Maxine D. Fleming, 81, Jasper

Maxine D. Fleming, 81, of Jasper, Indiana, passed away at 7:35 pm on Thursday, January 6, 2022.  Maxine was born on May 25, 1940 in Springfield, Ky., to James and Florene (Cumley) Durr.   She married the love of her life and best friend, Charles E. Fleming on June 26, 1959, at the Beechland Baptist Church…

Cyril O. Egler, 83, Huntingburg

Cyril O. Egler, 83, of Huntingburg, passed away at 4:00 a.m., Thursday, January 6, 2022, at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born January 24, 1938, in Perry County, Ind., to Hilbert and Verena (Wilmes) Egler. He married Bonnie Lee (Bayer) on January 31, 1992 in Huntingburg.   Cyril graduated from St. Ferdinand High…

Bobby B. Franzell, 84, Huntingburg

Bobby B. Franzell, 84, of Huntingburg, passed away on January 1, 2022.  He was born on July 8, 1937, to the late Beckham and Nellie Franzell of Morgantown, Kentucky. He is survived by two sisters, Nancy Gidcumb of Morgantown, Ky. and Elizabeth Barks of Louisville, Ky.; two brothers, Charlie (Darlene) Franzell of Huntingburg; five children, Kathy Miller…

Sylvester R. Hoffman, 55, Jasper

Sylvester R. Hoffman, 55, of Jasper, passed away at 5:35 p.m. on Thursday, January 6, 2022, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper, Indiana.   Sylvester was born in Jasper on December 9, 1966, to Jacob and Annette (Fuhs) Hoffman.   He married Lisa Beckman in Celestine, Indiana on February 28, 1987.   He was a…

Saint Meinrad exhibit features wood block and Styrofoam prints

An exhibit of wood block and Styrofoam prints called “A Sense of Place” will be on display from January 12 through February 20, 2022, in the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery, St. Meinrad, IN. The gallery will exhibit works by Kentucky artist Chris Plummer. This exhibit showcases both a series of landscapes inspired by the…

‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’ on the big screen at the Astra

Enter into the world of Witchcraft and Wizardry at the historic Astra Theatre as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone takes to the big screen in celebration of its 20th Anniversary.  Climb aboard the Hogwarts Express from Platform 9¾ and prepare for a night of magic on Friday, January 21. Join us at the historic…

Senator Messmer files for reelection

Republican State Senator Mark Messmer filed for reelection in Senate District 48, which includes of Pike and Spencer counties and portions of Dubois, Gibson, Knox, and Warrick counties. Beginning in November 2022, following last year’s redistricting, District 48 will include all of Crawford, Dubois, Gibson, Perry, Pike and Spencer counties. “As a member of the…

Friday: 93 new Covid-19 cases

Friday, the Indiana State Department of Health reported 93 new Covid-19 cases in Dubois County. This brings the total number of cases in Dubois County up to 9,843 since the pandemic began; 151 Dubois County deaths have been attributed to the disease. According to the state dashboard, the county has a 25.3 percent positivity rate…

Group holding Mid-States Corridor meeting

The Coalition Against the Mid-States Corridor project will hold a public meeting on Tuesday,January 11, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. EST at the Vincennes University Jasper Campus Innovation, Technology and Manufacturing Building in the Technology Auditorium. Per VUJC policy, face masks are required. Organizers will be sharing an update on the project, facts on why…

Michael S. Schepers, 57, Jasper

Michael S. Schepers, 57, of Jasper, passed away at 2:10 a.m. on Monday, January 3, 2022, in Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper.  Michael was born in Germany on January 26, 1964, to Fredrick and Janet (Truelove) Schepers.   He married Janelle Harding, and she preceded him in death.  Michael was a 1982 graduate…