Museum NEW Train Addition Highlights Dubois County

    Dubois County (NNDC): The train is a coming…  The Museum’s Train Club is working to finish the train tracks and scenery they began work on several years ago and will be presenting the completed train room on Thursday, June 17, for the Third Thursday Free Night program.  The museum will be open from 5:30-8:00 p.m. on that night. […]

Leroy H. Schepers, 71, Birdseye

Leroy H. Schepers, 71, of Birdseye, died Saturday, June 12, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. He was born in Huntingburg March 30, 1950, to Frank B. and Hilda J. (Merkley) Schepers. Leroy owned and operated Schepers Turkey Farm in Celestine. After selling his farm he drove for the Dubois County Herald Newspaper. He was a lifelong […]

Melba Sarah Prusz, 98, Holland

Melba Sarah Prusz, 98, of Holland, died Friday, June 11, at Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper. She was born in Holland April 18, 1923, to Wilbur and Anna Elizabeth (Katterhenry) Hemmer. She married Lloyd Edward Prusz November 28, 1947. He died March 13, 2006. Melba was a 1941 graduate of Holland High School. She attended beauty school in Evansville and […]

Jasper Iconic Business Man Robert “Bob” Ruckriegel, 85, Jasper Passes and will be Remembered (click to see pictures)

Jasper (NNDC): Robert Lee Clinton “Bob” Ruckriegel, 85,  of Jasper, died Friday, June 11. He was born in Jasper Jul y 18, 1935, to Clarence and Esther (Braun) Ruckriegel, He married Lovella Mary Sendelweck September 13, 1956, at St. Paul’s Church in Haysville. Bob attended the Ackerman one room schoolhouse before graduating from Jasper High School in 1953. Seeing the […]

Jasper Road Work Reschuled

Jasper (NNDC): As a result of this week’s inclement weather,  the Jasper Street Depts Contractor, has postponed the aforementioned Milling/Paving schedule in the E 15th St area. The revised scheduled is as follows:  Milling will now begin on Wednesday, June 16 & continue through Thursday, June 17;  Prepping will be on Friday, June 18, & Paving will commence the following week, […]

Police need Public Assistance

Jasper (NNDC): THE JASPER POLICE DEPT IS ASKING FOR THE PUBLIC’S ASSISTANCE IN IDENTIFYING THESE SUBJECTS THAT WERE INVOLVED IN AN INCIDENT AT WALMART AT APPROX 02:30PM SUNDAY. IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT THE JASPER POLICE DEPT AT 812-482-2255 OR REMAIN ANONYMOUS AT 812-481-COPS.                 

Robert Lee Clinton Ruckriegel, 85, Jasper

Robert Lee Clinton “Bob” Ruckriegel, 85,  of Jasper, died Friday, June 11. He was born in Jasper Jul y 18, 1935, to Clarence and Esther (Braun) Ruckriegel, He married Lovella Mary Sendelweck September 13, 1956, at St. Paul’s Church in Haysville. Bob attended the Ackerman one room schoolhouse before graduating from Jasper High School in 1953. Seeing the need for […]

SHERIFF’S OFFICE RECOGNIZES RETIRED SHERIFF

    (NNDC) SHERIFF’S OFFICE RECOGNIZES RETIRED SHERIFF Retired Sheriff, Terry Tanner, began his career with the Dubois County Sheriff’s Department in April of 1975. During his career, Tanner served as Chief Deputy for 12 years prior to being elected Sheriff for his first term in 1991. He held a total of 3 terms as Dubois County Sheriff ((1991-1998 (2 […]

Stephen J. Fischer, 69, Huntingburg

Stephen J. Fischer, 69, of Huntingburg, died Tuesday, June 8, at Scenic Hills at the Monastery in Ferdinand. He was born in Huntingburg February 18, 1952, to Christian and Mildred (Dearing) Fischer. He married Judith A. (Bloom) Harding March 31, 1994, in Vincennes. Stephen was a member of Northside Christian Church in Huntingburg and worked as an over the road […]

Road Work Scheduled for Next Week

Jasper (NNDC): Beginning next week, (June 14), & extending throughout the entire week, the Jasper Street Dept, along with Calcar Paving will begin Milling & Paving the following streets: Cherry St – E 15th to Kellerville Rd E 15th St – Kellerville Rd to Railroad Crossing Kellerville Rd – E 15th St to Cathy Ln/Cherry St NO PARKING will be allowed along the […]