Mayor Lloyd Winnecke

CAGE Hosting Problems Assembly

Nov 12, 2018

You have an opportunity Monday night to discuss problems in the Evansville community. 

Congregations Acting for Justice and Empowerment – or CAJE -- will hold its annual Community Problems Assembly at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church on W. Mill Road.

Winnecke: Stone Center "tip of iceberg"

Aug 10, 2018

Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke calls the downtown economic boost already prompted by the Stone Family Center for Health Sciences “the tip of the iceberg.” WNIN's John Gibson spoke with the mayor Tuesday and he said a trip to Michigan helped officials determine a vision for Indiana University’s expansion in Evansville… 

Winnecke: incentives required for Berry expansion

Feb 15, 2018
Berry Global

Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke says incentives are needed to land Berry Global’s $70 million expansion.


The plastics maker is headquartered in Evansville, but Winnecke tells WNIN he’s not taking anything for granted.

The city has offered the company about $4.2 million in tax breaks, including five years of property tax abatement and up to $100,000 of casino tax revenue to go toward training new employees who are Evansville residents.

EPD introduces mounted patrol

Nov 9, 2017
John Gibson

The Evansville Police Department has put two officers on horseback. 

The EPD introduced its mounted patrol at The Boys and Girls of Evansville, where kids had an opportunity to meet the horses named Blondie and Speck.

Mayor Lloyd Winnecke said it’s not only about public safety, but building relationships. 

(He said seeing children petting horses in the heart of the city is something you don't see every day.)

Police Chief Billy Bolin said the animals provide a boost…

Ribbon is cut purr-fectly at cat cafe

Jul 14, 2017
John Gibson

A ribbon has been cut, officially opening Evansville’s first cat café.

Mayor Lloyd Winnecke helped co-owners Nancy Drake and Annette Gries cut the ribbon, opening the River Kitty Cat Café at 226 Main St.

Inside the café, a glass wall separates the dining area from 10 felines frolicking and sleeping on pet beds, padded towers, and in the front window.

Kandis Brinker is the cat lounge chaperone. She says one of the great things about the cat enclosure is the basement, where cats and access food and litter boxes, away from the cafe area.