Good news! Important steps have been made in the I-69 Ohio River Bridge Crossing

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT), and Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) have completed the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the I-69 Ohio River Crossing (ORX) project in the Evansville, IN and Henderson, KY area and have published its Notice of Availability for public comments in the Federal Register on December 14, 2018 …

BridgeLink I-69 Ohio River Bridge Announcement

The Board of Directors of BridgeLink commends the recommendation of Central Corridor 1 for the placement of a new I-69 bridge. This location is proven to be the best location for economic development, cross river mobility, ease of traffic congestion, and minimal negative local impacts.  BridgeLink Chair Robert Koch said, “A new I-69 bridge is …

EVSC Teacher Achieves National Board Certification

Jane Elgin, teacher at McCutchanville Elementary School, recently achieved National Board Certification through the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. Being nationally certified means that Elgin earned the profession’s highest mark of achievement through a rigorous, performance-based, peer-review process, demonstrating her proven impact on student learning and achievement. It is the most respected professional certificate …

Vanderburgh Community Foundation Announces 2019 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Recipients

The Vanderburgh Community Foundation announced Ethan Shopmeyer, Newburgh; Andrew Heldman, Evansville; and Brendan Notich, Evansville are the recipients of the 2019 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarships for Vanderburgh County. The Lilly Endowment Scholarships provide full-tuition, required fees, and an annual stipend of up to $900 for required books and equipment for four years of full-time undergraduate study at an Indiana college or university.  Ethan Shopmeyer is the son of Charles and …

AAF- Greater Evansville now accepting creative entries for the 2019 American Advertising Awards

The American Advertising Federation of Greater Evansville (AAF-GE) is now accepting creative entries for the 2019 American Advertising Awards. As part of the national American Advertising Awards, the competition and ceremony is a celebration of the creative work and people that make up the Tri-State. Early bird pricing is offered through January 9, 2019 and …

Warrick County Community Foundation Announces 2019 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Recipients

The Warrick County Community Foundation announced Hannah Beaven, Newburgh, and Hannah Gourley, Boonville, are the recipients of the 2019 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarships for Warrick County. The Lilly Endowment Scholarship provides full-tuition, required fees, and an annual stipend of up to $900 for required books and equipment for four years of full-time undergraduate study at an Indiana college or university. Hannah Beaven is the daughterof Michael and Leann Beaven. She is a senior at Castle …

WorkOne Southwest Celebrates, Cristy Teeters, Recipient of a Young Adult Service Award

The first Young Adult Services Awards ceremony was held at this year’s annual Summit on October 30, 2018. To honor committed and high-performing staff members from the Young Adult Services WorkOne programs from across the state, the DWD Youth Initiatives team accepted nominations in the categories of Manager/Team Lead of the Year, Outstanding Young Adult …

UE event: Hiring Foreign Nationals

The University of Evansville is pleased to host a free informational session on hiring foreign nationals. With the extended STEM Optional Practical Training for international students and the demand for skilled employees, this session will provide information on the processes of hiring foreign nationals for a variety of positions, from internships to full-time employment. Hiring …

POSEY COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES 2019 LILLY ENDOWMENT COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT

The Posey County Community Foundation has announced that Logan Bryant of Poseyville is the recipient of the 2019 Posey County Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. The scholarship provides full-tuition, required fees, and an annual stipend of up to $900 for required books and equipment for four years of full-time undergraduate study leading to a baccalaureate degree. Logan is the son of James Bryant and Daphne Bryant. He is a senior at North Posey High School and plans to study computer engineering …