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Ireland Teacher Honored as Peabody Energy Leader in Education

Third Grade Teacher Shannon Bauer of Ireland Elementary School was named a Peabody Energy Leader in Education for the 2012-13 school year, and awarded $1,000 for her compassion and commitment to students. She developed the Paragraph of the Week program to improve students’ writing skills and to help them prepare for state testing. She is MORE >

Jasper Arts Board Meeting

The Jasper Arts Board met for their monthly meeting Tuesday afternoon at 4:30. Arts Director Kit Miracle says that the next concert in the performer series is an exciting presentation by ScrapArtsMusic, an innovative percussion theatre featuring five performers who play instruments made from salvaged and recycled junk.  The presentation is on Sunday, March 17 th MORE >

Jasper Woman Killed in Auto Accident in Daviess County

A Jasper woman was killed in a two-vehicle accident on Tuesday afternoon in Daviess County on US 231 just south of SR 58 near Farlen. A Daviess County Sheriff Department report says that 61 year old Margaret Clark of Jasper was driving a 2006 Chrysler minivan southbound on 231 following a 2005 Ford Explorer driven MORE >

Third Avenue Water Main Grant Moves Ahead

In an “about face”, the City of Jasper has been invited to re-apply for the grant for the Third Avenue water main replacement project. Jasper Mayor Terry Seitz told WITZ News that in a special meeting of the Jasper City Council and Utility Service Board on Monday morning at 7:30 that they were approached about MORE >

Redevelopment Commission Meeting

From the Dubois County Free Press: The Jasper Redevelopment Commission held their monthly meeting this morning and the Commission heard that the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance has approved the $1.1 million appropriation from the City of Jasper’s rainy day fund to purchase the former Jasper Country Club property. The city received its official MORE >

Humane Society Plans Changes to Board

Mary Saalman, acting Board President of the Dubois County Humane Society has announced that the Humane Society Members are encouraged to attend the annual membership meeting on Thursday, March 21st. Saalman says that the purpose of the meeting is to discuss amendments to the Articles of Incorporation that would transition the Board of Directors from MORE >

Jasper Man Arrested on Molestation Allegation

From the Dubois County Free Press:   The Dubois County Sheriff’s Department arrested 27-year-old Manuel Zamora-Escobedo of Jasper on Saturday on several charges stemming from allegations of molestation. Deputies were notified of the possible molestation involving a female victim younger than 14. They spoke with the victim and her parents who identified Zamora-Escobedo as the MORE >

Spied in Downtown Jasper Tuesday March 5th

Did anyone else see this?  The neon sign over the Astra Theatre lit up!…Who remembers going to the Astra Theatre to see movies?  Click on the link below: video-2013-03-05-14-23-16

Redevelopment Commission Meeting Hears Update

From the Dubois County Free Press : The Jasper Redevelopment Commission held their monthly meeting this morning and the Commission heard that the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance has approved the $1.1 million appropriation from the City of Jasper’s rainy day fund to purchase the former Jasper Country Club property. The city received its MORE >

Dubois County Democrats and Republicans Elect Officers

The Dubois County Democrats met Saturday and elected officers for the next four years. Gary Eck has been re-elected chairman, Rhonda Garland, vice-chairman, Connie Betz, secretary and John Burger treasurer. The chairpersons and vice-chairpersons of the 8 th district will me this Saturday to elect leadership for the district offices as well. We talked to MORE >

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