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Phil Schneider: Law career unplanned but fulfilling

Phil Schneider originally had plans to become a priest. He attended Catholic Seminary in Evansville for his first three years of high school, but after his junior year, he returned to Huntingburg. “I always tell people I transferred after my junior year because that’s when they explained what celibacy meant at seminary,” Phil joked. Joking […]

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Police seeking info on stolen vehicle

Update: Police say they have located the vehicle and the investigation is ongoing. Previously: The Dubois County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a report of a stolen truck from the Sun Energy Coal Mine off of Old State Road 64 north of Holland that is on the Dubois/Pike County Line.   It was taken sometime after Saturday […]

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Martin County chase, shots fired leads to multiple arrests

Saturday, a man was arrested after allegedly attempting to run over a deputy, shooting at him before barricading himself in a home near Shoals. Early Saturday morning, Martin County Sheriff’s Office Corporal Tyler Reed was checking an abandoned vehicle on Pridemore Cemetery Road when another vehicle approached him. Reed made contact with the driver and […]

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RE/MAX agents earn annual sales production award

Agents with the local RE/MAX office earned several accolades recently. Judy Gosman earned the RE/MAX Platinum Award, Brenda Krempp earned the 100% Award and Kevin Bayer, Sandy Cave, Phil Ahrens, Tama Stemle and Ryan Craig, Broker associates at RE/MAX Local, have earned the RE/MAX Executive Club Award for 2018. The executive club award recognizes successful […]

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Deputies warn residents of suspicious activities/car theft

The Dubois County Sheriffs Department is warning residents to be on the lookout for an individual going through vehicles in the St. Anthony and St. Marks area. The department responded to a report of suspicious activity in that area at about 9 a.m. Monday and identified a male individual possibly going through vehicles looking for […]

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Emmons retires from SVB&T after 31 years

Springs Valley Bank & Trust Company announced the retirement of Lynne Emmons, business analyst, who has served the company for 31 years. Emmons’ retirement will be effective, Monday, March 4, 2019. “It’s with mixed emotions and sincere gratitude for her service that we are announcing the retirement of Lynne,” said Craig Buse, SEVP and Chief […]

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Chainsaw training for woodland owners offered

The Four Rivers Forestry Committee and the IDNR Division of Forestry is offering “Chainsaw Training for Woodland Owners” on Saturday, March 2, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST.   The registration fee for the training is $40. Class size is limited to 12 participants. Participants should meet at 8:45 a.m. EST at the […]

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Dubois County battery collection

Get charged up on National Battery Day, Monday, February 18, by collecting your old household batteries and taking them to a drop-off location in the county. All eight Dubois County Recycling Drop Sites accept all batteries for recycling except alkaline batteries. This includes everything from button cell hearing aid batteries to lithium batteries to batteries […]

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Best joins RideTech; Named Western Region sales representative

RideTech is proud to announce the appointment of Ricky Best as Western Regional Sales Representative. Ricky will be responsible for assisting RideTech customers in growing across the western 12 states and Western Canada. Best’s appointment is in keeping with RideTech’s aggressive growth initiatives. Ricky Best brings more than 25 years of sales, support and motorsports […]

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Police seeking identity of individual involved in check fraud at several businesses

The Jasper Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a woman in connection with a theft, check fraud, counterfeiting and forgery investigation is ongoing in several Southern Indiana counties.   More photos at bottom of story. The unknown female is passing fake checks at area businesses using a fake identification. These checks […]

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Rotary sponsors speech contest

The Rotary Club is hosting a speech contest at Memorial Hospital’s Medical Arts Building from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Feb. 23, 2019. Area high school students are invited to compete and earn a scholarship by completing a speech that meets the Rotary’s four-way test: Is it the TRUTH? Is it FAIR to all […]

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