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Crawly critters to star at Land Between The Lakes

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 24th, 2014

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GOLDEN POND, Ky. (AP) — Bugs, turtles, snakes and bats will be available for people to see up close at Cool & Crawly Critters Day at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area next month. The event at Woodlands Nature Station goes from 10 a.m. […]

Gearheads, gawkers drawn to ‘Vette museum sinkhole

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 13th, 2014

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — For years, just enough classic car lovers and curious travelers wandered through the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky to keep the doors open. Now, after a massive sinkhole swallowed eight pristine models of vintage muscle, attendance has skyrocketed. And visitors […]

“Pageantry in the Park” – The Society for Creative Anachronism Returns to Wesselman Park in Evansville This Saturday

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 10th, 2014

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Everyone is invited to step back in time and see armored knights battle for the honor of fair ladies when the Evansville, Indiana Chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism hosts their annual Medieval Fair at Wesselman Park on Saturday, June 14! The Fair is […]

Traffic ALERT – KY 1835 in Webster Co. Closed

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 13th, 2014

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Webster 911 Dispatch reported a hole in the pavement along KY 1835 north of Slaughters at mile point 2.2 about 5:45 p.m. Upon inspection, the Webster County Highway Maintenance Crew found 1 lane of the roadway severely damaged by erosion. A 48 inch cross drain […]

Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden welcomes baby Takin

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 8th, 2014

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> Evansville, IN - Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden is experiencing a bit of a baby boom this spring. The latest edition is a first for the zoo, a female takin calf. "Ching Lan", which means beautiful orchid in Chinese, made her debut today […]

A Blast From WSON’s Past

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 9th, 2013

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  This a photo listener Michael Dossett just shared with us. Notes say this is a live radio remote on WSON for Gibson Furniture on First Street between Elm & Green Street during the Christmas season back in 1948.  He thought this pic would look nice on our […]

LG&E, KDFWR Launch Kentucky’s First Peregrine Falcon Web Camera

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 25th, 2013

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Watch eggs hatch in the coming days from inside falcon nest box 300 feet above ground (LOUISVILLE, Ky.) – Peregrine falcons are often monitored from a distance through spotting scopes and photography, making close encounters rare – until now.  Louisville Gas and Electric Company and […]

A Choral Festival Concert Set for Monday @ FAC

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 23rd, 2013

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On Monday, March 25, 2013, North and South Middle School Choral Departments and the Henderson County High School Choral Department will present “A Festival Choral Concert” at the Henderson Fine Arts Center at 6:30 p.m. in the McCormick Hall. Musical selections will include:  North Middle […]

A Festival Choral Concert Set for Monday

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 23rd, 2013

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  On Monday, March 25, 2013, North and South Middle School Choral Departments and the Henderson County High School Choral Department will present “A Festival Choral Concert” at the Henderson Fine Arts Center at 6:30 p.m. in the McCormick Hall. Musical selections will include:   […]

Seven Die On Kentucky Roadways Last Week

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 18th, 2013

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Preliminary statistics* indicate that seven people died in seven separate crashes on Kentucky’s roadways from Monday, Mar. 11 through Sunday, Mar. 17, 2013. One single-fatality, motor vehicle crash occurred in each of the following counties: Allen, Bell, Casey, Christian, Pulaski and Trigg.  The victims in […]