Monday, December 9 2013 6:37 PM EST2013-12-09 23:37:59 GMT
The IU School of Medicine has released the official request for proposal for,"the development of a multi-institutional academic health, science and research center in Evansville, Indiana."The RFP includesMore >>
The IU School of Medicine has released the official request for proposal for,"the development of a multi-institutional academic health, science and research center in Evansville, Indiana."More >>
Monday, December 9 2013 5:34 PM EST2013-12-09 22:34:19 GMT
EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) – Police are reporting a flatbed lumber semi-truck has overturned on NB I-164 between Lynch & Morgan. Police are reporting the driver is out of the truck, and seems to be okay. PoliceMore >>
A flatbed lumber semi-truck that overturned on NB I-164 between Lynch & Morgan has now been up righted. More >>
Wednesday, December 11 2013 10:27 PM EST2013-12-12 03:27:20 GMT
Habitat for Humanity celebrated the completion of its latest house just in time for Christmas. There was a dedication ceremony and open house on Wednesday afternoon at the home in the 200 block of SouthMore >>
There was a dedication ceremony and open house on Wednesday afternoon at the home in the 200 block of South Grand Avenue.More >>
(Toledo News Now) – On Thursday, the Walmart Foundation announced 12 Ohio nonprofit organizations have been awarded a total of $745,000 in grants through its State Giving Program to assist in the fight against hunger, help children in need and support community and professional development initiatives.
The grants were awarded during four check presentation ceremonies held in Columbus, Cleveland, Toledo and Sidney, where Walmart representatives joined leaders from the charitable organizations to discuss the initiatives and positive impact they are having in their respective communities.
"This year the associates and representatives from the Walmart Foundation's State Giving Council are pleased to continue its support for the war against hunger in communities around the state," said David Gose, Walmart's regional general manager for southern Ohio. "This year we looked to broaden our reach by providing support for organizations that are making a difference in the lives of women and children and the communities in which many of us live."
Among the organizations receiving grants were:
Agape Distribution (Sidney) - $75,000 for a new refrigerated food delivery truck
Boys and Girls Clubs of Cleveland (Cleveland) - $25,000 to support its Academic Success program
Cleveland Foodbank (Cleveland) - $100,000 for its cold storage expansion project
Faith Mission, Inc. (Columbus) - $50,000 to support its healthier foods program
Feed Lucas County Children (Toledo) - $50,000 to build capacity and support other community agencies
Foundation for Appalachia Ohio (Nelsonville) - $100,000 to leverage community development initiatives throughout the region
Grove City Food Pantry (Grove City) - $25,000 for food and emergency services
Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio (Columbus) - $100,000 to support healthier foods and healthier finances programs
Maryhaven (Columbus) - $25,000 to support the Women's Career Empowerment Center
The Urban League of Greater Cleveland (Cleveland) - $50,000 to support the Bridging the Gap program to provide workforce development services
National Society to Prevent Blindness – Ohio Affiliate (Statewide) - $45,000 for the Star Pupils Program
Ohio Association of Foodbanks (Statewide) - $100,000 to help build capacity of the emergency food network across the state
"Our network of 12 member Feeding America foodbanks has seen a 45 percent increase in need for emergency food assistance since the height of the recession three years ago," said Lisa Hamler-Fugitt, executive director of the Ohio Association of Foodbanks. "Walmart and the Walmart Foundation continue to recognize and elevate the vital importance of hunger relief to our local communities. Their support of our statewide hunger relief initiatives remains integral to the fulfillment of our mission to provide food and other resources to people in need, especially during historic levels of need in our state."
The contributions were made possible through the Walmart Foundation's Ohio State Giving Program. Through this program, the Walmart Foundation supports organizations that create opportunities so people can live better. The Walmart Foundation State Giving Program strives to award grants that have a longlasting, positive impact on communities across the U.S.
In 2011, Walmart stores, Sam's Club locations, along with the Walmart Foundation, gave more than $32.8 million in cash and in-kind donations to local organizations they serve in Ohio communities.
Wednesday, December 11 2013 8:41 AM EST2013-12-11 13:41:37 GMT
HENDERSON, KY (WFIE) – Two students at Henderson High School is facing expulsion after the school says "serious horseplay" occurred on other students. According to Henderson School District Public InformationMore >>
Two students at Henderson High School are facing expulsion after the school says "serious horseplay" occurred on other students.More >>
Tuesday, December 10 2013 9:08 PM EST2013-12-11 02:08:16 GMT
An Evansville mother is facing several child neglect charges. Police say a tip lead them to 29-year-old Jessica Pate's home on Jackson Avenue. Officers say during a search of her home they found threeMore >>
An Evansville mother is facing several child neglect charges.More >>
Wednesday, December 11 2013 9:22 AM EST2013-12-11 14:22:48 GMT
The hype of the Auburn Tiger's SEC win has not died down and one Auburn fan is celebrating the big win in a unique way.In Fayetteville GA, Robert Fulton is celebrating the Tiger's big SEC win by displayingMore >>
The hype of the Auburn Tigers' SEC win hasn't died down and one Auburn fan is celebrating the big win in a unique way.More >>
Tuesday, December 10 2013 11:24 PM EST2013-12-11 04:24:49 GMT
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This time of year if you haven't come down with a cold consider yourself lucky. "Most of them come from your hands. You touch surfaces, you scratch your nose, the virus gets in," said Dr. Don BucklinMore >>
This time of year if you haven't come down with a cold consider yourself lucky. More >>
Wednesday, December 11 2013 9:39 AM EST2013-12-11 14:39:39 GMT
CHEYNNE, WY (KGWN/CNN) - For the second year in a row, the Grinch is on patrol in Cheyenne, WY. With his trusty dog max and his radar gun in hand, he took to the streets Tuesday morning to remind driversMore >>
For the second year in a row, the Grinch is on patrol in Cheyenne, WY.More >>
Tuesday, December 10 2013 3:59 PM EST2013-12-10 20:59:50 GMT
On Monday December 9, 2013 at 12:20 pm the North Canton Police Department responded to 1161 North Main Street Lot 16, to investigate a report of the possibility of infant skeletal remains found in aMore >>
An investigation is underway after the skeletal remains of two infants were found in a North Canton mobile home.
Cops were called to the mobile home on North Main Street just before 12:30 p.m. on Monday.
Tuesday, December 10 2013 8:21 PM EST2013-12-11 01:21:35 GMT
Top-selling frozen pizza brand DiGiorno and its cheese supplier are cutting ties with a Wisconsin dairy farm after an animal rights group released video showing workers beating, kicking, stabbing andMore >>
Top-selling frozen pizza brand DiGiorno and its cheese supplier are cutting ties with a Wisconsin dairy farm after an animal rights group released video showing workers beating, kicking, stabbing and whipping sick and injured cows.