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Local News: Thursday, October 19, 2017

Statewide Frontier Internet Outage Resolved  DUBOIS CO. — Internet services for Frontier customers is back up and running at this hour following a massive outage that knocked people off – line across the state for hours yesterday afternoon. No word today from Frontier on what caused the outage. The company says service has been restored MORE >

Local News: Monday, October 16, 2017

Educators “Excited” About New Combined School Plans JASPER — Plans to build a new combined elementary school in Jasper is getting a stamp of approval from some local educators. Ryan Erny, principal of 5th Street Elementary, says combining the corporation’s two elementary schools will open many doors for students and staff. The proposal calls for MORE >

LOCAL NEWS: Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Dentist and Wife Out on Bond JASPER — Alan and Aimee Friz have bonded out of the Dubois County jail. The Huntingburg dentist, and his wife, are accused of locking one of their children inside a cage every night for over a month. Alan Friz is also accused of inappropriately touching the child multiple times. MORE >

LOCAL NEWS: Monday, October 9, 2017

Argument Lands 2 in Jail on Drug Charges JASPER — A verbal argument over the weekend lands two Jasper women in jail on drug charges. Police were called out to a home in the 1,000 block of Main Street around 1:00 Saturday morning on a report of a verbal dispute. When officers arrived, they say 32-year-old MORE >

LOCAL NEWS: Friday, October 6, 2017

JUST IN:  Mayor Names Persohn as Assist. Police Chief JASPER — Jasper Mayor Terry Seitz today named Officer Aaron L. Persohn as Assistant Chief of Police. Persohn has been with the Jasper Police Department for 14 years including serving as Sergeant since 2016. “I’m looking forward to having Aaron Persohn as my Assistant Chief”, said MORE >

Local News: Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Scam Alert:  Jasper Utility Customers Warned JASPER — Jasper Municipal Utilities are warning customers of a potential phone scam. The scammer calls from a number that looks like it’s from the utility company. The person on the phone says the victim owes money and will be disconnected if it’s not paid. Jasper Utilities does NOT MORE >

LOCAL NEWS: Monday, October 2, 2017

ALERT — 50+ Killed, 100 + Injured in Mass Shooting in Las Vegas LAS VEGAS — We continue to follow developments out of Las Vegas where more than 50 people were killed, over 100 hurt in the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. It happened during a concert overnight. We will continue to provide details. MORE >

ALL SIDES: President’s Tax Plan & Reaction

INDIANAPOLIS — President Donald Trump announced details of the GOP tax plan during an invite-only event in Indianapolis Wednesday afternoon. The White House issued bullet points, outlining the plan.  You can see the full release from the White House below. AN AMERICA FIRST TAX RELIEF PLAN: President Donald J. Trump, the House of Representatives Ways and MORE >

LOCAL NEWS: Monday, September 25, 2017

Jasper Motorcycle Crash Lands Man in Jail JASPER — A motorcycle crash in Jasper turned in to a fight over the weekend and landed one man in jail. Police were called to the crash near the intersection of Newton Street and Schutter Road just before 5:20 Saturday afternoon. Police say 41-year-old Nathan Jones of Illinois attempted MORE >

LOCAL NEWS: Friday, September 22, 2017

JPD Seeking Tips in Thursday Hit & Run JASPER — Jasper Police are asking for the public’s help finding the driver involved in a hit and run. It happened at 5:54 Thursday afternoon near the Schnitzelbank in Jasper. The driver is described as a older male, bald with a heavy beard. Witnesses describe the vehicle MORE >

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