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HEADLINES: Monday, January 23, 2017

HEADLINES:  Monday, January 23, 2017 —– HUNTINGBURG – Dubois County community leaders met Friday to hear a presentation from the group, Launch Indiana; an alternative economic development group. The state funded program aims to help communities focus on attracting local industry to the area, not simply chasing large, national corporations. For more information about Launch MORE >

Headlines: Thursday, January 19, 2017

WITZ RADIO NEWS   HUNTINGBURG – An Alabama man has been arrested and charged with the rape of a woman in Huntingburg. Police say 23-year-old Jeffrey Vanherreweghe met the alleged victim on the dating app, Tinder, and decided to meet in person at Quality Inn in Huntingburg. Police say, when the two got to the MORE >

Local Headlines 1/18/2017

WITZ Local Headlines 1/18/2017 HUNTINGBURG – Police have arrested two Huntingburg residents following a drug bust at a home on East 13th Street. Police say they were called to the home Wednesday night on a complaint that the people in the home were using drugs. When officers arrived, they found meth, marijuana and drug paraphernalia MORE >

Headlines for Monday, January 16, 2017

From our friends at WFIE, a southwestern Indiana company will start construction soon on a new $20-million expansion project in Spencer County. Superior Ag will build a state of the art feed mill in Dale, right off 231, that will function as a regional hub for animal nutrition production. The company’s current locations in St. MORE >

Mentors for Youth Executive Director Steps Down

After serving three years as Executive Director of Mentors for Youth of Dubois County, Courtney Knies has announced she will be stepping down from the position. During Knies’ tenure, the program had three years of record-setting matches between youth and caring adults.  Funding efforts have been streamlined, and the process of interviewing, training, and screening mentors MORE >

Hunter Education Course Information

An Indiana Hunter Education Course is slated for Saturday’s January 14th and 21st at the Dubois County 4-H Fairgrounds.    Classes will run from 9a.m. to 4p.m. on Saturday 14th and from 8a.m. to 4:30p.m. on Saturday 21st. Participants must attend both days to complete the course.  All Indiana residents are invited to complete this FREE MORE >

Donnelly Opposes Effort to Repeal ObamaCare

Early this morning, U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly voted against an effort to repeal the health care law, with no plan to cover those who would lose coverage. Donnelly has consistently said that the law is not perfect, has offered many ways to improve it, and has demonstrated his willingness to work with anyone to strengthen our MORE >

Kayla Bischoff Featured in Krempp Gallery

The Krempp Gallery at the Jasper Arts Center is pleased to present Louisville, Kentucky acrylic painter, Kayla Bischoff for the month of February.  Her work is characterized be surreal arrays of whimsical figures, often distorted to semi-abstraction with psychological undertones. 

Headlines for Thursday, January 12, 2017

The Indiana State Board of Education released the corporation grades for all school districts in the state. Southeast Dubois, Greater Jasper, Northeast Dubois, and North Spencer all received A ratings while Southwest Dubois, Perry Central, South Spencer, and all Gibson County schools received B grades.   An arrest has been made in connection with threats MORE >

Statewide Silver Alert Declared: Phillip Gangwer

 A statewide Silver Alert has been declared for the disappearance of an adult from Westfield, Indiana, approximately 31 miles north of Indy. 73-year-old Phillip Gangwer was last seen Wednesday at 10:45 a.m. in Westfield and is believed to be in danger. He stands 5 feet 8 inches tall, 160 pounds, with balding gray hair and MORE >

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