Elite musicians from around the world will play three live performances at Eagles Theatre as part of Honeywell Arts Academy, a premier summer music program debuting in June, according to development communications manager Courtney Harvey.

Shop Hop has returned to downtown Wabash through Wednesday, June 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.

Parkview Wabash Hospital will host a Check-Up Day on Thursday, June 17 at 10 John Kissinger Drive, to enable people who need common lab tests to obtain them at a reduced cost, according to public relations specialist Leslie Megison.

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At Monday's Wabash County Board of Commissioners meeting, Arc of Wabash County president and CEO Jeff Patton submitted their 2022 budget request.

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The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) recently reported the 83rd COVID-19 death in Wabash County.

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On Monday, the Indiana Professional Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) announced the winners of their 2020 Best in Indiana Journalism Contest. Among those recognized was Wabash Plain Dealer Editor Rob Burgess, who won awards in three separate categories for publications with circulation below 30,000.

The monthly meeting of the Frances Slocum Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) took place on Saturday, June 12 at the Country Family Restaurant, North Manchester, according to regent Barbara Amiss.

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Pulling off a good magic act often takes many hours and years of repetitious training before everything comes together and leaves a crowd in amazement.

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At last month's Cookies and Canvas event at the North Manchester Public Library (NMPL), programming coordinator Heidi Lovett was demonstrating the proper way to mix colors for the aspiring artists in attendance.

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On Thursday, the Indiana Department of Health (ISDH) announced they would be closing COVID-19 testing sites run by OptumServe Health Services effective June 30.

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A new law which goes into effect next month will include several changes to how schools and employers will deal with teenage employees.

The monthly Salamonie Senior Luncheon will be held at noon Monday, July 5, at the Salamonie Lake Interpretive Center, 3691 New Holland Road, Andrews, according to interpretive manager Teresa Rody.

Honeywell Arts & Entertainment’s Summer Plaza Music Series is returning to the Honeywell Center Carpenter Plaza “for another great season of family entertainment,” according to a press release.

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Last year was anything but normal for everyone, but for those who perform on stage, it was particularly difficult. Manchester Civic Band director Samantha Howard said last summer they practiced in a barn with all of the doors open while everyone sat 6 feet or more apart.

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The Indiana State Archives will now own the local master microfilm from Wabash County Clerk's Office after the Wabash County Board of Commissioners voted to transfer ownership Monday during their regular meeting.

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A tip from a concerned citizen Thursday led to the arrest of a Colorado man on gun and drugs charges.

Fears over taxation caused the Purdue Ag Economy Barometer, which measures farmer sentiment, to drop significantly last month, according to results released Tuesday.

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With the weather improving and COVID-19 restrictions easing, local libraries are seeing interest in their in-person summer reading programs on the rise.

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As the manufacturing industry becomes more and more automated, the skilled workforce needed for these technological advancements must be trained accordingly. These societal shift has been disruptive, but Manchester Community Schools (MCS) is looking to meet this challenge head-on.

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A new adult education center facility is one step closer to becoming a reality after a $10,000 funding request was approved by the North Manchester Town Council's regular monthly board meeting on Wednesday.

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On Saturday, May 29, the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) reported the 82nd COVID-19 death in Wabash County.

Southwood Jr./Sr. High School recently announced its honor roll lists for the fourth quarter of the 2020-2021 school year, according to a press release.

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The pandemic has forced drastic lifestyle shifts and in doing so, exposed the true extent of long-standing issues in our society. One such concern which has been highlighted again and again is food insecurity.

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After more than a year of experimentation with electronic meetings, local legislative bodies have begun formalizing the requirements for members to be able to participate remotely.

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Following similar changes at local, state and federal levels, local libraries which had been requiring masks inside their facilities have now lowered those mandates.

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A handful of Southwood Jr./Sr. High School singers will have the opportunity to participate in a “prestigious honor” next week in front of a live audience, said choral director Susan Keefer.

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Even as other, more populated parts of the state have seen the majority of those eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine get their shots, rural areas, including Wabash County, have struggled to catch up.

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Earlier this week, Southwood Jr./Sr. High School (SHS) teacher Cynthia Bell was presented with their 2021 Teacher of the Year Award.

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An increase in applications for the many open lifeguard positions at the Mark C. Honeywell Pool means they will open for Memorial Day weekend as planned. However, going forward, the pool will then only open on a limited basis, for the time being.

The Woman's Clubhouse will welcome Dan Johns, director of the Dan Quayle Museum in Huntington, for their monthly luncheon at noon Tuesday, June 8, according to Ellen Stouffer.