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Meteorologist David Heckard Leaving Eyewitness News

The weather team at Eyewitness News is losing a familiar face.  David Heckard, who started working for WEHT in Evansville in 2006, announced yesterday via Facebook page that he is taking the next step in his career.  Wanna know where he's going?

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Kenergy’s “Beat The Peak” Thursday, June 27th

Kenergy is asking for your help! If you are a Kenergy customer, they are asking you to help "Beat the Peak" Thursday, June 27, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

With the high humidity, they expect to hit a peak for the month of June tomorrow afternoon between 4:30 and 6:30 p.m.

Last year, Kenergy started the Beat the Peak program. It is totally voluntary and last year, members did a great job of helping. 

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5K Run/Walk Benefit For Greenville Girl Injured In Major Car Accident

On May 21st, Greenville teenager Rachel Pentecost was injured in a terrible car accident. After taking three hours just to get her out of the vehicle, she was rushed to the Owensboro hospital. Being as severely injured as she was, they life-flighted her to Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville where she is still recovering. Although she had an above the knee amputation on her left leg, Rachel is progressing great!

Join in to show Rachel and her family how much you support her in this journey! There is a 5K Run/Walk coming up July 27th and YOU should join!

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Indiana Law Enforcement Cracking Down on Drunk Boaters

If you’re going to play on the water in Indiana, you had better stay dry.

As part of a national campaign to raise awareness of the dangers surrounding boating under the influence of drugs and alcohol, Indiana conservation officers will be beefing up patrols across Indiana waterways this summer.

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There’s Still Time to Catch A. Lincoln: A Pioneer Tale at Lincoln Amphitheatre

If you haven't already done it--and even if you have--don't miss an opportunity to see the  A. Lincoln: A Pioneer Tale, running through June 26th at the Lincoln Amphitheatre.

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Tri-State Residents Respond to Abercrombie & Fitch CEO’s ‘No Large People’ Stance [VIDEO]

Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Mike Jeffries recently stirred up the hornet's nest when he said that he doesn't want larger people shopping in his stores.

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Armadillos Take Up Residence in the Tri-State Area [VIDEO]

14 News, WFIE, Evansville, Henderson, Owensboro

It's an old joke: Why did the chicken cross the road? Answer: To prove to the possum it can be done. Now when you shift your location westward--specifically west Texas and its ilk--you change the critter from possum to armadillo.

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Kentucky Man High on Meth Arrested for Eating Carpet Lint

Apparently, meth can make a person crave carpet lint.

Authorities in Louisville, Kentucky say that over the weekend they arrested 50-year-old Jeffery Wagner for partaking in a carpet lint buffet in the shoe department of the Burlington Coat Factory.

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A Look At The New Owensboro Hospital

This morning, The Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce's Rooster Booster Breakfast was held at the new Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. The program was held in front of a sold out crowd and broadcast live on 1490 WOMI-AM

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Will Paul McCartney Perform In Indiana This Summer?

Will Paul McCartney play this summer in Indiana?

Well, according to reports, Bankers Life Fieldhouse is said to be planning the announcement of an event this Friday called “Out There,” which incidentally, is the name of Paul McCartney’s 2013 tour.

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Warrick Humane Society Takes in Dogs After Puppy Mill Closes – Many Small Breeds Available for Adoption

It's always sad news to hear about puppy mills. If you aren't familiar with the term, it's an operation of dogs (usually small breeds) who are used exclusively to breed for puppy sales. Many times, the dogs are kept their entire lives in small confinements and sadly, deplorable conditions

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Spring 2013 Craft And Fashion Show SATURDAY!

If you're like me, you can't wait for Spring to arrive! Well, here's a little something to kick-start the season change!

Saturday is the Spring 2013 Craft and Fashion Show at South Hancock Elementary (8631 Hwy 69, Hawesville, KY). The event is from 8:00am - 4:00pm and has a $1.00 admission charge. There will be over 40 vendors, including three children's boutiques, ready to brighten your spirits!

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