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Newburgh family looking for shoes to give boy a glimpse of hope

NEWBURGH, Ind. (WEHT)- At first glance, Fedya Krassikov looks and acts like a normal kid. After all, he likes playing outside, eating Mac ‘n’ Cheese, and dancing. But Krassikov, 11, has been through extraordinary circumstances throughout his young life. Born across the globe in Kazakhstan, Krassikov has lived...
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DCSO: Owensboro man dies in morning wreck

DAVIESS CO., Ky. (WEHT) – Christopher Q. McCrady, 46, of Owensboro, died in a wreck this morning. The Daviess County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) says on June 30 at 4:44 a.m., DCSO, the Utica Fire Department, Daviess County Fire Department, and AMR were dispatched to a one vehicle collision In the 10000 block of U.S. Highway […]
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Newburgh gift stop holding grand opening this weekend

NEWBURGH, Ind. (WFIE) - A new store has opened in Newburgh. The Newburgh Mercantile is a gift shop that offers a wide array of products like jewelry, cards and toys. The building also offers food, tea and coffee, as well as places to sit and relax. Owner Rita Meeks says...
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Jaylen Mullen commits to Oakland City

ELNORA, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) – North Daviess senior Jaylen Mullen has committed to Oakland City for basketball once he graduates next spring. Mullen was a key player in leading the Cougars to their first ever state championship in the spring. Mullen and the Cougars were an entertaining team to watch this past season, they defeated Lafayette […]

Ronnie J. Merter, 76, Otwell

Ronnie J. Merter, 76, of Otwell, died Tuesday, June 28, at his home. He was born in Newberry September 10, 1945, to Theodore H. and Ardella A. (Partenheimer) Merter. He married Phyllis Radke May 29, 1965, at Our Lady of the Springs Catholic Church in French Lick. Ronnie was a...

Bardstown Bourbon Company to acquire Green River Spirits Company

BARDSTOWN, Ky. (WFIE) - On Friday, Bardstown Bourbon Company announced that is has entered into agreement to acquire Green River Spirits Company. Bardstown Bourbon Co. is a distiller, producer and bottler of premium Kentucky bourbon and rye whiskey. According to a press release, the acquisition is set to close this...

Deputies: 46-year-old Owensboro man dies in early morning wreck

DAVIESS CO., Ky. (WFIE) - The Daviess County Sheriff’s Office responded to a deadly crash Thursday morning. Deputies say they were called to the 1000 block of Highway 431 around 4:45 for a single-vehicle wreck. They tell us a truck was going southbound when it left the road, hit...

Fourth of July celebrations happening around the Tri-State

Monday, July 4, marks Independence Day 2022 across the United States. Communities will be celebrating the Fourth of July holiday with food, music, fireworks, and more. Here are some of the Fourth of July celebrations and events happening around the Tri-State area:. EVANSVILLE. FIREWORKS ON THE OHIO: Evansville's largest public...

Owensboro man killed in Thursday morning crash

An Owensboro, Kentucky man was killed in a single-vehicle crash that happened early Thursday morning. The Daviess County Sheriff's Office says 46-year-old Christopher G. McCrady of Owensboro is the man who died in the crash. Emergency crews were dispatched to the scene of the crash just before 5 a.m. Thursday....

Bardstown Bourbon Company to acquire local distillery

BARDSTOWN, Ky. (WEHT) – The Bardstown Bourbon Company announced it has acquired the Green River Spirits Company. A press release says the acquisition is scheduled to close in July, subject to customary closing approvals and conditions. The transaction will bring together two leading Kentucky bourbon producers into a strong company with a commitment to Kentucky […]

Jasper Strassenfest Half-Pot returning in 2022

The Jasper Strassenfest Half-Pot is making a comeback in 2022. Organizers of the Jasper Strassenfest on Friday announced details on the return of the festival's half-pot. Tickets are available for purchase at the Jasper Chamber Office now, with additional ticket booths set to open on July 7 and July 9. Once the Jasper Strassenfest starts on Aug. 4, tickets booths will move to the site of the festival.