Diane M. Goodman, 59, Birdseye

Diane M. Goodman, 59, of Birdseye, died Tuesday, June 29, at her home. She was born in Medina, Ohio, April 29, 1962, to Ernest and Marietta (Carnahan) Goodman. Diane was a graduate of Crawford County High School. She worked at the egg plant in Dubois, Jasper Engine and Transmission, and Kimball Electronics, and was a bartender in Dubois. She enjoyed […]

Ronald J. “Ron” Kluesner, 78, Jasper

Ronald J. “Ron” Kluesner, 78, of Jasper, died Tuesday, June 29, at his home. He was born in Celestine January 18, 1943, to Bernard and Theresia (Schroering) Kluesner. Ron was owner of Kluesner Construction and worked as a mason his whole life, completing several area masonry projects including Holy Family Church, a number of area schools, the Jasper Old National […]

Patoka Lake will host its 30th annual Star Party on Saturday, July 10, at the Patoka Lake Nature Center and the Patoka Lake Beach. 

Patoka Lake (NNDC): From 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Patoka’s interpretive naturalist will teach visitors how to make solar bead bracelets. Beads will be clear inside and change colors with the sun when outdoors. Cost is $2 per bracelet kit. The kits include stretchy cord and solar, glow-in-the-dark, and colored beads. In the evening, NASA Solar System Ambassador Tony Brian […]

Henrietta M. Bieker, 82, Jasper

Henrietta M.  Bieker, 82, of Jasper, died Monday, June 28, at Brookside Village in Jasper. She was born in St. Meinrad July 14, 1938, to Charles and Olivia (Graehler) Moeller . She married Robert J. Bieker July 16, 1960. He died May 30, 2021. Henrietta retired from the Design Institute of America (DIA) where she worked in the packing department. She […]

6 Counties in Southern Indiana including Dubois, Orange, Crawford, Perry, Spencer, and Pike as a 21st Century Talent Region

  (NNDC) The Indiana Office of Career Connections and Talent has selected Southern Indiana Gateway consisting of Dubois, Orange, Crawford, Perry, Spencer, and Pike counties, as the state’s thirteenth 21st Century Talent Region. The designation is awarded to Hoosier communities focused on working collaboratively to attract, develop and connect talent. “We will use the designation to achieve several goals, including […]

Harold E. Erny, 92, Jasper

Harold E. Erny, 92, of Jasper, died Monday, June 28, at his home. He was born in Jasper August 8, 1928, to Edward and Christina (Blessinger) Erny. He married Mildred Lechner April, 9 1953, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper. Harold was a U.S. Army veteran and served in the Korean Conflict. He was a jack of all trades and […]

Rita M. Kearby, 77, Jasper

Rita M. Kearby, 77, of Jasper, died Saturday, June 26, at Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper. She was born in Huntingburg May 18, 1944, to Harry and Clara (Sendelweck) Fuhrman. She married Norman E. Kearby November 15, 1969. He died November 14, 1975. Rita was a graduate of Northeast Dubois High School. She retired from ARC Industries in Evansville, where […]

Patricia A. “Pat” Keller, 72, Jasper

Patricia A. “Pat” Keller, 72, of Jasper, died Saturday, June 26, at Core Nursing Center in Dale. She was born July 22, 1948, to Luther and Lorena (Potts) Keller. Pat was a 1966 graduate of Dubois High School and worked at Dubois Furniture Factory for several years. She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church at the Crossroads in […]

Norine “Incy” Hufnagel, 95, Ferdinand

Norine “Incy” Hufnagel, 95, of Ferdinand, died Friday, June 25, at Scenic Hills at the Monastery in Ferdinand. She was born in Ferdinand May 30, 1926, to Renus and Mathilda (Mullis) Altman. She married Otto Hufnagel at St. Ferdinand Catholic Church in Ferdinand. He died March 17, 1967. Norine was a lifetime member of St. Ferdinand Church. She retired from […]