Author Archive | Matthew Crane

Carl Wyatt

Carl “Bud” Wyatt, 81, Jasper

Carl “Bud” Wyatt, 81, of Jasper, went to meet the Lord at 2:57 a.m. on Sunday, May 20, 2018, at home surrounded by his children and his wife. Bud was born in Petersburg to Thomas and Berniece (Kirk) Wyatt on May 5, 1937. He married Brenda Wells on November 1, 1963, at Monroe City Presbyterian […]

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Jen Wagner at work on her art for the social pages Inspirivity.

Looking from some ‘Inspirivity’

Jen Wagner used to wonder if she would have enough material to base her artwork project around. The lifelong artist made the decision to complete an art project a day for an entire year as a resolution earlier this year. The plan had been for her and her sister Deb Abell to work together on […]

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CBD oil presentation planned at Jasper Library

A Boonville High School science teacher will host a presentation on the benefits and uses of CBD oil at the Jasper Public Library Wednesday, May 9 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Speaker Rebecca Schnur, a licensed science educator, will present “Health Benefits of Hemp.” Attendees will learn the difference between CBD and hemp and the benefits […]

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Thomas R. Brosmer, 78, of Jasper

Thomas R. Brosmer, 78, Jasper

Thomas R. Brosmer, 78, of Jasper, passed away at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 29, 2018, at home. Tom was born in Jasper, on October 8, 1939, to William and Rose (Schroering) Brosmer. He married Judy Dorsam and she preceded him in death November 3, 1989. He then married Jean Long on September 26, 2009, at Holy […]

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Roberta Cave

Roberta H. Cave, 83, French Lick

Roberta H. Cave, 83, of French Lick, entered into eternal rest on April 26, 2018, at her residence. She was born in Martin County on August 9, 1934, and lovingly raised by her mother, Mary Louise (Wagoner) Eck, and stepfather, George Eck. Roberta married Ernest Glen Cave on September 5, 1950, and he survives. She […]

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Amos F. Schnaus, 86, of Ireland

Amos F. Schnaus, 86, Ireland

Amos F. Schnaus, 86, of Ireland, passed away at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, April 27, 2018, at Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper. Amos was born in Ireland, Ind., on November 27, 1931, to Frank and Clara (Stenftenagel) Schnaus. He married Mary Ann Schwenk on November 26, 1953, in St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ireland. A […]

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High-Speed Huntingburg fiber installation almost complete; WiFi coming back to 4th Street

As PSC completes their fiber build out in Huntingburg — High-Speed Huntingburg — the company is also offering free WiFi to the downtown Fourth Street area as well as Market Street Park. The company began working on the $3 million project designed to bring fiber optic provided high-speed internet to the entire city less than three years ago. PSC […]

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Robert A. Haase, 71, of Celestine

Robert A. Haase, 71, Celestine

Robert A. Haase, 71, of Celestine, passed away at 7:54 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at Memorial Hospital & Health Care Center in Jasper. He was born at Celestine, Indiana, on March 26, 1947, to Alois and Veronica (Sander) Haase. He married Judith Berg June 24, 1967, in St. Ferdinand Catholic Church. Bob retired from […]

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Marquee celebration: The Next Act, the best act

The historic Astra Theatre is set to reopen this weekend with a sold-out concert after more than a year of renovations and three years of efforts by the volunteer group The Next Act. The group raised more than $2 million for the extensive project. The iconic marquee was relit in a celebration held Wednesday evening […]

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Huntingburg adopts policy to consider bike paths, sidewalks in all future street projects

What’s the most important number regarding a person’s health? Blood pressure; waist size; blood sugar; cholesterol? Nope. It’s your zip code, Ashlee Sudbury, Purdue Extension’s community wellness coordinator for Dubois County, told the Huntingburg Council at Tuesday’s meeting. Sudbury was on hand to answer questions regarding the adoption of a Complete Street policy for the […]

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Welcome to my chocolate factory; Jasper Middle School presents “Willy Wonka Jr.”

Jasper Middle School eighth-grader Alexis Kleiman portrays Willy Wonka for the school's production of "Willy Wonka Jr." Jasper Middle School Performing Arts will present the musical at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets will be available at the door for $5. <Photos by Matt Crane.> Eighth-grader Hannah Rottet portrayed the blueberry-transformed [...]
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Serenity Hopster, 7, accompanied Jasper Mayor Terry Seitz today during the Jasper Board of Public Works. Serenity will be shadowing the mayor as the honorary mayor for a day that was auctioned off in a recent silent auction at Fifth Street Elementary. After the public works meeting, Serenity accompanied Police Chief Nathan Schmitt to work on paperwork to hire a new police officer, toured the office and then headed over to Azura for breakfast with the mayor. She will hang out with Mayor Seitz until 11 so she can make it back to school for lunch. Serenity's parents are Kristi and Robert Hopster.

Little mayor

Serenity Hopster, 7, a first grader at Fifth Street Elementary was honorary mayor for the day at Jasper. The daughter of Kristi Hopster and Robert McKinney won the fun day with Mayor Terry Seitz in a recent silent auction at the school.

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