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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 >

Dubois County Sheriff’s Department Buys New K-9 Deputy

From the Dubois County Free Press: Thanks to a single large monetary donation, the Dubois County Sheriff’s Department purchased a K-9 last week. The new K-9 Deputy’s name is Judge and is a black Labrador and will join the department in May. According to Sheriff Donnie Lampert, a few days after he received permission to MORE >

Tuesday February 19th 8 am Newscast

This is the 8 am WITZ Newscast.  Click on the link to play:   Feb19EightAmNewscast

Pope Announces His Resignation

Shock and surprise responses abound after the Pope announced his resignation today at the Vatican in Rome. The Pope issued a statement in Latin that says that due to physical limitations, he is stepping down effective February 28th. We received a message from Bishop Charles Thompson of the Evansville Diocese this afternoon as a response MORE >

Cranberry Meatball Appetizers

2 eggs, beaten 1 cup dry bread crumbs 1/3 cup minced fresh parsley 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef 1 (16-ounce) can jellied cranberry sauce 1 (12-ounce) bottle chili sauce 1/3 cup ketchup 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 tablespoon lemon juice In a large bowl, combine the eggs, bread crumbs, MORE >

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