Christian outreach group offering free school supplies and meal

L4G, a local Christian nonprofit group, will be giving away free backpacks full of school supplies at the gazebo and shelter at Dave Buehler Plaza on the Jasper Riverwalk on July 31, 2021 beginning at 11 a.m. This year, the group will also offer a free meal through a collaboration with Community Grill. The group…

Susan C. Stack, 78, Jasper

Susan C. Stack, 78, of Jasper, went home to be with her Lord, at 6:54 a.m. on Monday, July 19, 2021, at Good Samaritan and Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper. Susan was born in Norfolk, Virginia, on July 6, 1943, to Carl and Vida Mae (Hartlieb) Sawyer. She was raised by her beloved stepfather, Lewis Johnson,…

Trooper LaRoche promoted to sergeant

Jasper — Indiana State Police Superintendent Doug Carter has announced the promotion of Master Trooper Brian LaRoche to the rank of Sergeant. Sergeant LaRoche achieved the rank through a competitive promotion process including a written test, oral interview, and overall job performance review.  Sergeant LaRoche is a native of Huntingburg, Indiana, and a 1991 graduate…

National Office Furniture announces new product and surface material additions

Jasper — National Office Furniture, a unit of Kimball International, Inc., announced new introductions that support evolving environments and dynamic spaces. These key product enhancements were designed to meet today’s workplace needs and maximize productivity. The surface material additions were developed to offer trending solutions for design-driven spaces. Eklund™ Lounge Collection   Enhanced to include a…

Lorayne M. Dudine, 99, Jasper

Jasper — Lorayne M. Dudine, 99, of Jasper, passed away at 1:40 a.m. on Thursday, July 15, 2021, at Northwood Good Samaritan Retirement Community in Jasper.   Lorayne was born in Jasper, Indiana on May 11, 1922, to Hugo and Laura (Striegel) Melchior.  She married Robert H. Dudine on April 29, 1947. He preceded her in…

Patoka Full Moon 5K to affect property traffic, July 23

Night motorists traveling around the Newton-Stewart State Recreation Area at Patoka Lake may experience traffic delays on July 23. Participants in the Patoka Full Moon 5K will be running on a few area roads through the property from 9:30 p.m. until about 11 p.m., and traffic will be halted for brief moments as participants race…