Morning News: Tuesday November 22nd 2022

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2022 9:51am

Posey County Radio News and Sports

News:

We have an update for the Mt. Vernon Street Department Holiday Trash Schedule. All city offices will be closed this Thursday and Friday in observance of Thanksgiving. If your normal trash collection day is Thursday, your trash will be picked up this Wednesday. If your normal trash collection day is Friday, your trash will be picked up next Monday. Any questions or concerns, you are to call the office at 812-838-2352.

 

Country music singer Kenny Chesney has a tour stop scheduled in Evansville. As part of his "I Go Back" 2023 tour, Kenny Chesney will stop at Ford Center on May 20th, 2023. Ford Center officials say tickets for the show will go on sale December 2nd at 10:00 AM. According to a press release, tickets can be found at kennychesney.com. 

 

The 88th Annual Hadi Shrine Circus is just two days away at Ford Center in downtown Evansville. Posey County Shriners are making available free Circus Exchange Tickets for all Posey County Elementary School students. These are student only tickets. Tonight, is your final chance to pick up those tickets in Mt. Vernon at the Black Township Fire Department from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM. Adult discount admission tickets will also be available for purchase. Evansville’s Hadi Shrine Circus gets underway on Thursday at 5:00 PM and will have shows throughout Thanksgiving weekend at Ford Center in Evansville.

 

Local and State leaders gathered at the WestGate Academy at Crane for a very big announcement on Monday.   A new microelectronics campus, WestGate One will be developed at WestGate in Odon on 10 acres as a public-private development that will create high paying jobs for the region and put Indiana on the leading edge of Semiconductor research.  The project will be on the fast track to get finished as soon as possible.  Governor Eric Holcomb was on hand for the special announcement and said it was a big early present for the holidays for our state.

 

One local High School Football team will play for a state championship this weekend up in Indianapolis at Lucas Oil Stadium and that is the Mater Dei Wildcats. They will play in the Class 2A Championship game on Friday at 10:00 AM against Andrean. Mater Dei is 11-3 on the year and Andrean is 10-3. We will have coverage of the game again this Friday on 106.7 FM WMVI.

 

Sports From Last Night: 

- UE Volleyball won their Quarterfinal match in the MVC Tournament against the Southern Illinois Salukis in 5-sets. The Aces won the 5th set, 16-14. Evansville, who is the 5 seed will take on the top seeded UNI Panthers today at 3:00 PM. The winner moves on to the MVC Tournament championship match. The MVC Tournament is being play at Meeks Family Fieldhouse on UE's campus. 

- From Men's College Basketball last night, Western Kentucky (3-1) lost to Akron, 72-53. Indiana State (4-0) stays undefeated with a 79-75 win over East Carolina. Louisville (0-4) is still winless after falling to #9 Arkansas, 80-54. The SIU Salukis (3-2) fell against UNLV, 56-49. 

- The Indiana Pacers won their 5th-straight game at home vs the Orlando Magic, 123-102. Bennedict Mathurin led the way with 22 points. TJ McConnell had 19 points and 10 assist. Tyrese Haliburton added 18 points and 14 assist. 

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