Top Stories NNDC for Wednesday

Dubois County (NNDC):

Mayor Seitz Issues Executive Order:

Jasper Mayor Terry Seitz is asking Jasper residents to lower flags to half staff at sunrise Friday in honor of Jim Fischer   former Jasper City Council Member who passed away Monday.  Flags may be raised again after his burial. 

Woman Arrested for Battery:

Woman Arrested for Breaking Man's Nose During Domestic DisputeJasper Police were called to a home in the 100 block of West Sixth Street Tuesday morning on a report of a fight.

A male in the home told police 40-year-old Christina Bodkins battered him and broke his nose.

Police located at her place of employment.

In the investigation police  found paraphernalia and marijuana.

Bodkins was charged with Domestic Battery, Possession of Marijuana with a Prior and Possession of Paraphernalia and lodged in the Dubois County Security Center.

Memorial Hospital uses Robotic Therapy to help Alzheimer’s Patients:

 

Memorial Hospital has introduced a new program designed to help patients suffering from Alzheimer’s.

They are called therapy cats which are realistic robots that mimic the actions of a real cats.  The therapy cats purr, meow and move just like a real feline. Memorial staff says it’s already having very positive effects on some patients.  The therapy cats are expensive and the hospital has received grants and donations to purchase more but public assistance is also important and there is a way the public can help.

Public donations can be made through the Memorial Hospital Foundation as they have a Caring Hands Senior Services Unit Foundation account that we would be very happy to relay any donations direct to this cause.

The electronic cats are given to the patients, at no cost and are even available for patients to take home.

A New Dollar General Store to Hold Grand Opening Saturday:

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The New Dollar General store in Huntingburg is set to hold it’s grand opening Saturday morning at 8:00 AM.

Check back to NNDC over the weekend for videos of the event.

 

 

 

 

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