Ferdinand Town Council meeting notes – Dec. 12, 2011

At last night’s Ferdinand Town Council meeting the council and Police Chief Ted Bieker talked about the new software system (story here) that will be implemented to aid in the data keeping efforts by all law enforcement agencies in Dubois County. Bieker talked about the online access to look up driver records and the ability…

Dubois County Community Foundation ribbon cutting held on Friday, Dec. 9

On Friday, Dec 9, the Dubois County Community Foundation celebrated a ribbon cutting at their new location on McCrillus Street in Jasper. Past president Brad Seger was on hand to cut the ribbon for the new building. “I think the important thing to remember is that this new building was built through gifts and donations…

Stens Corporation reaches agreement with Kimball on building

Jim O’neal, WITZ News Director, contributed to this report. Stens Corporation in Jasper has reached a verbal agreement with Kimball International on the purchase of the Kimball property on Power Drive on Jasper’s south side. The company sold its current building and with a deadline of June 2012 was in the process of finding a…

Local nurse practitioner certified as a Medical Review Officer Assistant at Medical of Dubois

JASPER, INDIANA —- Family Nurse Practitioner Anita Simpson recently qualified as a certified Medical Review Officer Assistant (MRO-A). Mrs. Simpson serves as a Nurse Practitioner at Medical of Dubois, working under Dr. Thomas Field, who is the supervising Physician Medical Review Officer. Mrs. Simpson was certified as a Medical Review Officer Assistant by the Medical…

Small Business Saturday new campaign from large companies to invigorate local small businesses during the Christmas season

Above are a few items we found in the local shops, what can you find? Saturday is Small Business Saturday. Black Friday is the big box store’s day and that’s a great day for cleaning up on everything electronic, but the goal of the new marketing initiative by American Express is to promote Saturday for…

Thirteen Indiana sites score state designation for speedier development

[quote style=”boxed” float=”right”] “This can expedite the decision for a company in regards to locating here. Additionally the State of Indiana can now say ‘here is this site in Huntingburg’ when speaking to prospective businesses.” Airport Manager Travis McQueen[/quote] Thirteen sites across Indiana earned the title of ‘shovel ready’ today, paving the way for businesses to…

PSCI awarded $29,139,000 in loan funding to enhance broadband services in three counties

On November 14 the USDA announced it had awarded Perry-Spencer Rural Telephone Cooperative (PSC) over $29 million in loan funding to expand and enhance broadband access in rural areas. The loan is to be used to install FTTP service through exchanges in the three counties PSC services. The areas include: Santa Claus, St. Meinrad and…

VistaCare opens new office in Germantown Shopping Center

Jasper Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting on Friday for a new office opening in a former retail establishment in the Germantown Shopping Center. The company isn’t a new one though, it’s been operating in the area for a while, but to better serve its customers and the local employees the company decided to…

Yo-Peak is another step for successful business owners Monica and Jeff Tunks

Monica and Jeff Tunks are busy; really busy. These entrepreneurs are constantly updating and expanding new services for Dubois County. They own Batteries Now, a new motorsports dealership is in the works at the Krodel Wholesale building, Norms Market, the Jasper City Bakery, and their most recent addition, Yo-Peak. Yo-Peak is a self-serve frozen yogurt…