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Articles in: Society and Politics

Trista Lutgring and Elisa Gross
- 12 weeks 2 days ago
City charters and land purchases. War industry and shopping malls. River floods and plane crashes. In its more than 200-year history, Evansville has...
Trista Lutgring
- 19 weeks 4 days ago
Nov. 6, 2018, saw a historic turnout of voters across the country for this year’s midterm elections. Evansville was not excluded; 58,973 people...
Trista Lutgring
- 33 weeks 2 days ago
It is not every day a sitting president of the United States visits Evansville — but it is not the first time we’ve welcomed the...
Trista Lutgring & Elisa Gross
- 1 year 3 weeks ago
Religious buildings — among the most historic, architecturally distinguished, lavishly ornamented structures in a community — belong not...
Elisa Gross
- 1 year 4 weeks ago
William Wooten, MD, founded Youth First in March 1998 with just his checkbook in his back pocket. Twenty years later, the local nonprofit has placed...
Elisa Gross
- 1 year 7 weeks ago
Matt McBride stands in the drive-thru of the Pizza Hut on the West Side of Evansville with a pry bar in his hand. The two manhole-type covers in the...
Elisa Gross
- 1 year 9 weeks ago
River City residents dug into their heritage and brushed up their foreign language skills last summer as they welcomed a delegation from Evansville...
- 1 year 9 weeks ago
 East Side — The Promenade of Evansville continues to grow on Evansville’s East Side with its most recent addition of the...
Emily Miles
- 1 year 13 weeks ago
On the night of April 4, 1968, Robert F. Kennedy arrived in Indianapolis for a scheduled presidential primary campaign rally. But as he reached the...
Trista Lutgring
- 1 year 22 weeks ago
EVSC Foundation executive director Maureen Barton finds she is challenged by narrowing the foundation’s purpose into a one-minute speech to new...
Elisa Gross
- 1 year 29 weeks ago
After falling down a rabbit hole of watching TED videos on YouTube a few years ago, Zac Parsons knew he wanted to be a part of bringing the...
Elisa Gross
- 1 year 29 weeks ago
“Newburgh to Crystal Taylor. Newburgh to Crystal Taylor.” Lockmaster Tony Barron pages an Ingram barge preparing to go through the...
elisa gross
- 1 year 29 weeks ago
Christine Keck says the theme of her life is that it’s nonlinear. Looking back, her journey has taken many unexpected turns that ultimately led...
trista Lutgring
- 1 year 45 weeks ago
7:12 a.m. Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke strolls up to the front door of WEVV 44News along Carpenter Street, two boxes of Donut Bank doughnuts in...
Elisa Gross
- 1 year 45 weeks ago
River City residents recently had to brush up on their “hallos” and “auf wiedersehens” to welcome a delegation from...
Elisa Gross
- 2 years 5 weeks ago
 A rabbi, a reverend, and a Muslim walk into a Jewish temple. For Rabbi Gary Mazo of Temple Adath B’nai Israel, Reverend Kevin Fleming of...
Nicole Neff
- 2 years 8 weeks ago
When it comes to journalism, Ella Johnson-Watson has done it all — radio, television, print, and new media. Yet the trajectory for her career...
Nicole Neff
- 2 years 28 weeks ago
When Tracy Gorman became president and CEO of the Evansville Rescue Mission (ERM) in 2008, he expected a learning curve. “I had been a pastor...
Trista Lutgring
- 3 years 11 weeks ago
In 2015, Evansville residents took to the polls in November to decide on who would be mayor of the city for the next four years. Up against...
Emily Patton
- 3 years 14 weeks ago
While practicing family law in Evansville, Kathryn Kornblum-Zelle saw a generational cycle occurring in the court system. “Teachers see...