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  • bb8991b19af8b067e44478c_.jpg VIDEO: Windom seeking strong start to USAC Silver Crown Series at Action Track

    Chris Windom has big plans.
    Sure, the 23-year-old would like to make the ascent from success in the U.S. Auto Club to the fame and fortune of the larger racing series of NASCAR.
    The Canton, Ohio, native who makes his home in West Lafayette has his sights on a big USAC season in 2014. Windom was second in Silver Crown points in 2013 and ninth in the sprint series.

    April 5, 2014 1 Photo 1 Video

  • Terre Haute women of power.jpg VIDEO: Dues Paid, change under way

    25 years later, ‘influentials’ assess long road of progress for women.

    March 24, 2014 1 Photo 1 Story 1 Video

  • MET031914 health cook ernst.jpg VIDEO: Community Health Fair

    Nursing students in Indiana State University’s senior community health class hosted a community health fair Wednesday in Ryves Youth Center at Etling Hall, 1356 Locust St.
    Mayor Duke Bennett helped kick off the afternoon of free activities as part of his “52 Weeks of Fitness” initiative.

    March 19, 2014 3 Photos 1 Video

  • IMG_3401.jpg VIDEOS: Keeping memory of fallen Aces alive

    Memorial Wall in Evansville's Ford Center pays tribute to Terre Haute native Mike Joyner and  University of Evansville's Purple Aces basketball team killed in a plane crash on Dec. 13, 1977.

    March 16, 2014 6 Photos 1 Story 2 Videos

  • MET031414seuss west.jpg VIDEO: Seuss is Loose

    Ouabache Elementary School Music teacher Alison West, playing the part of Dr. Seuss' Thing 1, tosses confetti during the "Seuss is Loose" parade celebrating the end of ISTEP+ testing.

    March 14, 2014 4 Photos 1 Video

  • isu3.jpg VIDEO: Mahan's 17 rebounds among five best totals in league tournament history

    The toughness — both mental and physical — of Marina Laramie and Racheal Mahan — is a big reason the Indiana State women’s basketball team won five games in a row to close the regular season.
    The resolve of the Sycamore post duo was put to the test Friday in the MVC Tournament quarterfinals, and Laramie and Mahan were up to the task.

    March 14, 2014 2 Photos 1 Video

  • TS video street musician_posterframe VIDEO: Sax at the Crossroads

    Saxophonist Michael Reed spiced up the Crossroads of America under long-awaited sunny skies around noon Tuesday, March 11, in downtown Terre Haute.

    March 11, 2014 1 Photo 1 Video

  • newpersp3:9 copy.jpg VIDEO: Reaching the Wabash

    Fairness holds no power over the Wabash River.
    The waterway floods where and when it pleases. Its speed and volume take no account of humans using it for recreation.

    March 9, 2014 3 Photos 1 Video

  • MET030714komen kalb.jpg VIDEO: Tasting their way to a cure

    People appeared to be in high spirits Friday inside the historic Indiana Theatre as they gathered for an evening of wine, food and conversation while supporting efforts to find a cure for breast cancer.

    March 7, 2014 3 Photos 1 Video

  • MET030514robotics robots.jpg VIDEO: Watch these robots play ball

    Drivers of remote-controlled robots will match skills, similar to those used in basketball and soccer, to score in the FIRST Robotics’ Crossroads Regional on the campus of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.

    March 7, 2014 1 Photo 1 Video

  • SPT120412ISUWBBmunn1.jpg VIDEO: Munn has made her mark on ISU women's program

    Anna Munn has been a dependable leader in the Indiana State women’s basketball program. Her leadership has helped coach Teri Moren build to back-to-back 10-or-more win seasons in the Missouri Valley the last two years.

    March 2, 2014 1 Photo 1 Video

  • MET030114swope shaffer.jpg VIDEO: Mardi Gras at the Swope

    Teresa Shaffer was handing out beads and masks at the Swope Art Museum's Mardi Gras celebration Saturday night. The event is an annual fundraiser for the downtown museum.

    March 1, 2014 2 Photos 1 Video

  • MET022814winterguard 2.jpg VIDEO: WInterguard

    West Vigo High School's team competed in the Northview Winter Guard Invitational Friday, Feb. 28. Some 80 teams will perform their routines between Friday evening and all day today.

    February 28, 2014 2 Photos 1 Video

  • SPT 021614 ABDUL-QAADIR.jpg VIDEO: Indiana State women looking to add to winning streak at home

    Indiana State looks to put a three-game winning streak together tonight against Loyola, who topped the Sycamores behind 30 points by senior forward Troy Hambric for one of the Ramblers’ nine wins this season.
    The Sycamores’ women’s basketball team stifled Missouri State last Friday and knocked off first-place Wichita State on Sunday for a pair of road wins last weekend. They'll look to build upon that momentum tonight at home.

    February 28, 2014 1 Photo 1 Video

  • Wilhelm_posterframe VIDEO: Wilhelm leads South swimmers into state finals

    Christian Wilhelm plans to compete in the distance freestyle when he gets to the University of Illinois-Chicago’s downtown campus.
    Wilhelm emerged as a state qualifier in the 500-yard freestyle and 200 freestyle as a junior for Terre Haute South. But his senior season took a different turn and he’s hoping to make a big splash in a new event.

    February 27, 2014 1 Photo 1 Video

  • MET022614beauty trusty.jpg VIDEO: Inner beauty

    Cheers and applause filled the room as 13 smiling women took center stage Wednesday night in Terre Haute to shine a spotlight on the unique beauty each person possesses — inside and out.

    February 27, 2014 4 Photos 1 Video

  • MET022514icerescue sign.jpg VIDEO: First responders train for ice rescues

    The phrase “skating on thin ice” refers to a risky situation, and with good reason. Falling through the thin ice of a frozen lake or pond can be the last thing a person does if a rescue is not quickly made.

    February 26, 2014 3 Photos 1 Video

  • Terry Eldredge with The Grascals 2-21-14 VIDEO: The Grascals have Wabash Valley’s toes tappin’

    Bluegrass fans came from all four corners of the Wabash Valley to see Nashville, Tenn.-based band The Grascals  — and its Vigo County-native member — in concert Friday night in Union Christian Church.
    Jo-Ann Jones of Clinton was “pew dancing” in front of the sold-out crowd.

    February 22, 2014 10 Photos 1 Video

  • MET022014drone church.jpg VIDEO: Eyes in the sky

    Downtown Terre Haute gets demonstration of Pocket Drone and GPS navigation software.

    February 21, 2014 4 Photos 1 Video

  • MET 021814 BEDWELL ROTARY.jpg Video: Navy veteran recounts tale of kayak trip

    Sharing his story is exciting for a Dugger man who made history by becoming the first blind solo kayaker to travel the entire length of the Grand Canyon.

    February 18, 2014 2 Photos 1 Video

  • MET021714spprak note.jpg Video: SPPRAK-ers spread message

    Six-year-old Sunny Santharam knows what kindness is.
    When his father Ram asked him the definition, Sunny quickly responded, “Be nice to everyone!”

    February 18, 2014 5 Photos 1 Video

  • MET021714sethboland.jpg Video: Full-time Eagle Scout

    Seth Boland poses with his Eagle Scout award at the stage extension he built in Ryves Youth Center at Etling Hall. Boland had the help of family, friends and fellow scouts, taking parts of three weekends to build the structure.

    February 17, 2014 2 Photos 1 Video

  • MET 021214 HRI 02KEARNS.jpg VIDEO: Conserving the Wabash River, Sugar Creek corridor

    More than 1,200 acres west of Turkey Run State Park along Sugar Creek will be open to the public in April, thanks to Indiana’s Healthy Rivers INitiative.

    February 15, 2014 3 Photos 1 Video

  • MET021314pethick gustafson.jpg VIDEO: ‘Notes on a River’ exhibit brings Wabash scenes to gallery

    The best views of the Wabash come with wet, muddy feet. Free flowing and untamed, the river’s banks often test human visitors. The Wabash looks its finest at water’s edge, where nature rules and man’s domain lies over the bank, out of sight. Nancy Nichols-Pethick set up her easel there, atop uneven stones, mossy dirt and marshy weeds.

    February 15, 2014 3 Photos 1 Video

  • MET021314cameras IRcamera.jpg VIDEO: Clay Schools to install district-wide video surveillance system

    Soon, Clay Community Schools Corp. will have a district-wide video surveillance system in place that will enable a few school officials — and eventually law enforcement — to monitor nearly 300 cameras at 15 facilities, should security issues arise.

    February 14, 2014 5 Photos 1 Video

  • TS video Mumps case_posterframe VIDEO: Vigo mumps case confirmed

    A Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology student has been diagnosed with mumps, and there are at least six other “probable cases” of mumps in Vigo County, according to the Vigo County Health Department.

    February 11, 2014 1 Photo 1 Video

  • MET100214igloo allen.jpg VIDEO: Rosedale igloo

    Keaton Allen checks one of the rooms in the snowy structure he and friends Noelanie Loomis, Gabe Whitford and Isaiah Bowman are building at the park in Rosedale.

    February 10, 2014 4 Photos 1 Video

  • MET 020714 HEINL LATH.jpg VIDEO: Broken heart

    Heinl’s Flower Shop will not be open for Valentine’s Day — or any future Valentine’s Day.
    After a devastating water pipe rupture resulted in substantial damage to the design area, show room and an upstairs apartment on Jan. 9, owner Vonda Monts has decided not to re-open as a floral shop..

    February 7, 2014 4 Photos 1 Video

  • MET020614 lincoln schlunt.jpg VIDEO: Traveling Lincoln exhibit at ISU

    A traveling exhibit that takes a closer look at Abraham Lincoln’s presidency during the Civil War has arrived in Terre Haute. “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War,” opened Thursday in Cunningham Memorial Library at Indiana State University. It will be on display through March 21.

    February 7, 2014 2 Photos 1 Video

  • MET013014 museum carney spiral.jpg VIDEO: Plans emerge for historic move from Sage House

    “We’re moving into the second life … of the historical museum,” said Marylee Hagan, executive director of the Vigo County Historical Society and Museum.

    February 1, 2014 3 Photos 1 Story 1 Video

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