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Body shop to build off U.S. 41 and Johnson Drive

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 23:10:00 -0500

Motorists passing Johnson Drive near the Vigo County Fairgrounds may notice a two-parcel site being cleared.(image)

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MARK BENNETT: 'The Post,' a story as important today as it was in 1971

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 23:03:00 -0500

"The Post" is two hours well spent. It's worth watching, even if that happens months from now via Netflix or a pay-per-view TV channel.(image)

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Protesters oppose Bucshon drug bill

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 23:01:00 -0500

A group of about 50 protesters picketed in front of U.S. Rep. Larry Bucshon's Terre Haute district office Thursday morning to denounce his recent introduction of legislation they say could harm drug discounts and limit safety net providers.(image)

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Council OKs tax break for plastics plant, alley closure for new business

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 22:55:28 -0500

During a brief special meeting Thursday, the Terre Haute City Council finalized tax breaks for a new product line at a local industry and approved the closure of an alley for a new business.(image)

Women rally to close gender wage gap

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 22:39:00 -0500

With miniature PayDay candy bars in hand, Rep. Linda Lawson, D-Hammond, and Sen. Jean Breaux, D-Indianapolis, are calling on fellow Indiana lawmakers to close one of the nation’s largest wage gaps.(image)

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Initiative to prepare Democratic women for public service

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 18:51:16 -0500

A group of Democratic women is announcing the creation of Hoosier Women Forward, a leadership program intended to propel Democrats into service across Indiana.(image)

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Two March trial dates set in Luecking homicide

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 18:09:00 -0500

March trial dates remain set for two defendants in a pending homicide case in Vigo Superior Court 6. Kathleen Featherstone, 27, and John Edward Collins, 26, both appeared in court Thursday. Judge Michael Lewis ordered pre-sentence investigation reports be prepared…(image)

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Vigo County Jail Log: Jan. 18, 2018

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:31:25 -0500

The following individuals were booked into the Vigo County Jail by area law enforcement, based on jail records. Charges are recommended by arresting officers but are not final until the Vigo County prosecutor reviews the case and files official charges.(image)

Indianapolis makes Amazon headquarters cut, but not Gary

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:23:55 -0500

Indianapolis has made Amazon's list of 20 remaining options for the online retail giant's second headquarters, while the city of Gary's long-shot bid didn't make the cut.(image)

Driver hurt in Darwin Road crash

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:49:26 -0500

A motorist was injured when her car went off Darwin Road and overturned at 9:34 a.m. Thursday.(image)

ISP arrests juvenile after chase, recovers handgun

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:35:56 -0500

Indiana State Police arrested a juvenile Wednesday night in Terre Haute after a chase. Troopers also seized a handgun and suspected marijuana.(image)

Bennett optimistic DADC workers will find other jobs

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:00:00 -0500

Mayor Duke Bennett said today he is optimistic hundreds of workers set to lose their jobs at Sony DADC will be able to land on their feet.(image)

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14 automakers list more models in Takata recall

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:54:00 -0500

U.S. safety regulators have released models from 14 different automakers that are being recalled to replace potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators.(image)

Indianapolis among Amazon's finalists for second headquarters

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:36:00 -0500

Amazon narrowed the list of locations under consideration for its second headquarters to 20, with the largest concentration in the Northeast.(image)

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10 Things to Know for Thursday

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:36:00 -0500

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today, Jan. 18.(image)

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Defendant faces March 12 trial in DJ homicide case

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 23:21:00 -0500

A pending homicide case moved closer to trial for defendant Donald Featherstone, who is charged in the 2016 bludgeoning death of local bank employee and radio personality Matt Luecking.(image)

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Sony DADC plans to cut 375 workers

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 23:20:00 -0500

Sony DADC US Inc. has notified the Indiana Department of Workforce Development it plans to layoff 375 workers starting in mid March.(image)

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Vigo County Board of Health, Health Department looking to fill vacancies

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 23:15:00 -0500

The Vigo County Board of Health will be lacking one board member and one program coordinator soon, according to announcements made at its January meeting Wednesday afternoon.(image)

Plaintiffs seek new limits on county jail head count

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 23:06:22 -0500

An attorney who filed a federal lawsuit against Vigo County's jail now seeks to have a federal court appoint a three-judge panel to address overcrowding conditions at the county jail. He suggests the county may have to drop its daily…(image)

Parks department sets new daily golf fees

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 23:06:00 -0500

In another effort to address deficits at the city's municipal golf courses, the Terre Haute Parks and Recreation Department plans to purchase equipment it has been renting. It also set golf fees for the coming season.(image)

Opioids discouraged for treating acute pain

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:50:55 -0500

Indiana physicians will be advised to cut back in prescribing opioids to patients experiencing acute pain, based on guidelines announced Wednesday by three medical agencies.(image)

Resolution asks for Indiana medical marijuana study

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:52:25 -0500

An Indiana study committee would be asked to look at medical marijuana under a resolution unanimously passed Wednesday by the House Public Health Committee.(image)

College student latest candidate in 43rd House District

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 20:42:00 -0500

Isaac Deal, 20, an Indiana State University political science student, said Wednesday he plans to seek the office being vacated by longtime Rep. Clyde Kersey, D-Terre Haute.(image)

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Vigo County Jail Log: Jan. 17, 2018

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:32:56 -0500

The following individuals were booked into the Vigo County Jail by area law enforcement, based on jail records. Charges are recommended by arresting officers but are not final until the Vigo County prosecutor reviews the case and files official charges.(image)

March 23 is Vigo County schools snow make-up day for Jan. 12

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:43:00 -0500

The Vigo County School Corp. has announced that Friday, March 23 will be the snow make-up day for Jan. 12, when classes were canceled due to poor weather conditions.(image)

Senate panel freezes Indiana's cold beer effort

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:51:00 -0500

A move to expand cold beer sales failed Wednesday but the second of two legislative bills supporting the Sunday sales of alcohol moved forward.(image)

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Police officers', firefighters' pension fund bill passes committee

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:29:00 -0500

A bill authored by State Sen. Jon Ford (R-Terre Haute) that would reduce the age from 52 to 50 at which a member of the 1977 Police Officers’ and Firefighters’ Pension and Disability Fund is eligible to receive full retirement…(image)

Four students treated and released after accident involving bus

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:13:00 -0500

Four students were treated and released after a collision between a Vigo County School Corp. bus and a sport utility vehicle before 9:30 a.m. today near 19th and Warren Streets.(image)

Early-morning car fire ruled as arson

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:13:25 -0500

The Terre Haute Fire Department is investigating a Wednesday morning car fire that has been ruled as arson.(image)

Coke bottling changes result in layoff of 15 Terre Haute workers

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:00:00 -0500

Changes in distribution of Coca-Cola soft drink will result in a reduction of up to 15 workers in Terre Haute, likely by the end of March.(image)

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Ex-Indiana child services director hired by attorney general

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:26:00 -0500

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill announced Wednesday that he is hiring the state's former child welfare chief, who resigned from her post last month in a blistering letter that accused Gov. Eric Holcomb of making changes and cuts at her…(image)

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INDOT open house on 'Lyford Y' project set for Feb. 1

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:08:00 -0500

The Indiana Department of Transportation will host an open house Feb. 1 to discuss an improvement project for the intersection at Indiana 163 and U.S. 41 in Parke County, often called the Lyford Y.(image)

Terre Haute man gets 30 years for shooting, robbery

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:29:00 -0500

A Terre Haute man who admitted trying to shoot three people has been sentenced to a 30-year sentence, 20 years of which are to be prison time.(image)

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Ex-northwestern Indiana sheriff gets 15 years in prison

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:52:23 -0500

HAMMOND, Ind. (AP)—A former northwestern Indiana sheriff has been sentenced to more than 15 years in prison for accepting tens of thousands of dollars in bribes from towing businesses.(image)

Indiana health network pays about $55,000 ransom to hackers

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:50:53 -0500

GREENFIELD (AP)—A central Indiana health network says it has paid ransom worth about $55,000 to hackers to regain access to hospital computer systems.(image)

Judge orders intractable pain onto marijuana treatment list

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:00:00 -0500

CHICAGO (AP) — A judge has ordered the state of Illinois to expand the qualifying conditions for medical marijuana use to include intractable pain.(image)

Deadline to redeem unclaimed $1 million lottery ticket nears

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:00:00 -0500

STONE PARK, Ill. (AP) — A $1 million Powerball prize purchased in a Chicago suburb could soon be a stone-cold bust.(image)

Small plane makes emergency landing near Indianapolis

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 08:38:57 -0500

FISHERS (AP)—Authorities say a small airplane made an emergency landing at a suburban Indianapolis airport after reporting a landing gear problem.(image)

Governor to proclaim Indiana School Choice Week at festive breakfast

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 08:35:00 -0500

INDIANAPOLIS—Gov. Eric Holcomb will deliver remarks and present his School Choice Week proclamation at the 2018 Institute Quality Education National School Choice Week Breakfast, which will take place 7:30 to 9 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24 at Shula’s in The Westin…(image)

Event brings people together on National Day of Racial Healing

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 23:03:00 -0500

In an effort to build lasting relationships between people of different faiths and people of color, the Social Justice League of Terre Haute hosted a one-hour program Tuesday evening in conjunction with the National Day of Racial Healing.(image)

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'I've never won anything before,' says United Way car winner

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:58:00 -0500

When Valerie Davis committed $100 to the United Way of the Wabash Valley during its 2017 resource drive, she never dreamed she would win a new Chevrolet Spark because of her donation.(image)

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Felling joins race for state rep in 43rd

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:58:00 -0500

Terre Haute attorney Eddie Felling is seeking to become the second member of his family to serve in the Indiana House of Representatives. Felling, 30, announced his intention Tuesday to seek the Republican nomination for the 43rd District seat being…(image)

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Foes: Township merger bill would increase taxes

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:53:03 -0500

A legislative bill that would mandate small townships merge with larger neighbors faced its first challenges Tuesday as opponents questioned whether Hoosiers would pay more taxes after the consolidations.(image)

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Sanitary Board approves pay hike

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:54:05 -0500

The Terre Haute Board of Sanitary Commissioners on Tuesday ratified a new contract with the union representing employees of the city's wastewater treatment utility. The contract provides a 3 percent pay raise for about 50 members of Plumbers and Steamfitters…(image)

Indiana House to eye 'gross' tattoo bill

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:54:00 -0500

Dubbed the "grossest" bill facing the Indiana General Assembly, legislation banning scleral tattooing passed through the Senate on Tuesday despite concern that no one in the state has apparently been harmed by the procedure. Senate Bill 158, authored by Sen.…(image)

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Terre Haute Air show adds acts, including F-22 Raptor

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:42:00 -0500

Tickets are now on sale for the Terre Haute Air Show, which has scheduled new acts to a lineup that already includes the U.S. Navy's Blue Angels.(image)

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Investigators correct info on Delphi case

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 17:21:00 -0500

Police investigating the deaths of two girls who went hiking last year in Delphi say their search for the girls' killer spans the entire nation.(image)

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Advocates say hate crime law would help Indiana's reputation

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:20:54 -0500

Advocates say Indiana has a reputation for intolerance that will continue unless the state Legislature approves a hate crimes law.(image)

Another two-hour delay for Vigo County School Corp.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:18:00 -0500

Vigo County School Corp. will again be on a two-hour delay Wednesday morning because of inclement weather.(image)

Vigo County Jail Log: Jan. 16, 2018

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:59:56 -0500

The following individuals were booked into the Vigo County Jail by area law enforcement Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, based on jail records. Charges are recommended by arresting officers but are not final until the Vigo County prosecutor reviews the case…(image)

State health agency: Number of Indiana flu deaths has doubled

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:33:00 -0500

State health officials say the number of flu-related deaths in Indiana this season has doubled to 50 as of the first week of 2018.(image)

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Illinois delays sending voter data to multi-state program

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:28:24 -0500

Illinois will postpone submitting fresh voter data to a controversial multi-state voter registration database because the Kansas-based program hasn't offered an updated security plan.(image)

Nestle selling US candy business for $2.9 billion

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:56:00 -0500

Swiss food and drink giant Nestle is selling its U.S. candy business to Italy's Ferrero for about $2.9 billion in cash. Ferrero will take over iconic chocolate brands Butterfinger and Crunch bars, as well as the sugary Nerds, SweeTarts and…(image)

Felling will seek GOP nomination for 43rd Indiana House seat

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:02:00 -0500

Terre Haute City Attorney Eddie Felling has become the first Republican to enter the race for 43rd District Indiana state representative.(image)

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Indian tribe with 3 Michigan casinos opening 1st in Indiana

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 09:28:31 -0500

An American Indian tribe is ready to open a northern Indiana casino to join three it already operates in southwestern Michigan.(image)

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10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:23:00 -0500

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today, Jan. 16.(image)

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Oh, baby! Dispatcher knew he'd handle lots of calls — but not a special delivery

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 23:03:00 -0500

With snow and cold causing slippery roads Monday, Sullivan County 911 dispatcher Eric Cox fielded a slew of weather-related calls that included slide-offs, fender-benders and other emergencies.(image)

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Speaking up: MLK Jr. Day guest Quiñones tells Rose-Hulman audience: Talk back to injustice, racism, intolerance

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 23:03:00 -0500

John Quiñones, host of ABC’s popular “What Would You Do?” television show, says it’s important for people to speak up when they witness injustice or something they know is not right.(image)

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Man faces burglary charges in two breakins -- one while older resident was in her house

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 23:00:48 -0500

A Sullivan County man arrested Sunday is accused of breaking into two homes, including the home of an elderly woman.Kyle R. Wilson, 24, of Sullivan faces charges of two counts of burglary while armed with a deadly weapon, both level…(image)

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Cost to battle opioids in Indiana could be $250 million

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 23:00:52 -0500

The mounting financial costs of Indiana's opioid battle may never lead to a clear victory but will prevent some families from paying the ultimate price for drug misuse, officials say.(image)

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Winter playing havoc with school days, roadways

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 23:00:00 -0500

Wintry weather, and a wind chill advisory, were again prompting school delays and closures today.As of Monday evening, the Vigo County School Corp., St. Patrick’s School and schools in Vermillion and Parke counties were to be on a two-hour delay,…(image)

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New location chosen for Swope's Mardi Gras party

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 23:01:00 -0500

Enthusiasm and interest for an annual fundraiser for the Swope Art Museum has prompted a change of venue and date. The Mardi Gras party is now set for 8 to 11 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9 at The Terre Haute Brewing…(image)

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Breaking: Vigo schools on 2-hour delay; NWS warns of wind chills, slippery roads

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 16:43:00 -0500

The Vigo County School Corp. will be on a two-hour delay Tuesday because of poor weather conditions, including a wind chill advisory until noon. The National Weather Service says a winter weather advisory remains in effect until 7 tonight, and…(image)

A semi is overturned on the eastbound I-70 ramp at U.S. 41

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 16:36:00 -0500

A semi-tractor trailer has overturned on the eastbound I-70 entrance ramp at U.S. 41; Indiana State Police and the Terre Haute Fire Department have responded.(image)

Greater Terre Haute NAACP events scheduled for tonight are canceled

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 15:42:00 -0500

Due to poor weather conditions, the Greater Terre Haute NAACP Branch activities scheduled for tonight have been canceled.(image)

Sullivan man arrested in connection with two residential burglaries

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 13:31:00 -0500

A Sullivan County man arrested Sunday is accused of breaking into two homes, including the home of an elderly woman.(image)

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Wild in the winter

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 06:55:00 -0500

When snow covers the ground and sub-zero temperatures freeze the state, it’s almost impossible not to worry about the wild critters living outdoors.(image)

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Alum leaves RHIT $1.1 million bequest

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 06:00:00 -0500

Alumnus Richard L. Conn has left Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology a gift of $1.1 million.(image)

Lunsford: A case of déjà vu all over again

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 23:18:14 -0500

I wasn’t the only person who thought of the infamous“Blizzard of‘78”as we shivered our way through last week’s replay of the Ice Age. As several of my friends and neighbors suffered with croaking furnaces, frozen water lines, and dead car…(image)

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Sprucing up the Y

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 23:16:00 -0500

Armed with brushes and rollers – and wearing old clothes – about 20 volunteers pitched in Sunday to repaint the fitness center at the Vigo County YMCA in Fairbanks Park.(image)

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day events

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 22:53:00 -0500

Monday marks the observation of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.(image)

Wabash Valley under winter weather advisory

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 18:16:00 -0500

Several counties in the Wabash Valley have been put on a winter weather advisory for tonight into tomorrow afternoon. See the full advisory below:(image)

Vigo County Jail Log: Jan. 14, 2018

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 15:59:55 -0500

The following individuals were booked into the Vigo County Jail by area law enforcement, based on jail records. Charges are recommended by arresting officers but are not final until the Vigo County prosecutor reviews the case and files official charges.(image)

Wages, voter turnout highlight Crackerbarrel

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 22:36:00 -0500

Constituents from around the Wabash Valley braved the cold and the snow to attend the first of this year's legislative crackerbarrel sessions on Saturday at the Vigo County Public Library.(image)

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VCSC takes over complete funding of alternative school nursery

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 22:01:29 -0500

Last March, the Vigo County School Corp. learned that an agency providing nursery services for children of Booker T. Washington High School students was losing its United Way funding.Alternatives for Living Learn was a United Way agency that provided(image)

National Day of Healing service is Tuesday

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 20:54:04 -0500

A service marking the National Day of Racial Healing will be from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Central Christian Church, 4950 Wabash Ave., Terre Haute.(image)

Business Calendar: Jan. 14, 2018

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 18:45:00 -0500

Business meetings offered this week throughout the Wabash Valley.(image)

Amid colder temperatures, State reminds Hoosiers of the Energy Assistance Program

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 18:45:00 -0500

With the record cold temperatures currently making its way through the state, the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) reminded Hoosiers in a press release of the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).(image)

Morton Marcus: 'My, how you’ve grown'

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 18:30:00 -0500

Uncle Sam, via his Census Bureau, just before Christmas, gave us the news: Idaho had the fastest growing population in the nation.(image)

Monthly Mingle with the Mayor set for Jan. 18

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 18:15:00 -0500

The next presentation of Mingle with the Mayor, a monthly program which provides an opportunity for community members to meet with Terre Haute Mayor Duke Bennett, is scheduled for 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday at the Grand Traverse Pie Co.,…(image)

State seeks nominations for century, half-century business awards

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 18:15:00 -0500

The state of Indiana is accepting nominations for the Governor’s Century and Half Century Business Awards, which honor Hoosier businesses that have remained in operation for at least 100 or 50 years, respectively, and have demonstrated a commitment to serving…(image)


Sat, 13 Jan 2018 18:00:00 -0500

Residential mortgage lender Ruoff Home Mortgage announced that Becky Vitaniemi was the top loan originator for their Terre Haute office for the month of December 2017.(image)

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Social Security: Celebrating our nation's diversity

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 18:00:00 -0500

Monday is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a federal holiday and a day of remembrance. Martin Luther King Jr. dedicated his life to creating and fostering equal rights for African Americans, and he died during his efforts to make his…(image)

Vigo County Jail Log:Jan. 13, 2017

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 17:16:25 -0500

The following individuals were booked into the Vigo County Jail by area law enforcement, based on jail records. Charges are recommended by arresting officers but are not final until the Vigo County prosecutor reviews the case and files official charges.(image)

County may add drug court case manager

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 23:16:00 -0500

A new case monitor position could increase the number of people enrolled in the Vigo County Drug Court, a move that might help reduce jail overcrowding.(image)

Hoosiers handled weather well, officials say

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 23:09:00 -0500

State and county officials praised Hoosiers for heeding weather warnings and being prepared for Friday's ice and snow event. "We had fewer accidents due to slower speeds, and more people working from home," said Erin Rowe, director of response and…(image)

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Ivy Tech to make workforce push

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 23:09:00 -0500

As part of a new five-year strategic plan, Ivy Tech Community College wants to more than double the number of credentials and degrees earned by students in programs that align with workforce needs. Ivy Tech wants to increase certifications, certificates…(image)

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Terre Haute man faces federal robbery charges

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 23:07:00 -0500

Federal authorities in northern Indiana have charged a Terre Haute man in connection with five separate robberies.(image)

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Children's Museum has MLK Day activities

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 23:07:00 -0500

The Terre Haute Children’s Museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, will have special activities with Indiana State University students and the ISU Men's Basketball Team in the morning…(image)

VCSC overall graduation rate tops state average

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 23:07:00 -0500

The Vigo County School Corp.’s overall high school graduation rate topped the state average in 2017.(image)

Vigo County Jail Log: Jan. 12, 2018

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 21:02:55 -0500

The following individuals were booked into the Vigo County Jail by area law enforcement Thursday and Friday, based on jail records. Charges are recommended by arresting officers but are not final until the Vigo County prosecutor reviews the case and…(image)

Illinois State Police: For now, avoid I-70 east of Casey

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 19:00:00 -0500

7 p.m. Thursday Jan. 12: Illinois State Police are asking motorists to use alternate routes if possible to avoid Interstate 70 east of Casey and extending east of Marshall.(image)

Recalls this week: high chairs with potentially faulty legs

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 16:22:24 -0500

Nearly 10,000 high chairs are being recalled because of potentially faulty front legs that can detach unexpectedly.(image)

Vigo County School Corp. athletic cancellations, reschedulings announced

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 13:22:00 -0500

Due to inclement weather and school cancellations, the Vigo County School Corp. is announcing the following changes regarding scheduling of athletic events.(image)

Illinois reviewing new Medicaid work requirement guideline

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 12:29:53 -0500

Illinois Medicaid officials say they're reviewing new federal guidelines that would let states require "able-bodied" Medicaid recipients to work.(image)

Vectren says gas use is up, expect higher bills

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 12:20:56 -0500

The extremely cold temperatures of late December and early January have sent the use of natural gas soaring, and consumers will see higher prices as a result.(image)

Death penalty sentence overturned for man who killed woman, child

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 11:21:00 -0500

The U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has overturned the death penalty sentence of Frederick Baer, who was convicted in the 2004 slayings of a woman and her daughter near Lapel.(image)

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