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Officers with Jasper Police arrested 31 year old John Kempf of Jasper Sunday at 11 pm in the 3300 block of Newton Street after they were called about an altercation that occurred after which Kempf had fled on foot. Kempf was located and charged with Battery on another subject along with disorderly conduct and was lodged in MORE >

Jasper Chamber of Commerce Features Kimball Speakers

The annual Jasper Chamber of Commerce luncheon was held Friday at noon at Klubhaus 61 in Jasper. The keynote speakers were new Kimball International Chairman and CEO Bob Schneider, Kimball Electronics Chairman and CEO Don Charron, and outgoing CEO, James Thyen. Each spoke on the strengths of the company going forward. Thyen looked back on MORE >

Inwood Office Furniture to Cease Operations

Glen Sturm, Chairman of Inwood Office Furniture, announced today that the business will cease operations as of November 26th Sturm says in a press release: “as the demand for quality wood private office furniture continues to decline, and because we have a committed purchase for our plant and land, I regret to announce that Inwood MORE >

Jasper Dubois County Contractual Library Board Meetings

The Jasper Library Board is very aware that public sentiment runs deep against choosing the south Newton Street location as a future site for the library. It was discussed at the meeting last night and the board appears to agree with that feeling. Which direction to take, though, is still a murky issue. The board MORE >

Lisa Miller on Aspen Murder Case

WITZ News presents a feature story on former Jasper Police Detective Lisa Miller who now lives in western Colorado. Listen to this 5 minute story on her involvement in a high-profile murder case in Aspen.

Southeast Dubois Schools Issues Plea to State of Indiana

The cry for a fairer funding formula for all school systems in Indiana was heard loud and clear at the Southeast Dubois School Board meeting Wednesday night as the board members signed a resolution designed to send a message to state of Indiana legislators as they prepare to start the biennial budget session in January. MORE >

Fire Burns Buildings in Downtown Loogootee

The Loogootee Tribune reports on a massive fire in the downtown square Wednesday, November 12th. Reports from the newspaper’s Jill Albright say that the fire started in one of the businesses on the north side of the square, and consumed that business, Rosie’s T-shirts, Laurie’s Flowers, His & Her Hair Salon, Cartridge Depot, Ippolitti Law office, MORE >

Mandate to Get Rid of Phosphorus Costly

The Ferdinand Town Council last night learned how expensive it is going to be to get rid of phosphorus out of the waste water system. Expensive – very expensive. Eric Parsley with Commonwealth Engineers of Evansville made a presentation of a draft memorandum that provided cost estimates on the alternatives. There are two alternatives in MORE >

Dubois County Sheriff Department Has New K9 Officer

From the Dubois County Free Press: It’s a big deal with any police agency adds to their staff and this is no exception. The Dubois County Sheriff Department now has a second K9 on their staff to help with drug detection and maybe more in the future. The K9’s name is Karma and she is MORE >

Airport Board Grapples with TIF District Issue

Airport Board Meeting The negative effects of creating a TIF district were revealed at the Huntingburg Airport Board meeting Monday night. The board discussed the fact that a TIF district would lock the airport into a fixed income for 25 years – a situation that would not work well for the growing, expanding airport in Dubois County. MORE >

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