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  • Page 1Princeton Daily clarion & oaklanD city JournalJune 2015

    Locally Owned Personalized Healthcare is closer than you think

    812.549.7324Transcendent Healthcare

    of Owensville, LLC

    Banker,Investor,National Chain



    Oakland CityOwensville

    HaubstadtPoseyvillePoseyvilleNew HarmonyNew Harmony Fort Branch

    Mt. Carmel

  • Page 2 Princeton Daily clarion & oaklanD city Journal June 2015

    The Chamber is the primary resource, referral, and recognition organization for area businesses. The Chamber of Commerce is the ultimate business resource in Gibson County. The Chamber is the large st, most influential business organization in the county. The Chamber boasts hundreds of members. Most are small business es located throughout southwestern Indiana with 25 or fewer employees. The Chamber is a private, not-for-profit organization, funded primarily by dues paid by member busin esses, sponsorships and events held throughout the year. The Chamber is not a government agency and receives no tax doll ars. The mission of the Chamber is To advance the general welfare and prosperity of Gibson Countys busi ness community. The Chamber provides numerous business services made available only to its members.

    Gibson County Chamber of Commerce

    202 E. Broadway St. Princeton, In 47670 Tele: 812.385.2134 Fax: 812.385.2401

    (Heritage Days Presented By The Gibson Chamber of Commerce On The Court House Square - Princeton, IN)

    New Contacts Chamber Net Free Listing On Website (With Link) Business Referrals & Contacts Chamber Bucks Lists & Labels For Members Use Notary Public Services Rental Of LCD Projection Rental Of Sound System (For Events) Annual Dollars For Scholars Golf Outing

    Member To Member Advantage Ribbon Cuttings/Open Houses Lunch & Learns Business & Breakfasts Credibility-Commitment To Community Volunteer Opportunities To Put You & Your Business In The Public Eye (Shows Commitment To The



    Crafts Heritage Days Feud Contest Little Miss Contest and Mini Miss

    Descent Sunday Christian Concert Hard Sunday band on Friday night

    HERITAGE DAYS Friday, September 18

    Saturday, September 19 Sunday, September 20

    All New Childrens Area This Year! - Bungee Trampoline

    - Spider Mountain with climbing, rock wall and slide - 3 Hole Mini Golf

  • Page 3Princeton Daily clarion & oaklanD city JournalJune 2015


    Total households 13,094Married with children 2,689Married without children 4,578Single parents 935Living alone 3,574

    Total Housing units: 14,611Owner Occupied 77.8 percent

    (median value $104,400) Renter Occupied 2,923

    (median rent $423)

    Population 2014 U.S. Census Bureau estimate 33,759

    By ageUnder 5 years 2,053School Age (5-17) 5,834College age (18-24) 2,869Young Adult (25-44) 7,921Older Adult (45-64) 9,447Older (65 plus) 5,334

    Median age 40.5 years

    By raceWhite 31,990 Black 667 Asian 151 American Indian 84 Hispanic/Latino 476 Multi race 562

    CITIES & TOWNS IN GIBSON COUNTY Population % of County Fort Branch 2,779 8.3 Francisco 468 1.4 Haubstadt 1,581 4.7 Hazleton 262 0.8 Mackey 106 0.3 Oakland City 2,426 7.2 Owensville 1,271 3.8 Patoka 734 2.2 Princeton 8,657 25.6 Somerville 288 0.9

  • Page 4 Princeton Daily clarion & oaklanD city Journal June 2015

    Welcome to your new home in Gibson County!

    Whether you are just moving to Gibson County or currently live here, now is a great time to buy or build your dream home!Contact Donna Potts, your home loan expert in Gibson County,

    to find a customized loan package that fits your monthly budget.

    Well have you saying, Welcome to my new home, in no time!

    Donna PottsNMLS #527561

    Cell: (812)215-0260donna.potts@

    Follow the current home loan rates on your smart phone.

    231 W. Broadway Princeton, IN 47670(812)386-1174

    Apply onlinetoday!

    Post Offices

    Fort Branch Post Office105 E. Vine St.Fort Branch, IN 47648Phone: 812-753-3337

    Francisco Post Office 308 W. Main St.Francisco, IN 47649 Phone: 812-782-3764

    Haubstadt Post Office107 W. Haub St.Haubstadt, IN 47639Phone: 812-768-6745

    Mackey Post OfficeCR9500EMackey, IN 47654Phone: 812-795-2785

    Oakland City Post Office130 W. Harrison St.

    Oakland City, IN 47660Phone: 812-749-3812

    Owensville Post Office100 S. Mill St.Owensville, IN 47665Phone: 812-724-3875

    Patoka Post Office110 S. Main St.Patoka, IN 47666Phone: 812-779-2571

    Princeton Post Office129 E. Broadway St.Princeton, IN 47670Phone: 812-385-4889

    Somerville Post Office5280 S. Lincoln St. P.O. Box 9998Somerville, IN 47683

  • Page 5Princeton Daily clarion & oaklanD city JournalJune 2015

    Gibson County Government Auditor

    Sherri Smith - 385-4927

    Treasurer Mary Key - 385-2540

    Assessor Kim Minkler - 385-5286

    Recorder Tonya Thompson - 385-3332

    Clerk Jim Morrow - 386-6474

    County Commissioners Stephen Bottoms

    Gerald Bledsoe Alan Douglas


    County Highway Chuck Lewis - 385-4887

    Ambulance Service Jim Allen - 385-8967

    Solid Waste Mike Stilwell - 385-3136

    Sheriff Tim Bottoms - 385-3498

    Surveyor Michael Stevenson - 385-4853

    Prosecutor Robert Krieg - 385-5497

    Superior Court Judge Earl Penrod - 386-6237

    Circuit Court Judge Jeff Meade - 385-4885

    County Officials & Services

    ELECTED COUNTY OFFICIALSSheriff: Tim BottomsProsecutor: Robert KriegCircuit Judge: Jeff MeadeSuperior Judge: Earl PenrodCourt Clerk: Jim MorrowRecorder: Tonya ThompsonTreasurer: Mary KeyAuditor: Sherri SmithAssessor: Kim MinklerSurveyor: Michael StevensonCoroner: Barrett Doyle

    COUNTY SERVICESAnimal Service of Gibson County 812-386-8079 Assessor Kim Minkler 812-385-5286 Auditor Sherri Smith 812-385-4927

    ssmith@gibsoncounty-in.govCircuit Court Probation Office 812-385-4243 Gibson Circuit Court Judge Jeffrey Meade 812-385-4885

    circuitcourt@gibsoncounty-in.govClerk Jim Morrow(Child Support) 812-386-8401

    (Traffic Violation) 812-386-6474

    (Voter Registration) 812-385-2541 jmorrow@gibsoncounty-in.govGibson County Commissioners 812-385-8260 Gerald Bledsoe (, Alan Douglas

    (adouglas@gibsoncounty-in.go), Steve Bottoms (

    Coroner Barrett Doyle 812-385-1227 gibsoncountycoroner@insightbb.comGibson County Council 812-385-8260 (Jeremy Overton, Dan Beard, Derek McGraw, Bill McConnell, Jay

    Riley, Craig Pflug, George Ankenbrand) EMA Director Terry Hedges 812-386-9630 EMS Business Office 812-385-8967 Purdue Extension Office 812-385-3491

    Gibson County CASA (Joy Jines) 812-386-9305 GIS/Mapping (John Howe) 812-385-4853 Health Department 812-385-3831

    Highway Garage (Chuck Lewis) 812-385-4887 Indiana BMV - License Branch Princeton 812-385-2861

    Gibson County Jail 812-385-2018Gibson County Sheriffs Office 812-385-3496

  • Page 6 Princeton Daily clarion & oaklanD city Journal June 2015

    H ALL , P ARTENHEIMER & K INKLE Celebrating 126 Years of Service to Gibson County

    Families, Business, Industry & Government!

    The Attorneys & Staff: Verner P. Partenheimer J. Robert Kinkle Roman Ricker

    Joni Dickerson Carol Young Kim LaMar

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    County Services

    Gibson County Prosecutor Robert Krieg 812-385-5497

    Gibson County Recorder Tonya Thompson 812-385-3332

    Gibson County Safety Office (Andy Schafer) 812-385-0734

    Solid Waste/Landfill 812-677-1099 gcs