Stolen vehicle recovered, Jasper woman arrested

Jasper police recovered a stolen vehicle and arrested a Jasper woman Friday. According to authorities, they received a report of a red Chevrolet Lumina that had been stolen from a residence on Jasper’s northside on Feb. 15. Friday, officers located a similar car parked in the front lot of the Super 8 Motel, 75 Indiana […]

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Fueled Strength Meals: Delicious food and scientific nutrition delivered fresh

Tim Flick quick steps between the four stations as he cooks in the new commercial kitchen for his business, Fueled Strength Meals. It’s a square dance between stirring steaming pots, flipping hot pans, slicing fresh mushrooms and grabbing spices from a converted Husky tool chest that also holds all of Flick’s accumulated culinary tools in […]

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Motorcyclist arrested after chase

A Thursday morning pursuit involving a motorcycle ended with the arrest of a Dubois County man. According to authorities, Trooper Brock Werne was patrolling State Road 64 just west of Huntingburg when he observed a blue Yamaha motorcycle traveling eastbound at a high rate of speed at about 8:35 a.m. Werne activated his emergency lights […]

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Six Sigma and Lean concepts class offered at VUJC

VU Jasper will offer Intro to Lean & Six Sigma Concepts on three Thursdays April 6, 13 and 20 from 8 a.m. to  4 p.m. Students will be introduced to Six Sigma tools, principles,  quality variation, root cause analysis, Kaizen principles, Six Sigma theory and the use of measuring devices. Also, Demings 14 points of lean, history […]

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Purdue partnership brings engineering and manufacturing classes to VUJC

Vincennes University Jasper Campus in cooperation with the Purdue Manufacturing Extension Partnership and Dubois Strong will offer quality workshops for Spring 2017. Blueprint Reading will be held February 28 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This 8-hour course provides an introduction to reading and interpreting engineering prints for manufacturing. The training focuses on interpretation of […]

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Dubois County Tourism accepting grant applications

The Dubois County Visitors Center & Tourism Commission is accepting applications for grants from the Tourism Promotion Fund. Grant applications are open to not-for-profit, tourism-related organizations, festivals, events, attractions and others which will increase visitor attendance from outside the immediate area. Approved applications for projects or events that have previously been funded may receive new […]

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Spencer County Community Foundation sponsors Crisis Connection school programming

Spencer County Community Foundation recently announced its sponsorship of Crisis Connection’s primary prevention programming. This sponsorship helps fund the educational presentations in Spencer County Schools — including Lincoln Trail, Nancy Hanks, David Turnham, Chrisney Elementary, St. Bernard, South Spencer Middle School, Heritage Hills Middle School and Heritage Hills High School.   Crisis Connection Staff Crisis Connection Staff […]

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Plein-air art exhibit at Archabbey Library Gallery

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery, St. Meinrad, is hosting an exhibit of landscape paintings in oil by Todd Derr from February 21 through March 21. The Owensboro resident is a dedicated plein-air painter working outside to capture light effects that give life to a particular place. Painting on location with the challenge of the constantly changing light, the […]

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Purdue Extension annual report and lunch planned

Dr. Jason Henderson,Director of Purdue Extension, Associate Dean for the College of Agriculture and Assistant Vice President of Engagement, will share his insights on how “Purdue Extension is Moving Indiana Forward” at the Purdue Extension – Dubois County annual meeting on Tuesday, March 7. Scheduled from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EST, the program will […]

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Ferdinand Town Council: Busy night for ordinances, resolutions and approvals

It’s sometimes amazing what can be accomplished in one hour and 45 minutes. Don’t believe it? Here’s proof. The Ferdinand Town Council met Tuesday night (February 14). They opened bids, adopted five ordinances and three resolutions, heard reports from department heads, transferred funds, signed contracts, annexed property (or at least began the process) and approved attendance […]

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Huntingburg Council: Mortgage assistance program could help older home market

Huntingburg is the first city in the state to offer a new mortgage assistance program facilitated through Freddie Mac, the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation. Designed for homes $100,000 and less in value, the new program helps borrowers with their down payments and other closing costs associated with purchasing a home. In effect, the program […]

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Tax Jacob, 3, of Ferdinand, peaked over cases of cookies his babysitter Tara Vaught picked up at OFS Brands Plant 8 Tuesday.

The cookies are here

Thin Mints are still the reigning favorite but the newest Girl Scout Cookie, S’mores, could knock it off the top spot. “It’s my new favorite,” Erica Rummel said as she loaded boxes of cookies into an SUV at OFS Brands Plant 8 Tuesday. “They are amazing. Thanks-a-lots used to be my favorite but S’mores is […]

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Family Roots named as a Proven Winner Garden Center

Family Roots Nursery, Inc. has been named a 2017 Proven Winners Certified Garden Center. This This high-level distinction signifies that our employees have completed a comprehensive training course to develop the expertise in assisting our customers in choosing and growing Proven Winners plants successfully, the local business said in a press release. According to Marshall […]

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Huntingburg men arrested with stolen guns and drugs

State police seized 10 guns and 30 grams of marijuana from two Huntingburg men during a traffic stop on I-69 in Vanderburgh County Sunday. According to authorities, a trooper observed a gold Chrysler passenger car traveling 87 mph at the 20-mile marker in the southbound lane of the interstate. The trooper conducted a traffic stop […]

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