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Eileen D. Rogier, 63 of Saint Croix

Eileen D. Rogier, 63, Saint Croix

Eileen D. Rogier, 63, of Saint Croix, died Friday February 17, 2017, at her home. She was born November 19, 1953, in St. Meinrad to Alois C. & Hilda (Fischer) Vaeth. She married William “Bill” Rogier on May 2, 1986, in Monte Casino Church in St. Meinrad. Eileen was a member of St. Augustine Parish […]

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Matrix announces new VP to lead technological expansion

Matrix Integration LLC announced their new vice president of Technology, James Aldridge, to lead the technology solutions expansion. James’ leadership accomplishments in Higher Education, K-12, and private sector include serving as director of IT for one of the largest universities in the U.S., vice president of Information Technology for an international online university, and chief […]

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John Russell Bolton, 84, Jasper

John Russell Bolton, 84, Jasper

John Russell Bolton, 84, Jasper, passed away peacefully in the comfort of his home surrounded by his loved ones on Thursday, February 16, 2017, at 5:56 p.m. following an extended illness. John was born in Shoals on November 9, 1932, to Dorothy Dillon, who preceded him in death along with three half-brothers Melvin Bolton, Jon […]

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Community Foundation reports 2016 was a strong year

The Dubois County Community Foundation ended 2016 on a strong trend of charitable giving with contributions of $3.6 million. Additionally, the foundation’s total assets under management grew to $33.6 million. Donors created 22 new permanent endowments to support a broad range of charitable causes across the county, including youth and education, the arts and historic […]

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Diana “Cricket” L. Cook, 80, of Birdseye,

Diana “Cricket” L. Cook, 80, Birdseye

Diana “Cricket” L. Cook, 80, of Birdseye, passed away at 12:30 a.m., Wednesday, February 15, 2017, at The Timbers of Jasper. She was born March 15, 1936, in Newton Stuart, Indiana, to James Douglas and Ora (Hollen) McFarland. She married Clifton Clarence “Jack” Cook, Jr. on June 29, 1952, at Wickliffe. Diane had worked at […]

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Motorcyclist arrested after chase

A Thursday morning pursuit involving a motorcycle ended with the arrest of a Dubois County man. According to authorities, Trooper Brock Werne was patrolling State Road 64 just west of Huntingburg when he observed a blue Yamaha motorcycle traveling eastbound at a high rate of speed at about 8:35 a.m. Werne activated his emergency lights […]

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Frederick Joseph Birkle, 79

Frederick Joseph Birkle, 79

Frederick Joseph Birkle, 79, passed away on February 9, 2017, at 10:30 a.m., at his home in Centerville, Utah, with his family at his side.  Fred was born July 18, 1937, in Evansville to Arnold A. and Beulah “Boots” C. (Clark). He graduated in 1956 from Jasper High School. Fred married Juanita (Nita) A. Schafer […]

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Six Sigma and Lean concepts class offered at VUJC

VU Jasper will offer Intro to Lean & Six Sigma Concepts on three Thursdays April 6, 13 and 20 from 8 a.m. to  4 p.m. Students will be introduced to Six Sigma tools, principles,  quality variation, root cause analysis, Kaizen principles, Six Sigma theory and the use of measuring devices. Also, Demings 14 points of lean, history […]

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Purdue partnership brings engineering and manufacturing classes to VUJC

Vincennes University Jasper Campus in cooperation with the Purdue Manufacturing Extension Partnership and Dubois Strong will offer quality workshops for Spring 2017. Blueprint Reading will be held February 28 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This 8-hour course provides an introduction to reading and interpreting engineering prints for manufacturing. The training focuses on interpretation of […]

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Betty Jean Baisas, 82, Jasper

Betty Jean Baisas, 82, of Jasper, formerly of Pensacola, Fla. and Evansville, passed away at 6:34 a.m., Tuesday, February 14, 2017, at St. Charles Health Campus in Jasper. She was born September 6, 1934, in Pensacola to John M. and Zelena Mae (Hammac) Alford. Betty worked as an LPN. San he was alumni of the […]

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Dubois County Tourism 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 […]

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Spencer County Community Foundation sponsors Crisis Connection school programming

Spencer County Community Foundation recently announced its sponsorship of Crisis Connection’s primary prevention programming. This sponsorship helps fund the educational presentations in Spencer County Schools — including Lincoln Trail, Nancy Hanks, David Turnham, Chrisney Elementary, St. Bernard, South Spencer Middle School, Heritage Hills Middle School and Heritage Hills High School.   Crisis Connection Staff Crisis Connection Staff […]

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Plein-air art exhibit at Archabbey Library Gallery

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery, St. Meinrad, is hosting an exhibit of landscape paintings in oil by Todd Derr from February 21 through March 21. The Owensboro resident is a dedicated plein-air painter working outside to capture light effects that give life to a particular place. Painting on location with the challenge of the constantly changing light, the […]

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Purdue Extension annual report and lunch planned

Dr. Jason Henderson,Director of Purdue Extension, Associate Dean for the College of Agriculture and Assistant Vice President of Engagement, will share his insights on how “Purdue Extension is Moving Indiana Forward” at the Purdue Extension – Dubois County annual meeting on Tuesday, March 7. Scheduled from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EST, the program will […]

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Paul E. Allen, 64, Jasper

Paul E. Allen, 64, Jasper

Paul E. Allen, 64, Jasper, passed away at 2:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 15, 2017, at St. Charles Health Campus in Jasper, Indiana. Paul was born in Washington, Indiana, on December 1, 1952, to Thomas Jefferson and Delores (Harder) Allen. He was a 1971 graduate of Barr-Reeve High School. Paul was a U.S. Air Force […]

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