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2 People Charged in Murder of Evansville Firefighter

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Two people have been charged in Vanderburgh County in the 2019 murder of an Evansville firefighter. Robert Doerr spent more than 30 years working with the Evansville Fire Department. Following the shooting death of Robert Doerr, Elizabeth Fox-Doerr and Larry Richmond, Sr. now face counts of...
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New family dining restaurant set to open in Vincennes

VINCENNES, Ind. (WTHI) - People in Vincennes will soon have a new place to grab some food. American Table Family Dining is moving into the old Quickies building on Willow Street. That's right next to Goodwill. The restaurant also has an outdoor patio and drive-thru. The restaurant will also offer...
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So. Illinois Food Truck Debuts New “Stranger Things” Inspired Burger

One of the most anticipated TV shows of 2022 has got to be season 4 of the Netflix original series Stranger Things. After impatiently waiting for nearly three years, fans (myself included) were chomping at the bit to see what would happen next to our friends from Hawkins, Indiana. Little did we know that two of the new characters introduced in season 4 would make such an impression on us. There can be no doubt that Eddie Munson (played brilliantly by Joseph Quinn) stole the show and our hearts this season - but there is another equally important character that is getting some love here in the Hoosier state.
MOUNT CARMEL, IL
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Man Arrested for Armed Robberies in Vincennes

Knox County – A criminal investigation conducted by the Indiana State Police and Vincennes City Police has resulted in the arrest of a Worthington man for Robbery and Intimidation. Indiana State Police and Vincennes Police investigated two armed robberies that occurred at the Sunshine Spa, located at 1876 Hart...
VINCENNES, IN
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Spec house on Broadway should be up soon

A new house is going up on Broadway Street. Officials, with Sure Clean Inc. which is building a housing development called Broadway Place, gave the news to the Vincennes Redevelopment Commission on Thursday…. It was also reported that work continues on the concrete finish for the street, most of the...
VINCENNES, IN
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Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested

Indiana State Police and Vincennes Police investigated two armed robberies that occurred at the Sunshine Spa on Hart Street in Vincennes. The first robbery occurred on July 3 and the second on August 13. During both armed robberies, a male entered the business, displayed a handgun, and left the business...
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Two Illinois Walmart stores charged with discrimination

Two Walmart stores in Illinois are alleged to have discriminated against a transgender man, who has filed charges. Skyler Hyatt tried to cash a money order at two Walmart stores in Olney and Lawrenceville. While he provided a valid driver's license with his current photo and a name that matched the one on the money order, he says he was denied service at both store and treated with disgust by employees who saw that his legal name did not match his gender.
OLNEY, IL
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Police look for suspects in apartment invasion

An apartment in Vincennes was invaded on Wednesday morning. Authorities report that at around 3:25 AM, four unknown people forcibly entered an apartment at 1338 North 3rd brandishing a gun and asking about money. The four had left the area before police arrived. Police reported that some minor injuries were...
VINCENNES, IN
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Vanderburgh County Farm Recognized With Hoosier Homestead Awards

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 18, 2022) – The longstanding Martin Farm in Vanderburgh County recently received Hoosier Homestead Centennial and Sesquicentennial awards for being in operation since 1858, according to State Rep. Matt Hostettler (R-Patoka) and State Sen. Jim Tomes (R-Wadesville) “Since before the Civil War, the Martin family farm has...
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Real-life ‘Rudy’ speaks at Vincennes University

VINCENNES, Ind. (WAWV/WTWO) – The former Notre Dame football player who inspired the movie “Rudy” spoke with Vincennes University students Tuesday for Student Activities Welcome Week. Rudy Ruettiger whose true life story was immortalized in the sports movie “Rudy”, shared powerful messages to VU students, faculty, and staff at the Red Skelton Performing Arts Center […]
VINCENNES, IN
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Volunteers needed for Patoka Lake cleanup

As the summer season winds down, it will soon be time for a post-summer cleanup at Patoka Lake. The Patoka Lake Watershed Steering Committee's annual cleanup day is Saturday, September 24 at 8:00 am. Anyone of any age group who shows up to help will be given an area to...
PATOKA, IN
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UNIT #20 BOARD OF EDUCATION

The Lawrence Unit #20 Board of Education met in regular monthly session Wednesday at Lawrenceville High School. Upon recommendation of Superintendent Doug Daugherty, they did approve a 2 year contract with the East Lawrence Education Association (ELEA). The deal increases pay 5.89% for both years and also includes raises in insurance coverage. Daugherty indicated that the union had ratified the deal. The board also approved the adoption of a tenative 2022-23 budget and placed it on file for public display for one month. The spending plan is expected to be formally approved after a public hearing on Wednesday September 21st. Also approved were adjustments to student fees dealing with the cost of milk in the district.
LAWRENCEVILLE, IL
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Over Half-Million Dollar Expansion of Vincennes YMCA Possible

The YMCA of Vincennes is seeking part of Knox County’s American Rescue Plan Act – or ARPA– funds for a major renovation project. The YMCA proposes to use the money to transform the ‘Y’s Gymnastics area into a multi-purpose room, especially for middle and high school student use.
VINCENNES, IN
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LAWRENCE COUNTY FALL FESTIVAL

With the ongoing situation in downtown Lawrenceville on State Street, there have been questions as to whether or not the 2022 edition of the Lawrence County Fall Festival will occur. The 59th annual event is sponsored by the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce. Chamber Executive Director Paige Harvey reported to the Chamber Board of Directors Wednesday that she is optimistic that the festival will occur and the organization is continuing with it’s preparations. The Fall Festival is scheduled for Wednesday September 14th through Saturday September 17th. Harvey told Lite 103 News that advance tickets are now on sale at reduced price at the Chamber Office and also at many of the banks and financial institutions in the county.
LAWRENCEVILLE, IL

Mt. Carmel mayor gives updates on construction projects

MT. CARMEL, Ill. (WEHT) – Mayor Joe Judge of Mount Carmel gave some updates on Facebook pertaining to local construction projects. Judge says the Wabash River Bridge has had two coatings and still needs one more coating. On August 15 he said the last coating will be applied Tuesday. If no rain interrupts, the bridge construction […]
MOUNT CARMEL, IL
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Possible Delay Considered in Main Street Project

Vincennes City Engineer John Sprague is afraid there could be a delay in completion of Main Street Phases Two and Three after all. In a meeting with the Vincennes Redevelopment Commission, Sprague said a utility delay could delay the overall project. Sprague knows the overall contractor — Kerns Excavating — is doing a good job, in spite of the other holdups.
VINCENNES, IN
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NEW LADY INDIAN BASKETBALL COACH

The Lawrenceville High School Lady Basketball Indians now have a new leader. That after the Lawrence Unit 20 Board of Education took action Wednesday evening. They approved the selection of Karlie Drieman from neighboring Vincennes-Knox County Indiana to head up the program. She spent the last 4 years coaching and teaching elementary basketball in the South Knox school system and has played at both the high school and collegiate levels. Drieman takes over the reigns of the Lady Indian program from Misty Belville, who stepped down after last season.
LAWRENCEVILLE, IL
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