Area Breaking News

Frederking Tours Europe Playing Hoops

Noah Frederking traveled with the University of Evansville basketball team on an 11-day trip to Europe to play professional teams in England, Belgium and France. The Purple Aces won all three games. Frederking will be a junior at Evansville during the upcoming basketball season. Read the full story on the team’s travels and Frederking’s performance,…

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School Resumes This Week, Watch for Buses/Students

Reminder and caution that school starts this week Thursday, August 15 for Okawville schools. Be aware of buses stopping and students walking along the various routes to the schools. Wishing all students, faculty and staff a great year! For more bus safety tips, see this week’s issue. 

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Solar Power Project at Village Lagoon Scaled Back

Last fall, the Okawville Village Board approved a plan to build a solar array that would supply all of the power needs to the lagoon, which is the village’s largest power draw. When Ameren inspected the proposed system, it was found to be inadequate to the task as originally envisioned. “I’m not an electrician, but…

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