Memorial Day Services will be held over the weekend. Everyone is invited to attend these services to honor our veterans. Saturday At 10:00, The Dubois County Veterans Council will honor deceased veteran Bob Stemle and hear Staff Sergeant Eric Vonderheide, Company Human Resource Manager with the Indiana National Guard Station at the Jasper National Guard Armory speak. The annual […]
Three people, including the mother, are now accused in the molestation of a 4-year-old girl in Jasper. On Wednesday, police arrested Robert D. Blanford, 24, of 1039 Edward St. Jasper, for several charges stemming from an investigation into the molestation of the child living in his home. Mr. Blanford was charged with a Level 1 felony […]
The annual observance of Memorial Day by the Dubois County Veterans Council will be Saturday, May 28, beginning at 10 a.m. on the west side of the Dubois County Courthouse in Jasper at the Veteran’s Memorial and Fountain. All veterans organizations of Dubois County will be represented and all veterans who passed away in the […]
With the near completion of the Dubois County Communication’s upgrade, the county’s 12 fire departments were facing some unexpected expenses after the council declined to pay last month. According to Emergency Management Agency Director Tammy Humbert, after the communication’s upgrade was complete, they realized the department’s radios would have to be reprogrammed for the new […]
The Dubois County Sheriff’s Department arrested Robert D. Blanford, 24, of 1049 Edward St., Jasper, Tuesday on charges of child molestation. According to authorities, they were asked to assist the Dubois County Circuit Court Probation officers during a home search for Blanford who is on probation for sexual battery. Probate officers suspected he was violating his […]
The County Council seemed reluctant to join the City of Jasper in the Courthouse Square renovation project. Jasper Councilman John Bell, who is also president of the Jasper Redevelopment Commission, and Andy Seger, who serves on the redevelopment commission and is president of the Jasper Economic Development Commission, both addressed the Dubois County Council seeking […]
About 50 people stopped in to view plans and ask questions about the Courthouse Square renovation plans Tuesday evening. Below are some of the aesthetic details of the renovation and images as they were presented last night. As the city continues to move forward with the project, comments can be left on a special website […]
In a bit of good news, the Fourth Street Water Main project is running a bit ahead of schedule and should be completed by the end of the first full week of June. During the utility updates, Water Superintendent Gregg Miller announced that the 4th Street Water Main replacement project is proceeding a little bit […]
The general public is invited to attend an open house meeting to learn more about the Dubois County Courthouse Square street improvement and revitalization project. Representatives from the City of Jasper and Rundell Ernstberger, the design firm, will be available to share proposed design ideas and answer questions. The Open House will take place on […]
The Greater Consolidated Jasper School Corporation has several major projects to be completed this summer. Clerk of the Works Scott Stenftenagel of the Stenftenagel Group told the board that the three main projects for the summers months will be started next week after classes are dismissed for the summer. Those projects include the air handler […]
The City of Jasper is seeking to team up with county government officials to potentially land $1.5 million for redeveloping the Courthouse Square. Last week, Jasper’s Common Council and Dubois County Commissioners were informed of the plans to leverage funding from the recent allocation of local option income taxes (LOIT) that the state had held […]
The Southwest Dubois County School Corporation Board of Directors will hold a special meeting Friday, May 27 at 8 a.m. to consider hiring two new personnel. The board will consider an individual for the position of principal at Huntingburg Elementary School and another individual for a social worker position in the elementary school. The Huntingburg […]
State police arrested Washington man on 10 criminal charges and recovered numerous types of narcotics and 31 firearms during a drug investigation Sunday morning. Early Sunday morning, Trooper Mitch Wier began an investigation into possible drug activity at 1776 Maxwell Avenue in Washington. Trooper Wier applied for a search warrant through the Daviess County Circuit […]
Heath Hamilton, Patoka River NWR wildlife specialist, along with Refuge volunteers, begin dismantling the pier at Snakey Point Marsh. The existing pier will be replaced by a larger, handicap accessible, floating pier this summer. Photo provided.
The Jasper Farmers’ Market will begin the 2016 season on Saturday, May 28th, from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on the green North of the Jasper Train Depot. The market first opened in 2005 to provide a source of income to local producers, fresh and local produce to customers, and to a gathering place to create […]
In conjunction with the Wastewater Department force main pipe installation project, the intersection at 8th and Van Buren Streets will be closed tomorrow, May 20, 2016. Please plan to use an alternate route.