Celestine man killed in a ORV accident

(NNDC) Indiana conservation officers and local authorities are looking into the accidental death of a Celestine man. Keith Thewes, 55, was operating his ORV yesterday along a ditch line when the accident occurred. He was found by a family member on private property off of County Road 820 E, approximately a half-mile south of State Road 164. Dubois County Dispatch was notified […]

Memorial Hospital Opens New Screening Site

Dubois County (NNDC): ALTERNATIVE SCREENING SITE OPEN 9AM-9PM DAILY Jasper, IN- Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center has developed an Alternative Screening Site, located at 695 West Second Street (entrance on the west side of the building- follow the yellow signs) for those patients who do not require emergency department services, but who have symptoms of fever, cough, or shortness […]

Keith A. Thewes, 55, Celestine

Keith A. Thewes, 55, of Celestine, died Monday, March 30, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper of injuries suffered in an ORV accident near his home. He was born in Birdseye December 23, 1964, to Lawrence and Marilyn (Persohn) Thewes. He married Gail Buechler September 22, 1990, at St. Celestine Catholic Church in Celestine. Keith worked for […]

Local Man in Jail on Multiple Charges

Huntingburg (NNDC): JACQUES JINIUS​​​​​, AGE 37 OF HUNTINGBURG WAS ARRESTED FOR OPERATING WHILE INTOXICATED ENDANGERING A PERSON AND OPERATING WHILE INTOXICATED WITH LEVEL OVER .15 AROUND 5:00 PM SATURDAY, JPD RECEIVED A REPORT FROM A CONCERNED CITIZEN IN REF TO A VEHICLE ALL OVER THE ROADWAY AND VARYING SPEEDS.  OFFICERS LOCATED AND CONDUCTED A TRAFFIC STOP ON THE VEHICLE IN THE AREA OF […]

New statewide map available for Hoosiers seeking food assistance during COVID-19 pandemic

Dubois County (NNDC): New, interactive online tool will make it easier for families to find food resources near home; site will be updated to reflect current openings and closures The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration, in partnership with the state’s  food banks, the Indy Hunger Network and Feeding Indiana’s Hungry, has developed a statewide, interactive map that will help […]

Heavy Storms and possible Tornado hits Warrick county and Newburgh area

(NNDC) Storm damage and a possible Tornado  in Newburgh area heavy but according to officials only minor injuries. After severe storms  went through Newburgh Saturday night, the city has declared a state of emergency. Thousands of people in the area are still without power at this time.  The storm hit shortly before 9:30pm Saturday causing extensive damage including trees, power lines, […]

Clifton C. “Jack” Cook, Jr., 85, Birdseye

Clifton C. “Jack” Cook, Jr., 85, of Birdseye, died Friday, March 27, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. He was born in Indianapolis August 30, 1934, to Clifton Sr. and Virginia (Richey) Cook. He married Diana L. McFarland June 29, 1952. She died February 15, 2017. Jack worked for the Eckerty Mulzer Crushed Stone plant where he […]

House passes $2.2tn coronavirus economic stimulus package for US

(Washington D.C.) Congress gave final approval on Friday of a $2.2tn economic stimulus package designed to rush federal aid to workers, businesses and a healthcare system ravaged by the coronavirus, uniting to overcome a last-minute attempt to delay its passage. Congressman Thomas Massie, a Republican of Kentucky, attempted to force a recorded vote on the bill but was overridden by […]