Three Dubois County art programs receive grants from state

Three Dubois County art programs received funding through the Indiana Arts Commission (IAC). The grants were part of the $3,038,223 given to 390 nonprofits to fund arts projects and organizations around the state through the Arts Project Support and Arts Organization Support grant programs.    “The projects and organizations that are receiving funding have major positive impacts on the cultural, economic, and…

Ruth Ann Raufeisen, 80, Eckerty

Ruth Ann Raufeisen, 80, of Eckerty, passed away at 5:40 a.m., Sunday, July 11, 2021, at her home in Eckerty. She was born September 15, 1940, in Huntingburg to Henry and Lola Mae (Chumbley) Deel. She married Sherman Raufeisen on November 24, 1956.  Ruth Ann and Sherman were “snowbirds”, spending their winters in Florida and…

Rep. Bartels receives American Legion public service award

The American Legion, Department of Indiana, has named State Rep. Stephen Bartels (R-Eckerty) the 2021 recipient of the Distinguished Public Service Award.  Bartels received the award during the American Legion, Department of Indiana’s 102nd Annual Department Convention held at the Marriot East Hotel in Indianapolis on Saturday, July 10.  The award honors state legislators who went above and beyond to work with the American Legion and other veteran organizations…

Huntingburg: U.S. 231 to close for box culvert replacement

Huntingburg — The Indiana Department of Transportation announced a complete closure on U.S. 231 for a drainage improvement project. Beginning or around Monday, July 19, contractors will close U.S. 231 from State Road 64 to 10th Street in Huntingburg. Workers will be replacing a box culvert, installing new inlets and stormwater pipes to work in conjunction…

Gary K. Hayes, 81, Otwell

Gary K. Hayes, 81, of Otwell, passed away Saturday, July 10, 2021, at Jasper Memorial Hospital. He was born in Ireland, Indiana on July 9, 1940, to Clarence and Myrneth (Fredrick) Hayes. He retired from Jasper Corporation after 45 years of service and attended Algiers United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his…

OFS sponsors unique design program for high school students

CHICAGO — As part of a long-term commitment to introduce a diverse community of students and emerging professionals to design through learning and engagement, OFS is proud to announce its presenting sponsorship of IIDA’s new design program for high school students, Design Your World, in partnership with established non-profit organization After School Matters (ASM) and with additional support from 3form, Mannington Commercial and Configura….

Dubois County Museum features unique art show

On July 15, the public is invited to the Third Thursdays Series at the Dubois County Museum to view works of art from our collection and on loan from community members that demonstrate a new point of view. In a unique twist, artworks will be distributed throughout our exhibit galleries in locations chosen to demonstrate…