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2008-08-23 00:00:33

By LARRY CAPLAN The Purdue Extension Service exists to provide unbiased information to the public on a wide variety of topics. There are several programs coming up over the next several weeks that we'd like to invite you to attend. First and foremost is my Master Gardener training for this fall.

2008-08-22 00:00:19

By MARK WILSON Courier & Press staff writer 464-7417 or wilsonm@courierpress.com Vanderburgh and Warrick counties are among 76 nationwide that the Environmental Protection Agency has identified as not meeting a 24- hour public health standard for fine particle pollution.

2008-08-22 00:00:17

By ROGER MCBAIN Courier & Press staff writer 464-7520 or mcbainr@courierpress.com First it was your name, then, perhaps, your picture. Now, anyone with an Internet connection may Google your home and even your car, your pets or your trash.

2008-08-13 15:00:51

By RICHARD GOOTEE Courier & Press staff writer 464-7436 or gooteer@courierpress.com With less than two days remaining before big, yellow school buses are again a part of motorists' daily commutes, the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Department is asking: Are motorists ready? Sheriff Eric Williams said Friday afternoon that his department will have "a significant influence" near schools, both public and parochial, during the first week of classes.

2008-08-07 00:00:23

By LYDIA X. MCCOY Courier & Press staff writer 464-7431 or mccoyl@courierpress.com After a more than two-year battle, Shelia Schmitt and her attorney, Les Shively, have settled with Beekay Development and builders BRG Quail.

2008-08-07 00:00:22

By JOHN MARTIN Courier & Press staff writer 464-7594 or martinj@courierpress.com A food collection drive this week will benefit a weekend food program for schoolchildren. The Tri-State Food Bank is partnering with the Koch Family Children's Museum of Evansville on the collection drive.

2008-08-06 00:00:38

The national newspaper USA Today ran an erroneous news brief about Evansville in its Friday edition. The item said, "Evansville - The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs plans to build an 87,000 square foot outpatient clinic on the former campus of Welborn Baptist Hospital.

2008-08-06 00:00:31

By JOHN MARTIN, Courier & Press staff writer 464-7594 or martinj@courierpress.com More money for substitute teachers, copy machines and bus cameras are in the proposed Evansville Vanderburgh School Corp. budget for 2009.

2008-08-02 00:00:26

By JOHN MARTIN, Courier & Press staff writer 464-7594 or martinj@courierpress.com Evansville Vanderburgh School Corp. Superintendent Vincent Bertram is proposing increasing pay for substitute teachers during the coming school year.

2008-08-02 00:00:26

By JOHN MARTIN Courier & Press staff writer 464-7594 or martinj@courierpress.com Parents of children attending most Evansville public schools will be able to pay textbook rental fees at any Old National Bank branch in Vanderburgh County.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.