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Mary Agnes Mudd, 68, of Loogootee

A mass of Christian burial for 68 year old Mary Agnes Mudd of Loogootee will be held Tuesday at 10 am at St. John Evangelist Catholic Church with burial to follow in St. Mary Cemetery in Barr Township. Visitation is from 4 until 8 pm Monday at the Brocksmith-Blake Funeral Home.

Steven Harris, 68, of Huntingburg

A funeral service for 68 year old Steven Harris of Huntingburg will be held Saturday at 4 pm at the Nass & Son Funeral Home with cremation to take place following the funeral. Friends may call from 10 am until service time at the funeral home on Saturday.

State Senator Mark Messmer Talks Indiana Issues

State Senator Mark Messmer is busy with legislative activities even though the Indiana Legislature isn’t in session. Messmer reports that September and October are full of meetings by interim study committees. These committees examine issues for which laws could be created and passed in up-coming sessions. He reports that one issue being examined in a MORE >

Donnelly Focuses on Suicide and Drug Use Issues Nationwide

Senator Joe Donnelly is focusing on suicide prevention and drug abuse issues nationwide. In an interview this (Wednesday) morning, Donnelly talked about the importance of making headway in the fight against both. He talks about his efforts to help provide relief to members of the military to reduce the number of suicides that occur among MORE >

Jasper and Dubois County Asked to Assist with Housing Projects

The Miller-Valentine Group out of Cincinnati is becoming a common name in Dubois County as they have several housing projects in different stages of development here. Company representative Pete Schwiegeraht appeared before the Dubois County Council Monday afternoon and gave an update on the progress of the Senior Housing project in Huntingburg at the former MORE >

Pediatric Flu Clinics Start on Wednesday

Dubois County Health Department Administrative Director, Donna Oeding, reports that pediatric seasonal flu vaccine clinics will begin on Wednesday. Immunizations will be provided on a walk-in basis with no appointment necessary at the Health Department at 1187 South St. Charles Street in Jasper. Hours are 8 am to 11 am, and again 1 until 3 MORE >

New Dubois County Corrections Director Takes Job in Stride

After the Dubois County Council meeting Monday evening, WITZ News spoke with new Corrections Director William Wells on the topic of his first few weeks on the job. We asked how it was going so far: Wells moved from the Director of the Drug Court program to the Director of the entire Corrections Department after the Community MORE >

Tri-CAP Gets and Needs Support from Community

Last Thursday (September 24th) Tri-CAP held their grand opening out-of-doors at their newly renovated facility at 607 Third Avenue in Jasper. WITZ News was there and captured the opening statements by Joyce Fleck, the head of Tri-CAP. She told how the project was brought about and what it took to get here:   Fleck says MORE >

Lights of Hope Keeps Fight Against Cancer Going

Lights of Hope is a nationwide campaign for cancer research and the organization will have representatives in Washington, D.C. to help raise awareness of the need for further funding for cancer research. We speak with Roger Downey of the local American Cancer Society and Cancer Action Network, who tells us what this is all about MORE >

Jasper Street Projects Still Going Strong

Jasper Street Commissioner Raymie Eckerle reports that street projects are still going strong. Raymie told WITZ News this morning that due to the heavy rains in the spring, work has been delayed on the streets, which is forcing them to scramble to get things done by the time cold weather sets in.   He says MORE >

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