New Mass Vaccination to be Held this Saturday

The Dubois County Health Department will host a mass vaccination clinic to administer 450 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine in another one-day event!  This is a great opportunity for any eligible individual looking for an appointment or anyone looking to move up a 1st shot appointment. When: Saturday, January 30, 2021 – (2nd Dose will be February 27, 2021 same location) Time: […]

VUJC Land Stewardship Initiative Hosts Virtual Soil Health Diagnostic Lunch N Learn Series in February

(NNDC) The Dubois County Soil and Water Conservation District’s VUJC Land Stewardship Initiative will be hosting a virtual Soil Health Diagnostic Series in February.  This free Lunch ‘N Learn series will begin at 11:30 AM EST every Wednesday, via Zoom.  Sessions are scheduled February 3, 10, 17, and 24.  Those with limited computer or internet access can use a phone […]

Beth Ann Dawkins, 71, Jasper

Beth Ann Dawkins, 71, of Jasper, died Sunday, January 24, at her home. She was born in Evansville August 23, 1949, to Roy L. and Patricia R. (Frazier) Kixmiller. She married Phillip R. Dawkins M.D. June 26, 1971. He died November 8, 2008. Beth worked alongside her husband for many years as a registered nurse at Heartland Cardiology in Jasper. She was […]

Mary Elizabeth Seib, 94, Huntingburg

Mary Elizabeth Seib, 96, of Huntingburg, died Saturday, January 23, at The Waters of Huntingburg. She was born in Haubstadt July 22, 1924, to Henry and Josephine (Angermeyer) Steckler. She married Edmund J. Seib, Jr. February 8, 1945, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Elberfeld. He died September 17, 1986. Mary was a homemaker and retired from Gossard Industries. She was […]

Louis Otto Ritz, Jr, Huntingburg

Louis Otto Ritz, Jr, 83, of Huntingburg, died Friday, January 22, at The Waters of Huntingburg. He was born in Albany,, New York September 10, 1937, to Louis O. Ritz, Sr and Sophie (Frohnmoier) Ritz. Louis was raised on a dairy farm in upstate New York. He was a truck owner/driver for many years and hauled out of Farbest Foods […]

2021 Strassenfest Committee Moving Forward Strassenfest Hofmarschalls for 2021 Jim & Pat Thyen

(NNDC) “The decision to cancel the 2020 Jasper Strassenfest was no doubt the toughest decision the Strassenfest Committee has ever had to make in the 16 years I’ve been on the committee”, says 2021 festival chairman, Bob Bleemel. But following that decision in late May of last summer, the committee immediately started planning for the 2021 festival. The committee continues […]

Charles L. “Jim” Menner, 92, Jasper

Charles L. “Jim” Menner, 92, of Jasper, died Friday, January 22, at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh. He was born in Jasper August 23, 1928, to Leo and Lucille (Flick) Menner. He married Dorothy Hoffman June 10, 1950, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper. She died December 15, 2012. Jim was a lifelong insurance salesman, retiring in 2013 when he was […]

Mary Lee Humbert, 89, Jasper

Mary Lee Humbert, 89, of Jasper, died Friday, January 22, at Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper. She was born in Celestine March 25, 1931, to Frank H. and Theresia (Nordhoff) Knies. She married Ralph P. Humbert October 24, 1990, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper. He died June 8, 2014. Mary Lee retired as a telephone operator from Verizon Telephone Company […]

Linus F. Metz, 84, St. Anthony

Linus F. Metz, 84, of St. Anthony, died Friday, January 22. He was born November 24, 1936, to Harry and Theresa (Hasenour) Metz. He married Bernita C. Hoppenjans May 25, 1962, at St. Ferdinand Catholic Church in Ferdinand. She died August 30, 2019. Linus was a U.S. Army veteran. He retired as an over the road truck driver for Teamsters Local […]