ROI invites Indiana Uplands residents to participate in housing survey

Regional Opportunity Initiatives, Inc. (ROI), is encouraging interested citizens to share their impressions and opinions about the current housing market in the Indiana Uplands. The Uplands includes Brown, Crawford, Daviess, Dubois, Greene, Lawrence, Martin, Monroe, Orange, Owen, and Washington Counties. To participate in the study, complete the online survey regarding your perceptions of the current […]

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Letter: Riverview a win-win for area

Thank you to all who attended the Indiana Department of Environmental Management’s public hearing regarding the agency’s proposed air permit for Riverview Energy’s innovative direct coal-hydrogenation project in Dale, Ind. After nearly a year of informal community sessions conducted by a small group of well-meaning, but misinformed opponents, the hearing was a productive step in getting concerns and comments out […]

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Letter: IDEM has failed to satisfy its obligations in coal-to-diesel

We believe it’s one of just a couple of coal plants of any kind being proposed now in the U.S. that has a good chance of being built. Earthjustice and other organizations have just called on Indiana to reject the Spencer County plant and have submitted a letter/official comment that explains, “‘The ‘Riverview’ development would […]

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Lego train model on display at Museum

On Saturday, December 15, 10-4pm, all are invited to come see the Christmas LEGO Model Train at the museum. Donnie and Lori Richardson will return to the museum with their model train set made entirely of LEGOs.  Also that day, the museum volunteers will present a 10:30 a.m. storytime for the children with a trains/LEGOs […]

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State development corporation recognizes GAB for small business loans

German American Bank’s utilization of the US SBA 504 loan program for small businesses was recognized by Indiana Statewide Certified Development Corporation at its annual meeting. German American tied with First Merchants for the most SBA 504 loan approved in 2018. German American had six loans approved for small businesses in its communities. At the […]

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4-H Night at Jasper Library

The Purdue Extension will host a 4-H Night at the Jasper Public Library Tuesday, December 18, 2018, from 5 to 7 p.m. Youth and families are invited to come and learn more about projects and activities that can be done through 4-H. The event will feature activities based on the forestry and wildlife projects. Youth […]

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Stop sign being removed at Progress Parkway (overpass) and Chestnut Street

This Friday, December 14, 2018, the street department will be removing stop signs on Progress Parkway and 14th Street at Chestnut Street. The stop signs were added to allow the public to acclimate to the new overpass intersection with Chestnut Street. Chestnut Street will continue to be a two-way stop, and Progress Parkway/14th Street will become thru-traffic.

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Crisis Connection to host talk about dating violence

Crisis Connection, Inc. is pleased to sponsor a community conversation surrounding teen dating and breakup violence through the Ashley Doolittle Foundation. The Ashley Doolittle Foundation was formed to take a stand against Teen Dating Violence. On June 9, 2016, Ashley Doolittle, who had just turned 18 was murdered by her ex-boyfriend within a week after […]

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Bombers season tickets on sale now

Dubois County Bombers season tickets for the 2019 season are available for purchase. Prices remain the same as last year. Give the gift of a great time.  Just in time for Christmas. Season tickets are good for all home games at League Stadium, including playoff games.  With 9 teams in the Ohio Valley League, the Bombers […]

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Christmas classic comes to Jasper Arts Center December 14th

A Christmas Carol will be presented by Jasper Community Arts at the Jasper Arts Center this Friday, December 14, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. A powerful story of redemption, Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, has enchanted audiences the world over with its simple message of Holiday joy. Ebenezer Scrooge, that most unrepentant and miserly of fellows, is […]

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