“News” Category

McCormick Trust Endows Scholarships At V-U

Posted on February 16th, 2018 by tcloyd

The Vincennes University Foundation has been named as a beneficiary in the C. James McCormick Revocable Trust. In accordance with the wishes of the late Jim McCormick, $100,000 was donated to the VU Foundation to be split equally into four separate scholarships.  The existing Mac Award Memorial Scholarship Fund will fund annual scholarships to four […]

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Beaman Thanks RDC For 4-Lakes Park Project

Posted on February 16th, 2018 by tcloyd

Four Lakes Park in Vincennes will have a new look when it finally warms up enough for outdoor activities. City parks superintendent Steve Beaman thanked members of the city’s redevelopment commission yesterday for providing the funding to rebuild the shelter house at the park which includes new handicapped accessible restrooms. The splash pad park which […]

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Knox Co. Arrests

Posted on February 16th, 2018 by tcloyd

Indiana State Police arrested a Bicknell man last night on check deception charges. 48-year-old Thomas Lay is being held in the Knox County Jail pending an initial court appearance. >>>> 20-year-old Richard Rollins was arrested by Knox County Sheriff’s Deputies following a domestic disturbance Thursday afternoon. He is being held in the Knox County Jail […]

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Court Of Appeals To Hear KCARC Case

Posted on February 15th, 2018 by tcloyd

The Indiana Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments in the case of -K-C-A-R-C against a former employee on the Vincennes University Campus Next week. In an action before the Indiana Civil Rights Commission, Mellissa Davis alleged the K-C-A-R-C discriminated against her on the basis of her disability when it terminated her employment following a […]

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County Council Readjusts Pantheon Agreement

Posted on February 14th, 2018 by Jeff Smith

The County Council has proposed a few changes to an interlocal agreement for management of the Pantheon Business Theater Project. Discussion during the County Council’s meeting Tuesday night regarding the Pantheon largely revolved around the proposed 5th member of the board that would oversee the project, someone appointed from INVIN. Per the terms of the agreement […]

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Change Made to Code Compliance Officer Position

Posted on February 14th, 2018 by Jeff Smith

There’s been a slight change in regards to the new compliance officer position at the county. Knox County Commission President Kellie Streeter gave the Knox County Council an update on where the position stands at their meeting last night. Streeter said that while they advertised for the position and interviewed with several capable candidates, ultimately […]

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Decker Seeking Assistance for Waterline Repair

Posted on February 14th, 2018 by Jeff Smith

The Knox County Council listened to a request for help from Decker officials at their meeting last night. President of the Decker Town Council Jay Linneweber and program manager with the Southern Indiana Development Commission Michelle Carrico reached out to the council for monetary assistance regarding Decker’s water infrastructure. Decker is one of the smaller communities in […]

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Highway Dept. Presents 2018 Resurfacing Plan

Posted on February 14th, 2018 by Jeff Smith

Knox County Highway Superintendent Benji Boyd presented his resurfacing plan for 2018 to the Knox County Council at their meeting Tuesday night. According to Boyd, the contract looks fairly similar to last year’s resurfacing contract with the number of roads involved. While Boyd said, ideally, he would like to use nothing but hot mix asphalt, […]

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Local Arrest Report – 2.14.18

Posted on February 14th, 2018 by Jeff Smith

-Vincennes Police arrested a local woman wanted on a Knox County warrant last night. Officers located 47-year-old Angela Allbright at a residence in the 200 block of South 4th Street and arrested her. She was taken to the Knox County Jail. -33-year-old Michael Snider Jr. was arrested for being a habitual traffic violator by the […]

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VU Hosting Play4Kay Event Tonight

Posted on February 14th, 2018 by Jeff Smith

The Vincennes University Mens and Womens basketball team with look to fight back against Breast Cancer tonight as they once again host a Play 4 Kay event tonight. The Play4Kay Cancer Fund’s national initiative has generated more than $5.38 million for scientific research focused on women’s cancers. Last year’s Play4Kay initiative at VU generated $3,955 […]

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