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Velpen man arrested for tool theft

A former employee of a construction business was arrested for allegedly stealing more than $10,000 worth of tools from the company. According to Jasper police, Andrew Trechock, 29, of Velpen, was allegedly attempting to sell tools using Facebook to list them. The tools were similar to ones reported stolen from the business. Police made contact […]

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Meth lab located in Christmas Lake Village

Indiana State Police allegedly located a working meth lab in Christmas Lake Village Thursday. According to authorities, Master Trooper Lytton was contacted by Santa Claus Police Officers James Faulkenberg and Ted Klem indicating they had developed additional information into an investigation that Lytton was leading. Faulkenburg and Klem had learned that Wyman E. Alvey, 59, […]

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Coroner Bob Veatch walked to the scene from his vehicle after arriving at the crash.

Coroner: The career picks the person

Those moments when Coroner Bob Veatch has to switch gears from saving someone’s life to investigating how they died are tough. Like when he responded to an unresponsive infant in Huntingburg. They attempted to resuscitate the baby but once they arrived at the hospital, he had to begin the death investigation. That was really tough. […]

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Police: IRS scammers at it again; hang up

Jasper Police Department is reporting an IRS scam is making its rounds again. According to police, a subject portraying themselves as an IRS employee will advise the potential victim that they owe money. The scammer may threaten that the police have been notified and they will coming to arrest them if they don’t pay. These […]

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City of Huntingburg Water Department flushing hydrants

The City of Huntingburg’s Water Department is conducting hydrant flushing beginning Monday, April 2 through Saturday, April 28, 2018. This process will take place at various locations throughout the city on a daily basis. Flushing times will typically be Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Flushing is performed to improve water quality and is a necessary preventative maintenance […]

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Council, commissioners approve county employee classifications and new wage ranges

The Dubois County Council joined the county commissioners in approving the creation of job classifications and wage ranges for more than 120 positions in the county government and services. The approval culminates more than four years of work by a core committee of elected officials examining and establishing wages that are considered fair and equitable […]

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St. Patrick’s Day celebration contest results

Here are the results of the St. Patrick’s Day Celebration in Ireland. Mayors of the Day: Rich & Betty Edwards (owners of Leed Samples& Fulfillment) Little Miss Shamrock: Ella Leinenbach, daughter of Ben & Christa Leinenbach Little Miss Shamrock 1st Runner-Up: Sophie Schnarr, daughter of Nick & Brooklyn Schnarr St. Patrick’s Celebration Button Design Winner: […]

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Man charged with trespassing, meth possession

Jasper police arrested a man at the Jasper Lofts, 1300 Dewey St., for criminal trespassing and possession of methamphetamine Friday afternoon. Officers responded to the apartment complex at 3:20 p.m. for a drug complaint. A K-9 indicated on apartment No. 419 and officers located Christopher D. Barrett, 27, Jasper, sleeping on the couch. According to […]

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St. Clair breaks powerlifting world records

A Birdseye powerlifter has set a new world record after squatting 650.4 pounds at the Single Event Nationals Saturday. Jason St. Clair also broke the world record in the equipped squat division without a suit at 672.4 pounds. The equipped division allows lifters to wear a squat suit and lifting belt as well as knee […]

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Four Jasper officers recognized by secret service

Four Jasper police officers received recognition for their roles in the investigation into a multi-state credit card fraud case. The United State Secret Service presented Detective Martin Loya and officers Brent Duncan, David Burger and Grant Goffinet an award for appreciation for outstanding assistance and support in the investigation. This work lead to multiple arrests in […]

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Two women arrested after drunken driving allegation

Jasper police ended up arresting a passenger for allegedly battering a police officer as well as the driver in what began as a drunken driving allegation Saturday night. Officers were notified of a possibly intoxicated driver northbound in a Kia Soul on U.S. 231 at about 10:30 p.m. Saturday. The caller reported the vehicle pulled […]

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