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Huntingburg police seeking stolen car

Huntingburg — Huntingburg police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a car stolen from the Huntingburg Event Center parking lot today at 4:17 p.m. According to police, someone stole a white 2011 4-door Honda Accord from the parking lot and was last seen headed south. The car had a Kentucky license plate, 137NBP. […]

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Teenage girl involved in fatal ATV accident

Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a fatal ATV accident that occurred on private property near Paoli this evening. Bailey Carty, 16, of Paoli, was pronounced dead by the Orange County Coroner’s Office after being found underneath an overturned ATV that she had been riding in the 2700 block of East County Road 100N. Carty had […]

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The new Holy Trinity Catholic School students filed out of the St. Joseph Parish Center after the announcement.

New Catholic school system announced

Holy Trinity Catholic School will open in the fall of 2015 to serve all of Dubois County. A post about the continued reorganization of the parishes plus question and answers is here. The announcement was made at a special convocation at the St. Joseph Parish Center in Jasper last week. Also announced was the new […]

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Jasper High School students earn top scholastic honors

Jasper high School seniors Cody Jacob and Nicholas Monesmith have been named Commended Students in the 2015 Nation Merit Scholarship Program. More than 1.5 million students nationwide entered the 2015 competition. Students PSAT scores establish the basis for determining commendations and scholarships. The scores achieved by Jacob and Nick placed them in approximately the top […]

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Bobcat bandit doesn’t remember anything

A Florida man used a Bobcat Loader to break a glass door of the Dubois County Division of Family Services, 695 W. 2nd Street, Jasper, Thursday morning. According to police, they received a complaint of a man driving a Bobcat Loader down 2nd Street from Clay Street at about 2:05 a.m. The man was knocking […]

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Cannelton woman killed in near head-on crash

Ferdinand — A near head-on crash this afternoon north of Ferdinand claimed the life of a Cannelton, Ind., woman. Brandon W. Chamberlain, 23, Huntingburg, was traveling northbound on State Road 162 in a white 2012 Ford F-350 SuperCrew pick-up truck at about 3:02 p.m. For an unknown reason, Chamberlain traveled left of center, striking a southbound […]

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School board supports turf traction

The new turf for the Jerry Brewer Alumni Stadium passed another hurdle at the Jasper Consolidated School Board meeting Monday. “The overall project is large in scope, but we feel like we can certainly garner enough interest in private funding to put in a turf field by next year.” Jasper Football Booster Club president Richard […]

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Woman arrested after attempting to steal $966 in merchandise

The Jasper Police Department arrested a Jasper woman after she was allegedly caught attempting to take $966.10 worth of merchandise from the Jasper Walmart without paying. According to authorities, they were called to the Walmart, 4040 Newton Street, at abotu 12:48 p.m. on Tuesday in reference to 31-year-old Tessa L. Zehr, of Canterbury Court, attempting […]

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Guidelines after a boil water order is lifted

The Boil Order has been lifted from the City of Jasper and Town of Ireland. Here are details from the Dubois County Health Department on how to proceed. The safety of water cannot be judged by color, odor, and taste. General Public Guidelines: Flush all water lines.  Run cold water for at least 5 minutes; […]

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Bret Kuebler, a lineman with the Jasper Electric Department, assisted Bernie Messmer with filling gallon jugs of water at at hydrant supplied by the Patoka Lake Regional Sewer and Water District through the Dubois utility.

(Updated) Boil order for Ireland and Jasper continues

Update 2 p.m. Thursday Jasper Gas and Water Manager Ernie Hinkle reported the Indiana Department of Environmental Management has given the go-ahead for the plant to begin producing water again. The city will begin flushing water Thursday afternoon around 2:30, according to Hinkle. The first in a series of tests of the new water coming […]

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Dubois County Solid Wast recycles 10,300 lbs of tires

Over 10,500 lbs. of tires was recycled at the Dubois County Solid Waste District’s Tire Recycling Day on Monday, September 15th. Residents from around the county brought in their tires to be recycled instead of being a fire hazard and a breeding area for disease-carrying mosquitoes on their properties. For more information on other items […]

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