Law enforcement preparing for holiday travel

Indiana State Police tell us anytime there’s a holiday, they tend to see more people injured and killed on the highways.

  Heritage Christian School among 9 religious schools in support of lawsuit against KY Gov. Beshear

Wabash Co. Health Depart. warns public of COVID-19 exposure at wedding

  Vanderburgh Co. Health Dept. to receive inspection assistance

3 more students at Evansville Catholic schools test positive for COVID-19

Gov. Pritzker eases certification requirements for unemployment

89 restaurants in Vanderburgh Co. receive cease and desist letters for COVID-19 violations

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  4 local meat processors awarded money to help offset coronavirus impact

Gov. Beshear reports highest Monday on record

Indiana passes 300K coronavirus cases; 210 new cases in Vanderburgh Co.

  UE offering rapid-result COVID-19 testing to students returning home

  Different COVID-19 testing options & the best ways to get your results

  Ohio Co. schools bus drivers to start food deliveries with move to virtual learning

  High school students in Warrick Co. going all virtual

The Warrick Co. School Corporation has announced all high schools students will moved to virtual learning starting Nov. 30.

  Kentucky schools move to virtual learning Monday

Schools all across the Commonwealth are moving to virtual learning Monday.

  Coronavirus spike instigates new wave of panic-buying shoppers

The coronavirus supply shortage is happening yet again.

  Passengers flying despite CDC warning against Thanksgiving holiday travel

Despite the CDC’s recommendation against traveling for Thanksgiving, airports throughout the country have been busy this weekend, including Evansville Regional Airport.

  KY shatters weekly record for COVID-19 cases as Thanksgiving holiday draws closer

  Tri-State stores prepare for holiday shopping surge

State map shows 48 new COVID-19 deaths, 3 reported in our area

  Gov. Beshear urging Kentuckians to follow new COVID-19 restrictions

State map shows 40 new COVID-19 deaths; 146 new cases in Vanderburgh Co.

  Officials: High rate of failing grades among OPS students attributed to pandemic

KY confirms another daily record in COVID-19 cases, new restrictions take effect

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear confirmed that Friday’s COVID-19 report broke the state’s record for the highest ever number of new daily cases.

  New restrictions begin in Illinois with no indoor service for bars, restaurants

New restrictions went into place Friday in Illinois, causing restaurants to close their doors to indoor dining.

Illinois reports 49 new COVID-19 cases in our area

On Friday, Illinois health officials reported 13,012 new coronavirus cases and 126 new deaths.

2 more COVID-19 deaths, 184 new cases reported in Vanderburgh Co.

The Indiana State Department of Health reported 6,912 new positive cases and 63 new COVID-19 related deaths Friday.

  Daviess Co. Public Library to reduce open hours

They say because of this reduction in staff, the library will temporally reduce open hours.

  Henderson Community College to move courses online in response to COVID-19 pandemic

Henderson Community College (HCC) will be moving to virtual learning starting on Monday.

  New COVID-19 restrictions to take effect in Illinois on Friday

On Friday, new restrictions will be in place in Illinois to help slow the spread of the coronavirus.

  Owensboro Catholic Schools to reluctantly comply with Gov. Beshear’s orders

Owensboro Catholic Schools plans to move to virtual learning Monday, school officials announced on Thursday.

  KY Gov. Beshear recommends virtual services for houses of worship

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear issued a new recommendation for houses of worship, requesting them to hold virtual services starting Friday.

  COVID-19 hospitalizations currently low in Ohio Co.

For the time being, COVID-19 hospitalizations are down in Ohio County.

  Tri-State mayors, hospital officials urge people not to get together for Thanksgiving

Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke was joined by Henderson Mayor Steve Austin, Mount Vernon Mayor Bill Curtis, Princeton Mayor Greg Wright, and Boonville Mayor Charlie Wyatt for a press conference on Wednesday.

  Substitute teachers needed in Evansville as classroom demands continue to grow

School officials are seeing more and more teachers consider early retirement, or even resigning because of recent demands.

WiFi hotspots added at 7 volunteer fire stations across Daviess Co.

Fiscal Court officials say the hotspots are to help students and adults working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Berry Global reports record 4th quarter & fiscal year 2020 results

Berry Global released its fourth-quarter results on Thursday.

  EVPL shifting to curbside services only

Due to the rising numbers of COVID-19 cases, officials with the Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library will shift to curbside only services beginning Monday, November 23.

IN reports 7.4K new COVID-19 cases, 4 new local deaths

The Indiana State Department of Health reported 7,420 new positive cases and 59 new COVID-19 related deaths Thursday.

Hotspots available in Union Co. for students needing WiFi

Buses will be out and about in Union County starting Thursday for students who need access to WiFi.

  Henderson Co. Judge-Executive weighs in on Gov. Beshear’s new restrictions

The vast majority of Kentucky counties are in the red, including Henderson County.

  Funeral homes feeling ‘overwhelmed’ from COVID-19 pandemic

As the pandemic continues, funeral homes are having to adapt quickly during the deadly COVID-19 public health emergency.

  Owensboro businesses get creative ahead of Gov. Beshear’s new restrictions

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear is expected to announce new COVID-19 restrictions Wednesday.

  Deaconess breaks ground on new medical center in Newburgh

The 140,000 square-foot facility will allow patients with digestive disorders to receive care from GI experts in one centralized location at Deaconess Gateway Hospital.

IL shows 1 new COVID-19 death in Wayne Co.

Wednesday, Illinois health officials reported 8,922 new coronavirus cases and 139 new deaths.

Evansville Rescue Mission’s ‘Drumstick Dash’ canceled

The Evansville Rescue Mission says they submitted an application, but it was denied.

  Henderson schools going virtual for at least 2 weeks

For the two weeks of November 23rd and November 30th, all Henderson County Schools will utilize non-traditional instruction (NTI)

  IN reports 2 new local COVID-19 deaths; Perry and Spencer in red

Wednesday, the Indiana State Department of Health reported 6,143 new positive cases and 60 new COVID-19 related deaths.

  Hopkins Co. Health Depart. changing contact tracing policies

The health department is now directing those who have tested positive to notify their contacts.

  Bishop calls for temporary suspension of in-person UMC services

The Bishop of the Indiana Conference of The United Methodist Church is calling for churches to suspend in-person services for the foreseeable future due to COVID-19.

  Tri-State has deadliest day since pandemic started

Coronavirus death tolls shatter in parts of the Tri-State.

‘A Downtown Christmas’ canceled due to Gov. Holcomb’s limit on gatherings

A pair of Christmas events have been canceled due to COVID-19.

  Vanderburgh Co. Health Depart. sends ‘cease and desist’ letters to businesses

The Vanderburgh County Health Department says it’s sending “cease and desist letters” to businesses that are disregarding the state’s COVID guidelines.

  Warrick Co. buys mobile morgue

With so many COVID-19 deaths across the country, emergency officials in many states are worried they don’t have enough room in the county morgues.

  IL Gov. Pritzker announces state to move back to Tier 3 mitigations Fri.

Illinois Governor JB Pritzker is set to give his Tuesday update at 2:30 p.m.

  Muhlenberg Co. reports 36 new COVID-19 cases

The Green River District Health Department reported 13 COVID-19 related deaths and 214 new cases.

10 more local COVID-19 related deaths; 84 new deaths statewide

The Indiana State Department of Health reported 5,541 new positive cases and 84 new COVID-19 related deaths Tuesday.

  Gibson Co. Health Department offering free COVID-19 testing site

Officials tell us that testing will be available to all members of the public regardless of symptoms.

  Hopkins Co. Schools to stay with virtual learning until after winter break

Hopkins County Schools will stay with nontraditional learning for at least the remainder of the semester.

  When you should get tested while heading into winter months

Doctors at Deaconess say if you have any symptoms of flu or COVID-19, you should get tested.

  South Spencer High School going virtual through Thanksgiving

South Spencer High School students are going virtual starting Tuesday.

  Thelma B. Johnson Early Learning Center going virtual

Due to an increase in staff quarantines at Thelma B. Johnson Early Learning Center, school officials say non-traditional Instruction will be utilized for the remainder of this week and the week of November 23.

  Henderson Co. schools to pause winter sports due to COVID-19

Henderson County Schools are taking a timeout on winter sports.

5 students test positive for COVID-19 at Castle High School

We’re learning five students at Castle High School have tested positive for COVID-19.

  Ohio Co. closes off county buildings to prevent spreading COVID-19

Ohio County leaders have closed off county buildings, like the courthouse, to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

  Vanderburgh Co. Health Dept. speaks on COVID-19 spike

It has been a rough last few days, with nearly 500 new cases just in the last three days alone.

  Deaconess receives 180 doses of COVID-19 treatment

We’re learning Deaconess received 180 doses of the monoclonal anti-body treatment, known as Bam, on Friday.

New COVID-19 deaths in Edwards and Wayne Counties

Illinois reports 33,291 new COVID-19 cases and 275 deaths since our last update Friday.

  Muhlenberg Co. health officials report 23 new COVID-19 cases

The Green River District Health Department reported 72 new COVID-19 cases.

Vanderburgh Co. has 100th COVID-19 related death

The Indiana State Department of Health reported 5,218 new positive cases and 26 new COVID-19 related deaths Monday.

  Deaconess and Warrick Health Dept. opening new COVID-19 testing site

Deaconess and the Warrick County Health Department (WCHD) will jointly open a new drive/walk-through testing site at 3199 State Rd. 261 in Newburgh, near Castle High School.

Deerhead Pizza temporarily closed

Deerhead Pizza in Evansville announced that they are temporarily closing until further notice.

No meal delivery this week for McLean Co. Schools

McLean County Public School officials say they will not be delivering meals to homes this week.

South Spencer Middle School learning virtually

They’ll continue online learning through Thanksgiving and return to in-person on November 30.

  Gov. Holcomb’s executive order now in effect, new COVID-19 restrictions enforced

The Indiana State Department of Health reported 6,844 new positive cases and 22 new COVID-19 related deaths on Sunday.

  Dawson Springs Schools switching to virtual learning this week

The Dawson Springs Independent School System announced that in-person learning has been temporarily suspended due to COVID-19 concerns.

  North Middle School moving to non-traditional instruction on Mon.

North Middle School in Henderson County will transition to non-traditional instruction starting on Monday.

  Federal jury trials suspended in state’s southern district due to rise in COVID-19 cases

Federal jury trials have been suspended through at least late January in Indiana’s Southern District as coronavirus cases continue to surge statewide.

  Gov. Beshear urging Kentuckians to follow safety guidelines after state breaks weekly COVID-19 record

Kentucky is currently reporting that 137,586 residents have tested positive since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The positivity rate currently stands at 8.88% statewide.

KY breaks daily record in COVID-19 cases for 2nd straight day

Over the last four days alone, more than 11,500 COVID-19 cases and 68 deaths have been confirmed throughout Kentucky.

State map shows over 8k new COVID-19 cases; 3 new deaths reported in our area

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 8,451 new coronavirus cases along with 25 new COVID-19 related deaths.