Local doctor earns spot on Kids First Trust board

Gov. Mitch Daniels made several boards and commissions appointments to the Kids First Trust Fund Board of Directors.

Ten members were appointed, including Dr. Duane Hougendobler, of Huntington.

Dr. Hougendobler's term will expire July 1, 2013.

The board works to promote the health of children and reduce infant mortality by funding programs, which prevent child abuse and neglect.