KC Commissioners approve Jail Tax repeal

(Vincennes, IN)– The Knox County Commissioners have approved their part of a repeal of a point two-five percent tax to construct a new Knox County Jail. County officials say by the beginning of 2015, enough money will have been collected to pay off the bond issue a year early. However, the funds must be kept in reserve to pay bondholders through the bond’s maturity date of January 2016…

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VPD Arrest Two in Robbery Investigation

(Vincennes, IN)– Vincennes City and Vincennes University Police arrested two men last night following a robbery that had just happened near campus. Both departments investigated the robbery, and arrested 19 year-old Dylan Collins of Gary, and 19 year-old Chinoya Phiri of Indianapolis. Officers claim that Collins had a gun and was selling marijuana at the time of the robbery…

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Second Street Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Today

The City of Vincennes will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony this afternoon to celebrate the start of the Second Street project. The project will improve Second Street from Main to Hart Street. Further, Vincennes is the first community to use INDOT dollars, swapped from federal funds, to do the work…

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KC Republican Chair Suggests Early Voting

The Indiana Republican statewide team hosted an early vote rally in Vincennes as part of their “Experience and Transparency” bus tour. Secretary of State Connie Lawson, Congressman Larry Buschon, State Auditor Suzanne Crouch, candidate for State Senate Eric Bassler and candidate for State Treasurer Kelly Mitchell were part of the rally. …

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