Vandal tags several spots in Evansville’s arts district

The Haynie’s Corner Arts District in Evansville has been hit by an unwelcome vandal. At least half a dozen different areas are now marked by graffiti.

  Last-ditch virus aid talks collapse; no help for jobless now

A breakdown in the talks would put at risk more than $100 billion to help reopen schools, a fresh round of $1,200 direct payments to most people and hundreds of billions of dollars for state and local governments to help them avoid furloughing workers and cutting services as tax revenues shrivel.
  • National

  Macron promises help, Beirut residents vent fury at leaders

Lebanese officials targeted in the investigation of the massive blast that tore through Beirut sought to shift blame for the presence of explosives at the city’s port, and the visiting French president warned Thursday that without serious reforms the country would “continue to sink.”

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  IHSAA gives new guidance for fans at fall sports

  First look inside EVSC classrooms ahead of 2020-2021 school year

  Henderson officials hold dedication ceremony for new footbridge in Atkinson Park

  Salvation Army hosting ‘Stuff the Bus’ campaign in Evansville this weekend

  Henderson police investigating shooting that left 1 injured

The Henderson Police Department is investigating a Thursday night shooting that sent one to the hospital.
  • Coronavirus

  US hiring slows in July as signs of lasting damage emerge

The United States added 1.8 million jobs in July, a pullback from the gains of May and June and evidence that the resurgent coronavirus is weakening hiring and the economic rebound.

  Diesel fuel released into White River in Pike Co.

  Mt. Vernon holds 1st day of school with changes in place to keep everyone safe

  Fatality under investigation at Posey Co. ethanol plant

  CMOE opens new outdoor sandbox exhibit for kids

EPD investigating baby death

  Sheriff’s Office: Wanted man arrested after getting stuck in chimney

Traffic Alert: Part of 1st Street closed in Huntingburg due to water main break

IL Gov. Pritzker announces new rules, signs bill for frontline worker protections

  • National

  Warnings flashed for years of explosives at heart of Beirut

Rescue teams are searching the rubble of Beirut’s port for bodies nearly three days after a massive explosion sent a wave of destruction through Lebanon’s capital, killing nearly 150 people and wounding thousands.

SPORTS

  WATCH LIVE: Ellis Park RunHappy Derby coverage starts 4 p.m. Sunday

  NCAA Division II cancels fall championships

USI and Evansville Sports Corporation were slated to host the NCAA II Cross Country Midwest Regional November 7 and the NCAA II Cross Country Championships November 21 at Angel Mounds in Evansville.

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  Daviess Co. holds ‘stuff the bus’ event

  CountryMark donates $10K worth of masks to North Posey, Mt. Vernon schools

  ‘Cover the Cruiser’ campaign raises $16K for Special Olympics Kentucky

Police: At least 30 rounds fired during overnight shooting

  Daviess Co. Fiscal Court votes to relocate Confederate statue

The Daviess County Fiscal Court voted unanimously Thursday in favor of the Confederate monument's relocation from the county courthouse lawn, where the statue has sat for more than a century.

  Apollo High School holds in-person graduation for Class of 2020

  EPD searching for man accused of stealing car, using victim’s credit card

  Muhlenberg Co. Schools releases hybrid learning plan for students

  KY Gov. Beshear announces mask mandate extension

  EVSC prepares for opening day