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Tuesday, March 26, 2019
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As Lincoln Trail College nears the half-century mark, plans are afoot for some of the biggest changes there since the campus opened. On Thursday, the LTC Foundation board will vote on deeding 10 acres west of the baseball diamond to the college, increasing the size of the campus by 12 percent, President Ryan Gower told the Daily News.


Strokes claim DJ 'Roger Dee's life
The voice that brought music, news, comfort and laughter to Crawford County for more than 50 years has gone silent.

"Roger Dee" Reynolds died at 9:28 a.m. EST Tuesday at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute.

Reynolds suffered a stroke Feb. 28. He had spent the day working at the radio station and had just arrived home. He suffered a second stroke March 12.


Friday, March 22, 2019

Nutrition Lesson
Nutrition Lesson
Students in Erica Blank's eighth-grade class at Palestine Grade School were recently visited by U of I Extension. They discussed nutrition in food, fat content and making healthy choices while passing around what appears to be a giant sponge. (Submitted photo)

Local News

Five candidates running for three seats on Oblong Village Board
The Village of Oblong has five candidates running for three trustee seats.

Incumbents Jay Haines and Dave Hasty are running to retain their seats, while former mayor Keith Waldrop along with Carrie Sablone and Jennifer Coulter have also thrown their hats in the ring. Trustee Debi Wilson has chosen not to run for another term.

All three seats are four-year terms, and the top three vote-getters will be elected.
• Five candidates on Hutsonville Unit 1 ballot
• Unit 2 tightening security with 'visitor management'
• Hutsonville looking at co-op options
• Unit 3 may expand H'ville co-op

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Lady Statesmen split weekend games
There were highs and lows to the final weekend of the season for Lincoln Trail College's women's basketball team.

The Lady Statesmen scored a big victory on Senior Night Friday (March 1), but were then thumped on Saturday (March 2) by undefeated and NJCAA No. 1-ranked Wabash Valley College, 101-43, in their regular season finale.

• Statesmen beat Southeastern, lose to Wabash
• Statesmen drop three in Alabama
• Lady Statesmen beat John A. Logan, 62-54
• Statesmen fall to No. 5 Logan, 87-75

Insight & Opinion
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Solutions not easy on road carnage
It was not a Happy St. Patrick's Day for everyone. I grew up here. Going to Vincennes for pizza because you couldn't get one here or Terre Haute to shop because the shops here didn't have what we wanted was routine but not usual. That is, we would do it now and then, but not all the time.
• A dietitian's perspective on disordered eating
• Seniors, disabled vulnerable to abuse
• Connections between nutrition and autism
• Harder than ever to get a fair deal

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