Former ECHO Director sentenced for embezzlement

A former executive director of Evansville-based nonprofit ECHO Housing Corp. has been sentenced after embezzling more than $100,000 over a three-year period. Stephanie TenBarge of Evansville was sentenced to two years probation and ordered to pay more than $90,000 in restitution.

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University of Evansville outlines new realignment plan

The University of Evansville has released an updated realignment plan.

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UE faculty, alumni protest realignment plan

University of Evansville faculty and alumni gathered on the university's campus Sunday to protest a proposed realignment plan.

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INDOT updates I-69 bridge route

The Indiana Department of Transportation, in partnership with the state of Kentucky, has updated the preferred route alternative for the I-69 Ohio River Crossing project in southwest Indiana.

Effort underway to name Indiana state aircraft

The P-47 Thunderbolt "Hoosier Spirit II" would be designated as the official state aircraft of Indiana if a bill introduced in the House is able to pass. State Representative Wendy McNamara (R-76) is introducing the measure in House Bill 1197, which is co-sponsored by Rep. Matt Hostettler (R-64), Rep. Holli Sullivan (R-78) and Rep. Sharon Negele (R-13).

Vanderburgh County invests in broadband expansion

A project to expand broadband in Vanderburgh County is underway following a $577,000 investment from the Vanderburgh County Commissioners, who have approved a request for proposal for rural broadband to Watch Communications.

Whitney trust gifts millions to USI

The University of Southern Indiana will be able to provide nursing scholarships after a $2 million leadership gift from the estate of the late Hershel Whitney. The Hershel B. Whitney Nursing Scholarship Endowment honors the life of the former Eli Lilly and Co. (NYSE: LLY) employee and WWII veteran Whitney, who died in 2015.