“News” Category

North Knox Receives Literacy Grant

Posted on June 22nd, 2018 by tcloyd

The North Knox School Corporation has received a grant through the Duke Energy Foundation to promote literacy and improve reading skills over the summer. In making the announcement, Melody Birmingham-Boyd, Duke Energy state president for Indiana says a child’s ability to read at grade level is one of the strongest indicators of whether they will […]

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String Of New Business Openings Continues

Posted on June 22nd, 2018 by tcloyd

The economic outlook in Vincennes remains strong. The Knox County Chamber of Commerce yesterday held ribbon cutting ceremonies for the opening of a new branch bank on North Sixth Street and new ownership of an already established business. 1st Vincennes Savings Bank celebrated the opening of new branch office at 2016 North 6th street. Branch […]

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Main Street Project Is Expected To Begin Monday

Posted on June 22nd, 2018 by tcloyd

Work on the Main Street Project is expected to get underway next week. City Engineer John Sprauge informed members of the Vincennes Redevelopment Commission Thursday that the contract with Kearns Excavating has been signed. Work was expected to start much sooner, but Sprague explained the sale of bonds to pay for the project wasn’t finalized […]

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Breeland To Appear For Court Hearing

Posted on June 22nd, 2018 by tcloyd

A Vincennes man will make his initial court appearance next week in connection with the death of a 2-year-old child. Jaquerion Anderson was found unresponsive June 12th and later pronounced dead at Good Samaritan Hospital. 29 year old LaQuentin Breeland is charged with Reckless Homicide, neglect of a dependent, and aggravated battery resulting in the […]

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Library Seeks Input On Traffic Changes

Posted on June 21st, 2018 by tcloyd

The Knox County Public Library is considering traffic changes to its main parking lot. Director Emily Bunyan says library patrons will have the opportunity to fill out a survey to express their opinion. the survey will be located inside the main entrance to the library or on-line on the library’s facebook page. The current entrance […]

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New Spray Park To Open Soon

Posted on June 21st, 2018 by tcloyd

Vincennes Parks Superintendent Steve Beaman anticipates the opening of the new spray park at Four Lakes Park to open in early July. Beaman told members of the Vincennes Parks Board last night that the pieces for the spray park have been installed and they turned the water on last week to make sure it was […]

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Rainbow Beach Is Staying Busy

Posted on June 21st, 2018 by tcloyd

Attendance at Rainbow Beach is off to a good start. Since the swimming pool opened on Memorial Day, Vincennes Parks Superintendent Steve Beaman says they’ve been averaging crowds of around 700 people daily with the exception of when the pool was closed due to rain. Beaman says a recent weekend saw the pool take in […]

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Wild Car Chase Ends In Princeton

Posted on June 21st, 2018 by tcloyd

A man who was being chased by Gibson County deputies smiled and waved as he crashed into two patrol cars Wednesday after refusing to stop at a stop sign in Princeton, and driving at high speeds toward Illinois. Deputies say that after Joshua Bolin of Evansville crashed, he had to be subdued with a stun […]

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Police Arrests

Posted on June 21st, 2018 by tcloyd

A Vincennes man was arrested early this morning by police on criminal trespass and theft charges. 33-year-old Robert Swettenam was booked into the Knox County Jail. He is facing an additional charge of resisting law enforcement. >>>> The Knox County Sheriff’s Department arrested 39-year-old William Barksdale following a traffic stop last night in Vincennes. Barksdale […]

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Felony Charges Sought Against Vincennes Woman

Posted on June 19th, 2018 by Jeff Smith

22 felony charges have been filed against a Vincennes woman who worked for the Paxton Media Group. Paxton is the parent company of the Vincennes Sun-Commercial, Princeton Daily Clarion and Mt. Carmel Register. According to the Princeton Daily Clarion, Gibson County Prosecutor Michael Cochren filed documents Monday seeking the charges against 25-year-old Neely Held, who […]

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