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Jasper School Superintendent Weighs in On School Grading

From the Dubois County Free Press: On Wednesday, the Senate Education Committee unanimously backed Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz on a bill to repeal the current A-F grading scale for schools. The bill going before the Senate will throw out the system and have the state Board of Education develop a new one. Ritz told MORE >

Former Lt Gov Becky Skillman in Jasper

Former Lt. Governor Becky Skillman was in Jasper today getting a tour around Dubois County with Dubois Strong Interim President Michael Cummins. Skillman is President and CEO of Radius Indiana, which represents 8 counties in Southern Indiana in promoting the economic interests of the area. Skillman was given a tour of the new Center for MORE >

Jasper Mayor Terry Seitz State of the City Address

Jasper Mayor Terry Seitz delivered his State of the City Address to the Jasper Rotary Club during their Noon meeting today (Thursday). Seitz spent the hour talking about accomplishments during the first year of his tenure as Mayor and things he wants to accomplish in the coming year. In his address, Mayor Seitz says that MORE >

Jasper City Council Meeting Feb 20th

It was a Jasper City Council meeting that took less than 20 minutes to complete Wednesday night. After the roll was called, the pledge to the American flag was recited and the minutes approved from two previous meetings, there were only two items left on the agenda. The first was an update from Utility General MORE >

February 21st 8 am Newscast

Here’s the 8 am newscast from February 21st.  Click on the link below to listen: Feb21EightAmNewscast

February 20th 8 am Newscast

Here’s February 20th 8 am Newscast. Click on the Link below to listen: Feb20EightAmNewscast

Club Road Closed for Culvert Replacements

Steve Berg with the Dubois County Highway Department says that Club Road will be closed for several culvert replacements the next day or so.  The project started Tuesday and now will include about half-a-dozen culverts on that stretch of Club Road:   Club Road will be restricted between County Road 600 South and County Road MORE >

Jasper Police Arrest Warnock on Theft Charges

An 18 year old Jasper man was arrested at the Jasper Wal-mart just before 5 pm Tuesday on Theft Charges after personnel with the Loss Prevention Department called JPD. 18 year old Christopher Warnock allegedly took a ball cap and a men’s toiletry item valued at just less than $15.00. Warnock was arrested and charged MORE >

Education and Infrastructure Are the Two Big Winners in Budget

The biggest winners in the State Budget that passed out of the House Ways and Means Committee on Tuesday are Education and Infrastructure. State Representative Mark Messmer called WITZ News Tuesday to give us his take on the budget and what it means for the state: Messmer says its about time that education got a MORE >

February 19th Jasper Utility Service Board Meeting

The Jasper Utility Service Board met Monday night and heard updates from all departments, including the Gas & Water Department during which, Manager Mike Oeding gave an update on Beaver Lake and the water levels. Oeding reports that the lake is almost completely filled. Oeding says that with normal Spring rains it should be ready for MORE >

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