Newspaper article Evansville Courier & Press (2007-Current)

Local Happenings

Newspaper article Evansville Courier & Press (2007-Current)

Local Happenings

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St. Mary's opens voting for awareness video contest

St. Mary's Health System is asking the public to vote for their favorite "Be Heart Smart. Know the Facts. Choose to Act" video.

Voters can vote once per day and each vote will qualify them for several prizes including a $100 Visa Gift Card. Voters will also take a pledge to "heart smart" in their own lives.

Voting, which can be done from now through Jan. 31 is online at Prize winners, including the winning video, will be announced on Feb. 4. The four songs emphasize a healthy diet, physical activity and smoking cessation. They also discuss some of the signs and symptoms of a heart attack and the need to take immediate action if you or someone you know experiences those symptoms.


Police department starts new community program

The Evansville Police Department is initiating a new, monthly program called "Coffee with a Cop," which is designed to give the public a chance to speak with police chief Billy Bolin and other officials in a stress-free environment.

The program will be held each month at a Donut Bank Bakery & Coffee Shop in Evansville. The first session will be 7-9 a.m. at the Dount Bank at 1200 Lincoln Ave.


Tickets for Phillip Phillips concert go on sale Jan. 11

Vincennes University has announced that tickets for two Phillip Phillips concerts this month will go on sale to the public on Jan. 11.

Phillips was the winner of season 11 of American Idol. Both shows will be on Jan. 24, at 6:30 and 9 p.m. EST at the university's Red Skelton Performing Arts Center. Tickets for either show are $10 each and will be on sale at the Skelton Center box office. Tickets will also be available for purchase by calling the box office at 812-888-4039.

The same day that Phillips claimed his victory in American Idol's season finale, the 21-year-old singer/guitarist released "Home," a debut single that marked the highest debut on the Billboard Digital songs chart with 278,000 downloads sold.


Two new state troopers join Evansville post The Indiana State Police post in Evansville welcomed two new troopers to its ranks earlier this week. …

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