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The Hometown Weekly Newspaper from Jasonville, Indiana. 

What is in the Jasonville Independent each week?
Featured every week is "Window on Main Street by Marilyn".  Join Marilyn as she watches who is on Main Street in Jasonville!  In Looking Back, a full page is devoted to stories from 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80 and 90 years ago.  You have the opportunity to enjoy the happenings from the old newspapers from which Looking Back derives its information.

Each week local news and pictures, announcements, obituaries, police log and other items make the Independent truly a Hometown Newspaper! The October 22, 2014 issue includes: Shakamak Fall Festival; Laker Cross Country runners advance; Elementary, Jr.High, High School Honor rolls; Wednesday Research Club awards; and much more! Obituary: Jimmie Lee Myers, 79, of Clay City, Indiana.

UPDATE: Death Notice: William D. "Bill" Simpson, 80 of Hymera, Indiana, passed away Sunday, October 19, 2014 in Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana.  Arrangements entrusted to Michael W. Cox, Cox Funeral Home, Jasonville, Indiana, with visitation Thursday, October 23 from 5-8 p.m. and with Masonic Rites at 7:30 p.m., and Friday, October 24 from 9 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.  Services are 2 p.m. Friday with Pastor Olin Strader officiating.  Interment at K of P Cemetery in Hymera.  Contributions may be made in memory of Bill to Disabled Veterans.  Envelopes are available at the funeral home.

Tuesday, August 21, 2012


The beauty of Shakamak State Park.  This is Lake Kickapoo,one of 3 lakes in the park.  The park is located a mile or so from Jasonville, and has around 300,000 visitors each year.

Our thanks to all of our commercial advertisers throughout the years, whether on a regular basis or for special events.  The following are businesses which purchase display advertisements or classified ads on a regular weekly or monthly basis.

Bloomfield State Bank
Borders Insurance and Financial Services.
Cine Senior Apartments

Cox Funeral Home
Criss Insurance
Crowe Equipment Company

Hearing Aid Services
Huddleston Contracting
Laker Lofts Apartments
Linton Family Pharmacy
MainSource Bank
Midwest Motor Sales
Rash Hardware
Shakamak Good Samaritan Center and Apartments
Shakamak Inn
The Painter's Edge
Timber Buyers, Ohio River Veneer
Town & Country Catering
Tri County Housing


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