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Man flees crash scene on skateboard in Jasper

JASPER, Ind. (WEHT) — A Huntingburg man was arrested Saturday morning after police believe he crashed his car into a tree and skated away from the scene. On June 2, the Jasper Police Department says officers were dispatched to a wreck on Saint Charles and Thirty Sixth Street around 9:25 a.m. The single-vehicle accident reportedly […]
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Family remembers Michael White a week after his passing

WARRICK CO., Ind. (WEHT) — Over a week has passed since the search for Michael White came to an end near Lynnville. As the manhunt came to a dramatic conclusion, White passed away. With some time passing, the family members of White held a get-together in Chandler over the weekend to share their memories of […]

Michael W. Harris, 67, Jasper

Michael W. Harris, 67, of Jasper, died Saturday, June 18, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. He was born in Bedford October 28, 1954, to Charles B. and Norma J. (Kearby) Harris. Michael was a graduate of Springs Valley High School in French Lick and earned an...

Japer Man Arrested for OWI After Crash

A Friday evening accident in Jasper has put one man behind bars. The Jasper Police Department says they were dispatched to a single vehicle accident just before 6:00 pm last night. One injury was reported. The driver was identified as 59-year-old Kent Talbert of Huntingburg. He was taken to Memorial...

Southern Dining and Hospitality in Owensboro: The Miller House

It’s a memorable dining experience when you find a restaurant that is quintessentially southern to its core. To me, that’s one of the greatest joys of life. I recently had that experience at the Miller House of Owensboro, Kentucky. From the stately exterior, to the charming white tablecloth interior, to the wonderful southern food — it’s a must visit by my standard. If you find yourself in the region, do yourself a favor and make a reservation!

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: July 8-10

This weekend’s Downtown Live will be focused on all things beer! RiverPark Center will host a “Beer Snobs”-themed event at its 21-and-older entertainment complex on Friday, July 8 from 6-11 p.m. A “Know Your Hops” Beer Competition will be held in the lobby, while beer pong, giant Jenga and other bar games will be played in the Jody Berry Theatre. Cornhole and DJ2Smuve will play all evening in Truist Plaza and Latasha Shemwell will perform from 6-8 p.m. at the Atmos Courtyard. To add to all the fun, the Chicago Improv Group will be taking the stage at the GhostLight Lounge, so be prepared to drink, laugh and dance all night!

New Reptile Specialty Store Opening in Southern Indiana

Chandler will soon be home to a unique new store. Recently on Facebook something super interesting came across my feed. It was a photo of different tanks for reptiles, and I wondered, is this local? I know we've got a few pet specialty stores in town, but they (correct me if I'm wrong) typically cater to all kinds of pets and not just one kind. A new place will be opening this summer in Chandler, and they will be catering specifically to our cold-blooded friends.

Moneta Sleet Jr. Park site has evolved

Located at the site of Owensboro’s first public school, Moneta Sleet Jr. Park is a 1.21-acre neighborhood park at the intersection of 7th and Walnut streets. “There was an elementary school that was owned by the Owensboro Board of Education, and it was called the Walnut Street Elementary School,” Parks Director Amanda Rogers said. “I don’t remember it, it was before my time, but that is what my history book tells me.”

Fireworks show happening at Patoka Lake

BIRDSEYE, Ind. (WEHT) – It may sound like a storm but fireworks will be going off over Patoka Lake on July 2. The 16th annual Thunder over Patoka fireworks display at Patoka Lake Beach will happen at 10 p.m. The fireworks show can be viewed from the section C viewing area in the 300-loop of […]

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...

'Unscripted' film series to return

Local movie fans and aficionados alike will be able to rejoice with the return of “Unscripted: An Indie Film Experience” at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6 at the Daviess County Public Library. The event, founded by local filmmaker P.J. Starks, started in 2013 to highlight regional, independent filmmakers...

T'Breds hosting summer events

Following another successful season, the Owensboro Thoroughbreds are offering youth basketball training opportunities and other community engagement events throughout the summer. This past spring, Owensboro won the TBL’s Lower Midwest division before falling in the second round of the playoffs. Throughout the year, team officials noted how much the crowds...

Sunset Cruisers celebrate 'modern muscle'

The Sunset Cruisers persevered through a rainy weather forecast to host its monthly cruise-in Saturday afternoon in downtown Owensboro. The theme of the month was “modern muscle,” meaning late-model high performance vehicles such as the Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Camaro and Dodge Challenger. David Leonard was on hand with...

Local museum has permanent A League of Their Own exhibit

BUCKSKIN, Ind. (WEHT) – It’s the 30th anniversary of the movie, A League of Their Own, that was filmed in Evansville. However, a local museum celebrates the film everyday. Heneger’s Memories and Nostalgia Museum located on Indiana Highway 57 in Buckskin has a permanent exhibit of the movie. “We are working towards preserving the history […]