September 22, 2018
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Articles in: Niche Business

Nick Hebebrand
- 5 years 7 weeks ago
“At our age, life’s too short for a cup of bad coffee,” Elsie Rhoads, 93, once told her daughter, Regina Smith. Now, Smith and her...
Cara Schuster
- 5 years 15 weeks ago
At O’Hairs Happydog Daycare inc., dogs don’t stay cooped up in a kennel all day. Yet they don’t live in luxury, either. “If...
Sarah McCullum
- 5 years 32 weeks ago
In 1957, Arthur and Benita Valiant moved to Evansville, Ind., with bright eyes and a deep aspiration for entrepreneurship. At the time, no local...
Sarah McCullum
- 5 years 40 weeks ago
Brothers Robert and Richard Bonenberger fell into the food service industry by unconventional means. Their father, John, co-founded Mahon-Bonenberger...
Brennan Girdler
- 5 years 48 weeks ago
Producing national television shows with a small staff and a much lower budget than big production companies in Los Angeles, MadStache, an Evansville...
Brennan Girdler
- 6 years 5 weeks ago
Color and history paint the inside of Heirloom Records & Vintage. On one wall you’ll find a rare James Brown vinyl and a stack of The...
Brennan Girdler
- 6 years 14 weeks ago
Since he was 8 years old, Glenn Davidson, owner and designer of Killer Skate Park & Shop in Evansville, hasn’t stopped skateboarding. His...
Trisha Weber
- 6 years 23 weeks ago
In 2009, when the economic crisis settled in, local nonprofit Evansville ARC, which has served physically and mentally disabled children and adults...
Natalie Greer
- 6 years 30 weeks ago
In July 2009, Evansville natives Mike and Lisa Conway took a kind gesture to heart when a co-worker of Lisa’s at Sam’s Club suggested...
Louis La Plante
- 6 years 36 weeks ago
At age 8 — five years after Tom Ashby took his first fishing trip with his father, Jack — he was a passenger on a floatplane bound for...
Louis La Plante
- 6 years 41 weeks ago
Nearly two decades ago, John D. Engelbrecht was in an East Coast hotel when he discovered a TV show promoting local restaurants. Engelbrecht, the...
Natalie Greer
- 6 years 48 weeks ago
Bloodsuckers. Bed bugs are bloodsuckers, and what used to be a problem in New York City is now Evansville’s problem. In early fall, Action Pest...
Sharon Mosely
- 7 years 31 weeks ago
When Alyson Roblero’s son Cooper was 15 months old, the Evansville mother noticed some unusual behaviors: The toddler paced, stared at the...
Louis La Plante
- 7 years 50 weeks ago
Robert Titzer never wanted to be on television, yet his journey to infomercials began when his wife, Thea, told him she was pregnant in 1990. Nine...
Jessica Able
- 8 years 24 weeks ago
“In the heat of a summer night In the land of the dollar bill When the town of Chicago died And they talk about it still” These lyrics...