Gerald “Jerry” Newman, 53, Jasper

Gerald “Jerry” Newman, 53, of Jasper, died Wednesday (May 18) in Bakersfield, California. He was born May 5, 1963, to Kathryn (Whitehead) Greer. He married Diana Loeffler-Vonderheide June 27, 2003. Jerry was an electrician and a member of the Local I.B.E.W. 648 since 1985. He traveled extensively throughout his career. In 2004 he spent a year working in Iraq supporting […]

Second Woman Arrested In Jasper Child Molesting Investigation

Jasper (NNDC) – Two women face new charges as part of a child molesting investigation by the Jasper Police Department and the Dubois County Sheriff’s Department. The investigation started after DCSD deputies say the found 24-year-old Robert Blanford to be in violation of his probation for sexual battery. The investigation resulted in child molesting charges against Blanford and child neglect […]

Rebecca Darlene Wright, 56, Birdseye

Rebecca Darlene Wright, 56, of Birdseye, died Sunday (May 22) at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. She was born in New Albany August 13, 1959, to Guido and Mary (Brown) Wright. Rebecca worked at Jasper Engines and Transmissions, was a member of the First Pentecostal Church of Birdseye, and loved her dog, “Socrates”. She is survived by […]

Community Foundation Announces Scholarship Awards

Jasper (Local Sources) – The Dubois County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that $160,000 in college scholarship awards have been awarded to students in the county. These awards are made on behalf of endowment and donor funds with the Foundation. Al and Rosina Schuler Family Scholarship Natalie Schmitt (Jasper) Plans to attend Purdue University Morgan Wigand (Jasper) Plans to […]

Englert Promoted To Assistant Vice President At SVBT; Peter Accepts Summer Internship

Jasper (NNDC) – Springs Valley Bank & Trust Company recently promoted Vicki Englert to Assistant Vice President in addition to her current role of eServices Manager. Vicki began her career at Springs Valley in October 2001 as an eBanking Coordinator. She has held several positions during her time at the Bank including eBanking Specialist and eBanking Manager. Vicki is responsible […]

Early Morning Traffic Stop Lands At Least One In Jail

Jasper (NNDC) – A tip from the public about a possible intoxicated driver has resulted in the arrests of two people early Friday morning. Jasper police say the caller described driver as being “all over the road” at varying speeds; almost striking curbs. JPD officers stopped the car in the 1900 block of Newton Street. JPD says a subsequent search of the car found marijuana […]

Ralph J. Schepers, 77, Long Beach

Ralph J. Schepers, 77, of Long Beach, California, died Thursday (May 19), in Long Beach. He was born in Dubois April 3, 1939. to Henry and Ardella (Theising) Schepers. Ralph worked as a general contractor in Long Beach for over 30 years. He also worked as a realtor in California. He previously operated the Twin Front Shell station in Jasper […]

Huntingburg City Pool And Splash Park to Open Saturday

Huntingburg (Local Sources) – Huntingburg City Pool and Splash Park will open Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 12:00 p.m.  The pool and splash park are located within Huntingburg City Park at 1st and Cherry Streets. Pool hours are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 12:00 – 5:00 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday from 12:00 – 8:30 p.m., Saturday from 12:00 – 6:00 […]