Lisa Trigg has been a reporter at the Tribune-Star since 2009. With more than 30 years of newspaper experience, she now covers general news with a focus on crime and courts.
Building a tape dispenser that can be used with only one hand was a challenge accepted by 21 high school students Friday morning. Three of those students created tape dispensers so functional they will represent their schools in a state competition in March.
A new incentive this year for donors was a twist on the long-standing partnership with Terre Haute Chevrolet. Rather than giving away a car as in years past, the lucky donor had a chance to win a $10,000 cash. On Thursday, Terre Haute resident Haley Akers opened the correct box to win the big bucks.
An overwhelming response to help Australian wildlife affected by recent wildfires prompted a local focus for crafters who gathered Wednesday at JoAnn Fabrics.
A Terre Haute man faces charges of arson, disorderly conduct and obstructing a firefighter's duty following a Tuesday evening fire that destroyed a home near Hall and Fruitridge streets.
Families without housing are the primary focus of a new apartment complex in Terre Haute selected for a fast-tracked funding program. Mental Health America of West Central Indiana learned Monday that its proposal to expand housing on Elm Street was selected for funding and technical assistance in the statewide 2020 Indiana Permanent Supportive Housing Institute.
The 2018 deaths of two children due to neglect in Vigo County were among the 242 child fatalities investigated that year by the Indiana Department of Child Services.