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Police Blotter: Friday, February 27, 2015

Arrests Possession of marijuana and paraphernalia Jasper — A traffic stop  by Jasper officers ended with them arresting the driver on drug charges Thursday evening. At about 10 p.m., an officer stopped a vehicle driven by Dalton J. Beard, 19, of N. 2nd Street, Dubois, when he failed to dim his headlights. During the stop, the officer smelled […]

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Driver in fatal accident identified; family notified

The driver killed last night in a two-vehicle crash just north of Dale has been identified. According to the Spencer County Coroner’s Office, Melanie M. Rothery, 41, Oregon City, Oregon, died at the scene of yesterday’s 7:18 p.m. crash. State Police investigators report that Rothery had stopped her 1994 Subaru Legacy on the southbound shoulder of […]

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Designers, architects, and furniture dealers enjoyed hors d’oeuvres and cocktails while touring the 5,100 square foot facility. Upon entering the showroom, guests were greeted with an open café area and lounge seating. Two glass office structures showcase the latest in private office vignettes, while the remainder of the showroom reflects today’s open concept work environment with spaces to collaborate, learn, interact, and focus.

National Office Furniture opens Boston showroom

National Office Furniture, a unit of Kimball International, Inc., announced the opening of a new showroom in Boston, Massachusetts. Over 200 guests were in attendance for the grand opening celebration held February 24, 2015. Located at the junction of the Financial and Leather Districts, in the Two Financial Center building, the showroom features bold textiles and […]

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Dr. Dahl appointed to Memorial Hospital medical staff

Washington — Family Physician Nick Dahl, D.O. was recently appointed to the Active Medical Staff at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center. He will continue to serve the Daviess County community at his current location in Washington, Indiana offering primary care services. Dr. Dahl received his medical degree at Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed a […]

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Applicants sought for 2015 Leadership Academy

The Dubois County Leadership Academy is seeking applicants for its 2015 class. The Leadership Academy will meet for a minimum of six 4-hour sessions at various locations across the county — a minimum of two times in Jasper, two times in Huntingburg, and two times in Ferdinand — from early April to early August. Past class […]

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Huntingburg Council: Considers new solar park locations

The City of Huntingburg is considering new locations for a proposed solar panel park after nearby residents expressed concerns over it being placed near their homes. During energy superintendent John Reutepohler’s presentation, Mayor Denny Spinner announced that the city has listened to public input from local citizens on the location of a proposed Solar Park […]

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The aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) awaiting the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) to pull alongside for a vertical replenishment (VERTREP).

Loogootee native continues family tradition in U.S. Navy

Story by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Heidi McCormick Navy Office of Community Outreach NORFOLK, Va. — A Loogootee native is serving on one of the world’s largest warships, the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush. Seaman Jamie Brewer is a logistics specialist aboard the Norfolk-based ship, a Nimitz-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier and one […]

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Driver killed north of Dale

A crash Thursday evening just north of Dale claimed the life of a driver. At about 7:18 p.m. CST, a 1994 Subaru Legacy had stopped along the southbound shoulder of U.S. 231 just north of County Road 2050N. When the driver of the Subaru attempted to cross the southbound lanes of US 231 to travel east on […]

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Lydia Schmitt of Jasper High School

Youth Art Month at Krempp Gallery

The artwork of students from throughout Dubois County will once again be featured at the Krempp Gallery during Youth Art Month. The Art Education Association of Indiana and the National Education Association have chosen March as a time to recognize and celebrate the creativity and artistic talents of our children. Art organizations and art educators are […]

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Small gas leak reported in Ferdinand

Ferdinand officials reported a small gas leak was located at the southwest corner of 9th and Virginia Streets. Law enforcement and other town officials made contact with Ohio Valley Gas about the situation Wednesday. Ohio Valley has conducted an investigation of the site and determined an emergency line repair will have to take place in […]

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Sentence handed down on Operation Big Brother plea deal

Edward L. Freyberger, 68, of Dubois, was sentenced in Dubois Superior Court Wednesday in connection to the multi-agency sting operation, Operation Big Brother. Freyberger pleaded guilty to two counts of dealing in a Schedule II controlled substance on January 27. According to court documents, Freyberger sold 85 Percocet pills for $550 and 25 Adderall pills […]

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