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Chase through Henderson puts Evansville man in jail for trying to kill officer

According to a news release, on Thursday at about 7:15 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Post 2 in Madisonville received a call from Henderson County Sheriff’s Office notifying them that they were in pursuit of a blue Town and Country van south bound on I-69/Pennyrile Parkway coming into the Post 2 di

EVANSVILLE COURIER-PRESS - 2018-08-17 18:53:00

Evansville Police: Baby's skull fractures led to parents' arrest

Malon Gott, 27, and Sabrina Ragler, 26, were charged with two counts each of child neglect resulting in serious bodily injury this week in Vanderburgh Circuit Court.

EVANSVILLE COURIER-PRESS - 2018-08-17 21:24:00

Assistant Providence Police Chief pleads guilty

Suspended Providence Police Assistant Chief Alan King entered a plea of guilty to official misconduct in Crittenden County Wednesday. The plea was entered there because of the convenience of meeting between the prosecutor and the defense, according to the Webster County Circuit Court Clerk's office.

JOURNALENTERPRISE.COM - 2018-08-17 17:24:00

MPD arrests 2 Morganfield locals with ATV vehicles

Sloan, 20 of Morganfield, was charged with receiving stolen property under $10,000, operating an ATV on the roadway, failure of non-owner/operator to maintain required insurance 1st offense, no Kentucky registration plate, failure to register/transfer registration, unauthorized use of a motor vehicl


Police news: House in county hit by gunfire; city woman arrested for drugs

At 4:21 p.m. on Wednesday, according to a news release, HPD Det. Burden and members of the Henderson Police Department executed a search warrant at 1612 Garfield Avenue. Items located in the search included drug paraphernalia, methamphetamine, various pills not in a proper container, and marijuana.

GLEANER - 2018-08-16 20:52:00

5 fun things to do in Henderson this weekend

Ranky Tanky released their eponymous debut on in late 2017. By December of that year, the group had been profiled on NPR’s Fresh Air with Terry Gross and their album soared to the No. 1 position on the Billboard, I-Tunes and Amazon Jazz Charts.

GLEANER - 2018-08-16 17:40:00

It's okay; I'll let you eat at my Popeyes chicken restaurant

Oh, I know what you’re thinking. All of Henderson is getting a Popeyes. But check your text messages, voicemail and social media feeds from August 8. Did approximately elventy billion people reach out to give you a figurative high five when the word got out? No?

EVANSVILLE COURIER-PRESS - 2018-08-16 22:57:00

With more speed, Henderson County will try to get offense going against Reitz

HENDERSON, Ky. – With new faces surrounding veteran quarterback Skip Patterson in the backfield and receiver positions, Henderson County envisions using its speed to open up its offense for Patterson’s power running game.

GLEANER - 2018-08-16 19:02:00

Spottsville Monster may be subject of documentary

"I took a photo of that bridge that goes across the Green River ... I had posted the photo and somebody chimed in and said 'Is that in Spottsville?", explained Keenan Powell. "And I said I had no idea, and I started looking up Spottsville and the first thing I came across was the Spottsville Monster


Downtown Evansville's Civic Center being evacuated for report of gas leak

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — The Civic Center is being evacuated after a report of a gas leak around 1 p.m. Thursday, officials confirmed.

EVANSVILLE COURIER-PRESS - 2018-08-16 19:08:00

Judgement day nears for Farmer & Frenchman: Supporters, foes brace for referendum

HENDERSON, Ky. — Hubert and Katy Mussat are cautiously optimistic that on Aug. 28, a majority of voters in southern Henderson County will let them keep pursuing their dream.

EVANSVILLE COURIER-PRESS - 2018-08-16 21:32:00

Fatal House Fire Claims One Life in Shawneetown - 44News | Evansville, IN

A house fire in Shawneetown, Illinois has claimed the life of one individual.The Shawneetown Fire Department responded to a house fire in Old Shawneetown at 1:49AM.Officials say a female was found inside the home at 960 Walnut Street. The Gallatin County Coroner was called to the scene.The cause for


Henderson County Schools uncover history

We will be celebrating HCS history very soon! More exciting details and announcements to come. We found NMS history when our old bleachers were torn out this summer and we wanted to share it! In 1954, notice there was no highway, football field, or front drive.#WeareHCSpic.twitter.com/jjy6XW6gty— He


Dawson man indicted for murder

The man accused in the stabbing death of a Sebree man was indicted on a sole count of first-degree murder last Wednesday by the Webster County Grand Jury. He was arraigned in Webster Circuit Court the same day.Christopher Johnston, 23 of Dawson Springs, will appear for a pretrial conference in circu


Police: Box cutter attack leads to Evansville woman's arrest

(Photo: Supplied/Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office)EVANSVILLE, Ind. — An Evansville woman accused of cutting another woman’s throat with a box cutter was arrested Wednesday morning.Evansville Police say the victim identified her attacker as 26-year-old Abby Ballard.Ballard reportedly walked up beh


Former Evansville man sentenced in massive fraud scheme

United States Attorney Josh J. Minkler said Kent W. Cutchin, 62, formerly of Evansville, pleaded guilty to possessing forged securities, money laundering and filing false tax returns.


Booze on the ballot in two Webster County cities

While state law does not permit cities to go wet by voting precincts, it does allow the opposite. Even if the wet/dry vote passes, residents will then have the option to petition a similar vote to make certain precincts within the community alcohol free.


Due in court: Man charged with murder in connection with body found at Ellis Park in 2017

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Greg Sutton out of District Court judge's race

"I am working as Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney for William I. (Bill) Markwell in the 51st Judicial Circuit (Henderson County)," he wrote in an email. "This is a wonderful opportunity for me to work in the legal profession in my hometown -- in a community I care deeply about, and to work to pursu


Police pursuit ends with car crashing into building

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