Contact Us
Best of Evansville

Best of Evansville

EMS-Thinkstock-Images-86479748-630x419
[

Fire and EMS in Evansville Receive Multiple Awards

Two emergency response agencies in Evansville were recognized during an Indiana state awards presentation in Indianapolis Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. In total, four awards were presented to the Evansville Fire Department and American Medical Response of Evansville (AMR).

Read More

Mesker Park Zoo and Botanic Garden
(Mesker Park Zoo and Botanic Garden via Facebook)
[

Twilight Tuesdays Continue at Mesker Park Zoo

Thankfully this has absolutely nothing to do with that God awful series of movies. In fact this is quite a good thing, an awesome thing in fact. What it means is that Mesker Park Zoo will have extended hours for the next several Tuesdays.

Read More

Ryan-McVay
Ryan-McVay
[

The Oktobeerfest is Coming to the Tri-State!

Celebrate German Heritage and all things beer at Oktobeerfest on Saturday, October 18th from 4pm to 8pm at the Vanderburgh 4-H Center.

Sample from over 100 authentic German biers, seasonal Oktoberfest and pumpkin beers all in one place! Plus enjoy a fall atmosphere with German cuisine available for purchase and live music!

Read More

Dock Dogs
[

DockDogs Returning to Annual Animalpalooza Animal Benefit & Music Festival [VIDEO]

Animalpalooza Animal Benefit and Music Festival is back for it's 3rd year, with the high flying action of DockDogs - the World's Premier Canine Aquatics Competition! 2014 will be bigger and better than ever with an expanded schedule, 2 days of live local music, and a new location!

Read More

(courtesy of Sarah Page)
(courtesy of Sarah Page)
[

Stock the Pantry Cornhole Tournament to Benefit Boys & Girls Club

On Saturday, August 16, 2014 the 5th Annual Stock the Pantry Cornhole Tournament, presented by Evansville Marine Service, will take place at Tropicana Events Plaza. Registration will take place 9-9:30AM with play beginning at 10AM.

Read More

Carol McClintock and friends picking up litter along the Greenway Photo by Nikki Davis
Carol McClintock and friends picking up litter along the Greenway Photo by Nikki Davis
[

Carol McClintock and Friends Are Cleanin’ Up This Town [Keep Evansville Beautiful]

-by Nikki Davis

I am an avid runner and walker, and as I am out and about, more often than not, I’ve noticed Mayor Lloyd Winnecke’s wife, Carol McClintock, along the Greenway’s riverfront section. Sometimes she is by herself. Other times she is with a group of folks, but always, she is doing her part in keeping Evansville beautiful! So I wanted to find out more…

Read More

Facebook
Facebook
[

August is the New October – Join the Evansville Germania Maennerchor for the 53rd Annual Volksfest 2014

 

Kraut, sausages, bands and beer gardens. You'll find all that and lederhosen, too! The Germania Mannerchor Volksfest is an Evansville tradition that celebrates our German Heritage starting at lunch and ending well into the evening. This year, the folks at Germania will be celebrating the 100th birthday of their building.

Read More

(courtesy of Catherine Yeulet)
(courtesy of Catherine Yeulet)
[

Children’s Museum Hosts ‘Kindergarten…Here I Come’ on August 2nd

The class of 2027 starts kindergarten this year and the Koch Family Children’s Museum of Evansville (cMoe) wants to help make the transition as smooth as possible.

Read More

(iStock)
(iStock)
[

Public Meetings and Survey to Seek Feedback on New Parks Master Plan

From the office of Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke:

The City of Evansville is in the beginning stages of developing a new Master Plan for the Department of Parks and Recreation that will provide a roadmap for future development of the city’s public parks system.

Read More

The Best Day Ever Evansville
The Best Day Ever Evansville
[

The Best Day Ever is ‘So Evansville’ That We Are Evansville

by Gretchin Irons

When the #ImSoEvansville craze hit, Mikey Facebooked “I’m so Evansville, that I am Evansville.” And he’s right. We are ALL Evansville, no matter how long we have lived here.

Read More

Category: Best of Evansville

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://newstalk1280.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on NewsTalk 1280 WGBF quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on NewsTalk 1280 WGBF quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!