Mary Agnes Gehlhausen, 89, Jasper

Mary Agnes Gehlhausen, 89, of Jasper, died Saturday (April 29) at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center in Jasper. She was born in Cannelton September 24, 1927, to William J. and Agnes H. (Snyder) Busam. She married Irvin J. Gehlhausen May 15, 1946, at St. Michaels Catholic Church in Cannelton. He died February 17, 2003. Mary was a homemaker and an […]

John Keith Schurz, 80, Huntingburg

John Keith Schurz, 80, of Huntingburg, died Friday (April 28) at St. Charles Health Campus in Jasper. He was born in Huntingburg October 7, 1936, to Karl and Mary Lee (Robling) Schurz. John served in the United States Air Force from 1954 to 1958, was a law enforcement officer, and a member of the Northside Christian Church in Huntingburg. He […]

Severe Thunderstorm & Flood Warnings; Flash Flood Watch Remain Locally

Jasper (NNDC) – The National Weather Service says Severe Thunderstorm Warning ,  an Areal Flood Warning and a Flash Flood Watch remain early Saturday morning locally… The Severe Thunderstorm Warning remains until 5:30AM Saturday.   CLICK HERE FOR MORE FROM THE N.W.S. The Areal Flood Warning is in effect until 8:15AM Saturday.  CLICK HERE FOR MORE FROM THE N.W.S. The Flash Flood Watch is in […]

Overnight Flash Flooding: “We Were Lucky” (VIDEO)

Huntingburg (NNDC) – Severe weather overnight prompted just about every watch and some warnings locally… including flash flooding. High water closed city streets in Huntingburg and two highways in Dubois County at times early Saturday morning… TEXT OF VIDEO Anywhere from four to eight inches (UPDATED) of rain fell overnight locally… The heaviest in the Huntingburg area. Several streets in town were […]

Martin Luther “Luke” Byers, Jr., 86, Huntingburg

Martin Luther “Luke” Byers, Jr., 86, of Huntingburg, died Thursday (April 27) at North Park Nursing Center in Evansville. He was born in Huntingburg September 4, 1930, to Martin Luther Byers, Sr. and Verga (Wood) Byers. Martin was a driver for UPS, a member of Huntingburg VFW Post #2366 and Jasper Legion, and played in the Holland semi-pro baseball league. […]

Kathleen M. Tempel Nursing Scholarship Recipient Selected

Jasper (Local Sources) – Memorial Hospital Foundation has announced this year’s recipient of the Kathleen M. Tempel Nursing Scholarship, and the recipient is Ronica Maki of Jasper, Indiana. Ms. Maki graduated from Marengo High School in 1995, and attended Oakland City University; she currently plans to continue her nursing education at VUJC in Jasper and achieve her BSN designation. The […]

Wood Capital Celebrates Arbor Day

A day to celebrate trees…. Arbor Day was founded in April, 1872. There is no set date for Arbor Day each year.  Most states… even cities declare their own Arbor Day to coincide with local climates. Arbor Day was celebrated today in the town that calls itself, the “Nation’s Wood Capital….

‘Touch A Truck’ Postponed!

Jasper (Local Sources) – Touch-A-Truck … a free, family event has been rescheduled for next Saturday 9am-11am at the Jasper Train Depot due to pending rain this weekend. Hosted by the City of Jasper, Touch-A-Truck, showcases a variety of trucks and equipment from different City of Jasper departments. Children and adults of all ages are invited to explore the equipment […]