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Four cars were broken into in Dubois County Saturday evening and four purses were taken out of them. The Ferdinand Police Department says that two vehicles were broken into in the area of the Ferdinand Plaza where two windows were broken on two vehicles and purses were taken. Then, in Jasper, two vehicles were broken MORE >

Weekend Marching Band Contest Results

Even though high school marching band season is still in its early stages, contest wins give bands confidence as they head into ISSMA competition in just a few days. Jasper took away Grand Champion honors at the Mid-States contest on Saturday at Simon Kenton High School, in Independence Kentucky, just south of Cincinnati. Jasper finished MORE >

Police Activity Report

Two teenage females were in a single vehicle accident this (Saturday) morning at around 1:30 on CR 700 East, about a mile south of Schnellville Road when the 17 year old driver – not identified by the police report – was in a 2008 Kia Spectra with a 19 year old passenger. The driver lost MORE >

Manufacturing Day at VUJC Brings Out Best in Dubois County

High School students got an up close and personal look at where manufacturing is, and where it’s going at a special presentation during National Manufacturing Day at VUJC on Thursday. Ray Niehaus is the key VUJC player in the program and classes that are taught at VUJC, and he was busy Thursday showing students the MORE >

State Senator Mark Messmer Talks Indiana Issues

State Senator Mark Messmer is busy with legislative activities even though the Indiana Legislature isn’t in session. Messmer reports that September and October are full of meetings by interim study committees. These committees examine issues for which laws could be created and passed in up-coming sessions. He reports that one issue being examined in a MORE >

Donnelly Focuses on Suicide and Drug Use Issues Nationwide

Senator Joe Donnelly is focusing on suicide prevention and drug abuse issues nationwide. In an interview this (Wednesday) morning, Donnelly talked about the importance of making headway in the fight against both. He talks about his efforts to help provide relief to members of the military to reduce the number of suicides that occur among MORE >

Jasper and Dubois County Asked to Assist with Housing Projects

The Miller-Valentine Group out of Cincinnati is becoming a common name in Dubois County as they have several housing projects in different stages of development here. Company representative Pete Schwiegeraht appeared before the Dubois County Council Monday afternoon and gave an update on the progress of the Senior Housing project in Huntingburg at the former MORE >

Pediatric Flu Clinics Start on Wednesday

Dubois County Health Department Administrative Director, Donna Oeding, reports that pediatric seasonal flu vaccine clinics will begin on Wednesday. Immunizations will be provided on a walk-in basis with no appointment necessary at the Health Department at 1187 South St. Charles Street in Jasper. Hours are 8 am to 11 am, and again 1 until 3 MORE >

New Dubois County Corrections Director Takes Job in Stride

After the Dubois County Council meeting Monday evening, WITZ News spoke with new Corrections Director William Wells on the topic of his first few weeks on the job. We asked how it was going so far: Wells moved from the Director of the Drug Court program to the Director of the entire Corrections Department after the Community MORE >

Tri-CAP Gets and Needs Support from Community

Last Thursday (September 24th) Tri-CAP held their grand opening out-of-doors at their newly renovated facility at 607 Third Avenue in Jasper. WITZ News was there and captured the opening statements by Joyce Fleck, the head of Tri-CAP. She told how the project was brought about and what it took to get here:   Fleck says MORE >

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