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Caution: Runners and Walkers Coming Through!

The Heartland Half Marathon & 5K committee asks anyone driving in and around Jasper on the Saturday morning of Labor Day weekend to be on the lookout for road closures and runners and walkers. Please use caution and have patience in waiting at intersections if runners are coming through. Many of these individuals have spent […]

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Lonnie Nicholson, VP Chief Administrative Officer and Kathy Herndon, HR Director, present 156 Kimball International Holiday World Picnic Tickets to Courtney Knies, Executive Director at Mentors For Youth.

Mentors for Youth receives 156 tickets to Holiday World from local company

Kimball International donated 156 tickets to the company’s annual employee picnic at Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari to Mentors for Youth. “In the spirit of our Citizenship and People Guiding Principles, Kimball International was pleased to make this donation to Mentors For Youth,” Lonnie Nicholson, Kimball’s vice president chief administrative officer said. “The tickets allow 78 […]

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Rocker Eddie Money to perform at the Lincoln Amphitheatre

Legendary rocker Eddie Money will bring his impressive list of hits to the Lincoln Amphitheatre’s performance stage on Saturday, September 10, 2016.  Money’s biggest hits include iconic songs such as “Two Tickets to Paradise”, “Take Me Home Tonight”, and “Shakin.” “Eddie Money has a collection of songs that has been the soundtrack of many of […]

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Democratic HQ to open Tuesday

The 2016 Democratic Headquarters is located at 140 W. 3rd Street at the corner of Newton and 3rd Street in Jasper. It will be open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. starting August 30th. The public is invited to visit, pick up signs, chat and make donations. Interested guests can also sign up […]

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Huntingburg business provides customers with a new view

About four months ago, Brian Wahl decided to offer his high-speed scrubbing services to the area. The 2007 Southridge graduate purchased a 535 gallon tank, water heater and high-pressure pump system so he can clean just about anything anywhere even if the customer doesn’t have water available at the site. The precision washer can take paint […]

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Sisters open their 150th year

The Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand kicked off the celebration leading up to their 150th anniversary last Saturday. The 150th anniversary of their founding in Ferdinand will occur on August 20, 2017. The yearlong celebration kicked off with a commemoration with fellow religious women and Bishop Charles Thompson. On August 20, 1867, four young […]

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Jasper police seeking info on smash-and-grab incident

Jasper police are investigating a smash and grab that happened Thursday morning between 8 a.m and 10:45 a.m. According to police, the victim’s vehicle was parked on the 700 block of West 13th Street when an unknown individual shattered the front passenger-side window and grabbed a purse sitting in the vehicle. The Jasper Police Department […]

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Volunteers from the Lions Club and Jasper Rotary were on hand to move a huge pile of specially engineered mulch into the new area. The mulch is designed to make it easy for wheelchairs to access the fitness area. The area also has fitness stations that are wheelchair accessible. Dan Colignon, Joe Cozza and

Eagle Scout Riverwalk project fulfills fitness mission

Chad Lawson, Troop 182’s scout master, stood with his hands on his hips. “He’s in charge,” Lawson said nodding at Nick Hedinger. “I don’t do anything until he tells me to.” “Hey Nick, what do you need me to do?” he hollers at the 17-year-old project manager. Work was just beginning on the final workday […]

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Parklands plans revealed

The plan for The Parklands is available for the public to peruse. Developed by Hafer PSC of Owensboro and Rundell Ernstberger Associates of Indianapolis, the plans were revealed to the public and members of the Jasper Common Council Wednesday evening. The pair of representatives — Pete Andriot, Principal with Rundell Earnstberger Associates and Jeff Justice president […]

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Six volunteer fire departments receive grants to combat wildland fires

Six local volunteer fire departments received grants through Indiana Department of Natural Resources. The six were among the 60 rural and volunteer fire departments that received more than $250,000 in Volunteer Fire Assistance grants made available through the USDA Forest Service. The grants can be used for training, installation of dry hydrants, or to purchase […]

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Ireland, 200 and counting

Sourced from local sources, including www.irelandindiana.com There’s a wee bit of Irish in everyone, even those with lots of German blood flowing through their veins. Which is why everyone needs to hightail it to that most Irish of Dubois County towns — Ireland, Indiana — as the community celebrates its Bicentennial this weekend (see full […]

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3-vehicle crash injures Jasper man

A Jasper man was taken to Memorial Hospital with injuries after a three-vehicle chain reaction crash on U.S. 231 Wednesday afternoon. Police responded to the crash located at the intersection of U.S. 231 and Wernsing Road at about 12:24 p.m. They determined Jordan Comstock, 35, of Louisville, Ky., did not stop the 2007 Ford Econoline […]

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Jasper man arrested in Huntingburg molestation investigation

Huntingburg police arrested Frank C. Phillips, 45, of 610 E. 16th Street, Jasper, on multiple counts related to a child molestation investigation. According to authorities, the Huntingburg Police Department, Det. Sgt. Christian Gogel and the Dubois County Department of Family Services launched an investigation into allegation of sexual misconduct of an 8-year-old male that occurred in […]

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