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JASPER — The Jasper Police Department was busy over the weekend, netting multiple arrests beginning on Friday with an afternoon traffic stop.

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JASPER — With long, stressful hours and specified training requiring several months to complete, the role of a 911 dispatcher has grown increasingly difficult to keep filled for Dubois County. The problem of maintaining staffing levels continues, as noted by Communications Center Director St…

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JASPER — The Dubois County ballot of candidates is set for Indiana’s May 2023 Primary Election with Friday’s noon deadline for declaration paperwork to be filed in the county clerk’s office.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb has appointed Dubois County Clerk Amy L. Kippenbrock to Oversight Committee on Public Records (OCPR). OCPR works on approving records retention schedules for Indiana government agencies. As well as, voting on policies and administrative rules for …

Obituaries

ORLEANS — Connie S. (Hobson) Delong, 72, of Orleans, died Jan. 30 at Memorial Hospital and H…

DONGOLA, Ill. — Robert “Butch” Weddel, 81, of Dongola, Illinois, formerly of Crete, Illinois…

MITCHELL — James Arthur “Jimmy” Ray, 83, of Mitchell, died Jan. 28 at IU Health Hospice Hous…

Duane McCune, 93, of Cuzco died Jan. 19 at Good Samaritan Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper.

Cora Mae Beaty, 82, of French Lick died Jan. 18 at Springs Valley Meadows in French Lick.

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Last week, I mentioned that the AAS winning colocasia Royal Hawaii Waikiki had garnered high praise in other plant trials as well. One of the other awards was its recognition by the National Garden Bureau as a Green Thumb Award winner. Actually, this beautiful compact elephant ear tied in th…