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Aging with a flourish: “Rose” of Clay County is one of several young-at-heart in the Wabash Valley who refuse to let a slower gait and aging eyesight keep them from seeking amusement or social companionship. 159 more words


Alonzo Mourning to be Inducted in 2014 NBA Hall of Fame

Some really big news for Alonzo Mourning, who won his NBA title with Miami Heat.  Mourning’s not only being inducted into the NBA Hall of Fame, but it’s a nice addition to being a board member of his alma mater, Georgetown University. 273 more words


92 Year-Old Memphian Dorothy Owens Finally Gets High School Diploma

MEMPHIS, TN – (WMC-TV) – You’re never too old to graduate high school and 92-year-old Memphis native Dorothy Owens is proving that.

Owens’ father died and because of a leg injury, she was forced to drop out of high school. 91 more words


Downward Spiral

The Vigo County Public Library in Terre Haute asked members of River City Art Association and Wabash Valley Art Guild to submit artwork for an exhibit in March inspired by the 2014 Wabash Valley Big Read book selection “The Magnificent Ambersons” by Indiana author Booth Tarkington. 1,017 more words


Realityworks WI MOTY Award

On Thursday, February 27th Realityworks, Inc. was recognized at the 2013 WI Manufacture of the Year Awards with a special award for “Innovation Excellence”. The event was in honor of manufacturers contributing to the vibrancy of Wisconsin and our communities through good business practices, innovative processes, and productivity enhancements. 69 more words


NBA's Sixers Retire Allen Iverson's No. 3

PHILADELPHIA – Allen Iverson cupped his hand to his left ear and asked to hear his favorite tune one more time.  With that command, 20,000 roaring Philadelphia 76ers fans gave AI the standing ovation he earned by stamping himself as one of the franchise’s all-time greats.   891 more words


Massachusetts Historical Figure Mum Bett Who Sued for Freedom Honored at Boston State House Today

One of Massachusetts’ most important historical figures, former slave Elizabeth Freeman, is being honored at the State House in Boston today.  Freeman, formerly known as… 411 more words