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Two of Three Jasper Properties Sold at Auction

From the Dubois County Free Press: After three rounds of bidding, Kerstiens Development of Jasper took home the deeds to two of the properties that were up for bid by the City of Jasper Thursday night. Kerstiens was awarded the bids on the 19-acre property near Lechner and Gregory Lanes at $296,000 and the 13-acre MORE >

INDOT Floats J-Turn Concept for US 231

Officials with the Indiana Department of Transportation held a public hearing Thursday night to gather input on a proposal to fix the intersection at US 231 and State Road 62, where 5 fatalities have occurred since the new route was opened. During the meeting at Heritage Hills High School, officials proposed a “j-turn intersection” to MORE >

Bernice Roelle, 95, of Jasper

A funeral service for 95-year-old Bernice Roelle of Jasper will be held Monday at 10 am at Holy Family Catholic Church with burial to follow in Fairview Cemetery. Friends may call from 3 until 7 pm Sunday at the Becher Kluesner Downtown Chapel with a rosary prayer service at 2:45 pm.

William “Bill” Rauscher, 82, formerly of Huntingburg

A funeral service for 82-year-old William “Bill” Rauscher, formerly of Huntingburg, will be held Monday at 11 am at the Nass & Son Funeral Home with burial to follow in Fairmount Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 until 7 pm Sunday and again one hour prior to service time on Monday.

Jasper One of America’s Best Communities

From the Dubois County Free Press: Frontier Communications announced the City of Jasper has made it through the first round of qualifications to be in the running for up to $3 million to be awarded in 2017. Along with the quarter finalist announcement, Frontier awarded the city with $35,000 and a GoPro camera to use to develop MORE >

Boonville Man Arrested for Thefts in Jasper

Jasper — A Boonville man was charged for several thefts related to an investigation into a series of burglaries that occurred in neighborhoods on the north and west side of Jasper in April. 45-year-old Daniel Topper worked for a construction company that had jobs at three residents in Jasper. According to Jasper Police, Topper was fired MORE >

Legislative Session Over in Indiana

A rocky legislative session came to a close Wednesday night as Indiana lawmakers closed out the day by passing key legislation including a new two-year budget that includes a hefty increase in education spending. Governor Pence signed Senate Bills 6, 94 and 193. Bill 6 makes it illegal to sell powdered alcohol, bill 94 lengthens MORE >

Hazel Miller, 95, of Huntingburg

A funeral service for 95-year-old Hazel Miller of Huntingburg will be held Saturday at 2 pm at Central Christian Church in Huntingburg with burial to follow in Fairmount Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 until 8 pm Friday at the Nass & Son Funeral Home and again one hour prior to service time on Saturday.

City of Jasper to Auction Properties

The City of Jasper will auction three Parks and Recreation Department properties this Thursday evening at 6 p.m. The properties were directed by City officials to be sold to replenish the City’s Rainy Day Fund after the $1,087,795 purchase of The Parklands property. The properties being sold are the 19-acre Lechner property near Lechner and Gregory lanes, the MORE >

Several Local Schools Announced as Four Star

The Indiana Department of Education has announced Four Star schools in Indiana for the 2013-14 school year. Local schools on the listing include: Jasper High School Ireland Elementary School Holy Family School Precious Blood School Northeast Dubois High School Cedarcrest Intermediate, Ferdinand and Pine Ridge Elementary Schools in the Southeast Dubois System. And, Holland Elementary MORE >

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