Castle South Middle School employee dies at school on Friday

Castle South Middle School employee Beth Diekmann died on campus while school was in session on Friday, Jan. 31.

2020 Warrick County Summer Musical revealed

Eric and Amanda Antey, the married couple and Castle High School teachers behind the Warrick County Summer Musical, announced on Thursday, Jan. 30 that students from Vanderburgh, Warrick and neighboring counties will perform “Legally Blonde: The Musical” this summer. For more information about the audition process or show itself, visit:

Warrick County Sheriff’s Office receives 10 AEDS

The Warrick County Sheriff’s Office was gifted with 10 automated external defibrillators on Wednesday, Jan. 29 at the Deaconess Orthopedic & Neuroscience Hospital in Newburgh.

Boonville woman passes away after Reba McEntire gives her a call

Warrick County School corp. bus driver Lisa Tapley lost her battle to cancer on Wednesday, Jan. 29, just a few days after country singer Reba McEntire gave her a sweet call at home. Coincidentally, McEntire will be visiting for a concert this spring when she performs on March 20 at the Ford Center in Evansville.

Newburgh man wins a Grammy

Castle High School graduate Jeremy Ferguson won a Grammy for his role as a lead engineer on Cage the Elephant’s album “Social Cues,” which took home the award for Best Rock Album at the 62nd Grammy Awards on Sunday, Jan. 26.

Car drives into The Refinery

A car ran into The Refinery in Newburgh on Thursday, Jan. 23. The situation was deemed an accident and no injuries were reported. An exhibit by artist Boska Betsi can also be viewed at The Refinery until Feb. 16. The Refinery is currently looking for a new manager. To apply, visit their Facebook page.

Food Pantry Boxes are now available in Boonville

Thanks to a collaboration between local churches Hemenway Memorial Presbyterian Church, Main Street United Methodist Church and St John’s UCC, food pantry boxes are now stationed at TF2, City Lake and on Fifth Street next to Main Street UMC as of Tuesday, Jan. 21 for those in need.

Marisa Patwa is a graduate of the University of Evansville with a degree in journalism and minor in political science.

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