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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.

2008-08-02 00:00:21

By CAROL WERSICH Courier & Press staff writer 464-7452 or wersichc@courierpress.com Security is the paramount issue among air travelers these days, but Evansville Regional Airport - like other commercial airports throughout the world - rely on videocassette recorder security systems whose nonspecific tapes can take hours, days and sometimes weeks to decipher when suspicious concerns arise.

2008-08-02 00:00:14

By JOHN LUCAS Courier & Press staff writer 464-7433 or lucasj@courierpress.com A half dozen Western Kentucky communities were nearly $4 million richer by the time Gov. Steve Beshear completed a whirlwind tour of the region Thursday afternoon. Beshear delivered grants...

Word of the Day
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.