Ky. House passes measure allowing to-go alcoholic drinks permanently

Take-home alcoholic drinks would become a permanent feature in Kentucky under a bill that has won final approval.

  Senate Dems strike jobless aid deal, relief and stimulus checks bill OK in sight

The bill would provide direct payments of up to $1,400 to most Americans and money for COVID-19 vaccines and testing, aid to state and local governments, help for schools and the airline industry and subsidies for health insurance.
  • National

  Guatemala woman, 23, is among 13 killed in California crash

The California Highway Patrol says nine migrants in an SUV packed with 25 people that drove through an opening in a border wall suffered major injuries after their vehicle slammed into a tractor-trailer and killed 13 others inside.

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  OVC basketball tournament brings economic benefit to Evansville businesses

  Hoops Live Scoreboard, Week 9

  Prayer Walk for COVID patients in Jasper

  Owensboro pharmacy gets Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Burlington coming to Owensboro this spring

A new Burlington store is headed to Owensboro this spring.
  • Coronavirus

  Senate Dems strike jobless aid deal, relief and stimulus checks bill OK in sight

Eight Democrats voted against the proposal, suggesting that Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and other progressives vowing to continue the fight in coming months will face a difficult fight.

Warrick Co. Commissioners host virtual open house for new infrastructure plan

  Green River District reports 1 new COVID-19 death along with 22 new cases

  Police: Owensboro man arrested following Jan. crash that sent 3 to the hospital

4 new COVID-19 cases reported in our Illinois counties

  Coroner releases name of cyclist who died after Thurs. collision

  COVID-19 Crisis Response Fund Announces $150K match from Welborn Baptist Foundation

5 more local Hoosiers die of COVID-19; 29 new cases reported in Gibson Co.

Power outage to affect some HMP&L customers

  • National

  Jump in hiring fuels optimism for US economic recovery

Unemployment fell from 6.3% to 6.2%, the Labor Department reported Friday. That is down dramatically from 14.8% last April.

SPORTS

  Women’s OVC Tournament: #2 Belmont vs. #6 Murray State

  Boys 1A Basketball Sectional Semifinal: Vincennes Rivet vs. Wood Memorial

  Boys 1A Basketball Sectional Semifinal: Springs Valley vs. Day School

  Boys 2A Basketball Sectional Semifinal: Tecumseh vs. South Spencer

  Boys 3A Basketball Sectional Semifinal: Gibson So. vs. Boonville

Gibson Southern (4-11) vs. Boonville (3-12) boys basketball highlights.

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  Alcoa Foundation awards $30K to Youth First

More businesses coming to Promenade in Evansville

Work on stoplight at First Ave. & Mill Rd. set for Mon.

  ISP: Man arrested after driving wrong-way on I-64 while over 3x legal alcohol limit

  Evansville’s Parks Department looking for summer help

Summer jobs are now up for grabs at Evansville’s Parks Department.

  Job fair in Henderson happening next week

  Logan’s Promise offering safe rides every weekend this month

  McCutchanville Fire Department to hold annual chili fundraiser

  Union Co. awarded $3M grant for critical water system improvements

  Vanderburgh Co. receives over $771k grant for Green River Road Trail