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Huntingburg City Council Meeting

From the Dubois County Free Press: Replacing the aged water main on historic Fourth Street in Huntingburg is a Stellar Project that has caused some consternation with merchants and community members. The explosive breaks over the past two years on the water main only accent the many other potential issues with the old pipe. However, MORE >

Holiday World Has Hit with Thunderbird

04-24-15 by News Director, Jim O’Neal: All the hype leading up to a new attraction tends to get written off as over-the-top promotion. Not so with the Thunderbird, the newest ride at Holiday World. The theme park opens to the public on Saturday, but Thursday belonged to the media and special groups that had the privilege MORE >

Jasper City Council Approves First Reading of Water Rate Increase

Monday night, the Jasper Utility Service Board voted to approve the recommendation by the Water Committee to increase water rates to Jasper customers by 17 percent – an increase of around $6.00 per month for the average residential customer. Wednesday night, the Jasper Common Council approved the rate increase on the first reading.  Next will be a MORE >

Dubois Strong Annual Meeting

Dubois Strong continues to tout the need for workers to fill jobs and the need for appropriate housing for those families that would seek to move here and take those jobs. That was part of the message from Dubois Strong President Ed Cole in Wednesday’s annual meeting and luncheon at Klubhaus 61 in Jasper. In MORE >

County Unemployment Numbers for March

The County unemployment numbers were released by the Indiana Department of Workforce Development on Wednesday and show that: Dubois is at 4.1 Daviess is at 4.5 Warrick is at 4.9 Pike is at 4.9 Spencer is at 5.4 Perry is at 5.7 Orange is at 7.6 Crawford is at 8.3 The county with the lowest MORE >

Grandchild Scam Averted in Dubois County

Dubois County Sheriff Deputy Sergeant Stuart Wilson reports Wednesday that two Huntingburg residents received phone calls claiming that their grandson was in trouble in Mexico for drug possession and needed money to bail him out. Fortunately, the residents did not believe the callers and contacted family members and verified that he was not in Mexico. MORE >

Dubois Strong Annual Meeting

Dubois Strong continues to tout the need for workers to fill jobs and the need for appropriate housing for those families that would seek to move here and take those jobs. That was part of the message from Dubois Strong President Ed Cole in Wednesday’s annual meeting and luncheon at Klubhaus 61 in Jasper. In MORE >

In Person Absentee Voting Going on At Dubois County Courthouse

It started on Monday, and Dubois County Clerk Bridgette Jarboe reports that they’ve had 58 voters come in to vote early. Jarboe reports that the new poll pads are in use and are used for voter sign-in and information look-up. There are only three contested Republican races in the County. If you need to know MORE >

Jasper Utility Service Board Recommends Water Rate Increase

From the Dubois County Free Press: If you are a Jasper Water customer, an increase to your monthly bill took another step towards closer to reality last night. The Jasper Utility Service Board approved a recommended 17 percent increase in water rates at Monday night’s meeting. The recommendation will be considered by the Jasper Common Council at Wednesday’s meeting MORE >

Blue Bell Ice Cream Recall

Check your freezer – if you have any Blue Bell Ice Cream, do not eat it – take it back from where you purchased it for a refund. That’s the message from Blue Bell after it announced a voluntary recall of all of its products due to possible listeria contamination. Recalls began in March after MORE >

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