James Goodhue is known for leading the award-winning Jasper band program. However, the 53-year-old also has a passion for playing music — a passion that started early in life and is still going strong as he regularly plays in the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra.
Ed and Karen Young are tough. Fifty-seven years of marriage. Seven kids. Ed’s bout with prostate cancer. Now, Karen has dementia. With life’s ups and downs, one thing is unwavering for the couple — their love for one another.
As Mennonites, the Knepps’ focus is on living simply. While they must embrace some things — like technology, to a certain degree — they aim to stick with tradition and being like Christ wants them to be.
After a diagnosis that could have ended his life, 67-year-old Greg Kendall of Jasper doesn’t waste a minute. The barber and former county councilman cherishes every day and exudes positivity and humor that is undeniable to anyone he meets.
Little Spruce Nature School in Jasper is a lot like other area preschools. Children learn their letters and proper manners, among other things. But one thing sets the preschool apart — the kids get hands-on learning in nature.