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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 >

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 >

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 >

Headlines for Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Thor A. King, 18, of Batesville was placed into custody after a routine traffic stop on Sunday evening. Trooper Andrew Beaver pulled King over on US 50 near Loogootee for a speeding violation and smelled a strong odor of marijuana from the vehicle. With assistance from Deputy Tyler Reed and his K9 partner, officers located 78 MORE >

Headlines for Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Vincennes University announced today that Assistant Vice President and Dean of the VU Jasper Campus Dr. Chris Gray will be leaving his position.  Gray has accepted a position at McHenry College in Illinois.  Interim Provost Laurel Smith said “Dr. Gray has given positive, energetic leadership to the Jasper campus since his appointment, especially as the MORE >

Jasper Utility Service Board Meets

The Jasper Utility Service Board met Monday evening and approved multiple large purchases for the improvement of the community. The gas and water department will be purchasing a mini excavator for $50,659 as well as a loader backhoe for $13,613. Projects relining the sewers and inspecting cathodic protection will begin taking place. The lowest bid MORE >

Headlines for Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Five Indiana Conservation Officers are now certified to being use of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (SUAS). They are hoping these units quicken response time for emergency situations and help to locate lost children and outdoorsmen. Indiana State Police place to conduct a sobriety check point in Dubois County Wednesday, November 23rd, the evening before Thanksgiving. MORE >

Indiana Conservation Officers utilize new technology

Five Indiana Conservation Officers are certified to begin use of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (SUAS) to assist with search and rescue situations. The DNR Law Enforcement Division is the first to have endorsement for use of the two SUAS machines. They hope to add more units in the future for quick assistance with locating lost children MORE >

Headlines for Monday, November 21, 2016

A Jasper man is facing charges  following his involvement in the November 13 crash that killed three members of the Rinehart family of Newburgh.  19 year old Mason Hartke of Jasper is currently free on bond after being placed in Greene County Custody early Saturday morning.  Hartke is facing six felonies – three counts of operating MORE >