Best Home Furnishings debuts 15 new collections

Best Home Furnishings recently introduced 15 new upholstery collections at the most recent High Point Market, which is the largest furnishings industry trade show in the world. These new trend-setting items for the home included a well-balanced offering of swivel chairs, reclining groups, recliners and stationary sofa collections.  In total, 225 new options and product […]

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Disruption at local factory leads to arrest

A Huntingburg man was arrested after allegedly making some disturbing statements at MasterBrand Cabinets, 264 West 9th, in Ferdinand Wednesday. According to police, they were called to the incident at about 1:22 p.m. The 20-year-old man was located in the office waiting room when police arrived. Witnesses, employees at MasterBrand, told police that the man […]

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Jasper Carson’s to close as part of bankruptcy liquidation

The Jasper Carson’s will close as part of a bankruptcy auction that was approved Wednesday. The stores owner, Bon-Ton, will begin liquidation sales at all stores soon, the company announced in a press release. In the statement, Bill Tracy, president and CEO, said, “While we are disappointed by this outcome and tried very hard to identify […]

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Bridge work to start in Jasper area

The Indiana Department of Transportation announces lane closures for two bridges in Jasper and the surrounding area beginning on or around Thursday, May 3. Crews will be simultaneously working on the State Road 162 bridge over the Straight River near Maltersville as well as the State Road 164 bridge over the Patoka River in Jasper. Both […]

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Coleman promoted at Superior Ag

Superior Ag announced the promotion of Ryan Coleman as Safety & Compliance Manager. Coleman began his career with Superior Ag’s SynEnergy Division in 2014 where he served as an LPSR, managing the propane department. Coleman has more than ten years of management experience. He has managed county safety programs through Pike County Highway Department, Emergency Management […]

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Hotrods visiting Jasper Sunday as part of road tour

The 3rd Annual Cars N Cones Roadtour kickoff party will be held this Sunday, April 22 at the RideTech facilities at 350 S. St. Charles Street in Jasper. The sold-out tour begins in Jasper this year and travels through Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, and ends in Raleigh, North Carolina on Thursday, April 26. Each day of the event will […]

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Pair arrested after traffic stop

Huntingburg police arrested a man and a woman after allegedly locating drugs and paraphernalia during a traffic stop last Thursday. Huntingburg Police Department Narcotics Officer Rusty Drew conducted a traffic stop at 3 p.m. on a Dodge Durango for allegedly speeding on the 600 block of West First Street. After making contact with the driver, an […]

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Wanted man arrested with guns, ammunition after cutting ankle monitor off

Dubois County deputies arrested a man after an extensive search when he cut his ankle monitor off. David Templin, 31, Tell City, was charged last month in Perry County with misdemeanor counts of impersonating an officer, resisting law enforcement, unlawful use of a police radio and obstruction of emergency medical personnel. Dubois County law enforcement […]

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Beware of distracted driving dangers

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month and local law enforcement authorities are residents it is illegal to type, transmit or read e-mail or text messages on a communication device while driving. Police in most states may now write traffic tickets for texting while driving. “Distraction is one of the most common, preventable causes of […]

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Intimate acoustic concert at reopened Astra Theatre (listen to some of his music here)

Pokey LaFarge to Perform Intimate Solo Acoustic Set at the Historic Astra Theatre in October American musician Pokey LaFarge will perform a solo acoustic set at the historic Astra Theatre on Saturday, October 6, 2018. Doors for this intimate performance will open at 6:30 p.m., a yet-to-be-determined opener will perform at 7:30 p.m. and LaFarge will take to […]

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Don’t fall for the “Grandparents Scam”

Tom woke up to the phone ringing insistently. Answering, he heard a voice that claimed to be his grandson. The voice claiming to be his grandson said he had been in an accident and had been injured which is why his voice sounded weird. The person also told Tom that he was in jail and […]

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