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Jasper Community Arts hosting painting and wine event this Friday

Jasper Community Arts will host a Canvas and Cabernet painting event at the Krempp Gallery at the Jasper Arts Center. The event is designed for the beginner to the experienced artist and will provide step-by-step instruction by local artist/instructor, Jen Tolbert, with all painting materials included. This painting event will take place on Friday, December […]

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Democrats to caucus to replace Ferdinand Clerk-Treasurer

The Dubois County Democratic Central Committee will caucus to fill the Ferdinand Clerk-Treasurer position. The caucus will be held at the Ferdinand Town Hall, 2605 Main Street, in the council meeting room on Monday, December 18, 2017 at 6 p.m. The caucus is necessary as Beverly Schulthise recently announced she would resign from the position. Beverly […]

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Two in jail after traffic stop in Jasper

A traffic stop ended with two people in jail after officers determined the passenger was wanted on several warrants in Orange County and the driver had methamphetamine in his hotel room. A Jasper police officer stopped a Dodge Spirit near the intersection of 25th Street and Cathy Lane for allegedly driving 34 mph in a 25 […]

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Commissioners ask for compromise on motocross proposal

As the Dubois County 4H Council continues to explore the potential for adding a motocross track to the 4H Fairgrounds, neighboring families are speaking up to dissuade them from the idea. Jake Memmer, the treasurer for the council in charge of the fairgrounds and the annual fair, spoke briefly to the Dubois County Commissioners on […]

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Santa Claus Postmark now available

The special Santa Claus holiday postmark is now available at the Santa Claus Post Office. This famous small-town post office is the only one in the world with the Santa Claus name and receives over 400,000 pieces of mail in December. The Santa Claus Post Office has offered the special postmark every holiday season since […]

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The check was presented to Mentors for Youth last Thursday, November 30.

Masterbrand employees donation supports local families’ Christmas needs

Mentors for Youth will receive a $928 donation to help ten families for Christmas thanks to the night shift at MasterBrand’s Ferdinand facility shipping department. As part of the company’s efforts to create an environment in which associates build a supportive and caring work atmosphere, the night shift employees decided to raise money to support Mentors. […]

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Single-vehicle crash sends driver to hospital

A driver was injured when he lost control of his car in a curve on U.S. 231 Sunday night. Deputies responded to the report of a crash involving a 1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee on U.S. 231 north of County Road 500N near Haysville at about 11 p.m. Deputies determined Christopher Manning, 44, of Jasper, was […]

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City accepting grant requests from Huntingburg Assistance Fund

Grant requests for the Huntingburg Assistance Fund, a collection of community gifts that are distributed to nonprofit charities helping the less fortunate, are currently being accepted. The fund has been in place for more than 20 years, and provides charities with grants to support need-based services to the less fortunate during the holidays and New […]

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Public reception at Krempp Gallery tonight to celebrate opening of annual holiday exhibit

The Jasper Community Arts Commission will celebrate the annual holiday exhibit of artwork by its Visual Arts Committee members with a public reception on Friday, December 1st, 7 to 9 pm.  The Visual Arts Committee is comprised of a broad spectrum of area volunteers.  This includes working artists, teachers, and interested patrons. The annual holiday […]

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Christmas Journey to parade through Huntingburg Saturday

Destination Huntingburg will be hosting “A Christmas Journey” this Saturday, December 2 at 6:30 p.m. This year’s event will start at St. Mary’s Catholic Church at 313 N. Washington. The St. Mary’s Youth Praise Choir will be singing Christmas carols in the candlelit church from 6:30 p.m. to 6:50 p.m. The Three Wise Men will […]

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Man arrested for rape, molestation charges

A Jasper resident was arrested Thursday morning on preliminary charges of rape and child molestation after an investigation by Indiana State Police detectives. The department in conjunction with the Indiana Department of Child Services opened the investigation on October 25, 2017, after receiving a complaint of inappropriate contact with a minor that occurred between 2011 […]

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Will Read and Sing to feature Southridge Football head coach Scott Buening

Southridge Raiders head football coach Scott Buening will participate in this Saturday night’s Will Read and Sing For Food public benefit show at 7 p.m. at Jasper Engines And Transmissions Power Drive facility (1220 Power Drive, Jasper). The Raiders recently won the Class 2A state championship game after coming from behind to defeat Woodlan 15-14 […]

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Huntingburg growth requires water plant expansion; water distribution work

Huntingburg’s water department has several large projects in the works to allow for the continued growth of the city. Department supervisor Gary Meyerholtz informed the common council he was expecting the plant to be running at full capacity by 2025 at the current rate of growth in the city’s industrial and residential areas. While Meyerholtz admitted […]

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Jasper resident arrested on molesting charges

A Jasper man was charged with child molesting and criminal confinement Tuesday. The Jasper Police Department arrested Alejandro Hernandez, 52, of Reese Street, at 4 p.m. on a Level 1 felony charge of child molestation, a Level 4 felony charge of child molestation and a Level 5 felony count of criminal confinement. Police allege Hernandez […]

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