Daviess County Newswire

Daviess County Newswire

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  1. New chapter planned for Owensboro's iconic Gabe's TowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 20 | WFIE-TV Evansville

    ... has worked with homeless veterans for several years and claims to have helped them move out of Owensboro and Daviess County because of what he calls a lack of services to help them in the region. He also explained a partnership with Kentucky Habitat ...

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  2. You Listened To Children Crying At The Border. Sheriffs Listened To Kirstjen Nielsen.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 19 | Yahoo!

    ... and his immigration policy, while others said they were just doing their jobs. Keith Cain, sheriff of Daviess County, Kentucky, said he and Sessions "don't agree on everything," but he called the attorney general a "significant partner." Cain, who ...

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  3. Witnesses report driver attempting to hit cars head-onRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 9 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    ... of Owensboro, was arrested Friday around 11:45 p.m. in the area of US-60 West and Hwy-279 South. The Daviess County Sheriff's Office was contacted by witnesses, who claimed a blue car was trying to hit other vehicles head-on as well as running them ...

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  4. KSP finds runaway Daviess Co. teen in Masonville areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | WEHT

    ... saw her running in a wheat field then into a wood line between Taylor Rd. and Masonville-Habitat Rd. KSP, Daviess County Sheriff's Office, Masonville Fire and EMA are all searching the area. Wilkerson is described as a white female, standing 5'0", ...

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  5. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 3 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    ... come out here and say that it's okay to be gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender here in Owensboro, here in Daviess County and the surrounding areas," Paynter said. "It's important to celebrate families that look like yours and families that don't ...

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  6. O.Z. Tyler Distillery joining Kentucky Bourbon TrailRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 31 | WEHT

    "The Kentucky Bourbon Trail had over a million visitors last year," said Jacob Call. "So, we fully expect to capture some of those tourists and some of those tourist dollars coming in to Owensboro and Daviess County to visit us."

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  7. Suspect arrested in connection with Owensboro shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 30 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    Jahlil Barrett, 19, of Owensboro, is in the Daviess County Detention Center on an assault charge. He was booked into jail around 3:15 Wednesday morning.

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  8. Summer lunch programs underway for Daviess Co. kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2018 | WFIE-TV Evansville

    ... ids sure appreciate it. The summer feeding program goes all summer and feeds children from both Owensboro and Daviess County schools. But you don't even have to be a student, you just have to be 18 or younger.

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  9. Tri-State family standing only feet away from boat explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 28 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    ... of looked like it was shooting to the back side of our canopy," Mike added. The Koger family, who live in Daviess County, say the boat had just filled up with fuel and they were doing the same while standing only feet away. Jason Koger says he ...

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  10. Fallen veterans honored during annual Memorial Day event in Daviess Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 28 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    The number of veterans, who have died this year with ties to Daviess County, increased. On this Memorial Day, each of them was honored.

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  11. Western Kentucky veterans remembered on Memorial DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 28 | WEHT

    Veterans and other community members laid flowers at the memorial as the names of veterans killed while serving our country were read off. "To me, it reminds me to remember our fallen heroes, our veterans that have passed on," said Jessie Hettinger of the Owensboro-Daviess County Veterans Organization.

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  12. Driver found inside wrecked vehicle hours after accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 26 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    ... seen until a farmer went to check on his fields early Saturday. The Utica Fire Department along with the West Daviess County Fire department arrived to the accident at 5:15 a.m. The injured driver was pulled from the car and taken to a hospital, ...

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  13. Jeffrey N. Howard, 44, Reynolds Station, KentuckyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2018 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    Jeffrey Howard, 44-years-old, of Reynolds Station, Kentucky was wanted by KSP after he did not return to the Ohio County Detention Center by the scheduled time on Friday. Trooper Corey King says Howard stole fuel from a gas station in Whitesville, Daviess County before being found in Bath County.

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  14. Suspect arrested in Owensboro after evading police for weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | WEHT

    Monday morning about 10, the Daviess County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigations Division and US Marshals Western Kentucky Fugitive Task Force arrested 27-year-old Joshua Williams on several warrants stemming from an incident that happened last month. Ultimately, Marshals say they had to use a ram to force open the hotel room door, again ordering Williams to exit the room.

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  15. Daviess County Sheriff's Office searching for missing 13-year-old girlRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2018 | WEHT

    According to to the sheriff, deputies responded to a home on E. Taylor Road in Masonville, just after 9:00 Thursday night for a report of a missing juvenile with mental and medical issues. Deputies, along with troopers from Kentucky State Police have been searching for hours now using K-9 units, night vision technology and other measures.

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  16. Kentucky man charged in death of his 3-month-old sonRead the original story

    May 1, 2018 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Twenty-two-year-old Austin L. Haaff was charged with murder Monday in the death of Collin Lee Haaff. News outlets cite a Daviess County Sheriff's Department arrest citation and dispatch report that says the case began April 20 when authorities responded to reports of a child not breathing.

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  17. 3-month-old dead, father charged with murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2018 | WEHT

    ... to Bellew. Bellew says, "It's just an innocent life and I was told the child is just a couple months old." Daviess County Sheriff Keith Cain says, "He did indicate and admit to actions that are consistent with Shaken Baby Syndrome." "There is a ...

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  18. Traffic Alert: Wreck shuts down section of I-64Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2018 | WFIE-TV Evansville

    ... have a difficult time finding their forever home because of their vicious stereotype (WFIE) Thanks to the Daviess County Kentucky Animal Shelter, you could be taking home that furry friend you've been wanting for free in the month of May. Thanks to ...

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  19. Owensboro sees meth-opioids mixRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2018 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... the state Office of Drug Control Policy. "People say ... 'Why do you not have an opioid problem? ... Why does Daviess County not suffer the same problems'" with opioids as Louisville, northern Kentucky and eastern Kentucky, Daviess County Sheriff ...

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  20. Daviess Co. Animal Shelters hosts free pit bull adoptionsRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2018 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    Thanks to the Daviess County Kentucky Animal Shelter, you could be taking home that furry friend you've been wanting for free in the month of May. Pit Bulls are some of the most commonly found dogs in animal shelters and often have a difficult time finding their forever home because of their vicious stereotype.

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