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Dubois County Highway Department Announces Road Work Closure

The Dubois County Highway Department is announcing that Kellerville Road will close on Monday for 5 weeks for a major culvert replacement project. The project will take place about 1 mile north of Cathy Lane and will cause motorists to use an alternate route around the project. Again, Kellerville Road will be closed beginning Monday, MORE >

State Police Warn About School Buses on Roads

School begins, it seems, earlier this year for some school districts. In Dubois County Southwest starts first on August 6th. Northeast Dubois on August 7th. Southeast on August 12th. Greater Jasper and Holy Trinity start on August 13. In surrounding counties: Pike County, Washington Community and Washington Catholic start on August 4th. Springs Valley, Barr MORE >

Jasper School Forum Show Features Transportation

New school bus routes have been announced to the Greater Jasper School district for this year. In an interview with Jasper Superintendent, Dr. Tracey Lorey, we find out that the software the school system uses has been utilized to completely re-do the bus routes for efficiency and practicality purposes. Dr. Lorey says that even though MORE >

Strassenfest Launch Brings Big Crowds

The Strassenfest Committee couldn’t have scripted a better opening for the 2015 Strassenfest last evening (Thursday) at 6:15 pm on the square in downtown Jasper. From the celebration of the 30th year of the partnership with Pfaffenweiler, Germany and the over 2 dozen guests from that city, to the opening music by the Celebration Singers, MORE >

Reverend Raymond Andrews, 85, of Santa Claus

A funeral service for 85 year old Reverend Raymond Andrews of Santa Claus will be held Tuesday at 11 am at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Haysville with burial to follow at a later date in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 2 until 8 pm Monday at the Becher Kluesner North Chapel.

Elby Ray Long, 82, of Taswell

A funeral service for 82 year old Elby Ray Long of Taswell will be held Saturday at 11 am at the Denbo Funeral Home in English. Visitation is from 4 until 8 pm Friday and again 9 am to service time Saturday morning at the Denbo Funeral Home in English.

Jasper Board of Works Activity

From the Dubois County Free Press, the following actions were taken at the Tuesday Jasper Board of Works and Safety meeting: According to Jasper Police Chief Michael Bennett, the emergency call boxes along the Jasper Riverwalk have recently been used to make false calls to the police department. Bennett explained the calls go to the MORE >

Kyle Meyer, 37, of Celestine

A funeral service for 37 year old Kyle Meyer of Celestine will be held Saturday at 10 am at St. Celestine Catholic Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 2 until 8 pm Friday at the Becher Kluesner North Chapel.

Best Home Furnishings Career Fair Looks for Workers

We don’t understand how bad the need for workers is in Dubois County. That’s the message from Best Home Furnishing’s Pat Miller. Miller is the in-house attorney for the manufacturer in Ferdinand and in an interview this (Wednesday) morning, Miller told us that finding workers for open positions is harder than ever:   A job MORE >

Another Sentencing in Big Brother Case

Chief Deputy Prosecutor Beth Sermersheim with the Dubois County Prosecutor’s Office reported that another sentencing related to Operation Big Brother took place in Dubois Superior Court on Tuesday. On June 1, 42 year old Margaret “Faith” MacDonald of Huntingburg pled guilty to a class B Felony for dealing Methamphetamine. Under the plea agreement, MacDonald could MORE >

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