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Southern Hills Counseling Center, Inc. earns 3-year CARF Accreditation renewal 

CARF International announced that Southern Hills Counseling Center, Inc. has renewed their accredited for a period of three years for the following programs: Case Management/Services Coordination: Integrated: AOD/MH (Adults) Case Management/Services Coordination: Integrated: AOD/MH (Children and Adolescents) Community Housing: Integrated: AOD/MH (Adults) Employee Assistance: Integrated: AOD/MH (Adults) Employee Assistance: Integrated: AOD/MH (Children and Adolescents) Intensive […]

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Collignon running for Madison Township Trustee

Bret Collignon is running for township trustee in Madison Township on the Democrat ticket this November. Collignon has lived in Madison Township for the past 26 years. He was born in Jasper to Tony and Donna (Fromme) Collignon, and has three children: Ethan, Brandi, and Alyssa. He attended Vincennes University and Ivy Tech where he […]

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Bombers fall, end season in second place

Playoff action returns to League Stadium this Friday In a season of comebacks where the whole season has been one monumental comeback, the Bombers staged one of their more impressive rallies last night, only to fall a step short in losing to the Muhlenberg County Stallions 9-8 at League Stadium. It was the Bombers final […]

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Local volunteer fire departments receive DNR grants

Local volunteer fire departments were among those from 40 counties awarded more than $284,000 in DNR Volunteer Fire Assistance grants. The grants, announced by DNR director Cameron Clark, are administered by the DNR Division of Forestry and made available through the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service. The awarded grants ranged from $1,225 to $5,000 […]

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Bombers come back from behind for win

The 2018 Bombers season has not been one for the faint of heart. Battling for the division crown and playoff #1 seed, the surging Bombers fought to the end last night in pulling out a 5-4 extra-inning victory with a 3-run tenth inning rally over the visiting Paducah Chiefs. Evan Kahre’s sacrifice fly brought Nolan […]

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Cultural Center work underway with demolition of Hoosier Desk

The demolition of the former Hoosier Desk building began with a celebratory atmosphere Monday morning. About 200 people — interested community members, government officials and children — watched as Mayor Terry Seitz took a swing at the century-old three-story building with an excavator after he received some instruction from the demolition contractor. More symbolism than […]

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Project ACORN summer schedule

Here is the summer schedule of events as part of Project ACORN (Art, Community, Originality, Rhythm and Nature). Project ACORN is a local, grassroots, not-for-profit program launched in the summer of 2016 and serving as a partner program to the Ferdinand Folk Festival. Inspired by the success and themes of the festival, a group of […]

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Huntingburg pursuit ends in Pike County

A Huntingburg man was eventually arrested in Pike County after he allegedly ran when a Huntingburg officer attempted to pull him over Saturday. According to police, officers observed a silver SUV driving recklessly on Main Street at about 4 p.m. Officers attempted to catch up to the vehicle but lost sight of it near 12th […]

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County’s 200th celebration kicks off

Dubois County kicks off its bicentennial celebrations with a large array of activities around the 200th day of the year beginning next week. Throughout the four-day (July 18 to July 21), county-wide celebration, many shops will offer great deals, activities and samples. Be on the lookout for red balloons outside shops that are doing something […]

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Crawford County Prosecuting Attorney releases statement regarding Sulphur investigation

The Crawford County Prosecuting Attorney released more details regarding the shooting that occurred Sunday afternoon in Sulphur. According to Prosecuting Attorney Nicholas Haverstock, Gregory R. Peals, 29, of Louisville, shot Ricky L. Phipps, 28, of Magnet, with a gun belonging to the homeowner of the home where they were located at on Easy Street. Phipps […]

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New online community helps people share, recycle

A new online community designed to help people share stuff for free was recently launched by a Huntingburg resident. Andrea Himsel decided to create a local FreeCycle group to support the community. She moderates a group on the FreeCycle site called “Huntingburg FreeCycle” although posting on it isn’t limited just to Huntingburg area. All surrounding […]

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Near head-on collision sends one to the hospital

A Birdseye woman was hospitalized with a leg injury after a near head-on crash Wednesday afternoon west of Birdseye. Dakota Madden, 23, of Birdseye, was eastbound on Schnellville Road in a 1999 Chevrolet pickup truck at about 4:40 p.m. when he dozed off and his vehicle crossed the center line. The vehicle drove into the […]

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