Coming Up This Week: Aug.25 - Aug.29

All your local need-to-know for the week of Aug. 25 - Aug. 29.

Heavy Trash Pickup Begins

Heavy Trash Pickup in Evansville starts Monday. The semi-annual service will run through Oct. 24th. Heavy trash must be placed in manageable, organized piles where normal weekly trash is collected before 6:00AM on the first day of collection. For more information,click here.

Want to be a Police Officer?

The Henderson Police Department will hold an information session for anyone interested in pursuing a career in law enforcement. The session will be at the Henderson Police Department beginning at 6:00PM on Monday.

Gay Marriage Hearing

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments Tuesday in two marriage cases - one from Wisconsin and a consolidated set of cases from Indiana. The third state in the Seventh Circuit, Illinois, already grants full marriage equality to same sex couples.

Heather Teague Anniversary

And Tuesday marks the 19th anniversary of Heather Teague's kidnapping. Teague was 23 years old when a witness says they saw Teague kidnapped at gunpoint at Newburgh Beach in Henderson. If you have any information about Heather Teague, you're asked to contact Kentucky State Police at (270) 826-3312, or send an anonymous text to KSP at: 67283, KSPTIP.

Traffic Alerts

Base repairs along the US 41-Alternate in Webster County that were supposed to started earlier month, will now begin Tuesday.


The project includes work along Clayton Ave. in Dixon.


Intermittent lane restrictions will last for about a week or two. Then traffic will be back to normal for about a week to let the repaired areas settle. Then asphalt paving will begin.


In Hopkins County, a lane and load width restriction will be placed on the Wendell Ford-Western Kentucky Parkway Overpass at the Pennyrile interchange starting Monday. Traffic will be down to one lane in each direction, with a max 15 ft. load width. Crews will be working on bridge overlay work. The restrictions are expected to last until mid-September.


KY 601 in Muhlenberg County is expected to reopen to traffic late Monday. Crews plan to be done installing a new pre-fabricated culvert by then. Drivers are asked to continue to use caution since there may be some finish work that needs to be done.
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