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City of Henderson currently experiencing phone issues

HENDERSON - The city of Henderson's main telephone equipment is out of service and cannot receive incoming calls, although there is a limited work-around in place. Donna Stinnett, the city's public information officer, said AT&T is aware of the problem and reports that it will not be repaired until

GLEANER - 2017-09-22 16:20:13

Traffic Shift Planned Along HWY 60 Near Henderson Community College

A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is planning a traffic shift along Highway 60 in front of Henderson Community College. All traffic will move to the inside lanes of the new section of roadway sometime Friday afternoon. This will allow crews to finish work along the outside lanes a

WEVV.COM - 2017-09-22 15:01:48

Police: Evansville woman jailed for role in May shooting

An Evansville woman is in jail after the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office connected her to a shooting back in May. Amy Grannan, 45, is in jail facing a felony charge of criminal recklessness. Detectives say after a spent bullet was found in another woman's home, they were able to use ballistics a

14NEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 21:31:41

Evansville Nursing Home Accused of Racist Practices

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is suing an Evansville Nursing Home Group, accusing them of racists practices. Management, staff and residents are also accused of using racial slurs toward African-American workers. The complaint states the Village at Hamilton Pointe and TLC Manage

WEVV.COM - 2017-09-21 21:34:46

Council members propose income tax increase in Vanderburgh Co.

If you work in Evansville or Vanderburgh County, you could soon pay more in income taxes. City Council is proposing a 0.2% income tax increase. Council members tell us it comes out to about $80 a year. That's based on the average income of $48,000 for people who work in the city and county. If the

14NEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 20:23:21

Lawsuit Filed In Connection To Deadly I-69 Rollover Accident

Another lawsuit is filed in connection to a deadly van rollover crash two years ago on Interstate 69 in Gibson County. At the time of the crash the 16-passenger van held more than 20 passengers, who were Haitian workers for Ameriqual. Now a wrongful death lawsuit is being filed on behalf of a victim

WEVV.COM - 2017-09-22 17:25:58

Community Resource Fair set for Friday

A Community Resource Fair is being held Friday, Sept. 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Henderson Housing Authority Gym at 111 S. Adams St. The Tri-State Food Bank will be on site for a food giveaway, and there will also be free health screenings and flu shots as well as information about affordable

GLEANER - 2017-09-21 23:31:59

Crop yields expected to be 'average'

While out in a field harvesting late Friday morning, Camille Lambert said crops, so far, are "looking good." Lambert is the agriculture extension agent for Henderson County through the University of Kentucky. She said the crops that were planted early this year look great, which isn't out of the ord

GLEANER - 2017-09-22 19:58:07

Downtown parking to be discussed at commission meeting

It's been talked about in groups such as the Kyndle economic development agency and the Downtown Henderson Project. It has even spurred some lively debates on Facebook. And on Tuesday, the subject of parking in Henderson's Central Business District will be opened up at the Henderson City Commission

GLEANER - 2017-09-22 17:53:19

Art of Recycling gives artists new opportunities

HENDERSON -- Marcia Baker has had a decades-long relationship with art -- an admirer, purchaser and recently an advocate as outgoing president of the Ohio Valley Art League. But artist was never a title she'd held. Until now. The Henderson woman said the biannual OVAL art show the Art of Recycling

GLEANER - 2017-09-22 14:41:32

Alliance touts benefits of I-69 project

The benefits of Interstate 69 were brought home Thursday when I69 Industry Alliance President Kent Waide announced a large Mexican freight company had signed an agreement with Carhartt. Waide said the agreement between Carhartt and Potosinos, "the UPS of Mexico," is an example how Hopkins County is

MESSENGER - 2017-09-22 05:00:00

Two arrested for allegedly trafficking in meth

Detectives with the Pennyrile Narcotics Task Force and the Henderson County Sheriff's Office have arrested two Henderson men on warrants for trafficking in methamphetamine near the corner of Center and Alvasia streets. According to a press release, detectives conducted a controlled buy that was set

GLEANER - 2017-09-21 23:02:07

Grants available for child abuse and neglect prevention

Funds are available through grants from Green River Area Development District for programs aimed at preventing child abuse and neglect. The Community Collaboration for Children (CCC) program from GRADD is offering $3,500 in grants to organizations developing or maintaining programs in Daviess, Hanco


Crews Begin to Clean Up Trash at Evansville Property

Crews clean up a property once full of trash and debris on Evansville's south side the day after Eyewitness News profiled it. First thing Thursday morning, crews from the property management company began the unenviable task of cleaning up the large piles of trash left behind by the former tenants o

WTVW - 2017-09-21 22:56:25

Evansville City Council to Consider Income Tax Rate Increase

The Evansville City Council will take up on first reading an ordinance that would raise the local option income tax for people living and working in Evansville and Vanderburgh County. The 0.2% increase in the income tax could generate nearly $8 million a year and would be exclusively earmarked for p

WTVW - 2017-09-21 23:21:50

Owensboro Police Looking to Identify Theft Suspects

Owensboro Police are trying to identify two theft suspects in connection to a shoplifting incident at Shoe Stop. The theft happened Saturday, September 16th around 11 a.m. Police say a man and woman stole $155 worth of merchandise at the business located on Frederica Street. If you have any informat

WEVV.COM - 2017-09-22 15:15:06

More Than 50 Pounds Of Pot Found After Traffic Accident In Posey Co.

More than 50 pounds of marijuana is discovered after a man rear-ends another vehicle in Posey County. The accident happened around 5:20 a.m. at the Poseyville I-64 exit ramp. Posey County Sheriff's Deputies say 25-year-old Christopher Quiroz, of Dallas, Texas, rear-ended a vehicle, but during the in

WEVV.COM - 2017-09-22 19:57:28

Two Teens Arrested In Connection With Saline County Shooting

Two teens have been arrested in connection with a shooting in Saline County earlier this week. 19-year-old Welsey Mayberry is charged with Obstruction of Justice and Robbery. A 16-year-old juvenile is charged with Attempted Murder and Robbery. On Wednesday, authorities say 33-year-old Adam Smith wen

WEVV.COM - 2017-09-22 19:06:00

More Than 200 Quilts On Display For Harvest Of Quilts

More than 200 quilts are on display in down Evansville for the 2017 Harvest of Quilts. The quilt and craft show features hand-made crafts for sale at the Old National Events plaza. Organizers say it's a great way to get an early start on Christmas shopping. This year's event also features a live auc

WEVV.COM - 2017-09-22 18:31:25

Madisonville Teens Arrested After Police Find Stolen Items From Reported Burglaries In The Area

Two Madisonville teens are behind bars after police say they found stolen items in a home that matched items from reported burglaries in the area. Monica Pass and De'Antre Mayes are facing several charges, including Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Wanton Endangerment, and Receiving Stolen Property

WEVV.COM - 2017-09-22 17:28:17