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Local & Area News: Tuesday, June 27, 2017

NEW:  Hear From Tom Kleinhelter on His Run for Sheriff in 2018 JASPER — As we told you yesterday, Tom Kleinhelter, a veteran sheriff’s deputy and lead investigator with the Dubois County Sheriff’s Department, confirmed to WITZ Radio News yesterday he is running for Dubois County Sheriff in the 2018 Mid-Term Election. Click HERE to MORE >

Local & Area News: Monday, June 26, 2017

JUST IN:  Tom Kleinhelter has announced he is seeking the Office of Sheriff of Dubois County in the 2018 election DUBOIS CO. — In a statement released Monday morning, Kleinhelter said, As the current Detective Sergeant in the Dubois County Sheriff’s Department I am excited about the opportunity to run for the Office of Sheriff MORE >

Local & Area News: Thursday, June 22, 2017

Remnants of T.S. Cindy to Bring Heavy Rain to Our Area Friday AREA WIDE — We are keeping our eyes on the remnants of, what was, Tropical Storm Cindy here at home. The storm made landfall early Thursday morning near the Texas / Louisiana boarder. What’s left of the storm will come north then more MORE >

Local & Area News: Wednesday, June 21, 2017

New Jasper Hotel is Open and Ready for Guests JASPER — A new Jasper Hotel is now open and ready to take guests. The Dubois County Visitors Center made the announcement Wednesday morning. The Sure-Stay PLUS by Best Western features 68 rooms and plenty of amenities. It’s a great location for attracting travelers; located on MORE >

Local & Area News: Tuesday, June 20, 2017

WITZ Granted First Interview EVER with On-Screen Mother & Son Duo From “A League of Their Own” HUNTINGBURG – Celebrating 25 years since the release of the hit film, a League of Their Own, the talented actress playing the crying Evelyn (Bitty Schram) and her brat son Stillwell (Justin Scheller) were welcomed by Huntingburg over MORE >

Dubois Co. Community Foundation Announces Scholarship Winners

Dubois County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that $200,000 in scholarship awards were made to students in the county.  These awards are made possible by endowments established by local donors. Al and Rosina Schuler Family Scholarship Nicole Hentrup (Jasper) Plans to attend Purdue University Sydney Traylor (Jasper) Plans to attend Marian University   Arnold MORE >

Local & Area News: Wednesday, June 14, 2017

From the WITZ Radio Newsroom:   BREAKING NEWS:  Congressman Shot, Bucshon Reacts  WASHINGTON — Rep. Steve Scalise was taken on a stretcher moments after being shot during baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia a short time ago. Indiana congressman Larry Bucshon and his staff were not in attendance and are OK. Bucshon issuing a statement, offering his MORE >

25th Anniversary of “A League of Their Own” Celebrations This Week

HUNTINGBURG — The city of Huntingburg is gearing up for Hollywood’s return, as stars of the hit film, “A League of Their Own,” come to celebrate 25-years since the movie’s release. LISTEN:  Mayor Denny Spinner discusses the upcoming event  From www.visitduboiscounty.com — Come join in on this salute to the movie “A League of Their MORE >

Local & Area News: Tuesday, June 13, 2017

SCAM ALERT – Caller Poses as ISP Asking for Profits From Memorial Contributions JASPER — The Jasper Post received a phone call from a concerned citizen today, asking us if we were soliciting money. She said a loved one had recently passed away, and the daughter received a phone call from someone representing themselves as MORE >

LOCAL & AREA NEWS: Monday, June 12, 2017

Mid-State Corridor Would Be a Big Win for Dubois County, Rep. Braun Gives us an Update DUBOIS CO. — The future of the Mid-State Corridor, which would connect US 231 with I 69 near Dale, is one step closer to becoming reality. State Lawmakers in Indianapolis passed the road funding bill in the past legislative session. MORE >

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