Editor’s note: This is the first in a three-part series looking at a resurgence happening on Main Street. This first installment highlights some of those who have opted to call downtown home.
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.
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.
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.
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.
City council members on Monday heard from a local resident upset with a neighboring church, one letting homeless people, at times, set up a small tent city in an adjacent vacant lot.
The Vincennes Community School Corp. is partnering with the Knox County Health Department to host COVID-19 vaccination clinics coinciding with school registration.
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.
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…
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…
The city council’s Walkable City Committee is calling upon members of the community to help complete an inventory of sidewalks in an effort to prioritize repairs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Officials with Knox County Indiana Economic Development on Thursday will share with the public the results of a look into the gaps in the local housing market.
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.
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.
Members of the county’s Unsafe Building Board so far this year have spent nearly $80,000 ridding Knox County of unsafe and unsightly structures.
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.
City officials say with all the talk recently about making Vincennes more pedestrian-friendly, the city’s long-time 50/50 sidewalk program is gaining popularity.