February/March 2024

Evansville Business

Pulse Points

Health care is a major economic engine for the Evansville area, where residents from a large Tri-State region come for medical treatments that are both routine and complex. Not only that, the Evansville Regional Economic Partnership describes health and life

Health Care Hub

Editor’s note: Read more about Evansville’s health in the full feature story. Two massive health care providers in Evansville serve a large Tri-State footprint, employ thousands of professionals, offer multiple areas of recognized specialty treatment, contribute to countless local causes, and

Staying a Step Ahead

Editor’s note: Read more about Evansville's health in the full feature story. Mental health is a focal point in Evansville right now. Major philanthropy, programming, and targeted government spending in Evansville have gone to diagnosis and treatment. The largest donation

Top of the Class

Editor’s note: Read more about Evansville's health in the full feature story. Maintaining Evansville's status as a regional medical hub requires a consistent pipeline of new talent and across the community, the next generation of health care professionals is being

What Ails Us?

Editor’s note: Read more about Evansville's health in the full feature story. Collective health care priorities for Evansville's major providers have generally remained consistent since the early 2010s — with mental health and substance abuse remaining a focal point, as

Sgt. Schultz Knows Nothing

I am a self-professed and obsessed news and information junkie. As an early riser, every morning I switch around television stations to watch all our local newscasts, followed by national morning shows. I read the two newspapers delivered daily, and

To Your Health

Lisa Scheller sees the use of general anesthesia every day. But after observing how its effects also can comfort mental health patients, she sought to bring its benefits to a wider audience. Scheller — a certified registered nurse anesthetist and

In The News

Featured News Tucker Publishing Group has hired Maliah White as a graphic designer. The Evansville native and F.J. Reitz High School alumna is a December 2023 graduate of the University of Southern Indiana and was visual editor of The Shield,

History Preserved

Lyles Station occupies a special place in Indiana history books. Now, it is getting funding to expand its impact. In December, Lyles Station Historic Preservation Corp. was awarded a $3,749 grant from the Indiana Landmarks Black Heritage Preservation Program. Since

Community Partners

Let’s Get Down to Fundraising

When University of Evansville President Christopher Pietruszkiewicz was interviewing for the job in early 2018, he saw potential areas for growth and improvement. He asked Vice President for University Advancement Abigail Werling when UE would start its next capital campaign.

Departments

Off the Clock

Former Old National Bank Chair and CEO Bob Jones spends a small portion of his retired days sipping coffee in the Donut Bank at U.S. 41 and Lincoln Avenue and Honey Moon Coffee Co. on Burkhardt Road. It’s a good

Business Front

Scholarly Pursuits

George Carter’s career in library management happened by accident. Out of high school in 2003, the then-17-year-old accepted a job as a clerk for the San Bernardino County Law Library in California — a temporary position that changed the trajectory

Turning Over a New Leaf

At first, Janet McCormick did not plan to sell her natural remedies. The Evansville native ran an ad agency for 30 years, making salves, balms, and inhalers as a hobby. Gifting friends led to selling online, which snowballed into registering

Get in the Game

Historic buildings punctuate much of Evansville’s Downtown district with distinct personality and refined architecture. That is what attracted Jeff Anderson as he sought to move his company, Anderson Capital Partners, to Evansville in 2021. Designed by famed Evansville architect F.

Trending Now

Growth Potential

An internal vision to inspire the female workforce at Gibbs, a die-casting manufacturer in Henderson, Kentucky, in 2022 has since taken flight beyond that facility’s walls. The Tri-State Women’s Network promotes mentorship, executive coaching, leadership skills, business practices, personal contacts,

By The Numbers

Brick by Brick

Vanderburgh County’s commercial growth last year was strong, with a significant bump in new commercial building applications compared to 2022’s numbers. Evansville’s Knight Township, 34.19 square miles of land which encompasses much of Evansville’s East Side, saw the most interest

Online Exclusives

This Weekend: March 7-10

Ohio Valley Conference Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships March 6-9, Ford Center, One S.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. The NCAA’s four-year transition rule is not stopping the University of Southern Indiana men’s and women’s basketball teams from making a

This Weekend: Feb. 29 – March 3

When the Moon Eats the Sun 6-7:30 p.m. Feb. 29, Myriad Brewing Company Evansville Taproom, 101 S.E. First St. Astronomer Phil Plait discusses the April 8 solar eclipse, explains the science behind it, and debunks myths. Find more about the

Power Play

CenterPoint Energy faces pushback from area residents, businesses, and elected officials as the utility pursues what it describes as a necessary increase in base electric rates. As a public hearing on CenterPoint’s proposal approaches on Feb. 29 at Old National

More Toppings

Twelve years after opening Spankey’s Una Pizza on Evansville’s West Side, Ryan Huck was eager to set up a second location. Nathan and Noelle Mominee, meanwhile, wanted a pizza shop for their multi-use building at Haynie’s Corner Arts District, where

This Weekend: Feb. 22-25

Walking with Timberdoodles 5-6 p.m. Feb. 22, Howell Wetlands, 1400 S. Tekoppel Ave. Walk through the wetlands to glimpse grassland species and elusive American Woodcocks. Art in Bloom Cocktail Preview Party 5:30 p.m. Feb. 22, Evansville Museum of Arts, History
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On the Ballot in Vanderburgh County

A loaded political year is shaping up in Vanderburgh County, with a pair of seats on the county’s Board of Commissioners up for election, as well as a list of other county government positions. Voters also will weigh in on
Photo of Hartke Pool entrance on Feb. 8, 2024.

Hartke Broken

Hartke Pool will not welcome swimmers in the summer of 2024, as city officials announced on Feb. 8 that damage and maintenance issues necessitate its temporary closure. It is unclear what will happen to the space at 201 N. Boeke

Fat Tuesday, Evansville Style

Fat Tuesday is almost here, and multiple Evansville-area restaurants, bars, and bakeries are getting in on the fun with Louisiana-style fare and flair. Here are some of the places to party the Cajun way in Southwestern Indiana. Mojo’s BoneYard, 4920

This Weekend: Feb. 8-11

Great Lakes Valley Conference Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships Feb. 6-10, Deaconess Aquatic Center, 24 Don Mattingly Way Ten women’s and 11 men’s teams compete for the 2024 GLVC Championship. New Traditions Diversity Series 6-7 p.m. Feb. 8,