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Republican Candidate for Supt of Public Instruction Visits Jasper

August 18, 2016   Jennifer McCormick, Republican candidate for State Superintendent of Public Instruction was in Jasper last night at Sultan’s Run for a Republican meet and greet. Jennifer is from Yorktown in Delaware County and is running against Glenda Ritz in November. She’s the superintendent of Yorktown Community Schools and has been a teacher MORE >

VFW Attempting to Sell Building

August 18, 2016 The VFW Post 673 in Jasper is at a crossroads. Declining membership numbers are forcing them to try to sell their building on north Newton Street. WITZ News caught up with VFW Post Commander Dan Beck Wednesday afternoon and asked him to explain the reasons for their actions. He said, “We had MORE >

Jasper Common Council Meeting

August 18, 2016 The Jasper Common Council Wednesday night approved the applying for a federal matching grant to fund a new water line running under Newton Street from 3rd Street up to 30th Street and east to Mill Street. USB president Rick Stradtner briefed the council on Monday night’s USB meeting in which that board approved the MORE >

Jasper Schools Promote Professional Development for Teachers

August 17, 2016 How does your company handle on-the-job training? For many workers, it’s an essential part of their work day. Some employees are asked to take days off of their job duties to undergo specific training to help them improve job skills or learn new things to expand their abilities, making them a better MORE >

Jasper Utility Service Board

August 16, 2016   The Jasper Utilities Service Board Monday night heard the press release from Mayor Seitz Monday committing the City of Jasper in procuring a matching grant to fund the replacement of the water main that runs under Newton Street from 3rd Street up to 30th Street. And from 30th Street east to MORE >

John Gregg Makes Another Stop in Jasper

August 16, 2016   He was just in Jasper last weekend, but was back in town Monday. John Gregg, Democrat candidate for governor for Indiana made an appearance at Hedinger Beverage Distributing at 5:30 Monday evening for a meet and greet opportunity. But Gregg says it’s no problem to come to Jasper since he lives in Sanborn MORE >

Jasper High School in Full Swing

August 15, 2016   So, how’s the new traffic pattern at Jasper High School working for motorists and those picking up and dropping off students? For the second morning of school, Principal Brian Wilson says it’s working well. But, Wilson says, it wasn’t their idea for the new traffic flow they implemented this year, but MORE >

Upgrade to Water Line Means New Pavement on Newton Street in Jasper

August 15, 2016   From the Dubois County Free Press: The City of Jasper and Indiana Department of Transportation are joining together to repair U.S. 231/Newton Street and the city announced this (Monday) morning a plan to upgrade the aged water line that would be included improvements to U. S. 231/Newton Street. According to the MORE >

Jasper Street Department Announces Street Rejuvenating

August 13, 2016 The Jasper Street Department announces street rejuvenator projects will begin on Tuesday, August 16th, weather permitting. Local residents will be notified once their streets are treated. It takes a few hours for the applied materials set up and dry, forcing temporary street closures. In total, 14 streets will be affected by the MORE >

Jasper Water Issues Boil Order for Small Section of City

August 12, 2016 From the City of Jasper, Municipal Water Department: Due to Valve maintenance, the water department is issuing a neighborhood boil order for a small portion of the City of Jasper.  The area affected is on US 231 from 9th to 13th St.  Customers in that area are advised to boil their water for 5 MORE >

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