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Union HospitalDarci Renae and Alan Michael Clark, Terre Haute, boy, March 15.Mikayla Lashay Martin, Terre Haute, and Christopher Michael Miller, boy, March 15.Jessica Lynn Wright, West Union, Illinois, and Heath Levi Ray, boy, March 15.Christina Lynn

Dianne Frances de Guzman Powell, an accomplished writer, editor, and promoter of higher education, joins Indiana State University today as associate director of University Communication. Powell previously worked in a similar position at Saint Mary-of

Indiana resident Brock Phillips is a “Paramedic of Property Damage” now serving the Wabash Valley at his PuroClean franchise in Terre Haute.Phillips will lead a team of highly trained technicians to help home and business owners with water, fire, mol

Terre Haute native Kaleigh All recently joined RJL Solutions as operations manager. She will work alongside the Advocacy, Strategic Communications, Business Development and Grants Development departments.

Indiana State Police trooper Michael Organ of Parke County was recently promoted to the position of sergeant. Sgt. Organ will serve as a crime scene investigator at the Putnamville State Police Post. His new responsibilities include assisting crimina

Many of us are homebound now and looking for something new to do. But to many people who more recently started their quest to discover their family history, something old can be something new. In 1997 the first national television series that dealt w

It wasn’t the first Century run for Terre Haute cyclist, Fred Probst. Although eleven years had past since his 60th birthday race, Probst wasn’t going to let his fans down. It was July 1, 1917, and 71-year-old Probst was about to accept the Old Cycli

Greetings fellow bridge enthusiasts of the Wabash Valley. Happy to report that locally the state of the game is strong.

Lincoln Trail College at Robinson, Illinois recognized Crawford County’s young artists at the Celebrate Art! Event on March 5. The annual event invites high school artists to submit their work for a competition and also brings the artists to the college to hear from a professional artist.

Horizon Health is offering $6,000 in scholarships to students to further their education in the medical field. Available scholarships are as follows:The Paris Community Hospital Volunteers are offering $3,000 in scholarships for the 2020-2021 school

To help increase awareness and create broader understanding around the daily challenges faced by someone with sensory impairments, Home Instead Senior Care is unveiling “Aging SensesSM”, a free program offering a wealth of resources and tools to the community, including an online sensory loss simulation and instructions on how to create an at-home Aging Senses Kit.

Illinois Congressman John Shimkus has issued a call for high school artists to showcase their talent by entering the 2020 Congressional Art Competition. The contest is open to high school students in the 15th Congressional District of Illinois. Entries are due by May 4.

Raghav Bakshi at Honey Creek Middle School recently scored very well and qualified for the Geography Bee which was scheduled to take place in March at Indianapolis.IIILakeview College of Nursing at Danville, Illinois recently recognized students who

Reserved youth turkey hunts offered by the Indiana DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife will occur April 18 and 19. Youth hunters who are under age 18 on the day of the hunt can register now through March 27.

Sweet Cassidy is just shy of 9 months of age. She is a wonderful Golden Retriever mix. We have not had her very long, but she seems to be housebroken and she is getting along great with other dogs.

Union HospitalShanteal Breana Shawdae Walton, Terre Haute, and Cody Wayne Cown, boy, March 8.Alexis Maelynn Brockett, Clinton, and Andrew Lewis Scott Stultz, girl, March 9.Jazman Irene and Walter Wayne Dale Douglas, West Terre Haute, girl, March 9.Ki

Union HospitalShaylah Tegan Anderson, Clinton, and Timothy Michael Wilbanks, boy, March 1.Aaron Michelle Young, Brazil, and Shannon Paul Wetnight, girl, March 1.Brandi Marie Church, Clinton, and Joel Andrew Avila, boy, March 2.Gwendolyn Anne and Matt

Thor is a 2-year-old Catahoula Leopard Cur mix taken in on Feb. 7 with Silver. Friendly, bouncy and energetic, this fella's ready to rock and roll. As bold as his name implies, Thor is strong and could use some work on his greeting, i.e. not jumping on people.

The pursuit of entertainment from vaudeville and silent films to modern movies has long been an American pastime. In the early 1900s Terre Haute was blessed with numerous theatres, one of which was the Hippodrome. In front of the theatre in the “Main

In order to support efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19, on Monday the Terre Haute Bridge Club canceled all of its scheduled games for the remainder of March.

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Health Connection of Pace Community Action Agency, Inc. is offering free testing as needed for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, iron, urine (urinalysis), human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), pap testing, pregnancy testing, syphilis, and other infection testing i

Regular readers know that James Madison, born last week (March 16) in 1751, is my favorite Founding Father, and easily the most underrated of those visionaries who created our government and nation. He was chiefly responsible for creating both the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, although he originally opposed the latter, thinking it unnecessary because the national government the Constitution created had only had those powers given to it by the Constitution.

Heraldic devices arose in Europe in the 12th century. The most popular theory of their origin is that they were outgrowths of the feudal system that was begun by William the Conqueror in 1066. Under this system, “knights” who owed allegiance to the l

The National Association of Social Workers – Indiana Chapter was joined by the Indiana State University Department of Social Work, Hamilton Center, Inc., and several community organizations to celebrate Social Work Month in March by recognizing indiv


Due to Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s order for all Illinois citizens to “shelter at home” and the Illinois Heartland Library System’s recommendation that all state libraries cease operations, Marshall Public Library in Marshall, Ill., will be closed until further notice. The library will continue to provide e-resources and up-to-date information concerning the coronavirus via Facebook and at

Union HospitalAmanda Leeann and Joseph Thomas Cahill, Terre Haute, boy, Feb. 23.Holly Nicole Pitts, Terre Haute, and Christopher Dawayne Pearcy, girl, Feb. 23.Whitney Renae and Robert Adam Beck, Terre Haute, boy, Feb. 24.Brittany Nicole Mack, Clay Ci

In an effort to manage the evolving impact of Coronavirus/COVID-19, Denny’s restaurants in Indiana will offer carryout and delivery only in order to limit the spread of COVID-19. All delivery fees will be waived until April 12. For both carryout and

Regional HospitalJessica Jo and Stormy Lee Calvin Napier, Annapolis, Illinois, boy, Jan. 13.Lyndsey Marie and Steven Anthony Boys, Terre Haute, boy, Jan. 21.Stephanie Erin and Warren David Rawley, Brazil, girl, Jan. 21.Janell Maranda Grace Hilgendorf

Note: Some of the senior citizens dining sites offered in Vigo, Clay, Parke, Vermillion, Sullivan and Putnam counties could be closed. For dining site locations still open, call Mid-Land Meals at 765-477-7189 or 800-466-7189. Also note that menus are subject to change.

Social Security offers retirement, disability and survivors benefits. Medicare provides health insurance. Because these services are often related, you may not know which agency to contact for help. The list below can help you quickly figure out where to go. Please share this list with family and friends.


Today First Financial Bank is temporarily suspending services in all lobbies of its 81 banking centers. Bank branches are taking in-person meetings by appointment and asking customers to use drive-up windows, automated teller machines and online banking services.