“Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!”

TH North grad wins honor for pole vaulting at ISU

Kylie Hutson liked climbing trees and spinning her body as a gymnast and tumbler while growing up in Terre Haute.

I’m at the Blind Rehabilitation Center on the Edward Hines Jr. Veterans Administration Hospital campus. About 35 veterans ranging in age from 23 to 96, all with limited or no vision, take their mid-day meals here in the dining room.

NASHVILLE, Ind. – It has been fascinating to watch Mike and Karen Pence orchestrate his ascension onto the national stage. It has been a meticulous crusade of control. As a congressman and governor of Indiana, Mike Pence rarely strayed from a tight set of talking points. His inner circle is constricted, calculating and guarded.

In the digital age more and more business that used to be conducted on paper is going digital, but we must concede that in some cases the old-fashioned ways are best, and voting is one of those cases.

Here we go again. In what seems to be a never-ending quest to reward low-skilled labor and the failure to get a post-secondary education, we are having a discussion in this country about raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour.

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A visitation was held for Robert Thombleson on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Ed Lee Mortuary Downtown Chapel. Graveside services followed at Bethany Cemetery, with Pastor Bryon Holtsclaw officiating. Pallbearers were Joshua Thombleson, Shaun Thombleson, Donny McCormick, …

Alan Nash, 65, of Washington, passed away at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, at St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville. He was born May 4, 1954, in Daviess County, Indiana, to the late Harley and Barbara (Powers) Nash. Alan was a 1972 graduate of Washington High School. He joined the Indiana Na…

Bobbie Jean Streeter passed away Aug. 10, 2019, in the Cascades of the Sierra Lodge in Spanish Springs, Nevada, at the age of 74. Jean was born in Pekin, Illinois, on May 6, 1945, to Robert H. and Geraldine (Dodge) Rach. The family moved to Washington, Indiana, where Jean graduated with hono…