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Top News Stories NNDC for Tuesday

Dubois County (NNDC):

Ruxer Ford Lincoln to Unveil Restored Bronco For Charity AuctionOld National Bank is joining forces with local companies to present the third biannual 100 Men Who Cook.

The event will be Saturday, September 8th at 6 p.m. at the Huntingburg Event Center and our very own News Now Owner Ron Spaulding and associate Steve Luegers will be on the roster of  men who cook.

All proceeds go to benefit Dubois County CASA with expansion into Orange County.  CASA stands for Court Appointed Special Advocates.

This afternoon, another way you can help local kids in need will be unveiled.

Ruxer Ford Lincoln has donated a rebuilt 1976 Ford Bronco which will be auctioned off with proceeds also going to CASA.

The viewing is scheduled for  this afternoon at the Old National Bank building at One DCB Plaza in Jasper at 4:00 PM.

News Now Dubois County will be on hand and videos will be updated after the event, so please check back for updates.

Kimball Electronics being Hit by Trade War.

Not only farmers, ranchers, and contractors are being hit hard by the trade war but so are electronics.  Kimball electronics is attempting to combat the effects but in order to maintain profitability, prices are going to increase especially on circuit boards.

The semiconductor industry is asking that duties on 20 product lines that collectively would cost businesses more than $500 million a year be removed, according to SEMI, which represents companies in the manufacturing supply chain for the electronics industry.

Should business drop due to the tariffs it is possible that American jobs will be lost as a consequence.

“I do not exaggerate when I say that 25 percent duties on these products would kill domestic durable electronics manufacturing,” said Donald Charron, chairman and CEO of Kimball Electronics.

A Paoli Man was killed in a car crash:

A Paoli man was killed and another driver injured in a serious crash Tuesday morning.  The investigation is ongoing.  Please refer to a separate story posted earlier for details.

 

German American Bank Continues to set New Records.

German American Bancorp has released its earnings for the second quarter.

The Jasper-based bank reported 2nd quarter earnings of $11.1 million.

The earnings are an increase of about $1.3 million dollars over the second quarter last year.

Year-to-date, German American reports earnings of $22.9 million dollars, or $1.00 a share.

That’s an 18 percent increase per share from last year which adds up  to about $3.5 million.

GAB reported 2nd quarter earnings of $11.1 million which is 48 cents a share.  The increase over last year is around $1.3 million dollars over the same time period last year.

For this Year-to-date, German American reported earnings were $22.9 million dollars, or $1.00 a share, about $3.5 million more than last year, an 18% increase.

Tornado Siren Test Wedensday the 1st.

Reminder:

The Jasper Police Department is issuing a reminder to the citizens of Jasper that Wednesday, August 1 st , at 4PM, there will be a monthly test of the Tornado Warning Siren System.

At that time, all 10 sirens in the city will be activated.  The rest of the sirens in Dubois County will be tested at 6 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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