Elizabeth L. “Betty” Wollenmann, 87, Ferdinand

Elizabeth L. “Betty” Wollenmann, 87, of Ferdinand, died Saturday, August 29, at her home. She was born in St. Meinrad December 1, 1932, to Alois and Anna V. (Fischer) Borho. She married Leander C. Wollenmann April 8, 1953, at St. Meinrad Archabbey Church. He died May 29, 2006. Betty enjoyed going to mass and attending pilgrimages to the Monte Casino […]

Helen Marie Hoelscher, 85, Ferdinand

Helen Marie Hoelscher, 85, died Wednesday, August 26, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. She and her husband had recently relocated to Scenic Hills at the Monastery in Ferdinand to be closer to family. She was born in Boonville, Missouri, July 16, 1935, to Jacob and Anna Marie (Gerke) Schwartz. She married LaVern Hoelscher June 4, 1960. […]

Elizabeth I. Simmers, 79, Jasper

Elizabeth I. Simmers, 79, of Jasper, died Thursday, August 27, at her home. She was born in Huntingburg February 11, 1941, to Alvin and Leola (Malone) Krieg. She married Robert L. Simmers September 13, 1969. He died March 22, 2006. Elizabeth retired as a patient records administrator for Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper after many years of service. She […]

Fatal Shooting just down the road in Crawford County

(NNDC) (Picture courtesy of Crawford County Jail) Crawford County- On August 28, 2020 at approximately 8:50 P.M. the Indiana State Police responded to a shooting that occurred at 2424 N Dillard Road, Birdseye, Indiana. Preliminary investigation shows Lisa Harris, 57, shot Michael Harris, 56, both from Newburgh, IN. Michael Harris was treated for serious injuries at the scene by Crawford County EMS and […]

Train Vs Car in Huntingburg, Car Looses, Thankfully No Injuries

Huntingburg (NNDC): On Friday August 28, 2020 at approximately 4:00 PM the Huntingburg Police Department responded to an accident at the intersection of State Road 64 and Van Buren Street involving two vehicles with one vehicle disabled on the railroad tracks with an oncoming train. Officers with the Huntingburg Police Department requested through Dubois County Communication Center to request all […]

Kenneth H. Gilmore, 90, Birdseye

Kenneth H Gilmore, 90, of Birdseye, died Thursday, August 27, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. He was born in Eckerty November 18, 1929, to Earl and Louetta (Cook) Gilmore. He married Lola Frances Huff  June 24, 1950, in Mentor. Kenneth worked as an appliance technician. He was a member of Bethlehem Masonic Lodge #574 F&AM in Birdseye […]

Hoosier History Highlights for August 30 – Sept 5

Hoosier Highlights (NNDC): August 30 – September 5 The Week in Indiana History 1917     Lillian Thomas Fox died in Indianapolis.  Hired by the Indianapolis News in 1900, she was the first African-American to write for a white newspaper in Indiana.  A leader in the community, she was co-founder of the Indianapolis Women’s Improvement Club and a life-long activist for positive social […]

August is National Child Support Awareness Month

(NNDC)  From the office of PROSECUTOR ANTHONY D. QUINN: August is National Child Support Awareness Month.  Organizations involved with the child support system, including the Prosecutor’s Office, partnered this month to support Hoosier families and bring attention to Indiana’s child support programming and resources.  The Indiana Child Support Program is overseen by the Child Support Bureau of the Indiana  Department […]