A lot of emotions can come with the first day of school for all involved — students, parents, teachers. Molly Schepers, 5, felt more excitement than anything for her first day of kindergarten at Dubois Elementary School.
Joe Schitter started running more than 30 years ago — cross country meets in high school, 5Ks, half marathons, full marathons and triathlons. After he set his sights on an Ironman in 2014, he knew he was hooked. The 50-year-old Jasper man loves the competition and the thrill of pushing his body to its limits.
Cheyenne Scherle, 13, and Cody Scherle, 16, are taking a combined 24 animals to the Dubois County 4-H Fair next week. That may seem like a lot, but not for the Scherle family who enjoys doing 4-H together.
Drawing in baseball fans from near and far, a Dubois County Bombers game is fun-filled for all, thanks in part to some key players. And we’re not talking about just the baseball players at League Stadium. Meet Casey and the Peaches.
It wasn’t love at first cast for Nick Uebelhor. Far from it. Growing up, the Jasper native wasn’t that crazy about fishing and was often outfished by his younger sister, Emily. Then he discovered bass fishing as a teenager and it didn’t take long before he was hooked.
Over the course of 25 years, Leroy and Donna Bleemel opened their Jasper home to children in need. So, when it was their own 2-month-old grandson who needed them, it was natural for the couple to take him in, eventually adopting him.
Diagnosed with profound hearing loss shortly after birth, Charlotte Goeppner lived in silence the first 11 months of her life. But thanks to her cochlear implants, she recently heard the first sounds of her life.