The Jasper Municipal Water Utility has been awarded the 2018 Wendell LaDue Utility Safety Award from the American Water Works Association. “Winning this award is a great accomplishment for our utility,” Jasper Gas & Water Manager Tim Doersam said. “The dedication of our employees to work safely day in and day out, often in extreme conditions, […]
The historic Astra Theatre is set to reopen this weekend with a sold-out concert after more than a year of renovations and three years of efforts by the volunteer group The Next Act. The group raised more than $2 million for the extensive project. The iconic marquee was relit in a celebration held Wednesday evening […]
A Princeton man and a Vincennes man were charged with 13 different counts after a car chase ended with them crashing and running from police Wednesday evening. The incident began when police received a report of a reckless driver eastbound on Interstate 64 at at the 58 mile-marker. The motorist reported the Dodge Charger was […]
It began with an unfunded mandate from the Indiana Department of Environmental Management — too much phosphorous was leaching into the sewer system and something had to be done. Following a study, Midwestern Engineering was hired to design something to fix the problem. Graves Plumbing (Switz City), was low bidder to build the plant after […]
What’s the most important number regarding a person’s health? Blood pressure; waist size; blood sugar; cholesterol? Nope. It’s your zip code, Ashlee Sudbury, Purdue Extension’s community wellness coordinator for Dubois County, told the Huntingburg Council at Tuesday’s meeting. Sudbury was on hand to answer questions regarding the adoption of a Complete Street policy for the […]
Knox County — The Knox County Prosecutor’s Office has filed two counts of driving while intoxicated causing death, a Level 5 Felony, against Kyle Mason, 34, of Oaktown. The criminal charges stem from an incident that occurred during the early morning hours of February 4th near Oaktown. Mason was issued a summons to appear in court for […]
Serenity Hopster, 7, a first grader at Fifth Street Elementary was honorary mayor for the day at Jasper. The daughter of Kristi Hopster and Robert McKinney won the fun day with Mayor Terry Seitz in a recent silent auction at the school.
The Jasper Police Department is asking for help to determine the perpetrators of an act of vandalism to the pickleball courts at Gutzweiler Park that was found Sunday. Anyone with information is asked to contact the police department at 812-482-2255 or on the anonymous tip line at 812-482-2677 (COPS).
The Dubois County Sheriff’s Department is seeking witnesses to a crash that occurred at Bretzeville Junction last Friday. According to authorities, Stola R. Kissel, 64, of Santa Claus, was stopped in the northbound lane of State Road 162 waiting on the automatic signal. When it turned green and she proceeded forward, her 2017 Kia Forte LX was […]
Community groups and school programs receive $12,400 through Operation Round Up grants The trustees for the Dubois REC Operation Round Up fund met last month to award $12,400 in grants to seven local organizations. Operation Round Up is just what the name implies. Dubois REC simply rounds up the electric bill of participating members to […]
The City of Huntingburg is conducting “Spring Cleanup Days,” next Thursday, April 12 from 1:00 – 7:00 p.m.; Friday, April 13 from 1:00 – 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 14 from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Street Department, located at 1103 E 1st Street in Huntingburg. “Spring Cleanup Days” provides city residents the opportunity to safely dispose of […]
Jasper officers and Dubois County deputies arrested a Jasper man after being notified of drug activity going on at a residence on the 1400 block of Jackson Street. Police arrived at the residence and made contact with the 33-year-old resident and determined he was in possession of 42 doses of LSD. He was charged with possession […]
Two people were jailed and a 2-month-old child became a ward of the state after police responded to the report of a woman with an infant acting erratically at the Jasper Walmart Wednesday morning. Jasper police were called to the store at 6 a.m. after officers were told that, at one point, the woman had […]
The Muller family notified family members, employees and their loyal customers this week that Muller True Value Hardware will be closing its door permanently after serving the Ferdinand community for more than 45 years. Monday, April 30th will be the last day of operation for the locally owned hardware store. “It is with deepest sorrow […]
The Dubois Branch Library will host a session with Timothy Wilkerson on using practical astrology to create your own star chart on April 16th from 6 to 8 p.m. Thousands of years of observation brought forth the idea that maybe the stars were indicators of earthly concerns. There seemed to be an association between the wandering […]