“News” Category

Projects Progressing for Vincennes Parks Board

Posted on May 17th, 2018 by Jeff Smith

Vincennes Parks Superintendent Steve Beaman says Rainbow Beach will open to the public next Sautrday, May 26th. He says pool patrons will now be able to use their debit cards to gain access the pool and pay for refreshments at the concession stand. Meanwhile, Beaman says work continues on the Splash Pad at Four Lakes […]

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VU Water Tower Renovation Slated for June

Posted on May 17th, 2018 by Jeff Smith

The water tower on the Vincennes University Campus will be getting a new paint job and a new logo. Vincennes Water Utilities General Manager Kirk Bouchie says work to clean and paint the tower is expected to get underway in June. Bouchie says in addition to cleaning and maintenance work, the tower will be repainted […]

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‘Swirls’ Cuts Ribbon on New 6th St. Business

Posted on May 17th, 2018 by Jeff Smith

Things on Sixth Street in Vincennes just got a little sweeter. Swirls, a self-serve frozen yogurt shop officially held their ribbon cutting this afternoon. The shop comes from the mind of young entrepreneur Connor Klein, who says he wanted to add something unique to Vincennnes. Klein and his staff welcomed the community during the ceremony […]

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Local Arrest Report – 5.17.18

Posted on May 17th, 2018 by Jeff Smith

-23-year-old Ray Ebler is facing charges of domestic battery and criminal confinement following an incident early this morning. He’s being held in the Knox County Jail on two counts of battery and criminal confinement. -Knox County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 32-year-old Andrew Greenwell Wednesday afternoon for possession of meth. He is being held in the Knox […]

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IN Native To Lead NASA’s Johnson Space Center

Posted on May 16th, 2018 by Jeff Smith

A Hoosier has been chosen as the next director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.  Mark Geyer was born in Indianapolis and received his bachelors and masters degrees in aeronautics at Purdue University. Geyer has spent nearly 30 years with NASA.  His most current role is with the human explorations and operations missions where he provided […]

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Sports Betting Bill to Receive Hearing

Posted on May 16th, 2018 by Jeff Smith

A key Senate committee chair says legislation to legalize sports betting in Indiana will get a hearing next session. That comes after this week’s Supreme Court decision that allows states to authorize such wagering. Rep. Alan Morrison (R-Brazil) wrote a bill this year that would have legalized sports wagering if, say, the Supreme Court sanctioned […]

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Man Found Dead in Knox Co.

Posted on May 16th, 2018 by Jeff Smith

An investigation is underway into the death of a Knox County agriculture worker. Knox County Corner Brian Hagen says the body of a 45-year-old man was found just south of Oaktown Tuesday afternoon. According to Hagen, the body was found near the man’s work pick-up and by an electrical water irrigator. Hagen says an autopsy is […]

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Myszak & Palmer Selected for Pantheon Work

Posted on May 16th, 2018 by Jeff Smith

The Knox County Commissioners have made an important decision for potential work at the Pantheon Theatre. The county is currently pursuing a Historic Preservation Grant that would see exterior work, including an updated facade, done at the downtown Theatre. As part of that process, a request for quotes, or RFQ, on the project was sent […]

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RDC Hosting Public Hearing Tomorrow

Posted on May 16th, 2018 by Jeff Smith

The public is invited to give their input on a proposed bond agreement to pay for Phase One of the Main Street project tomorrow morning. As required by state law, the Vincennes Redevelopment Commission has scheduled a public hearing before their meeting Thursday morning. During that hearing, area residents will have the chance to voice […]

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County Properties to Soon Have New Owners

Posted on May 16th, 2018 by Jeff Smith

A number of county owned properties are a step closer to being in the hands of local entities and individuals. At their meeting Tuesday night, the Knox County Commissioners approved the second and third readings of a pair of resolutions that will transfer properties that have twice been through a tax sale, but went unpurchased. […]

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