A boy named Bubba

No Tiger? No Phil? No ratings? No problem!! I was one of those who didn’t fall into the Tiger Trap… that this caustic, cynical, player (in more ways than one) was needed to make the Masters.  Is he a great golfer?  Undeniably so!! His record more than speaks for itself… but it was a great […]

Lawrence County Council: Stay Off the County’s Levees

(Lawrenceville, IL)– Lawrence County Board Chair Bill Gray had a warning for residents at last night’s county board meeting: stay off the levee. With the warmer weather coming up, the county board members and levee board members alike are making every effort to keep people off of county levees. In the past, enforcement of that […]

Ramp Dedication Set for Monday

(Vincennes, IN)– A brief ceremony to dedicate the new Knox County Courthouse ramp will be held this Monday at five p-m.  The ramp is located on the Seventh Street side of the Courthouse. The dedication will include a ribbon-cutting to officially open the ramp.  The ramp itself was constructed as part of an overall plan […]

USB Takes Bids for Levee Repairs

(Vincennes, IN)– Vincennes Utilities officials opened bids yesterday on five separate projects for repairs along the Vincennes City Levee. The repairs are expected to be on a list of mandated fixes from the Army Corps of Engineers. The first four bids are covered by a million-dollar state grant. They include separate levee bids for grouting […]

Graduation Rates for Area Schools

(Vincennes, IN)–  Indiana high school graduation rates in 2013 didn’t change much from the previous year. State education officials say about 88 percent of students passed their year-end assessments last year. Private school students had higher pass rates than those in public schools. In Knox County, Vincennes Lincoln High School’s graduation rate in 2013 was […]