Category: News

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

Fiscal Court, UniFirst Corporation partner for mask donation

The Daviess County Fiscal Court and UniFirst Corporation are partnering to provide personal protective equipment (PPE) to Audubon Area Community Services. On Tuesday, the Fiscal Court and UniFirst each donated 10,000 protective face masks – 20,000 in total – to the local community action agency. “It’s exciting for us to be able to give back – Read More

Monument Relocation Committee – Second Meeting

The second meeting of the Monument Relocation Committee will be held on Tuesday, September 29th 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 within six months or by March 3, 2021. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the committee will meet – Read More

Monument Relocation Committee Meeting

The first meeting of the Monument Relocation Committee will be held on Wednesday, September 23rd at 4pm. The committee has been charged with recommending a new location for the courthouse confederate monument (soldier).  The recommendation is due within six months or by March 3, 2021. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the committee will meet virtually.  – Read More

Improving access to REAL ID credentials in Daviess County

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) will open a permanent Regional Driver Licensing office in Daviess County to administer REAL ID-compliant credentials. Judge-Executive Al Mattingly and State Representative Suzanne Miles discussed the move in a recent interview at the Daviess County Courthouse. “Daviess County is one of the largest counties in western Kentucky and we had – Read More

Fiscal Court approves renovations to Schertzinger Building

The Daviess County Fiscal Court has awarded a bid for renovation work at the Schertzinger Building. Formerly the site of RiverPark EyeCare, the Schertzinger Building is located at 221 Allen Street in Downtown Owensboro.  In the future, it will house Parks Administration and the Daviess County Emergency Management Agency, including the Emergency Operations Center (EOC). – Read More

Job Opening at The Senior Community Center

The Board of Directors of The Senior Community Center of Owensboro-Daviess County has begun an open search for a new Executive Director. “With the resignation of our current Executive Director”, explained Jennifer Allen, board chair, “our board has begun a search for her replacement.” The Executive Director (ED) position is responsible for overseeing the daily – Read More