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Christine Golden is spending some time writing up thank you notes to the many volunteers that helped to get the Jasper Library referendum passed.

Jasper Library Director: Right where she belongs

The weekend after 8-year-old Christine Sigler moved to Seventh Street in Jasper from Chrisney, her mother, Teresa, brought her to the Jasper Public Library. That day, Elaine Streicher handed Christine her first Jasper Public Library Card. Elaine still works at the library but these days, Christine, 35 and married to Justin Golden, is the library […]

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Texas Tenors at Jasper Arts Center this Saturday

The Texas Tenors will perform Deep in the Heart of Christmas at the Jasper Arts Center on Saturday, December 10th at 7:30 p.m. The trio features Marcus Collins, J.C. Fisher, John Hagen and The 3 Bottle Band. With their Emmy Award winning PBS special now airing across the country, and Billboard chart-topping albums; it’s easy […]

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Two arrested in Jasper theft investigation

Jasper police arrested two people for multiple counts after responding to a theft from a private residence early Monday morning. Police were called to the residence where the theft occurred at about 12:25 a.m. During the investigation, officers were led to 108.5 E. Eighth Street where they found a female resident, Jessica M. Messmer, 25, […]

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Birdseye man loses life in house fire

A 19-year-old Birdseye resident died in a house fire near Petersburg Saturday at about 5 a.m. CDT. Damian McBride died in the fire that also took the life of his dog, Zander. The fire occurred at 5178 West Pike County Road 150N. The Petersburg Volunteer Fire Department was joined by Union and Patoka township volunteer […]

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Police seeking info on Jasper Moose burglary

The Jasper Police Department is investigating a burglary that occurred early this morning at the Jasper Moose Lodge, 2507 Newton Street. Anyone with any information about the burglary that occurred between 3:30 and 5:00 a.m. is asked to call the department at 812-482-2255 or at the anonymous tip line at 812-481-2677 (COPS).

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At least 5 things going on this weekend; December 2 through 4

Friday Jasper O’Tannenbaum Days begins Carolling, carriage rides, special shopping deals, artisans, a craft show, Santa Claus in his special house and so much more. O’Tannenbaum Days celebrates the Christmas season in Jasper Jasper Arts Reception for Brian Mark and Sandra Bell Krempp Gallery, inside the Jasper Arts Center, on south Third Avenue will feature […]

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Off-duty deputy breaks up Walmart scuffle

An off-duty Dubois County Sheriff’s Deputy stepped in to break up a fracas in Walmart Thursday night. Jasper police were called to the store at about 10:45 p.m. for the report of an altercation between two men. When they arrived, Deputy Jesus Monarrez informed them he had witnessed the altercation between Nathan L. Phillips, 24, […]

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Deer carcass found thrown in Jasper Sports Complex landscaping

Indiana Conservation Officers are reaching out to the public to attempt to identify who left a deer carcass thrown in the landscaping of the Jasper Sports Complex. If you know the responsible party please contact 1-800-847-4367 or message the District 7 Facebook Page. “We would love to discuss alternate waste removal options with the responsible […]

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Santa Claus Postmark now available

The special Santa Claus holiday postmark is now available at the Santa Claus Post Office. This famous small-town post office is the only one in the world with the Santa Claus name and receives over 400,000 pieces of mail in December. The Santa Claus Post Office has offered the special postmark every holiday season since […]

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Republicans to caucus to fill vacancy

A caucus of Republican Precinct Committeepersons will be held on Tuesday, December 13th to fill a vacancy in the office of Madison Township Trustee created by the resignation of Cathy “Kitty” Merkley, Merkley will assume the office as Dubois County Treasurer on January 1, 2107. Dubois County Republican Party Chairman Don Hayes will chair the caucus. […]

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Santa Claus teen escapes serious injuries in car crash

A passing motorist and first responder helped a Santa Claus teen after witnessing him crash on Club Road south of St. Anthony Wednesday afternoon. Zachary D. Bulleit, 18, of South Sled Run, told deputies he lost control of the 2006 Toyota Corolla he was driving when he overcorrected after running of the east side of […]

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O’Tannenbaum Days celebrates the Christmas season in Jasper

The City of Jasper is all decked out in readiness for O’Tannenbaum Days Friday, Saturday and Sunday, December 2nd through 4th. So what, exactly, is a Tannenbaum? In German, Tannenbaum is the Christmas Tree traditionally set up and decorated on Christmas Eve, usually either a fir or spruce. Decorations might include tinsel, glass balls or straw ornaments and […]

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JASPER Driveline Division wraps up successful 2016 racing season

2016 was another highly successful season for the Driveline Division of Jasper Engines & Transmissions. All told, six of the top eight drivers in the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series final points standings drove cars equipped with JASPER products. Sprint Cup Series cars equipped with JASPER products accounted for 23 wins, 93 top-five finishes, 170 top-ten finishes, […]

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Huntingburg VFW meeting minutes

During a recent meeting, Huntingburg VFW Post 2366 and Auxiliary have decided to hold their monthly steak dinners again. On the first Saturday of the month, the VFW will host the steak dinners from 5 to 8 p.m. The dinners are $15 and is open to the public. Also discussed was the upcoming Auxiliary Christmas Party to […]

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Police find 78 baggies of marijuana during traffic stop

Indiana State Police seized 78 grams of marijuana while conducting a traffic stop near Loogootee Sunday evening. According to authorities, Trooper Andrew Beaver was patrolling U.S. 50 near Loogootee at about 8:27 p.m. when he observed a vehicle driving over the posted speed limit. Beaver stopped the car and met with the driver, 18-year-old Thor A. King […]

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Playground would be considered adventure areas featuring natural structures of wood and rock where kids could create their own ideas of play.

The Parklands expansion finalized

Dubois County Community Foundation has completed the purchase of a 25-acre addition to The Parklands thanks to funding assistance from the Bicentennial Nature Trust and local philanthropic support. The newly acquired property represents a 50 percent expansion of the existing 50-acre park. Here are plans for the park. The Parklands plans revealed; features additional 25 acres of […]

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