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 2020-07-14 01:22 

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[ Evansville ]

Henderson County School Board Hosts Meeting to Hear From Administrators and Parents...

Just a few weeks ago, the Henderson County Board of Education held a special meeting to officially move the start date of Henderson County Schools back to August 26th. But tonight the board heard from administrators and parents about how they want to see ...

 2020-07-13 22:21 

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[ Evansville ]

Heat and Humidity Returns With a Vengeance...

Following on the coattails of a Sunday that marked July's coolest afternoon (81), we kicked off the work week on a bit of a high note while high temperatures today reached the mid to upper 80s earlier on, atmospheric humidity remained virtually nonexi...

 2020-07-13 20:05 

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[ Evansville ]

Update: Man Dies From Lightning Strike...

Jose Louis Lopez Mora, age 34, of Seymour, IN, and Mexico has died July 12th, 2020 at 2:49 pm. He was being treated for his injures resulting from being struck by lightning while working on top of the Berry Plastic building on Wednesday, July 8th. Paramed...

 2020-07-13 19:59 

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[ Evansville ]

Evansville Christmas on North Main Parade Cancelled...

The committee of Evansville's Christmas on North Main Parade has voted to cancel the 2020 Evansville's Christmas Parade and Santa's Workshop that was scheduled for November 22, 2020. They met previously and decided to check the situation of wh...

 2020-07-13 17:56 

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[ Evansville ]

Long-Term Care Facility in Ohio County Reports 26 New COVID-19 Cases...

A long-term care facility in Ohio County has 26 new positive cases of COVID-19 within the facility, according to the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD). Of the 26 new positive cases reported out of the long-term care facility, 16 were resident...

 2020-07-13 16:42 

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[ Evansville ]

Vanderburgh Co. Has 801 Total Positive COVID-19 Cases After 44 New Cases Reported...

Vanderburgh County now has 801 total positive cases of COVID-19, according to the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH). That's after ISDH listed 44 new positive cases in Vanderburgh County on Monday, July 13, in its daily COVID-19 update for the ...

 2020-07-13 16:08 

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[ Evansville ]

Daviess County One of Six Kentucky Counties Selected for Post-Primary Election Audit...

Daviess County, Kentucky, was one of six Kentucky counties randomly selected on Monday by Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron for a post-primary election audit. AG Cameron held a public drawing on Monday for post-primary election audits. The counties...

 2020-07-13 15:48 

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[ Evansville ]

Sixth Round of COVID-19 Funding Awarded to 11 Nonprofit Organizations...

More funding has been awarded to 11 more nonprofit organizations by the COVID-19 Crisis Response Fund of the Greater Evansville Region. 10 of those organizations are in Evansville, Indiana, while one is in Princeton, Indiana. In this sixth round of fundin...

 2020-07-13 14:55 

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[ Evansville ]

Man Expected to Survive After Being Shot Twice in Evansville...

Evansville Police say a man is expected to survive after being shot twice near Woodland Park Apartments on Saturday. Police responded to the area of 2500 Sunburst Boulevard on Saturday after receiving a report of shots fired. When officers got there, they...

 2020-07-13 14:16 

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[ Evansville ]

Dubois County Confirms 22 New Positive COVID-19 Cases...

22 new positive cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Dubois County by the local health department on Monday, July 13. Over the weekend, the Dubois County Health Department didn't release any reports on new cases in the County. These 22 new positive cas...

 2020-07-13 13:05 

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[ Evansville ]

'Please Do Not Call 911 to Report Mask Violations': Hopkins County Sheriff...

Hopkins County Sheriff Matt Sanderson is reminding Kentuckians not to call 911 on someone not wearing a mask in public. The reminder comes from the Hopkins County Sheriff following Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear's Executive Order that mandated masks t...

 2020-07-13 12:10 

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[ Evansville ]

One Killed, Two Injured in Single-Vehicle Crash in Owensboro...

Police in Owensboro are investigating after a fatal single-vehicle crash that took place on Friday, July 10. Just before midnight on Friday, the Owensboro Police Department responded to the 4400 block of Medley Rd to a single-vehicle crash with injuries. ...

 2020-07-13 11:39 

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[ Evansville ]

St. Philip's Inn Closes Temporarily After Employee Tests Positive for Coronavirus...

St. Philip's Inn, a Restaurant/Tavern in Evansville, Indiana, has temporarily closed its doors due to a positive COVID-19 test. Restaurant officials announced on Sunday that an employee of the restaurant had tested positive for COVID-19, prompting the...

 2020-07-12 23:14 

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[ Evansville ]

Man Arrested for Reportedly Firing Gun Out of Truck Window...

Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office says they have arrested a man for reportedly firing a handgun out of a truck window Saturday evening. Officials say a witness reported several shots being fired by later identified 27-year-old Osborne Wright of Evan...

 2020-07-12 23:10 

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[ Evansville ]

Henderson Dia De Los Muertos Cancelled...

The decision has been made to cancel Henderson's Dia de los Muertos celebration due to Covid-19 concerns. It was originally scheduled for November 1st. Henderson Judge Executive Brad Schneider posted to Facebook to say there was too much uncertainty a...

 2020-07-12 23:09 

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[ Evansville ]

Free Produce for Henderson County Residents...

Free fresh produce will be provided to Henderson County Residents in need. Food can be picked up at the Johnny Mathias Pavilion at the Henderson County Fairgrounds Monday form 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. This is brought in partnership with the Henderson County R...

 2020-07-12 01:40 

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[ Evansville ]

Ellis Park Increasing Protocols After Governor Beshear's Mandate on Facial Coverings...

Ellis Park Racing & Gaming is increasing their protocols following Governor Beshear's mandate regarding facial coverings. Ellis Park has been requiring masks for all patrons since July 6th, three days prior to the Governor's announcement. All empl...

 2020-07-12 01:37 

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[ Evansville ]

73 New COVID-19 Cases Reported Across Indiana Tri-State Counties...

The Indiana State Department of Health is releasing their latest numbers of COVID-19 cases across the state. Indiana State health officials say 793 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at ISDH. Health Officials say the tot...

 2020-07-12 01:21 

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[ Evansville ]

Fatal Collision in Ohio County...

In Ohio County, Kentucky State Police say one person is dead and several others are injured after a fatal collision Friday afternoon. Kentucky State Police say I-165 was shut down at the 52-mile marker because of the wreck, which involved a semi and pick-...

 2020-07-11 02:05 

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[ Evansville ]

Ellis Park Racing and Gaming Increase Protocols...

Effective immediately, Ellis Park Racing & Gaming has increased track and racing protocols in compliance with Governor Andy Beshear's statement requiring facial coverings to be worn at all times in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. All employees at Ellis ...

 2020-07-11 01:00 

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[ Evansville ]

Evansville Mask Mandate Announced by Mayor Winnecke...

Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke on Friday announced the forthcoming of a mandatory mask order for the River City. "An Executive Order is being drafted with a directive to wear a face mask to begin next Wednesday, July 15, although anyone not already w...

 2020-07-10 23:11 

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[ Evansville ]

Warrick County School Reopening Plan...

Warrick County School Corporation Friday announced its plan for guidelines for reopening schools in the fall. They will use a three-level system if a case of COVID-19 arises within the school at any given time. Green level is where students are physically...

 2020-07-10 22:18 

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[ Evansville ]

Mask Shortage in Kentucky as Mandate Takes Effect...

With the new mask mandate in Kentucky in effect at 5 p.m., comes an increased need for masks from those living and working in the bluegrass state. And businesses are already feel the urgency of stocking up, like the LandyLane Boutique in Henderson. "W...

 2020-07-10 22:10 

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[ Evansville ]

Mask Mandate Enforcement...

Now that the executive order in Kentucky mandating masks has been signed, how will the Bluegrass State ensure people follow it? The governor has already outlined the potential future if people don't abide: "The consequences of not wearing a mask w...

 2020-07-10 21:33 

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[ Evansville ]

Evansville Mandatory Face Mask Requirement...

Within the past hour Mayor, Llloyd Winnecke of Evansville announced he is in the process of drafting as executive order mandating mask to be worn in the city of Evansville. The mandate will take effect Wednesday, July 15th. Winnecke stated more details wi...

 2020-07-10 20:39 

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[ Evansville ]

Census Door Knocking Starting in Southern Indiana July 23...

If you live in Indiana and haven't filled out your 2020 census form yet, you can expect to have a visitor soon, with census door knockers fanning out across the southern region of the state starting July 23. The census bureau was already scheduled to ...

 2020-07-10 20:32 

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[ Evansville ]

Mt. Vernon High School Athlete Tests Positive for COVID-19...

A student-athlete from Mt. Vernon High School has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Posey County Health Department. In a statement on Friday, July 10th, the health department reported the athlete was asymptomatic when they last attended pract...

 2020-07-10 17:46 

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[ Evansville ]

Kentucky's Next Education Commissioner; Gov. Beshear Releases Statement...

The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) announced on Friday, July 10, that Jason Glass has been named Kentucky's next commissioner of education. Chair of the KBE Lu Young said Glass was identified as the next commissioner following a very extensive nati...

 2020-07-10 16:49 

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[ Evansville ]

University of Evansville Announces Financial Relief for Students During COVID-19 Pandemic...

The University of Evansville (UE) has announced reductions and benefits for students to ease their financial burdens amid the COVID-19 pandemic. These reductions and benefits announced by UE on July 9 are available for recent college graduates, transfer s...

 2020-07-10 16:11 

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[ Evansville ]

Vanderburgh Co. Reports 54 New Positive COVID-19 Cases...

Another 54 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Vanderburgh County were listed by the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) on Friday, July 10, in its daily COVID-19 update. That brought the number of identified cases in Vanderburgh County to a total of ...

 2020-07-10 15:14 

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[ Evansville ]

Bru Burger Closes Temporarily After Two Employees Test Positive for COVID-19...

A popular Evansville burger joint is temporarily closing after two employees there tested positive for COVID-19. Bru Burger posted on Facebook Thursday that it would temporarily be closing its doors after two of its team members tested positive for corona...

 2020-07-10 14:47 

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[ Evansville ]

Dubois County Reports Seven New Positive COVID-19 Cases...

New coronavirus information out of Dubois County was released on Friday, July 10, by the Dubois County Health Department (DCHD). DCHD on Friday announced seven new positive cases of COVID-19 within Dubois County. Friday's announcement brought Dubois C...

 2020-07-10 14:14 

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[ Evansville ]

$10,000 Cash Bond Set for Evansville Man Accused of Threatening Officials...

An Evansville man's bond has been set at $10,000 cash after police say he made threats to multiple Evansville officials. Evansville Police say 25-year-old Ebon Ellis of Evansville, Indiana, made threats against the lives of Evansville Police Departmen...

 2020-07-10 12:35 

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[ Evansville ]

Petition Calls for Mandatory Masks in Evansville and Vanderburgh County...

A new online petition favors the implementation of mandatory masks in Evansville and Vanderburgh County amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The Evansville City Council is set to vote on a proposed ordinance at its next meeting on Monday, July 13. The ordinance th...

 2020-07-10 11:47 

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[ Evansville ]

Judge Issues Temporary Restraining Order Against Beshear's COVID-19 Executive Orders...

Hours before Kentucky Governor Beshear announced his statewide mask mandate on Thursday, Scott County Circuit Judge Brian Privett issued a temporary restraining order against him in an attempt to cease the enforcement of the governor's COVID-19 execut...

 2020-07-10 03:51 

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[ Evansville ]

Mask Mandate Movements Spark Pushback...

The back-and-forth battle over masks isn't just in the Bluegrass, but across the Tri-State. In Evansville, city council members are proposing a measure to require them in public. But before they've even met to discuss it, people in the River City ...

 2020-07-10 03:13 

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[ Evansville ]

A Tri-State on Fire (Not Literally)...

Eight. Mark it, eight straight days of 90 temperatures across the Tri-State; our longest streak of such since September 1st through 8th, 2015. In addition to the heat, the humidity is further exacerbating the problem, making those highs in the mid to low ...

 2020-07-09 23:57 

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[ Evansville ]

44news Exclusive Interview: Kentucky Governor Beshear Mandates Masks...

Kentuckians are now required to wear a mask in most public situations. Gov. Andy Beshear signing an executive order on Thursday mandating mask-wearing. Starting Friday, July 10th at 5 pm anyone not wearing a mask or face covering in required public settin...

 2020-07-09 21:43 

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[ Evansville ]

Deputies Handing Out Care Packages to Children...

A program that normally gives special care packages to foster children needing extra comfort on their first few days in a new home, is now expanding — giving gifts to all children feeling the pandemic blues in a new program called "in this toget...

 2020-07-09 18:19 

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[ Evansville ]

West Side Azzip Pizza Temporarily Closes After Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19...

The Azzip Pizza restaurant on Evansville's west side is temporarily closed after an employee there tested positive for COVID-19, the company announced on Thursday. According to a Facebook post by Azzip Pizza, the company learned on the morning of July...

 2020-07-09 17:51 

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[ Evansville ]

Heat & Humidity Soaring Thursday; Afternoon Pop-Up Storms Expected...

The Tri-State kicked off the day with lows in the 60s and 70s; Evansville dropped down to 72 for a low. While it was a bit cooler than Wednesday's lows, we are going to quickly rebound into the 90s later today (marking the 8th straight day in a row in...

 2020-07-09 17:09 

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[ Evansville ]

12 New Positive COVID-19 Cases in Henderson County; 14 New Cases in Daviess County...

In Kentucky on Thursday, Henderson County reported 12 new positive cases of COVID-19, while Daviess County reported 14 new positive cases. The new positive cases are reported to the Green River District Health Department, a Kentucky health department that...

 2020-07-09 16:01 

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[ Evansville ]

Vanderburgh County Reports 42 New Positive Cases of COVID-19...

42 new positive cases of COVID-19 were reported in Vanderburgh County on Thursday, July 9, in the Indiana State Department of Health's (ISDH) daily COVID-19 update. ISDH shows this as Vanderburgh County's highest single-day increase in new positiv...

 2020-07-09 15:21 

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[ Evansville ]

Athletic Workouts at Fairfield Community High School Suspended Due to COVID-19 Concerns...

Fairfield Community High School in Fairfield, Illinois, has announced the cancelation of all athletic workouts due to a "potential COVID-19 cross-contamination situation." The high school made the announcement on Thursday on its Facebook page. Acc...

 2020-07-09 15:10 

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[ Evansville ]

COVID-19 Saliva Testing Begins at University of Illinois...

Students and staff at the University of Illinois are now being tested for COVID-19 by means of a mouth swab. The test requires participants to provide a saliva sample, meaning there's no longer the need for an invasive nasal swab. Additionally, the re...

 2020-07-09 14:42 

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[ Evansville ]

Dubois County Reports Two New Positive Cases of COVID-19...

Dubois County health officials reported two new cases of COVID-19 within the county on Thursday, July 9. According to the Dubois County Health Department, that brings the number of identified positive COVID-19 cases in the county to 290 total. So far, 249...

 2020-07-09 13:36 

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[ Evansville ]

One Dead After Head-on Collision in Henderson...

One person was killed in a head-on collision that happened in Henderson on Wednesday, July 8. Kentucky State Police Post 16 Henderson received a call about a two-vehicle crash on Wednesday around 2:50 p.m. Collision reconstruction revealed 60-year-old Dav...

 2020-07-09 12:45 

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[ Evansville ]

Better Business Bureau Warns of Fake "Mask Exemption" Cards...

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is now warning consumers of a card claiming to exempt its holder from having to wear a face mask in areas/places where one may be mandatory. The fraudulent card states that the cardholder is exempt from "any ordinance ...

 2020-07-09 12:31 

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[ Evansville ]

West Side Schnucks Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19...

An employee of the Schnucks store on Evansville's west side has tested positive for COVID-19. The employee was last at the store on Monday, July 6, and is now in quarantine after testing positive for the virus. Store officials say an extensive deep-cl...

 2020-07-09 11:50 

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[ Evansville ]

Mandatory Face Masks in Effect in Marion County...

As of Monday, July 9, everyone over the age of 2-years-old in Indiana's Marion County will be required to wear a face mask while in public. Mayor Joe Hogsett says this new initiative is aimed at stopping the spread of the coronavirus. Anyone who is in...

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