Vanderburgh Co. Democratic Party organizes event to honor Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Several people came together on Evansville’s east side this weekend to remember Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who passed away Friday at the age of 87.

  Mayor Winnecke announces recipients of 2020 McGary Jones Visionary & Humanitarian Award

  Evansville board approves grant money for numerous city organizations

  Salvation Army kicking off holiday campaign early to help those in need

  84-year-old Red Cross volunteer heads west to help those affected by California wildfires

  New tunnel now opened at Huntingburg Regional Airport

  Final deadline quickly approaching to fill out 2020 US Census

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  Evansville, Henderson police host fundraiser to raise money for annual Disney trip

  Black Student Unions march against social injustice in Owensboro

  Bikers gather for Sturgis Bike Night to financially benefit community, despite COVID-19 concerns

  ‘Run for the Fallen’ held to honor Kentucky’s fallen military heroes

  Hunger Bowl raising money for St. Vincent de Paul Society Food Pantry

  Arc Industries to remain open due to community collaboration

  Princeton holds downsized Labor Day parade

The Labor Day Association held its 134th annual Labor Day Parade Monday morning in Gibson County. The celebration may have been smaller, due to the pandemic, but the community pride was just a large.

  Posey Co. farmer wins award

A Posey County Farmer is recognized as the Master Farmer of the Year here in Indiana.

  Community holds fundraiser for sheriff’s deputy recently diagnosed with cancer

Friends, family and co-workers came together on Saturday for a silent auction and cornhole tournament fundraiser to support Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Cutrell, who was recently diagnosed with metastatic lung and brain cancer.

  March for justice dedicated to Owensboro teen killed in homicide

Last month, 15-year-old Corban Henry was found shot and killed on the 1500 block of West 5th Street in Owensboro. Now, the family says they’re still fighting for answers.

  Easterseals announces winners for ’Cool Cars, Cold Cash’ raffle

  Evansville church selling fall festival food favorites

  Hadi Shrine Circus postponed due to COVID-19 concerns

  Perry County Detention Center offers GED program

  Grassroots group to address many issues including racism, gun violence

  StepStone Family and Youth Services recruiting potential foster families

  Lampion Center hosts first ’Pause in the Park’ event

Officials with the Lampion Center will be hosting a “Pause in the Park” event throughout the month of September.

  McDonald’s owners to present over $26K to Ronald McDonald House Charities in Jasper

Local McDonald’s have raised the money through the Sleeves for Support Fundraiser.

  Salvation Army hosts drive-through food drive Tuesday

Officials with the Salvation Army say the food distribution is for families that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

  New class teaching people how to stay safe during active shooter situations

A new class in Evansville is educating people on how to handle an active shooter situation or force-on-force scenarios.

  Solar panels, new jobs coming to Evansville community center

Community members gathered at Greater St. James Baptist Church to celebrate a new program called “Power Up.” This program is focused on solar energy and teaching people about how it can better the planet.

New playground coming to Horse Fork Creek Park

A new playground is coming to Horse Fork Creek Park in Daviess County.

  Korn Ferry Tour Championship bringing national exposure, economic impact to Tri-State area

The Korn Ferry Tour Championship brought in more than 26,000 people over the course of the week last year. However, this year’s tournament is only limited to those directly involved in competition and support staff due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  Vanderburgh Humane Society pushes for renter protections, rental assistance

The Vanderburgh County Humane Society says the COVID-19 pandemic is putting millions of pets in Indiana and across the country at risk of being surrendered to animal shelters.

  Young man honored for saving neighbor’s home from fire

A young man in Madisonville has been honored after officials say he stopped a fire from spreading at this neighbor’s house.

  Food giveaway planned in Owensboro

The food will be distributed at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church at 507 Plum Street.

  Dozens gather to raise awareness about sexual abuse in downtown Evansville

An organization called “Justice for Kids” assembled the protest near the Four Freedoms Monument in downtown Evansville on Sunday afternoon.

  Former Madisonville pastor’s wife reflects on husband’s recovery four years after shooting

Michael McCool was shot in October 2016 when authorities say he was collecting a delinquent payment in Greenville. He survived the shot to the head, and his doctors say this was a miracle.

  Keep Evansville Beautiful dog mascot, Evie Sue, passes away

Evie Sue, the dog mascot for Keep Evansville Beautiful, has passed away. She was 13-years-old.

  Resurrection Catholic prepping for ‘Faux Festival’ in October

The COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancelation of the West Side Nut Club Fall Festival in 2020, but organizations who usually set up food booths are coming up with ways to salvage a small part of the festival.

  Daviess Co. Public Schools place WiFi buses throughout community

School buses equipped with WiFi are stationed at designated areas throughout the county to ensure that students have high-speed internet access.

  Dream Center makes announcement about Peacemaker program expansion

The Dream Center in Evansville made an exciting announcement this week. Center leaders are now working harder than ever to be Peacemakers for students at Delaware Elementary.

  Owensboro police, OCTC collaborating on new officer recruitment program

The program called “Project Badge” will allow new recruits to earn an associate’s degree during their law enforcement training.

  Perry County volunteers assist with Ohio River cleanup efforts

Tell City officials praised the efforts of Paddle Perry volunteers and the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, who conducted a river sweep from Cannelton to Tell City and Troy on Saturday.

  Service providers offering assistance for Evansville citizens struggling to pay rent, utilities

Mayor Lloyd Winnecke’s office and the Evansville City Council hosted the Rent and Utility Assistance “Re-Open House” on Saturday morning in an effort to provide assistance for residents struggling to make payments due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  ‘Moonlight Madness’ event promoting local businesses held in downtown Evansville on Fri.

Moonlite Madness was hosted by the Downtown Evansville Economic Improvement District.

  City of Evansville hosting ‘Re-Open House’ for citizens struggling to pay rent, utilities

The city of Evansville is holding the Rent and Utility Assistance “Re-Open House” on Saturday in an effort to aid local citizens.

  Low-income housing officially open in Huntingburg

Dozens of brand new low-income apartment units are now available in Huntingburg.

  Owensboro School Board approves renovation plans for local elementary school

During a board meeting on Thursday, administrators with Owensboro Public Schools approved schematic drawings for a renovation project at Cravens Elementary School, which will add a full size gym and a fine arts space.

  Huntingburg officially new home for Liberation Professional Baseball League

Huntingburg loves its baseball. From the Southridge Raiders to the Dubois County Bombers, the community has always had their backs. Although the COVID-19 pandemic wiped out their seasons, a new league is making its way into town.

  Labor Day fireworks canceled in Daviess Co.

Daviess County Parks and Recreation officials say they decided to cancel the event due to the coronavirus.

  Free food distribution event held near Warrick Co. Fairgrounds

The Farmers to Families Food Box Program’s event started on Wednesday afternoon in the parking lot of the fairgrounds in Boonville. Food is first come, first served and quantities are limited.

  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.

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

Donations are being collected for the Salvation Army’s “Stuff the Bus” campaign in Evansville starting on Friday.

  CMOE opens new outdoor sandbox exhibit for kids

The exhibit is located just outside the museum in downtown Evansville. The exhibit includes a sandbox to search for hidden treasure, a garden filled with musical instruments, as well as a giant beach umbrella to relax under.

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

Last week, Kentucky State Police put on a “Cover the Cruiser” event to raise money for Special Olympics Kentucky.

  Henderson Co. Schools’ summer feeding program ends Thur.

Henderson County Schools’ summer feeding program came to an end this week.

  Salvation Army needs help to ‘stuff the bus’ with school supplies

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Salvation Army will not be able to provide volunteers to help out at various Walmart locations, which officials say makes this year more challenging.

  Chandler church hosts grab & go backpack giveaway

The giveaway was held at the Chandler CP Church on Wednesday from 5:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.

  Goodwill Industries celebrates 85th anniversary

The president and CEO at Evansville Goodwill Industries says this had been her most challenging year with the organization in nearly 30 years.

  Group organizes ‘Save the Confederate Statue’ rally in Owensboro

Several protesters gathered outside the Daviess County Courthouse on Saturday morning, calling for local leaders to keep the Confederate statue located on the courthouse lawn to stay where it is.

  Tri-State non-profit benefits from USDA grant money

The president of Bread of Life Ministry says the USDA offers lots of programs that can help during ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

  Oscar Mayer Wienermobile makes stop in Evansville

The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile will be making various stops around Evansville over the next week.

  Tenants set to move into Nicky Hayden Apartments in Owensboro

Construction on the brand new Nicky Hayden Apartments is officially complete. The land the housing complex sits on was donated by the parents of the motorcycle racing star and will now be used as housing for the homeless.

  PTO supplying Newburgh students with masks

In a social media post on the organization’s Facebook page, the Castle South Middle School Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) announced it's providing each student with a school-themed mask, a lanyard and a clear water bottle.

  Foundation dedicated to domestic violence awareness holds concert for Henderson community

All proceeds from the concert are going towards a foundation named after Chloe Randolph, who was killed in a domestic violence case last year.

  Historic Newburgh Farmers Market debuts new mask policy this weekend

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise throughout the Tri-State area, Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb’s mask mandate is set to start on Monday. In response to the Governor’s order, the Newburgh Farmers Market went ahead and decided to make face masks mandatory for all shoppers, beginning Saturday morning.

  2020 Vanderburgh County Fair winners announced virtually

Back in May, the Vanderburgh County Fair Associations Board of Directors announced that all in-person activities for this year’s fair had been canceled. However, 4-H members were still able to participate in a virtual fair to display their projects and have them judged.

  Owensboro community organizes prayer vigil to support local man battling COVID-19

14 News introduced viewers to Terry Anderson and his family earlier this week after the 59-year-old, his wife Angela, and two of their children were all diagnosed with COVID-19.

  Evansville Parks and Recreation kicks off new family-friendly program this weekend

Assistant Sport Director McKenize May said the new program is another opportunity for kids to still have fun after school.

  Families of local students host surprise parade for two Evansville teachers

The families of students who attend Holy Rosary Catholic School in Evansville held a surprise parade for two very special teachers on Friday afternoon.

  Madisonville Salvation Army working to secure funding to open shelter early

Salvation Army officials say the shelter is normally open during the cold months, but as the federal moratorium on low-income housing ends Friday, officials are trying to open early.

  Local NAACP chapter joining discussions on Evansville Climate Action Plan

A series of meetings have been taking place over the past few months in regards to the city of Evansville establishing its very own Climate Action Plan. On Thursday, the Evansville NAACP joined the conversation, making sure the plan provides equity for everyone.

  Downtown Evansville, YMCA organize ‘Yoga on the Lawn’ event

Downtown Evansville partnered with the YMCA to host an event called “Yoga on the Lawn” on Thursday.

  Evansville business hosts drive-thru job fair

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way potential workers apply for jobs. In response to the challenging job landscape caused by the pandemic, Manpower decided to host a job fair where applicants could find a job without even leaving the comfort of their own car.

  Vanderburgh Health Dept. recommends no visitation inside nursing homes

With a surge in COVID-19 cases, the Vanderburgh County Health Department and the Indiana State Department of Health recommend the discontinuing of in facility visitation at this time.

  Local nonprofit making masks for area schools

A local nonprofit, aimed at making masks for those who need them most, has made it its mission to ensure students in the EVSC and Warrick County School Corporation have masks for the new academic year.

KSP hosting Cover the Cruiser fundraising event benefitting Special Olympic Kentucky

The Kentucky State Police is hosting a Cover the Cruiser fundraising event to raise money for Special Olympics Kentucky.

  Feed Evansville holds food drive in Owensboro

Volunteers with Feed Evansville held a food drive at English Park in Owensboro on Friday afternoon.

Owensboro High School grad starts lemonade stand to pay for college

Elizabeth Williams created Squeeze-E's lemonade truck, which she says has helped keep her debt free.

  Evansville woman purchases bulletproof vests for state police dogs

An Evansville woman is making it her mission to help equip police dogs with safety equipment.

  Summer Play Daze program ends with final cookout

As the summer begins to wind down, so does the Summer Play Daze program in Evansville

  Evansville Rescue Mission seeking mask donations

When the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic started, the Evansville Rescue Mission asked for mask donations, and the community responded by donating more than enough for a stockpile. However, as more people have come through, fewer masks are left to help keep city residents safe.

  Morton Solar donates solar energy systems to CAPE homes

Morton Solar recently donated two solar energy systems to CAPE for two homes in the Bellemeade-Bayard Park area.