Scenic Hills residents get a ride about awareness

The staff and residents of Scenic Hills Care Center in Ferdinand enjoyed motorcycle rides last week. Trilogy the parent company for Scenic Hills hosted a Diabetes Awareness Ride in which motorcyclists stopped by the campus and provided rides for the residents while educating on diabetes. Photos submitted.

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Dubois man charged with battering 2-month-old

An investigation into numerous severe injuries to a 2-month-old child ended Friday with the arrest of a Dubois man. On August 29, 2017, Detective Brock Werne received a complaint from Memorial Hospital in Jasper regarding a 2-month-old child that was brought in with multiple injuries. Medical staff informed Werne and Detective Sergeant Juli Schnell that […]

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Daughters of the American Revolution seeking Columbus essays

The Dubois County Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution invites all Dubois County high school students to enter the 2017-2018 Christopher Columbus Essay Contest. Students are invited to submit an essay of 800 to 1,200 words on the topic,“Advantages and Disadvantages of Working Relationships Between Foreign Parties.”  Christopher Columbus, an Italian, […]

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Jasper police seeking hit-and-run pickup truck

The Jasper Police Department is asking the public for assistance in locating a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run crash at the Schnitzelbank Restaurant Thursday afternoon. According to police, a dark-colored (possibly charcoal gray or black) Chevrolet S10 pickup truck was involved in a crash near the restaurant at about 5:45 p.m. Witnesses told police the […]

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A sign seems to indicate a brighter future for Staples as the national chain closes physical locations across the country.

Survey asks Jasper residents what stores they want

With the closure of a large box store in Jasper and trouble on the horizon for several other national chains, the Jasper Chamber of Commerce has formed a group to examine the retail market atmosphere in the area to guide future business development. Comprised of Chamber members, town leaders and shopping center owners, the group has taken its […]

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Jasper streets to close for surfacing work

Jasper—The Jasper Street Dept. along with contractor Pavement Solutions will be closing several streets (see included list) over the course of the next 2 weeks for micro-surfacing. These closing will begin on Monday, September 25. All residents will be notified the day prior to their street being closed and will be required to have all vehicles removed from the street […]

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Huntingburg celebrates Washington Street reconstruction project

Following historic investments in Indiana’s infrastructure, the City of Huntingburg celebrated the recent improvements on Washington Street. The Washington Street Reconstruction Project was completed in order to improve safety, resolve congestive traffic in the area, and provide connectivity to both minor and major collector roads. The Washington Street Reconstruction Project consisted of 1,410 feet of reconstructed […]

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Excessive speed leads to drug and weapons charges

Spencer County— A traffic stop for reckless speeds on Interstate 64 Wednesday afternoon led to two men being jailed on drug and weapons charges. At 12:38 p.m. Wednesday, Master Trooper Randy Neighbors was patrolling Interstate 64 when he observed a silver 2016 Chevrolet Cruze driving eastbound at 101 miles per hour. As Neighbors was attempting to pull […]

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GAB official named chairman of Indiana Banking Association

German American Bankcorp announced Clay W. Ewing, president, chief banking officer and secretary to the board of directors, was elected 2018 chairman of the board of directors of the Indiana Bankers Association (IBA). Ewing currently serves the IBA as first vice chairman and was elected to his new position at the association’s annual business meeting […]

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Special funding for local roads tops $2.4 million

Governor Eric J. Holcomb and INDOT Commissioner Joe McGuinness visited Jasper to announce 396 Indiana cities, towns and counties received a combined $150 million in state-matching funds for local road projects through the Next Level Roads: Community Crossings Initiative. The full list of communities receiving matching funds was released this afternoon following the first in a series of presentations being held around the […]

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Huntingburg Herbstfest kicks off Thursday night

The 37th Huntingburg Herbstfest officially kicks off Thursday evening at the Huntingburg City Park. Along with the stellar array of food booths, crafts, musical performances and rides, this year’s fest has added a new event and brought back a favorite. Saturday morning, local gym Iron Paradise will be hosting a strongman competition featuring five feats […]

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