Tag: Daviess County

Daviess County Bar and Restaurant Relief Program

The Daviess County Fiscal Court will establish a Bar and Restaurant Relief Fund to assist businesses that have been negatively impacted by dine-in restrictions due to COVID-19. The Fund will make one-time grant awards of $5,000 per restaurant, with a $10,000 maximum per business entity.  The deadline to apply for the program is December 21st. – Read More

Cooking Safety Tips for the Holidays

Cooking is the main cause of home fires and fire injuries in the United States.  By practicing these tips, you can prevent cooking fires and keep your family safe this holiday season. Stand by your pan - Turn the burner off when you leave the kitchen. Watch what you are cooking - If you see – Read More

Daviess County animal shelter

Fiscal Court to Advertise for County Veterinarian

The Daviess County Fiscal Court has agreed to advertise for a County Veterinarian in the Animal Control Department. “It is unusual but not unprecedented to have a county vet,” said Judge-Executive Al Mattingly, noting similar positions in Hardin and Jefferson counties.  “But we’ve found ourselves in a hard place.” “We had contracted with Dr. Marsch – Read More

Wi-Fi Hotspots Added at Seven Volunteer Fire Stations

The Daviess County Fiscal Court is pleased to announce the installation of public Wi-Fi hotspots at seven volunteer fire stations. “These hotspots will enable students to access the Internet, so they can download assignments or other educational resources in support of virtual learning,” explained Daviess County Judge-Executive Al Mattingly. “We also believe the hotspots will – Read More

Jackson Road North Bridge Replacement

A contractor will be replacing a bridge on Jackson Road North in southern Daviess County. The bridge is located just south of the intersection with Baird Road and carries traffic over Rhodes Creek (South) Tributary 6. The contractor will demolish the old span this week, with the new bridge being opened to traffic around 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

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