No in-person church services held Sunday, says Dawson Springs Mayor

Gov. Beshear spoke about information he got from the Hopkins County Health Department, including a church revival, which he says happened on the weekend of March 15.

  Feds recommend Americans wear face masks; NY governor says he’ll seize ventilators

"If they want to sue me for borrowing their excess ventilators to save lives, let them sue me," Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.
  • Coronavirus

  ‘A battlefield behind your home’: Deaths mount in New York

Even as the virus has slowed its growth in overwhelmed Italy and in China, where it first emerged, hospitals in Spain and France are reaching their breaking points and the U.S. and Britain are bracing for incoming waves of desperately ill people.

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IN deaths pass 100 mark; Local COVID-19 cases up by 14

  Daviess Co. Detention Center employee tests positive for COVID-19

  Nearly 10 million Americans file for unemployment in last 2 weeks

  Local businesses apply to meet payroll through Paycheck Protection Program

New COVID-19 cases in our area of KY, fourth death reported in Hopkins Co.

The Kentucky map is now showing a fourth death in Hopkins County.
  • National

  US sheds most jobs in a decade, ending record hiring streak

The U.S. shed 701,000 jobs in March in face of the new coronavirus, ending a record hiring streak after nearly 10 years.

  Sports gambling industry caught in standstill amid COVID-19 pandemic

Illinois bans activities at state parks amid virus outbreak

Employee at Carhartt’s distribution facility in Hanson tests positive for COVID-19

  Easing Anxiety in Children: Tips from RiverValley Behavioral Health

  Senior year experiences cut short for area students

  Crews fight fire at Evansville home

  KY Gov. Beshear announces 11 additional COVID-19 deaths, 100 more confirmed cases

  IHSAA cancels spring sports

  • Coronavirus

  ‘We need help’: Economic, health crises grow as cases top 1M

The bleak news Thursday — 6.6 million new unemployment claims on top of 3.3 million last week — came as the competition for scarce ventilators, masks and other protective gear seemed to grow more desperate and deaths mounted.

SPORTS

  Sports gambling industry caught in standstill amid COVID-19 pandemic

  IHSAA cancels spring sports

  Frontier League postpones start of 2020 season

  John Hall announces intent to transfer from UE

Hall is the 3rd UE player to enter the transfer portal

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  IN K-12 schools closed remainder of school year

  Deaconess now offers same day results for COVID-19 tests

  Tri-State paramedics volunteer to help in NYC

  Local animal rescue group searching for homes to foster dogs

  As unemployment skyrockets, offices are flooded with calls

Millions of Americans are trying to get through to unemployment offices after losing their jobs to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • National

  A record 10 million sought US jobless aid in past 2 weeks

The stunning report Thursday from the Labor Department showed that job cuts are mounting against the backdrop of economies in the United States and abroad that have almost certainly sunk into a severe recession as businesses have shut down across the world.

  Evansville Water & Sewer Utility reaches $1M settlement with McCurdy

UE employee tests positive for COVID-19

Temporary resident at self-isolation center passes away, cause of death is being investigated

IL Gov. Pritzker announces 715 new positive cases, 16 deaths