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Bomb threat results in arrest

BY Kaitlin Gebby - kgebby@wabashplaindealer.com The investigation of a reported bomb threat at the Wabash County Judicial Center led to the arrest of Chad A. Miller, 28, of Wabash, on Thursday afternoon. The investigation was led by Wabash Police Detective Jason Mo

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Police ID driver in hit and run

BY Kaitlin Gebby - kgebby@wabashplaindealer.com Police have identified the driver involved in a hit and run accident on Market Street Friday afternoon. A pedestrian was riding his bicycle down Market Street when a black SUV struck the cyclist and fled the scene, wi

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Residents speak out against INDOT project

LET’S TALK: Business owner Greg Moore (right) is the first of several people to speak at the pubic hearing Wednesday night at Northfield Jr./Sr. High School.

BY Kaitlin Gebby - kgebby@wabashplaindealer.com More than 60 Wabash County residents gathered in the cafeteria of Northfield Jr./Sr. High School Wednesday night to hear a proposal to close the median at U.S. Highway 24 and County Road 300 East. The Indiana Departme

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Farm Fest fun

CHICKEN: Oak Hill FFA member Sierra Bakehorn holds a chicken for a group of first graders to pet. The FFA students led first graders all throughout the animal exhibits, teaching them about the importance of agriculture.

BY HEATHER COX - hcox@chronicle-tribune.com MARION — Nearly 800 first graders from all over the county visited Farm Fest this week at the Grant County Fairgrounds, to learn more about agriculture in a hands-on, interactive way. Eastbrook High School and Oak H

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Reed Farms honored at agriculture dinner

FARM FAMILY: Family and friends of Reed Farms watch a video in their honor at the ninth annualSalute to Agriculture Dinnerat Heartland REMC on Tuesday night.

BY Kaitlin Gebby - kgebby@wabashplaindealer.com Tuesday night marked the celebration of Wabash County’s ninth farm family, the Reeds, who humbly and tearfully accepted the recognition with gratitude. On several occasions, Reed Farms was described as the epito

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Schools view renovation plans

BY Kaitlin Gebby - kgebby@wabashplaindealer.com Local construction and design firms presented their plans for Wabash City Schools to expand and update their facilities during the board meeting Monday night. In an earlier meeting, Superintendent Jason Callahan

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Pulse of Wabash

The Odd Couple Wabash Area Community Theater will present Neil Simon’s comedy classic “The Odd Couple” at Southwood Jr./Sr. High School at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 22 and 23, and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 24. Tickets are $10 at the door. Mamma

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Students recognized with Swan Award

PROUD: High school office secretary Dawn Saunders hugs student Chasity Honeycutt, who was one of four students to receive a Kathy Swan Award at Monday night’s board meeting.

BY Kaitlin Gebby - kgebby@wabashplaindealer.com Four Wabash High School students were honored during the Wabash City Schools board meeting on Monday night with the Kathy Swan Award. Kathy Swan was a teacher of business at Wabash High School. Swan died in a plane ac

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WCS approves coaching volunteers

BY Kaitlin Gebby - kgebby@wabashplaindealer.com The Wabash City Schools Board of Trustees unanimously approved 19 coaching volunteers following concerns raised by board members about their ability to pass a background check. At the March 4 meeting, board member Kip

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Pulse of Wabash

The Odd Couple Wabash Area Community Theater will present Neil Simon’s comedy classic “The Odd Couple” at Southwood Jr./Sr. High School at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 22 and 23, and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 24. Tickets are $10 at the door. INDOT

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EMA launches weather awareness week

WEATHER WEEK: EMA Director Keith Walters reads a proclamation declaring March 17-23 Severe Weather Awareness Week before handing it to the commissioners to sign during their meeting on Monday.

BY Kaitlin Gebby - kgebby@chronicle-tribune.com The Wabash County Commissioners signed a proclamation to make this week Severe Weather Awareness Week in Wabash. According to Emergency Management Director Keith Walters, March through June present the highest risk of

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