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Street to be Closed for Liquid Road Application Over Next 2 to 3 Weeks

June 30, 2016   The Jasper Street Department says Bittersweet Drive between Northwood Avenue and 31st Street will be closed today through Friday, July 1st, for a storm sewer replacement project. That project should be done by Friday 4 pm. // Street Commissioner Jeff Theising says that liquid road projects are being done on 22 MORE >

Huntingburg City Council Notes

June 29, 2016   From the Dubois County Free Press: The Huntingburg Common Council met for the regular meeting and took the following actions: -Approved an ordinance to create a special Local Option Income Tax fund to distribute Senate Bill 67 money to street, sidewalk and infrastructure projects. The city received $438,011.12 and is creating MORE >

Jasper Man Arrested on Felony Theft and Embezzlement Charges

June 29, 2016   From the Dubois County Free Press: A Jasper man is facing two felony theft charges for allegedly embezzling nearly $33,000 from American Federation of Government Employees Local 2150. 56 year old Carlton Woodcox of Jasper, was arrested Friday afternoon for a Class D felony count of theft and a Level 6 felony MORE >

Indiana Bicentennial Torchbearers Announced

Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay torchbearer names have been announced! Congratulations to our own Bob Bleemel, and the rest of the Torchbearers from Dubois County! Gary Bair, Dean Beckman, Zach Beckman, Otto Begle, Victor Betz, Dustin Betz, Chris Bieker, Lee Bilderback, Bob Bleemel, Chad Blessinger, David Buehler, Marvin Eisenhut, Vicky Eisenhut, Michael Elliott, Alex Emmons, Leon MORE >

Dubois County Council Meeting

June 28, 2016 From the Dubois County Free Press: Dubois County Sheriff Donny Lampert’s request to expand the jail met with a cool reception from the county council during Monday night’s meeting. Lampert told the council the Dubois County Security Center is operating at or near capacity on a regular basis since March. Designed for MORE >

Greater Jasper School Board Meeting

June 28, 2016   An issue that has been dormant for the last three years received new attention last night at the Greater Jasper School Board meeting. Superintendent Dr. Tracey Lorey announced that a public meeting will be held on Monday, July 18th at 6:30 pm in the Greater Jasper School administration building to “begin looking MORE >

County Road Projects Continue

June 27, 2016   The Dubois County Highway Department remains busy with road projects. According to Steve Berg, Superintendent, they’ve finished some, and are awaiting to start others. We go this update from him right before Noon today:   Calcar is the paving contractor that has won bids on specific asphalt projects. Berg tells us MORE >

Pence Announcement on Thursday in Henderson

June 27, 2016   The big announcement on Thursday by Indiana Governor Mike Pence is expected to be about the I-69 Bridge that will span the Ohio River and connect I-69 in Henderson to I-69 in Evansville. That has local officials talking about the bridge project, which is much needed. The Southwest Indiana Chamber of MORE >

More Strong Economic News for Indiana

June 27, 2016   Several stories last week underscore the positive path that Indiana is on in efforts to increase economic activity and continue to make the state one of the best in the nation. The impact of small businesses on the Hoosier economy was touted during Entrepreneurship Week last week. Lt. Governor Eric Holcomb MORE >

Jasper Rotary Club Announces Seven Finalists for Athena Award

June 24, 2016   JASPER, IN – The Rotary Club of Jasper, hosting its fifth annual ATHENA International Leadership Award ® presentation in Dubois County, has announced this year’s seven finalists. They include: Elaine Brames, Brenda Buehler, Jessica DeLorenzo, Betty Jenkins, Vickie Lewis, Tracy Lorey, and Connie Nass. The event will be held at the MORE >

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