Junior Miss Strassenfest 2021 Contestants

  (NNDC) The Jasper Strassenfest has announced the contestants who will be vying for the Miss Strassenfest and Junior Miss Strassenfest crowns this year.  This year’s pageants are slated to take place on Saturday, July 31st.  New this year, the Miss and Junior Miss Strassenfest competition will start at 6PM with the Little Miss and Mister competition taking place earlier […]

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.) HUNTINGBURG LIBRARY SEEKING HELP – The Huntingburg Public Library is asking the general public to help plan the future of the library. Persons are asked to fill out a brief 10-15 […]

Sheriff Tom Kleinhelter:  Accidental 911 Calls

Dubois County (NNDC):    Jasper, Indiana (July 20, 2021) – The Dubois County 911 Communications Center handles all emergency and non-emergency calls for public safety agencies in Dubois County. In addition, the Jasper Police and Fire Departments also field emergency calls. Annually, dispatchers within the county field more than 12,000 calls.  Even young children know to dial 911 in case of […]

Miss Strassenfest and Junior Miss Strassenfest Contestants

(NNDC) The Jasper Strassenfest has announced the contestants who will be vying for the Miss Strassenfest and Junior Miss Strassenfest crowns this year.  This year’s pageants are slated to take place on Saturday, July 31st.  New this year, the Miss and Junior Miss Strassenfest competition will start at 6PM with the Little Miss and Mister competition taking place earlier in […]

Susan C. Stack, 78, Jasper

Susan C. Stack, 78, of Jasper, died Monday, July 19, at Good Samaritan and Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper. She was born in Norfolk, Virginia, July 6, 1943, to Carl and Vida Mae (Hartlieb) Sawyer. She was raised by her step-father, Lewis Johnson, and her mother Vida Mae. Susan sang hymns on Sunday mornings at the Good Samaritan church services. […]

Ann Elaine Beasley, 68, Huntingburg

Ann Elaine Beasley, 68, of Huntingburg, died Sunday, July 18, at the University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville. She was born in Princeton August 27, 1952, to Robert Eugene and Betty (Woods) Beasley. She married John E. Birk October 1, 1999, at St. Rafael’s Catholic Church in Dubois. Ann earned her bachelor’s degree from the Deaconess School of Nursing. She […]

Trooper LaRoche Promoted to Sergeant

  Indiana State Police Superintendent Doug Carter has announced the promotion of Master Trooper Brian LaRoche to the rank of Sergeant. Sergeant LaRoche achieved the rank through a competitive promotion process including a written test, oral interview, and overall job performance review. Sergeant LaRoche is a native of Huntingburg, Indiana, and a 1991 graduate of Southridge High School. After high […]

Eugene Lee “Gene” Klem, 84, Bretzville

Eugene Lee “Gene” Klem, 84, of Bretzville, died Monday, July 19, at his home. He was born in Kyana April 3, 1937, to Joseph A. and Rosa Anna (Welp) Klem. He married Mary Ann Voegerl October 4, 1958, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper. She died April 18, 2008. Gene and his wife Mary Ann operated the Santa Claus […]

Lorayne M. Dudine, 99, Jasper

Lorayne M. Dudine, 99, of Jasper, died Thursday, July 15, at Northwood Good Samaritan Retirement Community in Jasper. She was born in Jasper May 11, 1922, to Hugo and Laura (Striegel) Melchior. She married Robert H. Dudine April 29, 1947. He died March 7, 1995. Lorayne was employed at the Indiana Desk Company and worked as a homemaker, caring for […]