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Eugene M. Gehlhausen, 79, of Jasper

Eugene M. Gehlhausen, 79, Jasper

Eugene M. Gehlhausen, 79, of Jasper, passed away at 10:21 a.m. on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper, Indiana. Eugene was born in Ferdinand, Indiana, on November 3, 1937, to Jerome “Harry” and Charlotte (Reutman) Gehlhausen. He married Barbara Vonderheide on November 15, 1958, in Holy Family Catholic […]

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Haysville siren not working; ensure weather radios functioning

County officials determined the emergency siren in Haysville is currently not in service during yesterday’s statewide tornado testing that took place Tuesday. Federal Field Services, the contractor for the sirens in the county, will be inspecting the siren and working to repair it. However, with the start of the severe weather season; John Fuhrman, Haysville […]

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Spencer County man convicted in child pornography case

The Spencer County Circuit Court sentenced Todd Neal Thompson, 52, formerly of Evanston, on Tuesday following his conviction for possession of child pornography by a Spencer County jury on March 1. Spencer County Sheriff’s Department Deputy, David Hall, in cooperation with the Spencer County Department of Child Services executed a search warrant at Thompson’s home […]

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Spencer County man Lifeflighted after ATV crash

A 56-year-old Chrisney man was seriously injured when he was thrown from the ATV he was operating Tuesday evening. According to conservation officers, Mark Horn was operating an ATV on County Road 200E, about 200 yards south of State Road 7o intersection at about 6:00 p.m. when it left the roadway for an unknown reason and […]

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Winslow 14-year-old killed in ATV accident

Indiana Conservation Officers are reporting that a 14-year-old boy has died as a result of injuries from an ATV accident. Kaleb S. Poehlein (14) of Winslow lost control of his ATV and hit a small ditch. His ATV went air born, hit a tree and landed upside down. Poehlein had just passed another ATV operated […]

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Police serve warrant on one; arrest two on meth charges

A Monday afternoon warrant service in Huntingburg ended with two arrests and seizure of marijuana and methamphetamine. At 1:53 p.m. Monday, Trooper Brock Werne and officers with the Huntingburg Police Department attempted to serve an arrest warrant at 213 North Van Buren Street in Huntingburg. Officers were looking for 35-year-old Chad Ramsey of Huntingburg, who […]

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Martha A. Roesner, 75, of Holland

Martha A. Roesner, 75, Holland

Martha A. Roesner, 75, of Holland, passed away at 7:58 p.m. Sunday, March 19, 2017, at her residence in Holland. She was born in Washington on September 10, 1941, to Frank and Alma (Carey) Shawhan. She was united in marriage to Darrell Gene Roesner on December 1, 1957, at the Lutheran Church Parsonage in Holland. […]

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From left: MaryPat Moore, Midwest Living Magazine; Melissa Brockman, Spencer County Visitors Bureau; Kristin Truelove, Spencer County Visitors Bureau

Spencer County awarded best tourism site by Midwest Living magazine

Spencer County’s new tourism websites can now be called award-winning. On March 14, the Spencer County Visitors Bureau accepted the inaugural Indiana Tourism Award for Best Tourism Website. The Indiana Tourism Awards, presented by Midwest Living magazine, honor tourism businesses that are creative, innovative, and maximize the dollars invested. In the category for Best Tourism […]

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Ferdinand company announces 2017 expansions

2017 is set to be an exciting year for Access Storage Now as the company plans to add new locations in Ireland and Brandenburg, Ky. as well as expanding existing locations in Newburgh, Corydon and Dale. The Ireland location will be fenced and gated and offer covered and enclosed boat and RV storage with optional […]

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Man arrested on multiple felonies after officer recognizes him

A Francisco man was charged with multiple felonies after he was pulled over by a Jasper officer who recognized him as a habitual traffic offender. Monday at about 6:18 p.m. an officer on routine patrol observed Brandon R. Wilkinson, 32, of Francisco operating a motor vehicle, according to police. The officer knew Wilkinson did not have driving privileges […]

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Kathy Jean (Newton) Morris, 67 years young, of French Lick

Kathy Jean (Newton) Morris, 67, French Lick

Kathy Jean (Newton) Morris, 67 years young, of French Lick, entered into eternal rest on March 17, 2017, at IU Health Bloomington Hospital in Bloomington. She was born in Paoli on April 21, 1949, to Adrian and Marian Eleanor (Francisco) Newton. Kathy married Harold Lee Morris on July 12, 1969, and he survives. She was […]

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