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22 hrs ago | Evansville Courier & Press

Good Friday a day off for some, but not for others

However, area students will be in school for the day. Evansville Vanderburgh School Corp., and Warrick County students were originally scheduled to have Good Friday off, but they will be headed to school then instead, thanks to all the cancellations they had earlier this school year because of the winter weather.

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Related Topix: Warrick County, IN, University of Southern Indiana, University of Evansville, Evansville, IN

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Evansville Courier & Press

Evansville law enforcement arrest Texas man suspected of distributing meth in the Tri-State area

According to a Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office affidavit, members of the city-county drug task force arrested 31-year-old Joseph K. Izbell late Wednesday night at Tropicana Evansville.

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Related Topix: Evansville, IN

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Daily Journal

Harsh Indiana winter straps county budgets

The harshest winter in decades has forced highway departments across Indiana to look for money to pay off snow-related overtime and repair roads.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Evansville Courier & Press

Who Owns That? Taxpayers will pay up front for housing demolitions | VIDEO

The bids were recently approved by the city Board of Public Safety. Deputy Building Commissioner Ron Beane said the city hires the contractor and then will send the bill and a $400 fee to the property owners.

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Evansville Courier & Press

Vanderburgh County Restaurant Inspections | April 12

Summaries of Vanderburgh County Health Department's inspections are made public after restaurants and food stores have had 10 days to respond.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Evansville Courier & Press

LETTER: Fuel tax should be used exclusively for road repairs

Whereby, with this winter's brutal cold, ice and snow weather conditions devastating Indiana, Vanderburgh County and the City of Evansville roads with deep cavities, our State of Indiana Highway Department should have sufficient funds allocated for repaving these hazardous road conditions.

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Related Topix: Weather, Evansville, IN

WTCA-AM Plymouth

DNR asks public help in finding Indiana's largest trees

The Department of Natural Resources is accepting nominations for the 2015 Big Tree Register, a list of the largest known specimen of each native tree species in the state of Indiana.

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Evansville Police Discussing Apt. Arson Suspect

We are at a press conference with the Evansville Police discussing the Sugar Mill Creek arson suspect's mental health.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Evansville Courier & Press

Evansville men face charges in Kentucky, Indiana and Missouri

Scott T. Hunt, 25, and Eric L. Curry, 41, will face multiple charges in Henderson County, including burglary and theft, after a spate of car break-ins in March.

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Evansville Courier & Press

Police: Arson suspect a special-needs resident at East Side apartment complex

According to an Evansville Police Department probable cause affidavit, 47-year-old Michelle Hershberger made that statement to a supervisor at ResCare, a company that provides care for people with special needs.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

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Highway 41 Accident Leaves Two Men Dead

An accident shuts down Highway 41 for hours, and claims the lives of two Evansville men.

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Evansville Courier & Press

Students learn about Vanderburgh County 4-H and how to make 2-liter bottle rockets | VIDEO

Photos by KEVIN SWANK / Courier Press Ryan Miles, 12, and Danielle Fleenor, 11, stomp on the trigger to launch their rockets during a 4-H Blitz and science workshop Wednesday at the EVSC Westbrook Evolution trailer in Westbrook Mobile Home Court in Evansville.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Evansville Courier & Press

County Commissioners agree to nearly $600,000 in repairs to Old National Events Plaza | VIDEO & PDF

Stay up to date with news and information no matter where you are. Download the Courier & Press mobile app for iOS and Android Vanderburgh County plans to spend nearly $600,000 this year on improvement projects for the Old National Events Plaza, formerly The Centre.

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Evansville Courier & Press

Internal probe finds EPD officer's actions justified | VIDEO

The Evansville Police Department's internal probe of an officer-involved shooting on Friday night has found the officer was justified in opening fire on an intoxicated motorist who instigated a high-speed chase through the city's East Side.

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Jury Selection to Take Place for Convicted Murderer

The jury for the latest murder trial for a suspected serial killer in the Louisville area will be chosen from right here in Vanderburgh County.

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Victim Identified in Overnight Fatal Accident

The Vanderburgh County Coroner's Office has identified the victim of a single vehicle accident that occurred early this morning.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Evansville Courier & Press

LETTER: Thanks to all CASA volunteers

Every year thousands of children in Indiana are abused and neglected and become involved in the Juvenile Court system.

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Active Case of Tuberculosis at Vanderburgh County Plant

An AmeriQual representative confirms an employee that worked at the plant months ago through a temp agency has an active case of Tuberculosis.

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Evansville Courier & Press

Police: Man accused of rape in Evansville

A 20-year-old man was arrested and accused of raping a 19-year-old woman in Evansville on Sunday.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Evansville Courier & Press

Who Owns that: Sunday morning fire in the vacant home ruled arson

JAY YOUNG / COURIER & PRESS This home at 747 E. Bellmeade Avenue in Evansville's Center City - vacant since at least 2007 - burned early Sunday morning and the cause was determined to be arson.

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