Boil order lessons discussed and changes made

Jasper — The City of Jasper has made some changes and is researching others to potentially prevent another boil order similar to what happened on the morning of September 17. At Monday’s Jasper Utility Service Board meeting, the city released a detailed report of how the water plant and city personnel responded to the incident. According to […]

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Sternberg, Brandle to lead Holy Trinity Catholic School

Dubois County Catholic school system will open in 2015 Jasper — Father Gary Kaiser announced that Sally Sternberg will serve as principal, and Michelle Brandle will serve as assistant principal, of Holy Trinity Catholic School. Father Kaiser, pastor of Precious Blood Parish in Jasper and St. Mary Parish in Ireland, serves as Bishop Charles C. Thompson’s delegate […]

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Ferdinand Scam targets elderly

The Ferdinand Police Department issued an advisory of an active scam working through the area. According to authorities, male and female college age individuals are posing as college students and going door-to-door selling magazine subscriptions. These persons are accepting cash or checks as payment for the subscription(s), handing over a generic receipt and then leaving. To this […]

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Weekend Police Blotter: October 20, 2014

Traffic Accidents Huntingburg woman dies in I-64 accident Lynnville — A Huntingburg woman died in a single-vehicle accident at about 8:16 a.m. Sunday. According to the Warrick County Sheriff’s Department, Abbey L. Schurz, 31, of South Chestnut Street, was eastbound on I-64 in a 2012 Kia Optima when the car veered off the south side of the interstate near […]

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Youth mental health first aid training planned

The Youth Mental Health First Aid USA program will be presented in Dubois County on Friday, Nov. 7. Sponsored by the mental health committee of the Dubois County Public Health Partnership, the program will be led by Janie Chappell and Kent Leslie, certified trainers from the Deaconess Health System in Evansville. The training will run […]

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Huntingburg woman dies in I-64 accident

A Huntingburg woman was killed in a single-vehicle accident at about 7:16 a.m. Sunday. According to the Warrick County Sheriff’s Department, Abbey L. Schurz, 31, of South Chestnut Street, was eastbound on I-64 near mile-marker 39 in 2012 Kia Optima when the car veered of the south side of the interstate. Schurz was not wearing […]

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Local marching bands advance to semi-state

It was an important weekend for high school marching bands as the ISSMA open class regional competitions were held on Saturday. Those bands that were awarded enough points based on their performances moved on to the semi-state competition on November 1st. Jasper, Southridge, Forest Park, Springs Valley, Paoli, and Pike Central all advanced to semi-state. In […]

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Fulda man killed in tractor accident

Santa Claus — A Ferdinand Fulda man lost his life Saturday evening in a single vehicle tractor accident northeast of Santa Claus. Charles W. Kuntz, 60, was traveling west on County Road 1700N, about a mile east of State Road 162, on a John Deere 4020 tractor. According to police, the wheels of the tractor locked […]

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Jasper Fire Department responds to house fire

The Jasper Fire Department responded to a fire at  1321 Jackson Street Friday at about 5:13 p.m. Friday evening. According to authorities, the fire was started when a pan of grease was left on a stove unattended in an upstairs apartment at the home owned by Sandra Harder. The fire caused extensive damage to the […]

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Work Release participant arrested for battery and strangulation

Huntingburg — Officers arrested a work release participant Friday for battery and strangulation. The Huntingburg Police Department were notified of the location of Cory M. Brown, 29, of E. 17th Street, Huntingburg, who was wanted for failing to return to work release. Warrants for Brown’s arrest were issued after he did not return to the […]

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State police locate more human remains on Paoli property

Update October 17, 2014 — State Police investigators have an additional break in a case regarding a missing Orange County woman. On October 2, while following information into a search for missing person, Michelle Fulton of Paoli, State Police investigators, crime scene technicians, and anthropologists from the University of Indianapolis uncovered burnt human remains behind […]

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