TERRE HAUTE —
Real Hacienda, 2141 S. Indiana 46 (4 Critical, 7 Non-Critical) Raw chicken, shrimp, beef, sour cream and shredded cheese found at 48 to 66 degrees, when they should be 41 degrees or less; ground beef and beans found at 98 to 102 degrees, when they should be 135 degrees or above; spray bottles not labeled; table-mounted can opener and food dicer found with debris.
Crazy Buffett, 4676 S. U.S. 41 (3 Critical, 1 Non-Critical) Raw foods stored over cooked foods in coolers (corrected); condensation from refrigerator unit dripping into food in walk-in cooler (discarded); roaches observed in back store room.
Cajun Café, 3401 S. U.S. 41 A-12 (3 Critical) Cooked noodles, rice, potatoes and eggrolls in walk-in cooler not date-marked; employee washed thermometer in handwash sink; food on steam table 112 to 124 degrees; should be 135 degrees or above.
Hardee’s, 3381 S. U.S. 41 S (2 Critical, 2 Non-Critical) Sliced cheese incorrectly time marked; certified food handler expired.
Wolfe’s Terre Haute Auto Auction, 1717 E. Margaret Drive (2 Critical, 1 Non-Critical) Sour cream, shredded cheese and subs found at 50 to 61 degrees, when they should be 41 degrees or less; hamburgers, grilled chicken, chicken tenders and mushrooms found at 108 to 130 degrees, when they should be at least 135 degrees or above.
T’s Lounge, 1612 S. Seventh St. (1 Critical, 2 Non-Critical) Standing water and debris in soda nozzle holders.
Buffalo Wild Wings Bar & Grill, 3718 S. U.S. 41 (1 Critical, 2 Non-Critical) Vegetable dicer found with old food debris and stored on clean utensil rack.
Cheeseburger in Paradise, 3830 S. U.S. 41 (2 Non-Critical)
Arby’s No. 970, 3670 S. U.S. 41 (2 Non-Critical)
Biryani Bowl LLC DBA Persis, 2309 S. Third St. (1 Non-Critical)
CVS Pharmacy No. 8650, 2440 Wabash Ave. (1 Non-Critical)
with no violations:
Fox Canteen & Vending, 1219 N. Fruitridge Ave.
Anthony Square Apartments, 400 College Ave.
Holiday Inn Express, 2645 S. Joe Fox St.
Super K-Mart No. 4913, 4651 S. U.S. 41
AMC Showplace Theatres Inc., 3131 S. Third Place
Real Hacienda, 2141 S. Indiana 46 (2 Critical, 1 Non-Critical)
McDonald’s, 222 S. Third St. (No violations)
Pizza Hut of Terre Haute, 2400 S. Third St.
TERRE HAUTE —
Area Plan proposes change to city building code
The Vigo County Area Plan Commission on Wednesday voted to recommend a proposed amendment to the Terre Haute City Code to clarify requirements for new buildings that would be built in downtown Terre Haute in the future.
Indiana mayors will fight to keep business tax
Mayors from across Indiana are gearing up for a fight to preserve a state business tax that produces nearly $1 billion in annual revenue for local governments, libraries and schools.
Republican leaders in the Statehouse say getting rid of the business personal property tax would lure manufacturers and other big job-creators to the state. But a chorus of mayors say the loss of revenue would hit communities already struggling with the impact of state-imposed property tax caps.
White wonder: Snow ‘just adds to atmosphere’ of Miracle on 7th Street
Snow showers are expected to blanket downtown Terre Haute on Friday – just in time for the holiday wonder of Miracle on 7th Street.
SMWC names sports complex after late Sister
The new Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Sports and Recreation Center will be named after the late Sister Jeanne Knoerle, the college’s 12th president.
Two Sullivan County school districts to get $1 million
Northeast and Southwest Sullivan school districts each will receive more than $1 million as part of a settlement in a federal securities fraud lawsuit.
State agency opposes limited unemployment benefits plan
A coalition of business and labor groups want Indiana legislators to expand unemployment benefits to partially furloughed workers, but the proposal faces opposition from the state agency that would implement it.
Buskirk pleads guilty for role in teen’s murder
A Greene County man appeared in court Tuesday morning to admit his involvement in the murder of a Linton teenager last summer.
Driver injured after swerving to avoid deer
A Jasonville man was injured in an early Tuesday crash south of Riley.
City man who led police on chase still loose
Authorities are still looking for a man who led police on a lengthy chase across the city Monday afternoon.
Bikes for Tykes needs donation
The Exchange Club of Terre Haute’s 16th annual Bikes for Tykes fundraiser needs donations to assist in providing bikes and helmets to Wabash Valley children.
I-70 westbound open again following evening crash
Interstate 70 west-bound, after being closed Tuesday due to an accident in Putnam County, opened again to traffic at about 7:30 p.m.
Ley sentenced to 12 years for 2012 death of motorcyclist
“It’s very hard to find what justice should be,” said Vigo County Judge Michael Rader after listening to two hours of emotional testimony Monday in the case of Travis Ley, a Terre Haute man convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs and causing the death of one young man and serious injuries to another.
Christmas lights set park aglow
Snoopy is ready to fight the Red Baron, and singing snowmen are playing hits by The Rolling Stones at this year’s Christmas in the Park in Deming Park.
As neighborhood changes, so does grocery
Locust Street IGA, a long-standing neighborhood grocery, will soon undergo a transformation into a low-cost grocery named “Locust Cost +10%.”
RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS: Dec. 3, 2013
Union High School to close
The Northeast Sullivan School Board voted 3 to 2 on Monday night to close Union Junior/Senior High School and Dugger Elementary at the end of the current school year and to move forward with a reorganization plan.
NESC Board votes to close Union HS, Dugger Elementary
The Northeast Sullivan School Board voted 3 to 2 Monday to close Union Junior/Senior High School and Dugger Elementary, effective at the end of the current school year, and to move forward with a reorganization plan for the school district.
Man sentenced to 12 years in fatal drunken driving case
After listening to emotional testimony from the family of Leylahnd Owens, a motorcyclist who died in a crash with a drunk driver, a judge has issued Travis Ley a 17-year sentence.
Remembering: After crash, boy’s organs gave life to others
With a brush in hand, a 13-year-old boy on Sunday looked intently at the image of a friend he lost two years ago.
Cancer Awareness: Celebration for survivors, patients, families
For 20 years, one annual holiday event has been celebrating life and bringing hope to those affected by cancer in the Wabash Valley.
MARRIAGE EQUALITY: Cheneys’ feud hits Indiana
Oh, it’s on.
If there was any doubt that the coming fight over the same-sex marriage ban amendment in Indiana was going to be elevated to the national level, it’s gone.
Common Core: GOP: Scrap education standards
The Republican leaders of the General Assembly want Indiana to scrap the Common Core education standards and have the state adopt its own guidelines to prepare students for college and careers, a report Sunday said.
Dresser: A town disappearing
If all goes according to plan, the village of Dresser, a small, unincorporated town between Terre Haute and West Terre Haute on the Wabash River, will someday be replaced by a park or a nature preserve.
3 in their 30s
A trio of 30-somethings is putting into action its collective vision for Vigo County parks.
Christmas tree sales take root
Sales of Christmas trees have gotten off to a festive start for two local cut-your-own businesses.
After Christmas, trees should be recycled
They’re pretty and green and smell great in the home.
Never too cold: 21st annual Brazil Christmas Parade
Think of a parade and you probably imagine a warm day with lots of floats, candy, music and crowds. You probably don’t think of hot chocolate, heavy coats and nighttime.
BLACK FRIDAY: Shoppers return for more
Lots of picked-over gift items bearing Indianapolis Colts horseshoes or St. Louis Cardinals emblems were still sitting on the shelves of Terre Haute retail shops late Friday as the dust from a record-long Black Friday began to settle.
THE BLUE VAN PROJECT: Film series highlights public service
Inspiring people to volunteer in their own communities is the goal of The Blue Van Project, which offers online testimonials about the good things that good people do for others.
The prelude to Black Friday
There’s always been a Thanksgiving meal, but now, there’s also Thanksgiving shopping.
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