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Drunk Driver Who Caused Fatal Accident Arrested

Speed and alcohol were factors in the crash that killed a Cannelton woman on September 24th, just north of Ferdinand on SR 162. Those two factors gave Indiana State Police probable cause to arrest 24 year old Brandon Chamberlain of Huntingburg and charge him with two counts of Operating While Intoxicated Causing Death – one count MORE >

Jasper School Social Workers Doing Their Jobs

The Greater Jasper Schools social workers have their hands full.  These workers help with student problems and issues that come up during the course of the school year. We sat down with Melanie Kruger from Tenth Street, Lisa Flamion from Jasper Middle School and Heather Goodhue with Fifth Street along with Holly Hughes at Jasper MORE >

Airport Board Meeting

The Airport Board learned at their meeting last night that the FAA and the State of Indiana office of the FAA has approved grants of $187,000 and $10,800 to go towards the Airport Layout Plan. The ALP as it is called is the mechanism by which the airport board will add 500 feet onto the MORE >

Jasper Police Alert on Another Stolen Vehicle

Another car was stolen in Jasper with the keys left inside and happened sometime Monday morning. A Jasper Police Report says that a 1998 Pontiac Grand Prix was stolen from 21 Arlington Court some time during the early morning hours. The vehicle was found in a ditch on CR 175 East, northeast of the Jasper MORE >

Police Activity Report

23 year old James Dixey and his 17 year old girlfriend, both from Huntingburg were taken into custody by Indiana State police Saturday just before 2 pm after a chase in a vehicle and on foot. A trooper tried to stop Dixey’s Pontiac Grand Prix for speeding on US 41 south of I-164, and Dixey MORE >

Ebola Concerns Addressed in Dubois County

Dubois County Health Department Executive Director Donna Oeding says that she’s comfortable with the American health care ability to address the threat of Ebola. In an interview with WITZ News last Friday, Oeding says we should trust our medical experts. She says that the disease is not contagious until symptoms are showing.  And fever is MORE >

Weekend Band Competition Results

The wet weekend weather forced the ISSMA high school marching band preliminaries in Jasper to be moved from Jerry Brewer Alumni Stadium to the paved parking lot at Jasper High School. In the Open Class, Jasper, Forest Park, Southridge and Springs Valley all attained a gold rating with their performances on Saturday on a cool MORE >

Huntingburg and Jasper Dairy Queen Stores in Data Breach

Of the 395 Dairy Queen stores breached in a data scandal several weeks ago, the Huntingburg and Jasper stores are on the list. In a statement released Thursday, the Minnesota based company said it had confirmed that the payment systems at some of its locations “had been infected with the widely reported Backoff malware that MORE >

Police Activity Report

58 year old Adriane Leinenbach of Jasper was northbound on Clay Street Thursday at 5:23 pm in a 1997 Toyota Camry when her care was struck by an eastbound 2010 Toyota Camry driven by 55 year old Joe Varner of Jasper. Varner had stopped at the stop sign at Fourth Street and Clay, but drove MORE >

Jasper Library Board Hears Recommendations

The Jasper Library Board listened to the recommendations of the Library Building Committee last night as to the future of the library. Acting Library Director and Jasper Manager Christine Golden told WITZ News that the meeting was both informative and instructive for the library board: The library building committee was made up of members of MORE >