Category: News

Monument Relocation Committee – Oct. 28 Meeting Notice

The fourth meeting of the Monument Relocation Committee will be held on Wednesday, October 28th at 4:30 p.m. The committee has been charged with recommending a new location for the courthouse confederate monument (soldier).  The recommendation is due no later than March 3, 2021. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the committee will meet virtually.  The – Read More

Update on 2020 General Election

Early Voting continues at the Daviess County Courthouse and Towne Square Mall in the former Burke’s Outlet.  Hours are Monday to Friday from 8:30am until 4 p.m. Additionally, the Courthouse will be open this Saturday, October 31 for Early Voting between the hours of 8am and Noon.  You may enter off Frederica Street, Third Street – Read More

2021 Shelter Reservations Open on November 2

Are you planning a family reunion or birthday party for next year? The Daviess County Parks & Recreation Department will start accepting shelter reservations for the 2021 season on Monday, November 2nd. This year, reservations must be made over-the-phone by calling 270-685-6142 between the hours of 8am and 4pm.  Payment is due at the time – Read More

Owensboro Regional Recovery to apply for grant funding

Owensboro Regional Recovery is seeking additional grant funding in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. This week, Governor Andy Beshear announced $2.8 million for 14 Recovery Kentucky centers across the Commonwealth. The funding was made available to the Department for Local Government by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development through the CARES Act. Each – Read More

Monument Relocation Committee – Third Meeting

The third meeting of the Monument Relocation Committee will be held on Wednesday, October 14th at 4:30 p.m. The committee has been charged with recommending a new location for the courthouse confederate monument (soldier).  The recommendation is due no later than March 3, 2021. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the committee will meet virtually.  The – Read More

Daviess County resurfacing nearly 28 miles of roads

Nearly 28 miles of county-maintained roads are scheduled to be resurfaced through the Spring of 2021. Below is a list of completed and upcoming road repaving projects in Daviess County. Road Begin Location End Location Length (Miles) Schedule East Knottsville - Mount Zion Road Wrights Landing Road Winkler - Mt. Zion Road 1.034 Complete Jack – Read More

Community Update on COVID-19

The Daviess County Fiscal Court facilitated a community conversation related to the recent uptick in COVID-19 cases. Judge-Executive Al Mattingly moderated the discussion with Owensboro Mayor Tom Watson, Public Health Director Clay Horton and Dr. Francis DuFrayne of Owensboro Health. “In terms of our rates of COVID infection, they’ve been growing steadily for the last – Read More

Important Deadlines for 2020 General Election

The Daviess County Clerk’s Office is reminding voters of several important deadlines for the 2020 General Election. Friday, October 9th is the last day to request a mail-in absentee ballot.  To make a request, visit the statewide portal – www.GoVoteKy.com – and click on ‘Absentee Ballot Request’ at the top of the menu.  The portal – Read More