Tinkering with time: 94-year-old still fixing watches

PUBLISHED: Aug. 28, 2017

BY: Shannon Hall, Courier & Press reporter

BOONVILLE — Ralph Hutchinson has been blessed with time.

Time to spend with with his family. Time free of war. And time to work on watches.

Ralph celebrated his 94th birthday Sunday, but just because he’s been given time doesn’t mean he takes it for granted. Continue reading “Tinkering with time: 94-year-old still fixing watches”

Area law enforcement establishing fees for body cam footage

PUBLISHED: Dec. 17, 2017

BY: Shannon Hall, Courier & Press reporter

Law enforcement agencies say body cameras help protect the officers and the community, but local law enforcement agencies want to charge $150 to provide the footage or are against the public seeing it in general.

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office will “probably” implement a $150 fee for copies of body camera footage, according to the Vanderburgh County sheriff.

“That’s to download and put it on the disc and everything,” Vanderburgh Sheriff Dave Wedding said. Continue reading “Area law enforcement establishing fees for body cam footage”

Bosse teacher was fired for ‘inappropriate relationship with student’

July 26, 2016

By Shannon Hall, Courier & Press reporter 

The Bosse High School band teacher fired in May was let go because he admitted to having an “inappropriate relationship” with a student.

According to a personnel file document obtained by the Courier & Press, Kevin Hulsey admitted to EVSC Superintendent David Smith in May that he had “an inappropriate relationship with a student.” Continue reading “Bosse teacher was fired for ‘inappropriate relationship with student’”

Evansville residents contribute almost $100K to Trump, Clinton campaigns

Nov. 2, 2016 

By Shannon Hall, Courier & Press reporter

Evansville residents donated almost $100,000 to the Republican and Democratic presidential candidates between April 2015 and August 2016.

Being the third biggest city in Indiana, it’s not surprising to see Evansville was in the top 10 lists of donors for both candidates. Continue reading “Evansville residents contribute almost $100K to Trump, Clinton campaigns”

Evansville police release body camera footage of March officer-involved shooting

September 2, 2016

By: Shannon Hall, Courier & Press reporter

The Evansville Police Department released the body camera footage on Friday from a March officer-involved shooting that killed a homeless man.

Daniel Wooters, 38, was shot and killed by three Evansville Police officers in March after he stole a police cruiser, led them on a chase, crashed the car and then “advanced” toward officers with a knife. Continue reading “Evansville police release body camera footage of March officer-involved shooting”