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  • Coroner: Cigarette not cause of fatal fire

    Coroner: Cigarette not cause of fatal fire

    The fire that killed a Santa Claus resident and sent his wife to the hospital Friday is no longer believed to have been started by a dropped cigarette.

  • Power plant biomass lease to be terminated

    Power plant biomass lease to be terminated

    It looks as if the Jasper Clean Energy Center lease is on its way to being terminated. Atlanta-based Twisted Oak Corp. has given notice it will terminate the lease with the city for center, which would have been a biomass plant that burned natural gas and miscanthus grass. The termination will go into effect June 20.

  • Local runners embrace Boston energy

    Local runners embrace Boston energy

    Tara Eckman of Jasper was one of the nearly 36,000 registered runners in this year’s Boston Marathon, an uptick of almost 9,000 from the event’s normal number. And along the way, she was thanked for running. Over and over again.

  • Fire totals semi on Ferdinand’s south side

    Fire totals semi on Ferdinand’s south side

    A fire Monday afternoon totaled a semi that pulled to the side of the road on Ferdinand’s south side.

  • Patriots blast away woes against Cats

    Patriots blast away woes against Cats

    This is supposed to be the part when the Heritage Hills baseball team, finally standing victorious above a sectional nemesis, breaks down because of the sheer weight of the moment.

  • Into The Woods, Jr.

    Into The Woods, Jr.

    A gallery of photos from Monday's dress rehearsal of the Jasper Middle School production of "Into the Woods, Jr."

  • Ripple Effect

    Ripple Effect

    Jaden Wright of Tell City, 7, left, tossed grass and clover into the Patoka River on Monday as family friend Jamie Dyer watched along the Riverwalk in Jasper.