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Greater Jasper School Board Meeting

The Greater Jasper School Board voted to advertise the tax rate for the 2016 budget. The rate is 1.7605 per $100 of assessed valuation. School Superintendent Dr. Tracey Lorey reminded the board that this is just the first step in getting the budget approved by the state: She’s talking about the general, capital improvement and MORE >

Huntingburg Workforce Housing Project Set for 2016 Construction

With the Stellar Community Designation in Huntingburg, comes the opportunity to address concerns about available housing for workers to fill jobs that are open at area businesses. This (Monday, July 27th) morning at the Huntingburg Event Center, an announcement was made by Mayor Denny Spinner on just such a project that is getting underway. Spinner MORE >

Strassenfest Queen and Court Set

The Strassenfest Queen has been chosen and the court is set to reign over the festivities beginning Thursday. The Jasper Middle School Auditorium was the venue for the event and after it was over, Camille Ruff was crowned Miss Strassenfest. First Runner Up was Kelsey Graman; Second Runner Up, Makaela Lechner; Miss Congeniality, Brooke Epple; MORE >

Police Arrest Clinton County Woman on Drug Charges

Public Information Officer, Sergeant Philip Hensley of the Jasper State Police post reports that 26 year old Ashley Worth of Frankfort was arrested Thursday on drug charges after a warrant was issued in Clinton County. Trooper Brock Werne along with Dubois County Sheriff’s Deputies served a warrant for a probation violation on Worth Thursday morning MORE >

Crisis Connection Succeeds with Coaching Boys Program

Crisis Connection is a very important organization in Dubois County and is doing great work in their primary role of helping those caught in domestic violence and sexual assault situations. Several years ago, though, the people in charge determined that while helping those in crisis is a very noble thing, an effort to change lives MORE >

Two Accidents with Serious Consequences Wednesday

Fatal Accident at Railroad Tracks in Birdseye 57 year old Larry Schwartz of Birdseye was killed in a freak accident Wednesday night at around 8:30, when he lost control of the Harley Davidson he was riding, and he laid the motorcycle down on the ground right next to the train track and became pinned underneath, MORE >

Dubois County Still With Lowest Unemployment Rate

It’s a tie, but Dubois County Still maintains the lowest unemployment rate in the state. Dubois and Hamilton Counties are tied at 3.5 percent for June. Other counties adjacent to Dubois are all under 6 percent:   Daviess is at 3.9 Martin and Spencer at 4 Pike and Warrick are at 4.1 Perry at 5.2 MORE >

Jasper City Council Meeting

From the Dubois County Free Press: The Jasper City Council meeting ended Wednesday night with the discussion of two buildings in Jasper – one full of recyclables and the second one dilapidated and empty. Councilman Randy Buchta inquired about the work being done on the Jasper Cabinet building and was told by City Attorney Renee MORE >

Bypass Thru Dubois County Tracks Different Path

The major transportation link from the southern end of Dubois County up to I-69 has been a subject of on-going conversation for several years now, after the US 231 project from Dale around Huntingburg and Jasper was killed by INDOT several years ago. State Representative Mike Braun of Jasper held a meeting Tuesday to update MORE >

Jasper Utility Service Board Holds Open Beaver Lake Bids

The Jasper Utility Service Board voted to adopt the Water Committee’s recommendation to abandon the raising of the Beaver Lake spillway by 11 inches in last night’s meeting. But, the motion also included a provision to keep the bids open for the allotted 60 days, so that the Beaver Lake residents could work to try MORE >

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