Peephole Bar and Grill temporarily closed due to COVID-19 exposure

Peephole Bar and Grill in Evansville is temporarily closed after learning that a customer recently tested positive for COVID-19.

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Vanderburgh surpasses 500 positive cases, 7 local counties have new cases

  Owensboro celebrates Independence Day with Friday fireworks

  Newburgh restaurant taking precautions after employee tests positive with COVID-19

  KY confirms 299 new COVID-19 cases, 4 additional deaths

  Owensboro reopens city spray parks with COVID-19 guidelines

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  EVSC graduation ceremonies canceled due to COVID-19

  Pandemic negatively impacting local restaurant’s catering sales over 4th of July weekend

  RV sales skyrocket during pandemic

  White County reports 6th confirmed COVID-19 case

  23 new COVID-19 cases in Vanderburgh County, 13 in Gibson County

  Elected leaders, health professionals address COVID-19 uptick in Vanderburgh Co.

  EVPL reopening 4 locations next week

According to a press release sent on Wednesday, EVPL officials say the McCollough, North Park, Oaklyn and Red Bank branches will open on Monday, July 6.

  Brittlebank Pool ready to reopen on Fri.

Brittlebank Swimming Pool in Mount Vernon is preparing to reopen on Friday. This is slightly over one week after a member of the pool staff tested positive for COVID-19.

  OCTC student tests positive for COVID-19

According to Owensboro Community and Technical College, administrators were informed of the newly confirmed COVID-19 case by health officials with the Perry County Health Department in Indiana.

  Henderson Co. announces requirements for student-athletes to return to practice

Colonel fall sports practices and activities can begin on July 13.

  Ellis Park hosts 1st opening day in COVID-19 era

KY surpasses 16k total COVID-19 cases

  Cheetah Chase set to debut at Holiday World on July 4

  Vanderburgh Co. Council approves $50k transfer for additional COVID-19 testing

  Local small businesses receive COVID-19 relief grants

  New Deaconess clinic opens on Green River Road

  YMCA temporarily closing part of downtown location after COVID-19 exposure

YMCA officials say an individual at their Ascension St. Vincent branch tested positive for COVID-19 after contact exposure offsite.

State coronavirus map shows 27 new cases in Vanderburgh Co.

State coronavirus map shows 27 new COVID-19 cases in Vanderburgh County.

  Newburgh childcare facility temporarily closed due to possible COVID-19 exposure

A person who either attends or works at Newburgh Child Development has tested positive for COVID-19, according to childcare officials.

  Splashin’ Safari set to open this weekend

Spashlin’ Safari will open for the first time this season on Saturday, which includes the launch of the Cheetah Chase Water Coaster.

  Senior Send-Off: Madisonville Boys Tennis Team

The six seniors were poised to have a big year on the tennis court.

  Stage 5 of Indiana’s reopening plan postponed two weeks due to recent spike in COVID-19 cases

The fifth and final stage of Gov. Eric Holcomb’s “Back on Track Indiana” plan was originally set to start on Saturday, July 4.

  OZ Tyler Distillery reopens to the public

The bourbon hot spot says they’re making changes to accommodate for social distancing.

  Hopkins Co. daycare under quarantine after child tests positive with COVID-19

Hopkins County Public Health Director Denise Beach says a child at a local daycare has tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently quarantined, along with some staff and other children from the facility.

  Petition started to delay EVSC planned start date

A petition has been started online that aims to push back EVSC schools planned start date.

  Gov. Holcomb announces stage ‘4.5‘ reopening, pauses stage 5

The Indiana State Department of Health has updated the coronavirus map.

  Komen Evansville Tri-State announces virtual 2020 ‘More Than Pink’ Walk

Event day is set for September 27th at 9 a.m.

  Hospice of Western Kentucky board member suspended for racially charged social media posts

Board members from the organization tell 14 News that President and CEO, Belinda Blair, will remain on suspension until the agency's board of directors can complete an investigation.

  Assisted living facility provides hug stations for families

Now that some visitor restrictions are being lifted at assisted living homes in Kentucky, an employee at the Paragon of Madisonville came up with a creative way for families to feel the touch of their loved ones again.

  New exhibit showcases pandemic inspired art

The Arts council of Southwestern Indiana is back open with a new display showcasing local artists.

  Owensboro moving fireworks display away from humane society

The City of Owensboro is relocating one of its “Healthy at Home” Fireworks display locations due to its proximity to The Owensboro Humane Society.

  Health officials provide insight behind COVID-19 uptick in Gibson Co.

An uptick of COVID-19 cases have occurred in Gibson County, and health officials are informing the public of why this is happening.

  Posey County offers COVID-19 antibody testing site

It’s the only place in the county offering the testing right now and the rural community is taking advantage of it.

  Tropicana Evansville implements face mask requirement for casino guests

All guests will be required to wear a mask at the Tropicana Casino starting on Thursday.

KY confirms 220 new COVID-19 cases, 7 additional deaths

Kentucky is currently reporting that 15,842 people have tested positive since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Out of these cases, 4,052 residents have fully recovered from the virus.

  Gov. Beshear: 282 new positive cases

The Green River District Health Department is reporting four additional COVID-19 cases Tuesday.

  Vanderburgh Co. Health Dept. investigates increase in local COVID-19 cases

There have been three days in the last week where Vanderburgh County had more than 10 new cases in a single day.

  Nellie’s Restaurant scales back to 50% capacity due to recent COVID-19 spike

The restaurant recently took to social media to say they will be going back to 50 percent capacity due to a recent spike in COVID-19 cases.

Evansville’s Night on Main series canceled for 2020

Evansville’s Night on Main series for 2020 has been canceled.

  Poseyville Post Office employee tests positive for COVID-19

The Indiana State Department of Health has updated the coronavirus map.

  Combest Pool in Owensboro reopens

Earlier this month, city officials said the pool would reopen but with a few changes, including following CDC guidelines for pools.

  YMCA learns staff member tests positive for COVID-19

YMCA says they recently learned that a staff member in its Childcare Services branch has tested positive for COVID-19.

Red Cross starts COVID-19 antibody testing

The American Red Cross has started testing all blood, platelet and plasma donations for COVID-19 antibodies

Green River District reporting 14 new COVID-19 cases

Green River District Health Department is reporting 14 new cases.

  Henderson city parks reopen

City parks in Henderson are set to open Monday for the first time in months.

  Owensboro woman remains cautious after possible COVID-19 exposure at KC’s Marina Pointe

Amanda Frank and her friend were out enjoying themselves at KC's Marina Pointe back on June 20. However, she later found out that a customer with a confirmed COVID-19 infection was inside the bar at the same time.

  KY unemployment office holding in-person services in Owensboro

Staff members with Kentucky’s unemployment office are providing in-person assistance for those who still haven’t received help with their unemployment claims.

KY announces 67 new COVID-19 cases, 4 additional deaths

Kentucky is currently reporting that 15,232 people have tested positive since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

Vanderburgh Co. hits 400 positive cases

The Indiana State Department of Health has updated the coronavirus map.

  Showplace Cinemas announces temporary closure

Showplace Cinemas is temporarily closing its doors to the public.

ISDH: Perry Co. reports 3 additional COVID-19 deaths, new cases in several counties

The Indiana State Department of Health has updated the coronavirus map.

  Ellis Park confirms 7 individuals tested positive for COVID-19

Ellis Park has been operating its gaming facility under state-mandated capacity restrictions since June 8. The tracks’ backside operations opened on June 10.

KY surpasses 15k total COVID-19 cases

Kentucky is currently reporting that 15,167 people have tested positive since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Out of these cases, 3,730 residents have fully recovered from the virus.

  People between ages 20-35 now comprise nearly 1/3 of positive COVID-19 cases in Vanderburgh Co.

One-third of Vanderburgh County’s positive COVID-19 cases currently fall between the ages of 20 and 35, according to Lynn Herr with the Vanderburgh County Health Department.

  KC’s Marina Pointe, Xcess Night Club experiences COVID-19 exposures

The Vanderburgh County Health Department says they have confirmed a person with COVID-19 was at KC’s Marina Pointe for an extended period of time on Saturday, June 20. Health officials also report that an employee at Xcess Night Club has tested positive.

  Illinois restaurants resume indoor dining

As the state enters Phase 4 of the “Restore Illinois” reopening plan this weekend, indoor dining is now allowed to resume.

  Evansville Day School structuring reopening plan, start date set for Aug. 12

Evansville Day School is scheduled to resume in-person classes on August 12.

  Gibson General signs deal to join Deaconess Health System

Gibson General Hospital has signed an agreement to join the Deaconess Health System, effective October 1.

  Local dry cleaning business finishes thousands of mask orders

Since the first week of April, the president of Don’s Claytons Dry Cleaning says his business has taken orders for more than 9,000 masks.

KY draws closer to 15k total COVID-19 cases, surpasses 550 deaths

Kentucky is currently reporting that 14,859 people have tested positive since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Out of these cases, 3,730 residents have fully recovered from the virus.

  Allegiant Air requiring passengers to wear face masks

Beginning on July 2, the airline says passengers will be required to wear masks throughout all phases of travel, including at the ticket counter, during boarding, on the aircraft and during the flight.

New COVID-19 cases in 4 local Indiana counties, state deaths up 9

The Indiana Department of Health has updated their coronavirus map.

  Henderson schools sets new start date for 2020-21 academic year

Henderson County's school board approved August 26 as the first day of the 2020-2021 school year, which is a postponement of two weeks from its original date.

  YWCA Evansville hosting virtual ‘Safe at Home Gala’

YWCA Evansville has completely scratched the date for its annual gala, dubbing this year’s event the “Safe at Home Gala.”

  City of Madisonville applies to receive financial aide through CARES Act funding

The Madisonville City Council unanimously voted on a resolution to authorize the city to file an application for the Coronavirus Relief Fund.

  Children’s Museum of Evansville reopening next week, establishing COVID-19 safety protocols

The Children’s Museum of Evansville is reopening to the public on Sunday, July 5.

  Otters Organization Dealing with Affects of Cancelled Season

Only one day after the Evansville Otters baseball season was cancelled by the Frontier League, team owner Bill Bussing reflects on how this decision affects the entire franchise as a whole.

  Owensboro Public Schools votes to push back start of school by 2 weeks

In a school board meeting on Thursday, school officials approved a calendar change. Instead of returning on August 12, students will now go back to school on August 26.

  IL moving forward with Phase 4 of state’s reopening plan on Fri.

Illinois is currently reporting 139,434 total coronavirus cases.

  Mt. Vernon Democrat closes doors after nearly 150 years

The last publication for the town’s only locally owned newspaper was published and distributed on Wednesday, June 24.

  Vanderburgh Co. Council to vote on $50,000 for additional COVID-19 testing

At the next meeting for the Vanderburgh County Council on July 1, council members will vote on whether to approve a transfer of $50,000 from the health fund to the health department in order to set up local neighborhood testing sites

  Local foster children receive free bicycles

Nearly 100 foster children in the Evansville community received free bicycles Thursday, thanks to an annual summer partnership.

KY reports 280 new COVID-19 cases, 8 additional deaths

Kentucky is currently reporting that 14,617 people have tested positive since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Out of these cases, 3,719 residents have fully recovered from the virus.

  Brittlebank Swimming Pool closed indefinitely due to COVID-19 exposure

The Posey County Health Department reported that a pool employee had tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday.