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3rd Grade Reading Level Basically Unchanged

Indiana‘s third-graders are reading at virtually the same level as they were last year.

Vincennes Tractor & Klein Realty Honored by Knox Co. Chamber

The Knox County Chamber of Commerce has named Vincennes Tractor the recipient of its 2014 “Business of the Year” award.

It's also named Klein Realty as the 2014 "Small Business of the Year."

The Chamber will recognize both businesses at the Chamber’s annual 98th annual banquet May 1st.

Daviess Co. Arrests

Washington Police arrested a Washington woman Thursday for Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated with a Controlled Substance, Refusal, Theft, and two counts of Operating While Intoxicated Endangering a Person.

Daviess Co. Road Closings

The Daviess County Highway Department says it will close County Road 700 South Monday from about 50' west of County Road 1175 East to County Road 1125 east.

Vincennes Street Closings

Vincennes City Engineer, John Sprague has announced the following street closing and detour information:

District 19 Troopers Announce May Enforcement Plans

Illinois State Police District 19 Commander, Captain Kelly Hodge, has announced his troopers will be participaing in several enforcement efforts during May, looking out for drunk drivers and those violating seat-belt laws and other traffic violations.  (MORE)

Woman Arrested For Stabbing Ex

A man had gone to pick up his daughter, but instead winds up allegedly stabbed by his ex-girlfriend. The victim says he was picking up his daughter from Shyen Barksdale around 5pm Saturday when Barksdale allegedly starting yelling at him. She reportedly got into the passenger side of his vehicle and stabbed him in the leg. (MORE)

Fire Claims Life of a Spencer County Man

An early Friday morning house fire claimed the life of a Spencer County man.

Rural Winslow Couple Arrested for Domestic Battery

The Pike County Sheriff’s Department arrested a rural Winslow couple Thursday for Domestic Battery.

Three Arrested During Traffic Stop in Bicknell

Bicknell Police arrested three people on drug related charges following a traffic stop Thursday night on State Road 159, just north of Bicknell.

Two Warrick Co. Men Arrested after Scuffle at Walmart

Indiana State Police arrested two Warrick County men Thursday afternoon after they got into a fight at Newburgh’s Walmart store.

World War I Era Love Letters Found in Wall

An electrician doing work at a home in Jasper has found some nearly 100-year-old love letters stuffed inside an attic wall.

Two Police Officers Dead in Murder-Suicide

Indianapolis Police say two police officers are dead in a murder-suicide.

Evansville Printing Plant Closing

An Evansville printing plant is closing, leaving nearly 60 workers without jobs.

We Don't Serve Teens Program

With prom season almost here, the state, liquor stores and distributors want teens to know that it won‘t be easy to get their hands on alcohol.

Bullying Forum May 1st in Bloomfield

The Indiana Youth Institute will host a forum in Bloomfield next month in hopes of combating bullying.

Man Arrested for Possession of Stolen Vehicle

Vincennes Police arrested a Lawrenceville, Illinois man Thursday night for Possession of a Stolen Vehicle.

Pavement Preservation Project Set to Begin

The Indiana Department of Transportation plans to begin chip and sealing nearly 24 miles of State Road 67 and about six miles of State Road 159 in Knox County next week, weather permitting.

"Disaster Recovery Training Day" to be held in Washington April 26th

Persons interested in helping Indiana communities rebuild and recover following last fall’s tornadoes and flooding - and from inevitable future disasters - are invited to attend a free “Disaster Recovery Training Day” to be held in Washington April 26th.

8th Annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day April 26th

The eighth annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is scheduled for Saturday, April 26th from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM.

Hiring Our Heroes Job Fair in Evansville April 24th

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation will host "Hiring Our Heroes - Evansville," next week.