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Jasper Reds back at League Stadium Double Header Action

(NNDC) Jasper Reds Baseball back at League Stadium! Double header action at 6pm, The Reds will face the Saline County Monarchs! From Saline County Illinois.   Still have COVID restrictions in place.   First game will be posted on News Now for your viewing pleasure.   Stay tuned for more information on other Jasper Red’s […]

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Congratulations to our Father’s Day Month of June Winners!

(NNDC) Congratulations to our Father’s Day Month of June Winners! Matt Engert of Dubois Doug Schmitt of Jasper Jeremy Patton of Huntingburg   And thank you to our sponsors including :  The Great Outdoors & Southern Roots Salon both of the Southgate shopping center Jasper, Tom’s Lawn, Garden, & Appliances at the “Y” in Jasper, […]

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Hoosier History Highlights July 5 – 11th

Indiana (NNDC): July 5 – July 11 The Week in Indiana History 1863     The Civil War came to Indiana when over 2,000 Confederate soldiers under the command of John Hunt Morgan crossed the Ohio River from Kentucky into Corydon.  Known as “Morgan’s Raiders,” they overwhelmed about 400 members of the Indiana militia and plundered […]

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July 4th Cheetah Chase Opens at Holiday World & Splashin Safari

(NNDC) – Santa Claus As of July 4, Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari will officially be the Water Coaster Capital of the World, with the opening of Cheetah Chase: The World’s First Launched Water Coaster.  “We’re excited to announce the newest addition to our award-winning and record-holding water coasters,” says park President Matt Eckert. “With a […]

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Notes, Jokes, & Quotes

NNDC Regular Update: With all the depressing news out there, NEWS NOW is happy to help you take your mind off all that and present you with our regular update called Notes, Jokes, & Quotes. Enjoy from the News Now Team.       Notes & Facts: When a male penguin falls in love with female penguin, […]

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The DNR has Authorized Patoka State Park to Hold THUNDER Over Patoka Fireworks Show to Go on (with restrictions)

Thunder Over Patoka Fireworks (NNDC): Patoka Lake: Enjoy the 15th annual “Thunder Over Patoka” fireworks display at Patoka Lake Beach on July 4. Fireworks will start around 10 p.m. Bring family and friends, lawn chairs, and blankets. The beach will be the primary viewing area. Expect increased traffic. Anyone planning to attend the fireworks should plan […]

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Local Mayors Issue Statement on the Mid-States Corridor Project

Dubois County (NNDC): July 1, 2020 RE: Mid-State Corridor Study by Huntingburg and Jasper Mayors   As your local elected officials, we strive each day to make our citizens proud of the communities in which they live, work and raise their families. Both of our cities have their place in Indiana’s history – Huntingburg with […]

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NOTICE: This is the Daily COVID-19 Update for Pandemic Information (click for the latest information)

Dubois County and Indiana (NNDC):           UPDATED: COVID-19 Situation Report and Guidance For Indiana: Governor Delays Stage 5 reopening for now as cases begin to rise:  Indiana governor Eric Holcomb says the state will not proceed to Stage 5 on July 4th as originally planned due to a spike in COVID-19 […]

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German American Bank Announces Staff Changes

Jasper (NNDC): GERMAN AMERICAN BANCORP, INC. (GABC) ANNOUNCES EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT SUCCESSION PLAN Jasper, Indiana: July 1, 2020 — German American Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: GABC) has announced several pending changes to its executive management group as part of an ongoing management succession plan. The Company’s Board of Directors, at its recent annual reorganization meeting, approved the […]

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New Law Proposal by IN Senator Mark Messmer of Jasper Hopes to Make Medical Billing More Transparent as of July 1st

Indiana (NNDC): Limits to surprise medical billing start July 1 By State Sen. Mark Messmer (R-Jasper) To help improve health care costs for Hoosiers, the General Assembly passed several measures during the 2020 session, including House Enrolled Act 1004. This new law, which goes into effect on July 1, limits “surprise billing” for medical services […]

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Trail around Old Town Lake in Ferdinand is complete other work continues

(NNDC)   Ferdinand –   The project of putting a trail around the Old Town Lake on Ferdinand’s east side appears to be complete with an 1 mile, ADA accessible, gravel path around the 20 acre lake  As part of Phase 1, the trail project was completed at end of 2019. Today the trail, complete with benches and new bridges, is open for the public to use.  The cost of the $435,000 project is funded through a $200,000 matching grant from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Land and Water Conservation Fund, with the town matching the costs either in materials that qualify as a match for the grant or in funds. (Click on Video) The Old Town Lake once served as a water source for Ferdinand, and the pump house that once operated the pumps still stands on the property, though it is inoperable. Work continues on the parking lot and other facilities including projects in Phases 2 which will convert the old pump house to an open-air shelter and add restrooms, a kayak launch and a fishing pier. Completion date is expected prior to the end of 2020.

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Jasper Reds Hold Their Opening Day at League Stadium (Click icon for pictures and videos of the event)

Huntingburg / Jasper (NNDC): BASEBALL IS BACK. The Jasper Reds held their season opening day at League Stadium in Huntingburg last Saturday. A very limited crowd was in attendance due to pandemic rules but it did not hamper the enthusiasm for a return to sports and News Now was proud to cover the event (see […]

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