Crew’s Card Shop: A new place to hang out and make memories in Huntingburg

The crew in Crew’s Card Shop refers to the four friends in Huntingburg who spent hours and hours together growing up in the 80s and 90s. At first, biking all over town, visiting card shops and candy shops, and eventually cruising to Wally’s to drink some 40s and play some shoot ’em up games (translation:…

Jasper Chamber hosting two ribbon cuttings Tuesday, July 23

The Jasper Chamber of Commerce will host two ribbon-cutting ceremonies on Tuesday, July 23. The first will be held at 11 a.m. at the Jasper Train Depot for Elite Funds Enterprises. Elite Funds Enterprises installs and services ATMs Then, at 11:30 a.m., the Jasper Chamber will be at the new dog kennel, Lovin’ Livin’ Doggie…

Wilstem Wildlife Park nominated for Newsweek Reader’s Choice “Best Animal Encounter”

Wilstem Wildlife Park is one of 15 parks from around the country nominated for Newsweek’s Best Animal Encounter. We are honored to be mentioned along with some of these other amazing parks and would love your help in taking top prize.  Elephant, Sloth, Otter, Primate, Giraffe, and Kangaroo encounters are just a few of the…

More than cardboard, Card Guys is a community

Card Guys Sports Cards is simply that: two guys, John Hellman and Brian Mullen, who like collecting, trading and selling sports cards, got together and decided to open a store on Main Street in Jasper to build a community. “I have always loved sports, collecting and investing as a hobby. The sports card hobby allows…

Duck Duck Blue: Buy, sell, trade fun toys and great kids’ clothing

Dallas Blanton and Lauren Daunhauer’s ideas collided in December, resulting in Duck Duck Blue, a new store specializing in used toys and children’s clothing that opens in Jasper this week. “I had long dreamed of a toy store,” Dallas explained, adding he’s been an avid collector for a long time. With two young growing boys,…

Engineering firm opening new office in Huntingburg

Commonwealth Engineers, Inc. (Commonwealth) announced hiring John Wetzel, PE, as a new Senior Project Manager starting on July 22. Additionally, Mr. Wetzel will be stationed in and lead a new Commonwealth office in Huntingburg, which will officially open in the fall of 2024. The new office will be at 511 E. 4th Street, Suite 200,…

Old School Cafe announces upcoming closure

Huntingburg–The owners of Old School Cafe announced on Facebook they would be closing the Fourth Street restaurant later this month. “There are no words to describe the outpouring of support and love we have felt from our community in all these years, especially since we advertised we were for sale back in August 2023,” the…

Jasper Chamber hosting Digital Towns seminar series

The Jasper Chamber of Commerce is hosting a “Digital Towns” seminar series aimed at helping local businesses and organizations enhance their digital capabilities. The series, presented in partnership with the Gayle & Bill Cook Center for Entrepreneurship and Regional Opportunity Initiatives, will run for six consecutive Tuesdays starting July 9. Topics will range from fundamental…

Home Instead Jasper hosts Flapjack fundraiser for Alzheimer’s Association

Home Instead Jasper invites the community to a Flapjack Fundraiser at Applebee’s on July 13th, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Tickets are $10, offering pancakes, bacon, sausage, and more, with proceedsbenefiting the Alzheimer’s Association. ‘Home Instead is excited to partner with a restaurant that has the opportunity to give back to the community,” said Heather…