WEST LAFAYETTE — Members of Purdue University’s Class of 2020 will hear their names called, hold diplomas in their hands, wear a cap and gown, and take part, albeit away from Elliott Hall of Music, in all the personal hallmarks, pomp and circumstance of a traditional Purdue commencement — co…

LAFAYETTE — The Tippecanoe County Health Department announced with deep sorrow, its first COVID-19 death March 27. This individual was a male resident of Tippecanoe County and was one of the county’s 8 positive cases at that time.

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. – Dollar General announces its store at 3205 Union Street in Lafayette is now open. Normal hours of operation may be found online or through the Dollar General app.

INDIANAPOLIS — Governor Eric J. Holcomb delivered a statewide address today to order that Hoosiers remain in their homes except when they are at work or for permitted activities, such as taking care of others, obtaining necessary supplies, and for health and safety. The order is in effect fr…

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WEST LAFAYETTE — As the industry for self-driving cars, robots and other unmanned vehicles quickly evolves — and engineers work to overcome the limitations of sensors that use visual, infrared or thermal information — math experts at Purdue University and the Technical University of Munich h…

LAFAYETTE – Alex Sabol announced that he is running to be State Representative in District 25, covering parts of Cass, Carroll, Clinton, Tippecanoe, and White counties. At Tippecanoe County Democratic Headquarters, surrounded by friends, family, and elected officials (such as Sheila Klinker,…

LAFAYETTE – Food Finders Food Bank, which serves Tippecanoe and 15 surrounding counties, is partnering with the Lafayette Aviators to raise funds to help in its mission to address food insecurity in North Central Indiana.

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INDIANAPOLIS – The 500 Festival, a nonprofit organization providing life-enriching events and programs that celebrate the legacy of the Indianapolis 500, today announces that Abigail Hayes, a West Lafayette native and a homeschool graduate, has been selected as a 2020 500 Festival Princess. …

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STATEHOUSE – McCutcheon High School graduate Tanner Brown is gaining experience as an intern with State Rep. Sharon Negele (R-Attica) and her fellow members of the Indiana House of Representatives during the 2020 legislative session.

LAFAYETTE, IN – The Lafayette Symphony’s casual nightclub series at Carnahan Hall (2200 Elmwood Ave, Suite A6) returns on Thursday, March 5 with The B-Side: Track 2 – Beyond Bassoon. The ensemble led by LSO Principal Bassoonist Catherine Marchese will play tunes from Gershwin to Gaga as you’…

AUBURN — DeKalb County criminal justice leaders have been attentive to the impact of COVID-19 on detention facilities since mid-March and will continue to evaluate every new arrest for the need to incarcerate, DeKalb County Prosecutor ClaraMary Winebrenner said Friday.

NEW YORK - Only a trickle of cars and bicycles occupy streets that normally would be teeming with traffic and pedestrians. So, on a cool recent midday in Manhattan, FDNY Ladder 26 easily glided its fire engine to the corner of East 79th Street and Third Avenue. A moment later, owner Luigi Militello stepped out of Luke's Bar and Grill with a few of his employees carrying to-go orders – lunch on ...

Queen Elizabeth II urged Britons to adopt the same discipline and resolve that the U.K. showed during World War II as she sought to comfort the public during the fight against coronavirus. In a rare televised address, the 93 year-old monarch insisted that the sacrifices made during the national lockdown will be worth it, and added that families and friends will be reunited again once the ...

LOS ANGELES - Amid stories that several megachurch pastors in recent weeks have defied calls to cancel gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic, President Trump tweeted this weekend that he would be "tuning in" Sunday to listen to Greg Laurie, a Southern California megachurch pastor, online. And so, from his empty Riverside campus at Harvest Christian Fellowship, a church of 15,000 people ...

With thousands of college athletes forced to evacuate universities across the country and return to their homes in response to the growing coronavirus pandemic, athletic departments have been seeking ways to provide support for them. Without access to weight rooms, training tables and nutrition centers, athletes are using anything available to help them maintain their fitness level and mental ...