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Headlines for Thursday, December 8, 2016

Jasper Police took a man into custody at 10:13 p.m. on Wednesday in the Walmart parking lot. Christopher May, 28, of Bloomington was questioned for a disturbance and it was determined under further investigation that he had two active warrants in Morgan County for aggravated battery, battery resulting in serious bodily injury, and resisting law MORE >

Richard Eckerle, 88, Jasper

Funeral services for Richard Eckerle, 88, of Jasper, will be help at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 10th, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Jasper. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery. Friends may call from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, December 9th, at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper.

Jerome A. Streicher, 89, Jasper

Funeral services for 89 year old Jerome Streicher of Jasper will be held at 11:00am on Saturday, December 10th at Holy Family Catholic Church with burial to follow in Fairview Cemetery in Jasper. Friends may call from 4:00pm – 7:00pm Friday, December 9th at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper and again from 10:00am until MORE >

Atelene Grigsby, 89, West Baden

Funeral Services for 89 year old Atelene Grigsby of West Baden will be conducted Friday, December 9th at 10:00am at the T.L Pinnick Chapel with burial to follow in Ames Chapel Cemetery in Paoli.  Friends may call Thursday,  December 8th from 5:00pm – 8:00pm at T.L. Pinnick Chapel and again on Friday from 9:00am until MORE >

William T. Mehringer, 84, Jasper

Funeral services for 84 year old William T. Mehringer of Jasper will be held at 9:30am on Friday, December 9th at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper with burial to follow in Fairview Cemetery. Friends may call from 3:00pm – 7:00pm Thursday, December 8th at Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper.

Geneive Alice “Jenny” Lents, 102, Loogootee

Funeral Services for 102 year old Geneive Alice Lents of Loogootee will be held at 10am on Saturday, December 10th at St. John Evangelist Catholic Church in Loogootee. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 5:00pm – 7:00pm on Friday, December 9th at the Blake Funeral Home in Loogootee.

Headlines for Tuesday, December 6, 2016

The Ferdinand News attended the Hoosier State Press Association’s 50th annual Better Newspaper Contest Awards Ceremony on Saturday in Indianapolis. They left with sixteen awards including the Blue Ribbon, which is the highest honor awarded chosen from all community newspapers across Indiana. Two suspects were taken into custody when Jasper Police responded to report of MORE >

Damien J. McBride, 19, Birdseye

Funeral Services for 19 year old Damien McBride of Birdseye will be held at 11:00am on Friday (December 9th) at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper, with burial to follow at a later date. Friends may call from 3:00pm – 7:00pm on Thursday, at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel.

Headlines for Friday, December 2, 2016

Jasper will begin their annual O’Tannenbaum Days today. Enjoy members of ACT caroling, a visit with Santa Claus in his new house, and free horse-drawn carriage rides December 2nd-4th. Carriage rides will not be offered on Sunday this year. Circuit Assembly recognized Kimball Electronics as the 2016 Electronics Manufacturing Service Company of the Year. This MORE >

Headlines for Thursday, December 1, 2016

After over an inch of rain in Jasper, Ferdinand, and Huntingburg, the burn ban in Dubois County has been officially lifted. Jasper has currently received 41.04 inches of rain for the year, where our average is typically 43.02 inches by this date. More rain is expected this weekend. The Jasper Library continues to make strides MORE >