Lori Persohn has been named Vice President of Patient Services and Chief Nursing Officer of Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center. The change in leadership took effect on January 1, 2020. Persohn began her career at Memorial Hospital in 1992 as the Director of Medical Services. She transitioned to Director of Organizational Excellence in 2013 […]
Andrea Tooley has been appointed president of the Dubois County Community Foundation board of directors. Tooley will succeed outgoing president, Jen Verkamp. Andrea received a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University in secondary education. She is the owner of Firefly Boutique located on Fourth Street in Huntingburg. Andrea is the former executive director of A Kid’s […]
Two Dubois County business people were named as the most recent addition to the Junior Achievement of Dubois County Business Hall of Fame. Gil Verkamp will be recognized as the living laureate and the late Jerry Seger will be recognized as the historical laureate at a special ceremony in May. The two will join the […]
The Sister Cities Partnership between Jasper and Pfaffenweiler updated their mutual logo. The new logo was unveiled during a special ceremony at the Jasper Parklands Pavillion Monday. Dr. Ross Halvorsen, who teaches German in the Jasper School Corporation and at VUJ, led the efforts to update the logo to better reflect the two cities since […]
The Dubois County Museum Board will hold their Annual Membership Dinner on Thursday, January 31, 2019, at the Museum at 2704 N. Newton Street, Jasper, with fellowship beginning at 6:00 p.m., and dinner to follow at 6:30 p.m. This year’s theme is “Our History, Our Heritage, Our Legacy”. Cost of the meal is $20 per […]
The following inspection reports are from inspections conducted from December 5, 2019, through December 27, 2019. Inspection results from the Dubois County Health Department are published publicly after the restaurants and food stores have had 10 days to respond. Violations are corrected on the day of the inspection unless otherwise noted. If you have questions […]
Friday, a new law office dedicated to helping local residents with immigration issues will open in Huntingburg. Christie Popp, a partner at Bloomington-based Popp & Bullman, plans on opening an office in the former WTH office building across from Huntingburg City Hall. She will be available several days a month to meet with clients. Popp […]
From shortly after the Civil War until perhaps three decades ago, the United States passed through a remarkable period of economic convergence. During this time, counties became more similar to other counties and states became more alike other states, at least in terms of GDP, per capita income and other measures of economic performance. The […]
City of Huntingburg’s elected officials took their oaths of office New Year’s Day.
Jasper Clerk/Treasurer Juanita Boehm swore in the elected officials Monday. Juanita Boehm’s voice caught one time as she recognized her staff standing in the back of the Jasper Council Chambers Monday. Looking to the back of the room where they stood, she told the crowd that with working alongside these individuals for so many years, […]
A driver escaped with minor injuries after losing control of her van on State Road 56 near Sendelweck Curve Monday. Nona May Noble, 68, of French Lick, was westbound on State Road 56 near County Road 175E when the crash occurred. Noble told deputies she felt like the Honda Odyssey she was driving lost traction […]
In response to the increase in influenza cases nationwide and in the Tri-State area, the hospital members of the Community Patient Safety Coalition are implementing unified hospital visitation restrictions effective Tuesday, December 31, 2019. The restrictions include: No visitors with influenza-like symptoms in the hospitals. Symptoms include cough, sore throat, fever, chills, aches, runny or […]
Jasper Endows Today & Tomorrow (JETT) presented ten 2019 grants totaling $12,450.00 in December to local and national non-profit organizations. These organizations included: Mentors for Youth ($5,000)Anderson Woods ($3,000)Grace House ($1,000)ALASI ($640)Mentors for Youth ($510)Dubois County Leadership Academy ($500)Boy Scout Troop 130 ($500)Tri-County YMCA ($500)Lincoln Hills Methodist Food Bank ($500)Crisis Connection ($300) “The additional grants […]
Crossroads Behavioral Health in Huntingburg closed a short time after opening in May of this year. The behavioral health unit specializing in geriatric psychiatric care that opened in the former St. Joseph’s Hospital remains closed and information regarding the closure has not been released nor have plans for the facility’s future been revealed. The behavioral […]
Jasper’s elected officials from the 2019 municipal election took their oaths of office during a special ceremony Monday. It also marked the last time Clerk/Treasurer Juanita Boehm would issue the oath for an incoming group of officials.
Indianapolis Power & Light Co. officials outlined their plans for shuttering two units at the utility’s massive Petersburg Generating Station as part of a 20-year strategy plan for power generation that all electric utilities are required to file every three years.