“News” Category

Lawrence Co. Memorial Hospital Names New CEO

Posted on December 15th, 2017 by Jeff Smith

Lawrence County Memorial Hospital has found their new Chief Executive Officer. Don Robbins will assume the role of CEO effective January 2nd, 2018. Robbins’ hire comes after a national recruitment process by Quorum Health Resources, the hospital’s management consulting firm. Robbins, an Illinois native,┬ácomes to┬áthe hospital with 23 years of healthcare administration experience. A graduate […]

Posted in NewsComments Off on Lawrence Co. Memorial Hospital Names New CEO

Early Morning House Fire Under Investigation

Posted on December 15th, 2017 by Jeff Smith

An early morning house fire in Vincennes remains under investigation. Crews from the Vincennes Fire Department were called to the report of a house fire around 2:00 a.m. this morning. When crews arrived, they began battling the blaze and were able to contain the fire to the home’s attic. The home itself is still standing. […]

Posted in NewsComments Off on Early Morning House Fire Under Investigation

More Info Coming Out About 41 Closure

Posted on December 15th, 2017 by Jeff Smith

Earlier this week, debris on the roadway caused the closure of U.S. 41 South for over two hours. Now, authorities think they know more about where that debris came from. Emergency crews, along with Indiana State Police, responded to the area of U.S. 41 near Co-Op road in Oaktown. There, they not only found debris […]

Posted in NewsComments Off on More Info Coming Out About 41 Closure

Silver Alert Issued for Greene Co. Man

Posted on December 15th, 2017 by Jeff Smith

A Statewide Silver Alert has been issued for a missing Greene County man. 85-year-old Robert G. Waters was last seen on December 14th, around 3:00 p.m. in Linton, is believed to be in extreme danger and may require medical assistance. Waters is described as a white male, 6 feet 0 inches tall, 195 pounds, gray […]

Posted in NewsComments Off on Silver Alert Issued for Greene Co. Man

Wreath Laying Ceremony Set for Tomorrow

Posted on December 15th, 2017 by Jeff Smith

Local service organizations will gather to honor area veterans this weekend. 2017 marks the first year the Wreaths Across America program will take place in Vincennes. Earlier this year, the Vincennes Civitan, Vincennes Rotary and Vincennes Kiwanis Club came together to collect donations. Those donations helped to pay for wreaths that will be placed at […]

Posted in NewsComments Off on Wreath Laying Ceremony Set for Tomorrow

YMCA Hosting December Blood Drive

Posted on December 15th, 2017 by Jeff Smith

The Vincennes YMCA is partnering with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive near the end of the year. On Friday, December 29th, potential donors are invited to make their way to Gym #2 at the YMCA, located at 2010 College Avenue, to help give the gift of life. The event will run […]

Posted in NewsComments Off on YMCA Hosting December Blood Drive

Local Arrest Report – 12.15.17

Posted on December 15th, 2017 by Jeff Smith

– The Knox County Sheriff’s Department arrested 39-year-old Brock Allen Ridgley not long after 8:30 Thursday morning. Ridgley is charged with driving with a suspended license, and failure to appear on a felony charge. – 47-year-old Nikki Lynn Loveless was arrested by Vincennes Police after 12:00 o’clock yesterday. Loveless is charged with theft. – Vincennes […]

Posted in NewsComments Off on Local Arrest Report – 12.15.17

Report: Teen Drug Use Down Nationally, in IN

Posted on December 14th, 2017 by Jeff Smith

The report is one of the first to take a comprehensive look at the rise in vaping among teens.

Posted in NewsComments Off on Report: Teen Drug Use Down Nationally, in IN

Advocates Stress Importance of Informed Care

Posted on December 14th, 2017 by Jeff Smith

Education advocates say trauma informed instruction plays a key role in student success and should be part of the conversation to address opioid addiction.

Posted in NewsComments Off on Advocates Stress Importance of Informed Care