I headed to the east side for lunch today, which is a rare thing for me. Since our office is downtown, I usually head north or west for food...and it has been weeks or months since I've driven that way. And boy was I shocked to see what was left of Roberts Stadium.
No amount of arguing, petitioning or begging can save Roberts Stadium now. The Evansville Parks Board voted unanimously Wednesday to tear down the old stadium at the corner of the Lloyd Expressway and Boeke Road.
A week ago today, Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke made his recommendation to the Parks Board for what should be done with the Roberts Stadium property. Today he explained his plan in greater detail on Wednesdays With Winnecke.
Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke is finally ready to make his recommendation to Parks Board about the future of the Roberts Stadium property...he will do that today at noon. The Mayor tells about his decision making process and what it's taken to get to this point.
Vandalism, electricity and maintenance are just some of the expenses being paid by Evansville taxpayers to keep Roberts Stadium operating until its decided what should be done with the abandoned building.
Bob Dylan fans, you've waited since 2008 to see the legendary artist again in Evansville. In honor of Dylan returning to Evansville, WGBF-AM is giving away three pairs of tickets to see him live when he plays Roberts Stadium on August 2nd.