Nominations sought for the Little Company of Mary Outstanding Physician Award

The public is asked to help nominate a deserving physician for the annual Little Company of Mary Outstanding Physician Award.  In support and recognition of exceptional and exemplary devotion to continuing Christ’s healing mission, Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center began presenting the LCM Outstanding Physician Award to a deserving physician in 2013. This award…

William Albert “Bill” Jarrett, 74, St. Louis, Mo.

William Albert “Bill” Jarrett, 74, of St. Louis, Mo., passed away Wednesday, January 5, 2022, at Mt. Carmel Senior Living Center, St. Charles, Missouri. Bill was born August 29, 1947, in St. Louis, Missouri, to Walter Robertson and Mary Margaret (Taylor) Jarrett. He married Paula Ann Friz on June 7, 1975, in Florissant, Missouri. Bill…

Freedom Reins seeking winter volunteers

Freedom Reins is working to get a head start on the 2022 season by offering our very first Winter Volunteer Program. The nonprofit is looking for volunteers who would like to be involved over the next two months working with horses outside of the regular class setting. There will be no student riders. The focus will be on…

Special exhibit at Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site

A special exhibit highlighting national and local Black civil activists during President Benjamin Harrison’s term in office (1889 to 1893) will be on display at the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site, 1230 North Delaware Street, Indianapolis. The exhibit, No Compact of Silence, opening January 27, will focus on Black Civil Rights Advocates in the Harrison era.  In…

Police seeking trailer involved in crash

UPDATE: Police have identified the driver involved in this incident. They issued a thank you to the public for its assistance. The Jasper Police Department is requesting help from the public to locate a semi-trailer involved in an incident that damaged a building on Newton Street on Sunday afternoon. According to police, an unknown semi-trailer…

Alex Hohl files for election to Dubois County Council District 4

Dubois County Councilman Alex Hohl announced he will seek election subject to the May Republican Primary election.  Alex Hohl was selected to represent District 4 (Patoka and Cass Townships) filling a vacancy created by the resignation of longtime Councilman Jerry Hunefeld. He has served since 2020 on the seven-member fiscal body of county government. He also serves…

Elizabeth Ann “Betty” Bartley Roos, 85, Ferdinand

Elizabeth Ann “Betty” Bartley Roos, 85, of Ferdinand, passed away on Saturday, January 8, 2022, at Scenic Hills at the Monastery in Ferdinand. Betty was born March 1, 1936 in Ferdinand to Walter and Lucille (Weyer) Bartley. She married Edward P. Roos II on November 27, 1954 in St. Ferdinand Church. Betty was a former…

Midterm election information

This year is the midterm election meaning Dubois County voters will have an opportunity to vote for candidates representing them in several county, township and state positions as well as the seats for U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives 8th District. The filing time period is now open for candidates. The deadline for filing for…

Jasper Chamber set to celebrate two new businesses

The Jasper Chamber of Commerce is celebrating two businesses in Jasper with upcoming ribbon-cutting events. The public is invited to join in welcoming the new businesses to Jasper and Dubois County. On Tuesday, January 18, 2022, at 11 a.m. the chamber will host a ribbon-cutting at the Jasper Train Depot for Lasting Order, a professional…