The Mundy family lighting the mortgage paperwork for their Habitat for Humanity home.

Ceremony celebrates a new home and the end of a mortgage

While one family turned over shovels of dirt signifying the beginning of their new home, another celebrated the final payment on theirs. Chris and Laura Frick have been trying to qualify to take part in the housing program offered by the Dubois County Habitat for Humanity for several years. Recently, the couple and their four […]

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Commentary: A Teacher Shortage?

Changes in the unemployment rate and student enrollment levels affect the true supply and demand for teachers. With Indiana’s unemployment rate back near pre-recession lows, we are sure to hear a lot about a labor shortage. For businesses, the issue is all about adjusting their business model. In government, the problem is not as clear […]

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Bombers beat Hoppers to make it to championship

The Dubois County Bombers punched their ticket to the Ohio Valley League Playoff Championship Series last night with a dramatic 6-5 victory over a stubborn squad of Hoppers from Hopkinsville. With the game tied at five-all in the bottom of the ninth, Dubois County loaded the bases with one down. Thomas Rea, an infielder from […]

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Beach remains closed at Patoka Lake

The beach at Patoka Lake, Newton Stewart Recreation Area, remains closed due to high water from summer flooding. The lake is currently holding 10 fee above normal summer pool. Due to farm fields downstream being affected, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is only able to release a small amount of water from the dam, […]

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Hoppers beat Bombers in game 2 of championship

With their backs to the wall, the Hopkinsville Hoppers responded to the challenge laid down by the OVL regular season champion Dubois County Bombers. Fueled by a five-run fifth inning and a four-run seventh, the Hoppers shut down one Bomber threat after another in storming to a 12-2 victory in League Stadium to tie the […]

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Huntingburg to make announcement on workforce housing

Update: Due to the weather forecast, the announcement will take place at the Huntingburg Event Center at 9:30 a.m. Original: Monday, Huntingburg is set to make a major announcement on the development of workforce housing as part of the city’s Stellar Community projects. Included in the city’s proposed projects for the Stellar designation was the development […]

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Dills dominates as Bombers beat Hoppers in game one

Special from the Dubois County Bombers Fresh from claiming the 2015 regular season championship in the Ohio Valley League, the Dubois County Bombers opened the league playoffs with an impressive 7-2 road victory over the Hopkinsville Hoppers in the first game of a best-of-three league semifinal series. Starting pitcher Ryan Dills dominated the Hoppers on […]

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Tiffany likes to upcycle or reuse old items in new creations. These crosses created by old baseball covers have become very popular.

Yellow house home to new business in Dubois

After purchasing the four acres across the road from their home in Dubois, Tiffany Bauer’s husband Jon had wanted to tear down the yellow-sided house on the property. But, tomorrow that house will host a grand opening for Tiffany’s new store, The Yellow House Designs. Tiffany didn’t start out intending to open the new business. […]

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Memorial Hospital receives cardiopulmonary accreditation

Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center’s Cardiopulmonary Services and Heartland Cardiology located in Jasper, Indiana have been granted a three-year term of accreditation in Vascular Testing in the areas of Extracranial Cerebrovascular Testing, Peripheral Venous Testing, and Peripheral Arterial Testing by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC). Accreditation by the IAC means that Memorial Hospital’s Cardiopulmonary […]

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Police Blotter: Friday, July 24, 2015

Arrests Drunken driving Jasper — Jasper police arrested Tina L. Horne, 45, of Baden Strasse, Jasper, for drunken driving after she sideswiped a gas pump at the Circla “A” Foodmart, 1402 Newton Street. Police were called to the Foodmart at about 10:42 p.m. for the report of a vehicle striking a gas pump. An officer arrived […]

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Jasper emergency boil order

The Jasper Municipal Water Department issued an emergency boil order for their customer’s and the general public due to multiple water leaks on Second Avenue and Riverside Drive. The area affected is east on Second Avenue starting at Hillside Dr. and includes Hillside Drive, Riverside Drive and Sherri Lane. This is the ONLY portion of […]

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