Health background bolsters Braun gubernatorial campaign

by Whitney Downard, Indiana Capital Chronicle April 15, 2024 Sitting U.S. Sen. Mike Braun has emerged as a frontrunner in the hotly contested race to succeed the term-limited Gov. Eric Holcomb, consistently leading his five competitors in polling. The Jasper business owner, one of the wealthiest men in Congress, frequently invites the public to visit…

2024 Student Climate Film Festival nets diversity of local films

Green Drinks Dubois County will host the 2024 Student Climate Film Festival on April 19 at the Astra Theater in Jasper. Doors open at 5 p.m., and the program starts at 6 p.m. The event is free to attend, and all area students, family, friends, and anyone interested in seeing these short environmental documentaries produced…

Spring Medication Take Back Day Saturday April 27

Be a part of the addiction solution by bringing your expired, unused, and unwanted pharmaceuticals and disposing of them at the Dubois County Medication Collection on Saturday, April 27 in collaboration with the DEA National Pharmaceutical Drug Take Back Event. The Jasper State Police Post, located at 2209 Newton Street, will host the collection from…

Troubadours of Divine Bliss concert at the New Farmers’ store in Ferdinand

The popular folk duo Troubadours of Divine Bliss will perform at Keith Fritz’s restored New Farmers’ Store, 1245 Main Street in Ferdinand, on Saturday, April 27, from 7 to 9 p.m. ET. The concert will be outside, weather permitting. Guests should bring lawn chairs. If there’s inclement weather, the concert will be rescheduled. Admission is…

2nd Annual SOUP-port The Arts Event at The Thyen-Clark Cultural Center

The public is invited to join Jasper Community Arts at the 2nd Annual SOUP-port The Arts Eventin the Atrium at The Thyen-Clark Cultural Center on Sunday, April 21st, from noon to 2 p.m. Under the leadership and guidance of professional ceramic artist, Monte Young, several artists of all ages throughout the surrounding area have been…

Eclipse glasses recycling at Huntingburg Library

The Huntingburg Public Library is now accepting eclipse viewing glasses to be recycled in partnership with Astronomers Without Borders, a non-profit organization based in Calabasas, California. Patrons may deposit their viewing glasses at the Library during normal operating hours in a bin located in front of the Library’s electronic recycling depository next to the Circulation…

Ferdinand Heimatfest announces entertainment lineup

Ferdinand Heimatfest, sponsored by MasterBrand, announced the entertainment acts for the 2024 Heimatfest, which will be held on Friday, June 21st and Saturday, June 22nd, on the Ferdinand Community Center Grounds. Along with the announcement, Heimatfest officials also stated that registration for events and food booths is now open. Registration information can be found at…

Second Annual Va Bene Film Screening to be held at Thyen-Clark Cultural Center

Jasper natives Shalyn Grow and Asya Hildenbrand will host the second annual Va Bene Film Challenge Screening at the Thyen-Clark Cultural Center. The event starts at 6:30 p.m., with doors opening at 6:00 p.m. All students 18 and under can attend for free. Tickets for adults are $10, with all proceeds going toward next year’s…

Army Corps of Engineers seeking input for Patoka Lake Master Plan update

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is in the process of updating its 1974 Master Plan for Patoka Lake.  A Master Plan is the document that conceptually establishes and guides the orderly development, administration, maintenance, preservation, enhancement, and management of all natural, cultural, and recreational resources of a Corps water resource project. Public input is…