Richard D. “Rick” Parson, 73, Birdseye

Richard D. “Rick” Parson, 73, of Birdseye, died Friday, January 29, at his home. He was born in Shoals June 14, 1947, to Walter and Marjorie (Richardson) Parson. He married Carol Fritz March 7, 1971. Rick retired from truck driving, which he had done for many years. He was a member of the Shoals VFW, was an avid Indiana University […]

Larron James Luegers, 73, Jasper

Larron James Luegers, 73, of Jasper, died Thursday, January 28, at his home. He was born April 27, 1947, to Robert W. and Lucille M. (Teder) Luegers. He married Beverly Eckert August 24, 1968. Larron was a 1965 graduate of Jasper High School. He attended Vincennes University and Indiana State University. He was co-owner and vice president of Bob Luegers […]

Norma M. Wright, 78, Velpen

Norma M. Wright, 78, of Velpen, died Tuesday, January 19, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital in Owensboro, Kentucky. She was born in Perry County June 7, 1942, to Clarence and Genola (Underhill) Enlow. She married Gerald L. Wright . He died September 19, 1995. Norma was a homemaker and a member of Jesus Christ Firm Foundation Church in Petersburg. She […]

Dennis L. Stetter, 81, Huntingburg

  Dennis L. Stetter, 81, of Huntingburg, died Sunday, January 24, at his home. He was born in Huntingburg September 24, 1939, to Herman and Esther (Brace) Stetter. He married Patricia A. Emerson. Dennis retired as a rural mail carrier. He also worked for Metropolitan Life Insurance and was a coal miner and auctioneer. He was a member of St. […]

Robin O. Wertman, 63, Holland

Robin O. Wertman, 63, of Holland, died Thursday, January 28, at The Timbers of Jasper Nursing Home. She was born in Vincennes December 3, 1957, to Don and Barbara (Elliot) Nelson. Robin worked as a seamstress and was very artistic. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, and being a grandma. She is survived by her husband, Keith Wertman; two daughters, Ashley Fortner, […]

Dubois County Now Technically Code Orange but Due to Certain Numbers is Still Under Code Red Restrictions

  Dubois County has been downgraded to a CODE ORANGE designation based on the weekly score, however, we will still follow “RED advisory level requirements. You can read the Health Department’s full statement below. 12 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in this afternoon’s update. 1 new death was also reported.  Our death toll stands at 82. Our seven-day positivity […]

School and Business Closings and Delays Thursday, January 28, 2021

  CLOSED THURSDAY: SCHOOLS – Greater Jasper Schools – Holy Trinity Catholic School – Paoli Schools – Perry Central Schools – Crawford County Schools – Southwest Dubois Schools – eLearning (Virtual) – Southeast Dubois Schools- eLearning (Virtual) – Northeast Dubois Schools – eLearning (Virtual) – Loogootee Schools – eLearning (Virtual) – North Daviess Schools – eLearning (Virtual) – Barr-Reeve School […]

Visit Dubois County, Inc. accepting grant applications to help promote upcoming events

(NNDC) Visit Dubois County, Inc. is accepting applications for grants from the Tourism Promotion Fund. Grant applications are open to not-for-profit, tourism-related organizations, festivals, events, attractions, and other projects which will increase visitor attendance from outside the immediate area.  Approved applications for previously funded projects or events may receive new grant money if additional tourism benefits can be proven.  Special […]