-to-card services will be available throughout the southern Indiana theme park. Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari officials will begin cashless operations in the 2023 season. The switch will allow for faster and smoother operations and increase…

Kimball International wins two Innovation by Design Awards from Fast Company  

Kimball International has won two Innovation by Design Awards from Fast Company. Now in their 11th year, these awards recognize the world’s leading efforts in design and Kimball International is proud to be recognized in two categories. EverySpace, by the Kimball brand, received an Honorable Mention award in the Workplace category and Ezzeri, by the Interwoven brand, received…

Dr. Ashton Dixon joining Jasper Pediatrics

Pediatrician Ashton Dixon, D.O. has joined the active medical staff at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center. She will be joining the staff at Memorial Hospital’s Jasper Pediatrics. Dr. Dixon received her doctor of osteopathic medicine degree with honors from Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine in Pikeville. She completed a pediatric residency at Akron Children’s…

Kimball International wins Nightingale Award for EverySpace product

Kimball International announced the EverySpace product has been honored with a Silver Nightingale Award in the Furniture Collections category at this year’s Healthcare Design Conference + Expo (HCD). Healthcare Design Magazine, in partnership with the Center for Health Design announced the winners during HCD. Products are judged through an online entry process and an on-site…

Kimball International included in Best-in-State Employers Forbes List for 2022 

Kimball International, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has been named to Forbes’ list of “Best-in-State Employers” for 2022. According to Forbes, approximately 70,000 employees working for businesses with at least 500 employees were surveyed to determine the list. The evaluation was based on direct and indirect recommendations from employees who were asked to rate…

Hands-on fall field event planned at VUJC crop fields

The Dubois County Soil and Water Conservation District has scheduled a fall field tour of the VUJC crop fields on Thursday, November 17, 2022, from 3:30 to 6 p.m. EST.  Join SWCD and USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service staff as they demonstrate and share the changes in the soil over the past ten years, since…

Kimball International names Candra to new executive position

Kimball International announced Willi Candra’s promotion to Chief Digital and Information Officer. This is a newly created role on the company’s executive leadership team and will report directly to CEO Kristie Juster. “I am thrilled to have Willi as a business partner and to add his expertise to the executive leadership team,” said Juster. “Digital…

Arizona resident most recent relocation grant recipient

Cassidy Allen has been awarded a Dubois County Relocation Impact Grant. Cassidy is relocating to Jasper from Tempe, Arizona. Ms. Allen, originally from Mesa, Arizona, works remotely in sales. She was drawn to Dubois County due to the lower cost of living and its proximity to family and friends. Cassidy says that she was ready…

GAB, Inc. reports strong third quarter, declares quarterly dividend

German American Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: GABC) reported strong operating performance for the third quarter that ended September 30, 2022, with earnings of $24.6 million, resulting in the company’s second highest level of historical earnings per share at $0.83 per share. This level of quarterly earnings represented an increase of $0.9 million, or approximately 2.5 percent…