The Jasper Common Council will hold a public hearing regarding changes to the Jasper Electric Utility Rate structure at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, December 20, 2017.
Dubois County deputies are investigating a hit-and-run that occurred in the parking lot of Happy Hour, 6679 E. State Road 164, Celestine, Sunday, December 10, 2017. Deputies responded to the incident at about 6:45 p.m. Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact the Dubois County Sheriff’s Department at 812-482-3522.
Deputies made an arrest Saturday after a vehicle left the scene of a crash that occurred on U.S. 231 south of Huntingburg. According to authorities, Hector Velasquez, 22, of Indianapolis, was northbound on U.S. 231 in a 2005 Nissan Altima in the southbound lane at about 10:22 p.m. He later told police he did not […]
A man arrested in 2016 for intimidating a small church south of Birdseye by firing guns in view of the church congregation was found guilty of two counts of Level 5 felony intimidation and two misdemeanor counts of disorderly conduct in court today. Josh McBride, of 8042 South State Road 145, was originally charged with […]
The Dubois County Sheriff’s Department issued five citations, 63 warnings—34 for speeding—and made three arrests over a 24-day period that included the Thanksgiving weekend. “Why do we enforce traffic laws? There is only one reason—to save lives,” said Sgt. Tim Lampert. “Anyone who responds to a severe crash, or notifies a next of kin, simply […]
Jasper Mayor Terry Seitz is inviting members of the public to enroll in the City’s second Jasper Citizens Academy class in 2018. The Jasper Citizens Academy is open to anyone high school age or older and will meet on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday evening of the month from February through May. “Our initial Jasper […]
The Republican Party is a voluntary association of people who share similar views of government and politics. These people may join together to recruit candidates, raise money, advocate on public issues, walk in parades, visit their neighbors to ask for and give information or work at the polls on Election Day. They may not do […]
Many folks bring beloved houseplants indoors during the winter months, but even with the greenest thumb keeping plants growing in a home can be a challenge. Here are some tips to help your plants survive until their return trip outdoors in the spring. Light – Light levels can drop up to 50% indoors due to […]
A crashed semi truck led to the arrest of the driver for allegedly operating under the influence and attempting to escape. Huntingburg police responded to the report of an International flatbed on its side in a ditch on County Road 200 West near Sunset Driver at about 5:13 p.m. on Thursday. Police met with the […]
The City of Jasper will revise the flood zone hazard information, generally located between St. Charles Street and Rolling Ridge Road along Jasper Drain from the mouth of the stream to the upstream side of the St. Charles Street Bridge. As a result of the revision, the floodway shall be correctly aligned with the stream, the […]
Learn how to help a family member, friend, co-worker or neighbor in need. Get trained in Mental Health First Aid. Training dates for Mental Health First Aid USA for the public will take place in Dubois County on: January 23 and 24, 2018 from 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. ** must attend both days March […]
Dubois County deputies arrested a Birdseye resident after a pursuit ended in a crash Thursday morning. Due to several complaints of illegal drug activity, thefts, burglaries and driving violations in that part of the county, deputies have increased patrols in the area. While patrolling there this morning, a deputy noticed an older model Chevrolet pickup traveling […]
Deputies will be stepping up their presence at Bretzville Junction in the morning and afternoon to deter drivers from running the traffic light there. The department has received several complaints about vehicles running the light at the intersection of State Road 162 and State Road 64 between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. and […]
With the backlash that occurred on social media and through personal messages, the Greater Jasper Consolidated School board unanimously decided to rename the school Jasper Elementary School. The board met in a special meeting held at the Jasper High School community room with about 75 members of the community in attendance, Tuesday evening. Board president […]
Police say proper child restraints prevented three children from suffering serious injuries in a two-vehicle crash that shut down State Road 162 for about half an hour Wednesday morning. Officers responded to the crash near the intersection of County Road 700 South at about 6:43 a.m. According to authorities, Steven T. Duncan, 49, of English, was […]
Cops and Kids is an annual shopping trip sponsored through the local Fraternal Order of Police in which members of the local law enforcement branches come together to shop with children involved in First Steps through TRICAP. During the event, children are paired with officers who take them through Walmart to pick out clothing and […]