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John C. Himsel, 53, of Dubois

John C. Himsel, 53, Dubois

John C. Himsel, 53, of Dubois, passed away on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, at home. John was born in Troy, Missouri on January 27, 1964, to James C. and Viola (Recker) Himsel. He was a graduate of Jasper High School. He worked for Farbest Foods in Huntingburg. He loved to read, liked history and science, collecting […]

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Lester F. Merder, 97, of Jasper

Lester F. Merder, 97, of Jasper

Lester F. Merder, 97, of Jasper, passed away at 11:40 a.m. Tuesday, February 22, 2017, at Brookside Village in Jasper. Lester was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on January 28, 1920, to Henry and Clara (Blessinger) Merder. He married Caroline Wilz on April 25, 1940, in St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Jasper. She preceded him in […]

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Jerald L. "Jerry" Mundy, 72, of Jasper

Jerald L. “Jerry” Mundy, 72, Jasper

Jerald L. “Jerry” Mundy, 72, of Jasper, passed away at 9:42 p.m. on Monday, February 20, 2017, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. Jerry was born in Davenport, Iowa, on January 15, 1945, to Theodore and Mathilda (Witt) Mundy. He married Yvonne Korthaus on August 8, 1987, in Wilton, Iowa. Jerry previously […]

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Show #106: The one for $100,000

The ticket holder for March 3rd’s Will Read and Sing show that pushes the local charity’s fundraising efforts past the $100,000 mark will receive a pretty cool prize, according to organizer Scott Saalman. The troupe featuring a revolving list of writers, artists and musicians recently learned the record-breaking show for the Jasper Rotary Club had […]

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Bill to allow epilepsy treatment with a cannabis-based oil passes out of Indiana House

The Indiana House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill Tuesday, which would allow Hoosiers to use cannibidiol (CBD) oil to treat epilepsy, according to the bill’s co-author, State Rep. Lloyd Arnold (R-Leavenworth). House Bill 1148 would allow a person to possess CBD oil if they or their child have been diagnosed with severe epilepsy, and they […]

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Dubois County Marriage Licenses February 13 to February 19, 2017

Dubois County Marriage Licenses issued February 13 to February 19, 2017 02/13/2017 Robert Enock Gruenloh to Charity Joy Seivers   02/15/2017 Deadrienne F. Wininger to Cody L Rademacher Santos Ramirez Morales to Guadalupe Ann Garcia   02/16/2017 Derek Christopher Cox to Ashley Nicole Pugh   02/17/2017 Dustin James Fetterman to Isabel Graciela Chapin     […]

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Do not call list sign up deadline tonight at midnight

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill today is encouraging Hoosiers to sign up for the Do Not Call list as the first of four registration deadline approaches. Indiana residents have until midnight to register their information with the Office of the Indiana Attorney General “Do Not Call” list. This step will help you avoid calls from […]

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National announces new collections designed for collaboration

National Office Furniture, a unit of Kimball International, Inc., introduced an inspiring and innovative collection that bring fresh design and functionality to their portfolio. Their new Kozmic and Maneuver collections focus on interaction and bringing people together. The Kozmic collaborative collection was designed with the flexibility to outfit a variety of spaces. Kozmic’s combination of […]

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Mary Jo Holmes, 81, of Jasper

Mary Jo Holmes, 81, Jasper

Mary Jo Holmes, 81, of Jasper, formerly of Ferdinand, passed away Sunday, February 19, 2017, at St. Charles Assisted Living Center in Jasper. Mary Jo was born October 22, 1935, in Maywood, Ill. to Henry and Alexandria (Tennis) Schmitz. She married Wendell Holmes on August 7, 1954, in St. Joseph Catholic Church in Princeton. He […]

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Kimberly S. Sermersheim, 46, of Huntingburg

Kimberly S. Sermersheim, 46, Huntingburg

Kimberly S. Sermersheim, 46, of Huntingburg, died peacefully surrounded by the love of family on Saturday, February 18, 2017. She was born August 5, 1970 to Lawrence E. and Rita M. (Wagner) Sermersheim. Kim was a 1988 graduate of Southridge High School. She attended the University of Southern Indiana where she joined Delta Zeta Sorority. […]

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Holland man arrested; 40 grams of meth recovered

A Holland resident was arrested after Huntingburg officers allegedly found he possessed nearly 40 grams of methamphetamine after being called to a welfare check at Casey’s convenience store Sunday morning. According to police, they were dispatched to Casey’s at 302 S. Main St. at about 6:59 a.m. to check on the man who appeared to […]

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18- and 15-year-old charged in St. Henry burglary

An 18-year-old Huntingburg woman was charged with burglary and theft in connection with a burglary that occurred in St. Henry on February 11. According to Det. Sgt. Tom Kleinhelter, the sheriff’s department responded to the report of a burglary in the St. Henry area the morning of the 11th. The resident stated several firearms and […]

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Chad A. Knies

Chad A. Knies, 17, Celestine

Chad A. Knies, 17, of Celestine, passed away on Sunday, February 19th, 2017 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Chad was born in Jasper on April 14, 1999 to Kent and Brenda (Buechler) Knies. Chad was a Senior at Northeast Dubois High School in Dubois. He was a member of St. Isidore Parish – St. […]

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Local doctor announces new political organization

Dr. Richard Moss MD, a Jasper ear, nose and throat physician, announced the formation of a politically motivated organization, The Moss Liberty Network. The group held it’s inaugural meeting and issued the following statement of values, beliefs and principles. The Moss Liberty Network convened recently for its inaugural meeting.  The network is a constitutional, freedom-loving […]

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World-famous Women of the World coming to Jasper Arts

World-famous Women of the World will perform Backstage at the Jasper Arts Center on Sunday, February  26, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. Women of the World is an award-winning international a cappella quartet that performs original and traditional folk music with a contemporary twist, in 29 languages. The four singers of the Boston-based international ensemble represent […]

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