BATESVILLE — The 13th annual Food and Growers Association Winter Conference, “Growing Together,” takes place Saturday, Feb. 2, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Batesville Middle School.

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ESTHER SINGLETON — The funeral for Esther M. Singleton was at 1 p.m. Saturday at Ed Lee Mortuary Downtown Chapel, with Rev. Jessica Singleton officiating. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery Reeve Township.

JACK PURDUE — The funeral for Jack J. Purdue was at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Ed Lee Mortuary North Chapel, with Pastor Cameron Gladish officiating. Burial was in St. John Cemetery.

German American Insurance participated in the Tour of Honor Program sponsored by Pekin Insurance to honor those who served in our military by supporting the Honor Flight Network.

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Southwest Indiana Association of Realtors board member Anna Lou Chapman presented the Daviess County CEO program with a $1,000 sponsorship check at the CEO dinner event on Wednesday. Local real estate agencies such as Remax, Century 21 and Midwest Realty are members of the SWIAR. This money …

Springs Valley Bank and Trust Company (a wholly owned subsidiary of SVB&T Corporation) has a community banking model that is unlike other banking models today. While many financial institutions are reducing the number of banking centers or simply exiting markets altogether, Springs Valle…

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Good Samaritan is proud to welcome its newest nurse practitioner, Amelia McClure, PMHNP-BC. Working as a psychiatric nurse on the inpatient LaSalle Behavioral Health Unit at Good Samaritan allowed McClure to get to know the client population she would serve as a nurse practitioner.

INDIANAPOLIS– With a Dec. 21 sign up deadline quickly approaching, Pheasants and Quail Forever and USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service are encouraging farmers to consider utilizing a federal program that provides funding to establish habitat for Monarch butterflies and other wildlife.

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Indiana Safety & Supply Company's Justin Bush, marketing and operations manager, and Austin Bush, national sales manager, presented a check to Ellie Meade, regional development officer for Youth First, Inc.

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Good Samaritan Foundation began their Capital Campaign to build the hospital’s Health Education Center at the beginning of 2018. This past Saturday, the Foundation held its annual gala where it was announced that, because of a significant donation from the family of the late Dr. Charles C. H…

JASPER — The U.S. Department of Commerce announced on Nov. 15 that Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center, located in Jasper, is one of five recipients for the 2018 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. Other recipients included two educational institutions, an organ donor group, and a …

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Daviess Community Hospital is pleased to announce the opening of the “DCH Primary Care Clinic” on Memorial Avenue in Washington. Through efforts to increase the number of health care providers in the area, Dr. Kiran Burla has been hired to provide medical care for patients of all ages.

Shoe Sensation, a regional chain of name brand family shoe stores, is hosting its third annual “Socks For Troops” company wide. Each store will be collecting socks for active duty military or local veterans in the local communities. Shoe Sensation will have military approved socks in store a…

Selling in many cases is less about your product and more about your people, processes, and promises. When you tell a prospect they’ll hear from you next Thursday, and you actually call on time -- this builds trust. To keep your organization responsive, accountable and most importantly, huma…

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ODON – The state’s top research institutions were featured at WestGate Academy for the first-ever State of Indiana Technology Showcase. Dozens of pioneering innovations available for licensing were presented, ranging from medical devices to analytical tools.

INDIANAPOLIS– St. Vincent will add Ascension to its name as part of a national effort to make it clearer and easier for patients to access the care they need and to navigate their health. In moving toward a unified name, St. Vincent will change its name to Ascension St. Vincent and adopt the…

MONTGOMERY — After over 65 years, RTC Communications is adding a new name. The board of directors and management are rolling out a new brand that reflects the future of the company and the new services it is bringing to its customers and the community.

It is 3:54 a.m. on Sunday morning the 16th of September. Before going to bed on Saturday night, I got caught up on my reading of the local newspaper after a long work week of out-of-town meetings and a conference in Indianapolis. Reading the perspective page of Saturday’s paper there apparen…

TransferWise is a new way to transfer money internationally. This website enables businesses to send unlimited funds to more than 70 countries globally. The key with this new platform is that it removes all hidden bank fees, streamlining the money delivery process to give you the best exchan…

At Indiana Farm Bureau, we are dedicated to our mission of proactively advocating for agricultural and rural needs. Recently, Gov. Eric Holcomb announced his infrastructure agenda for 2019 that very clearly addresses the infrastructure needs of farmers and their rural communities.

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue recently launched the trade mitigation package aimed at assisting farmers suffering from damage due to unjustified trade retaliation by foreign nations. Producers of certain commodities can now sign up for the Market Facilitation …

HUNTINGBURG — Superior Ag is pleased to announce the addition of Richard “Mark” Dobbyn, as agronomy sales specialist supporting Superior Ag’s Patoka Agronomy member-customers.

The perks of outsourcing payroll generally include: increased accuracy, fraud check, timely service, up-to-date technology, tax submissions and more. For small businesses, outsourcing payroll can reduce stress and increase job satisfaction for employees.

JASPER — Marsh, Berry and Company, Inc., recently named German American Insurance as one of five independent insurance agencies throughout the United States to receive honorable mentions in its inaugural MAX Performer recognition award. The award recognizes independent agencies that have str…

China’s 25 percent retaliatory tariffs on imports of U.S. soybeans may surprise most Americans. But to agricultural economists who study international commodity markets for a living, it was not at all unexpected.

Pinterest has evolved to become one of the more popular social media platforms. With 150 million monthly users and more than 2 billion monthly searches, the platform stands tall among the crowd.

ODON — More than 10 high-growth startups from across southern Indiana will be featured at the inaugural WestGate@Crane Startup Showcase. The showcase will take place on Tuesday at WestGate Academy, 13598 East WestGate Drive in Odon at 3:30 p.m.

MDwise, an Indiana-based nonprofit health maintenance organization focused on serving uninsured and underinsured Hoosiers, recently honored Cullen Medical Professionals, 2005 State St., Ste. A, in Washington, with a Star Performer Award. The clinic received the recognition for going above an…

Megan Bigler Tafolla is an applicant in the Credit Union Executive Society’s Next Top Credit Union Executive Competition. She is a contact center supervisor (hiring specialist) at Navy Federal Credit Union in Pensacola, Florida, where she and her husband, Manuel, reside. Megan is a 2004 grad…

On May 1, First Financial Bank launched a “1,000 Meals a Day in May” food drive to benefit hunger relief organizations throughout its two-state service area. Today, the bank announced that it exceeded its 31,000-meal goal, collecting food and funds equivalent to 144,514 meals.

Trusted by more than 25,000 course-creators and millions of learners, Thinkific is becoming one of the most popular online course creation platforms worldwide. Whether you’re educating 10 or 10 million students, the online platform gives you all the tools and support needed to deliver your l…

German American Bank has been honored as a Five Star Member of the Indiana Bankers Association. The award was presented May 2 at the IBA Mega Conference in downtown Indianapolis, in recognition of German American Bank’s Association involvement throughout 2017.

Walt Henrichsen has been promoted to buildings and grounds superintendent at Grain Processing Corporation, Washington. The buildings and grounds superintendent will have responsibility over all powered industrial equipment and vehicles, railroad and rail cars, plant roadways, and coordinatio…

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Youth First Founder Dr. William Wooten was recently awarded one of Indiana’s highest honors. At the Emerald Gala celebrating Youth First’s 20th anniversary on April 21. Wooten was designated a Sagamore of the Wabash by Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb.

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