Washington, INWashington Times-Herald

Big businesses planting in Washington

One of the nation’s largest companies is about to put down a small footprint in small town Washington, Indiana. Construction crews have moved into the site of the formerly world’s largest Ponderosa and are in the process of turning it into a small delivery hub for a contractor for Amazon.
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Dubois County, INduboiscountyherald.com

Adam Braunecker and Megan Moore

Adam Braunecker of St. Anthony and Megan Moore of Sumpter, SC were married June 6, 2021 at Cooper’s Cove at Heritage Park in Townsend, TN. Matt Moore, brother of the bride, officiated the ceremony. The bride was given in hand by her father, Tom Moore. Matron of Honor was Becca...
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Indiana StateWTVW

Indiana State Troopers rescue baby deer from property

SPENCER COUNTY, Ind (WEHT) – Indiana State Troopers rescued a baby deer that was being kept illegally on a property in Spencer County on Monday. Officers attempting to serve a warrant found the deer and transported it to an animal rescue. Officers say the deer will be cared for and then released back into its natural habitat.
Jefferson County, IN953wiki.com

Jefferson County Moves To Orange Advisory Level

[Madison, IN] Jefferson County is continuing to experience an increase in our positivity rate. As a result of this, we will be moving from a YELLOW advisory to an ORANGE advisory level on the Indiana Department of Health County metrics map when the state map updates tomorrow at noon. ORANGE advisory indicates we are experiencing medium to high community spread. There are no group setting outbreaks in our county at this time. If you are sick, please seek testing right away and stay away from others until you know your results. You can receive free testing at the Jefferson County Community Testing Site located at King’s Daughters’ Hospital Convenient Care, 445 Clifty Drive, Madison, IN 47250 812 273- 5372, or you can schedule your COVID test by visiting www.coronavirus.in.gov Jefferson County has had reported Delta cases. The Delta variant now accounts for 100% of Indiana samples being tested for variants. People infected with the Delta variant carry up to 1,000 times more virus in their nasal passages than other strains, resulting in higher transmissibility, even among the vaccinated. Jefferson County has had 17 break through cases reported, that is approximately 0.1% of vaccinated individuals experiencing break through cases, which is also the state percentage. Break through cases are experiencing less severe illness than those unvaccinated. Vaccinations prevent severe illness and hospitalizations. The Jefferson County Health Department urges all Jefferson County residents and visitors to get vaccinated against COVID-19. You can schedule your COVID vaccine by visiting www.ourshot.in.gov We are also accepting walk-ins in our office located at 715 Green Road, Madison, IN 47250 Monday thru Friday 9am-3pm. We have all three vaccines available, Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson and Johnson. Individual’s age 12 – 17 years of age must receive Pfizer vaccine and have an adult present. RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE JEFFERSON COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT: Universal masking for all individuals in indoor public settings regardless of vaccination status. Universal indoor masking for all teachers, staff, students, and visitors to K-12 schools, regardless of vaccination status. Guidelines for positive cases: Individuals that test positive for COVID must isolate 10 days from onset of symptoms or positive test date, whichever came first. Isolation can end on day 11 if the following criteria is met: • Fever free without fever reducing medication for 24 hours • Other symptoms improving People who are in isolation should stay home until it’s safe for them to be around others. At home, anyone sick or infected should separate from others, stay in a specific “sick room” or area, and use a separate bathroom (if available). What to do • Monitor your symptoms. If you have an emergency warning sign (including trouble breathing), seek emergency medical care immediately. • Stay in a separate room from other household members, if possible. • Use a separate bathroom, if possible. • Avoid contact with other members of the household and pets. • Don’t share personal household items, like cups, towels, and utensils. • Wear a mask when around other people if able. Guidelines for close contacts(within 6 feet of someone for a cumulative total of 15 minutes or more over a 24-hour period): Vaccinated individuals: • No need to quarantine; but must wear a mask while indoor public places • Seek COVID testing 5 days after exposure to positive case o Negative test on day 5: resume normal daily activities o Positive test on day 5: start 10 day isolation period • Seek testing immediately if you develop symptoms Unvaccinated individuals: 3 options • Quarantine 14 days from last contact with positive case (lowest risk of spread) • 10-day quarantine: o If you are unable to quarantine the full 14 days, you may end quarantine after 10 days if you have remained symptom free for the full 10 days, must wear mask while in public places for an additional 4 days • 7-day quarantine: o If you receive a negative PCR test (not a rapid test) performed on day 5, 6, OR 7, quarantine must not end before a full 7 days and you must receive your negative test result before ending quarantine. Must wear mask while in public places for an additional 7 days. Regardless of which option you choose, the following criteria must also be met: • You do not have any symptoms of COVID-19; and • You continue to complete the daily monitoring surveys through day 14; and • You adhere strictly through 11:59 PM on day 14 to all other mitigation strategies: correct and consistent mask use, social distancing, hand and cough hygiene, environmental cleaning and disinfection, avoiding crowds, ensuring adequate indoor ventilation, and self-monitoring for symptoms of COVID-19. Masks are required, so if participation in an activity makes masking difficult (i.e. sports, extracurriculars), then you would not be able to participate in that activity until after 11:59 PM on day 14.
Paoli, INPosted by
Paoli (IN) Weather Channel

Daily Weather Forecast For Paoli

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Paoli: Wednesday, August 4: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Thursday, August 5: Patchy fog then sunny during the day; while partly cloudy then patchy fog overnight; Friday, August 6: Partly sunny during the day; while partly cloudy
Jasper, IN104.1 WIKY

Vaccination Clinic at Strassenfest

Strassenfest in Jasper starts Thursday and goes through the weekend. Not only will there be a lot of good food, but officials are also making it easy to get your COVID-19 vaccine. The Indiana State Department of Health will host a mobile clinic at the event Thursday night from 5...
Jasper, INduboiscountyherald.com

Karen S. Matheis, 66, Jasper

Karen S. Matheis, age 66, of Jasper, Indiana, passed away on Sunday, August 1, 2021, at Ascension St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. She was born January 1, 1955, in Riverside, California, to Larry and Susan (Frick) Kemp; and was united in marriage to James Ray Matheis. Karen worked as a realtor and appraiser with TriCounty Appraisals. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Huntingburg and Holy Family Catholic Church in Jasper. She was very active in both churches; and was a member of the Steven Ministries at Holy Family. Karen was an avid gardener, animal lover and enjoyed traveling and family activities.
Loogootee, INwamwamfm.com

Free event this Friday at Loogootee City Pool

A free back to school event will be held soon at the Loogootee City Pool. The City of Loogootee is inviting all returning students out for Mexican themed Fiesta this Friday, August 6th. The event will feature multiple local food trucks as well free swimming. The event will be held...
Spencer County, IN14news.com

South Spencer students return to school Wed.

SPENCER CO., Ind. (WFIE) - South Spencer students are heading back to class Wednesday too. According to guidelines from school officials, masks are recommended indoors and on buses regardless of vaccination status. Officials say students will social distance by at least three feet. The quarantine process is still in place...
Jasper, INWTVW

JPD’s newest officer is a bloodhound trained to locate missing people

JASPER, Ind (WEHT)– The Jasper Police Department welcomed it’s newest officer to the force. Her name is Makya. She’s a black and tan bloodhound who will be 4-years-old in February. She was donated to the department from the Boone County Sheriff’s office. Makya is pictured next to her handler, Officer...
Spencer County, INWTVW

Joseph Petry sentenced 24 years in Spencer County murder case

ROCKPORT, Ind (WEHT)– 20-year-old Joseph Petry was accused of shooting and killing Zane Lee in February 2020. Witnesses told police Petry was assaulting his ex-girlfriend when Lee tried to pull him away. Police say that’s when Petry shot Lee. On Monday, Petry was sentenced 24 years for manslaughter and one...
Huntingburg, INduboiscountyherald.com

50 Years: Alexander (Al) and Andrea Mihajlovits

Al and Andrea Mihajlovits of Huntingburg are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary August 14, 1971. They were married in Vincennes, Indiana at First Presbyterian Church. Reverend Ted Turner and Father John Davidson officiated the double ring ceremony. Attendants were Peggy Wilhite, maid of honor, sister of the bride, Vincennes (deceased),...
Daviess County, INwamwamfm.com

Daviess County Arrest Report

52-year-old Kevin Roark of Washington was arrested Tuesday on a warrant for a Petition to Revoke a Suspended Sentence. He was booked into the Daviess County Security Center on a $25,000 bond. 28-year-old Diego Luna Perez of Washington was arrested Tuesday on a warrant for Strangulation, Domestic Battery, Residential Entry,...
Jasper, IN14news.com

Park in Jasper gets new pickleball courts

Jasper, Ind. (WFIE) - New pickleball courts are now open in Bohnert Park in Jasper. Park Director Tom Moorman says the game of pickleball has picked up a decent following in the community. He says they had pickleball courts on the north end of town. He says lines were forming,...
Shoals, INPosted by
Shoals Dispatch

Shoals-curious? These homes are on the market

Whether you’re looking for a new home on acreage or a fixer-upper close to amenities, you can probably find a listing here to suit you: THINGS THAT LIKE NEW new roof.fireplace insert and flue liner, front and side porch, garage doors, water heater.storm doors.kitchen sink. carpeting downstairs. septic
Orange County, INlocalocnews.com

City and Community Facilities Serve as Voting Centers for Gubernatorial Election

Three City of Irvine facilities and two community facilities will serve as Voting Centers for the upcoming Statewide Gubernatorial Recall Election on September 14, 2021. In addition to in-person voting, all registered voters will receive a vote-by-mail ballot in mid-August. In lieu of voting in person, voters can drop off their completed ballots at any Orange County Vote Center, in any secured ballot drop box in Orange County, in any U.S. mailbox, or at any Vote Center with a drive-thru option.