This week, on the “eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month” in 1918, World War I came to an end when the Central Powers of Germany and Austria-Hungary signed an armistice agreement surrendering to the Allied Powers of France, Great Br

The Riverton Parke High School Spell Bowl team is headed to Purdue University for the Indiana Academic Spell Bowl state finals after winning the area contest on Oct. 29 at Terre Haute South Vigo High School.The Panthers tallied 55 points to outdistan

Davis ParkDavis Park welcomed families on Oct. 29 for Safe Trick or Treating. Students and their families were able to join the Halloween parade and received lots of candy and treats. Students were also able to decorate a pumpkin to enter the pumpkin

Calling all teens. Come share your time and talent with the retired Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.The upcoming sessions are for all teenagers ages 12-18. During each session, volunteers will visit with the Sisters and help them wit

Southwest School Corporation STEM teacher Chad LeDune received the “Leader of the Year” award from Indiana Connected Educators. He is pictured with Staci Trekles, Ph.D., board president of Indiana Connected Educators.“I feel very undeserving of this

The vulnerability of highly automated physical systems to cyberspace attacks will be discussed by systems and information engineering expert Barry M. Horowitz on Nov. 28 in the 2018 Oscar Schmidt Lecture at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.The fre

Dance lessons this week in the Wabash Valley

The city of Marshall, Illinois, is preparing for its annual Holly Days celebration, which will begin on Nov. 28.Those attending can get into the holiday spirit by taking a stroll through the Festival of Lights. And they can experience the magical, da

Paris (Illinois) Memorial Elementary School’s 14th annual holiday bazaar is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. CST Dec. 1.There will be a $1 admission fee for adults, which includes a ticket for a raffle drawing, Children are free. There will be 50 vendo

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.

The Indiana State Police is partnering again in 2019 with the U.S. Department of Justice in promoting the National Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest. In 1983, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed May 25th as National Missing Children’s Day. This da

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

Indiana University’s Grunwald Gallery will open its BFA (bachelor of fine arts) Thesis Exhibition on Nov. 27. It will run through Dec. 8.These exhibitions feature work created by graduating bachelor of fine arts students in the IU School of Art, Arch

Duke Energy Foundation is accepting grant applications for programs that support K-12 education as part of its new Powerful Communities philanthropic program.The program will award strategic charitable grants to nonprofit organizations to build power

Each year the American Contract Bridge League conducts a number of “masterpoint races” that recognize members who earn the greatest number of masterpoints during the year. One of the races, the Mini-McKenney, counts masterpoints earned at all ACBL sanctioned competitions from club games to national tournaments.

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The most common type of bone cancer in dogs, cats and humans is osteosarcoma. Osteosarcoma is more common in the larger breeds of dogs such as rottweilers, greyhounds, golden retrievers, etc. Eighty-five percent of all major bone tumors in dogs and 70 percent in cats are osteosarcoma. About 5 percent of all primary bone tumors in children are osteosarcoma related.

The glassware is mainly packed, and volunteer Jan Buffington has moved on to packing the silver, tin, and pewter. Trays, teapots, coffee urns, and cups are being listed, wrapped and packed into boxes. But Jan has a sharp eye, and brought this week’s

In the summer of 1957, it was announced that Mansfield Dam would be built across Big Raccoon Creek in Parke County, creating Raccoon Lake. As a result, the community of Portland Mills would be submerged underwater.Realizing that the memories of a com

If you have ancestors from Dearborn, Ohio, or Switzerland counties in Indiana, or parts of Franklin, Randolph, Union, or Wayne counties, then a visit to Indiana’s Gore website is a must. The so-called “Gore” area of Indiana is a sliver of land on the

Every year on Veterans Day, we honor the people who risk their lives to protect our freedom. Social Security honors veterans and active duty members of the military every day by giving them the respect they deserve.

Horizon Health has implemented a program that provides patients with up-front cost estimates and opportunities for discounts on many hospital-based services. This transparency provides pricing information before the service is performed.