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Trista Lutgring
- 1 week 1 day ago
A horse of every color beckoned local children to the first carousel that stood on the grounds of Mesker Park Zoo. Built in 1923, the attraction didn...
Elisa Gross
- 8 weeks 14 hours ago
You could say Matt Garnett was made for the firefighting life. The Engine 14 captain for the Evansville Fire Department was born at Welborn Hospital...
Trista Lutgring
- 17 weeks 4 days ago
The Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Coliseum has stood at the end of Third Street across from the Old Vanderburgh County Courthouse since 1917. The...
dallas carter
- 26 weeks 6 days ago
Many people have hobbies they enjoy privately, but Evansville native Westly Coleman puts his passion for photography on full display. After starting...
Elisa Gross
- 35 weeks 6 days ago
Scroll through Zach Rhea’s Instagram page and Evansville residents will discover a side to the city they most likely have never seen before...
Dallas Carter
- 45 weeks 1 day ago
Libraries lend their books to members of the community, but sometimes they get more than books back in return — bookmarks. Through these...
Elisa Gross
- 1 year 2 weeks ago
On Dec. 14, more than 1,600 cemeteries across all 50 U.S. states will take part in wreath-laying ceremonies through Wreaths Across America,...
Trista Lutgring
- 1 year 11 weeks ago
A pirate ship full of monkeys was not a typical subject Dennis Deusner was used to painting, but it would be the perfect centerpiece for a mural in...
Elisa Gross
- 1 year 20 weeks ago
Quitting your job, selling your home, and hitting the road full time sounds crazy to most, but it’s the life former Evansville residents Jason...
Trista Lutgring
- 1 year 27 weeks ago
The collection of historic and vintage Evansville items owned by duo Mark Smith and Eric Schneider has been built by perusing yard sales, auctions,...
Trista Lutgring
- 1 year 33 weeks ago
In some ways, the small building that stood at 801 E. Walnut Street was a shrine to the hubcaps sold at the business.  Opened in 1978 by Mekki...
Trista Lutgring
- 1 year 46 weeks ago
The adage “There’s no place like home” resonates strongly with Richard Needham. He no longer lives in Evansville, but the Hoosier...
Elisa Gross
- 2 years 19 weeks ago
 While attending Volksfest a few years ago, Susan Wilkie could see the polka ready to come out in hesitant and shy attendees and was struck with...
Elisa Gross
- 2 years 29 weeks ago
With 65 parks, 21 recreational areas, and more than a combined 2,500 acres of land, people wanting to get outdoors in Evansville can enjoy more than...
Stan Schmitt
- 2 years 35 weeks ago
On Jan. 4, 2018, Evansville was notified Sears would leave the city after more than 92 years. Over the decades there has been a special connection...
Elisa Gross
- 2 years 45 weeks ago
Robert Hartman fought in the German Rhine Valley during World War II, published a children’s book, and invented the crushed ice dispenser...
Elisa Gross
- 3 years 1 week ago
If you ask Peggy Kincaid how long she’s been a member of the Evansville Duplicate Bridge Club, she’ll say not that long. Ask anyone else...
trista Lutgring
- 3 years 10 weeks ago
By Nov. 3, 1917, the U.S. was just shy of its seventh full month of involvement in the First World War. James Bethel Gresham, a 24-year-old Army...
Elisa Gross
- 3 years 18 weeks ago
Cloche hats and drop waist dresses had a turn in the spotlight once again during a collaborative photography project shot at the Reitz Home Museum in...
Trista Lutgring
- 3 years 29 weeks ago
At a Monday lunch this spring, Willard Library Executive Director Greg Hager left with two banker’s boxes neatly packed with more than a...