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  • Bystander who saved neighbor honored for heroism

    Dave Weatherwax
    September 19, 2014
    Trisha Vaal still insists she’s no hero, that she only did what anybody else in her position would have done.
  • Meeting: Southwest Dubois Schools

    Justin Rumbach
    September 19, 2014
    Meeting notes from Southwest Dubois School Board.
  • Flushing successful; city now in testing cycle

    Justin Rumbach
    September 19, 2014
    The city’s water system has been flushed of the water that contained insufficient levels of chlorine. But officials are still advising customers to boil their water.
  • Flipped river at bottom of water commotion

    Justin Rumbach
    September 18, 2014
    State and local water officials might have identified why the manganese level increased and chlorine levels decreased within Jasper’s water supply — the process causing an ongoing boil order that began early Wednesday morning and was expected to last at least three days.
  • Police continue to seek Elnora homicide information

    Justin Rumbach
    September 18, 2014
    Indiana State Police investigators are asking for the public’s assistance regarding the recent homicide in Elnora.
  • Meeting: Jasper Council

    Justin Rumbach
    September 18, 2014
    Meeting notes from Jasper Common Council.
  • Grimm joins effort to help Community Food Bank

    Dawn Mazur
    September 18, 2014
    Award-winning Indiana Americana songwriter and film/TV/stage actor Tim Grimm will join the Will Read and Sing For Food at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26 at the Kimball International auditorium, 1600 Royal St. for a show to benefit Community Food Bank.
  • Forced to adjust, businesses go with new flow

    Dave Weatherwax
    September 18, 2014
    As water woes continue in Jasper, local institutions have had to make rapid changes to ensure safety of students, patients, inmates and customers.
  • Damage limited in Ferdinand apartment attic fire

    Justin Rumbach
    September 18, 2014
    Damage was limited this morning when a small fire started in the attic space of an unoccupied apartment on Ferdinand’s northwest side.
  • Water from river, not lake, leads to boiling need

    Dave Weatherwax
    September 18, 2014
    While a boil order continues at least into the weekend for Jasper and Ireland residents who use city water, much of the county is clear of trouble.
  • Huntingburg planning director hired

    Justin Rumbach
    September 18, 2014
    The City of Huntingburg has hired Paul Lake as Planning Director. Lake most recently served as executive director of Pike County Economic Growth and Development Council, Inc. He will start his new role Sept. 29.
  • Popular Box Tops program keeps ’em clipping

    Dave Weatherwax
    September 18, 2014
    Fifth Street School students and teachers stood and sang a special tune to show appreciation for a donation which will help purchase important supplies for their school.
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