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Brooklyn Harris awarded Tonya Heim Nursing Scholarship

Brooklyn Harris, RN is this year’s recipient of the $1,500 Tonya Heim Nursing Scholarship.  Tonya Heim is the vice president of patient services and chief nursing officer at Memorial Hospital. Harris works in surgical services at Memorial Hospital and plans to obtain a BSN degree. Harris began at Memorial Hospital as a certified surgical technician. She […]

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Spencer County crash kills man

Early Sunday morning a two-vehicle crash occurred on State Road 161 near County Road 300 South in Spencer County resulting in the death of one adult male.  The driver of the second vehicle also suffered life threatening injuries and was airlifted from the scene.  Indiana State Police Detective/Accident Reconstructionist Josh Greer and Trooper/Accident Reconstructionist Ross […]

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Call for vendors for Ferdinand Farmers’ Market

Area gardeners, farmers, artists, artisans, musicians, and wellness leaders are invited to be involved in the second annual Ferdinand Farmers’ Market. The gathering will be located in the heart of Ferdinand on the beautiful lawn of Soup-N-Such Bistro at the historic Wollenmann Home at 1150 Main Street. Open from 9:00 to noon Eastern, the market will convene on the second […]

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New VP for development named at Saint Meinrad

Duane Schaefer has been appointed vice president for development at Saint Meinrad Archabbey succeeding Michael Ziemianski, who died suddenly on June 25. Schaefer brings to the Development Office a 20-year association with Saint Meinrad, as well as a wealth of experience. In January 2000, he joined the Development Office staff as the associate director of […]

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Police seeking armed robbery suspect (Updated)

Update: On Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at approximately 3:03 p.m. officers with the Jasper Police Department located the suspect vehicle involved in the armed robbery near Sure Stay Hotel. Officers performed a traffic stop upon the suspect vehicle and were able to take the suspect, Collin Thomas, into custody. Thomas was transported to the Jasper […]

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Ferdinand, Holland storm sirens not working

As a result of the monthly testing of the Dubois County emergency sirens July 1, 2019, the northside siren in Ferdinand and the Holland siren were found to not currently be in service.  Federal Field Services have been notified of the issue and they will be inspecting the siren and working to repair it.   Local officials and Dubois County Emergency Management are encouraging all residents of Ferdinand to be aware […]

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Orange County: One dead in ultralight crash

Update: Indiana State Police have released the identity of the man killed in the crash. Adam Hill, 42, Orleans, was pronounced dead at the scene. Original: An occupant of an ultralight was pronounced dead at the scene of a crash in northern Orange County Monday evening. Orange County 911 Dispatch received a call reporting the […]

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Opinion: Erasing college debt is an astonishingly bad idea

Every presidential campaign contains a share of pandering drivel. One idea that currently fits that bill is the idea of cancelling the roughly $1.6 trillion of outstanding college debt. I will explain why this is a bad idea, and outline some of the real problems underlying college costs. However, I must begin by noting that […]

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‘Straight Garbage’ wins Celestine Streetfest WBDC cornhole tournament

The 2019 WBDC Cornhole Tournament of Champions Farewell Tour continued over the weekend at the Celestine Streetfest. Kyle Brown and Cody Englert of “Straight Garbage” won the double-elimination in the Pro-Division of the WBDC Cornhole of Champions.  “Straight Garbage” captured their victory by defeating the “Holy Cow” comprised of Randy Johnson and Ryan Walker in […]

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Several important criminal justice laws take effect July 1

The vast majority of the bills signed by Gov. Eric Holcomb officially become law on July 1, 2019. Many will directly impact criminal justice, the prosecutor’s office, and our local community. Dubois County Prosecutor Anthony Quinn highlighted some of these new laws.  SEA 551 – SEA 551 allows parents to seek a protective order against […]

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Patoka Lake to fall below spillway by Saturday

Patoka Lake near Dubois has been at or above spillway elevation of 548.0 since June 18, 2019. The lake has been elevated most of the year due to heavy rains in the region, with 47 inches of rain recorded at Patoka Lake Dam since January 1, 2019. The lake is projected to go below the […]

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Dubois County offers amnesty for failure to report crimes against children

Dubois County law enforcement is offering a limited-time amnesty program for individuals who have previously failed to report incidents of child abuse or neglect.  In recent weeks, Dubois County law enforcement has conducted a number of separate investigations which have disclosed repeated instances of adults who have failed to report child abuse as required by […]

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Dubois County Tourism presents Thunder Over Patoka

Dubois County Tourism announced that they are once again the presenting sponsor of this year’s Thunder Over Patoka fireworks show. On Saturday, July 6, thousands of people will head to Patoka Lake to watch the huge fire rockets shoot into the sky over the clear water. Whether near the Patoka Beach area, on a boat, […]

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