TERRE HAUTE —
Sept. 30-Oct. 4:
La Tienda de Maria, 5127 S. U.S. 41 (4 Critical, 5 Non-Critical) Observed several gnats in kitchen; observed two uncovered drinks on prep table in kitchen; cooked meat and rice not marked with date of consumption; various kinds of cheese, raw meat, chorizo and hot dogs in upright cooler found at 53 to 57 degrees; should be 41 degrees or less.
Steak N Shake No. 203, 2900 S. Third St. (4 Critical, 1 Non-Critical) Soda nozzles at waitress station found with brown debris; shake machine not being cleaned every four hours; no sanitizer measured in dishwasher; fruit flies observed in dining room, drying rack, waitress station, at mop sink and by dishwasher.
McDonald’s, 222 S. Third St. (2 Critical, 5 Non-Critical) No sanitizer dispensing in automatic dishwasher; beverage found poured out in handwash sink.
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store No. 156, 429 Margaret Drive (1 Critical, 3 Non-Critical) Scoops, plastic storage containers and mounted can opener found with debris.
Jiffy Mini Mart No. 582, 1560 N. 25th St. (1 Critical, 3 Non-Critical) Soda fountain nozzles found with black debris.
Hardee’s No. 2, 200 N. Third St. (2 Non-Critical)
West Vigo Elementary, 500 Olive St. (2 Non-Critical)
Fox Grocery, 6869 N. Clinton St. (1 Non-Critical)
Dollar General, 4540 S. Indiana 63 (1 Non-Critical)
Casey’s General Store, 819 W. National Ave. (1 Non-Critical)
Walmart, 5555 S. U.S. 41 (1 Non-Critical)
Establishments with no violations:
West Vigo Middle and High School, 4750 W. Sarah Myers
Sugar Creek Consolidated Elementary School, 4226 W. Old U.S. 40
Sonic Drive-In, 2149 S. Indiana 46
Fayette Elementary School, 9400 Beech St.
McDonald’s, 222 S. Third St. (1 Critical, 3 Non-Critical) No sanitizer dispensing in dishwasher.
McDonald’s, 222 S. Third St. (No violations)
La Tienda de Maria, 5127 S. U.S. 41 (No violations)
Approved to Operate at the Carnival on the Wabash:
Yum Yum Shoppe (No violations)
Lemonade Shake Up Cart (No violations)
Cones & Floats (No violations)
Rodgers French Fries (No violations)
Approved to Operate at Pioneer Days at Fowler Park:
Country Time Foods (No violations)
The Roving Kitchen (No violations)
Cider Mill Farm (No violations)
Boy Scouts of America Troop 339 (No violations)
Bren Den Enterprises (No violations)
TERRE HAUTE —
Sept. 30-Oct. 4:
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.
Zoning Appeals Board grants alley variance for ISU downtown housing building
A unanimous vote from the Terre Haute Board of Zoning Appeals on Wednesday cleared the way for foundation work to start on the construction of a new five-story building to house Indiana State University students, a restaurant and retail shops at 500 Wabash Ave.
Courthouse polling closed for weekend
An absentee polling site at the Vigo County Courthouse is scheduled to be closed Friday and Saturday.
Airport Board frustrated over moving of power lines
Terre Haute International Airport officials are working on a power line project that could cost hundreds of thousands of dollars, but they seem to have their lines tangled with a utility company.
Second deputy charged in Putnam probe
A Putnam County reserve deputy has been indicted on federal charges of public corruption in connection with an investigation of another deputy.
April cold snap not expected to have big impact on fruit, flower crops
It may be spring, but this morning’s forecast temperatures in the mid to upper 20s will bring chilly memories of a harsh winter.
City Council tables graffiti, financial consultant items
The Terre Haute City Council voted to table two of the larger items on its agenda Tuesday night in City Hall.
Expanded 911 system available in Vigo County
An expanded 911 emergency alert system is now available in Vigo County, public safety officials have announced.
181st Airmen undergoing training, evaluation
Airmen from the 181st Intelligence Wing of the Indiana Air National Guard are being evaluated on disaster first response skills this week at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center in Butlerville.
Educators: Indiana's new academic standards similar to old
Indiana’s proposed new academic standards have much overlap with the Common Core State Standards, says a Vigo County School Corp. administrator.
Funding glitch delaying North 6th Street drainage project
Lack of funding will delay the second phase of a drainage project along North Sixth Street at Eighth Avenue.
South Vigo, four other Wabash Valley schools get Four Star status
Three Wabash Valley high schools and two local elementary schools are among Indiana’s Four Star schools for 2012-13, Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz announced Tuesday.
A side of casual
Care for some waffles with your chicken? If you answered “yes,” then J. Ford’s Black Angus is for you.
Mailbox by midnight?
Forget going to a mailbox before midnight. A record number of U.S. residents are expected to file tax returns electronically to meet today’s tax deadline.
Marcie Brock knows what it’s like to be a small child in a hospital bed, facing huge medical challenges.
Tax break: Businesses offering freebies
Tax day is here.
Mo-ped driver airlifted to Indy hospital
A Terre Haute man who had been driving a mo-ped was airlifted to an Indianapolis hospital Monday morning after a 6:30 a.m. collision at Lafayette Avenue and Seventh Street.
Police arrest TH man on suspicion of rape
A Terre Haute man has been arrested on suspicion of a rape that reportedly occurred earlier this month at a southside residence.
Backyard fire claims Terre Haute man’s life
A Terre Haute man has died after being burned near a backyard fire pit on Friday night. The man’s name has not been released.
Students bring bike/jogging park idea to board
The Terre Haute Board of Public Works and Safety on Monday got a glimpse at an idea for a natural-terrain mountain bike, hiking and jogging park on Terre Haute’s east side.
Judicial candidates to meet, greet
The Wabash Activity Center is hosting all three candidates vying for judge of Vigo Superior Court 2 for a meet-and-greet, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the center, 300 S. Fifth St., Terre Haute.
Going purple: ‘Honoring those who are still fighting’ against cancer
Every stroke of paint that touched the roadway had a profound meaning to a small group of painters on Sunday.
Morels: Foragers can now go off-trail
Rain that pounded Brown County State Park in early April dampened the number of hikers and mountain bikers in Indiana’s largest state park, but foragers of the property’s 15,000 acres of forest welcomed the weather.
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