The stone cross on the neighbor's property is in view from the pews of the Anderson Valley Christian Church.

Man convicted for intimidating Birdseye church

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 […]

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Sheriff’s department releases holiday patrol results

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 […]

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Purdue Extension Does: Winter houseplant care

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 […]

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Crash near Huntingburg lands truck driver in jail

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 […]

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Flood zone along St. Charles to be revised

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 […]

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Extra patrol leads to pursuit, crash and arrest on drug charges

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 […]

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Greg Schnarr read a prepared statement to the Jasper School Board Tuesday night at a special meeting held to reconsider the naming of the new elementary school.

Jasper Elementary School: Name change reflects public sentiment

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 […]

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Crash near Ferdinand sends 5 to hospital, closes highway

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 […]

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Cops and Kids 2017

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 […]

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Substance Abuse Council seeking nomination for officers and representatives

The  Dubois County Substance Abuse Council is now accepting nominations for officers and representatives for 2018. Persons interested in running for a position with the Dubois County Substance Abuse Council need to send a letter of interest or letter of nomination by December 22, 2017, 12 p.m. to Jim McFaul, Chair, Once nominations are received, absentee voting begins January 2, 2018, at 8 a.m. and ends […]

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Memorial Hospital’s Wound Care Program Receives Recertification

Memorial Hospital’s Wound Care Center in Huntingburg again earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Wound Care Certification. The Gold Seal of Approval is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care. The Wound Care Center, located at 507 East 19th Street in Huntingburg, became the first […]

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