Category: News

Candidate Filing for 2022 Election Year

Candidate filing for the 2022 election year will run from November 3, 2021 to January 7, 2022 at 4 p.m. To file, candidates will need to pay a $50 fee and submit two voter signatures of the same party from their district.  Or, if the candidate is pursuing a county-wide office, from the county. Registration – Read More

2022 Trash for Cash Program

Beginning November 1, 2021, Daviess County Fiscal Court will accept applications for the 2022 “Trash for Cash” program. “This is a fundraising opportunity for churches, youth organizations, civic groups, and other not-for-profits in our community,” said Judge-Executive Al Mattingly.  “Volunteers are able to raise money for their organization while helping to keep our county roads – Read More

Video: Parks Maintenance

A section of the elevated trails at Panther Creek Park is closed for rehabilitation work. The Public Works Department is repairing the handrails and replacing the boards on the walkway, as part of a comprehensive maintenance plan enacted by Daviess County Fiscal Court. Other projects include: resurfacing basketball courts, adding pickleball courts, making improvements to – Read More

Fiscal Court approves new voting machines

Daviess County Fiscal Court has awarded a contract bid to replace all existing voting machines and related equipment for the County Clerk’s Office. The new voting system and software will cost roughly $346,000 from Harp Enterprises, Inc. and includes 56 voting tabulation units, 56 ADA ballot marking devices, 20 on-demand ballot printer units, and a – Read More

Five Agencies Selected for Christmas at Panther Creek

Daviess County Fiscal Court is pleased to announce the five agencies that will benefit from Christmas at Panther Creek in 2021. Kentucky State Police Professional Association Right to Life of Owensboro St. Benedict's Homeless Shelter WKWC 90.3 FM - Kentucky Wesleyan College United Way of the Ohio Valley “Last year was an outstanding success in – Read More

Coat Drive at Conservation District

Help others stay warm this winter! The Junior Board of the Daviess County Conservation District is accepting new and gently used coats, jackets, and hoodies. Make a donation throughout the month of October. Drop-off locations include: Apollo High School and the Daviess County Conservation District on Alvey Park Drive West.  For questions or pick-up, call – Read More

Surplus Auction Set for October 19th

Daviess County Fiscal Court will host a surplus auction on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at 9 a.m. The auction will be held at the Daviess County Operations Center located at 2620 Highway 81 in Owensboro.  The sale will feature a wide variety of fleet vehicles, heavy equipment, and related tools. “We have a Mack truck, – Read More

Free Disposal Event: Tox Away Day

Daviess County residents may dispose of household hazardous waste this Saturday, October 9th. The FREE Tox Away Day will run from 8 a.m. to Noon at the Daviess County Operations Center located at 2620 Highway 81 in Owensboro. “This is a great opportunity to clean out your garage or utility closet,” said Judge-Executive Al Mattingly. – Read More

Video: Transition of Driver Licensing

In Daviess County, driver licensing has transitioned to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. Apply for a REAL ID, standard driver's license, learner permit, commercial driver’s license, or state ID card at the KYTC Regional Office.  The office is located at 2620 Highway 81 in the Daviess County Government Operations Center. Hours are Monday – Friday from – Read More

Fairview Drive Widening Project

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is seeking public feedback on the proposed widening project for Fairview Drive. The project would extend from the Highway 54 corridor to Settles Road, with the goal of improving traffic flow and safety for motorists as well as pedestrians. Watch the video with KYTC Chief District Engineer Deneatra Henderson. To – Read More