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Show #106: The one for $100,000

The ticket holder for March 3rd’s Will Read and Sing show that pushes the local charity’s fundraising efforts past the $100,000 mark will receive a pretty cool prize, according to organizer Scott Saalman. The troupe featuring a revolving list of writers, artists and musicians recently learned the record-breaking show for the Jasper Rotary Club had […]

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Bill to allow epilepsy treatment with a cannabis-based oil passes out of Indiana House

The Indiana House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill Tuesday, which would allow Hoosiers to use cannibidiol (CBD) oil to treat epilepsy, according to the bill’s co-author, State Rep. Lloyd Arnold (R-Leavenworth). House Bill 1148 would allow a person to possess CBD oil if they or their child have been diagnosed with severe epilepsy, and they […]

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William "Tex" Wells.

Community corrections director resigns over lack of support for drug and alcohol addicts

Several past participants in Dubois County’s Substance Abuse Services filled the few seats in the meeting room at Community Corrections. They were there to show support for William “Tex” Wells, the Dubois County Community Corrections director and former director of the Dubois County Substance Abuse Services office. Wells announced his resignation from Community Corrections last […]

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Irma (right) and Admissions Corridinator Mary Denu embrace at the retirement community. Hugs are common at Northwood.

A shepherd for her patients

Irma Borman goes about her day caring for residents at the Northwood Good Samaritan Retirement Community despite the pain. It’s nothing new. Scoliosis has always been a part of her life. When she’s not thinking about it, sometimes the curve causes her left shoulder to droop. When she gets a little too sore, she stops […]

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Do not call list sign up deadline tonight at midnight

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill today is encouraging Hoosiers to sign up for the Do Not Call list as the first of four registration deadline approaches. Indiana residents have until midnight to register their information with the Office of the Indiana Attorney General “Do Not Call” list. This step will help you avoid calls from […]

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Jackie Shelton of Madison held a sign asking for an investigation into President Trump's connections to Russia and Russian businesses.

Emotions show with senator’s visit and courthouse rally

While ticket holders received their report from Senator Todd Young up the hill at KlubHaus 61, more than 75 people from across the state gathered in front of the Veteran’s Memorial at the Dubois County Courthouse Saturday. Organized by Alexandra Morphet, who shares the senator’s hometown of Bloomington, the group had petitioned Young to hold […]

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Holland man arrested; 40 grams of meth recovered

A Holland resident was arrested after Huntingburg officers allegedly found he possessed nearly 40 grams of methamphetamine after being called to a welfare check at Casey’s convenience store Sunday morning. According to police, they were dispatched to Casey’s at 302 S. Main St. at about 6:59 a.m. to check on the man who appeared to […]

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18- and 15-year-old charged in St. Henry burglary

An 18-year-old Huntingburg woman was charged with burglary and theft in connection with a burglary that occurred in St. Henry on February 11. According to Det. Sgt. Tom Kleinhelter, the sheriff’s department responded to the report of a burglary in the St. Henry area the morning of the 11th. The resident stated several firearms and […]

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Local doctor announces new political organization

Dr. Richard Moss MD, a Jasper ear, nose and throat physician, announced the formation of a politically motivated organization, The Moss Liberty Network. The group held it’s inaugural meeting and issued the following statement of values, beliefs and principles. The Moss Liberty Network convened recently for its inaugural meeting.  The network is a constitutional, freedom-loving […]

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Celestine teen dies in single-vehicle crash

A Celestine teen was killed in a single-vehicle crash near Dubois early Sunday morning. Police were called to the crash on Purdue Farm Road near County Road 475N — near Patoka Lake — at 3:13 a.m. Officers and first responders arrived on scene and found a male driver deceased. The Northeast Dubois family mourns the […]

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Community Foundation reports 2016 was a strong year

The Dubois County Community Foundation ended 2016 on a strong trend of charitable giving with contributions of $3.6 million. Additionally, the foundation’s total assets under management grew to $33.6 million. Donors created 22 new permanent endowments to support a broad range of charitable causes across the county, including youth and education, the arts and historic […]

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Stolen vehicle recovered, Jasper woman arrested

Jasper police recovered a stolen vehicle and arrested a Jasper woman Friday. According to authorities, they received a report of a red Chevrolet Lumina that had been stolen from a residence on Jasper’s northside on Feb. 15. Friday, officers located a similar car parked in the front lot of the Super 8 Motel, 75 Indiana […]

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Motorcyclist arrested after chase

A Thursday morning pursuit involving a motorcycle ended with the arrest of a Dubois County man. According to authorities, Trooper Brock Werne was patrolling State Road 64 just west of Huntingburg when he observed a blue Yamaha motorcycle traveling eastbound at a high rate of speed at about 8:35 a.m. Werne activated his emergency lights […]

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Spencer County Community Foundation sponsors Crisis Connection school programming

Spencer County Community Foundation recently announced its sponsorship of Crisis Connection’s primary prevention programming. This sponsorship helps fund the educational presentations in Spencer County Schools — including Lincoln Trail, Nancy Hanks, David Turnham, Chrisney Elementary, St. Bernard, South Spencer Middle School, Heritage Hills Middle School and Heritage Hills High School.   Crisis Connection Staff Crisis Connection Staff […]

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Purdue Extension annual report and lunch planned

Dr. Jason Henderson,Director of Purdue Extension, Associate Dean for the College of Agriculture and Assistant Vice President of Engagement, will share his insights on how “Purdue Extension is Moving Indiana Forward” at the Purdue Extension – Dubois County annual meeting on Tuesday, March 7. Scheduled from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EST, the program will […]

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