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James Krenceski, 85, Loogootee

James Krenceski, 85, of Loogootee, passed away at 11:19 a.m. Friday, October 19, 2018, at his home. He was born May 12, 1933, in Lowville, New York to the late William and Cecelia (Veglarski) Krenceski. Jim married Ida Fay Sutton on September 13, 1958, and she survives. He was a 1950 graduate of Lowville Academy […]

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Mary Lou Blessinger, 86, of Huntingburg

Mary Lou Blessinger, 86, Huntingburg

Mary Lou Blessinger, 86, of Huntingburg, passed away at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 18, 2018, at St. Charles Health Campus in Jasper. Mary Lou was born in Huntingburg on January 24, 1932, to Anselm and Emma (Reckelhoff) Heitz. She married Conrad “Coonie” Blessinger on April 24, 1954, in St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Huntingburg, […]

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Marie L. Gessner, 88, of Ferdinand

Marie L. Gessner, 88, Ferdinand

Marie L. Gessner, 88, of Ferdinand, passed away on Thursday, October 18, 2018, at Scenic Hills Care Center in Ferdinand. Marie was born November 12, 1929, in St. Henry to Paul and Anna (Moeller) Oeding. She married Oscar Gessner on October 6, 1951, in St. Henry. He preceded her in death on April 8, 1979. […]

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Samuel Thomas Fakes, infant

Samuel Thomas Fakes, newborn infant, was born and passed away on Monday, October 15, 2018, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. He is survived by his parents, Seth Fakes and Jaime (Karpiak) Schnarr of Huntingburg; grandparents, Karen Tierney of Selvin, and Meschelle and Rueben Fakes of Huntingburg; and half-siblings, Jalyn Klein of Huntingburg, Caden […]

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Kelly R. Deno, age 43, of Huntingburg

Kelly R. Deno, 43, Huntingburg

Kelly R. Deno, 43, of Huntingburg, passed away on Thursday morning, October 18, 2018, at her residence. She was born November 26, 1974, in Huntingburg, Indiana to Ernest and Patricia (Allen) Deno. Kelly was employed by Frantz Cleaning Services in Jasper. She was a very loving mother, sister, friend, aunt, daughter and niece that was […]

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Kimball announces the pending acquisition of David Edward

Kimball will acquire all the assets of David Edward headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland. The closing is expected to be completed within the next 30 days, subject to customary closing conditions. David Edward is a premier designer and manufacturer of contract furniture, sold in the healthcare, corporate, education and premium hospitality markets. David Edward sells primarily […]

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Tour of ecological, cultural and historical treasures of Knox County

The Four Rivers Forestry Committee is offering a tour of Knox County’s ecological, cultural, and historical features on Saturday, November 10, 2018. Tour stops will include a short tour of Chattin Bros. Hardwoods Mill, impressive large cypress trees, a rare Indiana cypress swamp and sloughs, the confluence of the White and Wabash Rivers, and the […]

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Crawford County foundation accepting grant applications

The Community Foundation of Crawford County (CFCC) is pleased to offer charitable nonprofit organizations serving Crawford County the opportunity to apply for community grant funding. This grant cycle’s community grants range from areas of general purpose to areas of education that will ultimately benefit all of Crawford County. CFCC plans to award approximately $50,000 for […]

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No Coal-to-Diesel Forum planned November 1

The public is invited to a third in a series of public forums about the massive, proposed, Riverview Energy coal-to-diesel refinery in Dale. The forum will be Thursday, November 1, at 6:00 p.m. Central (7:00 p.m. Eastern) in the Heritage Hills High School Auditorium in Lincoln City, Indiana. T he title of the event is […]

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Special active shooter training being offered

The Greater Jasper School Corporation will be hosting an ALiCE Training Institute, Active Shooter Response Training Course, on June 11 and 12, 2019. The training is designed to: increase survivability in a violent intruder situation; teach proactive response options to others; experience interactive scenarios; learn more about e-learning availability; leave with metrics, successes, and a […]

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William “Bill” Staats, 64, of Loogootee

William “Bill” Staats, 64, Loogootee

William “Bill” Staats, 64, of Loogootee, passed away on Tuesday, October 16, 2018, at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born on December 27, 1953, in Gentryville to Charles and Irene (Ermert) Staats. Bill enjoyed camping, fishing, and spending time with his grandchildren. He worked at Midwest Shuttle for nearly 20 years. He […]

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Nora Jean Weber, 74, of Dale

Nora Jean Weber, 74, Dale

Nora Jean Weber, 74, of Dale, passed away Sunday, October 14, 2018, at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh. Nora was born June 25, 1944, in Chrisney to Frederick and Elizabeth (Patmore) Weber. Nora was a grade school teacher in Tennyson and retired from Loge Middle School in Boonville. She worked as the business secretary at […]

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Police seeking help in theft/forgery investigation

The Jasper Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying two individuals associated with two separate theft/forgery investigations from Walmart. One occurred Sept 12, 2018, and the other on Oct 5, 2018. Both incidents are believed to be related due to items stolen as well as the method of payment used. Any help […]

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