The Huntingburg Mayoral Candidates respond to League Stadium movie night fiasco

Janet Kemp’s response: I am writing this editorial as a candidate for the Mayor of Huntingburg. I write this with the hopes to explain my main reasons why I disagreed with a political party sponsoring a community event and celebration. First and foremost, I am a candidate for Mayor, and after working so closely with…

Huntingburg denies lease for planned Republican Party movie night at League Stadium; Mayor chastises parks superintendent for screening city requests

The Huntingburg Parks board met last night for the monthly meeting. On the agenda was the proposed lease of League Stadium by the Republican Party. At the June board meeting Denny Spinner approached the board concerning leasing the stadium to show “A League of Their Own” to celebrate the 20 anniversary of the production and…

New group formed to get people involved in local aviation at the Huntingburg Municipal Airport

So I found myself in a small plane with decor that reminded me of my parent’s old wooden paneled station wagon. This wasn’t where I was supposed to be right now; this was supposed to be a little breakfast and some talk about airplanes with a bunch of enthusiasts from the area. But there came…

Former Bomber is now a Yankee; Cory Wade shores up big league bullpen

Bomber owner John Bigness had heard the name Cory a lot in his 10 years as owner of the Dubois County Bombers and the former Bluff City Bombers (Alton, IL, 2002-04). When the New York Yankees signed Cory Wade on June 13th to shore up their bullpen, Bigness, a lifelong Yankee fan, couldn’t help but…

Former Razorback Petrino arrested Sunday night in Huntingburg for OWI and drug charges

Former Backup Quarterback for the Arkansas Razorbacks, Nick Petrino was arrested Sunday night for OWI, possession of marijuana, a legend drug , and paraphernalia. According to the police report, a Huntingburg Officer was dispatched to the 400 block of North Main Street for a possible drunk driver operating a 2010 Mercedes with Arkansas plates. The…

Jasper Clean Energy agrees to provide extra funding for city fire department and security deposit in proposed lease

The City of Jasper continues to address the concerns of citizens during the lease negotiation. Today the city released more details concerning this process. Jasper Clean Energy has agreed to donate $50,000 to the Jasper Fire Department and $25,000 donation annually for the city’s volunteer fire department. According to Mayor Schmitt this is because the…

Nicholson declares Republican candidacy for Jasper Clerk Treasurer

Cindy Nicholson has announced as a Republican candidate for the position of Clerk-Treasurer for the City of Jasper.  The 50-year old lifelong resident of Jasper has been office manager for her family’s company, Gudorf Supply Co. of Jasper and is also employed at the Doodlebug. Nicholson considers her years in business as one of her…

The review of the proposed biomass conversion of the Jasper Power Plant by Dr. Shaddix

Review of Twisted Oak Proposal and Associated Literature Christopher R. Shaddix, PhD Consultant to Jasper, IN Utilities Board July 5, 2011 Summary of proposal: Twisted Oak proposes to repower the existing 14.5 MW stoker grate boiler, previously operated on a local coal source, as a 15 MW biomass boiler utilizing locally grown Miscanthus.1 In addition,…