Local News: Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Deadline Approaching for Disaster Loans

AREA WIDE — The U.S. Small Business Administration wants to remind local flood victims of the deadline to apply for low – interest disaster loans.

That deadline is August 11th.

The loans were made available following the historic flooding that hit Dubois and surrounding counties on May 20th.

Homeowners could get up to $200,000 and businesses up to $2 million.

You can apply on-line at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela. 

Or you can call 1 (800) 659 – 2955.



Tell City Charged With Pointing Gun at Victim, Cops

TELL CITY — A Tell City man is facing several felonies after allegedly threatening a victim, and police, with a gun.

Perry County News reports 36-year-old David Fisher was arrested following the incident in the 1,000 Block of 11th Street.

Police were called to the home for a domestic dispute, where Fisher is accused of threatening that person with a baseball bat.

As the argument ensued, he grabbed a fire arm and pointed it at officers as they entered the home.

Fisher was subdued, where he became violent as officers took him in to custody.

He’s charged with felony pointing a firearm, battery on a public safety official, intimidation and resisting law enforcement.



Rockport Man Faces Numerous Child Molesting Charges

ROCKPORT — A Spencer County man has been charged with numerous counts of Child Molesting.

Police aren’t releasing many details in to the case against 64-year-old William Clark of Rockport.

A judge issued a warrant for his arrest last week.

Clark faces 4 felonies.

He’s due back in court on Friday.



Ferdinand-Based Company Expands to Jasper

JASPER — Ferdinand – based Access Storage has announced it’s expanding in Jasper.

In a news release, the company says it’s  finalized the acquisition of South Gate Storage in the 400 Block of Truman Road.

The 25,000 square foot facility offers over 130 storage units.

The facility will be operated as Access Storage Now – Truman Road.

The company is owned by Brian, Scott and Chris Tretter.


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