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Amanda Williams has been named principal of Parke Heritage Middle School for the 2021-22 school year. She replaces Scott Schulz who will return to the classroom. Williams has been working at Southmont Junior High since 2017 where she has been the Dea

Do you think you may be ready to retire and want to apply for Social Security benefits? We’re here to help you make an informed decision about when to apply for benefits based on your individual and family circumstances.Would it be better for you to

Stargaze at the darkest public night sky in Indiana on Aug. 14 inside Shades State Park at 7751 S. 890 W. Waveland. The park will host a Perseid meteor shower star party from 10 p.m. to midnight with telescopes provided by the Wabash Valley Astronomical Society.

CPS Energy at San Antonio in early June announced the promotion of Terre Haute native Fred Bonewell to Chief Operations Officer. Most recently Bonewell served as CPS Energy’s Chief Security, Safety, & Gas Solutions Officer, where he oversaw all of CP

Horizon Health at Paris, Illinois, announces the addition of a full-time cardiologist who will develop and lead its cardiology program.Dr. Ron Oren has been a cardiologist for 28 years. He has worked at various locations throughout the Midwest, inclu

Community events offered Aug. 2 and 3 throughout the Wabash Valley.

Real Hacienda, 2141 S. Indiana 46, (2 Critical, 1 Non-Critical). Observed an abundance of gnats in bar area around sink, bar soda nozzles and throughout kitchen area. Soda nozzle gun and holder observed with pink debris, ice machine in back of kitche

Art lovers with a desire to re-charge their creativity are invited to Aug. 4 and 5 sessions of Art and Soul Creation Guild, sponsored by the Sisters of Providence of St. Mary-of-the-Woods.

Editor’s note: This genealogy column ran in the Nov. 30, 2014, issue of the Tribune-Star.The Palatines of southwest Germany had immigrated to New York colony in 1710. They believed they were going to be given 40 acres of farmland immediately after ar

The West Union District Library will have its annual Ice Cream Social with Pork Burger Drive-Thru from 5 to 7 p.m. CDT today, July 31, in the York Lodge at Union and Walnut streets in West Union, Illinois. There also will be cookie, chips and water p

Hard-to-find or out-of-print novels could be the next big score at the summer used book sale by the Sisters of Providence at St. Mary-of-the-Woods. The annual event – sponsored by Linden Leaf Gifts – continues through Aug. 9. Times are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily in The Foley Room at Providence Spirituality & Conference Center.

Author Marjorie Hopkins of Brazil has recently published two young adult fiction books and will have a book signing from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 4, in Lynn's Olde Fashioned Soda Fountain Shoppe at Lynn's Pharmacy, 22 W. National Ave., Brazil.

Children’s Theatre of Terre Haute Inc. is saying “Hakuna Matata” — "no worries" in Swahili — after being shut down a couple of hours prior to opening in March 2020. Post COVID-19 pandemic, cast members and crew are thrilled to be back to present "Disney’s Lion King Jr." And fortunately, most of the original cast is returning to present the much-loved story of Simba and the animals of the Pridelands. Showtimes are 7 p.m. Aug. 6 and 3 p.m. Aug. 7 and 8 in Woodrow Wilson Middle School, 301 S. 25th St., where ample seating will allow the audience to space themselves.

Pet Friendly Services of Indiana in Indianapolis is partnering with Public Vet to provide financial assistance to area individuals wishing to spay/neuter their cats. Surgeries offered at low-cost spay/neuter clinics in Vigo and Vermillion/Parke counties will be provided by appointment only.

Terre Haute students in the graduating class of 2021 at Indiana Connections Academy in Indianapolis, a tuition-free full-time public virtual school, include Matthew Carden, Michael Carden, Destiny Fish, Veronica Harris, Jackson Herndon, Abigail Morge

Hamilton Center, Inc. recently honored Mark McAnally at the Employee Kickoff earlier this month. Mr. McAnally serves as the Infection Control and Employee Health Nurse for Hamilton Center as well as the chair of the COVID-19 committee. His passion an

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Seelymart, 9681 E US Hwy 40-(2 Critical, 1 Non-Critical) Found cups and cans on hand wash sink. Found fountain nozzles and ice machine with built up debris.Country Club Snack Bar, 57 Allendale DrMeijer Store #285, 5600 E Margaret Dr-(1 Critical) Foun

Pace Community Action Agency’s Head Start and Early Head Start programs in Sullivan and Greene counties have received funding through the Biden-Harris Administration’s American Rescue Plan. The funds support the return to fully operational, in-person Head Start services for the children under age 5 most impacted by inequities exposed by the pandemic. It is now recruiting Wabash Valley children and families for fall enrollment.

The fourth annual Back-to-School Bash, including a backpack and school supply giveaway, is scheduled 2 to 6 p.m. July 31 at host venue Highland Church, 2400 Silvan Road in West Terre Haute.

Parke County Salon 806 of the La Boutique des Huit Chapeaux et Quarante Femmes (Eight Hats and Forty Women Shop) recently announced that Kimberly A. (Walker) Estes, daughter of Mickey and Ruby I. Walker of Rosedale, has been elected as Departemental d`Indiana Chapeau for the incoming year 2021-22.

On Sunday, the Brazil Concert Band will present “New York, New York” at 8 p.m., rain or shine, in Forest Park at Brazil.The BCB will perform under the direction of Matthew S. Huber.This week the Girl Scouts will sell pulled chicken sandwiches at the

The Terre Haute Bridge Center completed a very successful week of action, highlighted by the success of the Monday evening “Fun Bridge” group for beginning and less-experienced players. Competition ended with a tie for first place North/South between Thomas Siefert and Mary Lynn Siefert and the team of Jan Harmening and Lou Harmening. East/West winner Norma Beymer and Phyllis White with Charles Bryan Jr. and James Buffington runners up.

The Palatinate is a region located in southwestern Germany that is the source of most of the earliest German immigrants to America. German immigration to North America began as early as the 1670s. These first immigrants were from rural areas – mainly farmers and craftsmen, poor, and not well educated. They traveled together in groups of related families and neighbors from particular towns. This story is about the migration of Palatines in 1709-10 to the Hudson River area of New York.

Regional HospitalAlathia Bowden and Carter Evan Lycan, boy, June 28.Fawniece Washington, boy, June 29.Brittany Winter, girl, July 1.Maegan and Ryan Scott Dixon, boy, July 9.Brooklyn and Braxton Ross Griffith, boy, July 10.Lynnzy Dean-Tidd and Dale Bl

Dylan Shannon is a new employee for Purdue Extension as a Vigo County Youth Educator for 4-H programs. Shannon graduated from Indiana State in 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in athletic training and a minor in massage therapy. Following graduation, sh

The Midnight River Run, presented by Riddell National Bank, starts at 10:50 p.m. with the one-mile run/walk and the 5k run/walk starts at 11:15 p.m on July 30 at Fairbanks Park.

A “Field of Dreams” experience at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods softball complex will help support the Terre Haute Children’s Museum and STEM education for Wabash Valley children.A casual dress code, cold beverages, rounding the b

The Casey KOA has recently become a KOA Journey, one of three descriptive brands created to help campers select the right campground for their camping needs.They do it big in Casey. Home of the world’s largest wind chime, golf tee, knitting needles,

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