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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 18,  2017 edition of the Independent included the following: Jacy Collins advances to Cross Country Semistate; Bloombank Merger; School Board Meeting; and much more!  Obituaries: Karl K. Johnson, 76, of Jasonville; Nora Lee (Burger) Nichols, 86, of Greencastle, formerly of Jasonville/Midland; Charles W. "Chuck" Rumple, 61, of Warsaw, Indiana, formerly of Jasonville.

UPDATE: Death Notice: Barbara L. (Hughbanks) Dyer, 51, of Linton passed away October 14, 2017 in I.U.Health, Bloomington, Indiana.  Arrangements entrusted to Michael Cox. Cox Funeral Home, 218 S. Meridian Street, Jasonville, with Funeral Services at 7 p.m. Thursday, October 19, 2017 at the funeral home, Pastor Randy Hughbanks officiating.  Visitation 4 -7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Graveside Committal Services are 9:30 a.m. Friday, October 20, 2017 at Sassafras Cemetery in Linton, Indiana.

UPDATE: Death Notice: William S. "Bill" Mattox, 82, of Jasonville, Indiana, passed away October 14, 2017 on the family farm.   Arrangements entrusted to Michael Cox, Cox Funeral Home, 218 S. Meridian Street, Jasonville, with Funeral Services 11 a.m., Thursday, October 19, 2017 at the funeral home with Pastor Mark Messmer officiating. Visitation 4 - 9 p.m. on Wednesday, and 9 a.m. until service time on Thursday.  Interment will at Lebanon Cemetery in Midland, Indiana.

UPDATE: Death Notice: Charles W. "Chuck" Rumple, 61, of Warsaw, Indiana, passed away September 30, 2017 in his home.  Arrangements entrusted to Michael Cox, Cox Funeral Home, 218 S. Meridian St., Jasonville, Indiana, with Celebration of Life Friday, October 20, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.. Graveside services will follow at K of P Cemetery in Hymera, Indiana, with Pastor Mark Messmer officiating.  In Lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Chuck to: American Cancer Society Central Indiana Office,5635 W. 96th St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46278. 

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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