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New K-9 Trooper in Jasper District of State Police

September 19, 2016   Friday in a ceremony at the Indiana State Police Museum in Indianapolis, State Police Superintendent Doug Carter recognized the achievements of six Indiana State Troopers in completing their 12 week training with their newest K9 partners.  Jasper District Trooper Steven Sexton and his new partner “Magill” was amongst the six to MORE >

Car vs Bicycle Fatal Accident in Daviess County

September 19, 2016   A bicyclist in Daviess County was struck by a car Sunday afternoon and died from his injuries according to the Daviess County Sheriff Department. The accident report says that 64 year old Michael Thurston of Washington was riding at the back of a group of riders going from the Daviess County MORE >

SR 56 is Now Open West of Ireland

September 15, 2016 WITZ News has confirmed that State Road 56 between Ireland and Pike County is back open. INDOT closed the road down for a few days to install a pipe under the roadway, just west of County Road 600 West.  

Dale Resident Arrested on Jasper Theft Charges

September 14, 2016   39 year old Angela Dunn of Dale is under arrest and in the Dubois County Security Center after an extensive investigation by officers with Jasper Police Department and other police agencies into the break-in and theft of items from two vehicles, one in Jasper and the second in Ferdinand. On Thursday, MORE >

Huntingburg Common Council Meeting

September 14, 2016   From the Dubois County Free Press: Andy Nass with Nass & Son Funeral Home appeared before the Huntingburg Common Council meeting last night to deliver a message about Fairmount Cemetery. The cemetery like many cemeteries, is struggling to continue to be an affordable place for Huntingburg residents to bury their loved ones. Citing MORE >

Ferdinand Town Council Meeting

September 14, 2016   Mural Artist Lisa Maria Thalhammer of Washington, D.C. appeared before the Ferdinand Town Council Tuesday night to show off a mural concept for the building at 1440 Main Street occupied by Keith Fritz Furniture. She requested that the Town of Ferdinand sponsor a grant request with the Dubois County Community Foundation MORE >

Dubois County Airport Authority Board Meeting

September 13, 2016   The surprisingly short meeting of the Airport Authority board Monday evening was eclipsed by the announcement from Woolpert Engineering Project Manager Nick Isenberg that the FAA has approved the Airport Layout Plan for the runway extension. “That means that it’s moving forward with the design and bidding documents,” said Isenberg. Isenberg MORE >

Bicentennial Torch Relay in Dubois County Wednesday

September 12, 2016 It started its trek through Indiana in Corydon last week, and this week it continues.  The bicentennial torch relay will pass through Dubois County on Wednesday. The Relay will go through Dubois County on Wednesday, September 14, from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. ET.  For Dubois County, the torch relay route is split up MORE >

Drawings and Plans for Cultural Center Revealed

September 9, 2016   From the Dubois County Free Press: Matt Crane with the Dubois County Free Press attended the combined meeting Thursday night for the Library and Arts Center boards to view and reveal the latest drawings and plans for the Jasper Cultural Center. Jasper Library Director Christine Golden remarked about the nearly $7.4 MORE >

Portion of Jasper Inn Sold to Jasper Engines

September 8, 2016   A press release from Jasper Engines says that they have purchased a portion of the Jasper Inn from the existing owner. Jasper Engines has a subsidiary called Old Hotel and it is acquiring the existing 130 room main hotel, lounge, Convention Center, dome recreation area and various other areas as well MORE >

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