News From Terre Haute, Indiana

Local & Bistate

December 5, 2012

Officer who died of heart attack at Carlisle Correctional facility honored

Correctional Officer Timothy Betts, who in August died of a heart attack while on duty at the Wabash Valley Correctional Facility near Carlisle, was honored at the Indiana Department of Correction’s Correctional Training Institute last week.

Betts, of Jasonville, was 51 years old and a 15-year veteran of the IDOC.

Family members, friends and corrections staff gathered last Thursday to remember and honor him.

“We are still grieving, remembering the good times and memories,” Richard Brown, superintendent at Wabash Valley Correctional Facility was quoted as saying in a news release. “He was well-respected, a mentor and a ‘go-to’ person for so many.”

An honor guard from the Pendleton Correctional Facility stood at attention while Betts’ name was ceremoniously added to the IDOC Fallen Heroes Plaque.

The plaque was escorted by the honor guard to the “Reflections of Pride: The History of the Indiana Department of Correction Museum,” where it will remain on display.

 

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Local & Bistate
Latest News
TribStar.com Poll
AP Video
Looming Demand Could Undercut Flight Safety Raw: 2 Shells Hit Fuel Tank at Gaza Power Plant Raw: Massive Explosions From Airstrikes in Gaza Giant Ketchup Bottle Water Tower Up for Sale Rodents Rampant in Gardens Around Louvre US Ready to Slap New Sanctions on Russia Easier Nuclear Construction Promises Fall Short Girl Struck by Plane on Florida Beach Dies Judge OKs Record-setting $2B Sale of Clipper Mother of 2 Makes NFL Cheerleading Squad at 40 Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue Raw: Earthquake Rocks Mexico's Gulf Coast Raw: Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix UN Security Council Calls for Gaza Cease-fire House to Vote on Slimmed-down Bill for Border Today in History for July 29th Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating Kerry: Not Worried About Israeli Criticism Raw: Airstrike Shatters Fragile Calm in Gaza Boater Rescued From Edge of Kentucky Dam
NDN Video
Weird 'Wakudoki' Dance Launches Promotional Competition Two women barely avoid being hit by train Chris Pratt Adorably Surprises Kids at a 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Screening Chapter Two: Designing for Naomi Watts NOW TRENDING: Peyton Manning dancing at practice "The Bachelorette" Makes Her Decision Thieves pick the wrong gas station to rob Golden Sisters on '50 Shades' trailer: 'Look At That Chest!' Staten Island Man's Emotional Dunk Over NYPD Car - @TheBuzzeronFOX GMA: Dog passes out from excitment to see owner Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' Sneak Peek Florida Keys Webcam Captures Turtles Hatching Morgan Freeman Sucks Down Helium on 'Tonight Show' Robin Wright Can Dance! (WATCH) She's Back! See Paris Hilton's New Carl's Jr. Ad Big Weekend For Atlanta Braves In Cooperstown - @TheBuzzeronFox Chapter Two: Becoming a first-time director What's Got Jack Black Freaking Out at Comic-Con? Doctors Remove 232 Teeth From Teen's Mouth
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
  • -

     

    March 12, 2010

activity