‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’ on the big screen at the Astra

Enter into the world of Witchcraft and Wizardry at the historic Astra Theatre as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone takes to the big screen in celebration of its 20th Anniversary.  Climb aboard the Hogwarts Express from Platform 9¾ and prepare for a night of magic on Friday, January 21. Join us at the historic…

Saint Meinrad receives grant to continue outreach to young adult Catholics

Saint Meinrad Archabbey has received a grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to continue its outreach to young adult Catholics. A grant of $1.25 million will support the second phase of Saint Meinrad’s Young Adult Initiative. The primary goal of this phase of the program is to support Catholic parishes and ministry leaders in reimagining their approaches…

Jasper Street Dept. adjusts operations to weather conditions

With the unpredictable winter temperatures, the Jasper Street Department would like to remind all City of Jasper residents of its winter strategy. When temperatures/wind chill is extreme, the street department will run two trash and recyclables/cardboard trucks for the route of the specific day of the week of which it falls. This may continue for…

Purdue Extension hosting annual meeting

The Purdue Extension will host its annual meeting on Saturday, January 15, 2022, from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. The program will take place in the Lecture Hall of the Center for Technology, Innovation and Manufacturing Building on Vincennes University Jasper Campus, 850 College Avenue, Jasper. In addition to brief presentations by Dubois County Extension Educators,…

NE Dubois Preschool registration

Northeast Dubois Preschool Registration for the 2022-23 school year will be held Thursday January 20 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the Dubois Elementary School Cafeteria. Three-year-old and four-year-old class options are available. Children must be 3 on or before August 1, 2022. The registration fee is $45.00 and is due at registration.    For those who…

Storytime returns to museum

The Dubois County Museum announces the return of Storytime in 2022.  Carrie Holdsworth, a local preschool teacher, nature lover, gardener and museum volunteer, returns to present a monthly theme to young museum visitors and their families that will surely delight and educate.  Storytime will be held on the second Saturday of the month at 10:30…

VUJ Community Engagement Specialist invites residents to celebrate Dia de Los Reyes in Dubois County

It is January, but the holiday season is not over yet. Dia de Los Reyes or Day of the Kings is celebrated on Jan. 6 in Latinx and Hispanic communities in the United States as well as in Latin American countries and Spain. Hoosiers in Dubois County will celebrate the holiday with a new multicultural event at…

Memorial Hospital offering $70k in medical scholarship opportunities

Jasper — The Memorial Hospital Foundation is offering over $70,000 in medical scholarship opportunities for current high school seniors or students currently enrolled in post-secondary education.  A Scholarship Application must be completed by applicants and submitted online by March 15, 2022.  For additional scholarship information, or to apply visit www.mhhcc.org/giving and click on “Scholarship Opportunities.” For more…

Huntingburg Christmas Tree pickup begins Friday

Huntingburg — The City of Huntingburg’s Street Department will pick up Christmas trees for Huntingburg residents beginning on Friday, January 7, 2022. Future pickups will take place on Fridays, January 14; January 21; and January 28. Christmas trees must be placed near the curb, and residents are required to call the Huntingburg Street Department at…