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Two Jasper troopers recognized for service and dedication

Two Troopers from the Jasper District were honored on Friday at an awards ceremony at the Indiana Government Center. Senior Trooper Jarrod Lents was awarded as the 2016 Jasper District Trooper of the Year. This award was presented to Senior Trooper Lents for achieving outstanding enforcement efforts in the areas of traffic and criminal enforcement, […]

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Three Dubois County Girl Scout volunteers receive national recognition

Three Dubois County Girl Scout volunteers earned national recognition on April 18. Sarah Leinenbach, Kim Mehringer, and Melissa Ruschau received the Volunteer of Excellence Award, which recognizes volunteers who have contributed outstanding service while partnering directly with girls, or who have contributed outstanding service in support of the council’s mission delivery to girl and adult […]

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Habitat for Humanity to break ground on home this Saturday

Habitat for Humanity of Dubois County will host a groundbreaking ceremony at 604 E. Bretz Street, Huntingburg, at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 22. Executive Director Sarah Weatherwax will host the event alongside board members of Habitat for Humanity of Dubois County. Refreshments will be served. Dubois County community members are invited to attend to […]

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Man arrested for using Texas man’s identity to get a job, credit cards

Jasper police arrested Juan Manuel Soni Mendoza, of 3828 N. Portersville Road, Jasper, for allegedly using a Texas man’s identity to gain employment. Police received the information about the man using the Texas man’s name, birthday and social security number to gain employment. Police identified and located Mendoza at his place of employment and took […]

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Ferdinand Town Council: Big Foot is dead and several other projects face difficulties

Bigfoot is dead. The 27-year-old monster truck hauled its last load of sludge before its untimely demise. Unfortunately, according to Ferdinand Wastewater Superintendent Roger Schaefer, he needs to dispose of another 150,000 gallons to be able to limp along until autumn, at which time the new phosphorous/waste disposal system should be up and running and […]

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Jasper police seeking stolen vehicle

The Jasper Police Department asking the public to be on the lookout for a stolen vehicle that was taken from a residence on Jasper’s east side today. According to police, a white Toyota Camry four-door with the license plate number434LPK that has damage to the rear passenger side of the car was taken from the […]

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Garden Gate Jazz Fest street closures

In conjunction with the Garden Gate Festival, JazzedUp 5K/10K, and Kiwanis Car Show taking place in Huntingburg this weekend, the following streets will be closed: ·         Market Street beginning today, April 19 through Monday, April 24; ·         4th Street from Main to Van Buren Streets beginning Saturday, April 22 from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; […]

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New combined elementary school near Jasper Middle School one consideration for future needs

Facing aging buildings, outdated technological infrastructure and failing equipment, the Greater Jasper School Corporation is seeking input on moving forward to ensure its facilities continue to provide a proper education environment. Superintendent Dr. Tracy Lorey presented the results of a recently completed facility feasibility study to about 40 people who attended a public meeting Tuesday […]

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Tax statement explanation from the treasurer’s office

The Dubois County Treasurer’s Office released an explanation for the recent tax statements residents have received.There have been some questions regarding the new format of the tax statements.  Here is a brief explanation. The “A” portion is for your spring installment and the treasurer’s office will keep this for their records. The “C” portion is […]

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