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French Lick Resort reports credit card information taken

French Lick, Ind. –  The historic French Lick Resort reported that an internal investigation revealed guests to the resort may have had their credit card information stolen. Any visitors to the French Lick and West Baden hotels as well as the casino between April 23, 2014 and January 21, 2015 who used a credit card may […]

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Habig not convinced on artificial turf

Greater Jasper School Board President Nancy Habig wants the board to truly consider the potential health and financial impacts a new artificial turf football field will have on the students and school corporation if plans to install one move forward. Habig took some time at Monday’s meeting to voice her concerns over the board’s decision […]

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County Council meeting: January 26, 2015

In a short meeting, the Dubois County Council moved through several administrative tasks Monday afternoon. They approved a change order for the flooring in the bathroom remodeling project at the Dubois County Community Corrections. The contractor on the job, Seufert Construction, recommended a different epoxy for the flooring than was specified in the bid  packages. […]

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Rural Holland couple victim of telephone scam

Holland — Deputies were notified that a couple had been scammed by an individual purporting to be their own grandson Monday morning. According to authorities, an individual pretending to be the couple’s grandson contacted them for help. They were told their grandson had been jailed in Mexico City on drug charges and needed $1,188 to bond […]

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Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari in Minecraft user Wolfstrike150 uploaded this video that takes viewers on a tour of his Minecraft version of Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari. He explains in the video that it took him over three months to create the theme park. In case you didn’t know, Minecraft is a super-popular sandbox video game — you can do anything you want, […]

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Ferdinand police vehicle hit; authorities seeking suspect

Dubois County deputies and Ferdinand officers are asking for help from the public to locate a vehicle that ran into the rear of a Ferdinand Police Department vehicle. According to authorities, they responded to an accident involving the Ferdinand department’s 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee at about 1:50 a.m. Witnesses of the accident that occurred at […]

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Huntingburg Council: Clarifies lock box proposal and explores solar panel park

The Huntingburg Council clarified some issues with a potential new ordinance requiring lock boxes on commercial buildings. Mayor Denny Spinner told the council he had heard concerns from residents regarding the proposed ordinance brought to the council by Councilman Glen Kissling late last year. “I’ve received a couple comments, several inquiries from the community about this,” […]

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Pair arrested for theft connected to Christmas Eve crime

Jasper — A pair arrested Thursday for allegedly shoplifting at Walmart were connected to another shoplifting incident that occurred Christmas Eve. According to authorities, store personnel stopped Todd A. Howard, 43, and Nicole L. King, 29, both of Rumbach Drive, at about 11:57 a.m. when they attempted to leave the store without paying for food, alcohol, […]

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Jasper Council: Wastewater rates to go up

The Jasper Common Council met Wednesday night and approved an ordinance (2014-30) to raise wastewater rates in the city. The original recommendation came from the Utility Service Board on December 15th. Since the last rate study took place about two years ago, it was time to re-visit the rates again. During the December 15 meeting, […]

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Ferdinand 175th commemorative long rifle to be auctioned

A one-of-a-kind collector’s custom Kentucky Long Rifle built by Ferdinand native Marvin Kemper will be up for bid as a fund raiser for the Ferdinand 175th Celebration. The Kentucky long rifle will include a number of details to convey the fact it is a Kemper gun (ie; stock architecture, patchbox design). When Marvin was asked […]

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Woman arrested for insurance fraud

Huntingburg police arrested a woman after an insurance fraud investigation revealed she allegedly used a false identity while receiving medical treatment. The incidents were recorded as far back as June of 2012. The Huntingburg Police Department launched the investigation in October after receiving a report from an insurance company involving someone going by the name […]

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Thorough investigation captures alleged sexual predator

A cleaning lady at a Ferdinand hotel was surprised to find videos featuring naked teen girls showering and using the restroom on a Secure Digital “SD” card she found on a special camera pen. According to court documents, the cleaning lady promptly reported the video to the Perry County Sheriff’s Department on December 4, 2014. […]

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Judge Weikert named first recipient of Sr. M. Adrian Davis Leadership Award

Former Dubois County Circuit Court Judge William Weikert was named the first recipient of the Sister M. Adrian Davis, LCM, Leadership Award. The perpetual award was established in honor of Sr. M. Adrian Davis, LCM, and her leadership as Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center’s Chairperson of the Board. She also served as the hospital president/CEO […]

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Toxicology results released in fatal Jasper fire

Dubois County Coroner Bob Veatch released the toxicology results of the three individuals who perished in a fire on 3rd Avenue the day before Thanksgiving. According to the reports all three individuals — 20-year-old Alex Snedeker, 20-year-old Lindsey D. Parsley and her son, 3-year-old Robert Parsley — living in the upstairs apartment had drugs present in their […]

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