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New information was released on the shooting at Hauck House

BEDFORD – On Thursday, at 10:16 a.m. Bedford Police Dispatch received a 911 call advising of shots fired near 1305 K Street. The caller reported he had been shot in the stomach by 34-year-old Dustin Weldon, of Shoals, outside of the Hauck House and Weldon had fled the area on foot.
BEDFORD, IN
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Threat of Violence Made Against Wood Memorial High School

The Gibson County Sheriff’s Office reports there was threat of violence on Friday at a high school. The department says the threat was against Wood Memorial High School in Oakland City. Several agencies responded and extra patrols were called to the school for added safety measures. Police say they...
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Dubois County Veteran Organizations to Host Memorial Day Observance

Dubois Co. - Veterans organizations of Dubois County will hold a Memorial Day Observance later this month. The annual Memorial Day Observance hosted by the Dubois County Veteran Council consisting of all Veteran Organizations of Dubois County will be held Saturday May 28th at the Veterans Monument Park located at 310 East 14th Street Huntingburg beginning at 10:00 am.
DUBOIS COUNTY, IN
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Two Arrested This Morning in Separate Knox County Battery Incidents

Knox County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Vincennes woman this morning following a call to the area near Four Lakes Park. Officers arrested 59 year-old Linda Shots on charges of domestic battery and invasion of privacy. She was booked into the Knox County Jail. (Jones arrest) Vincennes Police arrested a...
KNOX COUNTY, IN
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WPD Issues Emergency Communication Boards to All Officers

The Washington Police Department has announced they have issued emergency communication boards to all officers. The effort is in partnership with the Autism Society of Indiana. The department says the boards will be a valuable tool for officers when communication barriers arise. Through a grant provided by the Autism Society...
WASHINGTON, IN
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New mural accents museum, highlights community involvement

The thick green paint would stick to each person’s hand as they pulled away from the brick wall. Sometimes those thick strings of green would pop and drip leaving a few people walking away with drops in their hair or on their foreheads. It was hard to find any...
JASPER, IN
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Gerald S. Blessinger, age 67, of Jasper

Gerald S. Blessinger, age 67, of Jasper, Indiana, passed away at 10:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 3, 2022, in Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper, Indiana. Gerald was born in Jasper, Indiana, on December 26, 1954, to Edwin J. and Dorothy Mae (Hasenour) Blessinger. Gerald was a 1972 Jasper High School...
JASPER, IN
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Kids Fishing Derby at Patoka Lake set for June 4

Birdseye - Patoka Lake will host its annual Kids Fishing Derby on June 4 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Osborn Ramp off State Road 145. The event is for children 12 years old and younger, who must be accompanied by an adult. Prizes and plaques will be awarded. Fishing starts at 9 a.m., and the awards ceremony will be at 11 a.m. Anglers should bring fishing poles, tackle, and bait.
BIRDSEYE, IN
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Marian Ruth Loften Poe, age 93, of Dubois

Marian Ruth Loften Poe, age 93, of Dubois, Indiana, passed away at 5:32 p.m. on Friday, May 13, 2022, at home surrounded by family. Marian was born on April 2, 1929, in Devil’s Lake, ND as Betty Jane Johnson. She was adopted at birth by John and Olga Loften of Crary, ND and given the name Marian Ruth.
DUBOIS, IN
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The Washington Baseball team defeated a good Shakamak team in the Tom Miles Invitational Saturday 7-5. Caleb Armstrong went the distance for the win. The Hatchets are 8-13 and play Gibson Southern tomorrow. The Lady Hatchet Softball team defeated Bloomfield 14-4 on Saturday. The Softball team will host North Knox today. Live coverage begins at 5:15 pm on Memories 107.9 fm.
WASHINGTON, IN
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Christine Egg, 86, of Rogers, Ark.

Christine Egg passed away peacefully at home in Rogers, Arkansas on Friday, April 1, 2022, at the age of 86. Chris was born in Cuzco, Indiana on January 14, 1936, to Robert and Grace (Conrad) Hall. She graduated from Dubois High School in 1954 and moved to Michigan where she...
ROGERS, AR
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VU Professor Named as Emerging Leader

Vincennes University instructor Caleb Wayman has been named as an emerging leader in advanced manufacturing and logistics. He is among 30 teachers under 30 years old honored as part of the “Rising 30” class. The list is put out each year by Conexus Indiana. Wayman received the honor during a presentation on May 11th.
VINCENNES, IN
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Two were arrested after ISP detectives serve a search warrant

MITCHELL – Two men were arrested Wednesday after an Indiana State Police undercover detective with the Drug Enforcement Section applied for a search warrant at a residence at 315 West Warren Street in Mitchell on Wednesday. This search warrant pertained to a burglary case a detective was investigating. An...
MITCHELL, IN
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