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Scam Phone Calls Persist

WITZ News was contacted Thursday by a local resident about a scam that impacted them. The listener reports that her grandmother received a call from a person claiming to be her cousin saying she was in trouble and needed money. They instructed the woman to put money on a Green Dot Money Pak Card. She MORE >

Southwest Dubois School Board Meeting

ISTEP test results for all schools were reviewed by the Southwest Dubois School Board at Thursday night’s meeting. The Schools within the system have shown big improvements in their results over the previous years. The board listened as staff members recounted the improvements in overall scores of over 90 percent in language arts and math at Huntingburg MORE >

Jasper Man Arrested on Felony Charges After Traffic Stop

Dubois County Sheriff Deputy Stuart Wilson reports that on Thursday at around 10:00 am, a deputy observed a male subject operating commit a series of traffic infractions.   He made contact with 63 year old Leon O. Mehling of Jasper as he pulled into his driveway at his residence. A Jasper city police K-9 officer responded for MORE >

What’s Closed This Holiday Weekend?

This is one of the biggest holiday weekends of the year and Labor Day is also considered the last holiday of the summer. Jasper city hall, street department and all utility administrative offices are closed Monday.  Street department and resource recovery site will also be closed on Saturday.  Trash and regular recycling normally collected on MORE >

Vincennes University to Build New Student Center at Vincennes Campus

Vincennes University will soon break ground to build a new $4.35 million student center on the Vincennes campus. Bids for the project were approved Wednesday by the VU Board of Trustees at a meeting at the VU Jasper Campus. VU President Dick Helton said, “We are excited about this opportunity to build this new student union. MORE >

August 28th 8 am Newscast

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Tenth Street School Celebrates Another School Year

Facilities projects during the summer months mean improvements for local schools when teachers, administrators and students return for the fall session. No better place can you find a good example of that than Tenth Street School in Jasper. The school underwent major renovations over the summer months. The one item that really sparkles is the MORE >

August 26th 8 am Newscast

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Indiana State Police Looking for Stolen Semi

Martin County: The Indiana State Police is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a stolen semi tractor and trailer over the weekend from the Shoals area. Trooper Jarrod Lents reports that a blue and steel colored 2007 Townscraft trailer with Indiana registration P156440 was stolen from the lot of Stonebelt Freight Lines, 10530 Freeman MORE >

Jasper School Board Meeting

An artificial turf field could be in the future for Jerry Brewer Alumni Stadium in Jasper. President of the Jasper Football Boosters Club Richard Farr appeared before the Greater Jasper School Board last night and asked for approval to begin to seek private donations for a new artificial football surface for the football field. He MORE >