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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 August 27, 2014 issue includes:  Peggy Sluder is interim Mayor during the illness of Mayor Roy Terrell; Christophen Irvine is new pastor at Jasonville United Methodist Church; City Council holds hearings on housing rehab grant and sewer rate increase; and much more!!  Obituary: Fred G. Lynch, 76, Fairborn, Ohio, and formerly of the  Jasonville - Midland area.

UPDATE: Death NoticeRonald Dale Fry, 75, of Jasonville, Indiana, passed away Friday, August 29, 2014 in his residence.   Visitation was scheduled for Monday, September 1, 2014 from 5 - 9 p.m. and Tuesday, 9 - 11, prior to service time at 11:00 a.m. at the Cox Funeral Home, 218 S. Meridian Street, Jasonville, with Pastor James Phipps officiating.  Interment at Peavey Cemetery in Howesville, Indiana.

UPDATE: Death Notice: Brent Rodney Gilbert, 37, Jasonville, passed away Friday, August 29, 2014 in Plainfield, Indiana.  Visitation is Tuesday, September 2, from 5 - 9 p.m., and 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Service Time Wednesday at Cox Funeral Home, 218 S. Meridian Street, Jasonville, with Pastor Mike Roth and Pastor Kevin Gilbert officiating.  Interment at Peavey Cemetery in Howesville, Indiana.

UPDATE: Death Notice:Donna L. Graham, 57, of Hymera, Indiana, passed away August 24, 2014 in Miller's Merry Manor in Sullivan, Indiana.   Funeral Services 5 p.m. Thursday, August 28, at Cox Funeral Home, 218 S. Meridian St. in Jasonville, with Pastor David Swalls officiating.  Visitation is 1 - 5 p.m. also on Thursday at the funeral home.   Interment at the K of P Cemetery in Hymera.

UPDATE: Death Notice: Randy J. Mowery, 55, of Terre Haute, Indiana and formerly of Jasonville, Indiana, passed away August 23, 2014 in his residence.  No Services are planned.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Terre Haute Humane Shelter.  On  line condolences may be made at www. Greinerfuneralhome.com

UPDATE: Death Notice: Darla Jean (Miller) Padgett, 68, of Jasonville, passed away Saturday, August 30, 2014 in Regional Hospital in Terre Haute, Indiana of cancer. Visitation 6 - 9 p.m. Wednesday, September 3, 2014 and 9:00 a.m. until service time Thursday, September 4,  at the Cox Funeral Home at 1:00 p.m., Pastor Mark Messmer officiating.   The family requests that casual clothing such as blue jeans be worn to the funeral.  Interment at Lebanon Cemetery in Midland, Indiana.   Contributions may be made in memory of Darla to: Hope Cancer Center Foundation, 3702 S. 4th St., Terre Haute, IN 47802.  Envelopes available at the funeral home. 

UPDATE: Death Notice: Beulah E. "Boots" Walters, 91, of Sullivan,Indiana,  and formerly of Jasonville, Indiana, passed away Saturday, August 30, 2014 in Sullivan County Community Hospital.  Visitation is scheduled from 5 -8 p.m. Thursday, September 4, and Friday, September 5, from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. Services at Cox Funeral Home, 218 S. Meridian Street, Jasonville, Pastor Sam Bush and Pastor Doug Napier officiating. Interment will be at Antioch Cemetery in rural Dugger, Indiana.

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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