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Critics: A shadow hangs over VCSC

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 23:13:00 -0500

A kickback scheme involving the Vigo County School Corp. has resulted in two convictions, yet it appears at least one FBI investigation is ongoing, and some suggest a shadow continues to fall on the district.(image)


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A final goodbye

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 22:38:00 -0500

Before tassels were moved from right to left and before the students seated in Hulman Center became graduates, Daniel Bradley shared a final farewell message as Indiana State University's president at Saturday's 2017 Winter Commencement.(image)


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Colton Murray of Terre Haute passes away

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 21:01:00 -0500

Colton Murray, the little boy from Terre Haute who became an ambassador for children with Down Syndrome and the families who love them, died early Saturday morning at Riley Children's Hospital in Indianapolis.(image)


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At SMWC commencement, one grad talks about breaking out of her shell

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 20:12:00 -0500

Of the 67 participating graduates in Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College's 182nd commencement ceremony Saturday afternoon inside the Jeanne Knoerle Sports & Recreation Center, few displayed a bigger smile than Kierra Anderson of Zionsville.(image)


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Study: Indiana's Regional Cities Initiative helping attract workers

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 19:43:27 -0500

An early study shows that an Indiana initiative aimed at making areas more attractive to talented young workers is having a noticeable difference.(image)



Salvation Amy needs help with Christmas drive

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 19:38:56 -0500

The Salvation Army is seeking volunteers for the final week of its Christmas Kettle campaign.(image)



Financial Peace University provides hope to families in Terre Haute

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 19:00:00 -0500

More than 4.5 million people have positively changed their financial future through Ramsey Solutions’ Financial Peace University (FPU).(image)



Business Calendar: Dec. 17, 2017

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 18:45:00 -0500

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



Jan. 19 deadline to nominate for Marshall Chamber awards

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 18:30:00 -0500

The Marshall Area Chamber of Commerce will stage its annual dinner and awards on Feb. 1, beginning with networking time at 5 p.m. CST with dinner served at 6:30 in Harlan Hall, 603 Locust St., Marshall, Ill.(image)



Social Security: Things to think about before applying for disability benefits

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 18:30:00 -0500

Social Security is with you throughout life’s journey. We’re here for you if the unexpected happens. We are there for you when you finally stop working as well.(image)



TH Carson's launches 'Close to Home' shop

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 18:30:00 -0500

Carson's at the Honey Creek Mall has launched a "Close to Home" shop that offers specialty products and gifts from local makers.(image)



Sycamore Farm welcomes 'pop-up' restaurant

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 18:00:00 -0500

It may be cold outside, but a new "pop-up" restaurant on Terre Haute's east side hopes to warm taste buds until spring arrives.(image)


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Marshall Chamber to host lunch Jan. 18

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 18:00:00 -0500

The Marshall Chamber of Commerce will host a lunch and learn from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. CST Jan. 18 in the Marshall Public Library at 612 Archer Ave. in Marshall, Ill.(image)



Vigo County Jail Log: Dec. 16, 2017

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 16:08:55 -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)



Man dies after Friday morning crash

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 13:29:00 -0500

The Brazil Police Department says a man involved in a Friday morning crash near the Clay County YMCA has died.(image)


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Clinton woman arrested after Lyford crash

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 23:33:00 -0500

A Clinton woman was arrested following a Thursday crash on U.S. 41 near Second Street in Lyford in southern Parke County.(image)


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$5K reward offered in missing woman case

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 23:33:00 -0500

Offering up to $5,000 as a reward, the Terre Haute Police Department is again requesting assistance in locating Alice Anita Oswald, 77, of Terre Haute, who was last seen Nov. 9.(image)


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ISU unveils $64M Health and Human Services facility

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 23:35:00 -0500

The largest state-funded project in Indiana State University’s history was unveiled to the public Friday as the ribbon was cut on the expanded Health and Human Services facility.(image)


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Plan for Vigo voting centers progresses

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 23:37:00 -0500

After discussion of locations for vote centers, as well as hours of operation, the Vigo County Election Board Friday again delayed a decision on a 2018 vote center plan.The county's proposed plan now includes a potential election day polling place…(image)



TH NAACP celebrates 99 years of history

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 23:33:00 -0500

Members of the Greater Terre Haute NAACP congregated in the Meadows Banquet Center Friday evening to celebrate 99 years of the branch's history and to recognize five people for unwavering dedication to its cause.(image)


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Staged reading of new Noah-based parable is Dec. 21

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 23:25:00 -0500

Indiana State University professor Arthur Feinsod’s original play, “Between the Dams,” will be presented at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Terre Haute Brewing Co. at 401 S. Ninth St.(image)



Errors in online reviews bust the trust, study says

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 23:17:02 -0500

As shoppers turn more to online purchases, a recent study found consumers are less likely to trust online reviews that have errors and typos.(image)






Four hurt, one airlifted, after crash in Brazil

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 23:10:43 -0500

Two adults and two children were injured in a crash following a police pursuit in Brazil early Friday.(image)


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Student union at ISU getting a Starbuck's

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 23:12:00 -0500

Indiana State University will be getting a Starbuck's franchise in the north end retail space of Hulman Memorial Student Union, it was announced during Friday's board of trustees meeting.(image)


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Trustees elevate 'Honors Program' to 'Honors College'

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 23:10:00 -0500

The Indiana State University board of trustees voted Friday to transition the existing University Honors program to an Honors College, effective immediately.(image)



Pepsi MidAmerica – a company ‘Born, Built, Grown’ in Illinois – unveils Bicentennial Pepsi can

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 16:54:00 -0500

Gov. Bruce Rauner today joined Pepsi MidAmerica COO John Rains to unveil the limited edition Illinois Bicentennial Pepsi can and pop open the first edition to come off the production line.(image)


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Recalls this week: crib and toddler bed mattresses, tractors

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 15:07:24 -0500

More than 20,000 crib and toddler bed mattresses are being recalled this week because they fail to meet flammability standards. Other recalled consumer products include benches and utility tractors.(image)



Section of Fifth street closed Dec. 16

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:25:00 -0500

The Terre Haute Street Department will close Fifth Street between Ohio and Walnut streets from 10 a.m. to noon on Dec. 16 for a funeral.(image)






State police: Medical problem led to crash on I-70

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:43:35 -0500

A Farmersburg woman was not injured this morning when police reported she had a medical issue and crashed her car on Interstate 70 in Putnam County.(image)


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Vigo County Jail Log: Dec. 15, 2017

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:16:25 -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)



Indianapolis schools ask voters for $936M more over 8 years

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 10:13:24 -0500

Indiana's largest school district plans to ask voters for $936 million in additional tax dollars over the next eight years.(image)



$5,000 reward in search for missing Terre Haute woman

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:44:00 -0500

A reward will be offered as police continue to seek help in the search for a 77-year-old Terre Haute woman last seen Nov. 9.(image)


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Silver Alert issued for Linton man

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 07:23:00 -0500

The Greene County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the disappearance of an adult from Linton, about 90 miles southwest of Indianapolis.(image)


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10 Things to Know for Friday

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:02:00 -0500

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today, Dec. 15.(image)


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City to start repaying $6M loan from Vigo County

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:22:30 -0500

The city of Terre Haute will soon start making payments to Vigo County government on a $6 million loan the county obtained for the financially strapped city nearly two years ago.(image)



School Board: No evidence Danny Tanoos was involved

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:13:00 -0500

The Vigo County School Board issued a statement Thursday in response to the conviction of former administrator Franklin Fennell, whom a federal jury found guilty of all 12 charges he faced tied to a years-long kickback scheme.(image)



'Orange Friday' generates $10K for Catholic Charities Food Bank

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:14:00 -0500

On Thursday, Catholic Charities announced that is has received more than $10,700 as the result of Orange Friday fundraising efforts. Throughout November, the group and dozens of volunteers sold "Put Your Orange On!" buttons and t-shirts.(image)


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MARK BENNETT: Rare sight of Arctic snowy owls may turn heads at Christmas bird count

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:14:00 -0500

An "invasion" of snowy owls, from the north of the Arctic circle, is expected in the Hoosier state. The Indiana Audubon Society issued an alert last week about the influx.(image)


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Backpack program providing Vigo students food over Christmas break

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:01:00 -0500

In an effort to help food-insecure students in the Vigo County School Corporation, a local philanthropic group donated more than $7,000 to the corporation's Backpack Program on Thursday.(image)


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Paris hospital to rebrand as Horizon Health

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:49:53 -0500

Paris Community Hospital/Family Medical Center plans to rebrand its operations as Horizon Health.(image)



First Bank parent acquired by First Mid-Illinois Bancshares

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:49:48 -0500

Mattoon, Illinois-based First Mid-Illinois Bancshares plans to acquire Champaign-based First BancTrust, which operates First Bank locations in Paris, Marshall, Martinsville, Champaign, Rantoul and Savoy.(image)



It's all about owning, controlling the data

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:50:00 -0500

Owning and controlling data will be the creator and destroyer of wealth as the world is on the brink of the fourth major shift of how the world's economy works, John McDonald, chief executive officer of Fisher-based ClearObject, told a…(image)


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Terre Haute man accused of attempted arson

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:55:00 -0500

A Terre Haute man has been arrested on a charge of attempted arson after an investigation into a Dec. 2 burglary of a garage in the 1400 block af South 11th Street, police said.(image)


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Court names Cheesman as CASA director

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:00:00 -0500

Glenna Cheesman has been appointed director of Vigo County CASA, the court-appointed special advocate program.(image)






Vigo County Jail Log: Dec. 14, 2017

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:08:57 -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)



VCSC board issues statement on Fennell verdict

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:56:00 -0500

The Vigo County School Board has issued a statement in response to the conviction Wednesday of former administrator Franklin Fennell.(image)


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Disney buying large part of 21st Century Fox for $52.4B

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:49:39 -0500

Disney is buying the Murdoch family's Fox movie and television studios and some cable and international TV businesses for about $52.4 billion, as the home of Mickey Mouse tries to meet competition from technology companies in the entertainment business.(image)


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FCC votes down Obama-era 'net neutrality' rules

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:13:00 -0500

The Federal Communications Commission has voted on party lines to undo sweeping Obama-era "net neutrality" rules that guaranteed equal access to internet.(image)


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Technology companies and retailers lead US stocks higher

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:07:41 -0500

Gains by technology companies helped send U.S. stocks higher in midday trading Thursday. Retailers also rose after the government said retail sales jumped in November. Health care stocks lagged the market.(image)


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Alcoa moves ahead with smelter plans, faces new mining rules

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:01:25 -0500

Alcoa Corp. is moving forward with plans to partially reopen its aluminum smelting operations in southwestern Indiana as it challenges new local coal mining regulations.(image)



Fertility doctor faces judge for lying about using own sperm

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:48:04 -0500

A retired Indianapolis fertility doctor accused of inseminating patients with his own sperm is set to plead guilty to charges that he lied to investigators.(image)


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Online training software company plans Indianapolis growth

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:04:25 -0500

Officials say online training software company Lessonly plans to expand its headquarters in Indianapolis and more than double its workforce.(image)



Section of Locust Street closed today for pole replacement

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:45:00 -0500

Locust Street from 12th to 13th streets will be closed today until 5 p.m. for pole replacement.(image)



10 Things to Know for Thursday

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 07:56:00 -0500

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today, Dec. 14.(image)


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FINAL UPDATE: Franklin Fennell guilty on all counts

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 22:45:00 -0500

It took a federal jury only about three hours Wednesday to convict former administrator Franklin Fennell of all 12 charges he faced tied to a years-long kickback scheme the FBI says cost Vigo County School Corp. more than $100,000.(image)


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Tykes earn bikes: Academy Sports, West Vigo Elementary reward respect

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 22:38:00 -0500

Christmas came early for 30 West Vigo Elementary School students on Thursday as they found themselves on the "nice list" for their positive attitudes and in-class behavior.(image)


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INDOT hearing reveals new plan for Indiana 163 bridge rehabilitation

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 22:37:00 -0500

No complaints were heard during an Indiana Department of Transportation public hearing that announced revamped plans to rehabilitate the 1,070-foot-long Indiana 163 bridge, which was built above the Wabash River in 1964 and connects Vermillion and Parke counties.(image)



INDOT to further examined McDaniel Road bridge

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 22:28:42 -0500

While repair work on a retention wall at the McDaniel Road exit from the 641 bypass is on schedule to be completed by the end of the month, the Indiana Department of Transportation will soon begin a study to look…(image)



Indy police officer in good condition after shooting

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 21:05:57 -0500

Indianapolis police say an officer is in good condition after being shot while helping serve a search warrant.(image)



Indiana trooper narrowly survives gunshot to head

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 21:06:14 -0500

A 79-year-old suspected drunken driver shot a state trooper in the head as the officer tried to handcuff him during a traffic stop in southern Indiana, police said.(image)


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Indiana still chilly toward more cold beer sales

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 20:53:58 -0500

Expanding the sale of cold beer in Indiana likely won't happen without the hiring of more state excise officers and additional public support, the chair of the state's Alcohol Code Revision Commission said Wednesday.(image)



U.S. District Judge says he's taking senior status

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 18:55:00 -0500

U.S. District Judge William T. Lawrence has decided to take senior status, which means a federal judgeship will be opening in the U.S. Southern District of Indiana, which includes Terre Haute.(image)


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THSB opens West Terre Haute branch

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 18:52:00 -0500

Terre Haute Savings Bank on Wednesday marked the opening of the bank's eighth facility, a new branch at 1010 W. National Avenue in West Terre Haute.(image)


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Vigo County Jail Log: Dec.14, 2017

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 17:16:25 -0500

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



National report: Indiana ranks 27th in protecting kids from tobacco

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 10:55:29 -0500

Indiana ranks 27th nationwide in funding programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a report released today by leading public health organizations. Indiana is spending $7.5 million this year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs,…(image)


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Holcomb, lawmakers to offer session preview at conference

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 10:30:00 -0500

Gov. Eric Holcomb and key Indiana lawmakers are set to discuss some of the biggest issues likely to emerge during the coming legislative session.(image)



Terre Haute man arrested Tuesday night after pursuit near downtown

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 10:29:00 -0500

A Terre Haute man was arrested Tuesday night on preliminary charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated, criminal recklessness, reckless driving and resisting law enforcement after leading police on a chase that ended in the 900 block of Wabash Avenue.(image)


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Traffic delayed for short time after car hits train. Police say no life-threatening injuries.

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:40:27 -0500

Terre Haute drivers were delayed this morning about 7:50 a.m. as police reported a car struck a train at 15th and Washington streets. Terre Haute Police officer Ryan Adamson said people in the car appeared to have suffered non-life threatening…(image)



Hyundai, Kia recall compact cars to fix brake light problem

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:30:00 -0500

Hyundai and Kia are recalling more than a half-million compact cars in the U.S. because the brake lights may not go out when the pedal is released.(image)



10 Things to Know for Wednesday

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 06:26:00 -0500

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today, Dec. 13.(image)


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Witnesses: Fennell implied schools chief knew

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 23:19:00 -0500

Franklin Fennell's defense strategy in the Vigo County School Corp. fraud trial appeared Tuesday to include trying to defer responsibility for -- or at least knowledge of -- a kickback scheme onto schools Superintendent Danny Tanoos. But those statements originating…(image)


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Parks Board to have closed meeting on golf course privatization

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 23:13:00 -0500

City officials may be close to deciding whether to privatize operation of Terre Haute’s municipal golf courses.(image)



'Miracle' helps feed the hungry; group distributes $14,500 to charitable causes

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 23:02:00 -0500

The Miracle on 7th Street board of directors distributed $14,500 to eight organizations Tuesday, including $5,000 to the Tribune-Star for its Christmas basket fund.(image)


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New Strive365 offers indoor leagues, training for variety of sports

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 23:00:00 -0500

When ground broke for the new Strive365 indoor sports complex at 4510 N. 13th St. in July, owner Mike Rogers hoped his ailing father would be alive to see the business open.(image)


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Vigo election board meets Friday at 10 a.m.

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 22:57:36 -0500

The Vigo County Election Board is slated to meet at 10 a.m. on Friday in the Vigo County Clerk's office. Members of good government groups say they'll be there to see how the board handles polling centers for 2018.(image)



County panel OKs farming contracts

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 22:57:37 -0500

The Vigo County Redevelopment Commission on Tuesday approved farming contracts for unused portions of the Vigo County Industrial Park.(image)



Jones wins in stunning Alabama upset

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 22:42:00 -0500

In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama's special Senate election on Tuesday, beating back history, an embattled Republican opponent and President Donald Trump, who urgently endorsed GOP rebel Roy Moore despite a litany of sexual…(image)


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Vigo County Jail Log: Dec. 12, 2017

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:13:25 -0500

The following individuals were booked into the Vigo County Jail by area law enforcement 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 and…(image)



Nest-cam barn owl pair raising bonus round of chicks

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:04:00 -0500

The barn owl pair on a Department of Natural Resources nest cam in southern Indiana is raising a second brood of chicks unusually late into the nesting season.(image)



Harassment lawsuit filed against Indiana superintendent

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 13:55:24 -0500

A former official for an eastern Indiana school district has filed a federal lawsuit alleging the district's superintendent regularly made sexist, racist and intimidating remarks.(image)









10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 06:35:00 -0500

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today, Dec. 12.(image)


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School board receives feedback

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 23:10:00 -0500

A community survey of randomly selected registered voters in Vigo County shows that 45 percent oppose a property tax increase to improve high school facilities, while 34 percent would support it and 20 percent don’t know.(image)



City panel approves increase in towing fees

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 23:07:00 -0500

The cost of having a car towed by Terre Haute police will be going up in the new year.(image)



Marshall council awards bid for new pool

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 22:58:00 -0500

The City Council Monday night unanimously approved a $3.3 million bid for construction of a new Marshall Community Pool.The council accepted the lower of two bids for the project, submitted by Leander Construction of Canton, Illinois.(image)



100 Women Who Care donate $8,900 to Sullivan County Park & Lake

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 22:58:47 -0500

100 Women Who Care of Sullivan County have given a $8,900 donation to the the Sullivan County Park&Lake. The money will help fund the playground initiative, a program to update the central playground at the Park&Lake, making it safe and…(image)


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More than 10,000 pounds of food goes to charities

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 23:00:00 -0500

While the Miracle on 7th Street event is over for this year, employees at Sony DADC and Coca Cola Monday collaborated to distribute more than 10,000 pounds of food to five charities.(image)


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Paris school board approves increased tax levy

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 22:58:00 -0500

The Board of Education for Paris Union School District 95 approved a 2017 property tax levy Monday that requests an overall 21.1 percent increase.(image)



Fennell's defense: It was the other guys

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 19:04:00 -0500

Franklin Fennell says he had no knowledge of a kickback scheme that took more than $100,000 from the Vigo County School Corp.(image)


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Vigo County Jail Log: Dec. 11, 2017

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 17:05:55 -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)



Trial Update: Mike Pick expected to take stand Tuesday morning

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 16:45:00 -0500

Rick Long, assistant director of facilities under Franklin Fennell, was the person who contacted FBI about a scheme with Mike Pick's M&P Properties, FBI Special Agent Joann Dowell testified.(image)


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APNewsBreak: Transgender people can enlist in military Jan. 1

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 13:25:24 -0500

The Pentagon official tells The Associated Press that transgender people can enlist in the military beginning Jan. 1, despite President Donald Trump's opposition.(image)



Indiana 163 bridge hearing is Wednesday

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 12:38:55 -0500

The Indiana Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing Wednesday on its plans to rehabilitate the Indiana 163 bridge over the Wabash River just outside of Clinton.(image)



Indiana addresses potential water crisis

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 12:32:54 -0500

Officials in Indiana are trying to prevent a water crisis as both supply and infrastructure are inadequate for future needs.(image)



Update: Burglary suspect who shot himself is dead

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 10:45:00 -0500

A burglary suspect shot himself Sunday when confronted by city police officers, according to the Terre Haute Police Department.(image)


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