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Hissah Sultan and Fahad Ayad Alotaibi, boy, May 11.
Holly Alisha Chesterfield, boy, May 11.
Bobbie Jean and Gary Don Jeffers, Casey, Ill., boy, May 12.
Devon Skyllingstad and Jeffrey James Kinne, boy, May 12.
Tabetha Jo Baker and Steven Charles Hooper, girl, May 13.
Michelle Lynne and Charles Nathan Kemp, Farmersburg, boy, May 13.
Misty Dawn Schaefer, Martinsville, Ill., and Nathan Lee Reynolds, girl, May 13.
Tiffani Michelle and Joshua Eugene Higginbotham, Marshall, Ill., girl, May 14.
Stephanie Lynn and Robert Ray Aldred, Brazil, girl, May 15.
Mya Elizabeth Cheatham and Delancey Tyrone Ellington, boy, May 15.
Stephanie Paige Johnson and Christopher James Gordon Loyd, boy, May 15.
Caitlyn Marie Konazeski, West Terre Haute, and James Arthur Elliott, boy, May 15.
Jaynie Marie Ridge, boy, May 15.
Emily Nicole Buchanan, Marshall, Ill., and Bobby Lee Powell, girl, May 16.
Brittney Rose Kaulani and Christopher Lee Hamblin, Rosedale, boy, May 16.
Macy Anne and John David Kreilein, Harmony, girl, May 16.
Tara Angela Kay Anderson and Courtney Indiana Weger, boy, May 17.
Julie Ann and Jeremy Donall Coombes, Rosedale, girl, May 17.
Heidi Jo and Kristofer Allen Kimbler, boy, May 17.
Miranda Nicole Warpenburg and Joshua Allan Jeffries, girl, May 17.
Starla Michele and Jeffrey Thomas Baresic, girl, May 18.
Regina Lee and Kyle Levi Poynter, Rosedale, girl, May 19.
Misty Marie and Jason Alan Essex, West Terre Haute, boy, May 20.
Katrina Elizabeth Rose Jean Gibbons Cottrell, girl, May 20.
Paula Nicole McCay and Travis James Carson, boy, May 20.
Angelica Dominique and Danial Joseph Blouvet Williams, girl, May 20.
Cassie Kaylynn Allen, Montezuma, and Sean Anthony Kelsheimer, girl, May 21.
Desiree Cecil Baugh, Greencastle, and Tyler Ray Billings, girl, May 21.
Kelly Lee Davis and Jesse Morgan Aleshire, girl, May 21.
Lindsey Marie Hughbanks, Brazil, and John Carl Lee Hendrix, boy, May 21.
Leslie Ann and Brandon O’Neal Wright, boy, May 21.
Delaney Michael Joan Coffin, Brazil, and Gene Jacob Hanson, girl, May 22.
Allison Lynn and Jesse Luke Foury, boy, May 22.
Karissa Jean and Jesse Andrew Clark, Martinsville, Ill., boy, May 23.
Ashly Nicole Johnson, Marshall, Ill., and Seth Alan Chilton, boy, May 23.
Heidi Suzanne Johnston, Veedersburg, and Joey Neal Kenner, boy, May 23.
Tricia Rose and James Joseph Tanoos, boy, May 23.
Jun Xu and Jiachun Xie, girl, May 23.
Sommer Donielle and Nathaniel Glenn Hutchinson, Bloomington, Ind., girl, May 24.
Amanda Jo Hills, Marshall, Ill., and Owen Andrew Norris, girl, May 25.
Traci Nicole Baker, boy, May 26.
Suann Jaleigh Potts, Seelyville, and Johnathan Alexander Williams, girl, May 26.
Tricia Marie and Donald Mathew Larimer, girl, May 27.
Hawa Yousef Aburawy and Mohamed Beled Benmusa, boy, May 28.
Lindsey Nicole and Jonathan Reed Hoskins, girl, May 28.
Sarah Rae and Jason Paul Stroot, Rosedale, boy, May 28.
Leah Nicole and Chad Jay Tislow, boy, May 28.
Courtney Lynn Whitlock, Sullivan, and David Cooper, twins, boy and girl, May 28.
Holly Ann and Kyle Gene Curtsinger, West Terre Haute, twins, boy and girl, May 29.
Joy Anne Hall, Rockville, and Joshua Leon Carpenter, girl, May 29.
Kaysha Marie and Matthew Gene Hickman, Veedersburg, boy, May 29.
Katelynn Justine Johnson, Poland, and Timothy Daniel Clapper, girl, May 29.
Nakeya Monee Jones and Christopher Lee Wilson, boy, May 29.
Rachel Nicole Scheid, girl, May 29.
Amanda Jo and Ronald Bradley Short, Covington, girl, May 29.
Kami Marie Stephens, Linton, and Kyle Blake Fuller, boy, May 29.
Nichole Marie and Logan Patrick Young, girl, May 29.
Natalie and Craig R. Cottrell, boy, May 30.
Leigh Anna and Ronald Earl Elliott, girl, May 30.
Danielle Nichole and Christopher Ryan Jena, boy, May 30.
Jamie Lynn and Samuel Robert Plant, boy, May 30.
Melissa Sue and Kenneth Eugene Rooksberry, Brazil, boy, May 30.
Rebecca Ann and Matthew Thomas Sutherland, Center Point, boy, May 30.
Kendra Sue and Matthew Lee Bowden, boy, May 31.
Christin Nicole and Jeremy Daniel Casserly, girl, May 31.
Kendal Ann Clark and Justin Ray Wells, girl, May 31.
Monica Jean Davis, Brazil, and Erasmo Hernandez Cortez, girl, May 31.
Amber Lorraine Hastings and Corey Michael Deakins, boy, May 31.
Sarah Lynnette and Daniel Christopher Pomeroy, girl, May 31.
Brandi Dawn Walters and David Loyd Hammond, girl, May 31.
Shelby Lynn Marie Cox, Carbon, and Seth William Bemis, girl, June 1.
Ashley Renee and Bryant Michael Athey, Casey, Ill., girl, June 1.
Jessica Joan Burns and Eric Robert Atterson, twin girls, June 1.
Jennifer Lynn and Travis Lee Vinzant, twin girls, June 1.
Shannon Maureen and Alexander Bryce Pritchard, Covington, boy, June 2.
Amanda Nicole Thornton and Dustin Ross Higginbotham, girl, June 2.
Taunja Suzette Blackburn, Vincennes, and Mark Gregory Irr, girl, June 2.
Brittney Nichole Jackson, Brazil, boy, June 3.
Samantha Leeann and Michael Lee Canfield, Rockville, girl, June 3.
Brethany Jo Johns and Brandon Michael Williams, boy, June 3.
Briana Leah and Lance Dominic Hart, boy, June 3.
Lauren Elizabeth Eldred and Kehrt Vaughn Cochran, girl, June 3.
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Purdue shooting leaves one person dead
A Purdue University engineering student opened fire inside a basement classroom Tuesday, killing a teaching assistant and prompting officials to put the campus on lockdown, police and the university said.
A team of Vigo County high school students — and its robot — are gearing up to compete against 127 teams from throughout the world in an upcoming international robotics competition.
THS grad Miller among students in adjacent building when shooting occurs
Kris Miller and his roommate were in a computer lab of Purdue’s mechanical engineering building Tuesday when they received a call that a shooting had occurred next door.
Bosma moves gay marriage ban bill to friendlier committee
Republican House of Representatives Speaker Brian Bosma sent a bill that proposes a constitutional ban on gay marriage to a more conservative-leaning legislature committee Tuesday, because it lacked support on the first committee to which it was assigned.
We enter the deep freeze again
If you had to step outside to get your newspaper this morning, you might have noticed it’s painfully cold once again.
Levy redirects school funds
If the new “protected levy” legislation goes into effect later this year, it would mean “a substantial reduction” in revenue for Vigo County School Corp. bus transportation, capital projects and bus replacement funds, according to the district’s chief financial officer.
School debt levy redirects funds across Indiana
School officials and state legislators from around the state are searching for ways to keep the school buses running — and children safe on the streets — pending the loss of millions of dollars for school transportation.
More than 50 school districts in Indiana stand to lose at least 20 percent of their revenues for transportation, new buses and other big-ticket projects under a new law that requires them to first pay off their debts.
VIDEO: Sen. Donnelly updates T-S editorial board
Passage of a long overdue U.S. farm bill could be completed by the end of this month, Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., said Tuesday.
Vigo coroner tries again for salary increase
After being denied last year, Vigo County Coroner Dr. Susan Amos is again seeking to have her county salary increased to match that of several other county office holders.
VCPL to install free ‘little libraries’
Coming soon to a neighborhood near you: A Little Free Library.
Flaws in new ed standards ‘too substantial’
A State Board of Education member formally requested Friday that an education panel abandon a proposed overhaul of Indiana’s education standards and instead recommend that the state’s previous benchmarks be reinstated in classrooms this fall.
Spike in mumps cases reported across Illinois
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Public health officials are investigating a sharp increase in the number of mumps cases recorded in central Illinois.
Police: Fatal fire began with dropped cigarette
SANTA CLAUS, Ind. (AP) — State police say a fatal house fire in a southern Indiana town began when a disabled woman dropped a cigarette.
Board member asks for old Indiana school standards
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A State Board of Education member is calling for a proposed overhaul of Indiana’s education standards to be ditched and that the state’s old benchmarks be reinstated in classrooms this fall.
A real page turner
Victory was sweet for the Franklin Elementary teammates, who won their first ever Battle of the Books competition Thursday at Meadows Elementary.
Rep. Bucshon leads discussion on minority care in Vigo County
The list of problems seems endless: Lack of health insurance, mental illness, cultural barriers and stigmas about routine medical check ups, to name only a few.
Vigo County students, educators recently made a 2-week trip to Terre Haute’s sister city of Tajimi
Six Vigo County high school students and two educators, including superintendent Dan Tanoos, recently returned from a two-week cultural exchange trip to Tajimi, Japan.
Tribune-Star columnist named company’s best
The Tribune-Star’s Mark Bennett has been named CNHI’s Columnist of the Year for 2013 in its large newspaper division.
Clay man arrested on drug charges
An eight-month investigation by the Clay County Sheriff’s Office and other law enforcement agencies resulted in the arrest of Wednesday of a Clay County man on meth-related charges, authorities said.
Drug raid leads to arrest of siblings
Siblings were arrested Thursday after police said they discovered an active meth lab in a Terre Haute home, authorities said.
Visions, Voices project to mark decade of work
Wabash Valley Visions & Voices Digital Memory Project will mark a decade of Hoosier historical preservation at its anniversary kickoff event Tuesday.
Vigo County Jail Log: April 17, 2014
The following individuals were booked into the Vigo County Jail by area law enforcement on Wednesday and Thursday, based on jail records.
Remember Your First Car?
Tell us about it! Your memories could be part of an upcoming story in the Tribune-Star. Click on this story to find out how.
An ambassador of Wabash Valley sports
Veteran Tribune-Star sports reporter Andy Amey will be inducted into the Indiana Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame on Saturday in Indianapolis.
Former Vigo treasurer facing $26,000 bill
Former Vigo County Treasurer David Crockett could be required to personally pay back more than $26,000 to reconcile a bookkeeping discrepancy discovered in 2012 during an audit from the Indiana State Board of Accounts.
MARK BENNETT: Cleaning up Indiana could be as easy as a 10¢ deposit
Scan the roadside on a drive through the Wabash Valley, and you might spot an empty pop bottle or two.
Wabash Valley Foundation hands out $104,925
Looking around the West Terre Haute Little League park last year, Wade Fulford said, he was one of the league’s board members who realized improvements needed to be made.
Graduation rates fall at three big Vigo high schools
The Indiana Department of Education released graduation rate data Tuesday for the 2012-2013 school year.
Bloomfield man killed in Tuesday night crash
A Bloomfield man was killed in a single-vehicle crash Tuesday night in central Greene County.
Central Indiana Girl Scouts council kicks off capital campaign
Local support is growing for a Girl Scouts of Central Indiana initiative to nurture female leaders.
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