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Jasper Redevelopment Commission retains ownership of Parklands, parks department takes over stewardship

The Jasper Redevelopment Commission passed a resolution to grant the Jasper Parks and Recreation Department stewardship of The Parklands. The redevelopment commission will remain the owners of the property although all planning, maintenance, and improvements will be the responsibility of the parks department and Jasper Park Board. Redevelopment commission president John Bell asked if the […]

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Mental illness family program to be offered

The National Alliance on Mental Illness Family-to-Family program will be offered in Dubois County. The 12 weekly classes are structured to help family members understand and support their mentally ill relative while maintaining their own well-being. Participants will meet from 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. Tuesdays from Sept. 9 through Nov. 25 at Memorial Hospital in […]

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Police Blotter: Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Arrests Operating while intoxicated, refusal to identify Jasper — Jasper police arrested a Huntingburg man for several charges after receiving a call about a possibly impaired driver Monday at 9:45 p.m. The Jasper Police Department received a call from a concerned motorist about a possibly impaired driver eastbound on State Road 56 heading towards Jasper. An officer […]

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Brant and Breanne Terwiske wedding

Breanne Fleck, the daughter of Bob and Charlene Fleck of Huntingburg, and Brant Alan Terwiske, son of Alan Terwiske of St. Anthony and Sandy Terwiske of Dubois, were married Saturday, May 10 at the St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, St. Anthony. Father Michael T. Madden officiated the ceremony with Gary and Barb Gehlhausen serving […]

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Healthy State of Mind annual event

The Dubois County Public Health Partnership’s Aging Committee is holding an event titled “Healthy State of Mind”on September 9th at Reflections in Huntingburg. Registration is $10 and must be made in advance to the Habig Center at 482-4455. The event features several speakers, a vendor fair, lunch and door prizes.  

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Folkfest named a Midwest Travel Treasure

It’s official! Ferdinand Folk Festival, was named a Midwest Travel Treasure by AAA’s magazine, AAA Midwest Traveler. Featured in the Sept./Oct. 2014 issue of AAA MIDWEST TRAVELER the Ferdinand Folk Festival was selected as a Midwestern treasure for its appeal to typical AAA members. AAA MIDWEST TRAVELER’S popular Travel Treasure series is part of each bi-monthly issue. […]

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Sheriff’s department issues several scam alerts

Dubois County residents reported two separate incidents involving scammers to the Dubois County Sheriff’s Department on Friday. In one, a resident was contacted by a man saying his name was Mike John Henry and he was a representative with Publishers Clearing House. The caller stated the resident had won $5.2 million and to claim the […]

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Holland seeking festival queen participants

The Holland Community Festival committee is still seeking contestants for the Miss Holland Community Festival Queen. The Miss Holland Community Festival Queen receives a $500 scholarship, 1st Runner-up receives $200, and 2nd Runnerup receives $100.00. Miss Congeniality and Miss Photogenic titles will also be awarded and receive special gifts. Applications are due no later than September 1st, […]

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Huntingburg Mayor Denny Spinner with Primo Nino, one of the organizers of the Latino Fest, at last year's festival.

Second annual Latino Festival next week in Huntingburg

Huntingburg — The Association of Latin Americans in Southern Indiana (A.L.A.S.I.) is hosting the second annual Latino Festival, formerly named Hispanic Cultural Festival, in Huntingburg. The festival will take place on Friday, September 5 and Saturday, September 6 from 4:00–10:00 p.m. on Market Street, located behind Old Town Hall on 309 N. Geiger Street. The opening […]

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An SUV ran off the road into some landscaping at a GAB branch on Jasper's northside Thursday

Police Blotter: Friday, August 29, 2014

Arrest Authorities taser combative man found with meth Jasper — An officer was forced to taser a combative male subject today after a Jasper K-9 detected narcotics on a motor scooter the man was driving.A Dubois County Sheriff’s deputy observed a male subject operating a motor scooter and commit a series of traffic infractions at about 10 a.m. on […]

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Dubois County Humane Society Pet of the Week

Daisy is a rambunctious Australian Cattle Dog mix that is approximately 4 months old. She is mostly black with some speckled white areas. She is patiently waiting for a family of her own to play with. Dubois County Humane Society P.O. Box 408 426 Wernsing Road Jasper, IN 47547-0408 Ph. 812-482-7387 Email [email protected]   Adoption […]

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Jasper only city on short list with special safety award

The City of Jasper was recognized for safety during a special ceremony yesterday. In 2003, the city became the only municipality in the state to earn the Indiana Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (INSHARP) designation. It has maintained it for the 11 years since. Today, it is still the only municipality among the 39 […]

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Authorities taser combative man found with meth

Jasper — An officer was forced to taser a combative male subject today after a Jasper K-9 detected narcotics on a motor scooter the man was driving. A Dubois County Sheriff’s deputy observed a male subject operating a motor scooter and commit a series of traffic infractions at about 10 a.m. on Thursday. The deputy made contact with the […]

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