Oscar Wilde wrote that “life imitates art far more than art imitates life.” But in the case of the 2021 NEA Big Read selection — “Station Eleven” by Emily St. John — art is imitating life, in a hauntingly familiar way.
KOKOMO — Teddi Creekmore, the nurse at Valparaiso High School, said many students and their parents go through their entire high school career without once talking to her or visiting her office.
A change in strategy helped the United Way of Madison County surpass its fundraising goal for the first time in five years despite the challenges brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.
Even during the pandemic, the Vigo County School Corp. Aquatic Center has an economic impact on the community, including this weekend, when it will host the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference 2021 Swimming and Diving Championships.
Thousands of Hoosiers have rediscovered the benefits of a quiet hike through the countryside. That reacquaintance adds energy to Thursday's announced allocation of $29.6 million for trail development projects by 18 Indiana communities and nonprofit organizations.
Terre Haute Regional Airport officials on Thursday gave the public an opportunity to comment on a proposed Gateway Strategic Plan intended to protect the airport's assets and airspace, yet also encourage development along the Indiana 46/U.S. 40 corridor.
NEW ALBANY — Described as a towering figure for both his appearance and personality, well-known Southern Indiana attorney Stephen Beardsley died Tuesday at the age of 75.
Following a winter storm that left millions of Texans without power, the Senate Utilities Committee asked energy regulators and suppliers to share their “lessons from Texas” and determine whether Indiana had any vulnerabilities similar to Texas.
CHARLESTOWN — Though some thanked Mayor Treva Hodges for improvements in the fiscal management of the wastewater operation, the Charlestown City Council voted unanimously this week to form a sewer board.
Gov. Eric J. Holcomb and Indiana Department of Natural Resources Director Dan Bortner today announced 18 communities and nonprofit organizations will receive a combined $29.6 million for 70 miles of new trail development as a part of the second round of the Next Level Trails program.
The Mill Terre Haute has announced its first outdoor concert will feature Grammy award winning rap artist Nelly. Nelly is slated to perform June 5, with tickets sales to be announced on The Mill's web site — themillterrehaute.com.
NEW ALBANY — Almost a year to the day after a drunk-driving crash that resulted in the deaths of four — including an unborn child — a Floyd County woman has entered a plea agreement.
JEFFERSONVILLE — Norma Betts has many happy memories of growing up in her family home at 931 E. Court Ave. in Jeffersonville, a home that was built in 1924 and survived the 1937 flood.
This Week's Circulars
NEW PARIS [mdash] Delvin "Del" R. Slaubaugh, 77, visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at Clinton Frame Church, 63846 C.R. 35, Goshen. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday also at the church. Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, Middlebury.
LAGRANGE [mdash] Albert H. Schwartz, 83, visitation is scheduled after 1:00 p.m. on Sunday at the family's residence, 2025 W. 450 S. LaGrange. Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Monday also at the family's residence. Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, Middlebury.
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