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Northeast Dubois Passes Tax Referendum for November Election

May 18, 2016   That was Northeast Dubois School Board President Mary Pankey announcing the vote Tuesday night to move forward with the placing of the referendum on the November 8th ballot for the four townships in the Northeast Dubois School District to increase property taxes to save their school system. But, not before those MORE >

A Lincoln A Pioneer Tale Indiana Bicentennial Edition

Dean Dorrell otherwise known as Abraham Lincoln stopped by the WITZ studios May 17 and talked with Roger Stuckey about the special Indiana Bicentennial Edition of A. Lincoln: A Pioneer Tale at Lincoln Ampitheatre July 7, 8, 9, 14, 15 and 16.   Tickets are available at www.LiincolnAmpitheatre.com or by calling 1-844-205-4ABE.  For a limited MORE >

More Information on Bodies Found in Ohio River

May 17, 2016 New information is out on the two bodies found last week in the Ohio River. WFIE News says that it’s now being investigated as a possible double homicide. Indiana State Police identified the female as Sarah Ipock. She was found in Perry County, near Troy. The second, a man police have not MORE >

Jasper Utility Service Board Meeting

May 17, 2016 From the Dubois County Free Press: About 22 homes in the Rolling Hills Subdivision just outside of Jasper are running into issues with septic systems, it was learned at the Utility Service Board meeting Monday night. They don’t have access to the city’s sanitary sewer system but now they need it. Shawn Werner MORE >

Bids Opened On Highway Projects for 2016

May 16, 2016 Construction crews will be busy on seven county highway construction projects this year as was revealed during this (Monday) morning’s County Commissioner’s meeting, when county attorney Art Nordhoff opened the bids around 10 am. There were three bidders, but only two contractors’ bids were accepted, a third bidder was missing a necessary MORE >

Cannelburg Man Killed in ATV Accident

May 16, 2016   24 year old Logan Craney of Cannelburg in Daviess County died as a result of an ATV accident Friday night around 9:40 pm. An Indiana Conservation Department report says that Craney was driving the ATV on CR 1000 East, going northbound, when a deer entered the road way, and Craney could MORE >

100 Men Who Cook to Benefit Two Charities This Year

May 13, 2016 WITZ’S Gene Kuntz spoke with Scott Rolen yesterday about his E 5 Foundation.  E 5 along with the Dubois County Lukemia Society will be the recipients of the 100 Men Who Cook Event sponsored by Old National Bank on September 10, 2016 at the Huntingburg Events Center.  Listen to Gene’s entire interview MORE >

Jasper Library Board Meeting

May 13, 2016 During the building update in the Jasper Library Board meeting Thursday evening, the board passed the Inter-Local agreement between them and the city of Jasper to facilitate working together on the Jasper Cultural Center with the Jasper Arts Commission. Library Board attorney Bill Shaneyfelt told the board that he has the inter-local MORE >

More on 8 Million Dollar Capital Campaign

May 12, 2016   The $8 million capital campaign was announced in Jasper Wednesday to much fanfare of what the money will go towards, and the initial challenge gift by Jim and Pat Thyen. In an interview after the presentation, Jasper Mayor Terry Seitz answered the question of how they came up with the $8 MORE >

8 Million Dollar Goal Announced in Jasper Developments

May 11, 2016   One of the most often heard objections to the major projects in Jasper is, “how are we going to pay for all of this?” That question was answered partially this morning with the announcement of the Jasper LEADs campaign. The word “LEADs” stands for Library, Enrichment, and Arts Downtown. The idea MORE >

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