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The long lines which have been a staple of early voting in Wabash County and across the country continued this weekend, as early voting enters its final week before Election Day.

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Due to climbing local COVID-19 cases, Mayor Scott Long announced at Monday's Wabash City Council meeting that the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) and the city of Wabash have opened a free drive-thru clinic for COVID-19 testing.

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Polygraph test analysis, hand-written notes and a taped confession were provided to the jury during the ongoing murder trial Friday.

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Both parties in the murder trial agreed on one thing Wednesday: Amanda Dawn Carmack strangled her 10-year-old stepdaughter to death on Aug. 31, 2019.

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If you're near the Wabash County Courthouse some Monday morning and you approach the house at 78 W. Hill St., you might not be surprised by the first statement you'll be greeted with if you've been paying attention to the lawn signs posted all around the block.

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At the Monday, Oct. 26 Wabash County Council meeting, councilmembers will review several ordinances, including the salaries for the upcoming year.

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The line of questioning changed halfway through Amanda Dawn Carmack’s formal police interview, which took place the day after her 10-year-old stepdaughter Skylea was reported missing.

The National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) Stewardship and Education Committee are pleased to announce the 2021 Poster Contest and Stewardship Week theme, “Healthy Forests=Healthy Communities.” according to Tashina Lahr-Manifold, executive director for the Wabash County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD).

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The Indiana State Police (ISP) will once again partner with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for their 19th nationwide Prescription Drug Take Back initiative from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, according to a press release.

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The Wabash Police Department (WPD) is participating in Operation Belt Up through Nov. 5, according to Capt. Matt Benson, WPD public information officer.

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A team of elected and appointed officials, civic leaders and organizations is launching an innovative, comprehensive planning process for the five incorporated communities of Wabash County, according to Patty Grant, executive director of the Community Foundation of Wabash County, and Keith G…

The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Wabash Post No. 286 has planned a trunk-or-treat event from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 3678 W. Old 24, according to Kerrie Hannigan, VFW Wabash Post No. 286 auxiliary president.

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If you're planning on voting absentee in the General Election this year, 11:59 p.m. Thursday is the final deadline to deliver your signed request to the Wabash County Clerk's Office.

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In case you haven't noticed it's getting colder, and spookier out there as Halloween approaches. As such, several local events have begun taking shape to help local families celebrate the season.

At the Tuesday, Oct. 13 meeting of the Wabash City Council, a previously discussed longevity pay increase for employees of the city's police and fire departments was unanimously approved.

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On Wednesday, Oct. 14, William L. Sendelbach, 32, was charged with one count of murder and two counts of attempted murder after the Thursday, Oct. 8 domestic dispute turned Wabash Police Department (WPD) officer-involved shooting.

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After facing adverse conditions and unexpected challenges through the last few years, local farmers are glad to be in the fields harvesting crops from what has been something closer to a normal season. They are especially relieved to have some normalcy in the fields after what was a very wet spring of 2019 which delayed planting and, subsequently, harvesting.

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The Indiana Office of National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), the state’s leading small business advocacy organization, announced Thursday that Sen. Andy Zay, R-Huntington, earned its Guardian of Small Business award, according to a press release.

The monthly meeting of the Frances Slocum Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) took place on Tuesday, Oct. 13 at the Grandstaff-Hentgen Activity Room, according to Barbara Amiss, regent.

Wabash Rotary Club has continued its long tradition of supporting the Wabash County United Fund campaign. And although this year’s golf outing was canceled, Wabash Rotary will still be supporting Wabash County United Fund (WCUF), according to Steve Johnson, WCUF executive director.

At the Monday, Sept. 28 Wabash City Council meeting, Ware W. Wimberly III, executive director Wabash Carnegie Public Library (WCPL), presented their annual budget.

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Whether looking toward the past, present or future, the consistent theme at Thursday's Grow Wabash County’s 2020 Annual Celebration Dinner at the Honeywell Center's Ford Theatre was turning challenging times into opportunities for growth.

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Peabody Retirement Community is hosting Trail of Scarecrows — a contactless, family-friendly event — through Saturday, Oct. 31 at their 33-acre campus at 400 W. Seventh St., according to Tracy Irwin, director of sales and marketing.

Salamonie Lake is hosting Salamonie Fall Fest on Friday, Oct. 16 and Saturday, Oct. 17 within the framework of the state’s guidance for event planning, including social distancing, mask requirements, hand-washing and sanitizing of program materials this year, according to Teresa Rody, interpretive manager.

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Grow Wabash County welcomed the Hampton Inn Wabash during its grand opening celebration on Friday, Oct. 9 at 1610 N. Cass St., according to Chelsea Boulrisse, Grow Wabash County project manager for marketing and events.

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The 10-year-old stabbing victim of the domestic disturbance which allegedly occurred before the Wabash Police Department (WPD) officer-involved shooting Thursday later died from their injuries, according to Sgt. Tony Slocum, Indiana State Police Department (ISP) public information officer for the Peru District.

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Manchester University Professor Mary Lahman wrote a chapter about teaching skills for listening in classroom settings for “The Handbook of Listening,” a comprehensive overview of the field of listening that is available online and in print form.