Local News

Pair Arrested on Drug Charges in Jasper

Jasper police arrested two Jasper residents on drug charges Saturday after being called out to investigate a suspicious vehicle behind a gas station at 14-02 Newton Street. 26-year-old Chelsea Pate was arrested for Possession of […]

Jasper Woman Arrested for Battery with Bodily Injury

Jasper Police arrested a Jasper woman late Thursday night for Battery Causing Bodily Injury. Officers arrested 20-year-old Makayla Montgomery after being called to her residence on South Skyview Drive concerning a physical fight. Police determined […]

Jasper Street Closing

The Jasper Street Dept will close East 11th Street between Jackson Street and Mill Street beginning around 8:00 a.m. Monday for the installation of a manhole. This closure is expected to remain in effect until […]

Daviess Co. Road Closing

The Daviess County Highway Department says County Road 700 South between County Roads 1000 East and 1125 East will be closed Monday through Thursday June 27th to June 30th from 8:00 AM until 4:00 PM. […]

State News

IDPH Warns Public About West Nile Virus

The Illinois Department of Public Health is warning the public about the West Nile Virus during the summer. The reminder comes as public health officials are highlighting the importance of avoiding mosquito bites. The first […]

Lifeguard Shortage

When public pools in cities across Indiana opened this year, many had to limit hours or cut back on availability because of a shortage of lifeguards. Wyatt Werneth, spokesperson for the American Lifeguard Association, and […]

Lightning Safety Awareness Week

This is Lightning Safety Awareness Week. The Illinois Emergency Management Agency says when thunder roars, go indoors…since that usually means lighting is close behind. But if you’re stuck outside, spokesperson Kevin Sur has this advice: […]