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Brandon Oliver is a paramedic and the ambulance director for the Keener Township EMS, the ambulance service for northwest Jasper County. He started his career in emergency medical response as an EMT for a small Merrillville company in 2004. He began as an ambulance driver, and it didn’t take…

Ron and Marjean Hathaway of Remington will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house on Saturday, July 28 from 2-5 p.m. at the Remington United Methodist Church. They hope to see all their family and friends for the event. Please no gifts.

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The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office has been working on several programs to help local addicts who have recently been arrested receive treatment, so that they don’t become part of a potential “revolving door policy” at the County Recovery Center.

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For the past four years, the Jackson Funeral Chapels and Monuments and Fountain Stone Theaters have provided a day of opportunity for the Jasper County Community Services Senior Center participants. This year, the invitation has been extended to all local seniors, age 60 and over.

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Jasper County Animal Control Director, Mark Sinclair received an $802.50 check from Fair Oaks Farms. The money and a piece of artwork were donated to the “Friends of the Jasper County Animal Shelter” group from FOF’s Dog-A-Palooza event in June. The artwork is a collection of paw prints made…

RENSSELAER — It was more than mowing grass as the competitors took to the course at the Jasper County Fairgrounds in the Lawn and Garden Tractor and Zero-Turn Mower competitions held early Saturday morning.

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MONTICELLO — After six seasons as owner of the queen of Lake Freeman, Tom Heckard is ready to move on and sell the popular Madam Carroll.

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As part of its special 25th anniversary season, the Carnegie Players Theatre group will be performing “Annie Get Your Gun” on Friday, July 27, Thursday, Aug. 2, Friday, Aug. 3, and Saturday, Aug.t 4 at 7 p.m.

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Jasper County Community Services recently announced an opportunity for locals to obtain fresh fruits and vegetables through approved farm stands is available.

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The Jasper County Fair association recently announced a change in the schedule for this year's carnival rides. Gary Braasch, a member of the association's executive board, later clarified the reasoning for the announcement and explained the exact changes which will occur. 

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The Jasper County Historical Society will be continuing the project to restore the Quick/Walters/Hall Log Cabin on the County Fairgrounds this year. The cabin will be open for viewing — and for attendees to enjoy pickles — from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 15. On Monday, July 16 from 11 …

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On June 21, the Rensselaer Police Department assisted the Jasper County Department of Child Services with the removal of children from a home on Milissa Lane in Rensselaer. Four children, ranging in age from three years old to 10 years old, were removed due to one of them testing positive fo…

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On June 7, the Rensselaer Police Department received a complaint of an alleged theft and forgery. The complainant reportedly told the department that her checks were stolen from their father and that these checks were later cashed in the Remington area.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Friday spared a condemned killer whose sentence was challenged after a juror came forward and said information about the extent of the inmate's tough childhood wasn't properly presented at trial.

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and South Korea's foreign minister are briefing the U.N. Security Council on President Donald Trump's historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Seoul's dialogue with Pyongyang.