Invitation: The Jasper High School class of 2013 would like to invite their family and friends to join them in celebrating their Commencement on Friday, May 24. Doors will open at 5:45 p.m. Commencement begins at 6:30 p.m. Seating: Graduating seniors will be provided with 7 tickets per family. A ticket will be required to [...]
If you ordered a rain barrel through the Soil and Water Conservation Distict rain barrel sale and have not yet picked it up, they are available for pickup at the SWCD office. Please call 482-1171 Ext. 3 to make arrangements to collect your barrel. A few extras are still available for purchase. Kits including the [...]
Consumers should enjoy a summer driving season without unusually high gasoline prices and probably lower than they were last summer, says a Purdue University agricultural economist. Wally Tyner, who specializes in energy economics and policy, expects prices in the Midwest to be between $3.50 and $3.90 a gallon, with prices in the South and Southeast [...]
Jasper — Habitat for Humanity of Dubois County will break ground on its 12th home on Saturday, June 1. This day will also feature the Grand Re-Opening of Habitat’s ReStore at its new location – both located at 4232 South County Road 170 East – just north of Bretzville. This location, which is on the [...]
Greater Jasper School Board Meeting: Longer school year next year, Hacker resigns, and Commencement in new gym
The Greater Jasper School Board met for their monthly meeting Monday afternoon and heard School Superintendent Dr. Tracey Lorey officially announce the resignation of Assistant Superintendent Bob Hacker. The board voted to accept his resignation in a motion with other resignations at the same time. After the vote and other school announcements, the board expressed [...]
Jasper — J.P. Weisheit, director of Community Corrections, told the county council his department is facing a budget crisis. To assist in his budget woes, Weisheit requested the county assume responsibility for paying for the Community Corrections facility maintenance and upkeep. Weisheit told the council his current budget left him in the red each month — most [...]
Early Saturday morning about twenty trucks, some with trailers and some without, began unloading speeders on the railroad track next to the Jasper Train Depot. A speeder is the gasoline powered equivalent of the iconic handcarts seen in many older westerns and Warner Bros Yosemite Sam cartoons. The motorcarts have a top speed of around 30 [...]
Arrests Dubois County — The Dubois County Sheriff’s Department arrested Mark F. Sander, 44, of Jasper, for drunk driving after he crashed Sunday evening at about 10:30 p.m. According to police, Sander was driving a 2003 Ford Ranger south on Jasper-Dubois Road when he came upon two deer in the roadway. He overcorrected and ran off [...]
Jasper — In honor of Armed Forces Day on May 18, the Dubois County Museum will open its newest exhibit “Honoring the Military”. There are additions to existing exhibits such as the hand-loomed blanket carried by Civil War soldier Samuel Harris from Portersville. He met his death at Grand Prairie, Arkansas on July 6, 1862, exactly [...]
Huntingburg — The Teen Outback is in the midst of some upgrades these days. The center started by Ralph Begle about 15 years ago is operated through local contributions and volunteers to provide a place for youth to hang out and have a good time. “There’s a definite need for these activities,” Begle said. “If we [...]
French Lick — A car chase turned into a foot chase after the suspect crashed his car into a mobile home in French Lick last night. Indiana State Trooper Mike Allen observed the driver, identified as 24-year-old Angel L. Pagan Jr., of French Lick, of a 2002 Mitsubishi not wearing his seatbelt. Allen turned around and attempted [...]
The Indiana Department of Education has released the IREAD3 test results that measure students ability to read in third grade as a guideline to allowing them to move on to fourth grade. Third graders had to take the state-mandated assessment, the IREAD-3, March 18-20. About 86.1 percent of Indiana’s third graders passed, according to data [...]
05/09/2013 Darren Mackenzie Weisheit Jr. to Katelyn Lei Neukam Matthew Lee Schnell to Katelynn Marie Wessel Noel Ross Fleck to Hilary Renee Waltz Jamin Patrick Quinn to Meghan Rae Mcfarland Glen A Bailey to Shana M Ubelhor Philip Jordon Schulthies to Danielle Nicole Robling 05/13/2013 Adam Edward Humbert to Amy [...]
Update May 16: Although work to add a traffic signal to the Bretzville Junction was originally scheduled to start this week, it has been postponed to begin after June 3. Bretzville Junction Traffic Light Start Date Delayed Until June In a news release from Cher Elliott from the Vincennes District of INDOT the delay is due to [...]
Special from Ferdinand News At 8 p.m. on Tuesday night, the Town Council paused in the regular agenda to hold a public hearing concerning their intent to sell the former Police Station on East 5th Street. Resident Greg Rickelman was the first to speak. A real estate agent, Rickelman said the price of $42,500 is [...]
- Jasper High School 2013 Commencement information May 21, 2013
- Rain barrels ready for pickup May 21, 2013
- Summer gas prices likely lower than 2012, Purdue economist says May 21, 2013
- Habitat for Humanity grand opening and ground breaking May 21, 2013
- Greater Jasper School Board Meeting: Longer school year next year, Hacker resigns, and Commencement in new gym May 21, 2013
- Bieker resigns as chief; Randle appointed interim May 15, 2013
- Jasper biomass case back in court in January 2014 May 12, 2013
- Letter: City of Jasper shouldn’t keep mum about biomass articles May 15, 2013
- Updated: Bretzville Junction stop light won’t be here soon enough for some daily drivers May 16, 2013
- “Honoring the Military” opening on Saturday at Dubois County Museum May 17, 2013
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May 22, 2013 (All Day)
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