25-year-old woman charged with child molesting

PUBLISHED: Sept. 15, 2017 BY: SHANNON HALL, COURIER & PRESS REPORTER EVANSVILLE — A 25-year-old woman was charged with multiple counts of child molesting this week. Keshia C. Warfield faces three different felony counts of child molesting after two children told their mother about the alleged abuse and they reported it to authorities. One child […]

Local woman offers haunted experiences

PUBLISHED: Sept. 20, 2017 BY: Shannon Hall, Courier & Press reporter  Joni Mayhan has always been sensitive to spirits. It wasn’t always easy to have the spirits around her, especially as a child. “It’s not all that I got into ghosts — ghosts kinda got into me,” she said. She experienced interactions with ghosts throughout […]

Police: Mother passes out while driving two sons

PUBLISHED: May 18, 2017 BY: Shannon Hall, Courier & Press reporter A woman was arrested Wednesday morning after police reported finding her passed out in a running, black Ford Explorer with two children in the vehicle. Tierra Maupins, 26, was arrested and preliminarily charged with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated with a child under 18 […]

Commissioners to decide how to spend gas tax money

May 20, 2017 By Shannon Hall With Vanderburgh County possibly receiving $3 to 4 million in 2018 from the state gas tax, county commissioners face a task to compile a list of necessary fixes. The Indiana legislature passed a gas tax increase that takes effect July 1. The bill will increase the gas tax to 28 cents […]

Wildcats take over Newburgh riverfront

May 22, 2017 By Shannon Hall NEWBURGH — From 8:30 a.m. to mid morning on Monday, no one walked the halls at Newburgh Elementary. Instead, hundreds of tiny feet pounded along Newburgh’s riverfront for the third annual Wildcat Mile. “Every student gets to do this every year,” said Erin Purdue, a teacher at Newburgh Elementary […]

Residents upset over Lincoln Estates ownership change

PUBLISHED: May 24, 2017 BY: Shannon Hall, Courier & Press reporter Mayor Lloyd Winnecke’s office received information on 17 Lincoln Estates residents who may need help after a recent ownership change at the complex. Friends and families concerned about Lincoln Estates residents flooded the Potter’s Wheel and interrupted the mayor’s traveling town hall Wednesday night to voice […]

Lincoln Estates property foreclosed in 2016

May 27, 2017 By Shannon Hall The Evansville Housing Authority knew that changes could happen at Lincoln Estates but they didn’t move families from their voucher program until the property changed ownership. The new ownership, which bought the property in April, notified a few dozen residents that they can no longer live at Lincoln Estates […]