Author Archive | Matthew Crane

Jasper clarifies pet ordinance

The City of Jasper approved changes to the ordinance regulating domesticated animals in the city during last night’s common council meeting. City Attorney Renee Kabrick told the council that during a review of the ordinance, her department had determined some aspects of it needed to be better clarified. “It better defines what is allowed,” she […]

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Officer Martin Loya was presented an award by the U.S. Attorney's Office for his efforts to thwart an identity theft ring operating in Southern Indiana and Northern Kentucky.

Jasper officer honored for role in multi-state identity theft, fraud investigation

Jasper Police Officer Martin Loya was recognized by the United States Attorney’s office for his work to help stop a group responsible for stealing hundreds of individuals’ identities using skimming devices. “Some time ago we established awards for truly exceptional work done in the Southern Indiana district,” United States Attorney Josh Minkler said during a […]

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Dennis A. Schaeffer, 79, of Ferdinand

Dennis A. Schaeffer, 79, Ferdinand

Dennis A. Schaeffer, 79, of Ferdinand, passed away, Thursday, January 11, 2018, at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center in Jasper. Dennis was born February 15, 1938, in Ferdinand to Albert and Elizabeth (Krampe) Schaeffer. He married Louise E. Burger on November 22, 1962, in Jasper. Dennis was a retired owner of Key Associates Realty and […]

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Stac announces new hire and promotion

Stac Material Handling and Stac Industrial announced a promotion and new hire to support the company’s strategic growth of both companies. Stac hired Ian Denu as National Sales Manager for Stac Material Handling and promoted of Matt Werner to vice president over sales and operations for both companies. Denu is an Iraqi War veteran where he was […]

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New business: Market Street Soup n Salad born from fresh concepts and good friendships

He’s worked in construction his entire life. She’s worked as the business manager for her husband’s Jasper medical practice. But, friendship brought Greg Kane and Rachelle Rader together to create Huntingburg’s newest eatery, Market Street Soup n Salad. The friends opened the new restaurant specializing in fresh all-you-can-eat salad and homemade soups as well as […]

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Buggy struck by ambulance, one occupant taken to hospital

An occupant of a horse and buggy was taken to the hospital after an ambulance collided with the buggy while transporting a patient. According to police, Indiana State Police troopers from the Jasper post responded to the crash involving a Daviess County ambulance and the horse and buggy on County Road 900E at County Road […]

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St. Anthony pair arrested for attempted burglary

Two Dubois County residents were arrested on charges of burglary and criminal trespass Friday night. Gibson County Sheriff’s Department sergeant John Fischer was performing extra patrol of a residence in the 4000 block of South 550 West at about 11:35 p.m.due to several thefts that had been reported there in recent weeks. Upon entering the […]

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Frozen in Time Dance supports Northwood

The silence swept through the line of fathers and daughters waiting to sit for a photograph as the song began to thrum from the speakers. “Let it Go,” the earworm from the hit 2013 movie Frozen, was set to be played with a performance by Priscilla Olson, the organizer of the Father-Daughter Dance Frozen in […]

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The yellow area shows where the track would be located.

Dubois County 4-H Council scraps motocross idea

The Dubois County 4-H Council has decided to scrap the proposed motocross track after members of a nearby neighborhood have actively opposed the idea. “Due to negative and unsettling comments from the residents of Buechler Countrywood Estates, the abundance of misinformation recently posted on social media, and the unwillingness to compromise, a decision has been made […]

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Public can now see design for the Jasper Arts Center portion of the Cultural Center; input still sought

The public can now view the designs of the Jasper Community Arts Commission portion of the Jasper Cultural Center. The preliminary plans revealed during the commission’s regular meeting Tuesday afternoon show a building designed to display art in multiple galleries, host performances in a small theatre and teach classes in specialized rooms as well as […]

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Memories of moonshine, old cars and growing up poor

The three sisters talk back and forth sparring like longtime friendly opponents. Each has her own story but doesn’t mind wandering into the others’ stories as they are told. “How many children did you have?” one asks. “Oh, don’t tell that story,” another says. “I was kinda mean to that mule,” the third points out. […]

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Jack Hayes, 81, of Santa Claus

Jack Hayes, 81, Santa Claus

Jack Hayes, 81, of Santa Claus, passed away Friday, December 15, 2017, at his home surrounded by family. He was born January 31, 1936, in Petersburg to Clarence and Myrneth (Frederick) Hayes. He married Joanne Reeves on June 25, 1983, in Bloomington. Jack worked for Kimball International for 35 years and retired as a plant […]

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interior of library

Library design features revealed for public comment

The public can now view the designs of the Jasper Public Library’s portion of the Jasper Cultural Center. The designs revealed during the board of director’s regular meeting Thursday evening include the exterior of the shared building as well as some of the shared spaces. In January, the Jasper Arts Commission plan to have the […]

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