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Ferdinand Town Council Meeting

The Ferdinand Town Council met Tuesday night for their monthly meeting and Town Manager Chris James reports that work continues on the Phosphorus project. He says that the project is still moving ahead with multi-layered approach to get the project completed. James says that trees are going to be marked for removal for the drying MORE >

Veteran’s Day Salute to Those Who Served

One of our greatest Presidents in the history of the United States was a great orator. We’re speaking of President Ronald Reagan. On November 11, 1988, Reagan delivered a Veteran’s Day speech at the V-Day Ceremony Address at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. President Reagan talked about what Veterans Day is:   Today is the day MORE >

Operation Big Brother Sentencing Ends Prosecuting Run

Chief Deputy Prosecutor Beth Sermersheim with the Dubois County Prosecutor’s Office says that the final defendants entered into plea agreements in the Operation Big Brother effort on Monday. 29 year old Brian Perez of Huntingburg pled guilty and has accepted a sentence of 15 years in the Indiana Department of Corrections for Dealing Meth. In MORE >

Huntingburg Wastewater Rates Set to Increase

The Dubois County Free Press reports that: Huntingburg residents should get ready to pay more for wastewater service it was announced in the board of public works & safety meeting this (Thursday) morning. Precipitating the increases is the recent activity which has burdened the city of Huntingburg to spend over $3 million in wastewater upgrades, MORE >

Airport Board Meeting Notes

The Dubois County Airport Authority Board met Monday night and heard: The airport board has submitted a letter of opposition to the construction of the proposed cell phone tower on Ferdinand’s north side, which would be too near the flight path for landing from the east. Received from the FAA payment for land acquisition for MORE >

Pike Central School Board Says Closing of Otwell Elementary Still On

The Friends of Otwell tasked with trying to find a way to keep Otwell Elementary School open past next May made several requests of the Pike Central School Corporation Board of Trustees Monday night for information on the closing of the school. From a two-page letter, Michael Houtsch, president of the board of the Friends of Otwell MORE >

Heritage Hills Grad Chosen as Purdue Homecoming Queen

Purdue University student Alyssa Begle, a 2012 Heritage Hills High School graduate was crowned Purdue Homecoming queen during the Homecoming celebration Saturday on the main stage in Stadium Mall. Alyssa appeared at Homecoming festivities Saturday, including the football game’s halftime celebration. Begle is a senior studying speech language and hearing sciences in the College of MORE >

2015 State Band Finals Finishing Results

  Forest Park won first in Class D for the fourth time in four years Saturday at Lucas Oil Stadium. The first place finish for their program called “Belle in Bloom” puts Chad Gayso’s band in uncharted territory for them and continues the legacy of excellence under his leadership. We spoke with Gayso on the field of MORE >

2015 State Band Finals

Forest Park won first in Class D for the fourth time in four years Saturday at Lucas Oil Stadium. The first place finish for their program called “Belle in Bloom” puts Chad Gayso’s band in uncharted territory for them and continues the legacy of excellence under his leadership. We spoke with Gayso on the field MORE >

Seitz Issues Statement on Public Comments About Mayoral Race

In the unfolding of events surrounding the tie for Mayor in Tuesday’s Municipal election, Jasper Mayor Terry Seitz issued a statement via email this morning in reference to the comments made by City Council member, Randy Buchta. Seitz in his statement said, “In an article…Councilman Randy Buchta made insinuations calling into question my integrity…unfortunately, these MORE >

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