Ferdinand planned power outage this Sunday

The Ferdinand Electric Department is notifying the public of a planned power outage this Sunday morning as part of the department’s transition to a new electric sub-station. Power will be off Sunday morning from 4 until 8 a.m. and will affect most customers located between 5th and 18th streets. Customers not impacted by the outage […]

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Mobile Mammography November 1 at TRI-CAP

TRI-CAP has teamed with Deaconess Mobile Mammography and the Tri-State Affiliate of Susan G. Komen to offer mobile mammography on November 1 at the TRI-CAP office located at 607 Third Avenue, Jasper.  Patients don’t need a doctor’s referral.  To schedule a mammogram, please call 812-450-MAMM or email www.deaconess.com/mobilemammo.   Services are provided on a sliding scale.  […]

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Opinion: The causes and effects of this growing trade war

Over the summer, Indiana’s economy showed clear signs of weakening. This same story played out across the manufacturing and farming-intensive states of the Midwest. To be sure, it is still easy to paint a rosy picture of our economy. Jobs are plentiful, pay has finally begun to rise and tax coffers are full. We are […]

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Jasper K-Mart included in list of closures as part of Sears bankruptcy

The K-Mart store in Jasper is on a long list of stores that plan to close nationwide as part of the Sears bankruptcy deal, according to multiple national news organizations. The Jasper store is located at 723 3rd Avenue. A manager at K-Mart in Jasper told WITZ Radio News they had not heard anything from the […]

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Get rid of old medications this Saturday, October 27

Be a part of the addiction solution in Dubois County; bag medications and dispose of them at the Dubois County Medication Collection on Saturday, October 27, 2018, as part of the DEA National Pharmaceutical Drug Take Back Event. The Jasper State Police Post, located at 2209 Newton Street, will host the collection from 10:00 a.m. […]

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German American Bank acquires First Security Bank

German American Bancorp, Inc. announced it has completed its previously announced acquisition of First Security, Inc., the parent company of First Security Bank, Inc. of Owensboro, Kentucky, effective as of October 15, 2018. Immediately following the merger of First Security, Inc. into German American Bancorp, Inc., First Security Bank, Inc. merged with and into German […]

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Dubois County Marriage Licenses October 8 to October 14, 2018

Dubois County Marriage Licenses issued October 8 to October 14, 2018   10/08/2018 Blake R. Torstenson to Michella Leeann Moore    10/09/2018 Andrew Joseph Thacker to Morgan Elizabeth Haas Alice M. Braunecker to Robert E. Tislow   10/09/2018 Angela Reney Leal to Benjamin Scott Kuebler John Gardner Kerr III to Sarah Elizabeth Guy   10/10/2018 Jami […]

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Huntingburg’s Market Street Park opens

Despite a rainy Friday evening, Huntingburg officials, residents and state representatives gathered for the dedication of the city’s newest park. Situated between Third and Fourth streets and Main and Geiger streets, the park accentuates the city’s iconic Old Town Hall and creates a gathering place for residents. Staggered covered parking that doubles as sheltered area […]

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Investigation: Inmate found dead

Officials are investigating the death of an inmate at the Dubois County Security Center Jail officers found Jerry O. Frick, 51, of Huntingburg, unresponsive Saturday at 3:36 a.m. while making rounds. Frick had been alone in his cell. Officer immediately administered CPR and used an AED to attempt to resuscitate Frick while waiting for emergency medical […]

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Water project forces city to shut down water (updated)

Update: Water restored at about 12:55 p.m. Due to unforeseen conditions involving the U.S. 231 Water Project, the Jasper Municipal Water Department is shutting off the water immediately in the following locations: The Courthouse Square Newton Street from 4th-9th Streets Clay Street from 5th-7th Streets Sixth Street from Bartley- Newton This temporary shut-off should last […]

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