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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 >

Local & Area News: Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Huntingburg Man Drove Over 100 mph Impaired, Arrested DAVIESS CO. — A Huntingburg man was arrested in Daviess County on the 4th of July. Police say Russell Morris, 57 of Huntingburg, was clocked going over 100 mph just before midnight on State Road 257, police reports allege. Morris was taken to a hospital where he MORE >

Local & Area News: Monday, July 3, 2017

Police:  Drive Sober This July 4th STATEWIDE — The Fourth of July is tomorrow and Indiana State Police remind you to DRIVE SOBER OR GET PULLED OVER. Police have been out in full force since the weekend and you can expect those saturation patrols and sobriety checkpoints to continue through tomorrow. Police remind you to MORE >

Local & Area News: Friday, June 30, 2017

Jasper’s Monthly Tornado Siren Test Saturday JASPER — From Jasper Police: The Jasper Police Department is issuing a reminder to the citizens of Jasper that Saturday, July 1st, at 4PM, there will be a monthly test of the Tornado Warning Siren System. At that time, all 10 sirens in the city will be activated. The MORE >

Local & Area News: Thursday, June 29, 2017

NEW! Dubois Co. Community Foundation Scholarships Available COUNTY-WIDE — The Dubois County Community Foundation released the following press statement Thursday to announce opportunities for area students in the county to get help paying for college. PRESS RELEASE Dubois County Community Foundation is pleased to announce scholarship opportunities for 2018. Through the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship MORE >

Local & Area News: Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Tell City Man Flips Car in Morning Accident DUBOIS CO. — A Tell City only suffering minor injuries in a crash this morning on State Road 162 in Dubois County. Police say 25-year-old Jonathon Yates dozed off behind the wheel shortly before 6:30, losing control of his car, over correcting off the right side of MORE >

Local & Area News: Tuesday, June 27, 2017

NEW:  Hear From Tom Kleinhelter on His Run for Sheriff in 2018 JASPER — As we told you yesterday, Tom Kleinhelter, a veteran sheriff’s deputy and lead investigator with the Dubois County Sheriff’s Department, confirmed to WITZ Radio News yesterday he is running for Dubois County Sheriff in the 2018 Mid-Term Election. Click HERE to MORE >

Local & Area News: Monday, June 26, 2017

JUST IN:  Tom Kleinhelter has announced he is seeking the Office of Sheriff of Dubois County in the 2018 election DUBOIS CO. — In a statement released Monday morning, Kleinhelter said, As the current Detective Sergeant in the Dubois County Sheriff’s Department I am excited about the opportunity to run for the Office of Sheriff MORE >

Local & Area News: Thursday, June 22, 2017

Remnants of T.S. Cindy to Bring Heavy Rain to Our Area Friday AREA WIDE — We are keeping our eyes on the remnants of, what was, Tropical Storm Cindy here at home. The storm made landfall early Thursday morning near the Texas / Louisiana boarder. What’s left of the storm will come north then more MORE >

Local & Area News: Wednesday, June 21, 2017

New Jasper Hotel is Open and Ready for Guests JASPER — A new Jasper Hotel is now open and ready to take guests. The Dubois County Visitors Center made the announcement Wednesday morning. The Sure-Stay PLUS by Best Western features 68 rooms and plenty of amenities. It’s a great location for attracting travelers; located on MORE >

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