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Commentary: Evan Bayh and the lonely center

Commentary: Evan Bayh and the lonely center

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – After months of speculation, Evan Bayh removed all doubt. The former Indiana governor and two-term U.S. senator released a statement just…

Father granted custody after mother seeks relocation

Father granted custody after mother seeks relocation

Jennifer Nelson for www.theindianalawyer.com Moving from Floyd County to Scott County so a woman could be closer to her work and live with her boyfriend is not…

Felony murder convictions upheld in Elkhart home invasion, but sentences amended

Felony murder convictions upheld in Elkhart home invasion, but sentences amended

Jennifer Nelson for www.theindianalawyer.com The appeals of three teens involved in a daytime home invasion that turned fatal gave the Court of Appeals a chance to examine…

Court declines to review drug sentence based on new criminal code

Court declines to review drug sentence based on new criminal code

Jennifer Nelson for www.theindianalawyer.com  A man who pleaded guilty earlier this year to dealing in oxycodone couldn’t convince the Indiana Court of Appeals that his sentence should…

Our View: It’s Time To Redefine Full-Time In College as 15 Credits

Our View: It’s Time To Redefine Full-Time In College as 15 Credits

By Teresa Lubbers and Stan Jones Special to TheStatehousefile.com As the current and former commissioners for Indiana’s higher education system, we agree that on-time college graduation must…

State tax receipts don’t meet projections in August

State tax receipts don’t meet projections in August

By Hannah Troyer TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – State tax receipts fell 1.4 percent below projections in August but revenues remain ahead of last year’s totals. The Indiana State…

Porter Says Governor’s Cuts Hurt Real People

Porter Says Governor’s Cuts Hurt Real People

By Greg Porter State representative The biennial state budget is the single most important bill that Indiana lawmakers must pass. It is literally the one thing we…

IP lawyer Among First to Accept Bitcoin For Services

IP lawyer Among First to Accept Bitcoin For Services

Dave Stafford for www.theindianalawyer.com  Intellectual property attorney Paul Overhauser’s clients are often on the cutting edge of Internet technology, so he decided that in addition to dollars,…

Appeals court reverses suppression of polygraph in molestation case

Appeals court reverses suppression of polygraph in molestation case

Dave Stafford for www.theindianalawyer.com A panel of the Indiana Court of Appeals Tuesday reversed a trial court order suppressing results of a polygraph test against a man…

Political

Pence Administration Seeks Applicants for Technical Curriculum Grants

Pence Administration Seeks Applicants for Technical Curriculum Grants

Staff report TheStatehouseFile.com State education officials are seeking applicants for grants for what’s called the Innovative Career and Technical Education curriculums. About $1.3 million in grant funds…

Bayh, Pence and the 2016 election

Bayh, Pence and the 2016 election

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com One key politician in Indiana has revealed his plans for the 2016 election, while another continues to dodge the question. Analysis button in…

Bayh: I will not be a candidate for governor in 2016

Bayh: I will not be a candidate for governor in 2016

Staff report TheStatehouseFile.com  Evan Bayh made it official Friday – he won’t be running for governor in 2016. Last month, Bayh, a former Indiana governor and U.S.…

Gail Riecken Criticizes the League of Women Voters Debate Cancellation

Gail Riecken Criticizes the League of Women Voters Debate Cancellation

Dear Sir/Madame, my friends believe that I should comment on the recent decision of the League of Women Voters to cancel the debate for those candidates running…

“Rebuild Our Community!”

“Rebuild Our Community!”

With crime and blight affecting our neighborhoods, public service limited due to budget cuts, and our working class on the ropes, our community needs a strong voice…

Vanderburgh County Democratic Party Calendar of Events

Vanderburgh County Democratic Party Calendar of Events

2014 Event Schedule Date: Event Type Time Event Information Wednesday, September 10th Fundraiser 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM Stephen Melcher’s First Annual Warrick County Pizza Party …

Pence names Huston to IURC, makes other appointments

Pence names Huston to IURC, makes other appointments

Staff report TheStatehousefile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Mike Pence has appointed a top official in the state health department to serve as the head of the Indiana Utility…

Help Me Counter Big Money

Help Me Counter Big Money

DEAR VOTERS Our campaign finance system is broken. Our way of electing our representatives is broken. The entire process is designed to favor incumbents and those with…

8th District Congressional Candidate Forum

8th District Congressional Candidate Forum

There will be a moderated 8th District Congressional Candidate Forum on Tuesday, September 16, 2014, from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm, at Ivy Tech Community College Auditorium,…

Community

There’s No Such Thing STAGE

There’s No Such Thing STAGE

STAGE is a registered 501(c)3 not-for-profit Theatre group committed to bringing quality productions, opportunities for involvement onstage and behind the scenes, and education for children and at-risk…

Laura Mathis Marketing Director First Security Bank

Laura Mathis Marketing Director First Security Bank

  First Security Bank is pleased to announce Laura Mathis recently joined the bank as the Director of Marketing. An Owensboro resident, Laura has over 25 years…

Hovering Over College Kids

Hovering Over College Kids

Ah, college is back in session — which means, says The Washington Post, that “helicopter parents” are in full flight. Helicopter parents, says The Post, are parents…

 Mayor to Declare Evansville Roller Derby Week

 Mayor to Declare Evansville Roller Derby Week

  Demolition City Roller Derby to Host 2014 WFTDA Division 1 Playoffs WHAT: Press conference with Mayor Lloyd Winnecke, representatives of the Ford Center and Demolition City…

UNANIMOUS FOR MURDER, A NOVEL

UNANIMOUS FOR MURDER, A NOVEL

Gavel Gamut By Jim Redwine CHAPTER TWO Lorena stretched her slender left hand and turned the hot water faucet fully on. Although she had already lain in…

March Honoring Police & Firefighters‏

March Honoring Police & Firefighters‏

There is a March Saturday Sept.13th.2014 to Honor our men and woman in uniform. ….our Fire Fighters, Volunteer Fire Fighters, our City Police,  State a Police, and our…

“The Children’s Nutcracker” Auditions

“The Children’s Nutcracker” Auditions

Auditions The Children’s Nutcracker Arts Council Award winner, Sadia Brimm will be adjudicating auditions for the upcoming regional tour of The Children’s Nutcracker. Auditions will be held…

INTERVIEW WITH TROPICANA EVANSVILLE GENERAL MANAGER JASON GREGOREC

INTERVIEW WITH TROPICANA EVANSVILLE GENERAL MANAGER JASON GREGOREC

  Last week we had to privilege to interview the new General Manager of Tropicana Evansville Jason Gregorec.  In our hour long interview with Mr. Gregorec he…

Local and County News

Senate Republicans Seek College Interns

Senate Republicans Seek College Interns

State Sen. Becker: Deadline to Apply is Oct. 31 State Sen. Vaneta Becker (R-Evansville) today announced that the Indiana Senate Republican Caucus is offering paid internship opportunities…

Authors to visit libraries this month

Authors to visit libraries this month

The Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library will welcome authors to two of the system’s branches this month. K.B. Laugheed will visit Red Bank Branch on Thursday, September 18th…

Indiana State Police Release Recruiting Public Service Announcement on the YouTube ISP Information Channel

Indiana State Police Release Recruiting Public Service Announcement on the YouTube ISP Information Channel

Do you know someone interested in a career in law enforcement? If so, please forward this link to the Indiana State Police Information Channel on YouTube: http://youtu.be/IPE4iefdKfY…

RECYCLE DAY

RECYCLE DAY

Date: 9/13/2014 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM Location: 4-H Center 201 E Boonville-New Harmony Rd Evansville, Indiana ITEMS TO BRING: (Please be sure items are clean and…

Parks Fest Family Friendly Fun

Parks Fest Family Friendly Fun

PARKSFEST FREE | FAMILY-FRIENDLY | FUN   ParksFest is a free, all-day, family-friendly music festival in Evansville’s Garvin Park on September 13th 2014, 11am-11pm. The festival is…

Catch the Latest Edition of “The Indiana State Police Road Show”

Catch the Latest Edition of “The Indiana State Police Road Show”

Catch the latest edition of the “Indiana State Police Road Show” radio program every Monday morning at your convenience. Download the program from the Network Indiana public…

Late openings at two Library branches this month

Late openings at two Library branches this month

Two Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library branches will have altered hours due to staff training: Oaklyn Branch Library will open at 1:00 pm tomorrow, September 10th. McCollough Branch…

Fire, water, and wildlife like you’ve never experienced before – Wildfire & Wine at Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden

Fire, water, and wildlife like you’ve never experienced before –  Wildfire & Wine at Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden

Lake Victoria will be set ablaze during Wildfire & Wine at Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden on September 26, 2014. This unique evening offers an array…

Health

REGISTRATION OPEN FOR ST. MARY’S WELLNESS CENTER COUPLES SOCIAL DANCING CLASSES

REGISTRATION OPEN FOR  ST. MARY’S WELLNESS CENTER COUPLES SOCIAL DANCING CLASSES

St. Mary’s Wellness Center is offering Couples Social Dance Classes – East Coast Swing II, the Waltz, and Night Club Two-Step – beginning mid-October. East Coast Swing…

ST. MARY’S TO HOLD “STRONG TODAY, FALLS FREE TOMORROW” EVENT

ST. MARY’S TO HOLD “STRONG TODAY, FALLS FREE TOMORROW” EVENT

  In recognition of September as “Fall Prevention Awareness Month”, St. Mary’s Trauma Centers will hold a FREE “Strong Today, Falls Free Tomorrow” event to help older…

ST. MARY’S AND SAFE KIDS TO HOLD TWO FREE CAR SEAT SAFETY CHECKS

ST. MARY’S AND SAFE KIDS TO HOLD TWO FREE CAR SEAT SAFETY CHECKS

In honor of National Child Passenger Safety Week (September 14 – 20, 2014), St. Mary’s Hospital for Women & Children along with the Safe Kids Vanderburgh/Warrick County…

Education

Run at the Mounds

Run at the Mounds

Annual “Run at the Mounds” Middle School Cross Country meet Tuesday, Sept. 9; Opening ceremonies at 4:40 p.m. at Angel Mounds This annual event brings out middle school cross…

Stringtown Cafeteria Manager Receives September Cause for Applause Award

Stringtown Cafeteria Manager Receives September Cause for Applause Award

Elaine Effinger, cafeteria manager at Stringtown Elementary School is this month’s Cause for Applause recipient. The award is given monthly to an EVSC employee who goes above…

NTI students performing community service 9/5

NTI students performing community service 9/5

  Juniors and seniors in New Tech Institute’s Entrepreneurial Academy will be at Garvin Park tomorrow, Friday 9/5, planting flowers, laying mulch, and picking up trash from…

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