August Seventh Closure Planned for Olphant Drive

(Vincennes, IN)–  Vincennes City crews will close part of Oliphant Drive between Niblack Boulevard and Chicago Avenue beginning August seventh.  The closing will allow repair of the floodwall opening. The repair is part of the ongoing Vincennes City Levee project. The affected part of Oliphant is expected to be closed from August seventh through mid-September.

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Kent Utt Starts Career at KCDC

(Vincennes, IN)– New Knox County Development Corporation director Kent Utt starts his new job today.  Utt was named to take over for the retired former director Gary Gentry. Utt says he and Gentry spent the last couple of weeks helping Utt get acclimated to his new position… UTT       :17   oq … BUSINESS LEADERS Utt also […]

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Vincennes Street and Sanitation Department Considering New Truck

(Vincennes, IN)– Vincennes City Street and Sanitation crews have the green light to add another trash truck to their fleet.  The City’s dedication to continue trash pickup caused the possible need for another trash hauler vehicle.  Department crews say the purchase is not a done deal, but they wanted the ability to acquire the new […]

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Preparations Continue for Watermelon Festival

(Vincennes, IN)– Preprations continue for the annual Vincennes Watermelon Festival in downtown Vincennes.  The festival will run from around eight a-m to around eight p-m on Patrick Henry Square in downtown Vincennes. Illiana Watermelon Queen Emily Brown will be in attendance at tomorrow’s Festival.  Brown says her experience in working with watermelon gives her a […]

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City Considering New Animal Fee Schedule

A new set of fees for various animal adoptions, and well as for redemption of captured animals, is under consideration by Vincennes City Council. The proposed schedule calls for 30 dollar redemption fee, with a doubled fee for the second redemption, and a re-doubled fee for the third redemption.  The schedule also calls for a […]

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