Paper crafts key to Etsy success

For local paper artist Jessica DeLorenzo, Etsy success was in the handmade cards. And also in the paper stars, pillow boxes, and gift tags. Since childhood, DeLorenzo has been fascinated with the process of creation. In the summer of 2011, the director of student services at Vincennes University Jasper discovered a new way to channel…

VUJC Student Activities programs bring lessons alive

Alli Baer has her finger on the pulse of what VUJC students want and need when it comes to enriching lessons learned in the classroom. As the college’s Student Activities Coordinator, Baer’s main goal is to supplement the information students are receiving in their classes. The 2009 Indiana State University graduate is headed into her…

Interview with Chelsea Gill or how to land a date with a star

The evening of Jan. 7 is one that Chelsea Gill will not soon forget.  True to his word, actor Jason Segel took her up on her on offer for drinks. As reported earlier on Dubois County Free Press, Gill’s YouTube ballad asking the Hollywood comedian out for drinks made national headlines, especially after Segel posted…

Jasper native Chelsea Gill’s video ode to Jason Segel getting national attention

When Jasper native Chelsea Gill set out to impress her favorite actor, it worked better than she could have dreamed.  Not only did she gain the attention of the object of her affection, but she now has a national audience waiting with baited breath for his response. Using the power of YouTube and Twitter, Gill’s…

Jasper Public Library wants your old family pictures – updated

A grant awarded to the Jasper Public Library is making it easier for residents to not only learn more about their family history but also contribute to the state’s archives as well. Through the funding of Indiana’s Library Services and Technology Act, the Jasper library’s genealogy program will be partnering with Indiana Memory, a statewide…