Community Calendar

(Due to the coronavirus pandemic, many scheduled meetings, programs, and events have been postponed or cancelled. Before attending, one should check with the status of the event, if possible.) COVID-19 VACCINE ELIGIBILITY EXPANDED – The COVID-19 vaccination is now available for Indiana educators, school support staff, and individuals age 45 and older. The vaccine is available only by appointment. You […]

James A. Young, Sr., Huntingburg

James A. Young, Sr., 75, of Huntingburg, died  Tuesday, April 13, at his home in Bedford. He was born in Jasper October 1, 1945, to John C. and Marie (Buechlein) Young. He married Donna I. Alexander September 13, 1997, at the Huntingburg Church of the Nazarene. James was a retired over-the-road truck driver for Perkins Trucking and Styline Corporation. He […]

Springs Valley Bank Donates $25,000 for Child Advocacy

Jasper (NNDC): Springs Valley Bank & Trust Company donates $25,000.00 to Southwestern Indiana Child Advocacy Center Coalition’s Capital Campaign to assist with the establishment of a regional resiliency center through the remodel of the west side portion of the previous Fifth Street Elementary School in Jasper, Indiana. The Southwestern Indiana Child Advocacy Center Coalition (SWICACC) has obtained the 1990 Addition […]

Bernard “Kent” Kunz, 79, Jasper

Bernard “Kent” Kunz, 79, of Jasper, died Tuesday, April 13, at his home. He was born in Jasper June 30, 1941, to Bernard P. and Valdena A. (Love) Kunz. He married Judith Jochim February 15, 1962. She died September 16, 2010. Kent was a 1959 graduate of Jasper High School. He retired as a communications officer for the Jasper Police […]

Myrna K. “Jones” Kunkel, 71, Jasper

Myrna K. “Jones” Kunkel, 71, of Jasper, died Tuesday, April 13, at her home. She was born in Washington December 6, 1949, to R. Russel and C. Maxine (Butcher) Jones Klem. She married Thomas D. Kunkel November 30, 1968. He died January 15, 2000. Myrna and her husband owned and operated E & K Electric in Jasper for a number of […]

Benjamin L. Werner, 15, Ferdinand

Benjamin L. Werner, 15, of Ferdinand, died Monday, April 12, at his home. He was born in Jasper June 28, 2005, to Joseph and Karen (Eck) Werner. Benjamin was a sophomore at Forest Park High School and played football for the Forest Park Rangers. He loved farming and Case IH tractors, enjoyed four-wheeling, and was a member of Dubois County […]

Joseph H. Ziegler, 88, Bloomington

Joseph H. Ziegler, 88, of Bloomington, died Monday, April 12, in Bloomington. He was born in Dubois May 24, 1932, to John W. and Emily E. (Neukam) Ziegler. He married Mary Fritch May 11, 1991, at Christ Lutheran Church in Haysville. Joe retired from the U.S. Postal Service in Bloomington after a number of years of service. He was a U.S. […]

Monica Renee Smith, 51, Huntingburg

Monica Renee Smith, 51, of Huntingburg, died Friday, April 2, at The Timbers of Jasper. She was born in Huntingburg February 28, 1970, to Michael Ray and Wanda Faye (Wright) Smith. Monica enjoyed reading, was an avid Kentucky Wildcats basketball fan, had a lovely singing voice, and attended the Huntingburg Seventh-Day Adventist Church. She is survived by one daughter, Kaitlyn […]

Memorial Hospital Announces 2021 LCM Outstanding Physician Award Recipient

Jasper (NNDC): Jasper, Ind. – Frank Hopkins, M.D. has been named the 2021 Little Company of Mary (LCM) Outstanding Physician Award recipient at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center. This award is named in honor of the Little Company of Mary Sisters – USA, the sponsors of Memorial Hospital. The LCM Award is given annually to a physician on Memorial Hospital’s active […]

Mass COVID Vaccination Scheduled for This Weekend Cancelled

Jasper (NNDC): Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Saturday, April 17th Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine clinic at the Jasper Middle School has been CANCELED.  On April 12, 2021 the Dubois County Health Department was informed by the Indiana State Department to Health that Johnson and Johnson vaccine shipments will not be arriving until further notice.  A cancellation text or email […]