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Mildred Hagedorn Leggett, 95, Santa Claus

Funeral Services for 95 year old Mildred Hagedown Leggett, of Santa Claus, will be held at 10:00am CST on Wednesday, November 23rd at St. Nicholas Church in Santa Claus with burial to follow in Saint Meinrad Cemetery.  Friends may call on Wednesday, November 23rd from 8:00am CST until time of services at the church.

Bernadette A. “Daisey” Lueken, 84, of Ferdinand

Funeral Services for 84 year old Bernadette “Daisey” Lueken, of Ferdinand, will be held at 10:00am on Tuesday, November 22nd in St Ferdinand Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be on Tuesday, November 22nd from 8:00am until the time of services at the church.

Donald W. Barrett, 74, Coe

Funeral services for 74 year old Donald W. Barrett will be held at 10:00am, Wednesday, November 23rd at Nass and Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg. Burial will take place in Spurgeon Cemetery in Spurgeon.  Friends may call for visitation at Nass & Son Funeral Home from 4:00pm – 8:00pm on Tuesday, November 22nd.

WITZ/WQKZ & German American Announce Quest for A Million Pennies Totals

WITZ/WQKZ and German American presented the Hadi Shriners with a check for $10,726 for their Local Transportation Fund. WITZ/WQKZ and German American have partnered together for 16 years to collect donations to aid the Shriners in getting children to and from appointments, treatments and other necessary medical care at Shriners Hospitals.  

WITZ Wins Station of the Year Award

WITZ Radio was presented with the Radio Market 2 “Station of the Year” Award at the 2016 Indiana Broadcasters Association Spectrum Awards in Indianapolis on Thursday, November 18th, 2016.  The Spectrum Awards recognize the best in Radio and TV broadcasting throughout the state of Indiana. WITZ General Manger Gene Kuntz said “I’m extremely proud of our MORE >

Small Business Saturday Supports Local Economy

After emptying our pocketbooks on Black Friday, it’s time to dig up what we have left and support our local entrepreneurs on Small Business Saturday. Members of the Jasper Business Association use Thanksgiving weekend as a time to “kick off” their extended hours for the Christmas shopping season. Most stores will be open on Friday MORE >

Deer causes crash in Martin County

A deer crossing caused a crash on US 50 in Martin County Tuesday evening. Trooper Andrew Beaver observed a two vehicle crash while patrolling US 50. When he came on the scene, Trooper Beaver found a pick-up truck on its side and an SUV in the roadway. Deanna Smith, 41, of Shoals was westbound and Jason Robbins MORE >

7-year-old charged with felony

A 7-year-old boy shot his father Sunday after getting into an argument. Charles Yancey, 37, and Ruby Yancey, 34 of Johnson County were placed under arrest for charges of neglect after the boy shot his father in the wrist. The boy told police he was upset about spending the weekend with his father. The father MORE >

Afternoon Crash Leads to Arrest

An afternoon crash on South State Road 161 lead to the arrest of a Holland resident. At 1:27 p.m., Justin Hinton of Kentucky was struck while parked on the side of State Road 161 just south of Holland. He was waiting for assistance for two flat tires. Kassandra Berger, 18, of Holland allegedly fell asleep while traveling north MORE >

Owen County Explosion Kills One

At least one person was killed in a rural house explosion in Owen County Wednesday. At around 12:30 p.m. near State Road 46 and County Line Road, dispatchers were called to the scene. There were originally no injuries reported. By 4:00 p.m., officials were able to confirm that one person, whose identity has not been MORE >