October 20, 2020
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Articles in: Evansville Centric

Nathan Blackford
- 5 years 40 weeks ago
Evansville Hose House No.9 was once manned entirely by African-Americans. Zerah Priestly Carter was the first African-American woman to graduate from...
Rachel Christian
- 5 years 48 weeks ago
You can now wear some of Evansville’s most iconic images. Evansville Design Group, a nonprofit organization, has launched a campaign called...
Nathan Blackford
- 6 years 14 weeks ago
When the country needed them most, the residents of Evansville delivered. During World War II, Evansville was the most productive manufacturing city...
Simone Payne
- 7 years 5 weeks ago
It’s now the site of the Evansville Christian Life Center, an independent non-profit organization devoted to community outreach through a...
Kelley Coures
- 7 years 14 weeks ago
In his fifth murder mystery play, author and Evansville Living contributor Kelley Coures has chosen another fact-based crime in Evansville’s...
Cara Schuster
- 7 years 23 weeks ago
Charlotte Austin’s time was consumed by two things from January to March 1980: stars and stripes. An employee of Anchor Industries Inc. in...
Brennan Girdler
- 7 years 40 weeks ago
As a capstone to his 38 years as director for the Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science, John Streetman retires with groundbreaking...
Paul Leingang
- 7 years 48 weeks ago
A parish church, founded on what was then the edge of the city, is today the central church of the Catholic Diocese of Evansville. Saint Benedict...
Andrew Fendrich
- 8 years 22 weeks ago
For 85 years, the Evansville Rescue Mission’s Camp Reveal has built upon the faith, commitment, and love for youth of its founder, Ernest...
Andrew Fendrich
- 8 years 31 weeks ago
Below the “Aiken Theatre” sign in the lobby of The Centre’s auditorium now resides an energetic portrait of a smiling Larry Aiken,...
Erin Mattingly
- 9 years 40 weeks ago
When Albion Fellows married Hilary Bacon, a prominent Evansville businessman, she quit her job as a court stenographer and lived a tranquil,...
Angela Nichols
- 9 years 49 weeks ago
Before 1993, the tree limbs at Garvin Park were bare every winter, but ever since, Ritzy’s Fantasy of Lights has transformed the empty...
Kristen Lund
- 10 years 6 weeks ago
On a quiet city block on Evansville’s East Side, 750 miles from the bright lights of Broadway, lies a renowned training ground for actors,...
Allison Butler
- 10 years 21 weeks ago
Inside the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Coliseum, fierce roller derby women throw elbows at competitors, charismatic pro wrestlers drop elbows on...
Allison Butler
- 10 years 30 weeks ago
Before Rosie the Riveter flexed her muscles to inspire millions of American women during World War II, the women of the Junior League of Evansville...