Memorial Hospital nationally recognized with presidential award

Memorial Hospital and Heath Care Center is one of five organizations being recognized with a Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award, a presidential award for excellence for organizations and businesses in their respective industries. The Baldrige Award is the only formal recognition of the performance excellence of both public and private U.S. organizations given by the […]

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Letter: Election thank you

Please accept this letter as an expression of my deepest appreciation for the election news coverage you provided during the District 74 State House of Representatives race. Your coverage helped deliver timely and important news to the residents of Crawford, Dubois, Orange, Perry and Spencer Counties. I also want to thank the 10,355 residents who […]

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Jasper Christmas Decorating contest

The Jasper Jaycees and the Jasper Chamber of Commerce are hosting the Outdoor Home/Christmas Decorating and Lighting Contest for Jasper residents. The contest is open to all residents of Jasper and those living within one mile of the city limits. Past response to the contest has been tremendous and former entries are encouraged to enter […]

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Huntingburg man killed in I-64 crash

A Huntingburg man was killed when the car he was driving crashed into a tow truck on Interstate 64 Tuesday afternoon. According to the Warrick County Sheriff’s Department, Jonathan Alcantar-Ramirez, 21, Huntingburg, was westbound near the 38.5-mile marker just east of the Lynnville exit at 5:15 p.m. when his vehicle struck a tow-truck attempting to […]

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Study: Go big on the bird: Turkey prices at 10-year low

Consumers heading to grocery stores this Thanksgiving will find many reasons to give thanks. Jayson Lusk, distinguished professor and department head of Purdue’s Department of Agricultural Economics, said estimated turkey prices will ring in at a 10-year low around $1.45 per pound. The price of Thanksgiving staples will be on par with, if not lower than, […]

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Duff Siren testing to take place Thursday

An update has been completed on the Duff siren and will be tested on Thursday, November 15, 2018. The test will be held throughout the day with no specific time given. Please note if you hear the Duff Siren on Thursday that it is just a test and a test only. If you have any questions please feel […]

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‘Loving Vincent’ film screening at The Art Factory

The Art Factory, 403 E. 4th St., is hosting a screening of ‘Loving Vincent’ at 7 p.m. Monday, November 19, 2018. This Academy Award-nominated animated biopic transforms Dutch master Vincent van Gogh’s artworks into the world’s first entirely hand-painted feature film. It weaves nearly 130 of the artist’s iconic paintings into a detective story that […]

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Jasper honored at annual Indiana Chamber meeting

Tuesday evening at the Indiana Chamber of Commerce Annual Membership Meeting in Indianapolis the City of Jasper was honored as the “Community of the Year”. The city was announced as the recipient at a special event earlier this year. Jasper named Indiana Chamber’s 2018 Community of the Year “To be named the Indiana Chamber of […]

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Scrooge’s Christmas returns in December

The Lincoln Boyhood Drama Association (LBDA) is, again, producing the family-friendly and holiday favorite Scrooge’s Christmas in December. The performances will be held at the Heritage Hills High School auditorium on Saturday, December 8, 2018, at 1 p.m., 3 p.m., and 6 p.m.; Saturday, December 15, 2018, at 1 p.m., 3 p.m., and 6 p.m.; and Sunday, […]

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Santa Claus comes to Jasper

Santa Claus returns to his house on the Downtown Square in Jasper on Friday, November 23, 2018. Santa’s arrival begins at the Sixth Street Fire Station at noon where children can meet him before heading down the street in a special parade at 1 p.m. Children are encouraged to dress up like Christmas packages and […]

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Huntingburg updates leaf pick-up schedule

The City of Huntingburg’s Street Department began leaf pick-up on Monday, November 5, 2018, for Huntingburg residents. Leaves will be collected south of Highway 64 on Mondays and Tuesdays and north of Highway 64 on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Leaves must be collected and placed near the back of the curb in order for the equipment […]

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Artists rendering of Fourth Street Heritage Trail and streetscape project.

Huntingburg Heritage Trail streetscape project set to begin

The Huntingburg Common Council approved a bid for $3,443,239 from Milestone Contractors of Bloomington to complete the construction of the Fourth Street Heritage Trail. Milestone Contractors of Bloomington was the low bid on the project that engineers had estimated would cost about $3.74 million. As part of the Stellar Communities grant program, the city had […]

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Huntingburg council moves regular meeting times

Beginning in 2019, the Huntingburg Common Council will begin meeting at 5:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays each month. The council currently meets on those days at 7 p.m. but the move to 5:30 p.m. was approved to allow interested community members a more opportune time to attend the meetings.  

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