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  • Freight train mishap delays Chicago-Indiana commute
    CHICAGO (AP) -- Commuter rail service to northwest Indiana from Chicago has been disrupted by an accident involving a freight train....
  • Indiana lawmakers approve tougher ethics laws after lapses
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Indiana legislators gave final approval Monday to a state ethics law overhaul that requires greater financial disclosure by lawmakers and expressly prohibits elected officials from using state resources for political purposes....
  • Conservative pastors slam Bosma, Long over religion law fix
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Republican Gov. Mike Pence and legislative leaders failed to protect religious liberties by approving a change to Indiana's religious objections law, conservative religious leaders said Monday....
  • Man formally charged with murder of Indiana student
    NASHVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- An Indiana man with a history of violence against women had claw marks on his arms, and police found blood and hair in his vehicle after discovering his cellphone next to the body of an Indiana University senior, according to court documents released Monday....
  • Indiana school revises policies after coach harassed players
    LAPORTE, Ind. (AP) -- A northern Indiana school district will revise its sexual harassment policies and increase training on how to initiate and investigate complaints as part of a settlement in a case involving a coach who had a sexual relationship with a player, the U.S. Department of Education announced Monday....
Strange news

Youth bowlers receive trophies Saturday

Youth bowlers at Brazilian Lanes in Brazil, Indiana capped off their 2014-2015 season with a trophy program and pizza party. Although several bowlers were unable to attend here are photos of those who received awards.


Everett Junior "Jughead" Goss
Everett Junior "Jughead" Goss, 84, passed away Saturday April 25, 2015 at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute with his...

Barbara A. Johnson
Barbara A. Johnson, 73, of Brazil, Indiana died April 25, 2015 at home with her family by her side. Barbara was born...

Pauletta Eileen Rhodes
Pauletta Eileen Rhodes, 71, passed away April 21, 2015 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. Pauletta was born on July 11,...

James Edward Jones
James Edward Jones, 84, Brazil, passed away Sunday April 19, 2015 at St. Vincent Clay Hospital in Brazil with his...

Maudie M. Smith
Maudie M. Smith, 90 of Brazil passed away on April 16, 2015 at Cloverleaf Nursing Home following an extended illness....

Steve Grupe
Steve Grupe, 62, of Centerpoint, Indiana, passed away unexpectedly April 21, 2015 at home due to an apparent heart...

Stanley E. Fleeger
Stanley E. Fleeger, 83, of Brazil, formerly of Chandler, passed away on April 18, 2015 at St. Vincent Clay Hospital...

Susan Lynn Arthur
Susan Lynn Arthur, 65, of Brazil, Indiana, passed away peacefully in her sleep on April 15, 2015. She was born in...

August Cash Schopmeyer
Ryan and Stephanie Schopmeyer are proud to announce the birth of their son, August Cash Schopmeyer. August was born...

Couple to celebrate 60 years of marriage
Bob and Peggy Girton of Reelsville will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on April 24. They were married on...

Couple to celebrate 50th anniversary
Norm and Rose Johnson will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday. They were married at the First Methodist...
Regional News
Mothers Day brunch planned at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods (04/27/15)
All mothers are invited to join the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, for a special Mother's Day Brunch, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., on May 10. The luncheon will take place in the O'Shaughnessy Dining Room, located in Providence Spirituality and Conference Center...
State Police receive life-saving device (04/22/15)
PUTNAMVILLE--On Tuesday, Indiana State Police Troopers and Detectives at the Putnamville Post received a small, potentially lifesaving device, which each officer will now carry. The device is a Combat Application Tourniquet. All enforcement personnel working out of the Putnamville Post received a two-hour block of academic and practical instruction on the use of the tourniquet...
Baesler's Market reflects on Earth Day (04/22/15)
In celebration of Earth Day, Baesler's Market in Terre Haute will be offering all customers who shop with a reusable bag 25 cents off their grocery bill. "It is our small way of thanking our customers for doing their part in protecting our planet," Baesler's Market Manager Casey Baesler said...
Union Hospital receives grant to continue 'Baby and Me -- Tobacco Free™ Program' (04/21/15)
TERRE HAUTE--The Union Hospital Family Medicine Center (FMC) is partnering with the Indiana State Department of Health to combat infant mortality by helping pregnant women quit smoking. Tobacco use among pregnant women causes premature births, birth defects, and infant mortality...
Area woman awaits kidney transplant (04/20/15)
CLOVERDALE -- Tonda Hinton is awaiting a lifesaving kidney transplant, as she suffers from acute renal failure. When Tonda was just 9 years old, she experienced a case of the flu as did the rest of her family however, Tonda never made a full recovery. ...
State Road 641 construction will close Moyer Road in Vigo County (04/20/15)
*Closure will occur on or after May 1 The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces Moyer Road will close on or after Friday, May 1st. Moyer Road will close from just east of the Lexington Farms addition to State Road 46 (S.R. 46). This closure is for the contractor to build two bridges. Moyer Road is scheduled to reopen around the first of October of this year however there will not be access to S.R. 46. Once completed Moyer Road will go over State Road 641 (S.R. 641)...
Twenty-third annual Mountain Man Rendezvous (04/17/15)
Bridgeton, Indiana, will host its 23rd annual Mountain Man Rendezvous, April 25 & 26, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. Come out and enjoy a taste of authentic early 1800s living in a beautiful historic setting. Walk through the Mountain Man encampment and see trading posts and pioneer goods for sale. ...
Griffin Bike Park X-STRAVA-Ganza coming to the Indiana Theatre (04/17/15)
Wabash Valley families and community members are invited to come to the Indiana Theatre on May 8, 2015 from 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. for the Griffin Bike Park X-STRAVA-Ganza. The Friends of the Griffin Bike Park, along with the Vigo County Parks & Recreation Department, will be hosting the event to continue building excitement and awareness of the Griffin Bike Park, scheduled to open in 2016. ...
Indiana Congressional Delegation Honors Ernie Pyle (04/16/15)
(WASHINGTON, DC) -- On Thursday, the Indiana Congressional Delegation honored the life and legacy of the late Ernie Pyle, Pulitzer Prize winning Hoosier newspaper columnist who was killed on April 18, 1945 covering the life of soldiers during WWII...
Sullivan driver arrested after chase (04/16/15)
SULLIVAN--Last evening at 9:30, Indiana State Police Trooper Brent Robinson spotted a tan 2000 Mercury four-door traveling northbound on West Street in Sullivan. Trooper Robinson recognized the driver as 38-year-old Joseph M. Smith of Sullivan and Robinson knew that Smith did not have a valid driver's license...
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