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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...

2008-08-02 00:00:14

By PHIL POTTER If you want to hear a collective whine, just mention school is almost starting. Both kids and parents will voice their angst unless you offer fun ways to wrap up the rest of the summer or give a glimmer of hope for the coming weekends.

2008-07-26 00:00:28

By CAROL WERSICH, Courier & Press staff writer 464-7452 or wersichc@courierpress.com Greg Wathen took a Cape Air flight from Evansville Regional Airport to Indianapolis early Thursday morning, attended two business meetings in the morning, one meeting in the afternoon and looked forward to returning to Evansville by 5:30 p.m.

2008-07-25 00:00:39

By JOHN MARTIN, Courier & Press staff writer 464-7594 or martinj@courierpress.com Portable classrooms still will be in use at some Evansville public schools as administrators await voters' decision this fall on a long-term proposal to address overcrowding.

2008-07-24 00:00:41

By JOHN MARTIN, Courier & Press staff writer 464-7594 or martinj@courierpress.com A citizens group pushing for voter approval of several Evansville Vanderburgh School Corp. construction projects plans to organize as a local political action committee.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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