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Probationary Trooper Nathaniel A. Kern, 24, Jasper, received the Firearms Proficiency Award from Indiana State Police Superintendent Douglas Carter during the event Thursday night.

Four new troopers heading to Jasper post; Jasper resident recognized for firearms proficiency

A Jasper resident was recognized in the graduating class of 55 probationary troopers for his shooting proficiency during the 76th Indiana State Police Academy graduation ceremony. Probationary Trooper Nathaniel A. Kern received the Firearms Proficiency Award from Superintendent Douglas Carter during the 76th Indiana State Police Academy graduation ceremony. To earn the award, Kern had […]

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17-year-old injured after flipping vehicle

A Pike County teen was injured when she lost control of the car she was driving on State Road 56 Thursday morning. Amber Dulsworth, 17, of Cedar Street, Petersburg, was eastbound in a 2003 Honda Accord at about 9:08 a.m. when she lost control of the vehicle in a curve on the 1200 block of […]

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Dubois County Medication Collection Day this Saturday

Keeping old medications is unsafe for you and your family so get rid of them properly and safely on Dubois County Medication Collection Day. Mark your calendars for Saturday, October 22 to dispose of expired, unwanted and unused medications at three locations throughout the county. Ferdinand Fire Station, 221 E. 4th Street, and Huntingburg Fire Station, […]

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Jasper Common Council meeting notes

The Jasper Common Council met for the regular meeting and took the following actions: Passed Ordinance 2016-24 to vacate a part of the platted 12 foot public alley between lots 74 and 75 in Summit Heights Addition, just off of Schuetter Road. The request came from John G. Weber, Jr. Passed Ordinance 2016-25 to rezone 8.505 […]

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Blesch Bros in Holland is the first company in the area to add enough solar panels to become net zero on their electrical usage.

Southeast Schools researching Cedar Crest solar power array

Southeast Dubois School Corporation is exploring the installation of a solar array at Cedar Crest Intermediate School. The school corporation began exploring the idea of installing solar panels after the recent Indiana School Board Association conference. According to Southeast School Corporation Superintendent Rick Allen, several Indiana school corporations that have installed solar arrays reported on their success. […]

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Friends of the Arts dedicates $100,000 to library/arts endeavor to create Cultural Center

Another $100,000 grant has been announced for the proposed Jasper Cultural Center. Friends of the Arts, a local non-profit organization created to support the arts and artistic endeavors, made the gift to be equally invested in construction of the proposed Jasper Cultural Center and an endowment at the Dubois County Community Foundation for its future. “We have supported […]

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Property Tax deadline coming up

The Dubois County Treasurer issued a reminder to taxpayers of the upcoming second installment deadline. The final day to pay the second installment of property taxes on time is November 10th. The treasurer’s office is located in the Dubois County Courthouse and is open 8 a.m to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. The office will […]

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Jasper leaf collection begins

Beginning the week of Monday, Oct. 31, 2016, the Jasper Street Department will begin curbside loose leaf collection. As in the past, the Street Department will attempt to collect resident’s loose leaves on the same day as their trash pickup day. Residents are asked to have their loose leaves in the gutter by 7 a.m. […]

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From left: Members of the Uebelhor Sales team include Kurt Haas, Luke Gunselman, Chris Jesop, Kyla Uebelhor, Tina Phillips, Josh Wendholt, Chris Hopf, Aaron Vaal, and Kurt Lorey, manager of the team.

Uebelhor & Sons Fleet Department achieves record sales

The Fleet and Commercial Sales Department at Uebelhor & Sons was recently honored by General Motors for sales achievement. For the month of September 2016, the Uebelhor team was number one in the nation for Chevrolet small fleet deliveries. General Motors has over 400 fleet and commercial dealerships in the United States and Puerto Rico. “We are very fortunate […]

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Truck crashes into school bus on Portersville Road

An overcorrection caused a pickup truck to run into the path of a school bus Wednesday morning; fortunately the bus was empty at the time. According to authorities, Steven A. Johnson of W. Portersville Road, Jasper, was southbound on Portersville Road in a 1989 GMC pickup truck at about 8 a.m. when he ran off the […]

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Save the Jeeps voter rally planned

Save the Jeeps, a Political Action Committee (PAC) dedicated to raising awareness and support for the November 2016 referendum in the Northeast Dubois School District, is hosting an early voting rally on October 29 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Dubois Community Park in Dubois. Along with free food, pumpkin decorating, hayrides, and music, our featured event will be […]

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Northeast Dubois counts down to referendum

With the referendum looming for Northeast Dubois County School Corporation, Superintendent Bill Hochgesang spoke about the brokenness of the Indiana school system at Tuesday’s board meeting. He read from a statement: “In three short weeks Northeast Dubois will know the fate of the referendum vote. Whether it passes or fails, Northeast Dubois will continue to make […]

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