All clear given after possible explosion on west side
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - Law enforcement on scene gave the all clear after Sheriff Noah Robinson told us first responders were investigating a possible explosion. Robison says this happened on Franklin Street near Tekoppel Elementary. According to Vanderburgh County dispatch, the call came in at 4:30 p.m. as a residential...
Two Christian boarding school staff charged for kidnapping in Wayne County
PIEDMONT - Two people were arrested for kidnapping in Wayne County on Friday night after an ongoing investigation. The individuals were Larry Charles Musgraves Jr. and Carmen Grizel Musgraves. Both were staff at ABM Ministries Lighthouse Christian Academy in Piedmont, a private Christian boarding school for boys ages 10-13. According to a release from the Wayne County Sherriff's Office, both have been charged for first degree kidnapping and are being held at the Wayne County Jail without bond.
Road closure planned for State Road 57 in Vanderburgh County
VANDERBURGH COUNTY, Ind. (WEVV) — The Indiana Department of Transportation is announcing a road closure for State Road 57 in Vanderburgh County. Starting Monday, March 11th, crews will close State Road 57 in the area of Daylight. The closure will happened between Green River Road and Boonville-New Harmony Road.
VCSO Dep. Hacker remembered one year after passing
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office is remembering a fallen deputy who passed away one year ago Saturday. The sheriff’s office shared a photo of Deputy Asson Hacker on social media and gave a few words in his memory. “Asson Hacker was born in Queens,...
Open Line ON DEMAND – Big Eclipse in a Small Town – Crossville
In this episode of Open Line, Jc catches up with Crossville, IL Mayor Henry Feldmann and General Manager of Crossville Communications Chris Birkla. They discuss plans for the upcoming Total Eclipse coming up on April 8th, 2024. Listen in for details.
You Can Join a Paranormal Investigation of a Haunted Southern Indiana Landmark
If you're a fan of things that go "bump" in the night, then a night of investigating the paranormal may be right up your alley!. New Harmony, Indiana is a small town with a lot of history. New Harmony is a national historic landmark and was first settled over 200 years ago.
Would permanently repealing a 1% sales tax on groceries impact IL towns?
HENDERSON, Ky. (WEHT) – On February 21, Governor J.B. Pritzker proposed permanently repealing a 1% sales tax on groceries. That same tax was temporarily suspended for a year in 2022. We checked with our local Illinois towns to see if they would be impacted. According to Illinois.gov, the part of Gov. Pritzker’s address that includes mention […]
The gas price fluctuate between $3.17 and $3.29 in Poseyville as of 2024-03-04. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.352, a week ago the price is $3.264 , according to AAA.
Burn ban issued in Posey County despite recent rain
POSEY CO., Ind. (WFIE) - The risk of fires has forced Posey County to issue a burn ban. Emergency Management officials say despite receiving some rain in the past couple of days, it has not been enough to prevent brush fires from spreading. Posey County EMA says the burn ban,...
Pair of Sentences Handed Down in Wayne Co. Court Thursday
Judge Valentine in Wayne County Court handed down a pair of sentences on Thursday. 37-year-old Amanda M. Scott of Fairfield pled guilty on a charge of unlawful possession of meth. As a part of the plea, 3 counts of possession of a controlled substance, 2 counts of possession of meth, a count of possession of drug paraphernalia, driving on a cancelled, revoked, or suspended registration were dropped. Scott will serve 2 years of probation and pay court costs of $5259.
Bosse uses late burst to beat Mt. Vernon by 12
BOONVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – The Bulldogs ended the game on a run with a 62-50 victory over the Wildcats. Bosse advances to the sectional championship.
Dick Clark’s Restaurant In Princeton, Indiana Has New Owner After 77 Years
If you are of a certain age, you probably remember hamburger stands, malt shops, and car hops. Back in the day, the diners were hoppin', and eating in your car was just the coolest. There is a family-owned restaurant in Princeton, Indiana that has the name of a famous man, but the real celebrity is the menu.
Forest Park earns sectional three-peat with win over North Posey
HUNTINGBURG, Ind. (WEHT) – The Rangers won 52-46 to push North Posey’s sectional drought to 67 years and counting.
Southridge wins 3A sectional title on the road vs. Princeton
Southridge wins 3A sectional title on the road vs. Princeton.
Wabash County Residents Call For New Road Commissioner
Residents in Mt. Carmel say their safety is at risk, and their vehicles are being damaged due to the poor road conditions. Road Commissioner John Jones says its because of the lack of funding, but the county highway engineer says that's not true.
60-year-old Detroit women charged for stealing 30 houses
(The Center Square) – A 60-year-old Detroit woman was charged with conspiring to steal 30 houses from low-income people facing potential tax foreclosure. Zina Thomas was charged in a criminal complaint filed in the United States District Court for her role in a fraud scheme that stole houses from dozens of Detroiters. The complaint charges Thomas with conspiracy to commit wire fraud, wire fraud, money laundering and aggravated identity theft. ...
Flock cameras pick up stolen car, deputies make arrest
The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man after they say flock cameras first detected the man was driving a stolen vehicle.
'WHipp Motocross' racing facility under development in Gibson County
The motocross racing facility in Owensville will hold a grand opening event in May.
Several departments end fire protection in Washington Township
HENDERSON, Ky. (WEHT) – Some changes have been made to the fire protection status of Washington Township in Gibson County. Officials say upon recognizing that the Washington Township Trustee and Board has made a “conscious and informed” decision to decline further contracted fire/medical protection from White River Fire Territory, it is the collective position of […]
February 28 tornados have a history in the Tri-State
HENDERSON, Ky. (WEHT)- The tornado risk for the most recent round of storms never really materialized, but the Tri-State does have a history with twisters on February 28. Most recently, in 2017 an EF3 tornado went through Crossville in Southern Illinois. That storm his in the late night hours, killing one person and leaving behind […]