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Bombes win a close one! 2 to 1

Huntingburg (NNDC) – After eight and a third innings the Hoppers finally get on the scoreboard and took the lead over the Bombers 1-0 but that didn’t stop the Bombers.  The Hoppers change pitchers but it wasn’t enough as the Bombers played the Hoppers with a well placed bunt, a stolen base, and then a hit off the new pitcher for the Hoppers to put the Bombers in the 2-1.  Now the Bombers have to hold the Hoppers (Click on Video for Final Pitches)

Dubois County Bombers in action tonight against the Hoptown Hoppers!

Huntingburg (NNDC) – Join the Bombers at League Stadium tonight as they take on the Hoptown Hoppers, the Bombers recently scored their 100th win for coach Andy Lasher after exploding with 29 runs over the last two games but they run into a little problem with the Miners with a 5 -2 loss.

The Bombers are home tonight game starts at 7pm and for a bit of extra entertainment the Flyin Houndz are Back! Jeff and his family of canine superstars are back & bringing action-packed entertainment with dogs flying everywhere and catching everything! Come catch the fun at League Stadium.

Top News Stories NNDC for Saturday

Dubois County (NNDC):

– Three people were arrested for allegedly attempting to pass a counterfeit $100 bill marked for movie use only at a local gas station, according to Jasper police, the Huck’s Convenience Store, 231 Third Avenue, received a counterfeit $100 bill on Tuesday.During the investigation, police determined  Zach Uppencamp, allegedly passed the counterfeit bill to Neil Pitstick, a cashier at Huck’s after going inside to work his shift. Pitstick allegedly made change for the $100 bill.Later, Chelsea Hager, supposedly  came inside to pick up the change in real $5 bills from Pitstick. Hager and Uppencamp then left the store.  Police subsequently confirmed the counterfeit bill and charged all three with theft as well as charging Uppencamp with a level 6 felony of counterfeiting, all three were booked into the Dubois County Security Center.
– Two people are in jail today on multiple drug charges.  Jasper Police were executing a search warrant yesterday just before 1 p.m. on a home occupied by 26-year-old Teilia Hemmerlein on Wagner Street.  Police  say they found 2 types of Legend Drugs, syringes used to inject heroin and several glass pipes used to smoke meth. They also found more syringes in a backpack belonging to David Porter of Huntingburg.He’s charged with Possession of a Syringe and Visiting a Common Nuisance.Hemmerlein is charged with Possession of Heroin, two counts of Possession of a Legend Drug, possession of both a syringe and paraphernalia and Maintaining a Common Nuisance.Both are lodged in the Dubois County Security Center.

– Two people are in jail today on multiple drug charges in Jasper.

Police were executing a search warrant yesterday just before 1 p.m. on a home occupied by 26-year-old Teilia Hemmerlein on Wagner Street.

Police say they found 2 types of Legend Drugs, syringes used to inject heroin and several glass pipes used to smoke metH along with syringes in a backpack belonging to David Porter of Huntingburg.

He’s charged with Possession of a Syringe and Visiting a Common Nuisance.

Hemmerlein is charged with Possession of Heroin, two counts of Possession of a Legend Drug, possession of both a syringe and paraphernalia and Maintaining a Common Nuisance.

Both are lodged in the Dubois County Security Center.

 

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Notes, Jokes & Quotes of the Day – Friday

Notes of the Day:

– The inventor of the bullit proof vest was a pizza delivery man who was shot twice on the job.

– Studies show that cows produce more milk when listening to relaxing music.

– Chickens can see daylight 45 minutes before humans can.

Jokes of the Day:

– A blonde and a redhead have a ranch. They have just lost their bull. The women need to buy another, but only have $500. The redhead tells the blonde, “I will go to the market and see if I can find one for under that amount. If I can, I will send you a telegram.” She goes to the market and finds one for $499. Having only one dollar left, she goes to the telegraph office and finds out that it costs one dollar per word. She is stumped on how to tell the blonde to bring the truck and trailer. Finally, she tells the telegraph operator to send the word “comfortable.” Skeptical, the operator asks, “How will she know to come with the trailer from just that word?” The redhead replies, “She’s a blonde so she reads slow: ‘Come for ta bull.'”.

 

 

 

 

 

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Top Stories NNDC for Friday

Dubois County (NNDC):

– Approval from the Jasper City Council this week moves the SERVUS construction project forward:

 

The rendering is by Curran Architecture out of Indianapolis with Universal provide a good interpretation of the finished project.

After the Jasper Common Council meeting approval, SERVUS’s plans to build a new headquarters on South Newton will likely move forward beginning in September.

Along with the new 6000 square foot corporate office, the new 40,000 square foot building will also feature a 4,000 square foot McCalister’s Deli on the first floor. The top two floors will feature high-end loft apartments. The loft-style apartments will feature upscale features such as large rooms, hardwood floors and other amenities, along with workout facilities and underground parking.

The building should be under construction around September and completed in about 10 to 12 months.

Phase 2 will include a 3 story building hosting office space, retail stores, and apartments.  The time schedule for phase 2 will depend on the completion of the first project.

–  Jasper firefighters responded to a semi-truck fire on Thursday.

The incident happened Near the Eastown Recreation Center on Crossroads Avenue just before 4 yesterday.

Traffic was stalled and JPD assised in the effort to keep motorists moving.

No word as of yet on the cause of the fire and no one was injured.

– Huntingburg is notifying residents that First Street between Main and Geiger streets is closed today as workers install a waterline. Officials ask that people use an alternate route and avoid the area.

 

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Dubois County Bombers Drop One at Home

Huntingburg (NNDC):   The Dubois County Bombers collect 8 hits on Thursday night at League Stadium against Madisonville but was unable to pull out the victory.   Scoreless thru 5 innings, the Miners struck first plating two in the top of the 6th which would prove to be enough for the win.   The Bombers picked up one run in the bottom of the 6th but Madisonville extended their lead in the top of the 7th sending two more Miners across the plate.  Dubois County was able to add another run in the bottom of the 8th while Madisonville added one of their own in the top of the 9th.   The Miners picked up a 5-2 win over Dubois County.    Nick Gonzales went 3 for 4 on the night to lead the Bombers.   Reece Kleinhelter took the loss for Dubois County.   He allowed 3 hits and 2 runs over five and two-thirds innings, striking out two.

The Bombers return to action on Friday night as they travel to Muhlenberg County to face the Stallions.   Dubois County returns home on Saturday night when Hoptown visits League Stadium.    The Bombers are bringing back the Flying Hounds Frizbee Dogs to the ballpark to entertain kids of all ages.   This action packed show will have dogs flying everywhere and catching everything while entertaining the fans at the ballpark.  Bring your family and catch the fun at League Stadium.   Game time on Saturday night is 7pm Eastern.

Notes, Jokes & Quotes of the Day – Thursday

Notes of the Day:

– Q: How many stars are in the big dipper?

A: 7

– 1 billion people speak English.  That is 1 in every 7 on earth.

– George Washington is the only U.S. president to receive 100% of the electoral votes.

– McDonalds’ Caesar salad is more fattening than their hamburger.

Jokes of the Day:

-A worldwide survey was conducted by the UN. The only question asked was: “Would you please give your honest opinion about solutions to the food shortage in the rest of the world?” The survey was a huge failure. In Africa they didn’t know what “food” meant. In Eastern Europe they didn’t know what “honest” meant. In Western Europe they didn’t know what “shortage” meant. In China they didn’t know what “opinion” meant. In the Middle East they didn’t know what “solution” meant. In South America they didn’t know what “please” meant. And in the USA they didn’t know what “the rest of the world” meant.

– What do you call a fish without eyes? … FSH.

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Top News Stories NNDC for Thursday

Dubois County (NNDC):

– Reminder to the public that The Parklands, a new and fantastic recreational addition to the City of Jasper, complete with a pavilion center usable for events, several lakes and bridges and 2 miles of walking trails will be holding their grand opening on July 7th at 10:30 am.  Citizens are urged NOT to enter the grounds until then as there are many hazards due to the frenzy of construction.

– The owners of Fat N Sassy restaurant in Huntingburg have announced they are closing their doors after 25 years in business.

Owners remarked,“We have loved serving you for the past 25 years, however, all good things must come to an end. It is with very mixed emotions that we are announcing the closing of Fat & Sassy.”

Their Facebook post is listed below:

No particular reason for the closing was given.  The last day of operation will be July 14th.

– The Jasper City Council met June 20 at 7:00 pm, and discussed a variety of topics.  Most were procedural matters such as rezoning, property tax discussions and utility service board reports.  No new significant issues were reviewed.

– “Oh Deer”

An  Orange County woman survived with only minor injuries after hitting a deer that crashed through the front window of her car and landing in the passenger seat.

Jessica Combs, 37, French Lick, was northbound on U.S. 231 south of County Road 500N in a 2009 Chevrolet passenger car at about 4:20 p.m. Friday when a deer entered the highway in front of her vehicle.

Jessica was assisted by the Dubois County Sheriff’s Department.

Note: photo was obtained from local sources.

 

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Dubois County Bombers Steam Roll over Railroaders

Huntingburg (NNDC):  The Dubois County Bombers collect 18 hits on Wednesday night to steam roll over the Fulton Railroaders with a 13-5 victory.   The win is 3 straight for the Bombers which brings their record up to 8-8.   Dubois County took an early lead plating 2 in the top of the first, but Fulton responded in the bottom half and took the lead by scoring three which included a two run shot by Sam Stohr.   The lead was short lived for the Railroaders as Dubois County plated 3 in the 3rd inning behind a pair of homeruns by Josh McDonald and Gavin Napier. The Bombers added 4 more runs in the 4th and never looked back.

Jack Anderson picked up the win for Dubois County.   Anderson allowed five runs on eleven hits, striking out nine and walking one.   The Bombers return home to League Stadium tonight (Thursday) and host the Madisonville Miners.  First pitch is set for 7pm Eastern.

 

Top News Stories DC for Wednesday

Dubois County (NNDC):

Local builder company recognized as a outstanding builder.

Huntingburg (NNDC) – Local Sports

The Dubois County Bombers improved to 7-8 on the season with a win on Tuesday night at League Stadium over the Paducah Chiefs.   The Bombers plated 8 in the 2nd inning and rolled onto an easy victory 16-2.  Dubois County collected 9 hits which included 2 homeruns.  Ryan Luckett picked up the win for the Bombers who return to action Wednesday night as they travel to Fulton and will face the Railroaders.  The Bombers will then return home on Thursday to face Madisonville.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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