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  1. Salvation Army races deadline for Red Kettle donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    The Salvation Army of Vincennes is making a last minute push to raise around $20,000 in four days. The effort is part of the agency's Red Kettle Campaign goal to fund its programs in to 2015.

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  2. As flu hits area hard, local nurse has flu prevention tipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Hometown News Daily

    ... the elderly, and pregnant women are especially vulnerable. Kelly Alexander, a nurse at the Medical Center of Vincennes, has many flu prevention tips to offer. Hand-washing is one of the best preventative measures to take to avoid spreading the flu. ...

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  3. Some local families celebrate the holidays with unusual traditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Hometown News Daily

    ... members, because they don't realize it's a joke, and they have to act like they actually like it!" Melissa Carie, Vincennes, says her family has a similar gift- exchange tradition. "It's a hideous statue of a monkey holding a skull sitting on some ...

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  4. Ring in the New Year at the 7th Annual Watermelon DropRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Hometown News Daily

    Ring in the New Year in downtown Vincennes at the 7th Annual Watermelon Drop! To mark the beginning of 2015, fifteen watermelons will be dropped from a 500-pound watermelon held high in the sky above Patrick Henry Drive. This tradition has caught the attention of news outlets worldwide, including CNN, who came to Vincennes to cover the event live last year.

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  5. vincennesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    ... rate around 4.5%, yet job vacancies going unfilled. The purpose of Wednesday's meeting at Green Activity Center on Vincennes University's campus was to talk population stagnation, national trends and opportunities for talent attraction and ...

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  6. James Levell Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Hometown News Daily

    James Levell, Jr. 92, 1801 Winesap Rd., Vincennes, died Dec. 14, 2014. His wife, Betty Levell predeceased him on March 5, 1996.

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  7. William Nicholas KitchellRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Hometown News Daily

    William Nicholas Kitchell, 71, Vincennes, passed away Sunday, December 14, 2014 at Good Samaritan Hospital. William was born November 25, 1943, in Vincennes, the son of William George and Wilma Mabel Kitchell.

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  8. Norma Jean Hobson, VincennesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Daily Journal

    Norma Jean Hobson, 86, passed away Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes. She was a resident of Vincennes.

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  9. Construction continues at Clarka s CrossingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    Construction crews are working at a lightning pace to finish work at the future site of Clark's Crossing, a senior living facility, on 6th Street in Vincennes. The residential living portion of the project is set for completion January 1, 2015.

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  10. Vincennes Fire rallies for 16-year-old with ovarian cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    The Vincennes Fire Department is set to host a benefit Friday evening for Taylor Pinkstaff. The 16-year-old Vincennes Lincoln High School junior was recently diagnosed with ovarian cancer.

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  11. VU student arrested for attempted armed robbery in VincennesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Hometown News Daily

    Vincennes City Police have made an arrest in connection with an early morning Armed Robbery Attempt at Hucks convenience store at 1515 Washington Avenue. Shortly after 2 a.m. Thursday, Vincennes Police were dispatched to the area near Hucks at 1515 Washington Avenue after a nearby resident saw two males in suspicious clothing and acting in a manner consistent with intentions to rob the store.

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  12. Plans Revealed For Bicentennial Torch RelayRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    ... Old State Capitol in Corydon in September 2016. The planned route hugs the Kentucky and Illinois borders to Vincennes before turning east for a zigzag path through all 92 counties, with stops at historic sites from Abraham Lincoln's boyhood home in ...

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  13. Small fire breaks out at Wayne Wilkins Trucking on Elkhorn RoadRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Hometown News Daily

    Around 3:30 p.m. this afternoon, the Vincennes township fire department was dispatched to Wayne Wilkins Trucking on Elkhorn Road in Vincennes. Vincennes township Chief Tim Smith said it was just a small fire in the wall, and the business called quickly, so they were able to put it out before it spread.

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  14. Knox County Highway Department announces reopening of Washington Avenue bridgeRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Hometown News Daily

    ... and Knox County Engineer John Sprague would like to thank the nearby residents, the citizens of Knox County and Vincennes who frequently travel this roadway for your continued patience and cooperation during this project. After a 24 day setback due ...

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  15. Vincennes Board of Works approves Second Street Project contractRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | Hometown News Daily

    ... to the 2014 holiday schedule. They also approved the placement of a dumpster on the street at 514 S. 3rd Street in Vincennes. Rick Szudy said once the permit is approved by the City Inspector's office, it will be on the street for 10 days. The ...

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  16. Vincennes leaf collection updateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Hometown News Daily

    In the event that leaves in your neighborhood have not yet been collected, the Street & Sanitation Department reminds you that the leaf vacuum will be revisiting areas throughout the City as time, equipment availability and weather conditions permit until all areas have been serviced. Due to the uncertainty of exact days leaves will be able to be collected, residents are asked to have them ready to be picked up at any time.

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  17. Holiday heist leaves Vincennes woman without park decorationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    One Vincennes woman says a holiday heist at her Christmas display in Gregg Park has left her feeling a bit "Bah, Humbug!" Daphne Rutenberg, owner of Daphne The Balloon Girl, decorated pole 5 at the park to spread some holiday cheer and get the word out about her small business. "We decorated the pole on Wednesday night, we left around 9:00 p.m., a little after 9:00 and I had a friend stop by to look at it on her way because I told them, I told a lot of people we got our pole decorated go check it out and she said when she went to work at 7:30 in the morning, were already gone," said Ruteneberg.

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  18. Padres officially sign Clint BarmesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... has 730 career appearances at short, also has extensive experience at second base (320 appearances). A native of Vincennes, Ind., the right-handed hitter was drafted out of Indiana State in the 10th round in 2000 by the Rockies. Over parts of 12 ...

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  19. Vincennes Indoor Percussion annual pancake breakfast set for Dec. 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Hometown News Daily

    The Vincennes Indoor Percussion will hold it's annual Pancake Breakfast Saturday, December 13, from 7:00am-11:00am at the First Baptist Church in Vincennes. The price is $5 for all-you-can-eat pancakes plus two sausages and drinks.

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  20. Holiday decorations stolen from Gregg Park in VincennesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Hometown News Daily

    At least one business owner who set up a holiday display in Gregg Park in Vincennes has had valuable items stolen overnight. Daphne Rutenberg, owner of Daphne the Balloon Girl, said her Mickey and Minnie figures were both stolen sometime after she set them up Wednesday night.

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