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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...
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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.
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Fleck named new president of Rotary Club of Jasper

Joyce Fleck officially became the new president of the Rotary Club of Jasper for the 2022-2023 year at the club’s recent weekly meeting on Thursday, June 30. Fleck, Executive Director of TRI-CAP, succeeds Manda Combs, Wealth Advisor for Old National Bank. Fleck has been a member of the Rotary Club of Jasper for 10 years and is excited to take the helm.

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.

Required water main shut down in Jasper

JASPER, Ind. (WEHT) – The city of Jasper says on July 5 from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m., the city as well as Ragle’s construction crew, will be shutting off water service. The city says this will affect customers along Main Street, specifically from 2nd Street to 5th Street. Officials say this work is being […]

New probationary trooper assigned to the Jasper Post

JASPER – On Thursday, June 16, 2022, eighteen Probationary Troopers graduated from the 82nd Indiana State Police Academy. From this group of newly appointed troopers, the Jasper Post welcomes Probationary Trooper Leah Schnell to the ranks of District #34. Probationary Trooper Schnell is a native of Jasper and a...

Jasper Man Facing OWI Charges

A Jasper man faces charges following a traffic stop last night. On Tuesday, the Jasper Police Department conducted a routine traffic stop at Newton and 5th Street. The driver was identified as 31-year-old Christopher Price of Jasper. Police say Price showed signs of impairment and was transported to Memorial Hospital...

Fulda church plans summer picnic August 7

FULDA– The annual St. Boniface Parish Summer Picnic will be held on Sunday, August 7, 2022, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. CDT on the church grounds at Fulda. Games and entertainment, including bingo, will be available throughout the parish grounds. For the family, a Family Fun Center by Jumping Jacks & Entertainment, along with free games and activities, will be open throughout the day.

Paul Douglas “Doug” Cave, 68, Jasper

Paul Douglas “Doug” Cave, 68, of Jasper, passed away at 8:24 a.m. on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Campus in Jasper. Doug was born in Terre Haute, Indiana, on February 5, 1954, to Donal H. and Eula M. (Hovis) Cave. He married Sandy...

Angela A. Traylor Kern, 62, Jasper

Angela A. Traylor Kern, 62, of Jasper, passed away at 10:42 a.m., on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. She was born May 6, 1960, in Princeton, Indiana, to Jack and Patricia (Seifrig) Aldridge. She married Phillip Kern on April 28, 2007. Angela...

Courthouse Square Infrastructure project update

The City of Jasper’s Engineering Department is sending out updates on the progress of the Courthouse Square Infrastructure and Revitalization Project. Here is the update for the week of June 27 through July 1. Ragle Construction reported the installation of the waterline has been slower than expected. They had...

California Family Awarded 14th Dubois County Relocation Impact Grant

Dubois Co. – Drew and Rachel Hasselbring have been awarded the 14th Dubois County Relocation Impact Grant. Dubois Strong, in partnership with The Dubois County Community Foundation and Radius Indiana, awards the $5,000 grants to out-of-state workers choosing to move to Dubois County. Recipients must commit to staying for at least two years. The grant is part of the Make My Move/Choose Southern Indiana initiative with TMap to incentivize out-of-state workers to move to Dubois County.

Brothers honor their mother, create nursing scholarship

The first MFL Youth Golf Tournament will be held on July 13 to support the new fund. Three brothers, Casey, Chris and Cory Lindeman, have created a foundation honoring their mother, Mary Lindeman’s commitment to nursing and education. Mary was a nurse for almost 50 years when, in April...

SIAC announces Outstanding Athletes of the Year

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) Jasper’s Connor Foley and Castle’s Natalie Niehaus have been named the SIAC Outstanding Athletes of the Year. Foley is a muli-sport athlete for the Wildcats. He will play baseball at Indiana University. Niehaus played volleyball and basketball for Castle. She was 1st team All-SIAC in both sports.

6 Jasper businesses get grants to grow and expand

JASPER, Ind. (WFIE) - The Heart of Jasper New Business Incentive program and the Genesis 12 Project have announced 2022 grant recipients. They work to get new business in downtown Jasper and stimulate retail growth. Officials say the Genesis 12 Project granted more than $97,000 total. The recipients are Wood...

Here are the SIAC Male and Female Athlete of the Year winners

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — The Class of 2022 stood out within the Southern Indiana Athletic Conference. The group produced state champions and numerous collegiate athletes. It helped raise the bar at each of the member schools. But despite several quality choices, the conference determined two were worthy of its top award. Connor Foley of Jasper and Natalie Niehaus...