Wendy Bredhold

Protesters expected outside Trump rally

Aug 30, 2018

Thousands of Trump supporters are expected to attend the president’s rally inside the Ford Center Thursday evening, while opponents gather outside. 

One of the protests is planned a good distance from the Ford Center, outside Memorial Baptist Church at Walnut and Garvin streets.

Wendy Bredhold is spokeswoman for the rally calledThis is Our Home, These are Our Voices”…

"It's entirely organized by local groups and it's about the issues that impact us."

Vectren CEO doesn't expect energy changes

Apr 26, 2018

The head of Vectren doesn’t expect any changes in the company’s energy generating plans, even as a Texas company moves to buy the Evansville-based utility.

Vectren president and CEO Carl Chapman told reporters that CenterPoint Energy doesn’t own any energy generating facilities, in accordance with Texas law.

And Chapman said Center Point knows Vectren’s long-term energy plans…

Vectren eyes Spencer County for solar array

Mar 13, 2018

Vectren has selected a site in Spencer County for a 50-megawatt solar farm. 

In a news release, the Evansville-based utility company announced it has selected First Solar Incorporated to build the solar array in Troy.

Vectren said the array will be situated on about 300 acres and will consist of about 150,000 solar panels.

The array will be mounted on a single-axis tracking system, which enables the panels to automatically pivot to enhance energy generation as the sun’s rays move across the surface of the Earth.

Inauguration Day inclusion rally planned for Evv

Jan 18, 2017

A community rally for diversity and inclusion is planned for Inauguration Day in Downtown Evansville.

Within hours of Donald Trump taking the oath of office in Washington D.C., a rally called “With Liberty and Justice for All” will begin at the Four Freedoms Monument.

Wendy Bredhold is one of the organizers. She tells WNIN News the event starts at 3 p.m. Friday and will include a number of speakers, music and poetry, and a march to Central Library, where several groups will be tabled to connect people with resources.

Evansville woman recommends Facebook "detox"

Mar 29, 2016

Many of us can’t imagine life without Facebook. But a local woman took a break from the social media site and found it liberating.

Wendy Bredhold says she decided to log-off Facebook at the beginning of the year, and stayed off the site until this month.

She tells WNIN’s John Gibson that the Facebook “detox” felt good. She says she found a new appreciation for her privacy.

Bredhold also wonders about the future of social media. She says more and more young people are expressing privacy concerns.