Top News Stories NNDC for Thursday

Dubois County (NNDC):

A 5K Run Happening Friday Evening at Patoka Lake:

Drivers near the  Newton Steward State Recreation Area at Patoka Lake are urged to be cautious Friday evening as there will be a 5K run at Patoka lake.

Expected delays are estimated from about 9:30 PM to 11:00 PM.  Some traffic may be halted briefly as runners cross.

Affected areas will be near the beach as well as the  Modern Campground Road.

The lower beach parking lot will close today for the 5K.

If you would like to view the event, you should be at the Patoka Lake beach by 9:15 p.m. for the 9:30 start.  The beach will be closed to traffic at that time until completion of the event.

West Baden Springs Hotel Receives Award:

West Baden Springs Hotel in the spring

The West Baden Springs Hotel has been named a “Top Hotel for Sleep” by a Mattress Advisor survey.

Mattress Advisor which uses information from Facebook and Google reviews ranked the West Baden Springs Hotel #2 in the nation for best sleep in a hotel.

The survey was also mentioned in a USA Today article.   Christopher Elliott, a prominent hotel guru said the beds at West Baden Springs are among the few hotel beds he’ll actually have the pleasure of sleeping in.

Bridge and Road to be Closed in Celestine:

Image Gallery Rural Bridges

The public should be aware that Celestine Road North will be closed for bridge replacement starting on  Monday, July 30 at 8:00 a.m.

The road will be closed approximately three-quarters of a mile south of the intersection with State Road 545, and remain so for about 4 weeks depending on weather and unforeseen events.

The bridge replacement will take approximately four weeks to complete depending on weather and unforeseen events.

Elevator Rescue in Ferdinand Wednesday:

Elevator Accidents | Kaplan Lawyers PC

The Ferdinand Volunteer Fire Department was called on to free someone from a hotel elevator at the Red Roof Inn Wednesday night.

An person became trapped inside the elevator, which was at the third floor.  The department locked out the elevator, opened its doors and freed the individual.

Two trucks and 14 firefighters were on the scene 15 minutes.



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