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Local News: Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Two State Troopers at Jasper Post Promoted JASPER — Two Indiana State Troopers out of the Jasper post have been promoted to serve as detectives. ISP superintendent Douglas Carter made it official yesterday for Senior Trooper Brock Werne and Trooper Josh Greer. Werne is a Jasper native; a graduate of Jasper High School and Vincennes MORE >

Local News: Monday, August 21, 2017

Eclipse to Darken County Skies This Afternoon AREA WIDE — Today’s the big day!  Some have dubbed it the “Day of Darkness,” while others say they’re “Preparing for Totality.” This afternoon, Dubois County will get a great view of the solar eclipse sweeping the nation. With nearly 97 percent totality here, it should be an MORE >

Dubois County Guide to Monday’s Solar Eclipse

Monday is the big day!  It’s the first time a solar eclipse will be visible from coast-to-coast since June 8, 1918. Here in Dubois County, we won’t see a total eclipse, but we’ll get pretty close.  No matter where you are in the county, you’ll see about 97 percent totality (which is a pretty amazing MORE >

Local News: Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Local Newsman Mick Birge Dies at 56 JASPER — We are incredibly sad to report, Dubois County journalist, Mick Birge, has died. He was the founder of News Now Dubois County, and covered county news and events here at home for years. He was a fixture at just about any county event, documenting the events MORE >

Local News: Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Dubois County Forecast TODAY:  Mix of Clouds & Sun.  H 86 TONIGHT:  P Cloudy  L 69 WEDNESDAY:  PM T-Storms  H 86 2 County Families Recognized for Farm Longevity  DUBOIS CO — Two Dubois County families are being recognized by state lawmakers for their family farms’ longevity in the community. The Goeppner Farm, located here in MORE >

Local News: Monday, August 14, 2017

Dubois County Forecast: TODAY:  Mostly Cloudy H: 83 TONIGHT:  Partly Cloudy L: 76 TUESDAY: Mostly Cloudy H: 87   Man Arrested at Memorial Hosp. for Assault & Confinement  JASPER — A Taswell man was arrested Friday at Memorial Hospital after, police say, he assaulted two members of staff and held one against her will. Police say MORE >

Local News: Friday, August 11, 2017

Warrant Leads to Marijuana Grow Operation in Jasper JASPER — A marijuana grow operation has been uncovered by police in Jasper. Jasper Police, serving a warrant at an apartment in the 600 block of West 36th Street Wednesday, made contact with 28-year-old Eric Jackson and 47-year-old Carl Parks. Officers obtained a search warrant after smelling MORE >

Local News: Thursday, August 10, 2017

Back-to-School Today for Dubois Co. Students COUNTYWIDE — Dubois County students are returning to school today. State Police want to remind you to drive carefully out there, especially near bus stops and school zones. Police also want you to remember to slow down when you see a bus flashing yellow lights and stop on the MORE >

Local News: Tuesday, August 8, 2017

JUST IN:  7 People OK Following Early Morning Fire in Dubois DUBOIS — Dubois Volunteer fire crews responded to an electrical fire this morning. The fire broke out just after 4 this morning at a home in the 6,000 block of North Cuzco Road N. 7 people were in the home when the fire broke out; MORE >

Total Eclipse to Bring Heavy Traffic Through Dubois County

AREA WIDE — The countdown until, what’s been dubbed, the “Day of Darkness,” has begun.  A total eclipse will darken the daytime skies August 21st. With the best viewing in Kentucky, INDOT is warning residents of southern Indiana to be prepared for an influx of traffic on area roadways, as eclipse watchers from across the MORE >

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