Jasper road closures notice

The Jasper Street Department will be closing a portion of Andrew Ln. for storm sewer repair. Weather permitting; the portion of Andrew Lane between Lechner Lane and Truman Road will be closed for storm sewer repair Monday, August 4th, at 8:00 a.m. and should reopen at 4:00 p.m. Please use alternate route during this time […]

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Sgt. Jeremy Lee and Assistant Police Chief Nathan Schmitt joined Keith Obermeyer (center) to show off the new vehicles.

Deal brings new versatility to Jasper Police Department

The Jasper Police Department will showcase some new vehicles this week at Strassenfest. For the past two months the department has been trying out a Yamaha Viking side-by-side and a Yamaha quad. The department is taking part in a special program through the local dealer, Obermeyer Honda Yamaha Suzuki. Through Obermeyer and Yamaha, the department […]

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Strangulation, battery on a child amid charges against Ferdinand man

Ferdinand — Ferdinand police arrested Noah A. Brosmer, 28, of Lee Court, for a litany of charges stemming from a domestic dispute Wednesday. Officers were notified of a domestic situation at Brosmer’s residence at about 8:30 p.m. Allegedly Brosmer strangled a woman at teh residence and battered a child under 14 years of age. After completing an […]

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<i>Photo by Matt Crane</i>

Jasper Library building group approaching final recommendations

The Jasper Library Building Committee will likely recommend three sites to the board of trustees in September for consideration for the future of the Jasper Library. The committee is still attempting to research for more locations to consider before making their final recommendation. The building committee met for the fifth time Tuesday night and began […]

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Dubois County Humane Society Pet of the Week

Boo is a male Pug/Chihuahua mix. He is all black and approximately 2 years old. He is a friendly, optimistic little guy full of affection and love. Dubois County Humane Society P.O. Box 408 426 Wernsing Road Jasper, IN 47547-0408 Ph. 812-482-7387 Email [email protected]   Adoption Hours: Wed. 4:30-6:30 p.m. Sat. 1:00-3:00 p.m.   Office […]

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Police Blotter: Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Arrests Possession of cocaine and marijuana Huntingburg — Indiana State Police arrested Eric B. Crowe, 25, of Evansville for possessing cocaine and marijuana Monday afternoon. According to police, they were notified about possible drug activity involving an employee at Farbest Foods. A K-9 unit met with a Farbest Foods security officer and made contact with Crowe […]

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German American reports record performance

German American Bancorp, Inc. reported that it had achieved record financial performance during the first half of 2014. Net income in the first half of 2014 reached a record $13.0 million, or $0.98 per share, which was an increase of approximately 5%, on a reported net income basis, above the 2013 year-to-date net income of […]

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Committee makes recommendations for future of Jasper schools

A committee of parents and faculty presented the Jasper School Board with several options to address the immediate concerns with overcrowding at the three elementary schools. Formed last spring, the committee has met three times over the course of four months. Jasper Middle School principal David Hubster was asked by School Superintendent Dr. Tracy Lorey to […]

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Jasper city and school corporation to share police officer

Jim O’neal, WITZ AM/FM News Director contributed to this story Monday night, the Jasper School Board approved hiring Jasper police officer Jason Knies as a part-time resource officer. The City of Jasper and the Greater Jasper Consolidated School Corporation have been discussing sharing the budget for an officer. To accommodate both entities, the two are […]

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