Evansville church hosting community food share event

The Christian Fellowship Church is hosting a community food share event Saturday where the church will present a free food box giveaway.

  2020 Vanderburgh County Fair canceled due to COVID-19

  EVPL set to launch curbside pickup service on Mon.

  Ford Center, Victory Theatre ask public to take survey to help with reopening plans

  Evansville officials initiate COVID-19 College Challenge in effort to raise $6M

  Evansville family shelter seeking donations to accommodate more residents

  Owensboro-Daviess Co. Veterans Organization finds way to honor veterans amid pandemic

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  Owensboro neighborhood hosts Memorial Day picnic

  Sunset Cemetery holds Memorial Day service

  Hamilton Pointe resident celebrates COVID-19 recovery

  Owensboro church delays restart date for in-person services due to COVID-19 exposure

  Evansville playgrounds remain closed as statewide reopening plans move forward

  Evansville Sig School holds end-of-year parade for students

  BJ’s Home Accents closes after 41 years of business

After 41 years of business, BJ’s Home Accents in Newburgh is closing for good.

  Henderson Co. Schools launches summer feeding program on Thurs.

Program officials say meals are provided for free for any child that is 18-years-old and younger.

  Habitat for Humanity chapter expanding to nearby KY counties

Habitat for Humanity of Hopkins County is expanding to serve more parts of western Kentucky through a newly formed entity called the “Pennyrile Region.”

  Local family who created foundation in son’s honor to give away scholarships this weekend

A local family has created a foundation in honor of their son, who passed away just over two years ago from binge drinking.

  Tri-State Food Bank’s expansion project nears completion

COVID-19 Crisis Response Fund announce 2nd, 3rd round funding recipients

  DCPS summer feeding program starts Monday

  ‘He is an icon’: Winslow community honors retired town marshal with terminal illness

  Owensboro parishes prepare for Catholic Mass to resume next week

  Owensboro Regional Farmers Market reopens with COVID-19 restrictions

  Evansville woman organizes group run to honor Ahmaud Arbery

One local woman did her part this weekend to spread awareness and honor the memory of Ahmaud Arbery, the 25-year-old man whose death has sparked nationwide controversy.

  Evansville’s ‘Fireworks on the Ohio’ cancelled for 2020

The Downtown Evansville Economic Improvement District has announced the cancellation of 2020 July Fourth fireworks display due to ongoing concerns related to the COVID-19 crisis.

  DCPS holds bike helmet giveaway for local students

Families who were picking up their last meals from Daviess County Public Schools through the district’s food pickup program also received free bicycle helmets on Friday afternoon.

  Swimming pool sales receive boost in midst of COVID-19 quarantine

Families all over the Tri-State are looking for more things to do at home as summer begins, so some are looking at buying above ground swimming pools.

  IN places of worship resume in-person services

Abundant Faith Church welcomed back church members for the first time in nearly two months on Sunday.

  Evansville restaurant hosts Mother’s Day carryout brunch

This year, Mother’s Day didn’t have the same feeling as the ones that came before due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Nevertheless, one local restaurant is helping families celebrate the joyous occasion.

  Evansville church prepares to resume in-person services on Sun.

Leadership at Abundant Faith Church is doing everything they can to make sure their members feel safe on their first Sunday back in the building in nearly two months.

  Tell City nursing home holds Mother’s Day drive-by parade

The senior living facility at Oakwood Health Campus in Tell City held a Mother’s Day drive-by parade on Saturday.

  Bar-B-Q Festival officials serve free mutton sandwiches in downtown Owensboro

International Bar-B-Q Festival officials said more than 1,000 sandwiches were given away in Daviess County on Saturday.

  Owensboro community reflects on canceled International Bar-B-Q Festival

The festival’s board of directors announced back in March that based on guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), officials felt it was best to call off the event.

  Family of Evansville couple place signs on pair’s front yard to celebrate 60th anniversary

John and Elaine Reid both fall into the high-risk category for COVID-19, so their family wasn’t able to visit them for the special occasion, but that didn’t stop their kids from celebrating the big day.

  Henderson city leaders unveil temporary sign to honor Memorial Day cross display

The Memorial Day cross display will not be assembled in Henderson this year due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

  Families, nursing homes making special preparations for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is just two days away, and florists all over the Tri-State are working hard to fill orders.

  Catholic Diocese of Evansville plans to resume in-person masses starting May 18

The Catholic Diocese of Evansville announced Thursday that public liturgies can resume beginning on Monday, May 18.

  Giving Tuesday sparks hope, non-profits ask for your help

Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving and unity, and several non-profits and organizations are asking for your help.

  Signature Healthcare of Newburgh honors nurse who died from COVID-19

Groups of people gathered on Sunday to honor a local nurse who lost her life last week due to complications with COVID-19.

  Evansville neighborhood holds socially distanced concert

With every clap, tap and key, one Evansville neighborhood brought joy during a time where many are struggling to see the light.

  Community honors Memorial HS administrator who recently passed away

Dozens of students, teachers and faculty at Memorial High School gathered to honor Assistant Principal Lisa Popham on Friday.

  Boys and Girls Club of Evansville surprises families with free food and toys

The Boys and Girls Club of Evansville has been shut down the last six weeks because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, but the group provided a fun surprise for some of its member families on Friday.

  Eastland Mall hosts drive-thru food drive on Fri.

Volunteers collected food to support the Tri-State Food Bank during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  Churches start creating plans to welcome people back for in-person services

Churches across Indiana can resume in-person services with some restrictions starting on May 8.

Read Evansville joins Feed Evansville to provide books for students over summer

Read Evansville is joining with Feed Evansville to distribute books to families throughout the city.

  Flourish Plant-Based Eatery gets boost from Good Samaritans

The owners say they served about 75 customers, and they plan on having a soft and grand opening very soon.

Boys & Girls Club of Evansville to deliver lunch to 100 members

Staff with the Boys & Girls Club of Evansville will be delivering lunch to 100 club members on Friday.

  City of Evansville strives to bring food security to local communities

Lines were wrapped around school buildings as families waited to receive free food from the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation and Amariqual on Wednesday.

Salvation Army to distribute groceries to those affected by COVID-19 pandemic

The Salvation Army will be distributing groceries to those who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic on Tuesday.

  Hopkins Co. Sheriff’s Deputy Terry Vick laid to rest

Several first responders and community members paid their respects to the late deputy in Muhlenberg County on Sunday.

  EVSC Teacher Locker gives away school supplies at McGary Middle School

For the third time in two weeks, the Teacher Locker gave away free school supplies to EVSC students.

  Family, friends of nursing home residents hold parade outside senior living facility

Residents of a senior living community in Newburgh got a special chance to see their loved ones in person on Friday.

  Community mourns Hopkins Co. deputy killed in fatal crash

A memorial now stands at the Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office for Terry Vick, a deputy who died in a fatal crash after getting off work on Wednesday morning.

  Evansville couple gets married in empty church

A local couple officially tied the knot on Saturday, but their long-planned wedding did not exactly go as planned because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

  Islamic Center of Evansville providing face masks

11 members with the Islamic Center are hand making the masks and you can get them when you pick up a food donation.

  Tri-State Food Bank receives $45K worth in donated food

Tri-State Food Bank is receiving way fewer donations than it’s used to because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, but a local church group came through with a huge donation at a much-needed time.

  Newburgh food pantry reopens to feed families in need amid COVID-19 pandemic

After being closed to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Newburgh Area Food Pantry on Frame Road is back open, but with new protocols to keep people safe.

  City, County contribute to Henderson Employee Relief Fund

Henderson Fiscal Court and Henderson Board of Commissioners will both be chipping in to assist the fund in helping more people.

  Tri-State churches organize ‘drive-in’ Easter service

Several churches in the Tri-State worshiped together from inside their cars at the Eastland Mall parking lot on Sunday afternoon.

  Local woman donates Easter baskets to those in need

A Tri-State woman is donating Easter baskets and Easter eggs to those in the community.

  Local man’s family coordinates ‘drive-in’ parade to celebrate 100th birthday

An Evansville man’s family got a little creative to celebrate his 100th birthday this weekend.

  Local churches organize ‘drive-in’ Easter service for community to attend

Many in the Evansville community have been attending church online since the coronavirus swept through the Tri-State, but since Easter is this weekend, some local churches have found a way to celebrate together at Eastland Mall.

  Small businesses learn to adapt after COVID-19 hits Tri-State community

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, small businesses across the Tri-State have been coming up with different ways to stay open without face-to-face customer interaction.

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  Warrick Co. community center seeking food donations to help local families

The Studio Bee Youth Community Center in Boonville is currently seeking food donations and volunteers to help in its cause to provide meals for children and their families during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

  Sisters of Saint Benedict ring church bells to pray for people affected by COVID-19

The Sisters of Saint Benedict in Ferdinand found a unique way to pray for those affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

  Local agencies need help in reporting child abuse amid COVID-19 outbreak

Organizations like Court Appointed Special Advocates (or “CASA”) and Holly’s House are asking for local communities in Evansville to help keep an eye on children during coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

  Evansville plants trees to celebrate becoming USA Tree City

The city of Evansville planted 20 trees to celebrate the city’s anniversary of being a USA Tree City.

  Local 5-yr-old bringing smiles during pandemic

Nora Moyes is making the most of her time at home during the coronavirus pandemic and reminding us to be safe around our loved ones.

  Local church using technology to stay connected with elderly members

The Abundant Faith United Pentecostal Church on Lodge Avenue is one place of worship in the Tri-State trying its best to stay connected with its members while also practicing social distancing.

  ISP trooper, West Baden officer dance with teen

A traffic stop in West Baden turned into an impromptu dance and it was all caught on camera.

  Neighborhood watch: Mt. Carmel man escapes arrest; Whitesville man accused of stealing car

Mt. Carmel, IL man escapes during an arrest. Whitesville, Ky man accused of stealing a car. A wanted man with ties to Evansville and Henderson has been arrested by the Henderson County Sheriff’s office.

  Neighborhood Watch: Teen arrested for arson; OPD looking for shoplifter

An Evansville teenager has been arrested for burning a vacant house with three juveniles. OPD is asking the public for help identifying a shoplifter.

Morganfield officers pitch in to help young boy

Some officers went above and beyond the job description on Saturday when they stepped up to help a young boy.

  Neighborhood Watch: HPD investigating burglary at Old J.D. Byrider

The Henderson Police Department is looking for those responsible for a burglary at the Old J.D. Byrider on US 41.

  Franklin St. Events Association holds Mardi Gras parade

Saturday is the second day the Franklin Street Events Association is celebrating Mardi Gras.

  Neighborhood Watch: Shot fired into Owensboro house, HPD looking for prowler

Owensboro Police looking for whoever fired a shot into a house. Henderson Police looking for a prowler.

  Neighborhood Watch: OPD looking for theft suspect; man arrested on trespassing charge

OPD looking for theft suspect. Gibson Co. man arrested for trespassing. Police Citizen’s Academy applications are now being accepted in Henderson.

  Neighborhood Watch: EPD looking for hit and run suspect, DCSO looking for 2 missing people

The Evansville Police Department is asking for your help identifying a man involved in a hit and run accident.

  Boys & Girls Club of Evansville presents awards Mon.

The club annually presents a variety of awards in an effort to recognize those who have gone above and beyond for the sake of the kids.

  Unified Development Ordinance could add affordable housing

City Council President Alex Burton believes building "tiny homes" on these lots could help clean up the neighborhood.