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Mole Nation and Mole #3 Predictions to be Released Sunday

Nine of the City County Observer Moles that make up a number of tips that we use to expose local government malfeasance along with...

John Friend Starts Petition to Keep Vectren from Raising Rates: Cites Local Rates...

Evansville City Councilman and Budget Committee Chairman John Friend sent out a press release today calling the rates for electricity in Evansville and surrounding areas of Evansville "job killing" and cited the 20% rise in the City of Evansville's bills as evidence.

Downtown Evansville Hotel Bid Package: The RFP

For our curious readers and for establishing a Google trail to this package Hotel RFP July 2011

By Request: The Evansville CVB’s Last Dime? Ballfields, Hotel, Both, or NONE OF...

There are only a certain number of funds that can be accessed to do brick and mortar projects that support tourism. It is our position that we MUST HAVE a Downtown Convention Hotel to have a viable location for conventions and a fully functioning Arena. After studying both local proposals and understanding the financial arrangement that Fort Wayne agreed to in securing their Marriot, the City County Observer recommends the following for immediate implementation. First, we recommend that the Convention and Visitors Bureau postpone the decision on The Parks until a binding contract is in place for a Convention Hotel.

IS IT TRUE? May 23, 2011 Special Evening Edition

IS IT TRUE? May 23, 2011 Special Evening Edition IS IT TRUE that the City County Observer has now obtained response letters...

IS IT TRUE? February 7, 2011

IS IT TRUE that the Green Bay Packers from Green Bay, Wisconsin just won their 4th Super Bowl?...that Green Bay, Wisconsin is slightly smaller than Evansville with a population of just over 100,000?...that in 1960 Evansville was more than double the size of Green Bay?...that Evansville had an NFL franchise called the Evansville Crimson Giants in the early 1920’s?...that the Evansville Crimson Giants travelled to Green Bay to play the Packers in the fall of 1921 and were defeated?...that the Evansville franchise was closed after the 1922 season?...that you trivia lovers may read about the Evansville Crimson Giants who played at historic Bosse Field at the following link?

IS IT TRUE? January 26, 2011

IS IT TRUE that it seems like every month there is something “legal but fishy” that gets exposed in Evansville?...that the uproar over circumventing the bidding process for construction jobs is what is the basis for the uproar at the EVSC?...that no bid contracts are awarded everyday by local, state, and federal governments?...that no bid contracts for professional services seem to be standard operating procedure?...that services, of engineers, architects, arena planners, insurance policies, and legal services are routinely handed out by councils and commissions at nearly every meeting?...that if the bidding process is so vital to responsibly managing taxpayer dollars that it should extend beyond the construction industry?...that an insurance review and getting quotes for professional services is one of the hallmarks of running a household?...that local government should lead the way in seeking bids for professional service contracts, financial products, and insurance policies?

Townsquare Media and City County Observer Announce Exclusive Agreement

Townsquare Media and City County Observer Announce Exclusive Agreement January 24, 2011 Contact: Joe J. Wallace (812) 431-3877 hadannahbusiness@aol.com For Immediate Release Evansville, IN: Townsquare Media, the City County...

IS IT TRUE? January 25, 2011

IS IT TRUE? January 25, 2011 IS IT TRUE that "MOLE #3" is hearing that past Vanderburgh County Commissioner Troy...

IS IT TRUE? January 17, 2011

IS IT TRUE? January 17, 2011 IS IT TRUE that the University of Evansville Purple Aces are improved over the teams...