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Dubois County Cares bringing new asset to help parents recognize drug issues

The Dubois County CARES Coalition was one of 112 community coalitions honored during a graduation ceremony at CADCA’s (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America) National Leadership Forum, just outside of Washington, D.C. Each coalition received a graduation certificate for completing CADCA’s National Coalition Academy, a rigorous training program designed to increase the effectiveness of community drug […]

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Ribbon cutting planned for new mental health service

The Jasper Chamber will host a ribbon cutting at New Visions Counseling Center, 4201 Mannheim Road, Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at 11 a.m. New Visions Counseling provides a plethora of mental health services including anger management, family counseling, group therapy, individual counseling, drug and alcohol issues as well as drug screenings. This is a new […]

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MasterBrand VP recognized for support of citizen soldier

A MasterBrand supervisor was recognized for his support of a citizen soldier in his department while he was deployed to Kuwait. Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), Mr. Jackie Ash, presented Senior Vice President Bob Donnelly the Patriot Award for his continued support of Nick Arthur as he served in Kuwait in the […]

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Recent scam uses Dubois County Courthouse as caller ID

Wednesday evening the Dubois County Sheriff’s Department received the report of a new scam involving the Dubois County Courthouse. The victim received a call from a number with the Caller ID of listed as the Dubois County Courthouse. The caller informed the victim they were at fault for not appearing for jury duty and they […]

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Sheriff’s Department: Fleming promoted to sergeant

The Dubois County Sheriffs Department announced Deputy C. Patrick Fleming was promoted to be the department’s newest sergeant. Fleming is a 1987 graduate of Jasper High School and attended Vincennes University Jasper Center and Indiana State University.  Fleming joined the Dubois County Sheriff’s Department as a jail officer. He worked in that position for four and […]

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Wehr seeking re-election to Huntingburg Council

Tim Wehr has announced his intention to seek re-election for the Huntingburg Common Council At-Large seat in 2019 as an Independent candidate.  Councilman Wehr currently holds the at-large position and serves as council president. Tim stated that he wants to continue to be an active part of growth and development of Huntingburg. “I have learned […]

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Lincoln Amphitheatre announces stacked season of entertainment for 2019

Molly Hatchet, John Waite, Henry Lee Summer, Ben and Noel Haggard, and the premiere of a new Lincoln play highlight the lineup for the 2019 Lincoln Amphitheatre performance series    The Lincoln Amphitheatre’s 2019 performance series will continue to feature a diverse lineup of performances highlighted by appearances by rock, pop, country, classical, and family entertainment. […]

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Police: 32 felonies and counting in identity theft case

A woman originally arrested last week for possession of methamphetamines is now facing a slew of felonies for allegedly stealing from local mailboxes. Jasper police and Dubois County deputies originally responded to the Super 8 hotel after receiving a tip of possible drug activity there on January 28. While there, they met with Tawna L. […]

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Jasper man arrested for $100k in thefts from local company

A former Kimball Electronics employee was arrested for allegedly stealing more than $100,000 worth of items from the company. According to the Jasper Police Department, an investigation was launched last Friday after they received information from the company about the thefts that had occurred from July of 2018 to December of 2018. Monday at 2:45 […]

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Commentary: Study marks Indiana “at risk”

Last week the Brookings Institution released yet another study that should be read aloud in every Hoosier school, city council and in the General Assembly. This study was an examination of the automation risks to employment across the nation. It is worth discussing the findings, with a focus on what is currently happening in Indiana […]

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TRI-CAP: Program accreditation promotes healthy children

Prevent Child Abuse America (PCA America) announced that the Healthy Families America (HFA) affiliate, TRI-CAP has been accredited as a provider of high quality home visiting services to families who want to improve their child’s health, nutrition and developmental outcomes. HFA is a signature program of PCA America that has been providing home visiting services […]

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Ice fishing accident results in Loogootee man’s death

A Loogootee man died after falling through ice while ice fishing Friday. According to Indiana Conservation Officers, the Daviess County Sheriff’s Department received a call a 7 p.m. Friday. Multiple agencies responded to the scene and South East Fire District rescue personnel were able to bring 55-year-old Roger T. Williams to the shore where he […]

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Erny named 2018 LCM award recipient

Ashley Erny was named the 2018 recipient of the Little Company of Mary Award at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center. The LCM Award is given annually to an employee nominated by his or her co-workers and chosen from a group of finalists by the hospital’s Mission Committee. Nominees for this award demonstrate Memorial Hospital’s […]

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