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Shrek the Musical at Forest Park

“Once upon a time, (don’t all the best tales start that way?) there was a wee little ogre named Shrek …” And thus begins the story of an unlikely hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking Donkey and a feisty princess who resists rescue. Throw in a short-tempered bad guy, a […]

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Lilly King joins Philharmonic in celebration at Lincoln Amphitheatre

With it being a holiday weekend and so soon after the closing ceremony of the 2016 Olympics, the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra’s Labor Day weekend, Saturday, September 3, 2016, performance at the Lincoln Amphitheatre had always been planned to be a patriotic affair.   T he participation of a reigning gold medalist will, certainly, up that ante […]

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St. Anthony Firemen’s Fest: Show and Shine Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show and Street Fest August 20

Roadsters — it’s time to add some spit and polish to your prized vehicles in preparation for the St. Anthony Volunteer Fire Department’s 20th annual Street Fest and Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show. The date has been set for this Saturday, August 20 and the site for all the festivities will be the area around […]

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Jasper O’Tannenbaum Days this weekend

From Ferdinand News The City of Jasper is all decked out in readiness for O’Tannenbaum Days this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, December 4-6. So what, exactly, is a Tannenbaum? In German, Tannenbaum is the Christmas Tree traditionally set up and decorated on Christmas Eve, usually either a fir or spruce. Decorations might include tinsel, glass balls or straw […]

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Birdseye gears up for 25th annual party

Both the Birdseye Park Department and Fire Department depend on an annual picnic for help with funding. As with most in Dubois County, the Fire Department is a volunteer endeavor. The Birdseye Park Department is almost such when it comes to funding. Although an appointed board under the auspices of the Town Council governs the […]

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A new hotel for Ferdinand? Super 8!

A new, 60-room hotel will open at 123 Scenic Court this summer. Earthwork is near completion and building construction will begin in the near future. Universal Design Associates designed the new Super 8 for I.P.D. Hospitality, Inc., out of Suwanee, GA, and will oversee its construction. The new three story, 36,000 square-foot Super 8 will […]

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Southeast School Board: Begle, Johnson and Schipp to retire at end of the school year

by Lisa W. Hoppenjans Ferdinand News Between the three of them, they claim 115 years of experience in education. At their meeting last night (Tuesday, February 5), the Southeast Dubois County School Corporation Board of Trustees reluctantly accepted the resignations of veteran educators Jeff Johnson (industrial arts and Project Lead the Way teacher at Forest […]

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