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Reminder: Audio Newscasts are BACK!

We’re now posting audio files of our 8 am new casts on our website again after an almost three month drought.  We’ve worked out our issues with our website hosting service to allow us to begin posting them again after making adjustments on file size. You can hear them HERE! We’re sorry for the delay, and MORE >

Unemployment Rankings Places Dubois County Lowest Again

Dubois County finds itself in a familiar position with regards to unemployment rates in the state of Indiana for April. Dubois County is a 2.9 percent unemployment, just ahead of Hamilton County, which is at 3.1 percent. Daviess County is at 3.3. Spencer, Pike and Martin Counties are all at 3.7 percent. Perry is at MORE >

Fifth Suspect in Jasper Burglary and Theft Cases Caught in Louisville

The long arm of the law has caught up with the fifth and final suspect in the series of burglaries and thefts that took place in Jasper since last Friday. 17 year old Savion Frye of Jasper was arrested in Louisville Thursday by officers with Louisville Metro Police department. Frye was found at a local MORE >

Huntingburg Common Council Meeting

From the Dubois County Free Press: In June, the public will be able to view the proposed designs for three major Stellar Communities projects in Huntingburg. That was one of the items announced during Thursday night’s Common Council meeting. Two Stellar subcommittees have been meeting for several months working on the proposed Market Street Park, MORE >

Road Closure Announced in Jasper

The Dubois County Highway Department reports that CR 400 West between Brescher and Skyview Drives will be closed starting Friday, May 29th until June 15th for a bridge deck replacement project. The work will take place weather permitting. Motorists are encouraged to find an alternate route around the work zone.

Jasper Arrests on Burglary and Theft Charges

Four subjects, including two 17 year old juveniles are under arrest at the Dubois County Security Center on charges of burglary and theft after an investigation by the Dubois County Sheriff Department and Jasper Police determined they were involved in the incidents in the last few days. 19 year old Gina Kieffner of Jasper and MORE >

Dubois County Community Corrections Projects 39 Percent Increase in Participants

From the Dubois County Free Press: Dubois County Community Corrections is projecting up to a 39 percent increase in participants of the work release program. This comes as state legislators nearly unanimously veered away from Governor Mike Pence’s proposed prison time increase and instead invested in programs to reduce recidivism. Interim Director Jenny Fuhs made MORE >

City of Jasper Warns About Water Levels Due to Water Plant Work

Jasper Gas & Water manager Ernie Hinkle says that water customers of the Jasper Water utility should be aware that due to connectivity of the new Ultra-Violet water purification system at the Jasper Water Plan, the water production capacity will be restricted temporarily from June 2nd to June 5th. The water filtration portion of the MORE >

Avian Flu Cancels 4-H Fair Poultry Shows

From the Dubois County Free Press and other sources: Last year it was the swine shows that were cancelled due to porcine flu outbreak and fears of further spreading of the deadly virus among pigs and pig farms. This year, it’s the poultry shows that have been cancelled for the 4-H Fair amid similar concerns MORE >

Audio Newscasts are BACK!

WITZ is happy to report that posting of our newscasts to our website is BACK!  We’ve been tackling a problem connected with the amount of space our mp3 files take on our servers, so effective immediately, we have reduced the size of the audio files so that they take up much less space.  This means that MORE >

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