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Local News: Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Police:  Woman Drives Drunk, Crashes, Escapes, Then Arrested HUNTINGBURG — A Huntingburg woman is facing multiple felonies after allegedly crashing in to two cars, drunk, then fleeing the scene. It happened just before 6:00 p.m. Monday on U.S. 231 near Phoenix Drive. Police say 33-year-old Sarah Nicholson was drunk when they caught up with her. MORE >

Local News: Monday, July 24, 2017

Roads Closed Due to High Water From Sunday Storms DUBOIS CO. — Yesterday morning’s storms dropped up to 4 inches of rain across parts of the area. The Dubois County Highway Department reports the following roads are closed due to high water…. * Gates CLOSED on Huntingburg Rd. * 1st Street CLOSED East of Huntingburg MORE >

Local News: Wednesday, July 19, 2017

New Conservation Officer for Dubois and Pike Counties DUBOIS CO. — If you spend time by the water or out hunting or fishing, you’ll see a new Conservation Officer. Officer Kendrick Fuhrman, a graduate of Shoals High School and Vincennes University, has been assigned to Dubois and Pike Counties. Officer Fuhrman previously served in Blackford MORE >

Dubois County 4-H Fair – Full Schedule

Date: From July 17, 2017 8:00 am until July 20, 2017 8:00 pm Address:  Dubois County Park / 4-H Fairgrounds Phone: 812-482-1782 Below, you’ll find the full schedule of events for this week’s Dubois County 4-H Fair. For more information,visit https://extension.purdue.edu/dubois/Pages/default.aspx   Sunday, July 16 Animal/Livestock Check-in: 6:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. – Beef Check-in-CtB 6:00 a.m. – 8:30 MORE >

Local News: Thursday, July 13, 2017

Jasper Man Arrested for Home Burglary JASPER — A  Jasper teen is behind bars accused in a home burglary weeks ago. Police say 19-year-old Logan Sager broke in to the home and stole more than $12,000, silver certificates and old coins from a safe in the home. Police say the investigation is on – going MORE >

Local News: Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Deadline Approaching for Disaster Loans AREA WIDE — The U.S. Small Business Administration wants to remind local flood victims of the deadline to apply for low – interest disaster loans. That deadline is August 11th. The loans were made available following the historic flooding that hit Dubois and surrounding counties on May 20th. Homeowners could MORE >

Local News: Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Water Main Break on 16th Street JASPER — Jasper residents along EAST 15th Street remain under a boil order following a water main break. Now,reports of another break Monday.  This one on 16th Street. This comes just days after the break on 15th Street that forced the boil advisory. A spokesperson for Jasper Gas and MORE >

Local News: Monday, July 10, 2017

Helicopter Pilot Survives Crash in Ireland IRELAND —  A helicopter pilot is lucky to be alive after crashing in to a bean field on WEST County Road 450 NORTH Saturday morning. Police say 42-year-old Keith Windsor of Charlestown was crop dusting when an unknown mechanical issue caused him to crash. Luckily, the pilot was able MORE >

Local & Area News: Friday, July 7, 2017

ALERT:  Jasper Neighborhood Placed Under Boil Advisory JASPER — Thursday morning, a water line at 15th Street, between Greene and Royal Streets broke. Due to the nature of the work that took place this morning the City of Jasper Gas & Water Department has issued a neighborhood boil order effective immediately for all customers on MORE >

Local & Area News: Thursday, July 6, 2017

ALERT  *** SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  *** AREA-WIDE — The National Weather Service has issued a SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT for the WITZ listening area for heavy rain today. 1 – 1.5 + inches of rain could fall, especially as slow-moving storms move through with torrential rains. The NWS reminds you to be aware of the risk MORE >

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