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VCSC Hosting Open Forum Next Week

Posted on April 24th, 2017 by Jeff Smith

The Vincennes Community School Board has announced an open forum for the public to voice their opinions, questions and concerns on the upcoming Tecumseh-Harrison Elementary Renovation project. On Monday, May 1st, the public is invited to attend the forum, which will be held in the gymnasium of the elementary, only weeks before the project is […]

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Knox Co. United Way Kicking Off 2018 Grant Cycle

Posted on April 24th, 2017 by Jeff Smith

The United Way of Knox County is officially accepting applications for their 2018 Grant Cycle. Requesting to apply is the first step in the grant process and is a necessity for those hoping to partner and receive funding from the organization. The United Way of Knox County helps to fund agencies and programs that focus […]

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VU’s ‘Jazz on the Wabash’ Set for Wednesday

Posted on April 24th, 2017 by Jeff Smith

Jazz will take center stage later this week as the Vincennes University Department of Music and Theatre will present ‘Jazz on the Wabash.’ The event will feature VU’s Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Wade Baker, and VU’s Jazz Combo, under the direction of Scott Mercer. Professional jazz pianist and saxophonist Randy Villars will also […]

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2017 Session Wrap-Up: Roads, Education, Cold Beer And Vaping

Posted on April 23rd, 2017 by Jeff Smith

The 2017 session was defined largely by a single issue: road funding. Though other issues surfaced, lawmakers kept their eyes on a long-term roads plan.

Local Arrest Report – 4.24.17

Posted on April 24th, 2017 by Jeff Smith

– The Knox County Sheriff’s Department arrested 29-year-old Jason Cale Newport over the weekend. Newport is charged with possession of marijuana and operating a vehicle while intoxicated. – 28-year-old Amber Leigh Cruz-Hernandez was taken into custody by Vincennes Police Saturday night. She is facing charges of possession of meth and paraphernalia. – 22-year-old Cody Aaron […]

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Chamber Presents Awards at Annual Banquet

Posted on April 21st, 2017 by Jeff Smith

The Knox County Chamber of Commerce handed out awards during its annual banquet last night at the Green Activities Center. Jayne Bierhaus Young received the 2017 Women in Business award. Bierhaus serves as the CEO and Chairman of Wabash Foodservice.She has worked in every asset of the family owned business and volunteered her time to […]

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KCPL Block Party Kicks Off Tonight

Posted on April 21st, 2017 by Jeff Smith

There’s a party at the Knox County Public Library! Beginning tonight, the Library will be holding a Block Party in the parking lot of the McGrady Brockman House located at Seventh and Hart in Vincennes. The Block Party will feature food and fun for area kids, and will also serve as a kick-off for the […]

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Local Arrest Report – 4.21.17

Posted on April 21st, 2017 by Jeff Smith

– Vincennes Police arrested 21-year-old Eric Dustin-Shane Rutkowski early Thursday morning. He was wanted for Failure to Appear. – 20-year-old Johni A.¬†Raney was arrested just after 6:00 p.m. Thursday. Raney is facing charges of possession of marijuana and paraphernalia. – 53-year-old Bruce Cederlund was taken into custody by the Knox County Sheriff’s Department yesterday afternoon […]

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Parks Dept. Taking Lester Square Project Online

Posted on April 20th, 2017 by Jeff Smith

The Vincennes Parks Department is partnering with a local businessman to launch an online website to raise money for the purchase of fitness equipment for Lester Square Park. Parks Superintendent Steve Beaman says Richard ¬†Grav who owns Host Crew, a telecommunications carrier has gotten behind the effort and designed a website that individuals and businesses […]

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