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Best bets for weekend fun - Pharos-Tribune
MONTICELLO — Indiana Beach is opening for the season Friday, May 22. The amusement park’s Beach Bay has a 25,000-square-foot wave pool, racing slides, a bowl slide, cabanas and a new bathhouse. Beach Bay will be included with one-day Funday ...
LYONS: The sound and the fury of 'Deflategate' - Pharos-Tribune
The bombast and grandiosity of NFL football have always put me off. Fans too often treat ballgames as if they were wars between rival tribes or nation states; symbolic struggles between good and evil. As somebody who watches probably 150 major league ...
Indiana BMVs to be closed Saturday, Monday for holiday - Pharos-Tribune
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles says all of its license branches will be closed Saturday through Monday in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. The BMV says all branches will resume their regularly scheduled business hours on ...
Prep roundup: Cass tennis tops Logan to advance to final - Pharos-Tribune
Lewis Cass won its suspended opening round match by defeating Carroll 5-0, and the Kings turned around and defeated Logansport 4-1 at the Logansport Sectional Thursday. In the Carroll match, Cass' No. 1 singles player Ivette Prado won in straight sets 6-0 ...
BOYS TRACK: Gutty effort - Pharos-Tribune
KOKOMO — Logansport junior Jacob Graf went all out in an attempt to win the sectional title in the 1600-meter run. In a race that was neck-and-neck the entire way, Graf was edged at the finish line by Western sophomore Josh Everetts by just 0.27 of a ...
Flag-walking protestor releases threatening 'memorandum' as police search continues - Pharos-Tribune
VALDOSTA, Ga. - Eric Sheppard, the Valdosta State University student protester wanted by police in connection with a gun found in his backpack, says he will not turn himself in to authorities. Sheppard stated he will “annihilate” anyone who comes after ...
Prosecutor: Doctor traded drugs for sex - Pharos-Tribune
ANDERSON, Ind. - An Indiana physician has been charged with trading drugs for sex with several patients, according to court records filed Thursday that included 21 criminal counts in addition to 10 other counts earned late last year. The Madison County ...
Pennsylvania veterans monument vandalized leading up to Memorial Day - Pharos-Tribune
SELINSGROVE, Pa. — East Snyder Park manager Pete DeWire couldn’t believe what he was seeing as he looked down on the Snyder County Veterans Memorial monument. "It’s sickening," he said, pointing to the $5,000 plaque that someone defaced with a sharp ...
Largest auto recall in US history not affecting locals - Pharos-Tribune
Local car dealers say a nationwide air bag recall hasn't affected many area customers. Japanese auto parts supplier Takata Corp. recently recalled defective airbags in 34 million vehicles across the country, nearly doubling the previously known amount.
U.S. attorney steps up monitoring of painkillers - Pharos-Tribune
INDIANAPOLIS - Doctors and pharmacies are coming under the close watch of prosecutors and drug agents who are searching for sources of the pain pills that are fueling opioid addictions and encouraging heroin use in Indiana. “When you see a problem of ...
Jerry E. Jennings - Pharos-Tribune
DELPHI — Jerry E. Jennings, 76, Delphi, passed away at 10 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at his home. He had battled cancer since last October of 2014. He was born Dec. 15, 1938, in Summershade, Ky., to the late Andrew and Edna Glass Jennings. His ...
Residents: 'junk science' behind lake rules - Pharos-Tribune
MONTICELLO — A group of residents and businesses fighting the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over water levels in Shafer and Freeman lakes alleges the agency is relying on "junk science" to justify allowing lake levels to drop by as much as 12 feet or more.
Pharos-Tribune welcomes summer intern - Pharos-Tribune
Andrew Vailliencourt has joined the Pharos-Tribune as a summer intern funded through the Hoosier State Press Association Foundation. Vailliencourt is from Brighton, Mich. He will be junior in the fall at Indiana University-Bloomington. He is studying ...
Motel starts swap meet and farmers market - Pharos-Tribune
A new swap meet and farmers market recently opened at the Country Edge Motel just north of Logansport. “We don’t have a swap meet in the area,” general manager of the motel Stacie Holford said. “We’ve got this very large lot up here that we are ...
Patrick T. Shannon - Pharos-Tribune
Patrick T. Shannon, 75, Logansport, passed away at 12:46 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, 2015, in St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. The Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 26, at All Saints Catholic Church. Father Michael McKinney will ...