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Bombers Win Again, Prepare for 4 Game Road Trip

Huntingburg (NNDC) – The Dubois County Bombers struck first on Tuesday night after plating one run in the bottom of the first.   The slim lead was short lived as the visiting Fulton Railroaders scored a pair of runs in the top of the second giving them a 2-1 lead.   Dubois County knotted up the game in the bottom of the third when Southridge graduate and Olney Central College product Payton Mattingly was hit by a pitch, driving in a run.

Both teams remained scoreless until the bottom of the seventh when Dubois County derailed the Railroaders with 5 Bombers crossing the plate giving the home team a 7-2 lead.   Dubois County added three more runs in the eighth inning to close out the game with a 10-2 victory.

Jaxson Blair earned the victory for the Bombers.  He pitched 2 1/3 innings, allowing no runs on three hits while striking out three.   Dubois County tallied 10 hits in the game.   Gavin Napier and Cooper Trinkle had 2 hits apiece to pace the Bombers.   With the win, Dubois County is now 22-13 on the season and only 1/2 of a game behind league leading Owensboro (22-12).

The Bombers hit the road for a 4 game road trip and will return back to League Stadium next Monday with a 2 game homestand to close out the regular season at home.    Dubois County returns to action on Thursday night as they travel to Paducah to face the Chiefs.

A Beautiful Way to end your Day

A Perfect Rainbow Over Evansville Monday Evening:

Moral of the story is “relax, meditate and enjoy” (click on Icon for more Pics).

Notes, Jokes and Quotes of the Day – Tuesday

Notes of the Day:

  • Humans shed about 600,000 particles of skin an hour.
  • Microwave ovens were invented by accident.  Percy Spencer was standing in front of an active radar when he noticed the candy bar he had had melted.
  • Americans make up 5% of the worlds population, and yet, produce 30% of the worlds waste and use 25% of the world’s resources.

Jokes of the Day:

– What did the traffic light say to the other traffic light?

A: Don’t look I’m changing!!!!!

– A US Border Patrol Agent catches an illegal alien in the bushes right by the border fence, he pulls him out and says “Sorry, you know the law, you’ve got to go back across the border right now.” The Mexican man pleads with them, “No, noooo Senor, I must stay in de USA! Pleeeze!” The Border Patrol Agent thinks to himself, I’m going to make it hard for him and says “Ok, I’ll let you stay if you can use three english words in a sentence. The three words are ‘green,’ ‘pink,’ and ‘yellow.'” The Mexican man thinks , then says, “Hmmm, okay. The phone, it went green, green, green. I pink it up and sez yellow?”

Quotes of the Day:


Traffic Change on North Main Street in Jasper

Jasper (From Release) – Traffic on North Main Street between 7th and 9th streets in Jasper is being changed from one-way to two-way traffic.

As approved by the Jasper Common Council and the Board of Public Works and Safety meetings earlier this year, Main Street, from 7th to 9th, will be a two-way street beginning tomorrow (Wednesday) at 5 p.m.

 All motorists are being urged to use caution when driving in that area.


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.


Bombers Pick Up 21st Win of the Season

Huntingburg (NNDC) – A wild night of baseball in Henderson as the Bombers hold on to a 13-12 victory.    The Flash fought back after falling down by eight runs to the Bombers in the seventh inning.   Dubois County led 8-2 after four innings and 13-5 heading into the bottom of the seventh inning.    Henderson started their comeback attempt in the bottom of the seventh as they plated 3 runs allowing them to get within five with two innings to go.    The Bombers held the Flash scoreless in the eighth but Henderson lit up the Bombers in the bottom of the ninth as the Flash had four players cross home plate, leaving them one run short of the comeback.    The win is Dubois County’s third in a row and 21st of the season.

Evan Hall picked up the win for Dubois County.  He allowed eight hits and five runs over five innings while striking out six.   Both teams combined for 25 hits in the game with Dubois County having 12 of those 25.   John McDonald,  Chase Andrews and Nick Gonzalez had multiple hits for the Bombers.

Dubois County returns home on Tuesday for a one game homestand before hitting the road for the remainder of the week.   Tonight’s opponent is the Fulton Railroaders with the first pitch set for 7pm.

Notes, Jokes and Quotes of the Day

Notes of the Day:

  • There are more than 1000 species of bananas.  We eat only one of them.
  • The bible is available in 2,454 different languages.
  • George Washington died after his doctors removed 40% of his blood to simply cure a throat infection.

Jokes of the Day:

– I just read a book about Helium. It was so good that I can’t put it down.

– Q: Why shouldn’t you make fun of a paleontologist?
A: Because you will get Jurasskicked.

Quotes of the Day:

 Live Life!

TTop News Stories NNDC for Monday

Dubois County (NNDC):

JPD Warns of Driver Asking Young Women For Sex

JASPER — Jasper Police want you to be on the lookout for a vehicle driven by a man who has harassed two different women.

Police say the vehicle is a red Chevy Cruz or Cobalt with Indiana temporary tags.

JPD has received two separate complaints that the driver allegedly approached younger women in the vehicle and asked them to perform sexual acts with him.

If you are approached by this man, Jasper Police urge you to take all necessary steps to protect yourself and call 911.

If possible, try to get as many details about the vehicle as possible such as a license plate number.

You are also asked to remember details about the man driving the vehicle.

Anyone with information should contact Jasper Police at 482-2255 or via the anonymous tip line at (812) 482 – COPS (2677).





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Dubois County Bombers Win on the Road

Huntingburg (NNDC) – The Dubois County Bombers road trip continues with another win which pushes their record to 20-13.   In a game that saw several lead changes, it was the Bombers who came out on top thanks to a pair of runs that crossed the plate in the 6th inning against Madisonville.

The game was tied at 5 heading into the sixth inning when Dubois County plated two runs for the lead.   Madisonville added one run in the bottom half of the seventh but wasn’t enough as the Bombers held the Miners scoreless for the remainder of the game.   Dubois County went on to win the game 7-6.

The Bombers and Miners each tallied 11 hits on the game which included two homeruns by Madisonville and one long ball by the Bombers.   Graham Hackbarth and Caleb Noble went deep for the Miners and Gavin Napier hit a solo shot for Dubois County in the second inning.   Napier, Tanner Craig and Evan Kahre had a multi-hit games while Napier went 3 for 3 at the plate.

Reece Kleinhelter picked up the win for Dubois County after pitching four innings, allowing four hits and one run while striking out two.   Tobe Whitten picked up the save for the Bombers.

The road trip will come to an end tonight as Dubois County travels to Henderson for a Monday night battle.   The Bombers return home on Tuesday night to face Fulton before hitting the road again on Thursday for a 4 game roadtrip.

Alert from Jasper Police

Jasper City Police (NNDC):

July 8, 2018
The Jasper Police Department would like to advise the public to be on the lookout for a red Chevrolet Cruz or Cobalt with Indiana temporary tags. We have received two separate complaints that this vehicle is being driven by a white male in his 30-40’s and has brown hair. Both complainants, younger women, advised that the subject pulled up to them and asked them to take part in sexual acts with him. Neither complainant knows who the subject is or can provide any other descriptions of the vehicle or person. If you are approached by this individual we ask that you take all necessary steps to protect yourself and call 911 immediately. If possible try to get as many descriptors of the vehicle, plate number, and person as possible. If you have any information on this subject we ask that you call (812) 482-2255, or the anonymous TIP line at (812) 481-COPS(2677).