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Jake Thomas

Jake Thomas joined the 44News team in February 2020 as a reporter.

Title: Reporter

Jake Thomas joined the 44News team in February 2020 as a reporter. He joins the team after serving as a reporter and radio broadcaster in Fort Worth, Texas.

Originally from Owensboro, Kentucky, he is no stranger to the tri-state. His original interest in broadcasting was sparked at the age of 19 when he interned at a sport radio station in Louisville, Kentucky. After that, he decided to transfer to Texas Christian University (Go Frog’s!) where he Majored in sports broadcasting and minored in journalism. After graduating in the fall of 2019, Jake moved back home to Owensboro, Kentucky.

If you don’t see Jake out in the community covering a breaking story, then you can probably find him in the gym playing basketball or out on rough river with friends and family.

Recent Posts by Jake Thomas

Muhlenberg County Reports Eight New Covid-19 Cases

The Muhlenberg County Health Department reported another eight Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing their total to 2,731 cases since the beginning of the pandemic.

EPD Increasing Traffic Patrols in March

EPD plans to conducts a "full-court press" in March to combat impaired and dangerous driving. during a month that features St. Patrick's Day and the NCAA Tournament.

GRHD Reports 46 New Covid-19 Cases & 1 New Death

On Thursday, 46 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Daviess, Hancock, Henderson, McLean, Ohio, Union, and Webster counties.

ISP Arrests Two Chicago Men Near Vincennes

Early on Thursday morning, two Chicago men were arrested near Vincennes while driving on US41.

Illinois Man Arrested on Multiple Charges After Reported Fight

The Gibson County Sheriff's Office arrested a man on multiple charges after authorities were call to a residence for an ongoing fight on Wednesday.

Poseyville Police Chase Leads to Engulfed Car

A car chase near Poseyville led to a suspects care being engulfed in flames.

Spot a Pothole in Henderson? Here's How to Report It

After a couple of weeks of winter weather and extra wear on the road, it's now pothole season across the tri-state.

Good Samaritan Foundation Receives Large Donation From Former Patient

The Good Samaritan Foundation received a donation of more than $700,000 from a former patient.

USI Spring Commencement to be Held In Person

The University of Southern Indiana will hold reduced capacity, in-person Commencement Exercises in the Screaming Eagles Arena over the weekend of May 7 - 9, 2021.

GRHD Reports 62 New Covid-19 Cases & 1 New Death

On Wednesday, 62 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Daviess, Hancock, Henderson, McLean, Ohio, Union, and Webster counties.

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