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They named her Tessa — the compassionate team of volunteers at the animal shelter. But from the moment I saw her photo on Facebook, I kept inexplicably misremembering, instead thinking of her as simply, Ruby.

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Pace to host first feminine hygiene product donation drive

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Ex-slaves’ names backed for street instead of eugenics champ

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Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home has been purchased by Kentucky-based Morris Funeral Homes, marking the funeral service provider’s second acquisition in the Hoosier state.

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A small group of residents gathered Wednesday evening at the Knox County Public Library for the first of three Community Conversations — an extension of the United Way’s 21-Week Equity Challenge.

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Nominations sought for 2021 Shelton Humanitarian Award

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Gary sues tech firm to regain Genesis Center, housing site

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After a one year hiatus, members of the Knox County Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area are gearing up for the return of Nature Days, this year focusing the program on Knox County natives — both native plants and the area’s former indigenous population.

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The Vincennes Community School Corp. is partnering with the Knox County Health Department to host COVID-19 vaccination clinics coinciding with school registration.

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United Way to host first community conversation of 21-Week Equity Challenge

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Indiana’s virus cases, hospitalizations return to May levels

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City council members on Monday took the first step in annexing more than 20 acres of property just northwest of the city.

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The city’s Board of Works on Monday — faced with two more dog bite cases — voted to uphold orders issued by the Vincennes Animal Shelter to euthanize a pair of aggressive dogs, marking the fourth dog to be destroyed by city officials in as many weeks.

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Editor’s note: This is the first installment in a new series looking back on the last year of the pandemic. We will re-visit some of the people we spoke to a year ago, just as COVID-19 began to bear down on Knox County, to see how they’re coping in a post-pandemic world, to see how their liv…

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Editor’s note: When Rama approached me and asked if he could write his own goodbye column, I hesitated only because I don’t want him to go. We began here, together, as young reporters, until he headed off, quite literally, to greener pastures. But we wish him well, hope to see him again, and…

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Good Samaritan officials have confirmed that all employees must be vaccinated for COVID-19 by Nov. 1, pending full approval by the Food and Drug Administration.

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Old Town Players postpone show due to COVID-19

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County officials on Thursday got their first look at the results of a months-long housing study spearheaded by Knox County Indiana Economic Development.

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City officials on Thursday, in one fell swoop, gave away $90,000 to nearly 30 applicants as part of another round of state-funded mini-grants aimed at bolstering businesses through the lingering COVID-19 pandemic.

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Just six weeks after reaching the coveted ‘zero’ rating on Indiana’s COVID-19 metrics map, Knox County has jumped past yellow and back to orange for the first time in more than six months.

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The Knox County Commissioners this week finalized the makeup of the corporation that will hold the bonds associated with the proposed expansion of the county jail, and with a new design nearly finished and a construction manager officially on board, construction seems imminent.

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Rayne Held, the 2021 Knox County Fair Queen, her tiara sparkling in the late morning sun, hurried with overflowing arms to her mom’s vehicle parked just outside the Vincennes University Pavilion.

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United Way of Knox County Director Mark Hill said the local nonprofit is poised to distribute more than $100,000 in funding to its Charity Tracker network of service organizations.

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Knox County Public Library Director Emily Bunyan told members of the board Tuesday that parking at the library “has become an issue.”

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The Rabbit Show helped to get things hopping Monday morning as the Knox County 4-H Fair officially got underway for yet another year.

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Monday morning Dianna Carmean put her multitasking skills to work, emptying a shopping cart full of school supplies and toiletries onto the checkout conveyer belt, simultaneously taking a phone call to answer questions about this year’s KETA program.

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As COVID-19 cases gradually increase — and with locally confirmed cases of the Delta variant — state and local health officials are urging residents to take appropriate precautions.

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Last week marked my one-year anniversary as editor of the Vincennes Sun-Commercial.

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As Valley Party Supply, in conjunction with The United Way of Knox County, prepares to bring the first-ever international Big Balloon Build to Vincennes, they have been sprinkled with some very good news.

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After months of delays, the Knox County Solid Waste Management District’s attempts at relocating are coming to a successful close.

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Bicknell Mayor Thomas Estabrook is hoping to secure more funds from the Knox County Redevelopment Commission for another pair of improvements.

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