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While many families in the Wabash Valley gathered Thursday around the dinner table or around the TV to watch the day's slate of games, hundreds of people gathered near Regional Hospital in Terre Haute to celebrate a life ended too soon.

Harsha Behavioral Center this year offered Thanksgiving food baskets to their staff and community members. Harsha teamed up with school counselors, case managers and staff members to deliver baskets to families in need in time for the holidays.

Since 1972, Gamma Gamma chapter of Tri Kappa has hosted the House of the Christmas Mouse, a magical holiday experience for kids of all ages. Unfortunately, this year, due to COVID-19, there will not be an in-person Mouse House experience. Instead of a two-day event, Tri Kappa will offer several ways to continue its holiday tradition in a safe and responsible way.

The federal prison system will be among the first government agencies to receive the coronavirus vaccine, though initial allotments of the vaccine will be given to staff and not to inmates, even though sickened prisoners vastly outnumber sickened sta

The Indiana State Department of Agriculture has awarded a total of $4 million in grants to 41 Indiana meat processing businesses through the Indiana Meat Processing Expansion & Development Grant Program.

Parke Trails Alliance has been awarded a $5,000 grant from International Paper’s Newport Mill and the International Paper Foundation. Funds will support the continuation of the Parke Community Rail Trail.

A new documentary from the WFIU/WTIU news team explores the case of Lisa Montgomery, the only woman on federal death row. "A Mother’s Justice: The Trials of Lisa Montgomery" airs at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7, on WFIU Public Radio and at 9:30 p.m. on WTIU Public Television.

In this season of giving, the Tribune-Star today begins its annual Christmas Basket Fund drive, with a goal of raising $20,000 to provide 500 food baskets to families who need a helping hand. The baskets will be delivered on Christmas Eve morning.

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