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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 December 17,  2014 issue includes: Photos, students participate in Build A Basket; Shakamak Students ring bell for Salvation Army; Jasonville the Boom Town, part 2; basketball scores; and much more! Obituaries: Terri Louise Brady, 60, Jasonville; Naomi Duncan, 100, Jasonville; Virginia L. Morris, 91, Midland; Kari Sherman, 46, Jasonville; Jerry L. Sullivan, 68, Jasonville.

UPDATE: Death Notice: David W. Griffith, 63, of Bloomington, formerly of Jasonville and Linton, passed away December 13, 2014 in Bloomington, Indiana.   Visitation at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton, Thursday 4 - 7 p.m. and Friday from 12 noon until time of service, 1:00 p.m. December 19, 2014, at the funeral home. Burial at Fairview Cemetery in Linton.   Online condolences can be sent at

UPDATE: Death Notice: Dillon Matthew Jenkins, 21, of Jasonville, Indiana, passed away December 14, 2014 in Greene County, Indiana.  Arrangements entrusted to Michael Cox, Cox Funeral Home, 218 S. Meridian Street, Jasonville, with Services Friday, December 19, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. , with Pastor Mark Messmer officiating. Visitation Thursday 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. , and Friday 9 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. Interment  at Peavey Cemetery in Howesville, 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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