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Liberty Day at Jasper Middle School

Jasper Middle School 8th graders were treated to a presentation on the U.S. Constitution during Liberty Day, put on by the Lions Club. Bill Willis, dressed as a patriot, told the students what Liberty Day was all about, then 8th Congressional Representative Larry Bucshon talked about importance of our freedoms, guaranteed by the document.

Unsafe Speed The Cause of Two Vehicle Accident

Unsafe Speed was given as the reason for an accident involving two vehicles on Thursday at 10:31 pm on Schnellville Road about ¼ mile west of Santine Road. A Dubois County Sheriff Department report submitted by Deputy Clint Gogel says that 22 year old Joshua Fischer of Chrisney was eastbound on Schnellville Road when for MORE >

Two Suspects Captured in Trooper vs Truck Altercation

Mitchell – An Indiana State Police Trooper conducted a traffic stop on a green Chevrolet S10 pickup truck for a traffic violation Thursday just before 9:30 am. After initially refusing to stop, the driver led the Trooper to the Lehigh Cement Plant near Mitchell. Once the pickup stopped, the driver waited for the Trooper to MORE >

15th Street Bridge Now Opened

December 12, 2014 Drivers can celebrate now that the 15th Street Bridge is open on the east side of Jasper. Motorists have been using alternate routes around the closure due to the bridge under-going a re-decking and surfacing project since September 29th. American Contracting out of Jeffersonville performed the work under the watchful eye of MORE >

Jasper Library Board Discusses Locations

December 12, 2014 No vote was taken last night by the Jasper Library board on a direction for a new library, but an overall idea is beginning to emerge. The library board members talked about the three options presented by the library building committee: The south Newton Street location, the Hoosier Desk building and the MORE >

Annual Cops for Kids Event on Wednesday

From the Dubois County Free Press: About 50 police officers, some accompanied by their spouses, and other members of the Fraternal Order of Police took 67 children Christmas shopping at the Jasper Wal-mart Wednesday. The annual event, Cops for Kids (formerly known as Shop with a Cop), is sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Police and MORE >

Police Activity Report

December 10, 2015 46-year-old Jose Luis Romero Juarez of Huntingburg was arrested by officers with Huntingburg Police Department Tuesday at 5:55 pm after he was stopped for an equipment violation. An investigation found that Juarez has never had a driver’s license. He was charged with that offense and lodged in the Dubois County Security Center. MORE >

Indiana Ranks 41st Among All U.S. States in Overall Health 

December 10, 2015 INDIANAPOLIS (Dec. 10, 2014) – Rising rates of obesity and physical inactivity threaten Americans’ quality of life, even as Americans progressed in several key health metrics in 2014, according to the landmark 25thAnniversary Edition of America’s Health Rankings®: A Call to Action for Individuals & Their Communities. Nationwide, obesity increased 7 percent from 27.6 MORE >

Jasper Woman Arrested For Stealing Prescription Meds

December 10, 2015 Indiana State Police arrested 38-year-old Erica Vancleave of Jasper after an investigation determined that she was stealing prescription medications from three Jasper residences. Trooper Brock Werne began an investigation on December 4th after receiving a complaint from the homeowner in the 1300 block of West 15th Street, Jasper who reported that on MORE >

Boil Water Order for Some Petersburg Customers

December 10, 2015 Petersburg Mayor Frank Coleman reports that some water customers in Petersburg are under boil water order until further notice. Coleman reports that a water main break took place Tuesday morning at around 11 am. Coleman says that a 10-inch line broke at SR 61 and the I-69 interchange. All customers south of MORE >

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