TERRE HAUTE —
Taj Mahal, 1349 S. Third St. (3 Critical, 7 Non-Critical) Knives with food debris stored on knife racks, can opener with debris; cooked food items in walk-in cooler held more than 24 hours not date marked; employee drink stored in ice bin.
Fraternal Order of Eagles, 823 Poplar St. (2 Critical, 4 Non-Critical) Dirty baking pans, spatula, cutting board, knives left from night before; handwash sink observed dirty.
7th & Elm Bar & Grill, 729 N. Seventh St. (2 Critical, 3 Non-Critical) Cooked pasta, chili, soup not date marked; dirty pizza pans left from the night before.
Bob Evans Restaurant No. 58, 3023 S. Second St. (2 Critical) Open employee drinks observed on prep table at grill line; ice observed in handwash sink in waitress station.
Kentucky Fried Chicken, 4400 S. U.S. 41 (2 Critical). Mold on chute in ice machine; cooked side dishes in stacked aluminum pans not individually date marked.
Ballyhoo International, 900 Chestnut St. (1 Critical, 1 Non-Critical) Bar soda nozzle holders found with debris.
Circle K No. 2255, 1280 Lafayette Ave. (1 Critical, 1 Non-Critical) Handwash sink in storage area found dirty.
Riley Lions Club, 7880 Indiana 46 (1 Critical). Black debris found inside of ice machine.
Riley American Legion, 5600 Lama St. (2 Non-Critical)
Cackleberries, 303 S. Seventh St. (2 Non-Critical)
Brown’s Diner, 210 S. 91⁄2 St. (2 Non-Critical)
Ritter’s Frozen Custard, 2203 N. Lafayette Ave. (1 Non-Critical)
Dollar General, 1720 S. 25th St. (1 Non-Critical)
White Castle Systems Inc., 4340 S. U.S. 41 (1 Non-Critical)
Ambrosini’s, 1367 Wabash Ave. (1 Non-Critical)
Establishments with no violations
TC Wes Variety Store, 631 S. 14th St.
Sweet Escape Café, 8000 S. Education Drive
Riley Lion’s Den WCIEDD, 7880 Indiana 46
Dollar General No. 9482, 7205 S. Indiana 46
Franklin Elementary School, 1600 Dr. Iverson C. Bell Lane
Taco Bell, 3132 E. Wabash Ave.
Dreiser Square Community WCIEDD, Third and Washington streets
Maryvale Housing WCIEDD, 3461 St. Mary’s Road
Idle Creek Golf Course, 5353 Eldridge Road
Exit 7 Antiques, 3099 S. Sixth St.
Vigo Bowl, 210 S. 91⁄2 St.
TERRE HAUTE —
Swim by 7 program: Cool Pool School
Swim by 7 is a collaborative effort involving the United Way of the Wabash Valley and the Vigo County School Corp. As envisioned, all VCSC kindergarten students would participate in the learn-to-swim program once the new VCSC Aquatics Facility is constructed and ready for use at Voorhees Park.
Candidates file finance reports
The Democratic race for judge of Vigo County Superior Court Division 2 boasts the most fundraising of all campaigns for the May 6 primary election.
Mayor Duke Bennett leads community discussion on litter
Talking trash in the neighborhood can get down and dirty.
Public hears about grant to clean up E. coli in Otter Creek
Greg Dunham has known Otter Creek since his childhood. “I walked that creek. I lived in that creek and I was all the time fishing in it, so this was news to me” he said about the concern of Escherichia coli (E. coli) in the Otter Creek watershed.
Lilly to buy Novartis Animal Health
Eli Lilly and Co. plans to acquire Novartis Animal Health for about $5.4 billion, a move believed to strengthen and diversify Lilly’s own animal health business, Elanco.
Indiana State breaks ground for $4.3M riverside track and field facility
Indiana State University officials, community leaders and donors broke ground Monday on a new, $4.3 million track and field facility on the Wabash riverfront, along North First Street.
Panel approves new school benchmarks
A panel of Indiana business and education leaders were met with boos and jeers from attendees after they voted overwhelmingly Monday to support new math and English standards set to replace the Common Core in classrooms this fall.
Man to face several charges in Linton shooting death
A homicide northeast of Linton is being investigated by the Greene County Sheriff’s Department.
Board approves bond structure to fund central pool project
The Vigo County School Corp.’s $9.8 million aquatics center is “on schedule” and “the budget looks good,” Superintendent Dan Tanoos told the School Board on Monday.
Judge: Indiana hasn’t given good reason for same-sex marriage ban
A federal judge has said that attorneys defending Indiana’s gay marriage ban haven’t given a valid reason why the state should not recognize the out-of-state marriage of a lesbian couple, one of whom has a terminal illness.
Police: Death from natural causes for 2 bodies found in home
Death by natural causes has been ruled in the deaths of two people whose bodies were found Sunday evening inside their Pimento area home in southern Vigo County.
10 men, 1 woman added to Fire Dept. ranks
Eleven recruits joined the ranks of the Terre Haute Fire Department on Monday during a swearing-in ceremony at Terre Haute City Hall.
Mayor to host Earth Day event for children
Mayor Duke Bennett has partnered with Indiana State University and the Vigo County Public Library to invite children grades K-5 for an evening of hands-on, environmental learning at the City’s first Earth Day Extravaganza. The free event will be today, Earth Day, from 4 ot 6 p.m. at the library.
City to host Arbor Day award reception Wednesday
Terre Haute’s urban forester and Mayor Duke Bennett will host Terre Haute’s first Arbor Day Urban Forest Award reception at 6 p.m. Wednesday at The Ohio Building.
2 bodies found in Pimento home
Police were at the scene of a death investigation on Sunday in southern Vigo County.
“It’s a double death investigation,” Vigo County Chief Deputy Clark E. Cottom told the Tribune-Star at the scene.
BOSTON MARATHON: Not intimidated
One reason Mike Morris — and many runners can relate — has been a distance runner for 30 years is it’s restorative powers. Not to the body but to the mind.
Even when he was in grade school, it was obvious Justin Huxford was a special kid.
He was the first at Rio Grande Elementary School to walk 100 miles around the school grounds over the school year, one of just a handful of kids to meet the goal.
Answering the call
Static was the only thing on TV or radio. People were on their knees as they prayed. It was, as if for three whole days, the world stood still.
TH wins 8th Tree City USA ‘Growth’ award
Terre Haute was named a 2013 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management.
ISU hosts Ukraine panel today
In Ruth Fairbanks’ morning commute to work recently, she heard two news stories on the radio about Ukraine. Considering her drive-time is just five minutes, it demonstrates how unstable — and newsworthy — Eastern Europe is these days.
Their dream rises: Mother-daughter duo team up to expand eastside bakery
As she gently formed a round sourdough, Marta Shelton seemed to hold her dreams in the palm of her hands.
Church resurrected: Prairie Creek church that burned in the midst of a winter storm ready for rebirth
From the ashes of a devastating winter fire comes out a church reborn.
Vigo School Board to approve central pool bond resolution
On Monday, the Vigo County School Board will receive an update on a planned, $9.8 million aquatics center that will be built in Voorhees Park.
Inconsistent help: FEMA’s disaster decisions frustrate state, local leaders
Pamela Jackson thought she was lucky to escape harm as a tornado bore down on her neighborhood last November. She huddled in a bathroom with her two disabled sons, critically ill husband and six other family members as the twister blew out windows and tore the roof off her house. Hers was one of scores of homes and businesses in Howard County that were damaged or demolished by the storm.
A team of Vigo County high school students — and its robot — are gearing up to compete against 127 teams from throughout the world in an upcoming international robotics competition.
VCPL to install free ‘little libraries’
Coming soon to a neighborhood near you: A Little Free Library.
Flaws in new ed standards ‘too substantial’
A State Board of Education member formally requested Friday that an education panel abandon a proposed overhaul of Indiana’s education standards and instead recommend that the state’s previous benchmarks be reinstated in classrooms this fall.
A real page turner
Victory was sweet for the Franklin Elementary teammates, who won their first ever Battle of the Books competition Thursday at Meadows Elementary.
Rep. Bucshon leads discussion on minority care in Vigo County
The list of problems seems endless: Lack of health insurance, mental illness, cultural barriers and stigmas about routine medical check ups, to name only a few.
Vigo County students, educators recently made a 2-week trip to Terre Haute’s sister city of Tajimi
Six Vigo County high school students and two educators, including superintendent Dan Tanoos, recently returned from a two-week cultural exchange trip to Tajimi, Japan.
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