Crash sends man to hospital, closes U.S. 231 in Huntingburg
Huntingburg Police Department is investigating a crash with injuries that occurred Tuesday evening. According to police, they were called to the intersection of U.S. 231/South Main Street and Fourth Avenue at about 9:15 p.m. for the report of a crash with injuries. Officers with the Huntingburg Police Department and deputies...
Need home repairs? Dubois Co. could have you covered for free
FERDINAND, Ind. (WFIE) - If you live in Dubois County, you could be eligible for free home repairs thanks to a $700,000 grant. Almost 45,000 people live in Dubois County, which means there’s quite a few homes, and many that may need home repairs. This comes at a cost, and not usually a cheap one.
Ferdinand Town Manager announces resignation
Ferdinand Town Manager Chris James announced he would be resigning from the position at the Ferdinand Town Council meeting Tuesday evening. Mr. James was appointed town manager in January 2014 after Marc Steczyk resigned. In a statement released Wednesday morning, Mr. James noted stepping down from the position was not...
Southridge presents “The Sound of Music”
This week, return to the Alps with the Von Trapp family for “The Sound of Music,” presented by Southridge High School. With Nazism creeping into Austria, the Von Trapp family undergoes several awakenings during the course of events that changes their lives. The classic story may be more...
Southern Indiana man charged with beating infant, causing severe brain injuries
CRAWFORD COUNTY, Ind. — A southern Indiana man is facing charges for allegedly beating an infant last week. Indiana State Police said they were contacted by child services in Crawford County on Feb. 12 about a man "battering an infant." The child required immediate medical attention and was taken...
Police chief gives statement on the war with drugs; woman detained
PAOLI – On Monday, February 19, officers with the Paoli Police Department conducted a traffic stop on US 150 East that landed a woman behind bars on meth charges. Police arrested Karla Backus after finding two grams of meth on charges of possession of meth and drug paraphernalia. According...
Northeast Dubois Senior Selected for Prestigious “Rising 30” Class of 2024
Tuesday night’s Northeast Dubois County School Corporation meeting was filled with exciting updates on student activities, accolades, and upcoming events. Northeast Dubois Elementary school has designated the month of February as Heart Month, so Jeeps Have Heart is raising money for the American Heart Association. A school-wide walk and fun with some new, healthy foods helped to raise awareness about heart health. Some classes were also invited by the FFA on Tuesday at the high school to enjoy a petting zoo. There are also some great things to look forward to! Most of the excavation has been done for the new playground, and the drainage has been improved. New equipment should arrive next week and installation is expected to begin by March 4, if not sooner. Be sure to save the date for Thursday, March 21, 4:30-7:30! The first Spring Carnival will be held at the elementary. Families will come have dinner at the school, followed complimentary games to play in the classrooms. Raffle tickets will also be available for purchase in the next couple of weeks to raise money for student activities.
Sheriff: Man starts fire, jumps from second-story window during standoff in Perry County
PERRY COUNTY, Ind. (WEVV) — A man was taken into custody after a Wednesday night standoff in Perry County. The Perry County Sheriff's Office says that around 8 p.m., deputies were called to an apartment on Washington Street in Cannelton for someone who was barricaded inside. When they arrived,...
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Dubois County Community Services
The Dubois County Board of Commissioners met on Tuesday morning with an agenda reflective of the county’s focus on community services. To begin, the board gave an update that they are pursuing quotes to obtain upgrades to the current audio and video using in streaming county meetings. This will allow recordings to be higher quality and county residents will have improved access to county meetings. Steve Berg then presented the highway reports, and additional funds were appropriated for highway paving projects.
Trans inmate who strangled baby sues Indiana prison chaplain for allegedly denying hijab
BRANCHVILLE, Ind. (TND) — Autumn Cordellionè, a transgender inmate in Indiana, is suing a prison chaplain who allegedly prohibited her from wearing a hijab outside her bed quarters. Cordellionè, who previously went by Jonathan Richardson, is currently serving a 55-year sentence at all-male state prison Branchville Correctional Facility...
Traffic stop leads to drug arrest in Paoli
PAOLI – On the morning of Thursday, February 15, a Paoli Police Department officer stopped the driver of a black Kia Sedan for having an expired license plate. The traffic stop was conducted at 10:46 a.m. at Willow Creek Road and Willow Creek Drive. The driver, Mark Singleton Jr,...
Small Airport Receives Millions For Improvements
Upgrades are coming to the Huntingburg Regional Airport. The facility will receive a generous grant of 3.3 million dollars to build a new General Aviation Terminal. The money comes from the Fiscal Year Airport Terminal Program which handed out grants to many airports across the nation. Huntingburg was the only...
How personal income has changed in Orange County—plus, see how it compares to the rest of the state and country
Stacker analyzed Bureau of Economic Analysis data to see how personal income has changed in Orange County, Indiana and how it compares to state and national levels.
Bid Accepted for Jasper’s Community Crossings Project
Late Wednesday afternoon, the Board of Public Works and Safety assembled for a special meeting. The only item on the agenda was a bid opening for the Community Crossings matching grant project. An 8- street paving project for the city of Jasper will be funded by grant funds awarded by the Indiana Department of Transportation. This special funding was awarded by the state in a cooperative effort with recipient communities to keep roads well-maintained, which contributes to motorist safety and economic development for the region.
Local Indiana State Police trooper receives promotion
Officials at the Indiana State Police Jasper Post say Trooper Casey Boeckman was promoted to serve as a detective.
Blue Chip Conference names 2024 Girls Basketball All-Conference Team
Local Sources - On Wednesday, the Blue Chip Athletic Conference named the 2024 Girls Basketball All-Conference Team. The announcement followed the last remaining team, Wood Memorial, being eliminated in Semi-State competition. Northeast Dubois' Lyllee Schnell was the lone Jeep selected. The full list can be found below:
Jasper Council: Municipal pool project moves forward
With word that the bond issuance had been approved, the council took several steps to move the municipal pool project forward at its regular meeting on Tuesday. Among those steps was the approval of the transfer of the municipal pool property and the Habig Center over to the recently formed Redevelopment Authority. During a special meeting prior to the council meeting, the redevelopment authority approved accepting the properties.
Today the gas price is close to $3.18 in French Lick as of 2024-02-22. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Thursday is $3.270, a week ago the price is $3.278 , according to AAA.
Grant Funding Available to Jasper Residents
The Jasper City Council met on Wednesday with a full agenda to hear from local organizations and departments integral to the community. Fire Chief Kenny Hochgesang provided a comprehensive departmental report to the Council. He noted that approximately 65% of their calls are medical. With that in mind, Chief Hochgesang mentioned that the recently-purchase Lucas devices have already proven invaluable. The department used one of the new devices as recently as this Wednesday morning in a medical call. One will eventually be available in each fire station. He also explained that there were 3 larger fires last year, and the department is continually looking for ways to prepare for these kinds of events. There will be a Fire School at the end of March at Vincennes University, which provides good opportunities for local firefighters from Jasper as well as the surrounding areas to get critical training.