Sheriff: Semi-truck turned over on US 60 exit ramp
HENDERSON, Ky. (WEHT) – The Daviess County Sheriff’s Office says patrol units are at the scene of a loaded semi-truck and trailer that turned over near I-165 and US 60. According to the sheriff’s office, the truck turned over on the westbound US 60 exit ramp. The exit ramp is currently closed and all northbound […]
Several locations offering shelter due to severe weather threat
With the ongoing threat of severe weather into Wednesday, several locations across the Tri-State are going to be used as a storm shelter.
Kentucky Nursing and Rehab Center Video Airs on ‘America’s Funniest Home Videos’
Over the weekend, I saw a post from Beaver Dam Nursing and Rehab that said a video they submitted back in October/November was chosen to air this past Sunday night on America's Funniest Home Videos. I had not watched the show in years, and I'm partial to the old-school, heyday...
Burger Week returning to Owensboro on March 1
A popular week of burger deals is returning to Owensboro.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Puppies Up for Adoption in Calhoun, KY
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around calhoun..
Owensboro Fire Department swears in four new firefighters
OWENSBORO, Ky. (WEVV) — The Owensboro Fire Department has added four new firefighters to its ranks. OFD shared the news on Tuesday afternoon. According to OFDO, David Spalding, Brandon Pate, Steven Mueller, and James "Al" Wathen were all sworn in. OFD shared photos from the ceremony with the mayor...
Meteor Caught on Camera Twice in Western Kentucky Early Sunday
When me and my sister were young, my parents used to point out the constellations in the night sky while were on the road. To this day, I can point out Orion and the Big Dipper and Little Dipper. It always drove me crazy when Dad would say "Do you see Orion's belt?" I guess I didn't have much of an imagination when trying to make sense of what visuals the stars created.
Kentuckians, You Should Never Let Your Gas Gauge Fall Below This!
How many times during your driving career have you seen that warning light come on? You know? The one that lets you know that your gas tank is just about empty! I have been there and done that too many times to count. Last week, I was basically coasting around the city of Owensboro on fumes.
Panther Creek and Yellow Creek Parks' New Fishing License Year Starts March 1, 2024
The fishing license year for Panther Creek Park and Yellow Creek Park begins March 1, 2024, and ends February 28, 2025. Anglers 16 and older must have a license. The fees are the same as last year for both Kentucky residents and nonresidents.
Two charged in stabbing investigation
A man was stabbed in Washington over the weekend. First responders were called to an unnamed establishment at 3:21-am Sunday morning to investigate an altercation. After multiple interviews and searches at several residences, 25-year-old Marcus Edouard and 25-year-old Kelvin Pasley- Junior were arrested and taken to the Daviess County Jail.
Daviess Co. boys basketball wins in first round of district tournament vs. Apollo
Daviess Co. boys basketball wins in first round of district tournament vs. Apollo.
Owensboro Property Maintenance Code Enforcement Board Meeting Scheduled for February 28
The Property Maintenance Code Enforcement Board has scheduled a meeting for February 28, 2024. It will be held at 1:00 p.m. in the Commissioner Chambers, City Hall, 101 E. 4th Street, Owensboro, Kentucky. The announcement was made on February 26, 2024.
Free Tire Disposal in Daviess County returns in May
The Tire Amnesty program is rolling back in this Spring!. Together with the Division of Waste Management and the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet, the Daviess County Fiscal Court is hosting a free tire disposal event from May 23rd to 25th at the State Maintenance Garage on Fairview Drive. Bring...
DCPS introduces new program for Hispanic students and parents
DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (WEVV) — Hispanics make up the largest minority population in Daviess County Public Schools, and now the district is creating a network for Hispanic students and parents. Abraham Jimenez, a freshman at Daviess County High School, says, “Everybody's a group. We’re all friends, we’re all family,...
DCPS Superintendent search moves forward
OWENSBORO, Ky. (WEHT) – The Daviess County Public School board is moving forward in their search for a new superintendent now that the application period has closed. At the February 27 school board meeting, the board was introduced to the screening committee that will recommend the new superintendent. Current superintendent Matt Robbins announced in January […]
Many small business owners see 2024 as a 'make or break' year, survey shows
NEW YORK — About 40% of small business owners think 2024 will be a “make or break” year for their business, according to a survey by messaging service Slack.
Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: March 1-3
The burgers are back, y’all! Burger Week 2024 kicks off this weekend on Friday, March 1, meaning you’ll have nine days to eat all the burgers you possibly can from roughly 40 different restaurants. From barbecue-slathered to breakfast style, this is where you’ll find the most diverse lineup of burgers you’ve ever tasted! Don’t forget to use the hashtag #owensboroburgerweek for your social media posts for the chance to win some cool prizes and, most important of all, have fun! Burger Week runs March 1-9.
Owensboro’s Foundation for Excellence Surpasses $1,000,000 Mark
OWENSBORO, Ky. (WEVV) — The Foundation for Excellence in Owensboro Independent Schools has recently surpassed $1,000,000 in funds raised, making it one of the largest educational foundations in the state of Kentucky. This achievement underscores the community's unwavering commitment to supporting quality education and providing enriching opportunities for students...
Local Principal awarded KMEA Administrator of the Year
OWENSBORO, Ky. (WEVV) — Alisha Ferry, Principal of Instruction at Owensboro Middle School, has been awarded 2nd District Administrator of the Year by the Kentucky Music Educators Association. District leaders say she was nominated by Jason Smith who spoke of Mrs. Ferry's unwavering support for every arts program and...
Tornado refuges opening tonight in Daviess County
DAVIESS CO., Ky. (WFIE) - Daviess County EMA is sharing several locations that will be providing refuge for Tuesday’s expected severe weather. Officials say the tornado refuges are offering a safer alternative to mobile homes or other structures. The below tornado refuges will be open Tuesday, February 27, from...