Local News

Newburgh Bars Raise Funds For Pool

Jun 7, 2018
Isaiah Seibert / WNIN

It’s a hot and humid day, perfect weather to go to the pool. But the Newburgh Community Pool is empty.

"We miss it terribly. It broke all of our hearts to close the pool, " said Mary Ann Wilsbacher, president of Newburgh Parks Board.

The town council and parks board decided to close the pool in January because of increased maintenance costs. The pool was reaching the end of its lifespan and town officials hoped to keep it open a few more years, but sub-zero temperatures caused a pipe to burst and damaged the pool. A consulant told them reopening it was not worth the cost. 

Two Main Street- Author Mike Whicker

Jun 7, 2018
Steve Burger

When Evansville author Mike Whicker is in the house, look for spies, treachery and intrigue around every corner and a good dose of military history.


While Bloomington psychologist Albert Fink’s career effectively ended when his professional license was revoked last month, the ongoing impact of Dr. Fink falsifying a mental exam in a criminal case did not.

At least one alleged crime that happened after Fink’s conviction last year could cause an issue for the  court system.

Alfonso Vidal

Why did Alfonso come to the Midwest? It had something to do with the FARC - las Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia or the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia - una alianza en contra del gobierno since 1964. The FARC sustains their estilo de vida by kidnapping and ransom, illegal mining, extorsiones and the production and distribución of illegal drugs.

Vectren working on downtown grid

Jun 6, 2018
John Gibson

Vectren says it’s working to improve the electrical grid in Downtown Evansville.

Vectren Energy Delivery says crews will complete five grid modernization and expansion projects to meet the demands of the growing downtown.

In a news release, the utility company said two of the projects consist of underground cable replacement, which includes replacing aging infrastructure and retrofitting existing manholes lids.

Another two projects will replace network transformers serving several downtown-area buildings.