Mayor Lloyd Winnecke was recognized for his work in the advancement of human and civil rights in the Evansville area on Monday as the recipient of the Indiana Consortium of State and Local Human Rights Agencies' Lugar/Bayh Award.
In what feels like an episode of The Twilight Zone, the real mayor who was parodied by the fake mayor sends his condolences to the family of the anonymous man behind the Fake Lloyd Winnecke Twitter account after his wife announced his passing on Thursday after battling a long-term illness.
Mayor Lloyd Winnecke held a press conference Monday afternoon to announce the City had come to an agreement with the North Carolina-based Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) that will keep hockey at the Ford Center for the foreseeable future.
Hours after a press conference that involved both Owensboro Mayor Ron Payne, and Evansville IceMen owner Ron Geary stating the team would be relocating to the Owensboro Sportcenter, the team posts a message on Facebook that seems to call that announcement into question.
On Tuesday, Owensboro Mayor Ron Payne was given authorization by the City Commissioners to bring the IceMen to the Sportscenter. Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke commented on the move through his Twitter account and during conversations with the media following the press conference announcing the tea…