Inspections July 8-12:
Tumbleweed Southwest Grill, 2433 S. Third St. (1 Critical, 4 Non-Critical). Fruit flies and flies present around drains and dirty laundry basket.
Wendy’s No. 81, 2049 Lafayette Ave. (1 Critical, 4 Non-Critical). Employee rinsing cooked hamburgers in colander that was in middle of three-bay sink with detergent water and sanitizer water on both sides.
Approved to Open
M&N’s Sandwiches & More, 8243 N. Carolene St.
Inspections July 15-19:
Penn Station No. 194, 2736 Wabash Ave. (3 Critical). Black debris found on soda fountain nozzles and tea nozzles; fries not marked with time to discard (discarded); fries not cooled to 70 degrees within cooling time limits (discarded).
Kroger, 2140 Fort Harrison Road (2 Critical, 4 Non-Critical). Packaged salads and berries in deli and packaged potato salads and cole slaw by dairy found at 47 degrees; should be 41 degrees or less; deli items in warmer held past time to discard.
Burger King, 3087 Wabash Ave. (1 Critical; 4 Non-Critical). Observed pink debris on chute in ice machine.
Sonka Pub, 1366 Wabash Ave. (1 Critical, 3 Non-Critical). Observed several flies and gnats in bar area.
Kroger, 4714 U.S. 41 South (1 Critical, 3 Non-Critical). Knife with food debris put back in holder.
Terre Haute Bowling Center Inc., 600 E. Springhill Drive (1 Critical, 2 Non-Critical). Black debris found on soda fountain nozzles.
Burger King No. 5804, 2116 Lafayette Ave. (4 Non-Critical)
Louise’s Downtown Café, 727 Wabash Ave. (3 Non-Critical)
Marathon Express Mart No. 2, 820 W. National Ave., West Terre Haute (2 Non-Critical)
B&B Cash & Carry, 724 S. 13th St. (2 Non-Critical)
Red Lobster, 3407 S. U.S. 41 (1 Non-Critical)
Establishments With No Violations
Edibles Catering & Food To Go, 2629 S. Third St.
Hissho Sushi, 2900 Poplar St.
CVS/Pharmacy No. 8639, 670 Margaret Ave.
Sarah’s Philippines Store, 114 N. 13th St.
Family Dollar, 1400 Poplar St.
Approved to Operate
Homey’s Que Grill, Community Band Festival, Fairbanks Park
Rick’s Smokehouse, Community Band Festival, Fairbanks Park
Inspections July 8-12:
- Local & Bistate
Fast food workers prepare to escalate wage demands
CHICAGO (AP) — Fast food workers say they’re prepared to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation, starting with a national convention in suburban Chicago where more than 1,000 workers will discuss the future of the effort that has spread to dozens of cities in less than two years.
4 doctors arrested after Indiana clinic raids
CARMEL, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say four doctors have been arrested on charges of improperly prescribing a drug used to treat painkiller addiction from several Indiana offices.
Holiday World plans new winged roller coaster
SANTA CLAUS, Ind. (AP) — The Holiday World amusement park in southern Indiana is building a new $22 million roller coaster that it says will launch riders to 60 miles an hour in 3.5 seconds, with a 14-story loop and four inversions.
Indianapolis pulls future support for Amtrak line
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — City officials in Indianapolis have cast the future of an Amtrak passenger line between Indianapolis and Chicago into doubt after deciding not to provide any additional money to subsidize that line.
Pence leading annual governor’s motorcycle ride
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Gov. Mike Pence is leading the annual governor’s motorcycle ride from the Statehouse through southern Indiana.
State asks judge to delay right-to-work ruling
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — The Indiana attorney general’s office has asked a judge to put on hold his order striking down the state’s right-to-work law.
Voices from Auschwitz: Ties that bind
A message that has spread like wildfire across Europe can easily translate to America.
Minimum wage frozen after 5 years
Thursday marked the fifth anniversary since the federal minimum wage was increased, a wage U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez contends should again be raised.
ISU, CANDLES join to ‘illuminate the world’
Indiana State University and CANDLES Holocaust Museum are joining forces to educate current and future generations about the Holocaust, genocide and related issues.
50 years later, still business as usual
Junior Achievement of the Wabash Valley marked its 50th anniversary hosting a luau Thursday at the Ohio Building in Terre Haute.
Two semis collide; one driver injured
A semi-trailer driver from North Carolina was airlifted to Methodist Hospital Thursday after his vehicle collided with another tractor-trailer on Interstate 70 in far western Vigo County.
Valley talent returns for show tonight
Local musical collective Lunes Domingo is scheduled to be back at The Verve tonight to perform the last installment of its 2014 series.
Police find 2 meth labs in 1 house
The Clay County Sheriff’s Department on Thursday arrested a Staunton man and a Terre Haute woman on felony charges of manufacturing and possessing methamphetamine.
Police say man broke into prison building
A man living at a Carlisle motel has been arrested for trespassing and criminal mischief after he allegedly kicked in a prison building door.
Driver airlifted to Methodist after I-70 crash
A semi-trailer driver from North Carolina was airlifted to Methodist Hospital today after his vehicle collided with another tractor-trailer on Interstate 70 in far western Vigo County.
Lunes Domingo, Bear Foote Jackson at The Verve July 25
Local musical collective Lunes Domingo will be back at The Verve on Friday, July 25, to perform the last installment of their 2014 series. Cost is $3.
West T Water Works issues boil order
The West Terre Haute Water Works announced this morning that a boil order is in effect until further notice for the community of West Terre Haute and Sugar Creek Township.
Grease fire closes Terre Haute restaurant for short time
A grease fire closed the Golden Corral for about three hours on Wednesday.
Vigo County Jail Log: July 24, 2014
The following individuals were booked into the Vigo County Jail by area law enforcement on Thursday and Friday, based on jail records.
Bloomington helping with beer brewery’s project
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — The city of Bloomington is helping a beer brewery with an expansion of its downtown restaurant and bar.
Family: Teen pilot who crashed in ocean knew risks
PLAINFIELD, Ind. (AP) — Haris Suleman knew that flying around the world carried risks. But like adventurers before him, the 17-year-old pilot from Indiana also believed dreams aren’t achieved without taking chances.
A trade, a home up for sale
The first house constructed in “The Trades” subdivision now has a “for sale” sign in the front yard.
Health care provider details 150 job cuts
The reduction of 150 employees in Union Health System by the end of this year will come from support staff, employees who do not have direct patient-care duties, hospital administrators said Wednesday.
MARK BENNETT: Giving new voice to Ehrmann’s words
Max Ehrmann’s bronze face may break into a grin soon.
SCHOOL BOARD: Incumbents each seek next term
As expected, four Vigo County School Board incumbents filed for re-election Wednesday.
Making his case to the people
Indiana state treasurer hopeful Mike Boland says that if elected, he intends to be a “small-city, small-town state treasurer.”
Union Hospital cuts to come from support staff
The reduction of 150 employees in Union Health System by the end of this year will come from support staff, employees who do not have direct patient care duties, hospital administrators said today.
Ex-employee says prison workers had sex on desk
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled that Indiana’s prison agency mistreated a female employee when it shrugged off her complaints about workers having sex on her desk and later fired her for having an affair with an official.
Vigo County Jail Log: July 23, 2014
The following individuals were booked into the Vigo County Jail by area law enforcement on Tuesday and Wednesday, based on jail records.
Police say 2 killed in SW Indiana murder-suicide
BICKNELL, Ind. (AP) — Police say a man was fatally shot during an argument in a southwestern Indiana town and that the suspected gunman later killed himself while officers were pursuing him.
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