Jasper School Board: Student technology upgrade granted

The Greater Jasper School Board of Trustees took steps to implement new technology upgrades for the school system in Monday night’s meeting. Superintendent Dr. Tracy Lorey began the process of upgrading the school-wide wireless system to allow connectivity of two thousand devices to use in a one-to-one computing environment where each student in grades 6 […]

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Two arrested on several charges after reckless driving report

Jasper — A call about a reckless driver prompted an investigation that ended with two arrests for charges ranging from possession of marijuana to theft Monday evening. According to police, they received the report of a red passenger car driving recklessly northbound on Meridian coming into Jasper at about 9:15 p.m. A Jasper officer located the vehicle […]

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Letter: Jasper Chamber celebrates Chamber of Commerce Week

The Jasper Chamber of Commerce works with businesses, merchants, and industry to advance the civic, economic, industrial, professional and cultural life in the City of Jasper, Indiana. Chambers of Commerce have contributed to the economic life of Indiana for more than a century – and the Jasper Chamber of Commerce and its members provide citizens […]

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Drunk driver snaps utility pole near Schnellville

Schnellville — An impaired driver took out a utility pole and then left the scene of the accident early Saturday morning. According to the Dubois County Sheriff’s Department, Keith Verkamp, 19, of S. Celestine Road, was westbound on Schnellville Road east of County Road 700E at about 1:25 a.m. in a 1995 Chevrolet truck when he went […]

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Matt and Tim take a selfie while working in a tree.

Climbing trees keeps business-owner young

Trees are a big part of Tim Day’s life. The 61-year-old Hillham resident has been climbing trees professionally for the past 40 years. He is an arboriculturist and operates The Tree Man Tree Care Service. He and his young protégé Matt Fleck perform tree care and removal services for residents in Dubois and the surrounding counties. “Our main goal […]

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Letter to the Editor: Jasper leadership is creating a thriving city

I’m writing today to call attention to the enormous impact that next Tuesday’s primary election will have on the future of the City of Jasper. The Republican nominee for Jasper’s mayor will be determined, which means that now is the only opportunity that Republican voters will have to research and decide which of the primary mayoral candidates would […]

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Powell named JASPER director of branch operations

Jasper Engines & Transmissions is pleased to announce that Kevin Powell has been named director of branch operations. In this position, Kevin will oversee the operations at JASPER’s 43 branch offices from coast to coast. He also has responsibility for the branch auditing and routing departments. Kevin will work closely with regional management, branch auditors, […]

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Bueltel named Chief Financial Officer of Jasper Engines & Transmissions

Jasper Engines & Transmissions is pleased to announce that Linda Bueltel has been named chief financial officer. “I am honored to be entrusted with the JASPER CFO responsibilities,” said Bueltel. “I am thankful for the continued mentoring and support I am given from the leadership team.” In her position, Linda will manage the accounting, tax, […]

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Bounds seeking Huntingburg City Council position in Precinct 2

Jeff Bounds announced his intentions to run as the Republican candidate to represent Huntingburg Precinct 2 in the upcoming May 5th primary election. Bounds is involved in several governmental positions, currently serving as a Patoka Township Advisory Board member and also appointed by the mayor to serve on the City of Huntingburg’s Economic Development Commission. […]

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