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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 June 21, 2017 edition of the Independent included the following: Nikee Hudson wins Gold at State Special Olympics; Jasonville gets upgraded highway; Associate Chapter of Tri Kappa met in Odon; and much more!!  Obituaries: Mark Evans Bennington, 52, of Jasonville; Kenneth Raymond (Kink) McKinley, Jasonville.

UPDATE: Death Notice:  Theodore E. "Ted" Betts, 87, of Jasonville, Indiana, passed away peacefully Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital with his family at his side.  Arrangements were handled by DeBaun Funeral Home in Terre Haute. As Ted requested, there will be no service. 

UPDATE: Death Notice: Nancy L. (Slater) Caddell, 73 of Jasonville, Indiana, passed away Tuesday, June 20,2017 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital.  Graveside services are at 1 p.m. , Saturday, June 24, 2017 at Peavey Cemetery in Howesville, Indiana, with  Pastor Sam Bush officiating.  Arrangements were entrusted to Michael W. Cox, Cox Funeral Home, Jasonville.

UPDATE: Death Notice:  Inez "Maxine" Thompson, 82, of Jasonville, Indiana passed away Monday, June 19, 2017 at Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital in Indianapolis.  Visitation is 5 - 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 22, and 9 a.m. until service time Friday, June 23 at Cox Funeral Home in Jasonville.  Funeral Services are Friday, 2 p.m. at the funeral home, with Pastor Cliff Gano officiating.  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.

BloomBank
Borders Insurance and Financial Services.

Cox Funeral Home
Criss Insurance
Crowe Equipment Company

Hearing Aid Services
Huddleston Contracting

Linton Family Pharmacy

Midwest Motor Sales
Rash Hardware
Shakamak Good Samaritan Center and Apartments
Shakamak Inn
The Painter's Edge
Timber Buyers, Ohio River Veneer

Tri County Housing


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