Terre Haute City Council President Martha Crossen on Monday said she tried to arrange a meeting of stakeholders in the new county jail project, but she abandoned the idea when two of the three Vigo County commissioners showed no interest in attending.

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SOUTHERN INDIANA — As Indiana remains landlocked on three sides by states with some level of legal acceptance of marijuana, Southern Indiana police deal with increased flow of the drug from other areas, forcing lawmakers to ponder where the state is headed.

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JEFFERSONVILLE — When thinking of mission work, people may envision trips to support less fortunate groups in foreign countries. One local church, however, has decided to put forth that effort in its own back yard.

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When glancing at 55-year-old William Young, his tan jumpsuit makes it clear that he is an inmate at the Correctional Industrial Facility. Upon closer inspection, however, one might notice his neatly polished shoes or a collection of cards hanging around his neck.

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A study recently released by TheSeniorList.com found that Indiana residents rank 11th in the country in per-capita annual spending on prescription drugs.

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Maryah Elliot watched the soap box derby world championships last summer from the sidelines. As she studied the cars going down the 989-foot racing track, specifically designed for the soap box derby in Akron, Ohio, she set a goal for herself to be back in 2019.

GOSHEN — Before she started fighting a number of autoimmune diseases, happy and positive 13-year-old Zoey Edminston grew up living a normal childhood, enjoying spending time with her friends and family.

Carrying signs and singing songs, more than 100 protesters congregated in front of the Clay County Justice Center for hours Friday to call attention to the treatment of migrants in detention centers across the country.

This Week's Circulars


Mary C. Kamman Thayer, 94, Osgood, passed away Friday, July 12, at Ripley Crossing, Milan. Survivors include one son Greg (Yolanda) Thayer, Osgood; and one daughter Kaye (Steve) Callen, Milan. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Versailles Baptist Church with visitation b…

Philip E. Hannebaum, age 67 of Batesville, died Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana in Columbus. Born August 9, 1951, in Batesville, he is the son of Dorothy (nee Zimmerman) and Virgil Hannebaum. He worked 45 years at Batesville Casket Company in the plating depart…

Anna Lou (Kessler) Bowers, 87, of Lexington, Tennessee, formerly of Milan, Indiana, passed away Saturday, June 22, 2019, in Lexington, Tennessee. She was born April 4, 1932, in Decatur County, Indiana, daughter of the late Martin Kessler and Alma (Walton) Kessler. Anna was an owner/operator …

Sr. Sharon Marie Blank, age 72 of the Sisters of St. Francis in Oldenburg, died Friday, July 5, 2019, at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana. Born August 1, 1946, in Louisville, Kentucky, she is the daughter of Viola (nee Hillebrand) and Harold Blank. She was the second of three ch…