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Jasper, Forest Park and Springs Valley high school marching bands will travel to Indianapolis this weekend to compete in the ISSMA State Band Finals at Lucas Oil Stadium. Forest Park and Springs Valley are in Class D, which starts off the competition among the four classes of bands. Forest Park marches at 10:36 am, immediately MORE >
How long would it take a group of high school students to build a fully operational small airplane? According to Huntingburg Airport Manager Travis McQueen it will take 15 students about a year to finish the project. The tail section is the first part of the plane that was delivered to the airport last week MORE >
Dubois Strong has a new leader. His name is Ed Cole and he was formally introduced to the media Wednesday afternoon. Cole took over the reins of the economic development organization on October 20th and he comes with a long list of credentials. Originally from Perrysville, Indiana in Vermillion County, where he served as executive director of MORE >
It was a strong night for Republicans nationwide as they retained control of the House of Representatives and now will control the Senate as well. Republican incumbent Larry Bucshon defeated Democrat Tom Spangler and Libertarian Andrew Horning to retain his Congressional District 8 seat for Indiana. Dubois County Republicans weren’t quite as successful in county MORE >
For full election results, use this LINK to go to the Dubois County Free Press website.
The Jasper Marching Wildcats made the top ten finishers at semi-state competition Saturday at Pike High School in Indianapolis and secured a spot at the state finals this weekend in Class B. Jasper will march against familiar rivals, Greenwood, Concord, Northview and Plainfield to try to pick up another 1st place finished as they did MORE >
Even though this is a mid-term election year and races don’t appear to be energizing voters much, there are some important election choices in Dubois County: For state senator for district 47, incumbent Democrat Richard Young is being challenged by Republican Erin Houchin. For senate district 48, Republican Mark Messmer is facing Democrat Larry Vollmer. MORE >
This reminder to change your clocks on Saturday night before you go to bed. In the fall we “fall back” one hour – this is the weekend that we do that. It’s also a good time to change the batteries in your smoke detectors, too.
A $200 reward is being offered in the investigation of a recent vandalism at the Jasper Outdoor Recreation Club. Authorities say a burned a picnic table and damaged fishing boat were found at the club located on 500N within the past week. The $200 is being offered to anyone who provides information that leads to MORE >
The Greater Jasper Schools is still asking for applications for the school board of trustee’s position that will open up at the end of December. Dr. Tracy Lorey issued a call again this week for the opportunity to serve on the board: Lorey says that they need the applicants to come from Boone Township for MORE >