Olive Jane Spraggins, 94, Huntingburg

Olive Jane Spraggins, 94, of Huntingburg, died Friday (December 30) at The Waters of  Huntingburg. She was born in Birdseye June 3, 1922, to Claude and Ada (Atkins) Ford. She married Russell Glenn Spraggins (a Purple Heart medal recipient in World War II) January 25, 1943, in  English. He died May 22, 2007. Olive was a homemaker and was employed […]

Bonnie L. Fleetwood, 87, Jasper

Bonnie L. Fleetwood, 87, of Jasper, died Thursday (December 29) at The Timbers of Jasper. She was born in Seymour October 28, 1929, to Fredrick and Virginia (Baker) Dannettelle. She married Ray Fleetwood in Seymour. He preceded her in death. Bonnie worked at the Excello shirt factory in Seymour. She enjoyed yard sales and cooking. She is survived by three […]

Viola V. Himsel, 83, Jasper

Viola V. Himsel, 83, of Jasper, died Wednesday (December 28) at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. She was born in Jasper November 28, 1933, to Oscar, Sr. and Ellanora (Vonderheide) Recker. She married James C. Himsel April 17, 1953. Viola was a caregiver most of her life, taking care of the elderly in the area. She was […]

Effort To Find Stolen Trailer Now Includes Reward

Jasper (NNDC) – Jasper police are asking for the public’s help in locating a utility trailer believed to be stolen from the former Monster Recycling building. JPD says the black, 10′ x 6′ Bri-Mar dump trailer taken from the building in the 1300 block of Vine Street sometime between November 5th and 9th. The Community Strike Force Against Crime is offering […]

Vonderheide; “The Site Is Ours!

Jasper (NNDC) – With approval from the public in the form of a tax increase referendum to pay for it, the Jasper Library Board formally took possession of the former Hoosier Desk building Thursday. Library Board president Dean Vonderheide shared on his personal Facebook page Thursday evening, “The site is ours!” He continued, “We accomplished a significant milestone toward the Jasper […]

Grotto Changes Ownership; Preservation Efforts Underway (Photos)

Jasper (Local Sources) – GROTTO CHANGES OWNERSHIP, PRESERVATION UNDERWAY Dubois County, December 29, 2016: Changes are underway for the grotto in Jasper, including new ownership of the property. Cathedral Health Care, the former Providence Home in Jasper, has gifted a portion of their grounds to Friends of Grotto Inc., a nonprofit whose mission is to maintain and preserve the Mother […]

Jackie L. Fowler, 82, Jasper

Jackie L. Fowler, 82, of Jasper, died Wednesday (December 28) at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center in Jasper. She was born in Beverly Hills, California, August 12, 1934 to William and Bertha Mary (Harris) Wolf. Jackie worked as an administrative assistant for Architectural Digest and Bon Apetit magazine publications and was an administrative assistant for Winston Tires. She enjoyed traveling, […]