Submitted by WIKY News on Mon, 04/01/2013 - 7:51am
Two men are dead after their fishing boat capsized Saturday in Patoka Lake. Matt Buroker of Evansville and Ryan Dowdell of Winslow were taking park in a fishing tournament when their boat began taking on water. Two other companions were rescued when another fisherman heard their calls for help. Department of Natural Resources officials say the water temperature was around 45 degrees at the time of the accident.
Submitted by WIKY News on Sat, 03/30/2013 - 9:06am
Franklin Street Association is bringing new events to Evansville in one fun-filled celebration of Earth Day. A 5K Color Me FUN Run kicks off at 8am on April 20th, where participants run with a white shirt and get sprayed with non-toxic, eco-friendly paint at each kilometer. Kid-friendly activities start around 10, with face-painting, a farmer's market, and free seedlings. And around 40 businesses are working with artists to display recycled art projects. The event will wind down with a recycled outfit runway show at Lamasco Bar and Grill.