The public will have a chance to meet the three candidates for dean of Vincennes University Jasper Campus. One of the three candidates will replace Dr. Alan Johnson who announced his retirement earlier this year after leading the school for the past nine years. He had planned on retiring in June but agreed to stay […]
Huntingburg Mayor Denny Spinner was recently a panelist at the Indiana Economic Development Association (IEDA) Summer Conference, which was held on June 18 and 19 in Lawrenceburg, Ind. The topic of the panel discussion was, “Best Practices for Entrepreneurial Growth.” Other panelists included Lynn Coyne, Bloomington Economic Development Corp. and Tim Eckerle, Grant County Economic […]
The City of Jasper still hasn’t finalized any plans to raise the water level at Beaver Lake. The lake level dropped about 11 inches after state-mandated improvements were made to the dam and spillway. Residents around the lake were frustrated to find their piers and lakeside property had been adversely impacted by the lower levels […]
Ten finalists will perform August 8 at Ferdinand’s American Legion A new addition to the popular Ferdinand Folk Fest will give singer-songwriters a chance to open on the main stage this year. The fest organizers requested entries earlier this spring and more than 50 songs were entered in the contest from more than 25 artists […]
Jasper Engines and Transmissions CEO, Doug Bawel, shared exciting news during the Fifth Annual shareholder meeting at JASPER’s new Power Drive Facility. According to the company, JASPER share prices have experienced rocketship growth since the inception of its Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) in 2009. Bawel was thrilled to announce that thanks to another record […]
The Second Annual Southwest Indiana Film Festival (SWIFF) is seeking movies for this year’s fest. SWIFF is presented by the Dubois County Commission on October 2nd and 3rd in Jasper at the Center for Technology, Innovation and Manufacturing at the Vincennes University Campus. First-time filmmakers, seasoned professionals, YouTube cat video enthusiasts – all are welcome to […]
The office of Dr. Brian Woebkenberg recently changed its name to Memorial Orthopaedic Associates. Previously known as Southwest Indiana Orthopaedics and Spine Associates, it was decided to change the name to bring more awareness of the office’s affiliation with Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center. Memorial Orthopaedic Associates offers state-of-the-art orthopaedic services, including the direct […]
Visitors to Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari this Friday through Sunday will end their day at the park with a patriotic fireworks celebration. The 15-minute 4th of July Fireworks show will begin shortly after Holiday World closes for the evening each night, at 9:00 p.m. CDT (10:00 p.m. EDT) on Friday and Sunday and at […]
Ferdinand — David J. Wilmes, 35, of 624 W. Ninth St., Apt. 110, Ferdinand, was arrested Monday morning and charged with a Level 4 felony count of attempted arson. Ferdinand firefighters responded to Wilmes’ apartment in the complex owned by Brad Brosmer, of Huntingburg, Monday at about 12:52 a.m. Responding firefighters evacuated the two-story structure and […]
Nathan Schmitt , 15, of Jasper, was awarded the 2015 Jasper Youth Baseball Babe Ruth Myron Fetcher Award. The award was presented by Jasper Youth Baseball President Roger Seger before the tourney championship game Monday evening. The award is based on sportsmanship, athletic ability, attitude on the field, and citizenship. Nathan is the son of […]
Jasper Fire Chief Kenny Hochgesang has issued information regarding the safe and proper use of fireworks this 4th of July. “One thing fireworks users tend to forget is that they are responsible for where fireworks are set off, where they go and the mess they leave behind,” said Hochgesang. He recommends a following a good […]
It took a bit to find the recipe for the famous pizza. Rosie’s recipe; the pizza recipe featured at the Calumet Lake Tavern had made its way into relative oblivion when the owner Steve Crews began touring the world and ended up in the Philipines. Versions have been floating around the area, but those haven’t […]
Today’s funding is tied to students, not schools. There is almost no subject in public finance that is as easy to demagogue, distort and mislead as funding for schools. It is helpful to review what is happening in Indiana and how we got here. In 2008, along with property tax reform, the entirety of the […]
“The support from the community has been a blessing. It has really lifted our spirits and inspired us to fight the good fight and do everything we can to come back better than ever. We have hired a lawyer. Long story short we have been accused of not paying our sales tax as agreed upon. […]
From the Hoosier Ag Report: Torrential rains and resulting flooding have destroyed as much as 5 percent of Indiana’s corn and soybean crops and already cost the state’s agricultural economy about $300 million since the beginning of June, Purdue Extension economist Chris Hurt said Friday.
The Kiddie Karnival was held Sunday at the Jasper Train Depot and German American Bank Blvd. Here are photos from the event.