Pike County, INWTVW

Jury seated in Pike County murder trial

PIKE COUNTY, Ind (WEHT) – A jury has been seated in a murder trial in Pike County. Edward Fox, 64, of Washington, is being tried for murder and burglary. Fox is accused of breaking into his estranged wife Sharon Fox’s home and pushing her down a flight of stairs in July of 2020.
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Olney (IL) Weather Channel

4-Day Weather Forecast For Olney

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Olney: Monday, July 26: Patchy fog then sunny during the day; while clear overnight; Tuesday, July 27: Sunny during the day; while clear overnight; Wednesday, July 28: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Thursday, July 29: Mostly sunny
Camp Atterbury, INWTVW

Vincennes native becomes the 39th commander of Camp Atterbury

CAMP ATTERBURY, Ind. (WEHT) – Indiana National Guard Col. Michael Grundman assumed command of Camp Atterbury during a change-of-command ceremony held Friday. Grundman is a native of Vincennes, and a three-time combat veteran, Grundman deployed in support of combat operations during Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation New Dawn, and Operation Resolute Support as the senior adviser to the Afghan 215th Corps during.
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New Harmony, INCurrent Publishing

Column: Historic New Harmony revisited

In 1825, Robert Owen, a Welsh textile manufacturer, purchased New Harmony, Ind., and its 180 buildings from the Harmonists, who had established the town along the Wabash River in 1814 as a religious commune. Owen then created a secular socialist society in the town, espousing fair treatment of workers and communal rearing of children, to test his published theories about utopia. William Maclure, a wealthy Scottish geologist living in Philadelphia, became a partner in the venture. Maclure enticed prominent artists, educators and scientists to come by steamboat to New Harmony with 50 tons of books, tools and geological samples – the so-called “Boatload of Knowledge.” Within two years, Owen’s experiment failed, and he returned to Britain, but Maclure and the intellectuals he brought with him stayed. As a result, New Harmony became a noted repository of knowledge and progressive ideas, with the United States Geological Survey maintaining its headquarters in the Harmonist’s granary until 1856. In 1838, Maclure founded the Workingmen’s Institute in New Harmony as a library for the education of workers, and his bequest funded 143 more. In 1894, Maclure’s original institute occupied a new Romanesque building, which now houses Indiana’s oldest public library. The second floor is a museum, displaying a number of important geological items and the skeleton of Old Fly, a Civil War horse.
Vincennes, INwamwamfm.com

Vincennes Police investigating more counterfeit bills

The Vincennes Police Department is once again warning business to be on the lookout for counterfeit bills. Vincennes Police say they took a report of a local business receiving more counterfeit bills Friday morning. The store clerk said that the suspect female was white and that it appeared the female...
Vanderburgh County, INWTVW

Fair workers take extra precautions to keep animals safe in the heat

VANDERBURGH CO, Ind (WEHT)– With a scorching week in store, those going to county fairs may need to take extra precautions before they head out to enjoy summer festivities. The Vanderburgh County Fair is made even more special this year since it was canceled last year due to the pandemic. With most days this week expected to be in the low to mid 90’s, many people are preparing for hot July weather.
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Vanderburgh County, INWTVW

100th Vanderburgh County Fair kicks off

VANDERBURGH COUNTY, Ind. (WEHT) – The 100th Vanderburgh County Fair officially kicked off on Monday afternoon. All the fun and festivities begin as some people are worried about a spike in local COVID-19 cases. “The 100th fair we have a lot of history that’s out on the facility this year,”...
Evansville, IN14news.com

Live on Sunrise: Vanderburgh Co. Fair getting underway

KSP: Audubon Parkway reopens following deadly crash on Sunday. KSP: Part of Audubon Parkway shut down following deadly crash. Ind. Conservation Officer helps woman hurt in French Lick. Updated: 21 hours ago. Ind. Conservation Officer helps woman hurt in French Lick.
New Harmony, INOnlyInYourState

New Harmony In Indiana Just Might Be The Strangest Tourist Trap Yet

New Harmony is an unusual town that is not like any you’ve ever seen before. It’s a small place, with just under 1,000 residents, but it’s got more history than many cities that are magnitudes larger. Located just a little north of Mount Vernon, it was originally founded as a utopian socialist community and is considered a forerunner to the modern co-op movement.
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Cunningham gets it done

Lincoln grad battles to snag final step of the Triple Crown. Winning a Triple Crown isn't easy, as baseball players and horse jockeys can attest. So can Jack Cunningham. The Vincennes golfer was attempting to capture the three area tournaments, the Lawrence County Open, the Knox County Open and the Vincennes Open, in the same year. The only other player to do it was Adam Schenk in 2012, who is now on the PGA Tour.
Vincennes, INwzdm.com

Rita Nowaskie, 84, Vincennes

Rita A. (Bumgarner) Nowaskie, 84, of Vincennes passed away Sunday July 25, 2021 at her residence with her family at her bedside. Rita was born July 26, 1936 in Vincennes the daughter of Wayne L. and Mary A. Thomas Bumgarner. She was a graduate of St. Rose Academy and St. Mary of the Woods College where she graduated Magna Cum Laude receiving a double major degree in psychology and social work. She married Harold J. Nowaskie on June 14, 1956 and they made their life together for 56 years until his death on October 3, 2012. She was a lifetime member of St. John Catholic Church, American Legion Auxiliary, Knights of Columbus Auxiliary and a past member of the Southern Indiana Social Workers Assn. Rita worked at Knox County Jail, Willow Manor Nursing Home, served as director at Princeton Broadway Daycare, St. Peter’s Lutheran Daycare, was a substitute teacher at Rivet High School and was a elderly caretaker. She was a volunteer at Good Samaritan Hospital as a gray lady for 7 years and Flaget Elementary as a guidance counselor. She was a foster parent and was a home daycare operator.
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Take advantage of Monday sun in Burnt Prairie

(BURNT PRAIRIE, IL) The forecast is calling for sun today in Burnt Prairie. Here are three ideas for how to make the most of it, along with a four-day forecast. Have a picnic: With COVID-19 restrictions lingering around the country, this beloved pastime has taken on new relevance. Meeting a friend somewhere pretty with a basket of snacks and a blanket can be a spontaneous way to enjoy a sunny afternoon in a safer environment than indoors. Risk levels should always be taken into account along with advice from health authorities on gathering sizes.
Vanderburgh County, INWTVW

The Vanderburgh County Fair over the years

VANDERBURGH CO, Ind (WEHT)– 2021 marks the 100th Vanderburgh County Fair. This is a compilation of stories and video from previous fairs found in the Eyewitness News archives. The first of two-day Scott-Vanderburgh County fair was held in the fall of 1921 with exhibits on the main floor and along...
Evansville, IN14news.com

Commissioners approve TIF transfer to the city of Evansville

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - Big steps were taken Monday on a project at Oak Grove and Burkhardt. The Vanderburgh County Commissioners are moving ahead with the transfer of land in the county TIF zone to the city of Evansville. This will allow the project developer at Oak Grove and Burkhardt...
Vincennes, INhoosieragtoday.com

The HAT Soil Health Podcast- Making Soil Health Practices Work in Corn

Purdue Extension Corn Specialist Dan Quinn and Susan Brocksmith, Program Chair of the Agribusiness Program at Vincennes University, join Eric Pfeiffer for the latest HAT Soil Health Podcast. Quinn discusses his past research on cover crops during his time as a student at Michigan State University and the University of...
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