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The Best Places To Buy Live Christmas Trees and Wreathes in Evansville

Christmas just wouldn't be Christmas without a beautiful Christmas tree and in Evansville there's lots of places to look for a fantastic live tree! 

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Indiana Man Shoots Deer, Ends Up With “Back Trouble”

An Indiana man who bagged and tagged a 21-point buck last week has reportedly nicknamed the beast “Back Trouble,” because he says he is destined to suffer the rest of his life with back problems after attempting to haul the deer’s 300-pound body back to civilization.

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Indiana Couple Loses 190 Pounds Together

You know what they say: the couple that diets together, stays thin together.

Nearly three years ago Indiana resident Amanda Flick and her husband Keith decided to reclaim their lives by losing some of the extra pounds that were lingering in unflattering places.

Now, the couple reports that thanks to a personal trainer and a change in their diet, they have lost 190 pounds o

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High School Football Game of the Week Preview - Reitz vs Mater Dei
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Vote for Mater Dei and Reitz in USA Today’s Best Football Rivalry Poll

The winners of the nationwide poll will split a $5,000 cash prize!

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Evansville Police Detective Nathan Schroer Has Lost His Battle with Leukemia

Evansville police detective Nathan Schroer's brave and inspirational battle with Leukemia has come to an end. Schroer was an 11-year veteran of the EPD and he was also a Pastor at Northwoods Church. Most recently, Schroer was assigned to Holly's House, where he investigated crimes of domestic and sexual violence.

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Don Mattingly in Evansville This Weekend for the “Way” and Garvin Park Monument Dedications

A month ago I wrote a blog about the name change coming for the street running from N. Main St. into Garvin Park.  Bosse Field's official address changes, too.  Bosse Field is now located at 23 Don Mattingly Way.  That was the number on Don's New York Yankees uniform.  Additionally, Garvin Park's address is now 45 Don Mattingly Way.  This Saturday, Don Mattingly himself will be in Evansville for the dedication of the street name change and a monument placed inside Garvin Park in his honor.

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Kentucky Storm Chaser Captures Morganfield Tornado on Video

Unless you slept through it, you know that a series of severe storms tore through parts of the Tri-State on Sunday afternoon. While most of Vanderburgh, Posey, and Warrick counties saw little to no damage as the storm broke a part and weakened as it entered those areas, our neighbors in Illinois and south of Henderson weren't as fortunate.

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Deer Breaks In to Indiana High School [VIDEO]

In Indiana, it appears that even the wildlife is trying to get the best education.

Earlier this week, a surveillance camera at Garrett High School captured footage of a deer going to great lengths to enroll in class.

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BREAKING NEWS: DCHS Evacuated Due To Bomb Threat [UPDATE: Sherrif's Report]

4:33 PM: The Daviess County Sheriff's Office has released a Report Summary of today's evacuation of Daviess County High School. The summary cited that, the DCSO was dispatched to DCHS based on a bomb threat written in a bathroom

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Evansville Rescue Mission’s 2nd Annual Drumstick Dash Scheduled For November 23

Saturday, November 23rd is the day for the Evansville Mission's Drumstick Dash 8K and 1 Mile Run/Walk in downtown Evansville. Get all of the info so you can, 'move your feet so others can eat!'

 

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Nixon Library Hosts Reunion For Vietnam Prisoners Of War
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USI to Name New American Legion Post After Evansville Resident and Marine Sergeant Brock Babb

After being killed in the line of duty in Iraq seven years ago, Marine Sergeant Brock Babb will be honored for making the ultimate sacrifice with the dedication of a new American Legion Post in his name.

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Jon and Leslie Listeners Talk Back About Ellis Park Disappearing Into the Ohio River Fog

On my way to work this morning, I was shocked to find that Ellis Park had disappeared. The fog off of the Ohio River completely engulfed the race track, stables and grandstands like a David Copperfield magic trick. I warned you all about the thick fog. Angela sent me a pic Thomas covered the story in video. Check them out. They are pretty cool and funny! LOL

 

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