Arlene Frances Wittman, 63, Dale

Arlene Frances Wittman, 63, of Dale, passed away peacefully at her home Saturday, November 27, 2021. She was born in Jasper, Indiana, on September 24, 1958, to Clarence and Verena (Jochem) Nordhoff.  She was a 1978 graduate of Northeast Dubois High School.  Arlene previously worked part time Sternberg’s and for Old National Bank. She then  worked as…

What is your favorite Christmas movie, and why is it Die Hard?!?

Now we have tickets. Ho ho ho! The action-packed film Die Hard at the Astra Theatre on Saturday, December 18 is our Christmas present to you all! Suspense. . . check. Action. . . definitely. A Christmas movie. . . ummm, we think so. Tickets are on sale now at www.TheNextAct.org.  General admission tickets on…

Weyer recognized for service at Tri-County YMCA

The Indiana State Alliance of YMCA’s recognized outstanding policy volunteers at the recent leadership conference held in Indianapolis. Local volunteer and Tri-County YMCA board member Neil Weyer was recognized along with 19 other volunteers from across the state of Indiana for outstanding leadership. Neil served as the Chief Volunteer Officer for the Tri-County YMCA from…

Romy and Clare work on display in December

Jasper Community Arts will feature the work of local artists Clare Backer Bies and Romy Kissel for the months of December 2021 and January 2022 at the Thyen-Clark Cultural Center.   A life-long friendship led to the creative partnership of Clare Backer Bies and Romy Kissel. Both sets of the lady’s parents were childhood friends and…

Jasper Arts hosting annual volunteer thank you

The Jasper Community Arts will celebrate volunteers and supporters as well as the opening of the annual holiday exhibit with a special public reception at the Thyen-Clark Cultural Center in The Galleries on Friday, December 3, 2021, from 5 to 8 pm.  The annual holiday reception also serves as a thank you and recognition to…

Dubois County Chamber hosting Business Break

Local Sources – The Dubois County Chamber of Commerce will host their first Business Break, on Tuesday, November 30, 8 a.m. EST, at Downtown Fitness & Running located at 331 Mill Street, Jasper. “We are excited to hold our first Business Break, a networking event,” said Amy Gehlhausen, president, Dubois County Chamber of Commerce. “We have…

Dennis Lee Brown, 71, Ferdinand

Dennis Lee Brown 71 of Ferdinand, died on November 25, 2021, at Memorial Hospital in Jasper. He is survived by his wife Connie Brown; son, Justin Brown of Columbus, Ind.; daughter, Samantha Heyder of Orleans, Ind.; parents, Eddie and Christine Brown of Crossville, Tenn.; two sisters, Crystal Welch and Gale Bixenman.  Services are being planned…