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Sturgis firm lands OMU internet contract

Ervin Cable Construction of Sturgis was awarded a contract on Thursday to build the next phase of the Owensboro Municipal Utility's Fiber to the Home internet service, which is being expanded throughout the city. The OMU board approved Ervin Cable's bid of $1.57 million to extend high-speed internet


IDA agrees to look at allowing archery team to use Carhartt building

Webster County's archery program may be one step closer to having its own home, thanks to an vote last Tuesday by the Industrial Development Authority (IDA), the county appointed board that officially owns the building. But archers and boosters shouldn't hold their breath quite yet, as the issue is

JOURNALENTERPRISE.COM - 2017-09-20 16:15:00

Madisonville businesswoman dies in Saturday crash

The Kentucky State Police is investigating a weekend vehicle accident that took the lives of a prominent area businesswoman and an elderly Indiana resident. Sonja Adams, 40, of Nortonville was killed at approximately 3:40 p.m. Saturday near the Mortons Gap exit of Interstate 69 when her Toyota sedan

KENTUCKY NEW ERA - 2017-09-20 13:15:00

Madisonville, Dawson Springs police release latest crime reports

The Dawson Springs Police Department released the following reports this week: Alexus J. Floyd, 18, Dawson Springs, was charged Sept. 12 with theft by unlawful taking or disposition shoplifting under $500 and tampering with physical evidence. Carroll J. Reeves, 45, Dawson Springs, was charged Wedn


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

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

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

HCHS 2017 football Homecoming court announced

The male and female members of Henderson's 2017 Fall Homecoming Court are pictured below. The homecoming game, between the Henderson County Colonels and Ohio County, is set for Friday evening at 7 p.m. at Colonel Stadium. Students at the high school have been celebrating Spirit Week in the days lead

GLEANER - 2017-09-21 16:53:27

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


Kentucky county joins lawsuit targeting opioid distributors

HENDERSON, Ky. (AP) - A Kentucky county is joining a multi-county, multi-state effort to sue opioid distributors to recoup costs associated with the drug epidemic. The Henderson County Fiscal Court voted unanimously Tuesday pursue litigation, after a presentation by attorney Jeff Gaddy of Levin, Pap

MESSENGER - 2017-09-21 10:15:10

Carter returns to take medalist honors

HENDERSON - Playing in her first match since getting a cut on her finger that required four stitches, Payton Carter took medalist honors by shooting a 38 Wednesday in Henderson County's dual match with Apollo at Henderson Country Club. Kenna Newsome shot 44 and Kally Priest added a 46 for the Lady C

GLEANER - 2017-09-21 02:50:40

HFD, ISP Team Up for Car Seat Checks

Safety is the number one thing that comes to mind for most when raising a child. In order to keep children safe, Indiana State Police teamed up with the Henderson Fire Department to offer a free car seat check up on Wednesday. After seeing quite a few people come to the fire station asking for help,

WTVW - 2017-09-20 21:54:28

Pension fix proposal may do more harm than good

While I appreciate the Governor's efforts to address Kentucky's pension challenges, I fear the proposals would only enhance our problems further. Kentucky's public pensions face very real challenges, but imploding the pension systems that provide benefits promised, and legally protected, to our curr

PRINCETON TIMES LEADER - 2017-09-20 05:00:00

Audubon seeks vendors for energy program

Bids from energy and fuel vendors are being requested by Audubon Area Community Services for its Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Vendors supplying fuel sources for electrical, propane, kerosene, coal and wood heating are needed for LIHEAP to assist eligible clients from Nov. 6 to


Earthquake rattles Tri-State - Tri-State News, Weather & Sports

There was some rumbling Tuesday morning in the Tri-State, and it wasn't just the storms moving through the area. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, a 3.8 magnitude earthquake happened around 6:45 a.m. near the Illinois and Indiana border. Viewers from around the area reported feeling the tremo

14NEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 13:37:43

Henderson Fiscal Court joins opioid lawsuit

HENDERSON -- Henderson County Fiscal Court is joining other Kentucky counties and several states in suing opioid distributors as an attempt to redeem some of the costs associated with the drug epidemic. Jeff Gaddy, an attorney with Levin, Papantonio, Thomas, Mitchell, Rafferty and Proctor, PA from

GLEANER - 2017-09-19 20:34:16

Banned books get spotlight at EVPL

Celebrating Banned Books Week is not just about putting a spotlight on controversial books at Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library. Nancy Higgs, North Park branch experience manager, said she wants people to be aware that book banning is not a thing of the past. "People are still challenging books

EVANSVILLE COURIER-PRESS - 2017-09-21 20:38:20

Microbrewery Parking Motion Granted on Conditions

A planned microbrewery on W. Franklin St. in Evansville gets the go-ahead to use less parking than city code requires. Maiden's Brew Pub is using the Old Magic Moments building at Wabash Ave. and 9th Ave. Current city code calls for the business to have 90 parking spots. Owners orginally asked for t

WTVW - 2017-09-21 23:12:05

Event to bring buses back to Greyhound Station

Dan Holter with "The Bus Boys" encourages people to come out to the Vintage Bus Rally at the old Greyhound bus station in Downtown Evansville. MaCabe Brown - Digital Content Producer The historic Greyhound Terminal, now home to BRU Burger Bar, will once again see buses this weekend. Around 110 res

EVANSVILLE COURIER-PRESS - 2017-09-21 21:14:17

Southwest Indiana Chamber hands out 2017 awards

The Southwest Indiana Chamber on Thursday handed out its 2017 awards during the business group's annual meeting and dinner with more than 600 attendees at Old National Events Plaza. The winners: * Norman P. Wagner Business of the Year: Deaconess Hospital * Richard A. Schlottman Business Person of th

EVANSVILLE COURIER-PRESS - 2017-09-22 01:50:14