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Ambrose H. Schwenk, 72, of Jasper

Ambrose H. Schwenk, 72, Jasper

Ambrose H. Schwenk, 72, of Jasper, passed away at 9:50 a.m. on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at home. Ambrose was born in Jasper, IN on March 5, 1945, to Jerome and Magdalen (Reker) Schwenk. He married Jane Block on April 27, 1968, in St. Joseph Catholic Church. Ambrose was an Indiana Army National Guard Veteran […]

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James F. Lueken, 83, of Ferdinand

James F. Lueken, 83, Ferdinand

James F. Lueken, 83, of Ferdinand, died Monday, April 17, 2017, at Scenic Hills Care Center in Ferdinand. He was born August 30, 1933, in Ferdinand to Joseph F. and Olivia P. (Nord) Lueken. He married Bernadette “Daisy” Sitzman on May 6, 1954, in the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Church. She preceded him in death on […]

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Kimball International distributes seedlings for Earth Day and Arbor Day

Kimball International, Inc. recognized Earth Day and Arbor Day by continuing its traditional “Trees for Tomorrow” program. For 2017, white pine seedlings are being distributed to employees at all U.S. facility locations. Since the program began over 20 years ago, Kimball has donated nearly 370,000 tree seedlings either directly to employees or planted in honor […]

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Man arrested for using Texas man’s identity to get a job, credit cards

Jasper police arrested Juan Manuel Soni Mendoza, of 3828 N. Portersville Road, Jasper, for allegedly using a Texas man’s identity to gain employment. Police received the information about the man using the Texas man’s name, birthday and social security number to gain employment. Police identified and located Mendoza at his place of employment and took […]

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Roberta C. McGovren, 99, Jasper

Roberta C. McGovren, 99, Jasper

Roberta C. McGovren, 99, Jasper, passed away at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at St. Charles Health Campus in Jasper. Roberta was born in Jasper, Indiana on June 19, 1917, to Robert J. and Josephine (Schmitt) Fuhs. She married Joseph J. McGovren on June 7, 1941, in St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper. […]

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Anthony H. Denu Jr., 87, of Dubois

Anthony H. Denu Jr., 87, Dubois

Anthony H. Denu Jr., 87, of Dubois, passed away at 11:45 p.m. on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at Walnut Creek Care Facility in Evansville, Indiana. Jr. was born in Dubois, Indiana on November 27, 1929 to Anthony Sr. and Cecelia (Hentrup) Denu. He married Marie Giesler on May 8, 1951 in St. Joseph’s Catholic Church […]

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Jasper police seeking stolen vehicle

The Jasper Police Department asking the public to be on the lookout for a stolen vehicle that was taken from a residence on Jasper’s east side today. According to police, a white Toyota Camry four-door with the license plate number434LPK that has damage to the rear passenger side of the car was taken from the […]

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Garden Gate Jazz Fest street closures

In conjunction with the Garden Gate Festival, JazzedUp 5K/10K, and Kiwanis Car Show taking place in Huntingburg this weekend, the following streets will be closed: ·         Market Street beginning today, April 19 through Monday, April 24; ·         4th Street from Main to Van Buren Streets beginning Saturday, April 22 from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; […]

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Tax statement explanation from the treasurer’s office

The Dubois County Treasurer’s Office released an explanation for the recent tax statements residents have received.There have been some questions regarding the new format of the tax statements.  Here is a brief explanation. The “A” portion is for your spring installment and the treasurer’s office will keep this for their records. The “C” portion is […]

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Owlets

Five out of seven new owlets not bad for barn owls

The barn owl pair being filmed on the southern Indiana nest cam has laid seven eggs, with five hatching. It is unknown whether the remaining eggs will hatch. Having a few infertile eggs in a clutch is common. The barn owl webcam is at wildlife.IN.gov/8183.htm. It can accommodate 20 viewers at a time. The first […]

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Meth, handgun seized during Jasper traffic stop

An Eckerty man is facing a Level 5 felony count of possession of methamphetamine after he was stopped for a traffic violation Monday afternoon. At about 3:20 p.m., a deputy stopped a 1997 GMC Suburban driven by Chad E. Frye, 39, on U.S. 231 near Division Road in Jasper for failing to signal and having […]

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Ferdinand man airlifted after crashing into home

A sleepy driver ran into the side of a residence in Ferdinand early Tuesday morning. According to police, Shaun Gentry, 36, of Ferdinand, was driving a 1994 GMC Sonoma at about 12:11 a.m. on Main Street when it went off the roadway at the 18th Street intersection. The truck struck the Ferdinand Community Center sign, […]

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