Two people are dead after an early morning fire in Owensboro Friday. Daviess County Coroner Jeff Jones told the Messenger-Inquirer that the fire in the 1400 block of Leitchfield Road was reported around 2am. Officials located the first body, and then later the second. No names have yet been released. An OPD officer on patrol spotted the flames and reported the fire.
Owensboro’s Good Samaritan Concert series continues this Sunday afternoon at 4 at Settle Memorial United Methodist Church. The mass choir combines singers from Settle Memorial, First Baptist, Third Baptist, First Presbyterian and First Christian churches of Owensboro, and First United Methodist Church of Henderson.
The United Way of the Ohio Valley recognized donors to its 2014 campaign during an awards reception Thursday morning at the National Guard Armory. The organization raised $1,622,558 in its 2014 campaign. That number is slightly below the $1.75 million goal the organization set in August.
More details have been released about the Greenville house fire that injured two 17-year-old boys. Media partner 14News reports that one of the young men was previously thought to have suffered severe burns, but his injuries were found not to be as bad as they first thought.
A missing Owensboro woman has been located. On Monday, a family member notified Owensboro police and said that 33-year-old Elizabeth Ann Tinnell had not been seen since February 23. OPD sent out a release with Tinnell's picture and what she was wearing the last time she was seen. Tinnell has now been located by the Henderson Police Department.