Jasper County Court News
NEWTON COUNTY — Gov. Eric Holcomb’s statewide mask mandate is now in effect in Indiana, but don’t expect any enforcement of that mandate in Newton County.
RENSSELAER — Rensselaer Central administrators and the teacher’s association discussed a movement to make face masks mandatory for students when schools open up next month.
RENSSELAER — The Jasper County Council and Commissioners met to discuss issues that affect both governing boards including EMS, hiring and budgets.
RENSSELAER — The Jasper County Health Department will conduct drive-through COVID-19 testing for the next two weeks.
WOLCOTT — Tri-County Jr./Sr. High School’s Athletic Department is still planning to host its 10th annual golf scramble fundraiser next month.
WOLCOTT — Despite COVID-19 fears, the Wolcott Main Street Committee is moving forward with its “Town Wide Yard Sale and Market Street Sidewalk Sale” at the end of month
REMINGTON — After initially postponing the annual Wine- A-Rita 5k Fun Run/Walk in May, the Remington Wolcott Community Development Corporation and Carpenter Creek Cellars have decided to cancel the event in its entirety.
RENSSELAER — Rensselaer Central school officials kept their promise that Saturday’s 2020 graduation ceremony wouldn’t resemble a fast food drive-through.
RENSSELAER — The new 2020 murals in downtown Rensselaer are nothing but spectacular. With about 15 visiting and local artists leaving their imprints on the walls last year, this year that number was topped.
JASPER COUNTY — With many new laws effective this month, state Reps. Don Lehe (R-Brookston) and Sharon Negele (R-Attica) said several important changes support Hoosier teachers, farmers, assault survivors and patients.
JASPER COUNTY — Barring any cloud cover, stargazers may have noticed a new object in the morning sky — one that hasn’t been seen in nearly seven millennia.
LAKE VILLAGE — Fate, divine intervention whatever you want to call it — something or someone was overlooking the intersection of State Route 10 and U.S. 41 in northern Newton County on June 11.
RENSSELAER — When a group of college students organized a Black Lives Matter rally outside the Jasper County Courthouse in June, they were afforded the chance to speak out against the injustices facing African Americans in the U.S.
JASPER COUNTY — Early learning and licensed childcare is lacking in the Jasper County, with only one licensed childcare facility in the county.
JASPER COUNTY — Four local teenagers, including two each from Rensselaer Central and Kankakee Valley, will vie for the 2020 Jasper County Fair Queen title next week.
REMINGTON — A Chicago man has been charged with murder in a shooting April 25 at a Remington gas station that left one person dead and himself critically injured.
RENSSELAER — Gov. Eric Holcomb’s decision to postpone approval of Phase 5 to completely reopen the state this week has impacted Rensselaer Central’s high school graduation.
JASPER COUNTY — The Jasper County Airport Authority closed on a land parcel to the west of the airport on Tuesday, and ultimately, it won’t come at a big cost to the county.
RENSSELAER — Nearly three-quarters of residents who responded to the Rensselaer Central School Corporation’s re-entry school survey last week want school to reopen as normal as possible next month.
DeMOTTE — The organizers of the annual Rotary Ramble held out for as long as possible before deciding to cancel this year’s race, but ultimately they ran out of time due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
JASPER COUNTY ARREST LOG
JASPER COUNTY — A Remington man was charged with attempted murder and aggravated battery following an incident that occurred on July 23 in Remington.
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With less than three months before the annual celebration of all things ghoulish and creepy, many Halloween festivities have either been canceled or will be dramatically altered out of fear of the nation's biggest terror: COVID-19. The likely results: A drop in orders for trick-or-treat candies and Halloween costumes and the loss of big crowds and hefty revenues at theme parks that host ...