The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) announced changes Thursday, Sept. 29 to its COVID-19 dashboard “to reflect new publishing schedules and additional surveillance tools.” Read more
The Wabash County Health Department (WCHD) has reported a confirmed local occurrence of West Nile virus. Read more
Beacon Credit Union has announced that they will start accepting applications for their 2023 Scholarship Program, according to community relations specialist Kelly Stuber. Read more
A bazaar and bake sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, at Mt. Olive United Methodist Church, 2015 N. 300 West, at the intersection of Chapel Pike and 300 West, Marion, according to Beverly Howard. Read more
The Wabash County YMCA is partnering with F.I.S.H. of Wabash County in launching the Annual Try the Y – Canned Food Drive through Monday, Oct. 31, according to director of marketing and special projects Jana Thibos. Read more
This time last year, Wabash’s varsity boys soccer team was putting the finishing touches on a first-place finish in the Three Rivers Conference (TRC), while preparing themselves for a magical run through sectional 37 as the Apaches clinched their first ever sectional championship. Read more
The Wabash County YMCA has announced the Annual Dash in the Bash 5K has been set for 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 29 at 500 S. Cass St., according to director of marketing and special projects Jana Thibos. Read more
BLOOMINGTON – Former Indiana basketball coach Archie Miller’s time at the university was, overall, nothing special – finishing his career at IU with a 33-44 record in Big Ten play. What was most memorable about Miller’s IU career, it turns out, was how much it cost to fire him. Read more
Wabash’s varsity boys soccer team continued their winning streak on Thursday, Sept. 22 at Tri-Central (6-7) in a non-conference showdown that found the Apaches putting on a near flawless performance in the form of a 7-0 shutout victory. Read more
The 2020 election set a lot of records, including for Gen Z participation. Nearly 160 million Americans, almost two-thirds of the estimated eligible voter age population, cast their ballots for their candidate of choice — an increase of more than 5 percent from 2016’s election.
When I was just turning 40, with two young children and a full-time job, my mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. I had never seen her sick a day in my life. She was my rock and the center of our large, rowdy and loving family. I had no idea what the future would hold for her, or us. But I learned quickly about the human cost of policies that do not protect and support workers when it became clear I had to step up as the primary caregiver. My four siblings did not have reliable paid leave benefits. Doctor visits, stage transitions, a multitude of crises—all of it required my attention. My siblings supported me as much as they could, but nothing takes the place of having time dedicated to caregiving.
Have you heard? “The Purge” is coming. No, actually it’s not. But the midterm elections are coming in less than two months, which has led to a viral snowstorm of misinformation online and in fake newspaper handouts about a bill signed by Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker that ends cash bail.