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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 6,  2017 edition of the Independent included the following: SHS Annual Mock Interview Program; Steve Brett named to Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame; Greene County Marriage Licenses; Annual Christmas Festival, and much more!  Obituaries: Mary Kay (Poulter) Irvin, 67, of Terre Haute, Indiana; Barbara Jean McBride, 82, of Sullivan,Indiana, and formerly of Jasonville



UPDATE: Death Notice: Rachel Evelyn Bemis, 98, of Coalmont, Indiana, passed away December 7, 12017 in Regional Hospital in Terre Haute.   Visitation is 3 - 8 p.m. Sunday, and 9 a.m. until service time on Monday, December 11.  Funeral Service will be at 1 p.m., Monday, at the Cox Funeral Home in Jasonville, with Pastor Frank Pawlak officiating.  Interment will be at the K of P Cemetery in Hymera, Indiana.  Arrangements by Michael Cox, Cox Funeral Home, 218 S. Meridian Street, Jasonville; coxfuneralhomejasonville.com

UPDATE: Death Notice: Melvin Dewayne (Mel) Clark, 72 of Terre Haute, formerly of Jasonville, passed away December 2, 2017 at IU Health University Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana.   Visitation is Scheduled for Friday, December 8, 2017 from 5 to 8 p.m. , and Saturday, December 9, 2017, from 2 - 4 p.m. at Friendly Grove Baptist Church, Lewis, Indiana. Funeral Services are at 4 p.m. Saturday, December 9, at the church, with Pastor David Smith and Rev. Marvin Cheek officiating.  Per Mel's request cremation will follow.  Arrangements by Michael W. Cox, Cox Funeral Home, Jasonville.

UPDATE: Death Notice: Carolyn L. Jacob, 76, of Jasonville, Indiana,passed away December 7, 2017 in her residence.  Visitation will be from 5 - 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10 at the Shakamak Community Church, and Monday, Dec. 11 from 9 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. time of service at the church.   Funeral Service will be officiated by Pastor Ron Riggs. Interment will be at Lebanon Cemetery in Midland, Indiana.  Arrangements entrusted to Michael Cox, Cox Funeral Home in Jasonville. coxfuneralhomejasonville.com 

UPDATE: Death Notice: Cynthia E. "Tiny" Burkett - Slater, 85, of Jasonville, Indiana, passed away December 5, 2017 in Shakamak Good Samaritan Center, Jasonville.
Visitation will be held Friday, December 8, 2017 at Cox Funeral Home in Jasonville from 4 to 7 p.m.  Funeral Services will be conducted on Friday at 7 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Sam Bush officiating.  Cremation will follow.  Arrangements entrusted to Michael W. Cox, Cox Funeral Home, 218 S. Meridian Street, Jasonville. 

UPDATE: Death Notice: Anna Lee Wools, 91, of Linton, Indiana, passed away December 5, 2017 at her daughter's residence. Visitation is Friday, December 8, 2017 at 10 a.m. at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton  Funeral Services are at noon, Friday at the funeral home, with Pat Kelly and Jerry Carmichael officiating. Burial at Lebanon Cemetery in Midland, Indiana.  Online condolences can be sent to www.welchcornett.com

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
Dickerson Properties

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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