Top News Stories NNDC for Tuesday

Dubois County (NNDC):

Counterfeit money still a problem:

Police are advising the public that counterfeit money is still in circulation in the county.

According to police, they have found $100 bills marked “For Motion Picture Use Only” as well as $50 and $20 bills featuring pink Asian script.

If you find any of these bills, contact the Jasper Police Department at 812-482-2255.

Gas prices down for now but likely to go higher:

Gas prices in Indiana have gone down about 10 cents in the  last week or so, but prices are likely to increase in the near future due to OPEC deciding to decrease production versus previously stating that they may increase oil flow.

Ferdinand man arrested:

  A Ferdinand man is in jail  on charges occurring  from an alleged domestic battery incident.

Police were called to a home in the 600 block of West 9th Street around midnight Sunday on a report of a domestic in progress.

When officers arrived police arrested 47-year-old Chris Devine on charges of domestic battery and strangulation in the presence of a child under the age of 16.

He’s lodged in the Dubois County Security Center.


Robots Filling Unfilled Jobs:

Machine Solutions in Jasper is opening a Tech Center learning facility to teach and educate the benefits of robotic technology in local manufacturing.  The purpose of this technology is not to replace workers but to provide more safety for dangerous work along with allowing current employees to upgrade into better jobs.

The learning center will have actual technology on display and presentations on the use and operation of the equipment.

Ferdinand Folk Festival:

The Ferdinand Folk Festival is to be held September to be held on September 15th at the 18th street park.  They are now accepting applications for food vendors and activity booths.  For details go to (

Celestine Celebrates 175 Years:

The town of Celestine will be celebrating their 175th year anniversary this weekend.  Festivities kick off Thursday evening and run through Sunday.  Many activities including beer garden, games, and of course lots of food will be on hand.  See yesterday’s NNDC news for complete details.

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill will be conducting mobile office hours in Dubois County.

He will be at the library in Jasper, on June 27th, from 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

 During his time there, he will be performing constituent outreach that includes, 

–        Searching our Indiana Unclaimed Website for individuals

–        Talking about current scams

–        Helping Hoosiers file consumer complaints with our Consumer Protection Division

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