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Pennsylvania groundhog ‘forecasts’ 6 more weeks of winter

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 2nd, 2015

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PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (AP) — The handlers of Pennsylvania’s most famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, say the furry rodent has forecast six more weeks of winter. Members of the top hat-wearing Inner Circle announced the “forecast” just before 7:30 a.m. Monday. A German legend has it that […]

Newport Aquarium to add North America’s first Shark Bridge; Largest Scalloped Hammerheads exhibit

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

January 30th, 2015

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Aquarium’s 2015 exhibits lineup to include – back by popular demand – Otters! NEWPORT, Ky. – Newport Aquarium announced Wednesday an exhilarating 2015 lineup of coming attractions, featuring Shark Bridge, the only suspension bridge in North America where guests can walk just inches above nearly […]

MSU graduate is veterinarian on Nat Geo Wild new series, Bandit Patrol

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

January 14th, 2015

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MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University graduate Dr. Jared Tapp appears in the premiere of Bandit Patrol, a new television series on the National Geographic Channel (Nat Geo Wild). The first episode of Bandit Patrol can be seen on Saturday, Jan. 17, at 9 p.m. […]

Obituaries for 12/16/14

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

December 16th, 2014

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MEMORIAL SERVICES FOR AMY M. ROBINSON, 82, OF HENDERSON WHO DIED FRIDAY WILL BE 1 PM SATURDAY AT NEW HOPE PENTECOSTAL CHURCH REV. JAMES FORD WILL OFFICIATE BURIAL WILL BE IN ROSELAWN MEMORIAL GARDENS BENTON GLUNT FUNERAL HOME, A LIFE CELEBRATION HOME, IS IN CHARGE […]

Public meeting to discuss US 60 widening at Henderson Community College

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 31st, 2014

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Meeting scheduled 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday HENDERSON, Ky. (July 31, 2014) The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) has scheduled a public meeting to share design plans for the widening of US 60 near Henderson Community College (HCC). About a year ago, Governor Steve Beshear announced […]

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 […]