Bells to Ring at St. Mary’s Church Today

The bells at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Huntingburg will toll today at 2 pm, the effective time for Pope Benedict’s renunciation of the office of Pope. In a news release sent from Father Godrey Mullen, he says the bells will ring for 8 minutes, one minute for each year of Pope Benedict’s Papacy. Father MORE >

Student with Weapon Arrested at Southridge UPDATED

State Police Sergeant Chad Dick with the Jasper Post reports that the Indiana State Police conducted a school walkthrough/sweep at Southridge High School Wednesday morning and found a gun. School Officials requested the Indiana State Police K-9’s come do a walk-through of the school to locate any illegal drugs that may be on the school MORE >

Jasper Police Arrest of Holt on Domestic Battery Charges

Officers with Jasper Police Department have arrested 37 year old Terrance Holt of the 600 block of West 7th Street on Domestic Battery Charges this morning at 6:55 am. A call came in to JPD at the residence about a domestic dispute between a male and female subject. Before Officers arrived, Holt left the residence MORE >

Jasper Man Arrested on Rape Charges

A Jasper man already in Jail has been arrested on Rape and Sexual Battery Charges as well. 25 year old Gary Hires of Jasper was arrested while inside of the Dubois County Community Corrections Department after an investigation into an incident stemming from a February 20th call to the 100 block of West 6th Street MORE >

Ford Vehicles Investigated for Engine Problems

If you drive a Ford Escape or Mercury Mariner SUV or Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan sedans from the 2009 through 2011 model years, you’ll want to be aware of a potential problem with stalling or surging engines. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it is investigating nearly 725,000 Ford cars and SUVs. Reports MORE >

Scooter Recall

Dynacraft BSC Inc. has voluntarily recalled certain motor scooters sold by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Toys “R” Us Inc. as they might accelerate suddenly while in use, causing the rider to lose control and fall, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. About 5,500 electric battery-operated city scooters with purple and black Monster High graphics are being MORE >

Dubois County Council Hears About Land Issues

The Dubois County Commissioners made an appearance at the County Council meeting Monday afternoon supply an update on the 4H Fairgrounds access road construction. Commissioner Larry Volmer told the Council that the new access road, which will run off of 50 East and provide an emergency access to the park through the campground will be MORE >

Greater Jasper School Board Hears Need for Softball Field House

The Greater Jasper School Board listened to Jasper Girls Softball Coach Matt Pryor and Boosters Club President Jay Baker along with John Krempp during Monday night’s meeting as they presented the need for a new training facility to help with the growing demand for the sport in the Jasper area. Pryor asked the Board to MORE >

Greater Jasper School Board Meeting from Feb 25th

The Greater Jasper School Board met Monday night and heard from Ireland Elementary on their school improvement plans. Principal Ray Mehling along with four of his teachers, Ryan Erny, Lisa Kincer and Shannon Bauer and Darlene Ziegler made the presentation. After the meeting we spoke with Erny who gave us his assessment of their improvement MORE >

Ford Vehicles Investigated for Engine Problems

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it will investigate problems with stalling or surging engines in nearly 725,000 Ford cars and SUVs. The probe affects Ford Escape and Mercury Mariner SUVs and Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan sedans from the 2009 through 2011 model years. The vehicles can unexpectedly go into “limp mode” at MORE >

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