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Dubois County Community Corrections Board Delays Director Choice

The decision on a new director for the Dubois County Community Corrections was supposed to take place Tuesday evening.  It did not happen. The board made a last minute decision to delay the choice from among a handful of finalists for the position.  No reason was given for the delay, although it is noted that MORE >

Louisville Man Arrested After High Speed Chase on I-64

31 year old Paul Embry of Louisville was taken into custody on Resisting Law Enforcement with a Motor Vehicle charge after his Ford Escape was identified as being driven recklessly on I-64 westbound into Crawford County Monday night. ISP Trooper Paul Nanney found the vehicle at the 85 mile marker, but Embry sped up at MORE >

Fire Runs

Haysville Fire Department Run Haysville Fire Chief John Fuhrman reports on a fire run to a barn on Sunday at the Harold Parsons farm, 4185 Parsons Lane, just inside of Martin County. The call came in around 2:40 pm on Sunday and Fuhrman reports that a 66 foot by 60 barn was fully engulfed in MORE >

Barn Fire in Ferdinand Calls Out Multiple Agencies

Ferdinand Fire Department was dispatched to a barn fire in the 7500 block of South 75 East, the Norman Schue residence around 11:25 this (Friday) morning. Ferdinand Fire Chief Dan Lindauer reports that a wooden barn structure was fulling engulfed in flames when they arrived.  The owners lost everything, including farm tractors, implements and a MORE >

Burglary in Holland Investigated

A residential burglary is being investigated in Holland and the Dubois County Sheriff Department is asking for assistance from the public in finding out who’s responsible. Deputy Stuart Wilson says that the burglary took place at the Josh Rogge residence in the 6700 block of West Holland Road NE and several items were taken including MORE >

Peabody Energy Leaders in Education Winners in Dubois County

Three teachers were honored in Dubois County Thursday at Peabody Energy Leaders in Education. One at Jasper High School – Dana Kunz. Two at Ferdinand Elementary – Karen Wendholt 3rd grade and Denise Heilers 4th grade. All three were surprised at their classes and honored with a gift basket and a check in the amount MORE >

Greater Jasper Changes Ireland Elementary School Start and End Times

To keep students in Jasper Schools from having to wait up to 15 minutes for school buses coming from Ireland Elementary, school times will be shifted at Ireland back 10 minutes. Beginning in August, Ireland Elementary school times will be changed from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. to 7:50 a.m. to 2:50 p.m. Ireland is MORE >

Jasper City Council Passes Final Vote for Water Rate Increase

The Jasper City Council held their monthly meeting Wednesday night and voted to approve the water rate increase, which will take effect in July. The council’s vote was unanimous on the second and final readings of the ordinance that raises water rates by 17 percent. Residential customers will see an increase of between 5 and MORE >

City of Jasper Takes On Parking Lot Issue

From the Dubois County Free Press: The City of Jasper will consider a petition to vacate a right-of-way in the parking lot adjacent to the Headquarters restaurant at tonight’s common council meeting. The issue came up at Monday’s Jasper Utility Service Board meeting. Recently, the common council decided it would like to sell the lot MORE >

19 Year Old Eckerty Man Seriously Injured in Accident

19 year old Steven Tyler Lang of Eckerty was flown to University of Louisville Hospital Wednesday afternoon after a truck he was driving slammed into a house on CR 1025 East, just north of Schnellville Road around 3:14 pm. A Dubois County Sheriff Department report says that Lang was southbound in a 1999 Chevy S10 MORE >

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