Sarah A. Rupprecht, 61, Jasper

Sarah A. Rupprecht, 61, of Jasper, died Saturday, February 29, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. She was born in Jasper March 13, 1958, to Hilary and Anna Mae (Vonderheit) Rupprecht. Sarah worked for the Dubois County Clerk’s office in Jasper. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper. She was an avid Indiana […]

Temperatures Below Freezing did Not Dampen Spirits for the Polar Plunge to Benefit Special Olympics (Click icon for pics. and videos)

Dubois County / Indiana (NNDC):   Below freezing temperatures did not keep the participants and crowd from raising thousands of dollars for Special Olympics. Special Olympics Indiana is a nonprofit organization that is part of the global Special Olympics movement, using sport, health, education, and leadership programs every day around the world to end discrimination against, and to empower people […]

Pipe Replacements in Ferdinand

Ferdinand (NNDC): Beginning on or around Tuesday, March 10th, INDOT will begin replacing drainage structures across S.R. 264 from just outside of the town limits of Ferdinand to the end of S.R. 264 near the intersection of County Road East 900 South. Several piping and drainage projects are in need of excavation and replacement. After the pipes have been replaced […]

Hoosier Highlights March 1 to March 7

Indiana (NNDC):     March 1 – March 7 The Week in Indiana History 1883     Chauncey Rose opened the Polytechnic Institute at 13th and Locust Streets in Terre Haute. There were 25 students in the first class.  In 1917, the school moved to its current location on the east side of the city on U. S. 40.  The school name […]

Flooded County Roads

(NNDC) County roads closed this morning due to high water – Madison CR 800 West North of CR 300 South – River Bottoms Madison CR 150 South West of Old Huntingburg Road Madison Ell Creek Road North of CR 400 South Marion CR 175 East North of CR 300 North Harbison CR 600 North East of Kellerville Road

Lillian R. Murry, 86, Ireland

Lillian R.  Murry, 86, of Ireland, died Wednesday, February 26, at her home. She was born in Ireland February 27, 1933, to Frank and Theresia (Dupps) Goeppner. She married Robert L. “Bob” Murry June 24, 1954, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ireland. He died September 22, 2014. She was a member of St. Mary’s Church in Ireland and the […]

Virginia Rose Buerckley, 91, Huntingburg

Virginia Rose Buerckley, 91, of Huntingburg, died Tuesday, February 25, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. She was born in English March 28, 1928, to Dana and Irene (Fetic) Welch. She married Cecil R. Buerckley May 7, 1971. He died January 17, 1998. Virginia worked as a cashier at the 231 Plaza Truck Stop and was co-owner […]

Rita M. Egler, 75, Jasper

Rita M. Egler, 75, of Jasper, died Tuesday, February 25, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. She was born in Jasper January 17, 1945, to Albert and Apollonia (Schmitt) Giesler. She married Gary L. Egler July 15, 1967, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper. Rita was a homemaker and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church […]