Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, on June 18 presented Terre Haute's William Howard Cain with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Cain celebrates many years' experienc

The 79th Megenhardt family reunion is scheduled Aug. 25 at the pavilion in Forest Park at Brazil. The carry-in dinner will begin at 1 p.m. Beverages will be furnished.IIIThe Greenwell family reunion will begin at 1 p.m. Sept. 9 at the Persimmon Shelt

The Edington family reunion is scheduled Aug. 18 in Emmanuel United Methodist Church in West Terre Haute.

A native of Massachusetts, Horatio Keyes located in Vigo County in 1857 to establish a carriage shop on the west side of Courthouse Square in Terre Haute.Horatio was a native of Leaminster, Mass., but reared in North Adams, Mass., where he met and ma

A Purdue Cooperative Extension Service program titled “How Solar Power Works & Its Use in Homes” will be offered 5 to 6 p.m. on Thursday in the Vigo County Public Library at Seventh and Poplar streets.

The famous Woodstock Music Festival, which began 50 years ago last week (Aug. 15) in 1969, featured many prominent musicians, including Jefferson Airplane, The Who, Joe Cocker, Janis Joplin, Santana and Jimi Hendrix, but the most galvanizing performance was when Country Joe and the Fish, a band led by Country Joe McDonald, performed their anti-Vietnam War song “I-Feel-Like-I’m-Fixin’-to-Die Rag.”

Bo, 6 years old, is a Blue Tick Coonhound taken in as a stray on July 19. Super smart and very sweet, this handsome guy is well mannered, walks great on a lead when not on a scent, and knows sit and stay.

Browsing through the Bindley Pharmacy exhibit in the Education and Research Center at the Vigo County Historical Museum, I was immediately intrigued by a box labeled “Hires Ginger Beer Extract.” Beer in the pharmacy? As I ever so gingerly pulled out

When searching for an ancestor on FamilySearch.org you will sometimes encounter a match to a database called the IGI, short for International Genealogical Index. This is a very old record group; in fact, information on it predates the Internet and so

Editor’s note: Send news of social, fraternal and philanthropic organizations to Groups and Gatherings, Tribune-Star, P.O. Box 149, Terre Haute, IN 47808; community@tribstar.com (email); or 812-231-4321 (fax). List time, date, address and nature of event or meeting. Please include a contact name and phone number. Items must be received 10 days before publication.

Make plans now to play in Terre Haute’s own Banks-of-the-Wabash Sectional Tournament, Sept. 6 through 8. Games start at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 6; 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Sept. 7; and 10:30 a.m. Sept. 8. Lunch will be served Sept. 7 and 8.

On Aug. 7, an elite group of 4-H exhibitors finished as Grand and Reserve Grand Champions during the 2019 Indiana State Fair Grand Drive presented by Farm Credit Mid-America. Staged in the Indiana Farmers Coliseum, 4-H members showed livestock of var

Union HospitalHeather Danielle Burger and D’Mario Joseph Bass, girl, July 21.Hillary Marie Frazier, girl, July 21.Miranda Renee and Matthew Alan Lawson, girl, July 21.Desiree Nicole and Dustin Michael Mattingly, boy, July 21.Gracie Ann Minnick, Brazi

Senior citizens dining sites are offered in Vigo, Clay, Parke, Vermillion, Sullivan and Putnam counties. For dining site locations, call Mid-Land Meals at 765-477-7189 or 800-466-7189. Note: Menus are subject to change.

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Social Security turns 84 this year. With more than eight decades of service, we’ve provided benefits to one of the most diverse populations in history. Regardless of background, we cover retirees, wounded warriors, chronically ill children, and people who have lost loved ones.

Send karaoke listings to ’BASH, Tribune-Star, P.O. Box 149, Terre Haute, IN 47808; community@tribstar.com (email); or 812-231-4321 (fax). Please list the time, date and place and notify the Tribune-Star of cancellations. Please include a contact name and telephone number. Events not open to the public will not be listed. Items must be received by the Tribune-Star by noon Thursday for publication the following Thursday. All listings below are subject to last-minute changes.

Dance lessons this week in the Wabash Valley

Horror icon and heavy metal mastermind Rob Zombie is unleashing “3 From Hell” on big screens across the U.S. as a follow-up to “House of 1,000 Corpses” and “The Devil’s Rejects,” and the latest installment in the blood-soaked Firefly family trilogy.N

The Indiana State University Masterworks Chorale, a large choral ensemble of students, faculty and local community members dedicated to the study and performance of major choral works, is looking for singers for the fall 2019 semester. The first rehearsal is scheduled 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 26 in Room 150 of Landini Center for Performing and Fine Arts, on the ISU campus at Seventh and Chestnut streets.

Evening entertainment at venues throughout the Wabash Valley and bi-state area.

The Martinsville Fall Festival will run concurrent with the Clark County 4-H BBQ on Sept. 7 at Linn Park, one block east of downtown Martinsville, Illinois. Activities for all ages include the Fall Festival Market of handcrafted and re-purposed items.

Terre Haute German Oberlandler Club invites the community to its 47th Oktoberfest on Sept. 13 and 14 in the parking lot at The Meadows shopping Center, 25th and Poplar streets.

First Financial Bank has welcomed Sean Newman as a mortgage loan originator, serving homebuyers in Sullivan and surrounding counties. He works from his office in the bank at 15 South Main St. in Sullivan.A lifelong resident of Terre Haute, Newman gra

Tinian Island is located just 1,500 miles from mainland Japan, which, during World War II, made it an ideal launching pad for American B-29 Superfortress bombers against Japan. Therefore, after American forces captured Tinian in August of 1944, the U

The Pocket-City Sectional Bridge Tournament took place July 19-21 in Evansville. Several players from The Terre Haute Bridge Club won silver masterpoints for their excellent play in the event.

Editor’s note: Send news of social, fraternal and philanthropic organizations to Groups and Gatherings, Tribune-Star, P.O. Box 149, Terre Haute, IN 47808; community@tribstar.com (email); or 812-231-4321 (fax). List time, date, address and nature of event or meeting. Please include a contact name and phone number. Items must be received 10 days before publication.

Sabbath, 5 years old, was taken in by Clay County Humane Shelter on April 18 after being abandoned by the owner. He came in with his apparent brother, Fluffy, and another kitty, Tippy.

This Week's Circulars

Stephanie Ann Kimball, 59, of Terre Haute, formerly of Paris, Illinois, died August 17, 2019, at her residence. Visitation 4 to 6 p.m. CDT Thursday at Templeton Funeral Home, Paris. Memorials to Heart to Heart Hospice or charity of your choice.