Healthy Indiana Plan Extended (Click on Video for more from Senator Mark Messmer)

(NNDC) Indiana recently received approval from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to extend the Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP) for 10 more years. This program is an alternative to traditional Medicaid expansion, and the extension allows the state to continue health coverage for more than half a million low-income adult Hoosiers. More from Senator Mark Messmer […]

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Irene Cruz, 76, Huntingburg

Irene Cruz, 76, of Huntingburg, died Sunday, November 22, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. She was born in Michoacán, Mexico, October 8, 1944, to David Lopez and Felisa Santos. Irene enjoyed sewing and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is survived by nine children, Maria Guadelupe, Maria Elena, and […]

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Cleo A. Hall, 93, Crystal

Cleo A. Hall, 93, of Crystal, died Monday, November 23, at his home. He was born in Hillham October 2, 1927, to John and Ora Etta (Archer) Hall.  He married Lillian Gertrude Wininger June 14, 1952. She died September 20, 2009. Cleo was a medic with the U.S Army hospital ship USS Hope in the Pacific. […]

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Two men shot to death on Jasper Northside

The Jasper Police Department received a 911 call at about 2:15 am 11/21/2020 reporting a male with a gunshot wound needing assistance on Rhine Strasse near the 47th Street intersection.  The male was later identified as, Andres C. Lopez (19 Years old) of Owensboro, Kentucky. The Jasper Police Department received a second call from Memorial […]

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Joan Braunecker, 80, Jasper

Joan Braunecker, 80, of Jasper, died Thursday, November 19, at her home. She was born in Jasper April 30, 1940, to Roman and Stella (Henke) Hopf. She married Donald Braunecker October 8, 1959, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Ireland. He died December 23, 1999. Joan worked at the Schnitzelbank Restaurant in Jasper for 18 years, at […]

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Luella H. Bieker, 94, St. Anthony

Luella H. Bieker, 94, of St. Anthony, died Thursday, November 19, at her home. She was born in Jasper November 16, 1926, to Fred M. and Nellie (Gerber) Sermersheim. She married Theodore W. Bieker September 2, 1947, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper. He died June 17, 1990. Luella was a member of Divine […]

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Thomas M. Kloeck, 78, St. Meinrad

Thomas M. Kloeck, 78, of St. Meinrad, died Wednesday November 18, at The Timbers of Jasper. He was born in St. Meinrad September 16, 1942, to Xavier and Lorena (Rupprecht) Kloeck. He married Sarah Scales October 13, 1962, at St. Pauls’ Catholic Church in Tell City. Thomas retired after 51 years of employment as a […]

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Schwinghamer chosen as next mayor in Huntingburg

The town of Huntingburg has a new mayor-elect. After Thursday’s mayoral caucus, Republican Steve Schwinghamer was chosen to represent Huntingburg. Neil Elkins was the other candidate for the position. Schwinghamer, a Huntingburg native, will replace current Mayor Denny Spinner, who will step down next week to accept a position with the Indiana Office of Community […]

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Dean R. Patterson, 63, Kaneohe, Hawaii

Dean R. Patterson, 63, of Kaneohe, Hawaii, died Saturday, November 14. He was born in Jasper June 8, 1957, to Robert and Imogene (Merkley) Patterson. Dean loved cars, guns, and speed, and was a handyman. He worked as a parts sales manager for military vehicles at the Kaneohe Marine Core base in Hawaii. He spent […]

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Darlene E. Frick, 82, Dale

Darlene E. Frick, 82, of Dale, died Wednesday, November 18, at Good Samaritan Society –Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper. She was born in Celestine September 12, 1938, to Albert F. and Cecelia (Herzog) Schnell. She married Leroy Frick June 26, 1982, at Salem United Church of Christ in Huntingburg.  Darlene was a graduate of Dubois […]

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