Evansville, Indiana

What is Evansville, Indiana known for?


major complex

state museums and historic sites. In 1964 this major complex of earthworks (Earthworks (archaeology)) was designated a National Historic Landmark because of its significance. It is named after the Angel family who in the early 19th century owned the property on which it is located along the Ohio River. - Evansville, Indiana WGBF (WGBF (AM))-AM 1280 AM - At the age of 18, Travis performed "Tiger Rag" on a local radio amateur show in Evansville, Indiana


field+historic

File:Riverside_Historic_District_in_Evansville.jpg Riverside (Riverside Historic District (Evansville, Indiana)) File:Parrett Street near Washington.jpg Washington Avenue (Washington Avenue Historic District (Evansville, Indiana)) Cultural features Entertainment venues thumb right Bosse Field (File:Bosse Field Lights.jpg) Historic Bosse Field (Bosse Field), a 7,180 seat baseball stadium located in Garvin Park, was built in 1915 and is the third-oldest ballpark still in regular use in the United


featured location

was the featured location for the feature film "Back in the Day" filmed in 2014. Back in the Day (2014 film) Literary media Evansville is featured in a section of Vladimir Nabokov's 1955 novel Lolita, as well as Walker Percy's 1962 novel The Moviegoer, and Robert Silverberg's 1969 science fiction novel To Live Again (To Live Again (novel)). Evansville is the primary location in the historical fiction novel, Invitation to Valhalla by Mike Whicker, published in 2004. The novel is based on the records of German spy Erika Lehmann's attempt to infiltrate the LST shipyards during WWII. An Evansville couple is the focus of "Hungarian Rhapsody: An Adoption Story" by James Derk, based on a series of stories in The Evansville Courier & Press http: www.amazon.com Hungarian-Rhapsody-An-Adoption-Story dp 1425957129 Notable people '''Nischelle Turner''' is an entertainment & lifestyle reporter for KNBC in Los Angeles. She was a general assignment reporter for KTTV FOX 11 from 2004 and to October 2, 2008 and worked as a sideline reporter for FOX's Sunday NFL broadcasts, and did segments for a show called Dailies. (1 March 2010). Sports Media Dream Girl Nischelle Turner, Vizage magazine Prior to KTTV, she worked for WEHT, the ABC (American Broadcasting Company) affiliate in Evansville, Indiana and for WVUE, the FOX (Fox Broadcasting Company) Affiliate in New Orleans. She is a native of Columbia, Missouri . She attended the University of Missouri, and graduated from its Journalism school. She will be working with either analyst Kurt Warner or Torry Holt and either play-by-play Chris Myers or Chris Rose. The '''Lloyd Expressway''' is a major east–west traffic artery (Highway) in Evansville, Indiana. The road numbering consists of two segments. West of U.S. Route 41 (U.S. Route 41 in Indiana) (US 41), the road is State Road 62 (Indiana State Highway 62) (SR 62), and east of US 41 it is SR 66 (Indiana State Highway 66). East of US 41, Morgan Avenue becomes SR 62, and west of US 41, Diamond Avenue becomes SR 66.


career early

stations. Former Clear Channel KISS-FM branded stations that have been sold and retained the KISS brand as of March 2007 include WDKS 106.1 KISS-FM Evansville, Indiana; KTRS-FM 104.7 KISS-FM in Casper, Wyoming. Career Early in her career Rabe worked for the Quincy Herald-Whig in Quincy, Illinois, and then for the Evansville Courier & Press in Evansville, Indiana. She went on to work for TSR, Inc., and was the Director of the RPGA, writing magazine


business published

Henderson, Kentucky. ''Evansville Living'' and ''Evansville Business'', published locally by Tucker Publishing Group, are bi-monthly local magazines showcasing the people, businesses, and community. Other media publications include ''Maturity Journal'', a free monthly newspaper aimed at senior citizens, and ''News4U'', a free monthly entertainment magazine. The Evansville and Tri-State areas are primarily serviced by radio stations in Indiana and Kentucky, providing various types of content. Radio Stations providing coverage to Evansville include: http: www.usnpl.com radio inradio.php Radio-locator.com's station listing for Evansville WSWI 820 (WSWI), WGBF 1280 (WGBF (AM)), WVHI 1330 (WVHI), WEOA 1400 (WEOA), WABX 107.5 (WABX), WDKS 106.1 (WDKS), WJPS 107.1 (WJPS), WGBF-FM 103.1 (WGBF-FM), WIKY-FM 104.1 (WIKY-FM), WJLT 105.3 (WJLT), WKDQ 99.5 (WKDQ), WLFW 93.5 (WLFW), WNIN-FM 88.3 (WNIN-FM), WSTO 96.1 (WSTO), WBKR 92.5 (WBKR) WUEV 91.5 (WUEV) and WPSR 90.7 (WPSR (FM)). Evansville is, as of the 2013-14 rankings, the 103rd-largest television market (List of television stations in North America by media market) in the United States according to Nielsen Media Research. '''Nischelle Turner''' is an entertainment & lifestyle reporter for KNBC in Los Angeles. She was a general assignment reporter for KTTV FOX 11 from 2004 and to October 2, 2008 and worked as a sideline reporter for FOX's Sunday NFL broadcasts, and did segments for a show called Dailies. (1 March 2010). Sports Media Dream Girl Nischelle Turner, Vizage magazine Prior to KTTV, she worked for WEHT, the ABC (American Broadcasting Company) affiliate in Evansville, Indiana and for WVUE, the FOX (Fox Broadcasting Company) Affiliate in New Orleans. She is a native of Columbia, Missouri . She attended the University of Missouri, and graduated from its Journalism school. She will be working with either analyst Kurt Warner or Torry Holt and either play-by-play Chris Myers or Chris Rose. The '''Lloyd Expressway''' is a major east–west traffic artery (Highway) in Evansville, Indiana. The road numbering consists of two segments. West of U.S. Route 41 (U.S. Route 41 in Indiana) (US 41), the road is State Road 62 (Indiana State Highway 62) (SR 62), and east of US 41 it is SR 66 (Indiana State Highway 66). East of US 41, Morgan Avenue becomes SR 62, and west of US 41, Diamond Avenue becomes SR 66.


Silverberg

was the featured location for the feature film "Back in the Day" filmed in 2014. Back in the Day (2014 film) Literary media Evansville is featured in a section of Vladimir Nabokov's 1955 novel Lolita, as well as Walker Percy's 1962 novel The Moviegoer, and Robert Silverberg's 1969 science fiction novel To Live Again (To Live Again (novel)). Evansville is the primary location in the historical fiction novel, Invitation to Valhalla


basketball+played

, he graduated from Zeeland High School, where he was a star athlete in three sports. He became Zeeland's all-time leading scorer in basketball, played baseball for two seasons, and was the quarterback for the football team. In Indiana, the remnants of Arlene dropped heavy rainfall, peaking at 4.44 inches (112.8 mm) in Evansville (Evansville, Indiana). In Indianapolis, 3.04 inches (75 mm) fell at the International Airport (Indianapolis International Airport). Rainfall from the storm was 85% of the typical June rainfall level. Arlene also spawned two tornadoes. An F1 (Fujita scale) tornado developed to the southwest of Hayden (Hayden, Indiana) on June 12. The tornado damaged several buildings and trees on its 5.3-mile (8.5-km) path, with total damage amounting to $100,000 (2005 USD). Outer rainbands also developed an F0 tornado just south of Indianapolis, downing a few tree limbs. Biography Born in Elkhart, Indiana, Darling began studying cello at age 10 and continued on to earn bachelor's and master's degrees in music education from Indiana State University. He took a position as elementary and secondary school instrumental ensemble director in Evansville, Indiana in 1966, and in 1969 joined the faculty of Western Kentucky University teaching music education and directing the community college orchestra. He joined the Paul Winter Consort in 1970, as well as taking a position with the Nashville Symphony Orchestra, and remained a member until 1987, when he left to pursue a solo career. On April 4, 1966 Paul Francis Leibold was appointed Bishop of Evansville, Indiana, and installed as Bishop of the diocese June 15, 1966. Bishop Paul Francis Leibold was appointed to Cincinnati July 23, 1969 following the retirement of Archbishop Alter (Karl Joseph Alter) at the same time. Upon installation as Archbishop, Paul Francis Leibold became seventh Bishop and sixth Archbishop of Cincinnati. - Evansville Purple Aces University of Evansville Evansville (Evansville, Indiana) Missouri Valley Conference - - University of Southern Indiana Screaming Eagles Evansville (Evansville, Indiana) Great Lakes Valley Conference History Nine Pound Hammer first played at The Ross Theater, opening for the Xtian rap group, The Disciples Of Decadence, in nearby Evansville, Indiana, with drummer Toby Myrig, David Epperson, and bassist Brian (Forrest) Payne, in 1984. David and Brian left, and Bart Altman, thunderstick man from The Disciples Of Decadence, joined on bass. This lineup played locally in Owensboro, Kentucky and Evansville Indiana, garnering a very loyal following before relocating to Lexington, Kentucky as the Raw Recruits. The band then changed their name to The Black Sheep and became the house band at Great Scott's Depot. Darren Howard replaced Toby, and the band became Nine Pound Hammer again. The name of the band is taken from the Merle Travis song ''Nine Pound Hammer''. The station debuted on December 3, 1955 as KRBB-TV. It became KTVE in 1961, and brought color television to the Ark-La-Miss in 1966. It was a primary NBC affiliate, sharing ABC (American Broadcasting Company) with KNOE-TV. However on October 1, 1966, KTVE switched its primary affiliation to ABC. This was unusual for a two-station market, especially one of Monroe El Dorado's size. However, J. B. Fuqua, who owned KTVE at the time, wanted to get that station in line with WTVW in Evansville, Indiana and KTHI (now KVLY-TV) in Fargo, North Dakota, both of which were ABC affiliates he had just purchased. Hamilton left Central Methodist in 1976. He returned to Kentucky and served as Assistant State Treasurer for the state of Kentucky from 1976 through 1980 and as executive director of the Department of Corporations in the Kentucky Secretary of State’s office in 1980. His later positions included Vice President for Development, Timken Mercy Medical Center, Canton, Ohio, 980 through 1983; president of the Deaconess Hospital Foundation, Evansville, Indiana, 1983 through 1984 (he was also assistant pastor at Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Evansville in that time), and vice president for planned giving for the Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services Foundation in Columbus, Ohio from 1985 to his retirement. '''John Cowan''' (b. August 24, 1952 in Evansville (Evansville, Indiana), Indiana) is an American (United States) soul music and progressive bluegrass vocalist and bass guitar player. He was the lead vocalist and bass player for the New Grass Revival. '''Nischelle Turner''' is an entertainment & lifestyle reporter for KNBC in Los Angeles. She was a general assignment reporter for KTTV FOX 11 from 2004 and to October 2, 2008 and worked as a sideline reporter for FOX's Sunday NFL broadcasts, and did segments for a show called Dailies. (1 March 2010). Sports Media Dream Girl Nischelle Turner, Vizage magazine Prior to KTTV, she worked for WEHT, the ABC (American Broadcasting Company) affiliate in Evansville, Indiana and for WVUE, the FOX (Fox Broadcasting Company) Affiliate in New Orleans. She is a native of Columbia, Missouri . She attended the University of Missouri, and graduated from its Journalism school. She will be working with either analyst Kurt Warner or Torry Holt and either play-by-play Chris Myers or Chris Rose. The '''Lloyd Expressway''' is a major east–west traffic artery (Highway) in Evansville, Indiana. The road numbering consists of two segments. West of U.S. Route 41 (U.S. Route 41 in Indiana) (US 41), the road is State Road 62 (Indiana State Highway 62) (SR 62), and east of US 41 it is SR 66 (Indiana State Highway 66). East of US 41, Morgan Avenue becomes SR 62, and west of US 41, Diamond Avenue becomes SR 66.


successful involvement

, Indiana , United States Graham Brothers After successful involvement in a glass manufacturing company (eventually sold to Libbey Owens Ford) brothers Joseph B. Graham (September 12, 1882–July 1970) and Robert C. Graham (August 1885–October 3, 1967) and Canadian Ray Austin (May 28, 1887–August 13, 1932) began in 1919 to produce kits to modify Ford (Ford Motor Company) Model T (Ford Model T)s and TT (Ford Model TT)s into trucks. That led to the brothers building their trucks using engines of various manufacturers and the '''Graham Brothers''' brand. Eventually they settled on Dodge engines, and soon the trucks were sold by Dodge dealers. The Grahams expanded from beginnings in Evansville, Indiana, opening plants in 1922 on Meldrum Avenue in Detroit, Michigan of '''Nischelle Turner''' is an entertainment & lifestyle reporter for KNBC in Los Angeles. She was a general assignment reporter for KTTV FOX 11 from 2004 and to October 2, 2008 and worked as a sideline reporter for FOX's Sunday NFL broadcasts, and did segments for a show called Dailies. (1 March 2010). Sports Media Dream Girl Nischelle Turner, Vizage magazine Prior to KTTV, she worked for WEHT, the ABC (American Broadcasting Company) affiliate in Evansville, Indiana and for WVUE, the FOX (Fox Broadcasting Company) Affiliate in New Orleans. She is a native of Columbia, Missouri . She attended the University of Missouri, and graduated from its Journalism school. She will be working with either analyst Kurt Warner or Torry Holt and either play-by-play Chris Myers or Chris Rose. The '''Lloyd Expressway''' is a major east–west traffic artery (Highway) in Evansville, Indiana. The road numbering consists of two segments. West of U.S. Route 41 (U.S. Route 41 in Indiana) (US 41), the road is State Road 62 (Indiana State Highway 62) (SR 62), and east of US 41 it is SR 66 (Indiana State Highway 66). East of US 41, Morgan Avenue becomes SR 62, and west of US 41, Diamond Avenue becomes SR 66.


local sporting

'''Mesker Amphitheatre''' is a historic 8,500-seat amphitheater, located in Evansville, Indiana, United States. It contains 5,500 chairback seats and 3,000 lawn seats and is located at Mesker Park, near the Mesker Park Zoo. Byron Anderson, Windy City Stories Pages about an alleged work of fiction by an author called "R.E. Hancock", created by User:Rynehancock. Search of Amazon turned up no such author. User also added listings of other characters to Evansville, Indiana and List of famous people from Indianapolis. Hoax. Ëvilphoenix (User:Evilphoenix) Burn! (User_talk:Evilphoenix) 00:07, September 13, 2005 (UTC) :'''Delete'''; books and their authors must be at least be published to be in Wikipedia! Ziggurat (User:Ziggurat) 01:14, September 13, 2005 (UTC) After the season, the team was sold to Walter Dilbeck, a real estate developer from Evansville, Indiana for $65,000. On October 17, 1967 the directors of the International League approved the transfer of the Maple Leafs franchise to Louisville, Kentucky, where the team competed as the Louisville Colonels (Louisville Colonels (minor league baseball team)) starting in 1968. There had been several offers for the team, including one from the hockey Toronto Maple Leafs. After just five seasons, the club moved again, to Pawtucket, Rhode Island in 1973, where it continues to operate as the Pawtucket Red Sox. Interstate 369 Daviess County (Daviess County, Kentucky) officials proposed in 2005 that the Audubon be upgraded to an Interstate highway, specifically suggesting the number Interstate 369. This would, according to the proposal, take place when and if Interstate 69 is extended southward from Indianapolis, Indiana through Evansville (Evansville, Indiana) and across the Ohio River near Henderson, Kentucky. The I-369 "spur" would connect Owensboro, Kentucky to I-69, which is to be routed along the following parkways (a new bridge will be built between Henderson (Henderson, Kentucky) and Evansville (Evansville, Indiana)): Early life Born in Evansville, Indiana, Mary was the daughter of prominent Fendrich Cigar Company president John H. Fendrich (1867–1952) and Nettie


hitting approach

, Florida . Carroll's hitting approach is to be selective on what pitches he swings at. He will almost never swing at the first pitch. Pitchers being aware of this usually throw a strike for his first pitch. Despite this, he has a surprisingly good base on balls percentage. '''Evansville Rage''' Evansville (Evansville, Indiana), IN (Indiana) Swonder Ice Arena birth_date '''Nischelle Turner''' is an entertainment & lifestyle reporter for KNBC in Los Angeles. She was a general assignment reporter for KTTV FOX 11 from 2004 and to October 2, 2008 and worked as a sideline reporter for FOX's Sunday NFL broadcasts, and did segments for a show called Dailies. (1 March 2010). Sports Media Dream Girl Nischelle Turner, Vizage magazine Prior to KTTV, she worked for WEHT, the ABC (American Broadcasting Company) affiliate in Evansville, Indiana and for WVUE, the FOX (Fox Broadcasting Company) Affiliate in New Orleans. She is a native of Columbia, Missouri . She attended the University of Missouri, and graduated from its Journalism school. She will be working with either analyst Kurt Warner or Torry Holt and either play-by-play Chris Myers or Chris Rose. The '''Lloyd Expressway''' is a major east–west traffic artery (Highway) in Evansville, Indiana. The road numbering consists of two segments. West of U.S. Route 41 (U.S. Route 41 in Indiana) (US 41), the road is State Road 62 (Indiana State Highway 62) (SR 62), and east of US 41 it is SR 66 (Indiana State Highway 66). East of US 41, Morgan Avenue becomes SR 62, and west of US 41, Diamond Avenue becomes SR 66.

Evansville, Indiana

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'''Evansville''' is the commercial, medical, and cultural hub of Southwestern Indiana and the Illinois-Indiana-Kentucky tri-state area. It is the third-largest city (List of cities in Indiana) in the state (U.S. state) of Indiana and the largest city in Southern Indiana. As of the 2010 census (2010 United States Census), the city had a total population of 117,429 and a metropolitan population of 358,676. It is the county seat of Vanderburgh County (Vanderburgh County, Indiana).

Situated on an oxbow (Meander) in the Ohio River, the city is often referred to as the "River City". As testament to the Ohio's grandeur, early French explorers named it La Belle Riviere ("The Beautiful River"). The area has been inhabited by various cultures for millennia, dating back at least 10,000 years. Angel Mounds was a permanent settlement of the Mississippian culture from 1000 AD to around 1400 AD. The city itself was founded in 1812.

The broad economic base of the region has helped to build an economy which is known for its stability, diversity, and vitality. Four NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) companies (ACW (Accuride Corporation), BERY (Berry Plastics), LEAF (Springleaf Financial), VVC (Vectren)) are headquartered in Evansville, along with the global operations center for NYSE company Mead Johnson. Three other companies traded on the NASDAQ (ESCA, ONB (Old National Bank), SCVL (Shoe Carnival)) are located in Evansville. The city is home to public and private enterprise in many areas, as Evansville serves as the economic hub of the region.

The city has several well known educational institutions. The University of Evansville is a small private school located on the city's east side, while the University of Southern Indiana (formerly Indiana State University-Evansville) is a larger public institution located just outside of the city's westside limits. Other local educational institutions have also garnered praise and attention, including nationally ranked Signature School and the Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library. In 2008, Evansville was voted the best city in the country in which "to live, work, and play" by the readers of Kiplinger, and in 2009 the 11th best.

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