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Vigo County poll workers needed

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - While the deadline for voter registration is quickly approaching, the need for paid volunteer poll workers is getting more and more pressing. Mary Kay Mitchell has been a volunteer poll worker in Vigo county for eight years. With the information about the shortage she says, "If I am not there who is going to be there?"
VIGO COUNTY, IN
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Vigo Co. Cold Case: Who killed Marcie Fuller Swinford?

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — On August 2, 1985, Marcie Fuller Swinford, 21, seemed to have lots of life ahead of her. “I just remember always thinking she was beautiful,” said Swinford’s niece, Courtney Lash. “She was of course taller than me. She had strawberry blonde hair.” “She’s been described as just a free spirit […]
VIGO COUNTY, IN
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United Way of the Wabash Valley to transition leadership

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — The man who’s led the United Way of the Wabash Valley for the past seven years is planning to retire. Richard Payonk will be stepping down from his position at the United Way at the end of the year. Tuesday the organization named its new leadership team. The board of […]
TERRE HAUTE, IN
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Details Released About Friday Accident on Route 1A

(Undated) – Details have been released about a two-vehicle accident Friday that had Route 1A closed for several hours. According to Crawford County Sheriff, Bill Rutan, just after 7 am thirty-four-year-old, Contrell Quillen of Terre Haute crossed the center line, for unknown reasons, on North Trimble road colliding head-on with sixty-nine-year-old R.D.Stephens, of Robinson. Quillen’s vehicle rolled into the ditch. Rutan says both drivers had to be extricated from their vehicles by Crawford County Rescue and Robinson Fire. Quillen was transported to the hospital by Air Evac and Stephens was taken to the hospital by United Life Care Ambulance Service. Crawford County Rescue, Robinson Fire Protection District, and United Life Care Ambulance Service assisted on the scene.
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Concert for the Cure at The Mill

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (GOOD DAY LIVE) — Lovers of music and folks wishing to help out a good cause are being invited to The Mill concert venue in Terre Haute for a show titled “Concert for the Cure”. Held on Saturday, October 1 at The Mill, the...
TERRE HAUTE, IN
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Thousands attend Terre Haute Balloon Festival

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Despite some rain last Friday, organizers say Terre Haute’s first-ever Balloon Fest was a success. The event, which featured hot air balloons, took place Friday and Saturday at Terre Haute Regional Airport. Proceeds from ticket sales will go to Chances and Services for Youth.
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Farrington Grove students participate in Tiger Trot

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Some local elementary students wrapped up their day with a race around the school. Farrington Grove Elementary held its annual Tiger Trot on Tuesday. Students participated in a fun run that began as soon as classes ended. Students in kindergarten through second grade were able to do a single-lap race […]
TERRE HAUTE, IN

Family of George Ward organizes ceremonial burial

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV)– Terry Ward had a hard time describing the mix of emotions he felt going into Monday. “I’m feeling a little consternation, I’m feeling a little anxious, a little celebratory,” he said. Ward has worked over the course of the the last three years to help tell the story of his great-grandfather, […]
TERRE HAUTE, IN
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Eddie’s continues Brazil tradition with great burgers and more

BRAZIL, Ind. (Good Day Live) – Meet the talented young operating owner of Eddie’s Sandwich Shoppe in Brazil. Her story, the history behind the space and the delicious menu are inspiring. EDDIE’S SANDWICH SHOPPE. 13 S Walnut St., Brazil, IN. (812) 443-3343. Open:. Tuesday-Friday 8:00 am –...
BRAZIL, IN
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Upcoming "Sip and Savor" event to benefit local kids

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - You can get a taste of some of Terre Haute's finest foods and music at an upcoming event. The Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra will host its new "Sip and Savor" fundraiser. There will be vendors from local restaurants and breweries, while Jazzhaute and the Men...
TERRE HAUTE, IN
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Food entrepreneurs needed for Launch P@d competition

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Do you want to start a food-related business?. Launch Terre Haute is accepting business startup ideas for its Launch P@d competition. The Launch P@d is a business pitch competition, and this round they will be focusing on food entrepreneurs. The winner receives access, at a reduced rental cost, to the former Cinnabon location in the Haute City Center mall.
TERRE HAUTE, IN
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VCSC is one step closer to adopting its 2023 year budget

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - It's budgeting season for school corporations across the Wabash Valley. Right here in Vigo County, the Board of Trustees is one step closer to finalizing this year's numbers. On Monday, the Vigo County School Corporation Board of Trustees conducted a public hearing on the nearly...
VIGO COUNTY, IN
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Chilly Monday night

Hurricane Ian getting stronger. Forecast to head for FL. High of 67 and low of 50 today. No rain today. Terre Haute right now is cool and a west wind. Temps are cool. Dew points are low. Water vapor satellite has drier air over us. Satellite has a few clouds around but all clear on radar. Next two days look dry with plenty of sun. We stay dry for a while and the hurricane gets close to the east in a few days. Temps will warm in the longer term. Tonight, partly cloudy and 41. Tomorrow, sunny and 66. Dry and warmer to end the week and a little warmer early next week.
TERRE HAUTE, IN
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World War II vet, others represent a generation on Honor Flight

People flocked to Terre Hautean Charlie Fox. He drew attention at every stage of this month’s Indy Honor Flight 36 journey to transport military veterans to Washington, D.C., to see its national war memorials. Fox was one of 86 veterans who made the trip from Indianapolis to the nation’s capital on Sept. 10. Most served in Vietnam. Some served in Korea. A few served in World War II.
TERRE HAUTE, IN

Four dates to remember this election season

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — We’re just a little more than a month away from the November midterm elections. Here are some dates that election officials in Vigo County say are important to remember for Indiana residents. The deadline to register to vote is Tuesday, October 11, with early voting beginning the following day, Wednesday, […]
VIGO COUNTY, IN
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INDOT seeks temporary winter workers with statewide job fairs

From Elkhart to Indianapolis to Terre Haute, INDOT will have 13 in-person job fairs open Wednesday. The annual event helps get temporary employees to meet extra winter road maintenance needs. The job, which lasts five months, involves repairing traffic signs, snow removal and other duties. It starts at $20 an...
INDIANAPOLIS, IN
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