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A barge tow heads upriver at the Evansville bend. Commerce and culture combine to make a rich history for the Ohio River in our area.On Thursday, March 28th, 2019, WNIN-FM broadcast interviews, features and stories throughout the day from Morning Edition through All Things Considered. Here is that coverage of all things along, on and under the Ohio River from Owensboro to Mt. Vernon.

Day Out- Henderson Mayor Steve Austin


"Discover your nature" is one of Henderson's favorite mottos. In making that statement, they point to a couple of pretty notable successes in that regard. Wildlife master artist John James Audubon and blues artist and composer W.C. Handy both sharpened their skills in the river city.

WNIN's Steve Burger talked with Mayor Austin about the massive growth they expect from the planned new Interstate 69 bridge over the Ohio River and how the city is working with young people to fill the jobs that will open up with the expected growth.