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Evansville, IN Family Finds Silver Lining After Flight Cancelation Nightmare

What's it like to have your flight home canceled at the last minute? For this Evansville family of five, it was quite the adventure. My friend Jamie, her husband Jon, and their three children recently went on a whirlwind tour of New York City. I definitely want to go there to see The Statue of Liberty, and now my son is obsessed with Spider-Man, so he actually wants to go someday, too.

Report: Amtrak Passenger Train Has Derailed in Missouri

There are multiple reports that a passenger train from Amtrak has derailed near Mendon, Missouri as it was traveling from Chicago to Los Angeles. UPDATE: CNN now reporting that at least 50 people have been injured and there are multiple fatalities. ORIGINAL STORY: KMBC in Kansas City is reporting that...

Boonville’s Scales Lake 2022 4th of July Fireworks Canceled

Scales Lake Park in Boonville has decided to cancel their annual fireworks show for 2022. The Fourth of July Fireworks show at Scales Lake Park in Boonville, Indiana has been a family tradition for years. Folks from the Boonville area gather on the beach at Scales Lake to watch in amazement, the fireworks in the night sky. However, that won't be the case in 2022.

Massive Bacon Recall in Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky

Over 185,000 pounds of ready-to-eat bacon is being recalled in Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky due to "extraneous materials". Who doesn't enjoy a few strips of crispy bacon? Just thinking about that delicious treat makes me hungry. However, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced that approximately 185,610 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) bacon products are currently being recalled.

Life Hack: Hang Bag of Water Over Your Door to Get Rid of Flying Insects

If you have way too many flying insects hanging around your house this summer, this is one life hack that you will definitely want to save!. In the past, we have shared some DIY repellants/hacks to help keep pests away from your home. A few of these examples include DIY remedies to get rid of skunks, a DIY beer mosquito repellant, DIY remedies to get rid of stink bugs, DIY hacks to get rid of moles, DIY wasp repellant, tick repellant, mosquito traps, and even snake repellants. All of which have seen a lot of success. Now, we have another one that just might help you out around the house this summer.

Evansville Burger Joint Invites You to a FREE Outdoor Family Movie Night

There's nothing more synonymous with summer than catching a flick at the drive-in. 'Round these parts, the nearest drive-in theater is the Holiday Drive-In, located about 30 minutes east of Evansville out in Rockport, IN. I will say that everybody should plan a trip to that drive-in at least once this summer - but if you're looking for a similar experience a little closer to home, I might have just the thing. The thing I'm talking about here is NOT a drive-in, but it is an outdoor movie night, and it's free, and it's in Evansville.

Patriotic 4th of July Photos from New Drone and Fireworks Show in Santa Claus, Indiana

Everyone is gearing up for 4th of July Weekend. For most people that means going to a big fireworks show somewhere to celebrate Independence Day. Some fireworks shows, like the City of Whitesville's and the big show at Owensboro Christian Church, have already come and gone. Others, like the City of Owensboro's All-American 4th of July Celebration, will take place on the 4th.

‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Tops $1 Billion And Becomes Biggest Hit of 2022

Tom Cruise’s career is definitely not in the danger zone. His latest film, Top Gun: Maverick, was already the biggest hit of his entire career. But the movie keeps on grossing major bucks, week after week week. And this weekend, despite competition from Jurassic World: Dominion and the brand new Elvis biopic from Baz Luhrmann, it crossed the $1 billion threshold in worldwide ticket sales.