The Frances Slocum Chapter of the Indiana Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) will once again be celebrating Constitution Week. Regent Barbara Amiss said this year's remembrance runs from Friday, Sept. 17 to Thursday, Sept. 23.

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Over the past few days, the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) has reported four new local COVID-19 deaths, making this the deadliest week for the disease in Wabash County in months.

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Avian enthusiasts may resume using bird feeders and birdbaths statewide after the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR) completely lifted their moratorium Friday.

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Thousands of Hoosiers turned out Sunday to pay their respects as a procession carried the body of a U.S. Marine, killed in Afghanistan, through Miami County and back to his hometown of Logansport.

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On Wednesday afternoon, Sharp Creek Elementary School teacher Amber Bretzman was sitting in a chair in front of the classroom of fifth-graders on the floor in front of her. In her outstretched hand was the front page of the Huntington Herald-Press from Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2001.

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Wabash High School (WHS) has planned its annual homecoming celebration for next week.

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After a pair of recent North Manchester home burglaries, police are now asking for the public's help in locating a suspect or suspects.

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On Tuesday, the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) reported the 87th COVID-19 death in Wabash County.

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The Wabash County Board of Commissioners continued the ongoing bidding process for the new Wabash County Jail Project at Tuesday's regular meeting.

The Wabash County Frances Slocum Chapter of the Indiana Daughters of the American Revolutions (DAR) will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14 at the Grandstaff-Hentgen Activity Room, 1241 Manchester Avenue, according to regent Barbara Amiss.

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Nationally recognized pianist Dion Cunningham will perform in a recital at Manchester University at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18 in Cordier Auditorium at Manchester University’s North Manchester campus.

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On Wednesday, the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) updated their weekly dashboard showing Wabash County, like most of the rest of the state, as being in the orange, or second-highest, level. However, that designation may soon turn to red, the highest level, if the current trend of increased cases continues.

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The volunteer workdays began this year in April during National Volunteer Week and have been continuing monthly ever since, said interpretive naturalist Lynnanne Dennison-Fager.

The 20th anniversary of 9/11 is a week away and Common Ground Prayer Ministry has planned an “urgent prayer gathering to pray for the current state of our country,” said organizer Angela Penix.

Wabash City Hall and all non-essential departments will be closed on Monday, Sept. 6, for Labor Day, according to Mayor Scott Long's assistant Bev Vanderpool.

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As the COVID-19 Delta variant surges across the state and nation, one visible sign of the times is the ever-changing status at local libraries involving masks.

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Early this week, a suspect was arrested in an apparent burglary at the Moose Lodge in North Manchester.

Grow Wabash County (GWC) has announced the upcoming slate of fall 2021 training classes made possible by partnerships with Ivy Tech Community College, Freedom Academy, CTS Driving Academy and Heartland Career Center, according to project manager for marketing and events Chelsea Boulrisse.

Wabash Marketplace is celebrating “40 years of growth and revitalization” in downtown Wabash in 2021 with a tent party on September’s First Friday from 5 to 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 3, according to public relations and marketing manager Morgan Ellis.

Shop Hop will return to downtown Wabash from Wednesday, Sept. 1 through Thursday, Sept. 30 and includes a chance to win a prize of $100 in Shop Hop Dollars, which are redeemable at the participating businesses, according to Wabash Marketplace public relations and marketing manager Morgan Ellis.

All Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicle (BMV) branches are closed from Saturday, Sept. 4 through Monday, Sept. 6 in observance of the Labor Day holiday, according to a press release.

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On Wednesday, the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) reported the 85th and 86th COVID-19 deaths in Wabash County. On the same day, the ISDH updated their weekly dashboard showing Wabash County, like most of the rest of the state, as being in the orange, or second-highest, level.

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At a special board meeting Tuesday evening, the Manchester Community Schools (MCS) board voted 7 to 0 to approve current Wabash High School (WHS) principal Kyle Wieland to take over their open superintendent position.

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As the summer wraps up, new Wabash County Museum director Teresa Galley took stock of the successes of the season. On Wednesday, Galley said over the summer months they welcomed about 3,500 guests to the Wabash County Museum.

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Babe of Wabash County has only been open in Wabash for a short while now, but local families are already experiencing the benefits. And now with a new partnership announced by the North Manchester Public Library (NMPL) the extra support now available will only continue to grow.

The Wabash Carnegie Public Library (WCPL) building hours will be adjusted Monday, Aug. 30 due to an in-house workshop, according to executive director Ware W. Wimberly III.

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Due to a resolution passed during Monday's Wabash City Council meeting, local home buyers will have a new financing tool at their disposal.

A new digital tool will allow Wabash High School (WHS) students a new, confidential way to report safety concerns.

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During Monday's Wabash City Council meeting, Mayor Scott Long announced the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) would be sending a “strike team” to conduct COVID-19 testing and vaccinations next week.

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Grow Wabash County has announced that MPS Egg Farms has been selected as the 2021 Business of the Year and will be honored during Grow Wabash County’s Annual Dinner Celebration on Thursday, Oct. 14 at the Honeywell Center, according to Grow Wabash County project manager for marketing and events Chelsea Boulrisse.

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The resurgence of COVID-19 in both state and nation has caused Area Five Agency on Aging's long-planned Senior Open 2021 to be canceled, said director of programs Steve Gwin, on Tuesday.

Grow Wabash County and the Leadership Development Wabash County (LDWC) committee are accepting applications for the Jim Smith Scholarship, according to Grow Wabash County project manager for marketing and events Chelsea Boulrisse.

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For the first time in half a year, Wabash County's COVID-19 advisory level was raised Wednesday by the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) from yellow, the second-lowest category, to orange, the second-highest level.