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INDIANAPOLIS —Meagan Miller, Barr-Reeve Middle/High School had been named a 2021 Regional Academic All-Stars. Now in its 35th year, 40 high school seniors from throughout Indiana have been named 2021 Indiana Academic All-Stars, a program of the Indiana Association of School Principals. In ad…


Daily life was upended in March of 2020, when most of the world was first introduced to the novel coronavirus COVID-19. People from all walks of life were adversely affected by the pandemic, and certain industries, including travel and tourism, had an especially difficult time as the pandemi…

Easter is coming and it’s time to put up the tree. For those thinking right now that trees are for an entirely different Christian holiday, you are both right and wrong. Even though trees may be more widely associated with Christmas, Easter trees are an increasingly popular and festive tradi…


Individuals who are approaching retirement or those who already have said goodbye to the working world may find they are ready to make some life changes. Travel is something many older adults enjoy when they have much more free time to see the sights.

Driving offers a sense of freedom that is hard to replicate. Is it any wonder young drivers are so eager to get their licenses while older drivers aim to hold on to them as long as they can?

Did you know the Times Herald has a new online feature available at with interactive puzzles? Launched earlier this month, the puzzles, including some for kids, can be found by clicking on the left side drop down menu and selecting the puzzles and comics tab.

Community members of all ages were recently invited to the DSI day program for a little lesson in baking from Skylar Willis from Bake It Sweet. More than 20 community members joined with DSI (Four Rivers) clients for a morning filled with sweet treats. Clients and the community learned to ma…

Finding time for hobbies can be difficult. Commitments to work and family take up the bulk of many people’s free time, making it hard to squeeze in a favorite hobby. But hobbies can benefit people in some interesting ways. Understanding those hidden benefits may compel some people to make mo…


The Washington High School Prom was held Saturday night at the Hatchet House. Kiowa Jones and Lluvia Martinez were named Prom King and Queen.

This Week's Circulars


LINDA and JAMES MATTINGLY — A joint funeral service for married couple Linda Grace (Helm) Mattingly and James Vernon Mattingly was held Saturday at Ed Lee Mortuary, North Chapel, with Debbie Payne officiating. A private service is being planned for a later date.