A new study from the Center on Budget Policy and Priorities (CBPP) looks at state budgets cuts and college tuition hikes across the country over the past ten years.

Three students were injured when an EVSC school bus ran off a road in western Vanderburgh County Monday morning.










The Sheriff’s Office and Scott Township firefighters responded to the crash on St. Wendell Road, between Emge and Diamond Island roads.

The sheriff’s office says the bus was southbound when it ran off the road and into a ditch while negotiating a curve on wet pavement.

In a news release, the sheriff’s office said 13 children were on the bus at the time of the accident.

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The Center for Healthy Aging and Wellness at the University of Southern Indiana (USI) has received a grant to improve the lives of people with dementia, according to a press release from the university. 

The money comes from the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH). The nearly $800,000 will fund training for nursing home workers in the care of dementia patients.

EVPL doing away with overdue fines

Aug 24, 2018

The Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library is dropping overdue fines. 

The library system’s board of trustees approved the new policy, effective September 1st.

In a news release, the EVPL said fines can create a barrier to service, especially for young people and residents with financial hardships.

Officials say the policy change will NOT change due dates.

Patrons will receive an overdue notice about 2 days after the due date and again 14 days later.

If an item is not returned within 30 days, you’ll be charged the cost to replace the item.

Colin Powell to visit USI

Aug 24, 2018

Retired General Colin Powell is coming to Evansville. 

The University of Southern Indiana says Powell will take part in a leadership discussion April 4th at the new USI Arena.

The discussion is titled “Leadership: Taking Charge.”

It will be free and open to the public.

General Powell served as National Security Advisor to President Ronald Reagan, and as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to Presidents George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton.