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Gabe's Tower ownership questions multiply

In an interview in which Georgette participated with the newspaper before his public comments Tuesday, more than a month after that email was sent, he said he was in the process of purchasing the building from its current owner Bob Zimmerman.


Nonviolent Owensboro plans July documentary film series

Topics this year are the life and work of Martin Luther King, Jr., families dealing with the Great Recession of 2008 and sacrifices an activist makes to fight global warming.


Owensboro Transit System participates in 'Dump the Pump Day'

Owensboro Transit Systems, and others nationwide, are encouraging more people to leave their cars at home, and let them do the driving for free.

WTVW - 2018-06-21 23:07:26

OMU plans to buy power from Big Rivers Electric Corp.

Once the city's coal-fired Elmer Smith Station electric plant is decommissioned, most likely in 2020 and well ahead of prior schedules, Owensboro Municipal Utilities will purchase most of its future power from Big Rivers Electric Corp.


God using this woman to preach, lead

Tomorrow the Asbury United Methodist Church will celebrate the second year of my having served as their pastor, as well as my re-assignment for a third year by Bishop Leonard Fairley the episcopal leader of the Kentucky Annual Conference United Methodist. There will be two worship services, 10:30 a.


Owensboro, Kentucky, steps up with $15M bluegrass museum and more

The Ohio River has always been a drawing card for the many towns and cities that exist along its banks. One such place, however, has stepped up and changed its look and groove in a big way.Located about 300 miles from Huntington via Interstate 64, Owensboro, Kentucky, was forever known as an out-of-


Owensboro's Reece Calvert throws three-hitter in win over Henderson Flash

Calvert, a senior at Western Kentucky University, was perfect through 4 1/3 innings until he gave up a single down the right-field line to Aaron Euler.

GLEANER - 2018-06-23 04:56:00

Three Individuals Accused of Spending Counterfeit Money Arrested - 44News | Evansville, IN

Authorities say that a third suspect, Chelsea Hager, came inside to get the cash then took off with Uppencamp.

WEVV.COM - 2018-06-22 21:49:30

Domestic Dispute Leads to Deadly Shooting - 44News | Evansville, IN

June 21st, 2018Tyrone MorrisIndiana,Posey CountyOne person is dead following a shooting in Posey County.It happened on Wade Road outside of Wadesville.Authorities have blocked Wade Road and are asking drivers to avoid the area.Crews are on the scene gathering information.44News will have more inform

WEVV.COM - 2018-06-22 03:41:25

Deportations have separated families in Owensboro, officials say

Officials in Owensboro, such as the Most Rev. William Medley, bishop of the Diocese of Owensboro, and Susan Montalvo-Gesser, the head of the Owensboro Kentucky Legal Aid office, said they are aware of families that have been separated in Owensboro when a family member is detained for deportation by


Reinforcement work beginning on Audubon Park Lake

HENDERSON - With sight preparation done, work is beginning in earnest to reinforce the dam for Audubon State Park's 25-acre main lake, which sits just off busy U.S. 41-North.

GLEANER - 2018-06-21 18:19:00

To Do Today: Friday, June 22

• The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 696 serve catfish plates, burgers and pork tenderloins from 5 to 7 p.m. each Friday at the post, 311 Veterans Blvd. All proceeds help homeless veterans and fund veterans programs.


Woman gets prison in fatal motel beating of boyfriend

The Evansville Courier & Press reports55-year-old Cheryl Rumsey was sentenced Thursday to 20 years, including five years of probation, after earlier pleading guilty to voluntary manslaughter. She originally was charged with murder in the August 2017 death of 53-year-old Paul Phillips.

WTHR - 2018-06-22 15:44:50

Owensboro's Famous Bistro remains a top dining destination after 25 years

OWENSBORO, Ky. — It takes something special to become a local restaurant classic, with food that stays in the forefront of diners’ minds decade after decade, facing down new hot spots with calm quality, outlasting food trends or embracing them into the brand (or creating them), and steadily producin


Newburgh man arrested after giving teenaged son loaded handgun for Lyft ride

According to a news release from the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office, Adam Meece, 35, was supposed to bring his 14-year-old son home to his mother's West side home on Upper Mount Vernon Road Tuesday night. Instead, he had the teenager call for a Lyft driver, giving him a handgun and a knife for


A new chapter in Gabe's Tower saga: veterans organization enters the fray

Ron Georgette briefed the Owensboro City Commission Tuesday night during a public comment period regarding his plans. Georgette, who said he is a U.S. Army veteran, is the leader and founder of Operation Stand Down Kentucky, which works on behalf of some local veterans as their fiduciary for U.S. De


Garden of Hope: Owensboro Regional Recovery takes up gardening

Photo by Alan Warren, Messenger-Inquirer/awarren@messenger-inquirer.com Robert Wilson, right, nicknamed the “garden gnome” and Dana Ahart, left, check on squash plants on Tuesday in the Garden of Hope at the Owensboro Regional Recovery.


Legacy Owensboro signs letter of intent to purchase Malco Cinema building

Legacy Churches, which has locations in Owensboro, Nashville and Lexington, leases its current building at 3300 Frederica St.


Corydon chase ends with drug arrest

According to the police report, "Deputies arrived in the area and initially were unable to locate Byrne who was said to be in an older model Chevy pickup. A deputy later saw in the distance a pickup matching the description given on Vayden Street and as the deputy approached, the vehicle took off to


Former Kentucky police officer convicted of arrest without probable cause

Dukes is a former sergeant with the Providence, Kentucky, Police Department. His lawyer, William M. Butler Jr., didn't immediately respond to an email seeking comment.