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One new death, 26 new Covid-19 cases

Another Dubois County resident has died from Covid-19 according to the State Department of Health. This is the 129th death attributed to Covid-19 in Dubois County. Along with the death, the state reported 26 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday bringing the total up to 8,159 since the pandemic began. The county advisory status remains in…

Two charged with attempted murder in stabbing incident

Two Jasper residents are facing preliminary charges of Level 1 felony attempted murder after two men showed up at Memorial Hospital with stab wounds Monday morning. According to Indiana State Police, Chad Norris, 37, and Cory Norris, 38, both of Otwell, arrived at Memorial Hospital with stab wounds from an incident that occurred at their…

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October 11: Covid-19 stats for area schools

Here are the student Covid-19 case numbers as of October 8, 2021. The state Covid-19 dashboard was updated on October 11, 2021. The school information on the Covid-19 dashboard is normally updated on Mondays. (If there are less than five cases newly recorded or in total for a school or subcategory, the state does not…

One new death, 35 new Covid-19 cases over weekend
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One new death, 35 new Covid-19 cases over weekend

Another Dubois County resident has died from Covid-19 according to the State Department of Health. This is the 128th death attributed to Covid-19 in Dubois County. Along with the death, the state reported 35 new Covid-19 cases since Friday bringing the total up to 8,133 since the pandemic began. The county advisory status remains in…

Sue Eisenhut named Memorial Hospital’s 2020 LCM Volunteer of the Year

Sue Eisenhut has been named the 2020 Little Company of Mary (LCM) Volunteer of the Year Award recipient at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center. The 2020 award announcement, which is normally presented during National Volunteer Week each April, was delayed due to the Covid pandemic. This award is named in honor of the Little Company…

Another death; 39 new Covid-19 cases
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Another death; 39 new Covid-19 cases

Another Dubois County resident has died from Covid-19 according to the State Department of Health. This is the 127th death attributed to Covid-19 in Dubois County. Along with the death, the state reported 39 new Covid-19 cases bringing the total up to 8,098 since the pandemic began. The county advisory status remains in the “orange”…

Police report scam involving Jasper High School

The Jasper Police Department is warning the public and local businesses about a scam involving a company portraying itself as a fundraiser for Jasper High School. A company under the name Elite Sports is calling local businesses asking for donations. The scammer is claiming that in return for the donation, donors will get their business…

Jasper intersection to remain closed over weekend

The Jasper Street Department will keep the intersection of 14th and Maute Streets closed in order to complete the storm sewer replacement project. The closure is expected to continue to the end of Monday, October 11, 2021. The extension is due to unforeseen circumstances, according to the Jasper Street Department.

Paul and Laura Grammer honored with 2021 German Heritage Award

Paul and Laura Grammer honored with 2021 German Heritage Award

Sister Cities of Jasper, the Jasper Deutscher Verein, and the Jasper Partnership Commission recognized Paul and Laura Grammer with the German Heritage Award during the annual German Heritage Dinner held Thursday, October 7, 2021.  Since 1999, Sister Cities of Jasper, the Jasper Deutscher Verein, and the Jasper Partnership Commission have celebrated German American Day in…

Boy Scouts of America Honors WITZ’s Gene Kuntz with Distinguished Citizen Award

Boy Scouts of America Honors WITZ’s Gene Kuntz with Distinguished Citizen Award

From WITZ AM/FM The Boy Scouts of America Buffalo Trace Council honored WITZ General Manager Gene Kuntz with the Distinguished Citizen Award Wednesday evening at the Huntingburg Event Center. With the 2020 awards banquet canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 195 people convened at the Huntingburg Event Center in honor of the 29th Annual Distinguished…