Rapid tests not available at Regional Covid-19 testing site at this tim

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Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Dubois County Regional COVID Testing Site no longer has the Rapid COVID-19 tests available.  Our last order for the BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag cards used to perform the rapid test, was not fulfilled.  The Indiana State Department of Health is currently working to correct the demand/supply chain issue.  If a rapid…

Red Cross: Donors needed now to address historically low blood supply

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Limited-edition long-sleeved T-shirts for those who come to give around holidays Nearly two years into the pandemic, everyone has earned a holiday break with their family and friends. But as the nation gathers again for celebrations this season, the American Red Cross, which provides 40% of the country’s blood, is facing historically low blood supply…

Spencer County commissioner elected VP of Indiana Association of County Commissioners

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Spencer County Commissioner Heather Gries was elected Vice President of the Indiana Association of County Commissioners (IACC) South West District during their recent annual conference.  Knox County Commissioner Kellie Streeter stated that “Gries will be a great spokesperson for their district and is very dedicated to improving local government.”  As District Vice President, Gries will…

Christmas crèches on display at Archabbey Library

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An exhibit of Christmas crèches from around the world will be on display in the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library from December 11, 2021, through January 6, 2022. The display features crèches from the monastery collection, as well as from the Catherine A. Smith Nativity Collection, which was donated to Saint Meinrad in 2002 in memory…

Dubois County Marriage Licenses November 29 to December 05, 2021

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11/29/2021 Audrey Jane Mehling to Damon Matthew McClellan 12/01/2021  Dustin Jade Shepherd to Kisiah Marie Brown  Jacob William Nash Cole Keller to Michaela Nicole Perkins  12/03/2021  Ryan Jeffrey Lenahan to Madonna Joelyn Argueta  Ean Matthew Herchel Wilder to Madylin Rita Pieper Tracy Fredric Warner to Melinda Ellen Mauldin  Alonso Rivas to Sandra Vanessa Ramirez Ayala…

Patoka Lake hosts eagle watch and related events, Jan. 8 

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Patoka Lake is hosting several programs during its 34th annual Eagle Watch Event, which will be on January 8, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Patoka Lake Nature Center. Interpretive naturalist Wade LeHue will present a live bald eagle, and Dana Recklehoff will share the stories of Patoka Lake’s raptors. Brian Finch,…

VUJ hosting Santa’s Holiday Extravaganza

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Vincennes University Jasper will host Santa’s Holiday Extravaganza on Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the CTIM building. The public is invited to the free event that includes photos with Santa, festive crafts, storytime with Mrs. Claus, letter-writing to Santa, and refreshments.

Christmas activities continue in Huntingburg

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On December 4, Huntingburg is hosting its annual candlelit Christmas Parade from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. EST. Beginning at St. Mary’s, the parade will start with caroling and trailing the Christmas Star along4th Street. Joined by a Latino Choir, Santa, and the SHS band at City Hall, the candlelit parade will continue to Salem…

Community Christmas Tree set for season

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Patricia Voegerl thinks the huge cedar decorating the Downtown Square likely started with a bird dropping a seed in their yard on Division Road. When it sprouted up, she ended up moving it to a better location and there it grew for more than 40 years by her estimate. She and her husband, Gilbert, donated…

Popular musical set to open in cultural center theatre

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The crossing lives of a young couple set to 16 musical pieces will fill the intimate space of the Thyen-Clark Cultural Center’s Black Box Theatre with the rising joy, crashing anger, and ultimate sadness of a five-year relationship this week. Actors Community Theatre will present Jason Robert Brown’s production of ‘The Last Five Years’, a…

Lincoln Drama Association is bringing ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ to Spencer County

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The Lincoln Drama Association will present the family-friendly and holiday favorite It’s a Wonderful Life as part of and in conjunction with the Santa Claus Christmas Celebration weekends.  The performances will be held at the Heritage Hills High School auditorium on Saturday, December 11 at 1 p.m., 3 p.m., and 6:30 p.m.; Saturday, December 18, at 1…

Jasper 2022 calendars now available

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The City of Jasper announces the 2022 calendars for Jasper city residents are available for pick up at the following locations: • Jasper City Hall, 610 Main Street, at the reception desk from7:30am – 4:00pm• Utility Office drive-thru from 7:30am – 4:00pm• Jasper Police Station, 309 E. 6th Street, any time• Jasper Park & Recreation…

Celestine set to celebrate holiday season

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Celestine will host the annual parade and Christmas Tree lighting this Sunday, December 5, 2021. The festivities begin at 8 a.m. with a cookie walk at the St. Isidore Parish Center. At 5 p.m., the town will host a candy cane chase and at 6 p.m., the annual Christmas Parade through the town is set…

What is your favorite Christmas movie, and why is it Die Hard?!?

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Now we have tickets. Ho ho ho! The action-packed film Die Hard at the Astra Theatre on Saturday, December 18 is our Christmas present to you all! Suspense. . . check. Action. . . definitely. A Christmas movie. . . ummm, we think so. Tickets are on sale now at www.TheNextAct.org.  General admission tickets on…

Dubois County Museum hosting Cookie Walk

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The Dubois County Museum will hold its annual Cookie Walk on Saturday, December 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and on Sunday, December 12, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The cookie sale is organized with the cookies and candies made by museum volunteers and the ladies of Indiana Beta Gamma Chapter of Alpha…

Weyer recognized for service at Tri-County YMCA

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The Indiana State Alliance of YMCA’s recognized outstanding policy volunteers at the recent leadership conference held in Indianapolis. Local volunteer and Tri-County YMCA board member Neil Weyer was recognized along with 19 other volunteers from across the state of Indiana for outstanding leadership. Neil served as the Chief Volunteer Officer for the Tri-County YMCA from…

Romy and Clare work on display in December

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Jasper Community Arts will feature the work of local artists Clare Backer Bies and Romy Kissel for the months of December 2021 and January 2022 at the Thyen-Clark Cultural Center.   A life-long friendship led to the creative partnership of Clare Backer Bies and Romy Kissel. Both sets of the lady’s parents were childhood friends and…

Jasper Arts hosting annual volunteer thank you

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The Jasper Community Arts will celebrate volunteers and supporters as well as the opening of the annual holiday exhibit with a special public reception at the Thyen-Clark Cultural Center in The Galleries on Friday, December 3, 2021, from 5 to 8 pm.  The annual holiday reception also serves as a thank you and recognition to…

Dubois County Marriage Licenses November 15 to November 21, 2021

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11/16/2021  John E. Garland to Karen Ann Ubelhor  11/17/2021 Colten David Hasenour to Molley Marie Scott  Anthoyn A. Jones to Sorinthea L. Brandenburg  11/18/2021  Larry Neal Hall Jr. to Marcela Beatriz Carbajal Ramos  Brittany Latham Schott to Samantha Ann Humbert 

Memorial Hospital Foundation celebrates GivingTuesday

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This GivingTuesday, the Memorial Hospital Foundation invites everyone to join the movement by donating to the area of Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center that has impacted you the most in 2021.  GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement, unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and their world. GivingTuesday will kick off the…

Santa set to visit Dubois County Museum

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On Saturday, December 4 the museum sponsors “A Child’s Christmas”.  The program will be from 12 to 4 p.m. Santa arrives at the museum from 12 to 2 p.m. for visits and pictures. A wide variety of crafts and games will be available for all to participate. Each child will receive a goody bag.  From…

Mallory Peter named newest Daisy Award winner

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Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center announced Mallory Peter RN as the next recipient of the DAISY Award.  Peter works in Memorial Hospital’s Critical Care Services and was nominated for the award by a COVID patient for her kindness, care, and compassion. Peter stayed with the patient to help alleviate fear and created a “things…

Clarence Marie Elkins celebrates 100 years; here are 1,000 words on her incredible life

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There aren’t enough words to encapsulate 100 years of a life in this world. Clarence Marie Elkins turned 100 on Friday last week and her family celebrated her birthday on Sunday. Ms. Elkins’ daughter, Diane Wininger, wrote this brief history of her mother’s incredible life. Clarence Marie Elkins has spent her entire 100 years of…

Jasper’s O’Tannenbaum Days coming up

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O’Tannenbaum Days will celebrated the festive season in Jasper on December 3, 4, and 5, 2021. The huge, lit Christmas tree in the center of Downtown Jasper will welcome visitors, relatives, residents, and friends to the annual Christmas celebration. The square is covered in lights strung from the Dubois County Courthouse and on the many…

Holiday Arts Market highlights handmade artwork

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Jasper Community Arts will host the 2021 Holiday Arts Market at the Thyen-Clark Cultural Center for the first weekend of December in combination with O’Tannenbaum Days.  Visit the Thyen-Clark Cultural Center on Friday, December 3, 2021, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, December 4, 2021, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. as we…

St. Joseph Jasper providing free Thanksgiving meals on Thursday

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Free Thanksgiving meals will be available on Thursday at two drive-through locations.  Saint Joseph in Jasper will be doing a distribution at the former 10th Street School location and Saint Mary in Huntingburg will distribute in their north main parking lot.  Both locations will be serving 11:00 a.m. until they are gone. Shut-ins, persons with disabilities,…

RENEE to perform at Alfordsville Church

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Christian pop duo, RENEE, will perform at the Alfordsville Assembly of God Church at 6 p.m. on December 4th. Renee is the sister-due Riley Renee, 19, and Rachael Renee, 18, who started singing at the ages of 5 and 6 in local nursing homes and churches and grew up surrounded by Southern Gospel music.  The…

Niehaus Park walking trail/driving range closed Sunday

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Huntingburg — Due to a disc golf tournament taking place on Sunday, November 21, 2021, at Niehaus Park, the driving range and walking trail will be closed between 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Both amenities will re-open at 7:00 p.m.

Huntingburg Public Library December activities

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Children’s Story Hour- Mondays 11 a.m.-12 and Thursdays 1-2 p.m. (Ages 3-5) Silly Safari Reindeer Program – Tuesday, December 7, 6 p.m. (All ages). Join us to meet a live reindeer, receive a gift and a take-home craft! “Gingerbread House” Craft – Wednesday, December 8, 6-7:30 (Ages 15 and up). Create a non-edible “Gingerbread” house…