Due to equipment malfunction, the Huntingburg Splash Park is closed until further notice.
Each year, more firework-related injuries are reported on Independence Day than any other day. In 2015, 47 percent (85 cases) of the total number of reported cases occurred on Independence Day. “Having more knowledge on fireworks safety and taking smart precautions when handling fireworks can lead to safer celebrations,” said State Fire Marshal Jim Greeson. […]
The Rotary Club of Jasper, hosting its fifth annual ATHENA International Leadership Award presentation in Dubois County, has announced this year’s seven finalists. They are Elaine Brames, Brenda Buehler, Jessica DeLorenzo, Betty Jenkins, Vickie Lewis, Tracy Lorey, and Connie Nass. Go to www.jasperrotary.com for more finalist information. The event will be held at the Huntingburg Event […]
Over the last four years, I have been following local government spending and taxation. I have spoken about what I saw as problematic. This started with multiple letters to the editor about economic development income taxes and then transitioned to the effects tax increment financing has on local government. In recent months there has been […]
Special from the Dubois County Bombers The Dubois County Bombers and the Owensboro Oilers squared off last night in a showdown for second place in the OVL standings, as both squads entered the contest six games back of the league lead. Owensboro returned home in sole possession of second place after trouncing the home-standing Bombers […]
Jasper Arts announced the upcoming Performer Series acts which will include the Texas Tenors, Russian National Ballet, Live in Central Park – The Simon and Garfunkel Concert, Women of the World, The Hot Sardines and Black Violin among others. Check out the full list of performers for this coming year.
The following couples were issued marriage license by the Dubois County Clerk’s Office between June 16 and June 22. 06/16/2016 Maria Magdalena Castillo Menjivar to Pedro Joel López 06/17/2016 Derek John Wigodinski to Kimberly Dawn Hoyt Justin Dean Howell to Tanya Marie Pfaff Jennifer Marie Caffrey to Anthony T. Beckham Lance Jonathon Massey to Madelaine Kay […]
The Holy Trinity Cardboard Regatta is an annual event that takes place on the Patoka River by the Buehler Plaza in Jasper. The 2016 Regatta will take place Saturday August 13. Boat checks will start at 9 am. Races will begin at 11 am This fundraiser was created bring a unique and fun idea to […]
The Jasper Common Council decided to slow the Courthouse Square Redevelopment Project down a bit at Wednesday’s regular meeting. A snag appeared as Councilman John Bell, who also serves as president of the Jasper Redevelopment Commission, reviewed a portion of an ordinance that would allocate about $400,000 to cover Phase II costs of the project. Bell told […]
Sarah Weatherwax will take over as the new executive director of Habitat for Humanity of Dubois County effective July 18, 2016. Previously, she served as the involvement director at Redemption Christian Church in Jasper and as an adjunct professor at Vincennes University in Jasper. She has an MA in Arts Administration from Eastern Michigan University and […]
Northeast Dubois School Superintendent Bill Hochgesang is waiting to hear from the other side of the aisle in regards to the proposed property tax increase being sought by the budget beleaguered school system. Even though the May board meeting saw an outpouring of support from parents and others who attended, those residents who were opposed […]
Without warning these little yellow bits of happiness started showing up around Jasper recently. Who is doing this? We don’t know but maybe that’s best. Here is what we did learn after inquiring with the Jasper Rocks Facebook Page. How did this come about? Everyone you meet is struggling with something. Everyone has a cloud, […]
AC/DC is invading the Lincoln Amphitheatre on Saturday, June 25, 2016, at 6 p.m. CST — well, the next best thing, actually. And, given that the real AC/DC is down to only two remaining original members, the Dirty Deeds Ultimate Tribute to AC/DC is, likely, as close to the original group as can be seen. The Dirty […]
Monastery Baked Goods, the bakery of the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand, Indiana, was recently named a member of the Indiana Grown community. Indiana Grown is an all-inclusive collaborative initiative designed to promote Indiana-produced agricultural products to residents, restaurants, grocery stores, farmers markets, wholesalers, processors and other retail businesses throughout the state. The goal […]
National Office Furniture, a unit of Kimball International, Inc., announced a 360 degree Virtual Reality (VR) video tour and panoramic 3D model of the company’s showroom. Users of the technology can tour the National Corporate Headquarters and get in-depth views of product solutions through two unique experiences. This technology allows users to engage with National’s culture […]
Dave Liepelt cranked the Willys Overland’s engine to life at Huntingburg’s City Park Monday afternoon. The six-cylinder engine purred quietly thanks to the special sleeve valves common in the cars produced from 1903 to 1941 by Willys in Midwestern factories — including one in Terre Haute. The quiet engine was somewhat unheard of at the time, according […]