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Fiscal Court among partners for Owensboro Indoor Sports

Daviess County Fiscal Court has approved a joint agreement to help fund the new portable sports floor at the Owensboro Convention Center. “What we are here today to approve…started as an idea from one of the local hoteliers, who has a facility in Paducah,” explained David Smith, Director of Legislative Services. “They noticed this winter – Read More

Fill Dirt Available For Sale at Transfer Station

Daviess County Fiscal Court would like to announce that fill dirt is available for sale at the Transfer Station in Owensboro.  A small load (e.g. pickup truck) is $10, and a large load (e.g. dump truck) is $25. The Transfer Station is located at 2129 Grimes Avenue.  Hours are Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 4 – Read More

Dedication Held for Inclusive Playground

(Owensboro) - Daviess County Fiscal Court held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the completion of the all-inclusive playground at Horse Fork Creek Park. The playground is located along Fairview Drive near the spray park, which is also fully accessible. “The Playground for All is an exciting addition for our county parks system,” said Judge-Executive Al – Read More

Owensboro Outer Loop Feasibility Study

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and the Green River Area Development District are evaluating the feasibility of an ‘outer loop’ around Owensboro. “Right now, we are working on a study of the potential use or need for an outer loop road that would extend from an area on U.S. 60 East, somewhere around Maceo, down through – Read More

Free Tire Disposal Event

Daviess County Fiscal Court will be sponsoring a free tire disposal event, in partnership with the Kentucky Division of Waste Management. The collection is scheduled for July 15-17 at the Daviess County Lions Club Fairgrounds in Philpot. All Kentucky residents are eligible to participate. “Old tires can be an eyesore and a breeding ground for – Read More

Announcement: Owensboro Indoor Sports

Visit Owensboro has announced a public-private partnership between the Daviess County Fiscal Court, the City of Owensboro, and Owensboro Health. The project includes a modular, portable sports floor and equipment that will allow the community to attract multiple indoor sporting events, including volleyball, basketball and pickleball. “With our existing premier outdoor sports facilities and now – Read More

Free Fishing Weekend: June 5-6

Fish without a license or trout permit this weekend, June 5-6, at lakes, streams, and rivers across Kentucky. It’s the ‘Free Fishing Weekend’ statewide with the Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife Resources. “It doesn't matter whether you're visiting from outside the state or you live in Kentucky,” the department said.  “Free fishing weekend is – Read More

County Treasurer reports clean audit for Fiscal Court

Daviess County Fiscal Court received a clean annual audit report from the state. “All of them money is where it is supposed to be, all of the bank accounts reconciled, all of the reports were filed appropriately,” said Treasurer Jim Hendrix. Hendrix said the County was able to resolve a minor glitch related to reimbursement – Read More

Spray Parks to open for Memorial Day weekend

County-operated spray parks will open for the season on Saturday, May 29th. “Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of summer,” said Ross Leigh, Director of Parks & Recreation.  “We are thrilled to welcome families back for another season of fun.  These spray parks are the perfect place to cool off on a hot day.” – Read More

Memorial Day observances planned in Daviess County

Memorial Day is an annual observance to honor men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Daviess County residents are encouraged to attend one of these events, in remembrance of those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. Tuesday, May 25 at 6 p.m. – The annual Rolling Thunder - Run – Read More