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BOYS BB: Sectional showdowns - Pharos-Tribune
Logansport’s boys basketball team just completed one of its best regular seasons in years, probably the best since the last time the Berries won a share of the North Central Conference title in 1977. The Berries (19-3) are now set to begin postseason ...
Fire tears through westside home - Pharos-Tribune
Firefighters had to find a way around flooring weak from flames to search for residents of a Logansport home that turned out to be unoccupied early Monday, March 2. The Logansport Fire Department responded to the house fire in the 10 block of Lockwood ...
Deputies: Alcohol may have contributed to fatal crash - Pharos-Tribune
A man was killed in a single-vehicle crash shortly after 4:30 p.m. Monday, March 2, on 50 East just north of 300 North. According to Cass County Sheriff Deputy Branson Eber, a 2000 Chrysler van driven by Tracy W. Nilson, 48, Twelve Mile, was traveling ...
HTC takes on Sony with headset that allows users to roam virtual worlds - Pharos-Tribune
TAIPEI, Taiwan — HTC Corp. is working with Valve Corp. to challenge Sony and Facebook's Oculus as an early player in the virtual reality market. HTC Vive -- a set of VR goggles to pair with a controller and sensor towers -- uses game developer Valve's ...
Jacqueline L. Emery - Pharos-Tribune
Jacqueline L. Emery, 73, Logansport, passed away at 1:46 p.m. Monday, March 2, 2015, in the emergency room at Logansport Memorial Hospital. A funeral service celebrating the life of Jackie Emery will be 4 p.m. Thursday, March 5, in Fisher Funeral Chapel ...
Florida schedules bear hunting season - Pharos-Tribune
In response to recent bear attacks, Florida officials have announced a bear hunting season for the first time in 20 years. According to NPR, experts say a higher bear population and the smell of food is luring more bears dangerously close to humans.
Thomas L. Blinn - Pharos-Tribune
WINAMAC — Thomas L. Blinn, 80, Winamac, passed away Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, at the University of Arizona Medical Center, Tucson, Ariz. A celebration of life service will be scheduled in April at Star City United Methodist Church. Arrangements have been ...
Former art association director case extended - Pharos-Tribune
The court case over forgery and theft charges against the former executive director of the Logansport Art Association will continue in May. Rachel Ellington served as executive director of the LAA from May 2011 through August 2013. A Logansport Police ...
Julie Kitchell loses appeal in power plant suit, must pay fees - Pharos-Tribune
The Court of Appeals of Indiana has upheld a ruling that a Logansport citizen must pay more than $24,000 in attorneys' fees amassed by city officials during a lawsuit over a power plant project. Julie Kitchell filed the lawsuit in March 2013 alleging the ...
MARCUS: Being your worst enemy - Pharos-Tribune
This is a true story. Only the names and the dialogue have been changed because of the elapsed time and my faulty memory. Many years ago, I met Herman Hoggball at a now-closed Indianapolis deli for a rare consulting opportunity. “I’d like you to give ...
Repeal of wage laws is gaining momentum - Pharos-Tribune
INDIANAPOLIS — Republicans leaders are pushing hard on an effort to repeal the state’s 80-year-old law that sets workers’ wages on government projects with a promise from Gov. Mike Pence that he’ll sign the bill should it pass the General Assembly.
Lawmakers want to reduce recidivism at county jails - Pharos-Tribune
INDIANAPOLIS – Sheriffs and local jailers may see more money to help keep numbers in check in their lock-ups, as lawmakers pursue an ambitious plan to clear low-level offenders from state prisons. The House agreed this week to free up almost $90 million ...
LYONS: ISIS poses no realistic threat to the U.S. - Pharos-Tribune
It’s the Ebola panic all over again. Except they’re calling it ISIS this time. OMG! OMG! We’re all going to die! Cable TV news networks won’t be happy until they’ve got the whole country hiding in the basement, glued to Wolf Blitzer’s ...
HAYDEN: GOP making Ritz a household name - Pharos-Tribune
State Sen. Jean Leising went to a local Farm Bureau breakfast expecting to be quizzed on a complicated tax relief bill for farmers. Instead, the Republican from a rural district was bombarded with questions about why her GOP colleagues appeared dead set on ...
Officials hopeful for 911 funding - Pharos-Tribune
Cass County and state officials are hoping lawmakers will find a way to allow 911 fees to continue funding emergency dispatching services before the end of the 2015 legislative session. Until 2012, Indiana counties were responsible for setting and ...