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Jasper police seeking truck involved in crash

Jasper police are asking the public to help locate a black Ford F-350 truck that left the scene of a crash Friday evening. According to police, they responded to the crash at Newton and 7th streets at about 6:43 p.m. A black Ford F-350 that was involved in the crash left the scene. Police say […]

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Gallagher hired as new student ministrie leader at Shiloh

Shiloh United Methodist Church announced Jon Gallagher has been named Shiloh’s new Student Ministries Leader. “Shiloh is thrilled to welcome Jon to our church family and greater community as our Student Ministries Leader,” said Pastor Larry Van Camp, Senior Pastor. “We believe his background, education, and experience working with youth will provide an excellent fit […]

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Cost-share available for Dubois County farmland

The Dubois County Soil and Water Conservation District is accepting applications for conservation practice incentive payments on Dubois County crop ground. Cost share is available for cover crops, grid soil sampling, heavy use protection areas, livestock watering facilities, and pasture renovation. This cost share opportunity is part of three different local SWCD programs and is not […]

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Loogootee man arrested after crashing into charter bus

A Loogootee man was arrested Wednesday after he crashed into a charter bus and left the scene while allegedly under the influence. Senior Trooper Jarrod Lents and Master Trooper Gaven Wilson were dispatched to a car versus bus crash at the intersection of County Roads 1200 East and 725 North, just north of West Boggs […]

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From left: Jenny LaGrange, Virginia Eichmiller and Linda Messmer, all of Jasper, are members of Daughters of the American Revolution. Each year during Constitution Week, the group has displays honoring the Constitution in area libraries. The group is posing with the display at the VUJC Library.

Daughters of the American Revolution honor Constitution Week

The Constitution was signed on September 17, 1787, 229 years ago, and each year, the Daughters of the American Revolution celebrate Constitution Week from September 17 to September 23. In 1955, Daughters of the American Revolution petitioned Congress to set aside those dates annually to be dedicated to the observance of Constitution. It was signed into […]

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Despite the hot sun, many residents, mainly children, took time to stop in an apply their mark on the wall as part of the mural project.

Community painting adds to city’s mural

The Jasper Arts commissioned artist Jesa Simon to paint a mural on the south wall of Brew in Downtown Jasper. On Wednesday, the artist opened up the process to the public to come down and make their mark on a special area designated along the east side of the wall. The artist plans on molding […]

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Indiana Family Services launches website to help families find quality child care

The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) announced the launch of an online tool to assist families in finding child care and early education providers for their children throughout the state., one of several online enhancements FSSA is making to help people find services in their area, will allow families to perform detailed […]

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Vote Yes: Supporters rally for new Jasper Library

The Cultural Center in Jasper has a lot going for it, including a grassroots group that recently launched on Facebook. Cara Ward, 32, is one of the administrators on the new page. The Jasper resident sees checking the Yes box on the ballot as an easy decision. “This conversation has been going on for so […]

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Broeker seeking to retain Southwest Dubois School Board seat

Michael Broeker announced he is running for re-election to the District 1 seat he has held on the Southwest Dubois County School Board. The district covers voting precincts 1, 2 and 3 in Patoka Township. The incumbent is being challenged by Jennifer Thacker. Broeker has held the seat since his election in 2012. “I am wanting to continue […]

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Bretzville collision injures two

A head-on collision at Bretzville Junction sent two people to the hospital Monday evening. According to the Dubois County Sheriff’s Department, 84-year-old Walter M. Vaal of Ferdinand was westbound on State Road 64 in a 1994 Pontiac Grand Prix waiting to turn left onto State Road 162 at about 6:54 p.m. Because of the time […]

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