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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 March 29, 2017 edition of the Independent included the following: Shakamak Honor Rolls; 1967 classmates visit (photo); Sydney Field scholarship; Lewis Twp. Holy Week services; Shakamak School Performance Report.

UPDATE: Death Notice: William "P-Dad" Caddell, Jr., 65, of Linton, Indiana, passed away March 31, 2017 in Greene County General Hospital in Linton.  Cremation was chosen and Graveside Memorial Services will be at 2 p.m., Monday, April 3, 2017 at Peavey Cemetery in Howesville, with Pastor Jim Hibbard officiating. Arrangements by Michael Cox, Cox Funeral Home, Jasonville.

UPDATE: Death Notice: Ruth L. Pinkston Gardner, 89, of Terre Haute, and formerly of Jasonville, passed away March 27, 2017 in Greene County General Hospital, Linton. Services: 2 p.m. , Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Cox Funeral Home in Jasonville, with Pastor Darren Sluder officiating.  Visitation Saturday, April 1 from 10 a.m. until time of services at the funeral home.  Interment will be at K of P Cemetery in Hymera. 

UPDATE: Death Notice: Ralph Eugene Lawrence, 87, of Jasonville, indiana, passed away March 29, 2017 in Eskenazi Hospital Burn Center in Indianapolis. Funeral Services are at 1 p.m., Sunday, April 2, 2017 at Cox Funeral Home in Jasonville, Pastor Cliff Gano officiating.  Visitation is Saturday, April 1 from 5 - 8 p.m. and Sunday Noon until 1 p.m. time of Service at the funeral home. Interment will be at New Harmony Cemetery on Hwy 63 in Prairieton, IN with Military Graveside Rites.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Ralph to Pioneer Bible Translators, PBT Care Office, C/O Gerald Denny, P.O. Box 4648, Lexington, KY 40544-4448

UPDATE: Death Notice: Larry L. "Mike" Michael, 80, of Terre Haute, and formerly of Jasonville, passed away March 29, 2017 in Union Hospital, Terre Haute. Funeral Services are Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at Cox Funeral Home in Jasonville, with Pastor Todd Payton officiating. Visitation is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. prior to services at the  funeral home.
Interment will be at Lebanon Cemetery in Midland, 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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