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Letter: Response to Merle letter regarding C2D

A recent June 19 letter in the “Dubois County Free Press” Greg Merle, President of Riverview Energy, described the opposition’s point of view to the proposed direct coal hydrogenation project in Dale, Indiana as “propaganda” and “a mechanism of control” explaining that “fear is the oldest and most devious method known to man to control […]

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USI, Memorial Hospital partner to bring nurses to area

The College of Nursing and Health Professions at the University of Southern Indiana will partner with Memorial Hospital and other rural communities to increase the number of registered nurses in the area. The college received a four-year grant of more than $2 million to increase the number of registered nurses trained in primary care to […]

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Bombers continue winning

The Dubois County Bombers continued their charge to the top of the Ohio Valley League East Division last night by soundly defeating the Fulton Railroaders 10–2. It was the Bombers 8th win in their last nine games. If you prefer a pitching duel, you would have enjoyed most of the game. Bombers starter Jake Lewis […]

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E Street Drummer Max Weinberg to bring interactive show to the Lincoln Amphitheatre

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, member of Bruce Spingsteen’s E Street band, and longtime Late Night with Conan O’Brien band leader, Max Weinberg will bring his interactive show “Max Weinberg’s Jukebox” to Lincoln City on Saturday, July 21. Doors for the show open at 5 p.m. and regional favorites The Easthills will open with a performance […]

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Jasper-Dubois County Public Library and the Dubois County Museum partner to provide more access to museum

The Jasper-Dubois County Public Library and the Dubois County Museum have created a program in which all four libraries (Jasper, Ferdinand, Dubois, and Birdseye) will be circulating museum passes that allow up to four people free access into the museum. The purpose of this program is to increase museum awareness and attendance as well as […]

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Jasper Main Street becomes two-way up to Ninth Street

Jasper’s Main Street between Seventh and Ninth will become a two-way street starting Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at 5 p.m. The move to turn the one-way street to a two-way became a consideration as the board of public works discussed the common occurrence of drivers proceeding the wrong way on the street. They decided to […]

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Bombers hold on for 13-12 win over Flash

The game ended just in time for the Bombers to retain a 13-12 win last night. The win brings us to only 1/2 game out of the lead in the OVL East Division. Henderson fought back after being down by eight runs in the seventh inning and scoring 4 runs in the ninth. The comeback […]

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Dubois County schools receive grants for security

The Indiana Secured School Safety Board recently approved more than $14 million in matching grants to enhance school security by allowing local school corporations to add resource officers, equipment and conduct threat assessments. Greater Jasper Consolidated School Corporation received $41,247.50; Southwest Dubois County School Corporation received $50,000.00; Southeast Dubois County received $27,021.00; and Northeast Dubois County received $35,000.00 in […]

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Electric cooperative sponsors students at camp and for DC trip

The Dubois Rural Electric Cooperative sponsored four students at the annual Touchstone Energy Camp. The camp was held June 6 through 9, 2018, at Camp Tecumseh in Brookston, Indiana. Students entering seventh grade this fall were eligible to attend and were selected by their local cooperative to participate in the three-day program. The students’ agenda […]

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The Parklands opens!

The new 75-acre park, The Parklands, officially opened Saturday. It is located on the former Jasper Country Club property. The entrance is off of 15th Street across from the National Guard Armory.

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Police seeking alleged creeper

The Jasper Police Department issued an advisory to residents to be on the lookout for a red Chevrolet Cruz or Cobalt with Indiana temporary tags. The department received two separate complaints Sunday about the occupant of this vehicle. Two young women have reported the driver described as a white male estimated to be between 30 […]

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Crawford County shooting leaves one dead, one injured

Sulphur — Indiana State Police are investigating a shooting that left one person dead and another injured Sunday afternoon in Crawford County. The shooting involved two men and occurred at about 2 p.m. at 24950 Easy Street, south of Sulphur. Police have declined to release the two men’s names at this time. They did state […]

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