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Community Foundation announces two new board members

Dubois County Community Foundation announced the appointment of two new board members; Ashley Blessinger and Cory Menke. Ashley Blessinger is in sales and advertising for the Dubois County Bombers. Ashley received her bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of Evansville. She serves on the board of directors of the Dubois County Leukemia Association and […]

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Accused murderer formally charged

Kyle Schneider was formally charged in the murder of Chloie Lubbehusen, Wednesday Before proceeding, Circuit Court Judge Nathan Verkamp notified Schneider he could ask him to step down as the judge in the case based on the precept that Verkamp’s involvement as Scheider’s attorney in a previous case — a 2012 burglary conviction — could […]

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Patoka Hills QUGA Youth Hunt

Patoka Hills Quail & Upland Game Alliance is hosting a youth hunt Saturday, February 9 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Cane Creek Shooting Preserve in Otwell. Entrants must be between the ages of 10 and 18 years old and accompanied by a parent or guardian. Blaze orange hat and vest will be provided if […]

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Freedom Reins Therapeutic Riding Center seeking volunteers

Freedom Reins Therapeutic Riding Center is a not-for-profit, accredited organization with its purpose being to improve the bodies, minds and spirits of children and adults with disabilities through the use of therapeutic horsemanship. Horseback-riding provides many therapeutic benefits and is an excellent way for people with disabilities to learn new skills.  It is a thoroughly […]

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Robert W. “Bob” LeRoy, 83, Evansville

Robert W. “Bob” LeRoy, 83, of Evansville, died Friday, January 11, 2019, at Memorial Hospital in Jasper.     Bob was born December 25, 1935, in Evansville to Walter A. “Pat” and Ava (Stewart) LeRoy. He was a graduate of Dale High School in 1953 and a U.S. Army veteran.     He is survived by two daughters, […]

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Snowman collection on display at county museum

Tis the season for possible colder temperatures and snow. The Dubois County Museum has gotten into the spirit of the winter season and has set up a display of fun and cuddly snowmen or snow people throughout the museum. The display will run till February 28. The snow people collection is on loan from county […]

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Driver in Ferdinand crash arrested with .44 BAC

Ferdinand Police arrested a driver involved in a crash on the town’s south side after tests indicated his blood alcohol content was .44. Gary R. Riddle, 52, Santa Claus, was southbound on State Road 162 in a 2019 Toyota Tacoma at 6:17 p.m. waiting to turn left into the Wendy’s restaurant when his truck was […]

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No injuries after crash puts truck on side

Huntingburg police had to break the rear window of a pickup truck to remove the driver after a crash Tuesday afternoon. Police were notified of the crash on Jackson Street at 2:20 p.m. They determined that Donald Patberg, 80, of Huntingburg, was driving a 2011 Ford F-150 north on Jackson Street when a 2005 Jeep […]

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Visitors Center accepting grant applications

The Dubois County Visitors Center & Tourism Commission is accepting applications for grants from the Tourism Promotion Fund.  Grant applications are open to not-for-profit, tourism-related organizations, festivals, events, attractions and others which will increase visitor attendance from outside the immediate area. Approved applications for projects or events that have previously been funded may receive new grant […]

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Lueken files for Jasper District 3 Common Council Seat

Chad Lueken, 44, is seeking to earn the Republican nomination for Jasper Common Council, representing District 3. Lueken filed official paperwork with the Dubois County Clerk on Monday.  Lueken earned a bachelor’s degree in history from St. Meinrad College in 1997 and has been an insurance agent with Knights of Columbus insurance in Jasper since […]

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