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Catholic Schools Week Begins Saturday

January 29, 2016 Catholic Schools Week is held Saturday, January 30th, through Saturday, February 6th. Holy Trinity is a big part of the Jasper Community and the week is set aside to celebrate the contribution to our community that the school has in the lives of students and family. WITZ’s Gene Kuntz interviewed Principal Sally MORE >

Dubois County Council Grapples With Funding

They want to give pay increases, but at the same time, the Dubois County Council acknowledges that it might not be possible because of the lower amounts of money flowing into the county General Fund. The problem is that with property tax caps and other lower revenues, the county gets less money with which to MORE >

Ward Exits Dubois County Community Foundation

January 27, 2016 The Dubois County Community foundation announced today (Wednesday) that CEO Brad Ward has resigned to take another position as Director of Community Philanthropy with the Council on Foundations based in Washington, D.C. Foundation board president Pat Miller says, “Brad has gained a national reputation in the community foundation field. This is a MORE >

Huntingburg City Council Passes Solar Park Ordinance

January 27, 2016 In Tuesday night’s Huntingburg Common Council meeting, the council passed Ordinance 2016-05 that changes the zoning on 11.02 acres of land on the west side of Huntingburg to allow for the construction of a solar park that will provide electricity through Indiana Municipal Power Agency. Several Huntingburg residents had already appeared before MORE >

Two New Jasper Police Officers Join the Force

January 26,2016 The City of Jasper swore in two new officers Tuesday morning. Kaleb Chambers, 23, and Aaron Schmitt, 22, will head off to the Southwest Indiana Law Enforcement Academy after conducting their agility and physical testing this week. The two will graduate from the academy May 27. Kaleb’s father is retired Jasper Det. Sgt. MORE >

Schuetter Announces He Won’t Pursue Legal Remedy

January 26, 2016 Democrat challenger Wayne Schuetter for Jasper Mayor announced in a press conference this (Tuesday) morning that he will not pursue further legal recourse in contesting the outcome of the Jasper Mayoral Race from the November 3rd election last fall. Schuetter said in a statement to the media this morning that he was MORE >

Junior Achievement Announces Business Hall of Fame Laureates

January 26, 2016 Junior Achievement of Dubois County has announced the 2016 Laureates for the Business Hall of Fame that will be honored at a breakfast ceremony in May. Al Mihajlovits and Chad Hoffman with Junior Achievement made the announcement this (Tuesday) morning at Vincennes University Jasper Campus in the Center for Technology Innovation and MORE >

Solar Park in Huntingburg Gets Push Back From Residents

January 26, 2016 From the Dubois County Free Press: Several Huntingburg residents appeared before the Huntingburg Planning Commission to remonstrate plans for a new solar park on Phoenix Drive. Despite this, the planning commission forwarded the subdivision of the 11.02 acres from a 40-acre plot to be used for the solar park. The Huntingburg Common Council will MORE >

Dubois County Council Meeting Notes

January 26, 2016 The Dubois County Council met Monday night and listened to an update from Emergency Management Director Tammy Humbert on the County’s effort to assist in the eradication of the Avian Flu on Dubois County farms. Humbert reported to the council that support from cooperating county departments have helped federal and state responders MORE >

DNR Adds Canine Officer to Ranks

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources has added a four-legged officer to their ranks – a puppy from Posey County named Derby. He is a Black Labrador Retriever, a common breed of dog known for their versatility and drive, which is favored by sportsmen. When Derby was around six months old, he was brought to MORE >

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