NE Dubois Kindergarten registration information

Kindergarten Registration is February 3, 2022, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. (Open House) at the NDES front office. For those who are not wanting to attend in person, forms are also available online at nedubois.k12.in.us and can be returned to school anytime from now until February 15, 2022.  Brand new students should bring the child’s…

Soil and Water Conservation District holding annual meeting Feb. 1

The Dubois County Soil and Water Conservation District’s (SWCD) Annual Meeting will be on Tuesday, February 1 at 6:30 p.m. EST, in the Mobel Room of the Ferdinand Community Center.  The SWCD will be hosting a business meeting only, with no meal.  This year, the meeting will be “hybrid”:  it will be in person, but…

Local artist featured in upcoming brown bag event

Join exhibiting local artist Myra Schuetter in the Gallery at the Thyen-Clark Cultural Center for conversations and questions about her artwork on display. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, February 9th, 2022 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Bring your lunch and savor the arts. Register your spot online today at, www.jasperarts.org/workshops. $5 fee includes…

Artist Laura Stevenson to be featured at Thyen-Clark Cultural Center

Jasper Community Arts is pleased to present the work of Upland, Indiana installation artist Laura Stevenson for the months of February and March at the Thyen-Clark Cultural Center. “My recent work explores images and ideas that often go unseen in cultures, the news, and our daily lives. While most may think looking and seeing can…

Another death, 54 new Covid-19 cases

The Indiana State Department of Health reported another Dubois County resident’s death due to Covid-19. This is the 154th death of a Dubois County resident attributed to the disease. Along with the additional death, 54 new Covid-19 cases were reported bringing the total up to 11,860 since the pandemic began. According to the state dashboard,…

Amateur Radio Licensing test planned

The Southern Hills Volunteer Examiners Group is offering no-cost Amateur Radio License Testing.  Amateur (Ham) Radio licenses are issued by the Federal Communications Commission upon successful completion of an examination.  We will be testing for all three license classes (Technician, General, and Extra).  Amateur radio makes it possible to communicate with others, locally to globally. …

Michael Joseph Schlachter, 73, Rio Rancho, N.M.

Michael Joseph Schlachter, 73, passed away December 11, 2021, at his home in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. He was born Oct.16, 1948, to Othmar Schlachter and Lucille Schlachter (Haycox) in Huntingburg. He graduated from Huntingburg High School in the class of 1966. He proudly served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. He…