Saturday marks 6 months since 1st confirmed COVID-19 cases in Tri-State

It has now been six months since the first coronavirus cases popped up in the Tri-State area. Over that time period, more than 11,000 total COVID-19 cases and nearly 200 deaths have been reported.

State map shows new COVID-19 death in Vanderburgh Co.; State cases up 1,104

  Schools urge sports fans to wear masks so teams can keep playing

  Total of 49 residents and staff from Morganfield Nursing & Rehab test positive for COVID-19

  United Way holds ‘Day of Sharing’

  Vanderburgh Co. health officials discuss recent COVID-19 trends

  Patient at Woodmont Health in Boonville dies of COVID-19 complications

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Wood Memorial starting hybrid schedule Monday

  Four Freedoms Veterans Parade canceled

1 additional Evansville Catholic Diocese student tests positive for COVID-19

  More Hopkins Co. businesses receive mask citations

New COVID-19 deaths reported in Vanderburgh, Warrick counties

Several KY communities receive share of nearly $15M in CARES Act reimbursements

  Hancock Co. Schools approve A-B model for students to return week of Sept. 28

According to Hancock County Schools Superintendent Kyle Estes, students will head back to class the week of September 28.

  Ohio & Muhlenberg Co. schools to return to class Monday on hybrid schedule

On Monday, more students will be returning to class for the first time in months.

  Several businesses cited for mask citations in Hopkins Co.

Kentucky is currently reporting that 59,370 residents have tested positive since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The positivity rate currently stands at 3.82% statewide.

  Thorntons on S. Green River Rd. temporarily closes after employee tests positive for COVID-19

The Thorntons gas station located on South Green River Road in Evansville temporarily closed after management says one of its employee tested positive for COVID-19.

  Owensboro schools providing online hotspots, tech support for students

  EVSC still awaiting guidance on ISDH coronavirus dashboard information

  Health officials: United Healthcare letters had incorrect information

  Owensboro Public Schools returning to class Oct. 12 under hybrid plan

  COVID-19 antibody clinical trial underway in Evansville

Deadline for La. residents to claim IRS stimulus check is Oct. 15

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

The holidays are just around the corner, but this year it could look a lot different for families after COVID as impacted more than just health.

State shows new COVID-19 death, 47 new cases in Vanderburgh Co.

The Indiana State Department of Health reports Thursday 108,646 confirmed positive cases and 3,253 total deaths.

  School officials prepare for hybrid learning in Muhlenberg Co.

Students start hybrid learning on Monday in Muhlenberg County. Meanwhile, some students and staff are in quarantine.

  Families concerned over rising COVID-19 cases in long-term care facilities

The Warrick County Health Department says that Transcendent Healthcare in Boonville is a definite area of concern regarding COVID-19 cases.

  KY exceeds 58k total COVID-19 cases

Kentucky is currently reporting that 58,764 residents have tested positive since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The positivity rate currently stands at 3.89% statewide.

  Gov. Holcomb says mask mandate is working

The Indiana State Department of Health reports Wednesday 107,809 confirmed positive cases and 3,247 total deaths.

  EPD detective recalls battle with COVID-19

A detective on the Evansville Police Department is thankful to be back at work these days - more importantly, thankful to be healthy.

  MSD of North Posey reported 4 COVID-19 cases since classes started a month ago

It has been a month since North Posey schools opened, and they’ve put many plans in place to keep students and staff safe.

State reports new COVID-19 death in Wayne Co.

During Governor JB Pritzker’s COVID-19 update, his team announced 1,941 new COVID-19 cases in the state along with 35 new deaths.

  Exclusive: One of two people that tested positive for COVID-19 after visiting Evansville bar shares perspective

Health officials say the two people with COVID-19 were at Chasers Bar and Grill from 10 p.m. until 2 a.m. on the evening of September 11.

  Frontier Community College reports COVID-19 spike

In Illinois, Frontier Community College remains closed to the public after an increase of COVID-19 cases tied to the school’s baseball team.

  Daviess Co. high schools to implement phased return to in-person learning

Daviess County Public Schools District announced their three high schools will implement a phased return to in-person instruction for students in grades 9-12.

  Gov. Beshear: Bars can add an extra hour of operation

The Green River District Health Department is reporting 36 new coronavirus cases Tuesday.

Gov. Pritzker announces financial help for businesses impacted by COVID-19

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 1,466 new cases of COVID-19 in the state on Tuesday, including 20 additional deaths.

Perry Co. Small Business Micro-Grant Program awards over $12K to several local small businesses

The Perry County Small Business Micro-Grant Program has awarded over $12,000 to more than 10 local businesses.

3 new COVID-19 deaths reported in Warrick Co.

The Indiana State Department of Health reports Tuesday 107,229 confirmed positive cases and 3,235 total deaths.

  Hands-on learning during a pandemic at Southern Indiana Career and Tech Center

Students at the Southern Indiana Career and Technical School learn skills from all types of careers.

Castle High School reports 2 new COVID-19 cases

In a letter to parents, school leaders said they found at by the end of the day Monday that two students were positive.

  Kentucky announces school COVID-19 dashboard

A new dashboard will aim to keep track of COVID-19 cases in schools across the Commonwealth.

  Majority of Daviess Co. students head back to school

As K through 8 students in Daviess County mark the first day off their calendars, this new school year is a change for parents also.

  USI Students react to quarantined student organization, several cases attributed to Frontier Com. College Baseball Team

Several University of Southern Indiana students say they’re surprised to hear an entire student organization is quarantined after university officials say several organization members tested positive for COVID-19.

Over 30 COVID-19 cases in Gibson Co. nursing home

Over 30 new cases of COVID-19 have been discovered at a Gibson County nursing home and rehab center.

  30 new COVID-19 cases in Warrick Co.; Vanderburgh Co. up 28 cases

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 755 new COVID-19 cases and two new deaths.

  Gov. Beshear announces over 1M people have been tested for COVID-19

The Hopkins County Health Department website is showing another COVID-19 related death. This brings their total deaths 37.

  Some Daviess Co. students return to in-person learning after starting year off virtually

Students in Daviess County are set to head back to the classrooms Monday morning after the district started off virtually this year.

  Union Co. students return to class Monday despite rising COVID-19 cases in the area

Despite rising COVID-19 cases, and the county being in the “red category,” Union County Schools are opening Monday for the first time in months.

  Hopkins Co. Schools starts hybrid model Monday

Students in Hopkins County will be returning to the classroom on Monday with a new hybrid A-B model.

  Several Gibson Co. schools going virtual; Gibson Southern turns to hybrid schedule

They say students will return to campus on September 21.

Boonville nursing home reports several COVID-19 cases

Transcendent Healthcare in Boonville reports several patients and employees tested positive for COVID-19.

  Final deadline quickly approaching to fill out 2020 US Census

A car caravan went around the Jacobsville neighborhood in Evansville on Sunday afternoon to remind people why it’s so important to fill out their census form.

  Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra announces precautions for Opening Pops Concert

Officials say due to mandates limiting attendance to 250 people, there will be three performances of the program at the Evansville Wartime Museum.

  Union Co. Schools to start in-person classes on Mon.

With cases continuing to rise throughout the county, Union County Schools are putting precautions in place as they prepare to welcome students back into the buildings.

KY confirms 536 new COVID-19 cases, 3 additional deaths

Kentucky is currently reporting that 56,945 residents have tested positive since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The positivity rate currently stands at 4.14% statewide.

39 new COVID-19 cases reported in Wayne Co.

The coronavirus website shows a 96% recovery rate in the state.

Vanderburgh Co. surpasses 3k coronavirus cases

The Indiana State Department of Health updated its coronavirus map.

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

Sturgis Bike Night was held on Saturday in Union County to provide another way for residents to give back to charities, organizations and small businesses in the community.

KY exceeds 56k total COVID-19 cases

Kentucky is currently reporting that 56,415 residents have tested positive since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The positivity rate currently stands at 4.14% statewide.

Boonville nursing home reports several COVID-19 cases; New COVID-19 deaths in Vanderburgh, Dubois Co.

The Indiana State Department of Health released its Saturday coronavirus update.

‘I feel very blessed’: 19 years after surviving 9/11 terror attacks, Louisville man battles COVID-19

Erik Bell was 25 years old when the nation experienced a day that is hard to forget, and he was right in the middle of it.

  New dashboard breaks down COVID-19 among Henderson students and school staff

A COVID-19 dashboard will allow those within the district to keep a running total of positive COVID-19 cases.

  Restricted METS bus schedule causes frustration for some

METS bus Routes still remain on a restricted schedule due to COVID-19.

  ‘Parade of Gratitude’ held in White Co.

A White County senior living facility held a “Parade of Gratitude” for all those that have been working so hard during the pandemic.

  Several COVID-19 cases reported in USI student organization

School officials are not naming the organization, but they say all members are quarantined.

  Evansville church hosting tech seminar to help people connect during the pandemic

An Evansville church is hosting a tech seminar Friday that’s designed to help people with the basics of Zoom, Telehealth, Facebook, Youtube and more.

1 new COVID-19 death in Muhlenberg Co.; Green River District up 40 cases

The Green River District Health Department is reporting 40 additional COVID-19 cases.

First COVID-19 death reported in Posey Co.; 56 new cases in Vanderburgh Co.

The Indiana State Department of Health reported Friday 1,282 new COVID cases and 10 news deaths.

  Ohio Co. Schools announce updated reopen plan with hybrid schedule

Ohio County Public Schools announced in a Facebook post that they will be moving to a hybrid learning schedule starting on September 21.

Staff member at South Terrace Elementary tests positive for COVID-19

North Posey school officials say a staff member at South Terrace Elementary tested positive for coronavirus.

  EVSC looking for more bus drivers

EVSC is now calling on the community for help in its search for more bus drivers.

  Union Co. categorized as ‘red zone’ amid rise in COVID-19 cases

Union County was featured in a White House report showing areas with a COVID-19 positivity rate of 10% or higher.

  McLean Co. Schools starting in-person classes one month earlier than planned

The Superintendent sent out a letter that students will now return to class Sept. 28, instead of Oct. 28.

KY Gov. Beshear gives ‘state of the pandemic’ address

Kentucky is currently reporting that 54,772 residents have tested positive since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The positivity rate currently stands at 4.14% statewide.

Gov. Pritzker gives COVID-19 update

Gov. Pritzker announced a new $16.6 million investment to expand job opportunities for Illinoisans who have lost their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

63 new COVID-19 cases in Vanderburgh Co., state cases up 758

The Indiana State Department of Health reported Thursday 102,243 total positive COVID-19 cases and 3,186 deaths.

  Wreath-laying ceremony held for COVID-19 victims in KY

A wreath-laying ceremony honoring the more than 1,000 Kentuckians who died from causes related to COVID-19 was held in the Capitol rotunda Thursday morning.

  Goebel Farms opens to the public for the fall season

Goebel Farms has been a family operation for more than 40 years, growing pumpkins and experiences for the public to enjoy.

  Mt. Vernon teacher tests positive for COVID-19

The school says that the teacher’s classroom is being sterilized, and they believe that the educator contracted the virus outside of school.

Indiana preparing for COVID-19 vaccine as early as Nov.

The Indiana State Department of Health reported Wednesday 101,485 total positive COVID-19 cases and 3,173 deaths.