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Headlines: Wednesday February 1, 2017

JASPER – Jasper-based German American Bancorp, Inc. has once again posted record earnings. The latest earning reports from fiscal year 2016 show the company, which owns German American Bank, posted a net income of just over $25 million ($2.36 per share). The numbers are up 4 percent from 2015, the last year the company broke MORE >

Headlines: Tuesday, January 31, 2017

WASHINGTON – A Jasper woman has been arrested in Washington, Indiana on charges of sexual misconduct with a minor. Police say 24-year-old Tabitha Benton of Jasper admitted to the 2 year sexual relationship with a male victim between the ages of 14 and 16 years old, but says she didn’t know his age until after MORE >

HEADLINES: Wednesday, January 25, 2017

PRINCETON– Governor Eric Holcomb joined Toyota executives Tuesday for a major economic development announcement at the company’s Princeton plant. The company announced it plans to invest 600-million dollars and create 400 new jobs at the plant through 2019 to meet, what executives call, a “large and growing demand for the Highlander midsize SUV. Governor Holcomb MORE >

HEADLINES: Tuesday, January 24, 2017

MARTIN COUNTY – The Martin County Sheriff’s office is offering a reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction of a suspect in Monday’s deputy-involved police shooting. A deputy made a traffic stop Monday morning just before 5:30.  During that stop, the male suspect drew a handgun.  During a struggle with the armed suspect, MORE >

HEADLINES: Monday, January 23, 2017

HEADLINES:  Monday, January 23, 2017 —– HUNTINGBURG – Dubois County community leaders met Friday to hear a presentation from the group, Launch Indiana; an alternative economic development group. The state funded program aims to help communities focus on attracting local industry to the area, not simply chasing large, national corporations. For more information about Launch MORE >

Headlines: Thursday, January 19, 2017

WITZ RADIO NEWS   HUNTINGBURG – An Alabama man has been arrested and charged with the rape of a woman in Huntingburg. Police say 23-year-old Jeffrey Vanherreweghe met the alleged victim on the dating app, Tinder, and decided to meet in person at Quality Inn in Huntingburg. Police say, when the two got to the MORE >

Local Headlines 1/18/2017

WITZ Local Headlines 1/18/2017 HUNTINGBURG – Police have arrested two Huntingburg residents following a drug bust at a home on East 13th Street. Police say they were called to the home Wednesday night on a complaint that the people in the home were using drugs. When officers arrived, they found meth, marijuana and drug paraphernalia MORE >

Headlines for Monday, January 16, 2017

From our friends at WFIE, a southwestern Indiana company will start construction soon on a new $20-million expansion project in Spencer County. Superior Ag will build a state of the art feed mill in Dale, right off 231, that will function as a regional hub for animal nutrition production. The company’s current locations in St. MORE >

Mentors for Youth Executive Director Steps Down

After serving three years as Executive Director of Mentors for Youth of Dubois County, Courtney Knies has announced she will be stepping down from the position. During Knies’ tenure, the program had three years of record-setting matches between youth and caring adults.  Funding efforts have been streamlined, and the process of interviewing, training, and screening mentors MORE >

Hunter Education Course Information

An Indiana Hunter Education Course is slated for Saturday’s January 14th and 21st at the Dubois County 4-H Fairgrounds.    Classes will run from 9a.m. to 4p.m. on Saturday 14th and from 8a.m. to 4:30p.m. on Saturday 21st. Participants must attend both days to complete the course.  All Indiana residents are invited to complete this FREE MORE >

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