Lockdown Extended At Hopkins County Jail Due To COVID

The lockdown started on August 25. Jail officials extended the lockdown to October 1st.

Posted: Sep 17, 2021 6:18 AM

Hopkins County Jail will remain in lockdown a little bit longer.

In a Facebook post Thursday, jail officials extended the lockdown due to COVID within the facility.

The lockdown began on August 25 and now stays in place until October 1st.

Services including visitation, community service programs, in-house programs, and volunteer services will remain suspended.

Jail officials hope these restrictions will help eliminate the virus inside the facility.

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It was another chilly start across the Tri-State; while we only dipped as low as 43° in Evansville, many others across the Tri-State fell into the upper 30s earlier this morning. The cool air didn't linger long however, temperatures quickly reached back into the mid 70s across the region this afternoon - higher pressure camped out over the southeastern quarter of the country will continue to keep the skies above the Tri-State clear while gradually driving temperatures higher over the next few days. Despite our anticipated southerly winds this evening, you may still want to grab a jacket before your head out to dinner; after seeing a temperature near 64° around dinnertime, we'll fall off toward the mid to upper 50s by 10 o'clock. Overnight lows will again dwindle into the mid to low 40s for the majority of the Ohio Valley early Tuesday morning.
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