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2014-06-24 23:14:26

Southwest Indiana highlights the latest economic developments over the past few months and shows how momentum is building to transform the region. Evansville, IN (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Typically viewed as a place where down-to-earth and practical approaches to life are woven in its residents’ DNA, the Midwest shuns the limelight preferred by flashier locales. Recent economic and community developments in Indiana’s great Southwest though may put that predilection to an end. Over the...

2013-05-16 23:31:55

Southwest Indiana is a prime location for business and talent and the Economic Development Coalition is winning awards telling the story. Evansville, IN (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Southwest Indiana has garnered yet more awards for its marketing efforts. The Hermes Creative Awards selected Southwest Indiana — the new business hotspot television commercial, which was a joint venture with The Chamber of Commerce of Southwest Indiana and produced by Evansville℠s Oswald Communications...

2008-10-04 00:00:23

By JOHN MARTIN Courier & Press staff writer 464-7594 or martinj@courierpress.com Scott Elementary School and Signature School are among 179 Indiana public schools bestowed with the Indiana Department of Education's highest honor for 2007. Many other schools in the region, including three in Posey County, three in Gibson County and two in Warrick County, also were honored. Four Star School Awards honor excellence on both attendance rates and performance on ISTEP. To be recognized,...

2008-08-07 00:00:25

By JOHN MARTIN Courier & Press staff writer 464-7594 or martinj@courierpress.com A committee of Boonville Junior High School students, parents, teachers and others will spend the upcoming school year seeking opinions about a uniform-style dress code. Warrick County School Board members on Monday voted 6-0 to authorize Superintendent Brad Schneider to appoint the committee, which will report back to the superintendent and School Board. Schneider and board members said Monday that...

2008-08-06 00:00:31

By LYDIA X. MCCOY, Courier & Press staff writer 464-7431 or mccoyl@courierpress.com The Warrick County School Board will discuss creating a committee to gauge interest in a pilot program for school uniforms at Boonville Junior High School when it meets Monday. School Superintendent Brad Schneider said board members are in the earliest stages of discussion and that should the board approve an impact statement for the program, it gives them the opportunity to put a proposal together....

2008-06-21 00:00:10

By MARK WILSON, Courier & Press staff writer 464-7417 or wilsonm@courierpress.com River Sweep 2008, the annual shoreline cleanup of the Ohio River and its tributaries, will be held Saturday. Posey, Vanderburgh and Warrick counties will host local campaigns. More than 3,000 miles of shoreline will be combed for trash and debris during the event, which takes place in six states. The cleanup is sponsored by the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission in partnership with various...

2008-06-19 00:00:25

By JOHN MARTIN, Courier & Press staff writer 464-7594 or martinj@courierpress.com BOONVILLE, Ind. - A resolution passed by the Warrick County School Board on Monday night maintains a middle school choice option for all children leaving Chandler Elementary School and some departing Yankeetown Elementary School. Those families currently may send their children to either Castle Junior High or Boonville Junior High. As Warrick County moves in 2009 to a grades 6-8 middle school system,...

2005-11-07 07:22:01

NEWBURGH, Indiana (Reuters) - A powerful tornado tore through southern Indiana and parts of Kentucky early on Sunday, killing at least 23 people and injuring more than 200, many caught sleeping when the twister hit, officials said. At least five people were confirmed dead in Warrick County and at least 18 were killed in Vanderburgh County, according to county officials. Three area hospitals reported treating more than 220 people. At St. Mary's Medical Center in Evansville, the...

2005-11-06 17:00:16

NEWBURGH, Indiana (Reuters) - A powerful tornado tore through southern Indiana and parts of Kentucky early on Sunday, killing at least 23 people and injuring more than 200, many caught sleeping when the twister hit, officials said. At least five people were confirmed dead in Warrick County and at least 18 were killed in Vanderburgh County, according to county officials. Three area hospitals reported treating more than 220 people. At St. Mary's Medical Center in Evansville, the...

2005-11-06 09:04:11

KANSAS CITY, Missouri (Reuters) - A powerful tornado tore through southern Indiana and parts of Kentucky early on Sunday, killing at least 11 people and injuring more than 100, according to emergency officials. Four people were confirmed dead in Warrick County and seven were reported killed in Vanderburgh and hospitals reported taking in at least 160, said Newburgh assistant fire chief Chad Bennett. "We've had severe damage," Bennett said. "Homes were totally devastated." Bennett...


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