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Japer Man Arrested for OWI After Crash

A Friday evening accident in Jasper has put one man behind bars. The Jasper Police Department says they were dispatched to a single vehicle accident just before 6:00 pm last night. One injury was reported. The driver was identified as 59-year-old Kent Talbert of Huntingburg. He was taken to Memorial...
JASPER, IN
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Man Faces Criminal Charges Following Shooting in Washington

Washington Police were dispatched to a shooting around West National Highway and Southwest 5th Street Thursday night. Officers say a verbal argument took place between two males resulting in one of the males firing a handgun towards the other. No injuries were reported. Officers reported searching two residences that night,...
WASHINGTON, IN
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Fireworks show happening at Patoka Lake

BIRDSEYE, Ind. (WEHT) – It may sound like a storm but fireworks will be going off over Patoka Lake on July 2. The 16th annual Thunder over Patoka fireworks display at Patoka Lake Beach will happen at 10 p.m. The fireworks show can be viewed from the section C viewing area in the 300-loop of […]
BIRDSEYE, IN
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No Drawing Tonight at Knights of Columbus

Following a big weekend on Main Street, there will be no Knights of Columbus Treasure Hunt Drawing tonight. Last week, Tim St. Onge hit the jackpot of $133,266 behind #25. There were also three 50/50’s of $453 each. The next drawing will be held on Saturday, July 9th with...
COLUMBUS, IN
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Angela A. Traylor Kern, 62, Jasper

Angela A. Traylor Kern, 62, of Jasper, died Wednesday, June 29, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. She was born in Princeton May 6, 1960, to Jack and Patricia (Seifrig) Aldridge. She married Phillip Kern April 28, 2007. Angela was a 1978 graduate of Pike Central High...
JASPER, IN
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Ronnie J. Merter, 76, Otwell

Ronnie J. Merter, 76, of Otwell, died Tuesday, June 28, at his home. He was born in Newberry September 10, 1945, to Theodore H. and Ardella A. (Partenheimer) Merter. He married Phyllis Radke May 29, 1965, at Our Lady of the Springs Catholic Church in French Lick. Ronnie was a...
OTWELL, IN
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4th of July Festivities Begin Tonight at Eastside Park

The big 4th of July Celebration gets underway tonight at Eastside Park in Washington. Perdue farms has bought 50 unlimited ride arm bracelets for tonight which will be given away on the bandstand starting at 5:00 pm. We will also be broadcasting live from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm on...
WASHINGTON, IN
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Douglas “Doug” Cave, 68, Jasper

Douglas “Doug” Cave, 68, of Jasper, died Wednesday, June 29, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Campus in Jasper. He was born in Terre Haute February 5, 1954, to Donald H. and Eula M. (Hovis) Cave. He married Sandy Voelkel November 16, 1974, at St. Peters United Church of Christ in Dubois.
JASPER, IN
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Kenneth Frank Hollaway, 77, Loogootee

Kenneth Frank Hollaway, 77, of Loogootee, passed away at 1:45 p.m. Wednesday, June 29, 2022, at Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper. He was born October 21, 1944, in Kerrville, Texas to the late Arthur and Martha (Atkins) Hollaway. Kenneth married Diana Nicholson on May 1, 1965, and she survives. He...
LOOGOOTEE, IN
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Jasper Strassenfest Half-Pot returning in 2022

The Jasper Strassenfest Half-Pot is making a comeback in 2022. Organizers of the Jasper Strassenfest on Friday announced details on the return of the festival's half-pot. Tickets are available for purchase at the Jasper Chamber Office now, with additional ticket booths set to open on July 7 and July 9. Once the Jasper Strassenfest starts on Aug. 4, tickets booths will move to the site of the festival.
EVANSVILLE, IN
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Washington Schools Awarded Grant Totaling Over $320,000

The Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) has awarded 97 schools and community partners with $57 million in Explore, Engage and Experience (3E) grant funding. The Washington School Corporation has been awarded $320,780.60 of that money. Officials say the grant will aid schools and local partners as they work to expand...
WASHINGTON, IN
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Edwin J. Sternberg, 85, Huntingburg

Edwin J. Sternberg, 85, of Huntingburg, died Tuesday, June 28, at the Linda E. White Hospice House in Evansville. He was born in Huntingburg November 10, 1936, to Edwin J. and Edna (Boyd) Sternberg. He married Mary Ann Luebbehusen September 7, 1957, at St. Henry Catholic Church in St. Henry. She died August 22, 2004.
HUNTINGBURG, IN
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Man was arrested after doing donuts in a corn field destroying the crop

LAWRENCEPORT – A Mitchell man was arrested after a warrant was issued for him on charges of criminal mischief and criminal trespass. Police arrested 23-year-old Jesse Curren after police received a complaint on May 26, 2022, that someone in an older Chevrolet Tahoe was doing donuts in his corn field, destroying it.
MITCHELL, IN
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Birthday Winners

Of today’s Dubois County NOW birthday gift – — a six pack of DQ Treats from the West Side Dairy Queen in Jasper. To learn who today’s winner is and how you can register yourself and/or your loved ones and friends for a special birthday gift, watch today’s This Day in History video (below),
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Leroy O. Fischer, 75, Saint Meinrad

Leroy O. Fischer, 75, of Saint Meinrad, passed away Thursday, June 30, 2022, at Wellington Parc in Owensboro, Kentucky. Leroy was born February 18, 1947 in Saint Meinrad to Oscar and Clara (Waninger) Fischer. He was united in marriage with Deborah Kendall on December 26, 1970, in Saint Meinrad Catholic Church.
OWENSBORO, KY
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Lloyd Ray Southwood Sr, 77

Lloyd Ray Southwood Sr, 77, died on Wed., June 29, 2022 at his home. He was born December 8, 1944, in Lamar to Kenneth and Julia (Crews) Southwood. Lloyd was a highly critical fan of the St. Louis Cardinals and Indiana Hoosiers. He was a member of the Mt. Zion Christian Church in Santa Claus, American Legion Post 124 in Ferdinand, and served in the National Guard.
LAMAR, IN
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Lloyd R. Southwood, Sr., 77, Dale

Lloyd Ray Southwood Sr., 77, died on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at his home in Dale. He was born December 8, 1944 in Lamar, to Kenneth and Julia (Crews) Southwood. Lloyd was a highly critical fan of the St. Louis Cardinals and Indiana Hoosiers. He was a member of the Mt. Zion Christian Church in Santa Claus, American Legion Post No. 124 in Ferdinand, and he served in the National Guard.
DALE, IN
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