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Local News: Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Chief Deputy Lampert to Run for Sheriff in 2018 JASPER — Dubois County Chief Deputy, Tim Lampert, 48, of Jasper has announced he’s running for Dubois County Sheriff on the Democratic ticket in the 2018 election. Lampert is the son of Dennis and Linda (Recker) Lampert of Jasper. He is married to Jennifer (Schwenk) of MORE >

Hurricane Relief: Dubois County Drop-Off Locations Open

COUNTY WIDE —  Dubois County is coming together to help the victims of hurricane Harvey along the Texas Gulf coast. Drop off locations have been set up across Dubois County for people to send much needed items to hurricane survivors. There are several ways you can help.  First, the American Red Cross says, “The Red MORE >

Local News: Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Funeral & Procession Details for Chief Mike Bennett  JASPER — Jasper Police Chief Mike Bennett will be laid to rest Thursday and police have released details about his funeral procession. The procession will leave from Becher – Kluesner Downtown Chapel to Redemption Christian Church by going WEST on 6th Street, Past JPD headquarters and around MORE >

Local News: Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Numerous Drugs Found Near Ferdinand, 2 Arrested FERDINAND — A weekend traffic stop near Ferdinand lands two men in jail on a hefty list of charges. Police say a concerned citizen reported a vehicle stopped on the side of County Road 450 North near Ferdinand around 6:15 Saturday night with the driver slumped behind the MORE >

Local News: Thursday, August 24, 2017

School Locked Down Following Police Incident Wednesday FERDINAND — A police incident yesterday in Ferdinand put after school activities at the high school on lock down. The lock down came after 911 calls reporting gunshots near the intersection of 3rd and Alabama Streets just before 5 yesterday afternoon. As a precaution, the high school went MORE >

Local News: Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Huntingburg Council Green Lights Housing Complex HUNTINGBURG — The Huntingburg city council approved plans for a new apartment complex, during its regular meeting Tuesday. Earlier this month we told you about the proposal that would bring a multi-million dollar housing unit to a vacant property in the city. The apartments will be income regulated. The MORE >

Local News: Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Two State Troopers at Jasper Post Promoted JASPER — Two Indiana State Troopers out of the Jasper post have been promoted to serve as detectives. ISP superintendent Douglas Carter made it official yesterday for Senior Trooper Brock Werne and Trooper Josh Greer. Werne is a Jasper native; a graduate of Jasper High School and Vincennes MORE >

Local News: Monday, August 21, 2017

Eclipse to Darken County Skies This Afternoon AREA WIDE — Today’s the big day!  Some have dubbed it the “Day of Darkness,” while others say they’re “Preparing for Totality.” This afternoon, Dubois County will get a great view of the solar eclipse sweeping the nation. With nearly 97 percent totality here, it should be an MORE >

Dubois County Guide to Monday’s Solar Eclipse

Monday is the big day!  It’s the first time a solar eclipse will be visible from coast-to-coast since June 8, 1918. Here in Dubois County, we won’t see a total eclipse, but we’ll get pretty close.  No matter where you are in the county, you’ll see about 97 percent totality (which is a pretty amazing MORE >

Local News: Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Local Newsman Mick Birge Dies at 56 JASPER — We are incredibly sad to report, Dubois County journalist, Mick Birge, has died. He was the founder of News Now Dubois County, and covered county news and events here at home for years. He was a fixture at just about any county event, documenting the events MORE >

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