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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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Dubois County Marriage Licenses August 17, 2016 to August 23, 2016

The following couples applied for their marriage licenses through the Dubois County Clerk’s Office from August 17 to August 22. 08/17/2016 Crystal Lynn Schwartz to Stephen Travis Smith Blakney Robin Durcholz to Jacob David Verkamp Kyle Shane Griffith to Kindra Brooke Thewes Andrew James Rostron to Ashley Marie Tyman 08/18/2016 Benjamin Hunter Fromme to Auriel […]

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Thacker to run for Southwest Dubois School Board seat

Jennifer Thacker announced she will run for the Southwest Dubois County School Board District 1 seat in the upcoming election. District 1 covers precincts 1, 2 and 3 in Patoka Township. Thacker is a lifelong resident of Huntingburg and a graduate of Southridge High School. She worked at Huntingburg Elementary School for four years in the special […]

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Jasper School board: Dogs provide comfort for students at JHS

Specially trained dogs will provide comforting benefits for students at Jasper High School this fall. Jasper High School’s Assistant Principal Glenn Buechlein and social worker Holly Hughes presented the school board with the idea of introducing comfort dogs to be used by the counseling department. Comfort dogs are specially trained to help calm students who have […]

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Dubois County and communities received nearly $3 million in funding for roads

The Indiana Department of Transportation announced over $49 million in Community Crossings grants to Southern Indiana communities during a special ceremony in Evansville today. In Dubois County, Jasper and Huntingburg each received the maximum amount of $1 million in matching grants, while the county itself received $476,306.22 and Ferdinand got $362,219.25. The Dubois County Airport Authority […]

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Lilly King joins Philharmonic in celebration at Lincoln Amphitheatre

With it being a holiday weekend and so soon after the closing ceremony of the 2016 Olympics, the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra’s Labor Day weekend, Saturday, September 3, 2016, performance at the Lincoln Amphitheatre had always been planned to be a patriotic affair.   T he participation of a reigning gold medalist will, certainly, up that ante […]

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Jasper VFW to downsize to remain on mission

In recognition of national trends with new memberships as well as the passing on of its original members, the Jasper VFW has put its 1907 Newton Street building up for sale. With a current membership at about 430, the VFW has recognized the need to tighten its budget by selling the building and moving to […]

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Smoking laptop prompts Ferdinand Elementary evacuation

Quick action by a Ferdinand Elementary staff member mitigated any possible damages to the elementary school when a recently repaired laptop overheated. The Ferdinand Volunteer Fire Department responded to the school at 11:54 a.m. after an automated alarm in the server room housing the computers was activated by the smoking Samsung Chromebook. The laptop had […]

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Picnic planned for newly-renovated St. Ferdinand Catholic Church

St. Ferdinand Catholic Church’s annual picnic will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sunday August 28th. The public is invited. There will be shuttle service for anyone who needs it. Fried chicken dinners will be served in the air-conditioned gym/cafeteria from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00p.m. Hamburgers, brats, chicken sandwiches, tenderloins, mock turtle by […]

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Speakers galore featured at upcoming Healthy State of Mind

With at least six speakers on various health topics as well as demonstrations, the Dubois County Public Health Partnership’s 7th annual Healthy State of Mind will offer information and inspiration for adults and caregivers to improve their physical, mental and social fitness. The event will take place at the Huntingburg Event Center on September 13th with […]

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Woods Printing Company purchases Evansville print company

Woods Printing Company announced the acquisition of Oaks Printing; a family-owned company located in Evansville, Indiana. With the joining of these two commercial printers, Woods Printing Company will better establish itself in the Evansville, Vanderburgh County and northern Kentucky markets. “As third generation business owners our main objective is toward growth and continued excellence in […]

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