Updated – Top News Stories NNDC for Tuesday

Dubois County (NNDC):

The Indiana Secured School Safety Board recently approved more than $14 million in matching grants to enhance school security by allowing school corporations to add resource officers, equipment and conduct threat assessments.Greater Jasper Consolidated School Corporation received over $41,000.  Southwest Dubois County School Corporation received $50,000.  Southeast Dubois County received $27,000 and Northeast Dubois County received $35,000in matching grants.“Indiana continues to be national leader in the safety and preparedness of our schools,” said Bryan Langley, board chair and executive director of the Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS). “With support from Governor Holcomb and legislators, this funding will help continue that trend to support schools as they plan and implement safety measures that protect students, educators, administrators and visitors.
Main Street in Jasper between 7th and 9th streets is being converted to 2 way traffic this week:

The Jasper street department is performing pavement work in that area this week and will convert the street from one-way to two-way once the paving is complete.

City officials began discussing the change in January after noting that drivers frequently went the wrong way down that stretch of road when it was one-way.

Fair Season is Here:

All are invited to experience fun at the Dubois County 4-H Fair.  There  will be and fun educational activities during the fair.  And lead by Melanie Roberts, the new Dubois County 4-H Fair Queen.The fair will take place during the day on Monday, July 16, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. as well as Tuesday, July 17, 2018, from 10 a.m. to -12 p.m. in the Clover Pavilion on the 4-H Fairgrounds. Youth can attend one or both days.  Some new activities are related to art, science.  There is no cost and free parking.If you’d like to check out what all is happening at the fair, you can visit their web site at: http://bit.ly/dubois4hfair or find them on Facebook and social media at Purdue Extension Dubois County.


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