Archive for the ‘General Community Information’ Category

Santa Claus Pursuit

The Gibson County Indiana Sheriff’s Department tonight had a pursuit with Santa Claus. Below is the audio file from the pursuit. Santa ended up eluding Police again this year, but he didn’t get away without a fight. First 30 minutes of the pursuit Second 30 minutes of the pursuit

Lawrence County Illinois Scanner

We are pleased to announce a new online scanner is now available for Lawrence County, Illinois. To listen online for free, visit: http://helpgcc.org/online-police-scanner/lawrence/

Secret Santa

My friends, I wanted to show you a picture we took tonight when our Secret Santa visited some totally un-expecting families tonight and surprised them with gifts and meals. Many of you submitted requests to help families in our area and we helped as many as we could, however, donations this year have been way […]

2nd Annual Tri-State Weather Workshop

Registration is now open for the 2nd Annual Tri-State Weather Workshop http://weatherworkshop.helpgcc.org

Wabash Valley Weather Alerts

Wabash Valley Communique and Gibson County Communique are proud to announce our newest public safety service, Wabash Valley Weather Alerts . With this week being the National Severe Weather week, what better time to launch our Weather Alerts Facebook Page.   Head over to www.facebook.com/wxalerts  and like our new WX Alerts page to instantly be notified […]

Ever Wondered Where Your Donations Go?

Earlier today, I delivered these 3 refurbished fire department pagers to the Buckskin/Barton Township Fire Department in Gibson County. Like many of the smaller departments, they operate on a limited budget and to purchase 3 new pagers would likely cost in the range of $1200-1500. Fortunately, with a background in repairing the older style of […]

A Story from 14 WFIE on Gibson County Communique Foundation

http://www.14news.com/story/20291779/lack-of-donations-may-have-some-families-going-without-this-christmas GIBSON CO., IN (WFIE) -Families in need may have to go without this year because of a lack of donations in Gibson County.Organizers with Gibson County Communiquè say they’ve been approached by several families needing assistance this year. When the needs are small things, the organization can usually make accommodations, but at the holidays […]

Fire Prevention Week Coloring Contest!!

During the week of October 7-13th, the United States will recognize National Fire Prevention Week 2012. Over the month of September and the first week of October, we invite you to have your kids color one of the 3 pictures we’ve included here. After they have colored them, you can scan them and return them […]

Knox County Emergency Notification Service (CodeRED)

The Knox County Emergency management Agency has instituted a new rapid emergency notification service called CodeRED®. The new system will distribute emergency messages via telephone, to targeted areas or the entire county at a rate of 1,000 calls per minute. CodeRED® employs a one-of-a-kind Internet mapping capability for geographic targeting of calls, coupled with a […]

Red Skelton Festival in Vincennes