“News” Category

Myszak gets Approval for Grain Silo Removal

Posted on October 19th, 2018 by Jeff Smith

The future of Downtown Vincennes took another big step forward earlier this week. On Wednesday, Architect Andy Myszak presented his plans to remove grain silos along First Street to the Indiana Historic Preservation Review Board. Where those silos currently stand, Myszak plans to build a multi-level apartment building overlooking the Wabash River. The board approved […]

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Candidate Forum Set for Next Week

Posted on October 19th, 2018 by Jeff Smith

We’re less than four weeks away from election day, and next week, Knox County Candidates will have the chance to speak their mind on the issues. A candidate forum sponsored by the Knox County League of Women Voters will take place in WVUT Studio A. Candidates in the races for Knox County Sheriff, County Commissioner […]

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RDC to Continue Parking Lot Discussion

Posted on October 19th, 2018 by Jeff Smith

The Vincennes Redevelopment Commission is expected to hold a special meeting in the near future to open bids for a new downtown parking lot. City Engineer John Sprague says he expects to advertise for bids by the end of October. The new lot will located on the site of the former Conoco Service Station. The property […]

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Vincennes Hosting 2nd Large Item Disposal Day

Posted on October 19th, 2018 by Jeff Smith

Vincennes will once again partner with Republic Services for a second Large Item Disposal Day tomorrow. Between 8:30 and 11:00 a.m., Republic Services will accept items too large to place in trash bags at their Second Street location for free disposal. Items that may be delivered to Republic Services include household furniture, mattresses, large toys, […]

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Veterans Office Holding Open House

Posted on October 19th, 2018 by Jeff Smith

Earlier this month, we told you the Veterans Services Office was officially moved into their new home at 112 N 7th Street in Vincennes. Now, they’re ready to show off their new space. A ribbon cutting and open house will take place Monday morning at the new office, which formerly called the basement of the […]

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Bassler Hosting Series of Town Halls

Posted on October 19th, 2018 by Jeff Smith

State Senator Eric Bassler has announced a series of town halls set to be held throughout the remain of the year. The purpose of the town halls will be for Bassler to discuss legislative topics with local residents. Bassler’s series of meetings will take place beginning on Tuesday, October 23rd at the Cherry Ghost Coffee […]

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Gregg Park Shelter House Work Slated for Spring

Posted on October 19th, 2018 by Jeff Smith

Restoration of the enclosed Shelter House at Gregg Park is expected to get underway sometime this spring. Vincennes Parks Superintendent Steve Beaman says RQAW is working on the engineering specifications for he project. Once those designs receive state approval, Beaman says they can advertise for bids. Earlier this year, the city was awarded a 50-thousand […]

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Medical Marijuana Considered By Committee

Posted on October 18th, 2018 by Jeff Smith

For the first time, Hoosier lawmakers considered medical marijuana in a study committee. The committee heard several hours of testimony at the Statehouse. Physicians were among those testifying both for and against medical marijuana. Dr. Andrew Greenspan says many of the cancer patients he treats question why Hoosiers don’t have access to medical marijuana. “Thirty-one […]

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Water Utilities Sets Plan for Water Tower Rehab

Posted on October 18th, 2018 by Jeff Smith

Vincennes Utilities Services Manager Kirk Bouchie has outlined plans for rehabbing the city’s three remaining water towers. The Utility Services Board authorized Bouchie to enter into a contract with Utility Service Company out of Atlanta, Georgia to perform the work for just under $1.4 million. Bouchie says the water tower in the Fox Ridge subdivision […]

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United Way Introducing New Fall Tradition

Posted on October 18th, 2018 by Jeff Smith

The public is invited to take part in a new fall tradition to benefit a good cause. The United Way of Knox County will be selling pumpkins in the front lawn of the First Vincennes Savings Bank on Sixth Street Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Once a pumpkin is purchased, the new owner […]

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