Letter to the Editor: Cost of illegal immigration will balloon over amnesty

From Heritage, we learn that the average cost for an illegal alien household today, obtained by subtracting the amount in taxes they pay from the resources they consume, is $14,387, to be borne by the taxpayer.  Under current law, illegal alien households together have an aggregate annual deficit of around $54.5 billion. FAIR (Federation for […]

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During the annual Memorial Day observance ceremony, Richard Singer placed a bouquet at the courthouse memorial in honor of those who served in the Navy

In Memoriam

Saturday morning, about 300 people gathered for the annual Memorial Day observance at the Dubois County Courthouse. Tom Messier was honored during the event. His widow, Anna, was presented with a plaque in remembrance of Tom’s service to his country and to his home as a U.S. Marine.

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Memorial Hospital recognized for breastfeeding support and care

The International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners® (IBLCE®) and International Lactation Consultant Association® (ILCA®) have recognized Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center for excellence in lactation care. Memorial Hospital’s Women and Infant Services has received the IBCLC Care Award in recognition for staffing professionals who hold the International Board Certified Lactation Consultant® certification (IBCLC®) and […]

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Five-county pursuit ends in Warrick County

A Monday night pursuit through five counties in Southern Indiana ended with a Louisville man behind bars. At about 9:58 p.m., State Police dispatchers released a broadcast for troopers to be on the look out for a white Ford Escape recklessly driving westbound on Interstate 64 from the 91-mile marker in Crawford County. Trooper Paul […]

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Slide pulled from the Jasper Downtown/Riverfront Master Plan created by CityVisions and Gamble and Associates.

Jasper Council: Steps taken on downtown plan

The downtown development plan created by CityVisions and Gamble Associates will provide the foundation for the creation of requests for proposals (RFP) in the coming months. The RFP will be to determine an action plan and costs for turning the downtown portion of the master plan into reality. Andy Seger, representing the Jasper Redevelopment Commission of […]

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Dubois County Memorial Weekend observances

#JasperStrassenfest at the courthouse. A photo posted by Matthew Crane (@cranecast) on Aug 1, 2014 at 3:38am PDT The following events are scheduled to honor and remember our veterans this Memorial Day weekend. On Friday, the Marine Corps League will plant flags at the tombstones of veterans in Fairview Cemetery in Jasper at 6 p.m. […]

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Police Blotter: Friday, May 22, 2015

Investigation Handgun, rifle among items stolen in Holland burglary Holland — The Dubois County Sheriffs Department is investigating a residential burglary that occurred in the Holland area on Thursday, May 21. Josh Rogge’s residence on the 6703 West Holland Road NE was broken into and several items of an undisclosed nature were taken along with a Glock […]

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Memorial Day Observance honors U.S. Marine Tom Messier

The annual observance of Memorial Day by the Dubois County Veterans Council will be Saturday May 23rd beginning at 10:00 am. on the west side of the Dubois County Courthouse in Jasper at the Veteran’s Memorial and Fountain. All Veterans Organizations of Dubois County will be represented and all Veterans who passed away this past […]

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Hopf and Burt engaged.

Hopf and Burt announce engagement

Ashley Lee Burt and Anthony Ray Hopf, both of Holland, announced their engagement. They are planning on an October 10th wedding. It will be a private ceremony with reception to follow. Ashley is the daughter of Cynthia Webb of Haubstadt and Dean Burt of Beechgrove, Tenn. Anthony is the son of Mary Hopf of Holland. The happy […]

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Songwriters still sought for Ferdinand Folk Festival Songwriter Contest as deadline looms

An opportunity to open the sixth annual Ferdinand Folk Festival’s Main Stage is heading toward its last call as the June 1 deadline for entry nears. “We have had submissions from all over the country,” said Rock Emmert, one of the songwriting contest’s co-chairs. “We would like to encourage local and regional songwriters in particular […]

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