Local News: Monday, August 14, 2017

Dubois County Forecast:

TODAY:  Mostly Cloudy H: 83

TONIGHT:  Partly Cloudy L: 76

TUESDAY: Mostly Cloudy H: 87


Man Arrested at Memorial Hosp. for Assault & Confinement 

JASPER — A Taswell man was arrested Friday at Memorial Hospital after, police say, he assaulted two members of staff and held one against her will.

Police say it happened just before 5:00 Friday afternoon.

Arrest reports show Josey Shelton, of Taswell, was a patient at Memorial when he became combative; punching one member of staff in the face and chest and wrestling another and holding her against her will.

Shelton is charged with battery and criminal confinement.

No word today on what made him snap.

HPD Investigating Huntingburg Crash, Asking for Help

HUNTINGBURG — Huntingburg Police are asking for the public’s help investigating a crash Friday near My Jalapeno in the 1100 block of Main Street in Huntingburg.

Police say the crash involved a red Chevy Camaro and a red Dodge Ram pick-up.

It happened around 7:30 Friday night.

Anyone with information should contact Huntingburg Police.

Deadline Today to Apply for Disaster Loans

AREA WIDE — Today is the deadline for area residents and businesses, impacted by the Spring floods, to apply for disaster loans through the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Dubois, Crawford, Daviess, Martin, Orange, Perry, Pike, Spencer and Warrick Counties are all under the declaration.

Loans of up to $200,000 are available for homeowners.  More for businesses.

CLICK HERE to apply on-line.


Amazon Recalls Eclipse Glasses, May Not Be Safe

AREA WIDE — If you’ve purchased special glasses for the eclipse, a recall has been issued because the glasses may not protect your eyes from the dangerous glare of the eclipse.

Amazon , sending e-mails out to people who purchased the glasses under the recall.

Amazon is issuing full refunds, but if you ordered the Amazon glasses, DO NOT use them to view the upcoming eclipse.



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