Monday, Patoka Lake reached the spillway elevation of 548.0, according to the U.S Army Corps of Engineers. As a result, there will be increased releases from the dam which in combination with uncontrolled runoff will increase the river stages downstream. The Patoka River water level gauge in Jasper now stands at 15.40 feet. According to the […]
The first stop of the 2019 WBDC Cornhole Tournament of Champions was held at the St Henry Heinrichsdorf Fest on Saturday, June 15. TJ Miller and Mike Harrison won the double-elimination match in the Pro-Division. MT Hole moved to the championship round after defeating the Rocky Bottom Farms in the quarterfinals. TJ and Mike then […]
Two roads came off Monday’s list of closures and five were added. The following roads are flooded as of Tuesday morning. Madison Township County Road 150 North west of County Road 750 West County Road 150 North between 500 West and 600 West County Road 875 West south of County Road 150 North County Road […]
On June 15, Sister Jolinda Snyder (formerly Ruth Beatrice Snyder) celebrated her 70th Jubilee, the anniversary of First Profession of Vows. The Eucharistic Liturgy was celebrated by Most Reverend Thomas John Paprocki, Bishop, Diocese of Springfield in Illinois.
Here I Grew Up to Make its World Premiere at the Lincoln Amphitheatre with a five-show run in late June and early July Here I Grew Up, a world premiere musical, will come to life this June 28 and 29 and July 11, 12, and 13 at the Lincoln Amphitheatre in Lincoln City, Indiana. Doors for each […]
In this image from Google Earth, the dam is on the right with the discharge area that feeds into the Patoka River. The wide channel to the left is the spillway. Water rushed over it in 2011 when the lake level reach 125 percent capacity. Officials are reporting the Patoka Lake Reservoir water level will […]
Dubois County has 24 roads flooded after Sunday afternoon and evening showers drenched the area with several inches of water (roads listed below). Huntingburg’s wastewater plant reported 7.9 inches falling overnight — the gauge there has a six-inch maximum range, it was dumped and had accumulated another 1.9 inches by the morning, according to the […]
St. Meinrad and Historic St. Boniface (Fulda) parishes will join with Saint Meinrad Archabbey to celebrate the solemnity of Corpus Christi on Sunday, June 23. Following the 8:30 a.m. Mass at St. Meinrad Parish, the Blessed Sacrament will be exposed for Eucharistic Adoration and devotion until 4 p.m. Beginning at 4 p.m., Archabbot Kurt Stasiak, […]
I gave a talk to the Indiana Superintendent’s Summit this week, and thought the issues I discussed might be of interest to Hoosiers as we think about our state’s economy. I began by sharing what the state’s Constitution says about education: “Knowledge and learning, general diffused throughout a community, being essential to the preservation of […]
The Dubois County Community Foundation presented Hosparus Health with a $10,000 grant to fund grief services at its new Southern Indiana office, which is slated to open in mid-August.
The Indiana Department of Environmental Management has approved an air permit for Riverview Energy to build a $2.5 billion coal-to-diesel plant in Dale. The company plans to build the first U.S. direct coal-hydrogenation project in Dale. Riverview plans to bring the plant to more than 500 acres of land annexed into the town in 2017. […]
DC Multisport announced a new race for Dubois County. The “Parklands 6-Hour Endurance Relay” is an endurance run set along the scenic paved trails of Jasper’s newly developed Parklands. The race is scheduled for July 27, 2019. After the event, Schnitz Pub & Brewery will open early and have some live entertainment that evening. Similar […]
Dubois County Circuit Court Judge Nathan Verkamp sentenced Kyle Schneider to 85 years in prison for the murder of Chloie Lubbehusen in a St. Anthony home earlier this year. Schneider received a sentence of six years recently for a Level 4 felony count of possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon bringing his […]
The eighth annual Heartland Half Marathon is scheduled for Saturday, September 21. The event will once again include a half marathon, 5K, and team challenge. Cash prizes will be given to the top three male and female half marathon finishers. First place will receive $500, second place $250, and third place $100. The races will […]
Glenda Steele, a former St. Henry resident and awarded journalist, has created a documentary piece that highlights the life of a remarkable Dubois County native, Ida Hagan. Ida Hagan Ida was a resident of the Pinkston Freedom Settlement. The settlement, located near the current location of the Huntingburg Conservation Club, was founded by her great-grandfather, […]
The City of Jasper has hired six interns for the summer of 2019 to aid in community projects in the coming months. Internships offered by the city are set to assist with career development by providing dynamic work experiences that provide young adults with opportunities to explore their interests and develop professional skills and abilities […]