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ISU plans hearing on proposed tuition/fees increase
Indiana State University will conduct a public hearing at 2 p.m. June 4 to receive input on a proposed 1.95 percent increase in student tuition and mandatory fees for the 2013-14 and 2014-15 academic years.
ISU's Hutson reflects on fourth NCAA pole vault championship
Kylie Hutson thrives under pressure. She proved that again, capping one of the greatest athletic careers in the history of Sycamore athletics.
Riverton Parke softball looking for redemption at state
Nobody from the Riverton Parke softball team used the word “revenge” this week when discussing Saturday’s opponent in the Class A state finals at Ben Davis’ field in Indianapolis.
Country star Josh Gracin to top summer music lineup at Fairbanks Park
Music on the riverside is nothing new in Terre Haute.
The concept, carried out most often at the Fairbanks Park amphitheater on the banks of the Wabash River, hit high gear during the past decade. Nationally known artists such as Peter Noone of Herman’s Hermits, America, Monkees lead singer Davy Jones, The Association, Gary Puckett and Sawyer Brown all took the stage during festivals there. It’s also home to the Terre Haute Community Band on selected nights each summer.
GOP taps opponent to face Kersey
Lacking a primary election candidate, the Indiana State Republican Party elected Alan Morrison in a June 7 caucus to run against incumbent Rep. Clyde Kersey, D-Terre Haute, in the Nov. 2 general election for House District 43.
North first, followed by South, Northview at golf sectional
Terre Haute North’s boys team had been playing its best golf at the end of the season, and the Patriots reached a record peak Monday in the Owen Valley Sectional played at Rolling Meadows.
Plaque honors legacy of Mordecai ‘Three-finger’ Brown
Fred Massey sat amid the small crowd with pride, remembering stories his uncle had told him.
“I’ve got a lot of fond memories of him coming over to our house,” the 85-year-old Massey said of his great-uncle, Mordecai “Three-finger” Brown.
Dramatic rally for South tennis at State Finals
Anyone looking for the low point of the Terre Haute South girls high school tennis season could have found it slightly before 4:30 p.m. Friday at Park Tudor.
Retiring Vigo County teacher looks back on career
As his final day of teaching drew to a close, Honey Creek Middle School teacher John Treager received a group hug from several of his sixth-grade students.
David Behrs believes his tenure at The Woods College as been successful
David Behrs believes much has been accomplished during his three-year tenure as president of St. Mary-of-the-Woods College.
North Central softball pounds out 15 hits, gets four-hitter from Scott to reign in Class A regional
Scoring a run an inning brings about a high probability of placing a softball team in the victory column. Tacking on a three-spot in the sixth inning as insurance also helps the probability factor for winning. North Central did the former in the game’s first four innings, assuming a 4-0 lead, and the latter in the sixth inning to apply the coup de grace.
RAMBLIN' RECK: Franchitti’s strong team helped lead to 500 victory
Another Indianapolis 500 is history and we now have another multi-race winner in the event.
Dario Franchitti won because he had a fast car — “It was a hand full, but it was a fast hand full,” he said — and because his team did a good job on the pit stops and in managing race strategy.
South tennis heading back to state
It was only fitting Saturday afternoon that seniors Emma Bilyeu and Mallory Metheny would be deciding the Jasper Semistate high school tennis match between Terre Haute South and Evansville Memorial.
Redevelopment commission acquires more of former Coke & Carbon plant site
A brownfield site that once housed the former Terre Haute Coke & Carbon plant will soon be under the single ownership of the Terre Haute Redevelopment Commission.
Indiana State University eyes possible large enrollment growth
Freshman enrollment at Indiana State University could increase substantially this fall, based on some promising indicators in applications and admissions to-date.
Wabash Valley has no shortage of ways to get involved in gardening
So you like to get your hands dirty? Does the smell of fresh dirt make you say “aaahhh!”? It’s the time of year when many Wabash Valley residents begin thinking of gardening. And it’s fitting.
Low vision assistance showcased at Expo
A statewide network of support agencies gathered in Terre Haute on Wednesday, showcasing their offerings for those with disabilities.
CBI Tournament: ISU can’t get out of gate against SLU
The Indiana State men’s basketball program waited nine long years to play a postseason game.
The wait to see how competitive the Sycamores would be in their postseason return didn’t take nearly as long. Saint Louis dominated ISU from the opening tip and cruised to a 63-54 victory in the opening round of the College Basketball Invitational at Chaifetz Arena on Tuesday.
New circulation director brings passion for industry to Tribune-Star
Josh Harmon spent 15 years working in the circulation department at the Champaign News Gazette.
Now, he’s bringing his experience – and enthusiasm – to the Tribune-Star, where he began his duties Monday as the new circulation director.
Terre Haute once built 'finest minor league baseball park'
Only a select few saw Memorial Stadium from Ernie Woods’ vantage. Under the summer sun, he roamed the outfield for the Terre Haute Phillies in 1950. The ballpark turned 25 years old that season.
City Council passes ‘responsible bidder’ ordinance
The Terre Haute City Council voted narrowly Thursday night in favor of an ordinance imposing new standards on contractors seeking city construction projects.
Robinson’s goal: Bring home an Illinois Class 2A title
Robinson’s runner-up finish in the IHSA single-class tournament in 1916 is the school’s best boys basketball finish.
State bound: Robinson handles Decatur St. Teresa 81-60
Meyers Leonard put a huge exclamation point on Robinson’s first trip to the IHSA state finals since 2002 and first ever in the three-class system at the 2A level.
Retired ISP trooper Herb Jones jumps in sheriff’s race
A retired Indiana State Police trooper has entered the race as a Republican candidate for the office of Vigo County sheriff.
- ISU baseball opens Bob Warn Field with doubleheader split
Newly-formed Christian alternative band gaining attention
Group receives VIP invitation to audition for 'America’s Got Talent' TV show
North falls, South soars at Plainfield
Tournament upsets have always been a part of the Hoosier Hysteria high school basketball tradition, and Terre Haute North learned that — much to its chagrin — on Friday.
Marquee guard matchup at Arch Madness
Even though Indiana State guard Harry Marshall and Illinois State guard Osiris Eldridge came to their respective programs under completely different circumstances, their Missouri Valley Conference fates have mirrored each other from the start.
- ISU plans hearing on proposed tuition/fees increase