Megan Ramer, of Terre Haute, was named to College of Coastal Georgia’s President’s List for academic achievement for spring 2019. To be named to the President’s List, a student must be enrolled in at least 12 hours of course work and achieve a grade-

The Riverton Parke Agriculture Department received $25,000 through the America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education Grant sponsored by the Bayer Fund. A check presentation took place Sept. 27 during halftime of the varsity home football game with agriculture and FFA students, agriculture teachers, and local nominating farmers in attendance.

The first week of school, several students attended the Drum Corps International World Championships in Indianapolis at Lucas Oil Stadium. The students performed with the INPact Band along with 500 other middle school students at the opening ceremony

Awhile back I wrote a column explaining why I write this column, which (besides it being my living) is because I consider an understanding of our past, both the bad and good, crucial to shaping our future.

I have yet to figure out how artifacts appear on my desk here at the Vigo County Historical Museum. Regardless, they find their way to my office and never disappoint me with the stories that they have to tell! For some time now, this week’s Historical Treasure has been waiting patiently on my desk for its turn in the limelight. I was planning to use it in one of the upcoming Coffee with the Curator programs, and I just couldn’t wait any longer.

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Community events offered this week throughout the Wabash Valley.

Excitement accompanied the change of seasons at the Terre Haute Bridge Club. There was no bad luck on September’s Friday the 13th when Milt Van Reed and Joanna Hebermehl played in the East Peoria Open Sectionals. The pair took first place in the afternoon pairs game.

Mikey, a Lab mix, is one of Cleo's three surviving puppies. These babies were born June 6 in foster care, three days after their momma (less than a year old herself) was found tied to a telephone pole with another dog.

First Congregational Church of Terre Haute cordially invites the community to celebrate with it as it installs the Reverends Jim and Kathi Elliott as the church’s co-pastors on October 20. The service will begin at 1:30 p.m. in the sanctuary at 630 O

Union HospitalJuly 28-Aug. 3Derinda Faye and Joseph Edward Brown, Brazil, boy, July 28.Pierra Joi Dennie, girl, July 28.Chelsea Lynn Urbain and David Lynn Swinefurth, girl, July 28.Felicite Sue Beneze and Justin Jeremy Palmer, boy, July 29.Megan Rene

Tickets are available through www.ticketmaster.com and Hulman Center's box office; or call 812-234-2424, 765-644-3131 or 317-239-5151 in Indiana, and 217-431-2444 in Illinois, for charge by phone.

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.

The stoner icons, who first hit the screen 25 years ago in "Clerks," are back in U.S. movie theaters on Tuesday and on Oct. 17 with their long-awaited adventure, “Jay and Silent Bob Reboot.” In Terre Haute, it begins at 7 p.m. Tuesday in AMC Showplace 12 at 3153 Third Place.

Dance lessons this week in the Wabash Valley

The Old Path Quartet of Atlanta, Georgia, will be in concert at 7 p.m. Oct. 18 in United Methodist Temple at 5301 S. U.S. 41, in Terre Haute.

Hallowe’en as it is known today has a very long and convoluted history with both pagan and religious influences. The Terre Haute Sinfonietta Pops Orchestra has chosen to explore the concept of “The Triumph of Good Over Evil” in a variety of musical styles at its first concert of the season on Sunday. All concerts begin at 2 p.m. in the Cecilian Auditorium at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College.

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

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.

Marshall Public Library at Marshall, Illinois is one of 50 U.S. libraries selected to host "Americans and the Holocaust," a traveling exhibition from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum that examines the motives, pressures and fears that shaped Americans’ responses to Nazism, war and genocide in Europe during the 1930s and 1940s.

The Nevins Township Fontanet Action Community Team will have a breakfast fundraiser from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday in the FACT building at 11168 Gallagher Rd. in Fontanet.

Community Theatre of Terre Haute invites actors to audition for "Greater Tuna," a long-standing Off Broadway hit comedy. Auditions will begin at 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday in the theater, 1431 S. 25th St.

The Daughters of the Nile of Zorah Shrine Temple are having a style show and dinner on Oct. 17 in the Zorah Shrine Center at 420 N. Seventh, St., Terre Haute.

Children are our future — we share our knowledge and talent with them and we pass on our values to them knowing they will share those gifts. Social Security safeguards children all year long, but we’d like to take this opportunity to share informatio

Purdue Cooperative Extension Service-Vigo County recently announced winners in the 13th annual Bakers' Best contest during the 2019 Vigo County 4-H Fair at the Wabash Valley Fairgrounds in Terre Haute.

Wabash Valley Genealogy Society will present “Early Court Records of the Indiana Territory 1790-1830” at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 14 in Rooms A, B and C of the Vigo County Public Library at Seventh and Poplar streets. Refreshments will be served at 6 p.m.

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.

Mark your calendar for the District 11 Louisville-Lexington Regional Bridge Tournament. The tournament is scheduled Nov. 4 through 10 at the Horseshoe Casino in Elisabeth, Indiana across the river from Louisville, Kentucky. Detailed schedule and hotel information is available on the ACBL website.

When you visit the new Vigo County Historical Museum, you can step back in time at the vintage automobile exhibit in the Greiner Wheels Gallery. However, standing in front of the automobiles, you will find our Historical Treasure of the week — a hors

About 9.2 million Americans claim Scottish descent. When speaking of Scottish ancestry, it is helpful to separate the population into Highlanders, Lowlanders, and the Scots-Irish, as each group has a different origin.

This Week's Circulars

Joan M. Washburn, 86, of Vermilion, Illinois passed away Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Surviving are her children, Kathy Wright, Connie Sharp, Mike Washburn, Ben Washburn and Mark Washburn; and several grandchildren. Services in honor of her life will be 2 p.m. CDT Wednesday at Pearce Funeral Home …

TERRE HAUTE [mdash] Sally D. Lucas, 77, of Terre Haute, Indiana, formerly of Sullivan, Indiana passed away on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at IU Health Methodist Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was born on March 11, 1942 in Sullivan County, Indiana, the daughter of Charles McKinl…

AUGUSTA, Ga. [mdash] Entered into rest Sunday, October 13, 2019, Mr. Robert "Bob" Dean Sackett, 76, loving husband of 52 years to Karen Kay Sackett. Bob served in the United States Air Force from June 1962 until June 1966. He attended college, earning a bachelor's degree in biology, chemistr…