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Huntingburg Council: Stellar steps moving forward

Huntingburg earned the Stellar Community designation in August but the planning is still a continuing process. Mayor Denny Spinner, planning director Paul Lake, Communications and Community Development director Rachel Steckler, Indiana 15 Regional Planning executive director Lisa Gehlhausen, CWC Latitudes, INC. president Ed Curtin, and a representative from the Lt. Governor’s office attended meetings held […]

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Meth, arson arrest made in restaurant fire investigation

Jasper police arrested Braxton J. Cannon, 24, of Perry Street, Vincennes, for allegedly setting a fire at the Rally’s restaurant in Jasper. According to authorities, the Jasper Police Department and Jasper Fire Department responded to the report of a fire inside the restaurant at 11:29 a.m. Thursday. When they arrived, officers and firefighters noted the […]

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Only a million fans from success

Is the next big YouTube tech reviewer a junior sitting in pre-calculus at Northeast Dubois right now? Is he the guy that has been cooking at Happy Hour in Celestine for the past two and a half years and runs cross country for the high school? Maybe; anything is possible with the equalizing effect of […]

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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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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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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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At least 5 things to do this weekend – October 17-19

Friday Night of Appetizers The Greater Downtown Jasper Business Association is hosting the Night Of Appetizers from 5-8 p.m. The event features wine tasting and music in the Astra Theatre. Businesses will feature specials. The Addams Family at Jasper High School The Jasper High School performing arts students present the musical, The Addams Family. Shows […]

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