Woman arrested after attempting to steal $966 in merchandise

The Jasper Police Department arrested a Jasper woman after she was allegedly caught attempting to take $966.10 worth of merchandise from the Jasper Walmart without paying. According to authorities, they were called to the Walmart, 4040 Newton Street, at abotu 12:48 p.m. on Tuesday in reference to 31-year-old Tessa L. Zehr, of Canterbury Court, attempting […]

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Dar Regent Linda Messmer (right) and local

Daughters celebrate Constitution Week with local displays

The Constitution was signed on September 17, 1787, 227 years ago and each year from September 17 to September 23, the Daughters of the American Revolution celebrate Constitution Week. In Dubois County, Linda Messmer, regent for the Dubois County Daughters of the American Revolution, creates displays in each of the county’s libraries comprised of items […]

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Dubois Strong names native Hoosier as new executive

Dubois Strong has named D. Edward Cole as president of the organization effective October 20. Cole is a native of Perrysville, Indiana, currently working as a regional development specialist for the Oklahoma Department of Commerce. Before moving to Oklahoma, Cole served as executive director of the Vermillion County (Indiana) Economic Development Council. In that position […]

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Letter to the Editor: Republican leadership adopts progressive compassion

A lot has been written about Christian values recently and it appears Republican leadership is prepared to move forward by embracing some progressive Christian principles. When Jesus was asked “Of all the commandments, which is the most important?” He replied and I paraphrase, “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and Love your […]

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Dubois County Humane Society Pet of the Week

Rose is a 3 month old grey/black tabby that loves to play. Stop by to visit her and her siblings, all kittens under 6 mths only $5 adoption fee! Dubois County Humane Society P.O. Box 408 426 Wernsing Road Jasper, IN 47547-0408 Ph. 812-482-7387 Email [email protected]   Adoption Hours: Wed. 4:30-6:30 p.m. Sat. 1:00-3:00 p.m. […]

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Guidelines after a boil water order is lifted

The Boil Order has been lifted from the City of Jasper and Town of Ireland. Here are details from the Dubois County Health Department on how to proceed. The safety of water cannot be judged by color, odor, and taste. General Public Guidelines: Flush all water lines.  Run cold water for at least 5 minutes; […]

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Bret Kuebler, a lineman with the Jasper Electric Department, assisted Bernie Messmer with filling gallon jugs of water at at hydrant supplied by the Patoka Lake Regional Sewer and Water District through the Dubois utility.

(Updated) Boil order for Ireland and Jasper continues

Update 2 p.m. Thursday Jasper Gas and Water Manager Ernie Hinkle reported the Indiana Department of Environmental Management has given the go-ahead for the plant to begin producing water again. The city will begin flushing water Thursday afternoon around 2:30, according to Hinkle. The first in a series of tests of the new water coming […]

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Dubois County Solid Wast recycles 10,300 lbs of tires

Over 10,500 lbs. of tires was recycled at the Dubois County Solid Waste District’s Tire Recycling Day on Monday, September 15th. Residents from around the county brought in their tires to be recycled instead of being a fire hazard and a breeding area for disease-carrying mosquitoes on their properties. For more information on other items […]

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Recycle those water bottles and jugs

The Dubois County Solid Waste District issued a request to the residents of Jasper and Ireland affected by the boil order to recycle their water bottles and jugs. For the county drop sites in Jasper and Ireland, lids need to be removed and #1 plastic water bottles and #2 frosted jugs can be recycled. For […]

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