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December / January 2016

Evansville Business

Vacant to Vibrant

Among the activity in Downtown Evansville lies a movement to preserve the buildings and spaces of the area. From the Greyhound Bus Terminal to the Owen Block at the corner of Second and Chestnut streets, Evansville is seeing a revitalization of

Building Evansville

Pedestrian Pathways, Parks, and Plans

After nearly five years, $2 million, and a slew of volunteer hours, Mayor Lloyd Winnecke officially dedicated the new pedestrian bridge crossing the Lloyd Expressway at Vann Avenue on the East Side of Evansville. The completion of the bridge was

Back Talk

Patty Balbach

Hometown: Morganfield, Kentucky Job: Staff Physical Therapist with Easter Seals Rehabilitation Center Resume: Physical therapist, Deaconess Hospital, 1979-1980; staff physical therapist, Easter Seals Rehabilitation Center, 1980-1982 and 1992-present; supervisor of physical restoration, Easter Seals, 1982-1987; and Director of Rehab Services,

Business Front

The Last Times

This has been a year of mixed emotions for me. With a son who is a senior in high school, there are many “last times” for virtually everything this year. Attending swim meets, going to dances, and simply hanging out

Fond Farewell

After nine years as the president and CEO of First Security Bank, M. Lynn Cooper announced his 45 years in banking is coming to a close. Effective Dec. 31, 2015, Cooper will retire and be able to reflect on his

Office Relics

After the first concept of the typewriter was introduced in 1714, many inventors set out to make their own version of the writing machine. By 1910, there were 110 companies manufacturing typewriters on the U.S. market. When Bill Shields began

Ride of a Lifetime

Five years ago, Evansville resident Mike McCutchan was looking for a career change, so he could spend more time at home with his family and maintain approximately the same income. McCutchan, who was a general sales manager at Patriot Auto

Warm Hearts

When seasons change, shorts are exchanged for jeans, tank tops are traded for coats, and flip-flops are swapped for socks and boots. Unfortunately, when thousands of Tri-State residents reach into their closets for these layers, they return empty-handed. Since 1946,

Pioneer Woman

Many times, the most deserving award recipient is the one who believes she hasn’t earned the accolade. Such is true of Evansville native Kathy Schoettlin, Old National Bank Executive Vice President and Chief Community Relations Officer, who was named one

Modern Craft Banking

When Ohio Valley Financial Group merged with BankTrust Financial to create Field & Main Bank in January 2015, a new look was needed to match the new brand. Chairman and CEO Scott Davis says when clients walk into Field &

Supporting Families

Lori Anderson’s workdays begin around 7 a.m. when she arrives at the home of Mariline, 88, and Roy, 89, on the North Side. She prepares breakfast for Mariline, and afterward, her day consists of cleaning up around the house, making

Expecting the Unexpected

From the moment Terry Farmer began practicing law in 1980 in Canton, Ohio, he has learned to adapt to the legal arena surrounding him. His aspirations of serving as a trial lawyer were put on hold as the economy nosedived