New Jasper Center will be hub of joint economic effort

Area economic development will receive a boost thanks to the backing of Vincennes University, Purdue University, and the Dubois County Area Development Corporation (DCADC). The partners will jointly fund the cost to support a wide range of technology training for southwestern Indiana employers for the next three years. With offices at the Jasper Advanced Manufacturing…

Sweet Treats may lead to some belt loosening for Huntingburg residents

Paying your electric bill may become a new joy for residents of Huntingburg. Starting tomorrow “Honey, can you drop off the utility bill at the city” may be followed with “and pick up a dozen doughnuts, cupcakes, a cake, pie, etc…”. But even if they don’t hear those words it may still be hard to…

Grounded Organic celebrates six years this month

Many people are becoming more and more aware of the benefit of organic and natural foods. In response to this awareness and their own personal beliefs,  Stephen and Christy Gordon opened Grounded Organic and Natural Foods in the Southgate Shopping Plaza in Jasper six years ago. In six years the store has continued to develop…

National Office Furniture announces Fourth Annual $25,000 Gift for Education Environments

Marking $160,000 in Donations to Education and Healthcare Organizations Once Awarded Previous winners have used the donation to start a mentoring program for at-risk students, offer a scholarship program to first generation college students and enhance campus sustainability. JASPER, IN (March 14, 2012) – National Office Furniture announces its fourth annual $25,000 Gift of Inspiration…

Dr. Gogel provides Optimal Performance Chiropractic care

Optimal Performance Chiropractic is a small cozy doctor’s office at the end of Fourth Street near the Huntingburg City Hall and Dr. Jenna Gogel’s smile warms it fairly easily on these unusual spring/winter days. The Southridge grad (maiden name Burton) opened the office in October of last year and has been slowly building her practice…

Single Thread Boutique bringing fresh fashion to Fourth Street

Sara Kamman stumbled onto the Parker House on Fourth Street after coming back from working in New York. Just another serendipitous event leading up to the grand opening of the Single Thread Boutique, a trendy clothing store targeted to women of all ages, this Saturday at 10:00 a.m. Sara didn’t land here accidentally though, the…

Bluegrass Boardwalk lease approved by Kentucky State Fair Board; could be open by 2013

Louisville, Kentucky (23 February, 2012) — This afternoon’s unanimous vote by the Kentucky State Fair Board to approve a lease with Bluegrass Boardwalk, Inc. moves the reopening of the 57-acre amusement and water park closer to reality. “We can’t wait to get started!” says Bluegrass Boardwalk’s Dan Koch*. “We’ve got a lot of work to…

Holiday World added three new directors

Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari President Dan Koch announces the appointment of three directors to the parks’ staff. Brandon Berg of Ferdinand is the now the parks’ Director of Human Resource Development, having previously served as Director of Human Resource Management, Director of Human Resources, and Director of Rides & Admissions. Berg’s responsibilities include guiding…

A new and novel way of patient treatment is gaining popularity and Healing Arts Place is at the forefront

Integrative medicine is a new type of healthcare gaining popularity in the medical world. It uses a variety of therapeutic techniques to treat the whole person, not only the symptoms of illness. Health care providers utilizing integrative methods take into account the person’s biology, psychology, spirituality and lifestyle in treating health issues. Tracy Wright opened…

Flick’s Hometown Pharmacy and Home Medical making big changes

Flick’s Hometown Pharmacy and Home Medical is expanding its Home Medical, Home Accessibility, and Long-Term Care Pharmacy divisions. This comes with news that after much consideration and careful analysis owner Rick Stradtner and the management team at the corporate offices of HLS Pharmacies, Inc. have also decided to sell the retail pharmacy side of the…