Top News Stories DC for Thursday

Dubois County (NNDC):

– JPD received a 911 call from a male subject stating he was just threatened by someone with gun. An officer spoke with the reporting party and found that during an argument Evan Baglan 

had brandished a handgun, pointed it at him, and made verbal threats that he was going to shoot him. Mr. Baglan later came to JPD to speak with officers about the incident. There was a handgun found in the vehicle Mr. Baglan arrived in that matched the description given by the victim. Mr. Baglan was taken into custody and eventually transported to the Dubois County Security Center and charged with 3 felonies.


– The state wide “click it or ticket” campaign is now underway, to enforce Indiana’s seatbelt laws so be advised of increased police presence in this regard. It has been 30 years since Indiana enacted it’s seatbelt laws. Over 30,000 people were killed throughout the country last year who were not restrained.

– Fire Departments will begin free vehicle emissions tests for carbon monoxide as it is a deadly orderless gas that can lead to death. Symptoms of carbon monoxide include drowsiness, headaches, nausea, and possibly vomiting. If you experience these symptoms in your vehicle please take it to your local fire department for a free test. This is as a result of Savanahs Law due to take effect July 1st.

– Governor Eric Holcomb will be in Spencer County at a regional Chamber of Commerce luncheon today, speaking about economic development, school safety, and trade tariffs impacts on Indiana.

– Dubois County Democrats in Ferdinand held a meeting Monday at the Ferdinand Town Hall to fill a vacancy on the democratic ballot for the Ferdinand Township Advisory Board. Committee Chairs were excited to have Francis Egler to fill the vacancy.

– St. Henry is gearing up for festivities this weekend. The 2 day festival  includes a tractor show, entertainment, food and of course the traditional Dubois County Beer Garden.

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