Articles in: Society and Politics

Trista Lutgring
- 1 year 30 weeks 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
- 1 year 35 weeks 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 40 weeks 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
- 2 years 5 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
- 2 years 13 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
- 2 years 26 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 48 weeks ago
Religious buildings — among the most historic, architecturally distinguished, lavishly ornamented structures in a community — belong not...
Elisa Gross
- 2 years 50 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
- 3 years 4 days 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
- 3 years 2 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...
- 3 years 2 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
- 3 years 6 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
- 3 years 16 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
- 3 years 22 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
- 3 years 22 weeks ago
“Newburgh to Crystal Taylor. Newburgh to Crystal Taylor.” Lockmaster Tony Barron pages an Ingram barge preparing to go through the...
elisa gross
- 3 years 22 weeks ago
Christine Keck says the theme of her life is that it’s nonlinear. Looking back, her journey has taken many unexpected turns that ultimately led...
trista Lutgring
- 3 years 38 weeks ago
7:12 a.m. Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke strolls up to the front door of WEVV 44News along Carpenter Street, two boxes of Donut Bank doughnuts in...
Elisa Gross
- 3 years 38 weeks ago
River City residents recently had to brush up on their “hallos” and “auf wiedersehens” to welcome a delegation from...
Elisa Gross
- 3 years 50 weeks ago
 A rabbi, a reverend, and a Muslim walk into a Jewish temple. For Rabbi Gary Mazo of Temple Adath B’nai Israel, Reverend Kevin Fleming of...
Nicole Neff
- 4 years 2 weeks ago
When it comes to journalism, Ella Johnson-Watson has done it all — radio, television, print, and new media. Yet the trajectory for her career...