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

Funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act will be used to complete the sewer upgrades.

  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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7-year-old Alabama girl helps to fund her own brain surgery

While the 7-year-old girl’s story has warmed plenty of hearts, some are outraged over the idea that a child facing brain surgery would feel a need to raise funds for her own care.

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  Sheriff: 45 inmates at Gibson County Jail test positive for COVID-19

  Ky. Gov. Beshear announces 157 new COVID-19 vaccine sites

  Indiana begins to vaccinate Hoosiers ages 50 and older

  Owensboro’s March Rooster Booster highlights impact of women throughout community

  Tropicana Evansville updates COVID-19 restrictions

Guests are now allowed to smoke and drink again while gaming at a slot machine.
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  By slimmest of margins, Senate takes up $1.9T relief, stimulus checks bill

It’s widely expected the Senate will approve the bill and the House will whisk it to Biden for his signature by mid-March, handing him a crucial early legislative victory.

  Deaconess President provides coronavirus and vaccine updates

  Daviess Co. utility relief could soon help companies, customers

  Fairfield Memorial hosts COVID-19 vaccine clinic

  Owensboro preschool creates guest reading program for students

  Evansville man arrested for animal cruelty charges makes first court appearance

  Lawsuit claims USI discriminated against student due to medical condition

  Vectren begins transition to CenterPoint Energy

  Officials investigating vandalism acts at Bourland Park in Webster Co.

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  White House says relief checks to go to most who got December payment

Under the current Senate bill, the Biden administration estimates that 158.5 million households will receive direct payments, according to the White House official who insisted on anonymity to discuss private conversations.

SPORTS

  Men’s OVC Tournament: #4 Jacksonville St. vs #5 Murray St.

  Men’s OVC Tournament: #1 Belmont vs. #8 SIU Edwardsville

Before making the trek to Evansville, Belmont head coach Casey Alexander spoke with the media regarding the differences in this year’s tournament.

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  Police looking for suspects involved in catalytic converter thefts on N. Fulton Ave.

No injuries reported in early morning house fire in Princeton

Tickets for NCAA DII Men’s Basketball Midwest Regional on sale Fri.

Boil advisory issued for some Muhlenberg Co. Water customers

Kentucky Senate backs bill requiring schools to reopen

The Kentucky Senate has voted to require schools to reopen in-person instruction by late March.

  Watch: Cows get loose during semi fire in Gibson Co.

Rides on Ohio River Scenic Railway canceled this weekend due to rising water levels

  Vanderburgh Co. Council green lights design work for hopes of expanding courts

  ISP troopers find 48 grams of THC wax, marijuana during traffic stop

  Hoosiers 50 and older now eligible to get COVID-19 vaccine