16-YEAR-OLD MATTHEW KENDALL OF HUNTINGBURG– WHO DIED IN JULY OF 2016.A 15 YEAR OLD ACCIDENTALLY SHOT HIM– WITH A STOLEN GUN.KENDALL’S MOTHER OWNERS FROM CIVIL LIABILITY IF THEIR GUNS ARE STOLEN. 3 BRAD– E-ON ENERGY LIKES WHAT GIBSON COUNTY HAS TO OFFER. PLANS FOR A NEW WIND FARM TO POWER 70-THOUSAND HOMES CUTS RIGHT ACROSS THE COUNTY. THEY’RE WORKING TO GET PEOPLE ON BOARD… AND ENOUGH LAND LOCKED DOWN.EYEWITNESS NEWS STUART HAMMER IS LIVE IN PRINCETON TONIGHT WITH AN A LOT OF WORK TO DO BEFORE THERE’S TURBINES SPINNING HIGH ABOVE THESE FIELDS.TONIGHT — COUNTY COMMISSIONERS GET UP TO SPEED ON THE PROJECT.WIND POWER IN GIBSON COUNTY COULD SOME DAY BE HARNESSED… WITH TURBINES SOME 500-FEET TALL.NOT EVERYONE LIKES THE IDEA.(JIM TATE)”Everybody has different aspects, and some of the land owners I’m sure are not happy with it.”JIM TATE DOESN’T HAVE A STAKE IN THE PROJECT… BUT HE’S HERE TO GET A BETTER IDEA OF WHAT E-ON ENERGY IS BRINGING TO HIS BACK YARD.(JIM TATE)”Actually I’d rather see them than all the smoke coming from the power plant out there every morning.”E-ON IS EYEING BETWEEN 50 TO 80 TURBINES ACROSS 15-THOUSAND ACRES… OR 23 SQUARE MILES.RIGHT NOW, REPS SAY THEY HAVE ABOUT 10- THOUSAND ACRES SECURED.(ED MASON)”My biggest concern is I’d have to look at one and listen to it, and be in it all the time. I contol enough ground around my house, I don’t have to do that.”LAND OWNERS ARE PAID FOR USE OF THEIR LAND.HOW MUCH THEY EARN DEPENDS ON HOW MANY TURBINES THEY HAVE — AND HOW MUCH INFRASTRUCTURE COMES WITH IT. (ED MASON)”At my stage in life, it’s not life-changing money. And I don’t have to look at it.”PROJECT LEADER KARSEN RUMPF SAYS GIBSON COUNTY IS IDEAL FOR THE WIND FARM BECAUSE THE WIND SPEEDS ARE THERE — AND LAND OWNERS ARE BUYING IN.(KARSEN RUMPF) “Coal generation plants are getting older, it’s costing more to upgrade them and keep them running. Wind energy has decreased by rought 66 percent the last 5 years. Better turbines, better technology.” IT WILL BE A YEAR OR MORE BEFORE E-ON HAS A LAYOUT DESIGNED.BETWEEN NOW AND THEN — THEY’LL COLLECT MORE DATA… DO MORE TESTING… (JIM TATE)”Personally, yes I would be for it.”STUART– E-ON SAYS ITS TURBINES WILL BE 12-HUNDRED-50 FEET AWAY FROM HOMES.AND AT