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Articles in: Society and Politics

Trista Lutgring
- 9 weeks 3 days ago
It was Dec. 19, 1944, when Pope Pius XII created the Diocese of Evansville, dedicating an area made up of 12 counties in southwestern Indiana...
Kristen K. Tucker
- 9 weeks 4 days ago
The highs are not as high; the lows are not as low. We have heard that phrase about Evansville. We have had our share of lows here in the River City...
Dallas Carter
- 14 weeks 4 days ago
“It is difficult to sit on the sidelines when you know you can contribute and make the lives of Hoosiers much better,” says Jonathan...
trista lutgring
- 26 weeks 4 days ago
Evansville has taken the reigns on tackling the problems of abandoned and vacant blight properties throughout the city, especially in the urban core...
Addison Paul
- 43 weeks 2 days ago
In the spring of 2016, Evansville received a 10-year Promise Zone designation from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, making the...
Trista Lutgring
- 43 weeks 2 days ago
On May 8, 2019, Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb signed into law House Bill 1015 — a bill set to bring about the most sweeping changes to gambling in...
Trista Lutgring
- 47 weeks 3 days ago
The 13-foot tall sculpture standing in the Bicentennial Park in downtown Princeton, Indiana, draws attention not just for its size, but its color and...
Elisa Gross
- 1 year 2 days ago
When Mary Allen attended a Latino orientation through e is for everyone, she felt a little bit out of place. As the only non-Spanish speaker in the...
Trista Lutgring and Elisa Gross
- 1 year 18 weeks ago
City charters and land purchases. War industry and shopping malls. River floods and plane crashes. In its more than 200-year history, Evansville has...
Trista Lutgring
- 1 year 25 weeks ago
Nov. 6, 2018, saw a historic turnout of voters across the country for this year’s midterm elections. Evansville was not excluded; 58,973 people...
Trista Lutgring
- 1 year 39 weeks ago
It is not every day a sitting president of the United States visits Evansville — but it is not the first time we’ve welcomed the...
Trista Lutgring & Elisa Gross
- 2 years 9 weeks ago
Religious buildings — among the most historic, architecturally distinguished, lavishly ornamented structures in a community — belong not...
Elisa Gross
- 2 years 10 weeks ago
William Wooten, MD, founded Youth First in March 1998 with just his checkbook in his back pocket. Twenty years later, the local nonprofit has placed...
Elisa Gross
- 2 years 13 weeks ago
Matt McBride stands in the drive-thru of the Pizza Hut on the West Side of Evansville with a pry bar in his hand. The two manhole-type covers in the...
Elisa Gross
- 2 years 15 weeks ago
River City residents dug into their heritage and brushed up their foreign language skills last summer as they welcomed a delegation from Evansville...
- 2 years 15 weeks ago
 East Side — The Promenade of Evansville continues to grow on Evansville’s East Side with its most recent addition of the...
Emily Miles
- 2 years 19 weeks ago
On the night of April 4, 1968, Robert F. Kennedy arrived in Indianapolis for a scheduled presidential primary campaign rally. But as he reached the...
Trista Lutgring
- 2 years 28 weeks ago
EVSC Foundation executive director Maureen Barton finds she is challenged by narrowing the foundation’s purpose into a one-minute speech to new...
Elisa Gross
- 2 years 34 weeks ago
After falling down a rabbit hole of watching TED videos on YouTube a few years ago, Zac Parsons knew he wanted to be a part of bringing the...
Elisa Gross
- 2 years 34 weeks ago
“Newburgh to Crystal Taylor. Newburgh to Crystal Taylor.” Lockmaster Tony Barron pages an Ingram barge preparing to go through the...