Evansville to host first ever Zombie 5k

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – Join us for the first Evansville Zombie 5k on Sunday, October 30 at 3 p.m. inside Wesselman’s Park to support American Red Cross. Event organizers say the first annual Evansville Zombie 5k Run & Walk involves racing to the Red Cross, retrieving a “cure” and getting it back to “base.” Organizers […]
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Cheney rips Trump ‘death wish’ comments against McConnell: ‘Absolutely despicable, racist attack’

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) on Monday ripped former President Trump’s recent remarks saying that Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has a “death wish,” calling the comments against McConnell and his wife, former Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, an “absolutely despicable, racist attack.” Cheney, the vice chairwoman of the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, […]
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Study ranks the best cities for foodies in the U.S.

(WALLETHUB) – Fans of the Fall Festival will be disappointed to learn Evansville was not named in WalletHub’s list of the best “foodie” cities in America. WalletHub compared more than 180 cities across 29 key indicators including the cost of groceries to affordability and accessibility of high quality restaurants to food festivals per capita. With […]

Craft fair to benefit Evansville animal rescue

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – It Takes a Village (ITV) is accepting applications for the 9th Annual Helping Hounds Craft Fair on November 5, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Officials with ITV say the event will be at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, located at 5130 Lincoln Avenue, in Evansville, and it costs $1 to get […]

Jordan’s Way coming to help out It Takes a Village

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – ITV has announced that Jordan’s Way Live National Tour will be at the ITV Rescue Center on October 10 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.  Jordan’s Way travels around the country to call attention to the plight of animal rescues and shelters with live events streamed through social media. ITV says […]

Guide released on healthiest food options at Fall Festival

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – Healthier options are now easier to find, thanks to the 13 Fall Festival booths participating in the Wise Choice program. Deaconess and the West Side Nut Club have teamed up to recognize lower calorie, lower fat and lower sodium foods at the Fall Festival. The Wise Choice program features 13 booths, offering […]

Boo Fest returns to Diamond Lake Resort

Owensboro, KY. (WEHT) Each Saturday in October, the Boo Fest is at Diamond Lake Resort in Owensboro. Several activities are planned like pumpkin painting, pony-rides, games, a bounce house, and costume contests. Haunted hay rides are on Friday and Saturday evenings. All ghost, ghouls, goblins, and witches are welcomed for an “Unboolievable” time. For more […]

What to know about the Oath Keepers trial

The trial against Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes and four of his associates began on Monday as the Department of Justice (DOJ) seeks to convict them on the rarely used charge of seditious conspiracy in a Washington, D.C., court. In opening statements, Assistant U.S. Attorney Jeffrey Nestler told jurors that Rhodes and the Oath Keepers […]

Anderson schools custodian arrested for child solicitation

ANDERSON, Ind. — A substitute custodian employed with Anderson Community Schools was arrested on Friday after being accused of child solicitation. Trevor Lane, 24, of Anderson is listed as an inmate in the Madison County Jail under a preliminary charge of child solicitation. Official charges have not yet been filed by the Madison County Prosecutor. […]

Shaq Leonard, Tyquan Lewis ruled out for Thursday’s game at Denver

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Colts must deal with a quick turnaround without two significant players. Linebacker Shaquille Leonard and defensive tackle Tyquan Lewis have been ruled out of Thursday night’s game at Denver with concussions. The status of running back Jonathan Taylor, who suffered an ankle injury in Sunday’s 24-17 loss to Tennessee, won’t be […]

USI student places in Ironman Competition

INDIANA (WEHT) – Call it a Tri-Athlon taken to the extreme. We’re talking about a 2.4 mile swim, a 112 mile bike ride and a 26.2 mile run. It’s called an Ironman Competition. And Jordan Ambrose, a USI student and Tri-State native, signed up for her first one last year. She trained for a little […]