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Lower Covid Numbers in Knox, Gibson County Reported

The two biggest hot spots of Covid-19 in the area both reported low numbers in the latest state Covid statistics. Knox County had a clean Covid report, with Gibson County adding only two new cases. Knox County’s positive Covid percentage is back below ten percent, at 9.6 Gibson County is also below 20 percent positive tests now, to 18.2 percent.
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Knox County Adds Three Covid Cases At Last Report

Knox County added three cases of Covid-19 in the latest report from the Indiana State Department of Health. The County’s rate of Covid infection is at 7.7 percent– down from a previous double-digit rate last week. Knox County’s three cases is the most of any county in the area. Gibson...
Princeton Daily Clarion

County records 37.4% positivity rate

PRINCETON — Gibson County has the highest positivity rate in Indiana among people tested for the first time, and the second-highest rate for all tests conducted within the past week, according to the latest Indiana State Department of Health COVID-19 data. Monday, ISDH reported Gibson County’s seven-day rolling positivity rate...
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COVID showing signs of new wave in Indiana

COVID does not appear to be close to done with Indiana. The latest map from the Indiana State Department of Health shows the state going from “blue” indicating little spread of the disease to increasingly “yellow” and “orange” as cases grow. Daviess, Martin, Dubois and Greene counties are part of...
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Gibson County Clerk will not face second trial

The Gibson County Clerk will not face a second trial on charges that he pulled a gun on someone in a store parking lot. Prosecutors have dismissed the charges against Gibson County Clerk James Morrow. He was accused of pointing a gun at a shopper at a local grocery store...
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Bear spotted in Henderson and Webster Counties

East Gibson schools struggle with teacher retention. Front of downtown Morganfield building collapses after crash. Front of downtown Morganfield building collapses after crash. Ind. reports 59 new COVID cases in Vanderburgh Co. Updated: 1 hours ago. Ind. reports 59 new COVID cases in Vanderburgh Co. EVSC working on back-to-school plans...
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Case Against Fmr Gibson Clerk Dismissed

The case against former Gibson Co. clerk James Morrow has been dismissed. The trial was held in Vanderburgh County with Pike County prosecutors. As reported earlier this month, there was a mistrial. Prosecutors say they filed the motion to dismiss because the judge told them the jury found Morrow not...
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Ind. reports 59 new COVID cases in Vanderburgh Co.

INDIANA (WFIE) - On Wednesday, the Indiana State Department of Health reported 731 new coronavirus cases and seven new deaths. Indiana’s pandemic total is now 762,837 confirmed cases and 13,536 deaths. The map shows 59 new cases in Vanderburgh County, 22 new cases in Warrick County, 19 new cases in...
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Knox, Gibson Counties in Orange Covid Status– Two of Only Four in Indiana

After a spike in Covid-19 figures through the week, Knox County has lowered its total case number to three. However, the County’s positive Covid percent is at 12.1 percent. Knox and Gibson counties are in Orange status — or the second-highest Covid level status this week. The two counties are only two of four across Indiana in Orange Covid alert status. Two other area counties — Sullivan and Pike — are in Yellow status, while Daviess, Greene, and Martin Counties are in Blue.
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Gibson County Clerk James Morrow Has Charges Dropped

A county clerk in southern Indiana will not face a second trial on charges that he pulled a gun on someone in a store parking lot. Prosecutors have dismissed the charges against Gibson County Clerk James Morrow. He was accused of pointing a gun at a shopper at a local...
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Case dismissed after Gibson Co. clerk mistrial

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - The case against a Gibson Co. clerk has been dismissed. The trial for James Morrow was in Vanderburgh County and was prosecuted by Pike County prosecutors. As we reported earlier this month, there was a mistrial. Prosecutors say they filed the motion to dismiss because the...
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County has highest COVID positivity rate in the state

PRINCETON — With a steady daily number of new COVID-19 cases, Gibson County has the highest positivity rate for the virus in the whole state, according to the most recent update from Indiana State Health Department. ISDH reported Thursday that the county’s rolling seven-day positivity rate is 21% for all...
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Deaconess says Delta variant now dominant in the area

EVANSVILLE, Ind (WEHT) Deaconess Health says the Delta variant of the COVID-19 virus is now the dominant variant circulating in the community. They received this confirmation from the Indiana Department of Health. The Tri-State is reporting new cases of COVID-19 at rates we haven’t seen since April. Gibson County is...
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Gibson Co. EMS asks for more pay amid staffing issues

GIBSON CO., Ind. (WFIE) - Emergency Medical Service officials brought concerns before the county council last week. They have asked for more pay for their overtime work than their current contract allows. Their contract with the county expires at the end of this year, and Director David Pond said they...
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Ind. reports no new COVID deaths Monday

INDIANA (WFIE) - On Monday, the Indiana State Department of Health reported 285 new coronavirus cases and zero new deaths. Indiana’s pandemic total is now 761,472 confirmed cases and 13,525 deaths. The map shows 12 new cases in Vanderburgh County, five new cases in Gibson County, three new cases in...