2014 voter information

Absentee voting in person began on Tuesday, October 7, 2014, on the third floor of the Dubois County Courthouse for the November 4 General Election.  Hours will be 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 12:00–4:00 p.m. The absentee voting office is closed between 11 a.m. and noon for lunch. Absentee voting in person at the Courthouse […]

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Jack O’ Lanterns for Jill benefit Friday

Inspired by the plight of the Mark and Jill Ernst family featured in The Herald recently, a community-wide Jack O’ Lantern Extravaganza is being held this Halloween, Friday October 31, from 6:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at  the home of Ottie and Meredith Voegerl, 1105 W. 13th Street in Jasper. Currently, Jill Ernst is undergoing […]

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Bruner Creek clean-up scheduled for Saturday

Volunteers are needed to help clean up Bruner Creek this Saturday, November 1. On Saturday, November 1 from 2-4 p.m. volunteers can join the efforts of the Middle Patoka River Watershed by cleaning up Bruner Creek just east of League Stadium in Huntingburg. Nearly 22,000 people receive their drinking water from Winslow, Huntingburg, Ferdinand and […]

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Jasper police seeking stolen car

Jasper — The Jasper Police Department is investigating a vehicle theft that occurred Monday evening at the Enterprise Rent-a-Car lot on  the north side of Jasper. According to authorities, a silver 2014 Hyundai with an Illinois license plate numbered V561700 was last seen in the rental lot at 3790 N. Newton Street late Monday evening. Anyone with information […]

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Prescription drug overdose cause in community corrections death

Jasper — The toxicology report regarding the death of a Dubois County Community Corrections participant was released by the Dubois County Coroner’s Office Wednesday. Corrections officers found Christopher A. Klee, 29, of Jasper, unresponsive in his bed at the center at about 3:55 a.m. Wednesday, September 3. The Dubois County Sheriff’s Department and Memorial Emergency Medical Services […]

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Dubois County Trick-or-Treating scheduled

Dubois County trick-or-treat hours are as follows. In Holland, trick-or-treaters can go out on Thursday and Friday from 5:30 p.m to 8:30 p.m. On Friday, the following cities and towns have established trick-or-treat hours. Jasper, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Huntingburg, 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The Huntingburg Volunteer Fire Department and Ladies Auxiliary will […]

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Birdseye man killed by train

Birdseye — A Birdseye man was hit and killed by a passing train near the Whistle Stop Tavern Tuesday night. Deputies were called to the scene at about 10:43 p.m. for the apparent train vs. pedestrian accident. According to authorities, they believe that Dwight D. Ellis, 44, of W. Third Street, was just south of the Whistle […]

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Dubois County Humane Society Pet of the Week

Calvin is a 1-year-old Labrador mix that will stay medium in size. He has a sweet, people-pleasing disposition and an energetic love of play. 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.   Office Hours: Mon. 11:00-1:00 p.m. […]

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Police seeking hit-and-run vehicle

The Dubois County Sheriff’s Department is seeking a maroon 2007 or 2006 Dodge Dakota pickup truck that hit a mailbox on West 36th Street in Jasper Monday morning. According to police, the suspect vehicle struck a mailbox causing about $250 in damage after it ran off the road sometime around 5 a.m. The driver then […]

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Congressional District 8 Forum tonight at Vincennes University Jasper

Jasper – Tonight, candidates for the 8th Congressional Distict will appear at the Jasper Arts Center for a public forum. Democratic, Libertarian and Republican Party candidates seeking Indiana’s 8th District Congressional seat have agreed to appear at a forum Oct. 28, 7:00 p.m. (ET), at the Jasper Arts Center. The forum is sponsored by Vincennes University […]

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Police Blotter: Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Investigation $1,000 reward offered in G & T Industries burglary investigation Jasper — A $1,000 reward has been offered for information regarding a burglary at G&T Industries, 290 30th Street. According to police, someone broke into the business sometime over the weekend and stole various items. The value of the items was not available at the […]

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