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Local & Area News: Tuesday, June 20, 2017

WITZ Granted First Interview EVER with On-Screen Mother & Son Duo From “A League of Their Own” HUNTINGBURG – Celebrating 25 years since the release of the hit film, a League of Their Own, the talented actress playing the crying Evelyn (Bitty Schram) and her brat son Stillwell (Justin Scheller) were welcomed by Huntingburg over MORE >

Dubois Co. Community Foundation Announces Scholarship Winners

Dubois County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that $200,000 in scholarship awards were made to students in the county.  These awards are made possible by endowments established by local donors. Al and Rosina Schuler Family Scholarship Nicole Hentrup (Jasper) Plans to attend Purdue University Sydney Traylor (Jasper) Plans to attend Marian University   Arnold MORE >

Local & Area News: Wednesday, June 14, 2017

From the WITZ Radio Newsroom:   BREAKING NEWS:  Congressman Shot, Bucshon Reacts  WASHINGTON — Rep. Steve Scalise was taken on a stretcher moments after being shot during baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia a short time ago. Indiana congressman Larry Bucshon and his staff were not in attendance and are OK. Bucshon issuing a statement, offering his MORE >

25th Anniversary of “A League of Their Own” Celebrations This Week

HUNTINGBURG — The city of Huntingburg is gearing up for Hollywood’s return, as stars of the hit film, “A League of Their Own,” come to celebrate 25-years since the movie’s release. LISTEN:  Mayor Denny Spinner discusses the upcoming event  From www.visitduboiscounty.com — Come join in on this salute to the movie “A League of Their MORE >

Local & Area News: Tuesday, June 13, 2017

SCAM ALERT – Caller Poses as ISP Asking for Profits From Memorial Contributions JASPER — The Jasper Post received a phone call from a concerned citizen today, asking us if we were soliciting money. She said a loved one had recently passed away, and the daughter received a phone call from someone representing themselves as MORE >

LOCAL & AREA NEWS: Monday, June 12, 2017

Mid-State Corridor Would Be a Big Win for Dubois County, Rep. Braun Gives us an Update DUBOIS CO. — The future of the Mid-State Corridor, which would connect US 231 with I 69 near Dale, is one step closer to becoming reality. State Lawmakers in Indianapolis passed the road funding bill in the past legislative session. MORE >

Reasons to be Thankful at Thanksgiving Part One

Thanksgiving tends to get swallowed up in the hype and high-pressure of holiday shopping and events. WITZ News is presenting a short series called “Reasons to Be Thankful at Thanksgiving.” Today, we feature a short segment from State Senator Mark Messmer from his weekly “Messmer Report” on Thanksgiving. In it, Mark talks about tradition and MORE >

Section 4 of I-69 Almost Completed – Video

Check out this Youtube video of Section 4 of I-69:     Drone Video Shows Sneak Peek of New I-69 Section 4 A new drone video offers never-before-seen aerial views of I-69 Section 4, which opens to traffic between Crane and Bloomington before the end of this year. Indiana Department of Transportation premiered the video MORE >

Jasper City Council Meeting

John Bell, president of the Redevelopment Commission and Andy Seger, president of the Economic Development Commission appeared before the Jasper City Council meeting Wednesday night and asked for $150,000 to fund phase one of the courthouse redevelopment project in downtown Jasper. Bell and Seger, who is also a member of the RDC, told the council that they MORE >

Northeast Dubois School Board Drops Insurance For Board Members

From the Dubois County Free Press: Tuesday evening, Northeast Dubois School Corporation school board members voted unanimously to end health insurance benefits for the board members. The move comes as the school corporation explores cost-cutting measures to balance a general fund budget for school operations. The health insurance benefits will end December 31. Board member MORE >

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