House paid internships application deadline approaches

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Local college students and recent graduates can apply online for internships at the Indiana Statehouse before the Oct. 31 deadline. The House of Representatives offers paid spring internships to college sophomores, juniors, seniors, graduate students, and recent graduates of all majors. Interns will work at the Statehouse in Indianapolis for the duration of the 2022…

Take survey to help Jasper Community Arts determine performance/entertainment choices

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Jasper Community Arts, a department of the City of Jasper, is seeking feedback from the community as it begins making plans for the 2022-2023 performance season at the Jasper Arts Center. Between September and April, JCA presents a 12-show performance season to the public. In order to accommodate a wide variety of interests, the season…

“Hearty Hearts” cardiac rehab club

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Jasper — The “Hearty Hearts” Rehab Club is an organization formed specifically for all former and current Memorial Hospital Cardiac Rehab and Angina Heart Therapy patients and their families.  The meetings are held quarterly and are conducted by the nurses and exercise physiologists of the Cardiac Rehab and Angina Heart Therapy department of Memorial Hospital…

Strings, Inc. announces upcoming public performances

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Strings Inc. will host free performances for the public on the following dates: Sunday, October 31, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. in Market Street Park in Huntingburg, Sunday, November 7, 2021, at 4 p.m. during the tree lighting at Market Street Park, Huntingburg; and Saturday, November 20, 2021 at 7 p.m. at the St. Ferdinand Church…

Medication Collection Day this Saturday, October 23 in Dubois County

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We are in our 20th year of medication collections in Dubois County, so come on out this Saturday with your old unwanted medications. You can be a part of the addiction solution by bagging your expired, unused, and unwanted pharmaceuticals and disposing of them at the Dubois County Medication Collection this Saturday, October 23, 2021 as…

Four Rivers Harvest Home Festival this weekend

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Begin – and complete – your holiday shopping early by taking advantage of the Four Rivers Arts and Crafts Harvest Home Festival this Saturday and Sunday at the Dubois County 4H Fairgrounds. This Southwest Indiana event features 250 booths teeming with exemplary hand-crafted merchandise. Vendors specializing in wood, clay, fabrics, yarns, wax, metals, glass, ceramics,…

Halloween activities and trick-or-treating times

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Upcoming Halloween activities and trick-or-treating information for Dubois County. If you are participating, please have porch lights on to accept costumed candy-seekers. Sunday, October 24 The Heart of Jasper has coordinated with the Jasper Public Library and the Jasper Parks and Recreation Department to provide a fun, Halloween-inspired day. At 3 p.m., the library will…

Crisis Connection hosting upcoming training sessions

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Crisis Connection is hosting two upcoming training sessions addressing. They are both open to the public. Details are included on each flyer.   Escalation Workshop (One Love Foundation) – It is an engaging and emotional film-based discussion workshop explaining the difference between healthy & unhealthy relationship behaviors.  It depicts example of relationship abuse including sexual, physical, and…

Saint Meinrad will host lecture on icons

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Iconographer Marek Czarnecki will present a lecture on Monday, October 25, 2021, at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology. His lecture, “The Technique of Icon Painting,” will be held at St. Bede Theater at 6:30 p.m. Central Time. The lecture is free and open to the public. To watch the livestream of the lecture,…

VUJ hosting preview days for prospective students

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Finding the right college is just as important as finding the best college.  Visiting the college is the best way to learn about a college, and Vincennes University Jasper is extending an invitation to a special event. Jasper PreVU is Wednesday, October 20.  This one-day event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. is the perfect…

Dr. Lorey named 2022 Superintendent of the Year for District 7

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The members of the Indiana Association of Public School Superintendents have named Dr. Tracy Lorey of Greater Jasper Consolidated Schools the 2022 Superintendent of the Year for District VII. Winners are selected by other superintendents in their district. Lorey has been superintendent since 2012, and previously served the district as a teacher, principal and curriculum…

DAV Chapter #77 to hold meeting

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DAV Chapter #77 will be meeting at 6:30 p.m. at VFW Post 673 Jasper on Thursday October 14, 2021.

County recorder and auditor recognized by Association of Indiana Counties

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Jackie McPherron, Dubois County Recorder, and Sandy Morton, Dubois County Auditor were recently among 40 county officials and their employees across the state of Indiana who received continuing education credit certificates in the Association of Indiana Counties (AIC) Institute of Excellence. McPherron was also among 9 others who received their Silver Masters Certificate for completing…

Spencer County Democrats hosting drive-thru appreciation dinner for frontline workers

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The Spencer County Democrats will show their appreciation to frontline workers at a drive-through-only carryout dinner on Sunday, October 17, 2021, at the Spencer County 4-H Center. Party volunteers will serve carry-out meals from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM or while supplies last. Sponsored by the Spencer County Democratic Central Committee, the menu will include…

Jasper-Dubois County Public Library partners with the Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center

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The Jasper-Dubois County Public Library is continuing its Community Engagement Program by again partnering with the Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center of Memorial Hospital during the month of October. The purpose of the project is to aid support services and programs for cancer patients. Some of these services and programs that are provided by the Lange-Fuhs Cancer…

Free septic system workshop October 14, 2021

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A free Septic System Workshop is being offered between 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm (EDT) on Thursday, October 14th.  It is a “stop in, visit and watch” event being offered on a home construction site.  A “chamber type” septic system is being installed.  Attendees may stop by for 15 minutes, or for the full 2…

Boone Township Consolidated School Reunion set for this weekend

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Students from the Boone Township Consolidated Schools are welcome to attend a reunion this Sunday, Oct. 10 at 1 p.m. The reunion will be held at Ireland Sportsman Club, 4758 N 550 W, Jasper, (five miles northwest of Ireland on County Road 550 W). Carry in dinner with a short, informative, fun program and tons…

YMCA holding Monster Dash 5K run/walk

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The Tri-County YMCA is holding its annual Monster Dash 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, October 30 at 10:00 a.m. EST. Families are welcome to participate. Walking and strollers are permitted. Be sure to wear your favorite Halloween costume, as there will be a youth and adult contest for best costume. Race Begins: 10:00 a.m. EST     Costume Contest: 11:15…

Dubois County Museum hosting Spooky Streets at the museum

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The Dubois County Museum is again sponsoring their Halloween program, Spooky Streets, on Thursday night, October 21, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the museum. The museum invites all ghosts and goblins to come prowl the dim, dark streets of Main Street at the museum, seeking to avoid store owners as they guard their shops. Come…

Safesitter class offered by YMCA

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Tri-County YMCA is offering a safe-sitter class at Old National Bank in Jasper on October 16 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Register by emailing jenny@tricountyymca.org or by calling 812-367-2323. Details are in the flyer below.

Regional Women’s Conference still has tickets available

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Indiana Regional Women’s Conference is set to take place on October 15, 2021. Register here https://warrickcountyincoc.wliinc27.com/events/Regional-Women-s-Conference-49163/details Scheduled Speakers include:      Keynote Speaker – Pat Koch, Santa Claus Village & Museum / Santa Claus Town Matriarch      Panel Discussion Speakers      Ann Knies – Owner, Chocolate Bliss       Cindy Gaskins,  Co-Founder of Sisson Steel, Pike County Community Foundation…

Dubois County 4-H Mini Fall Break Camp for Grades k-2

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Youth in grades K-2 are invited to attend our Fall Break Mini 4-H Camp on Tuesday, October 19th at the Clover Pavilion on the Dubois County 4-H Fairgrounds. Youth can come either at the morning session from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm or the afternoon session from 1:00 pm until 4:00 pm. Youth will enjoy…

Dubois County Marriage Licenses September 27 to October 3, 2021

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09/27/2021 Kody Gogel to Shaina Dant 09/28/2021  Ellie Elizabeth Ayers to Ruger Lee Kerstiens  Mark Christopher Giesler to Kyla Lynn Goller Donna Marie Scott to Elnesto Ray Valle  09/29/2021  Makayla Ellanora Dawn Weisheit to Max David Faiman  Kyle W. Jones to Morgan Alyse Seng 10/01/2021 Kelton Scott Allen to Alexandria Nicole Parker Peyton Elizabeth Ahlbrand…

Partners hosting Dia de Muertos/Day of Dead at Museum

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Have you ever visited or had the opportunity to create an Altar de Muertos? You live in the right community to participate in this cultural immersive experience. Dia de Muertos is sacred, it transcends beliefs, education, borders, it’s a day we honor the people we love who have died. These days are, as culture proclaims,…

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Oblate meeting set

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The Benedictine Oblates of Saint Meinrad Archabbey, Jasper Chapter will meet on Thursday, October 7 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. EST in Cherry Meeting Room A at the new Jasper Public Library, located in the Thyen-Clark Cultural Center. Chapter members will meet for fellowship and the customary evening prayer of Vespers according to the Liturgy…

Vincennes University Jasper College Fair is Oct. 4

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Vincennes University Jasper is hosting a College Fair on Monday, Oct. 4, 2021, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the Ruxer Student Center.  Students and parents from several high schools are invited to attend, including Forest Park, Heritage Hills, Jasper, Loogootee, Northeast Dubois, Pike Central, Shoals, Southridge, and Springs Valley. The College Fair provides an excellent…

Jasper Public Library October programs 

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Jasper Public Library October programs and events For programs that require registration, register on the event calendar at jdcpl.us or call 812-482-2712  Family Storytime– Tuesdays at 10am  MakerSpace Office Hours – Wednesdays & Thursdays from 1-4pm – MakerSpace Office Hours allow Makers to stop by and get more assistance with DIY projects and get answers to…

Ferdinand Library October programming

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Calendar below. Here are the highlights:  *Family Fall Fun Night will be on Tuesday, October 5th from 6-7pm.  We will celebrate Autumn with snacks and crafts.  Bring your own pumpkin & we’ll have the supplies to decorate it.    *Come to the Tri County YMCA on Wednesday, October 20th at 1:30pm for a presentation by Animal Tales: Creepy Critters.  This will…