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It is often the stories of ordinary people — ones who never gained wealth or fame but raised their families and worked hard in their respective occupations — that are the most interesting parts of local history. This is certainly true of the lives of many Knox County residents. Here are a fe…

Two southern Indiana libraries will host an innovative Zoom author program during November’s National Novel Writing Month. Author Sandra Hurt of Indianapolis will tell the story of how almost 30 years of researching ancient Pompeii allowed her to write and publish “Priestess of Pompeii: The …

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I recently read an uplifting article about a North Dakota farmer who had a heart attack in the midst of combining his wheat and canola crop. As he recuperated, his neighbors, about 50 farmers in all, put a hold on their own work and pitched in to harvest his more than 1,000 acres, accomplish…

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In 1959 and again in 1963, Vincennes residents appeared on nationally televised game shows, bringing them and their hometown notoriety. In those years, game shows had enormous audiences.

The YMCA of Vincennes has returned to normal operating hours

Don and Linda Mundy will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday with a card shower. Cards may be sent to: 804 W. Fifth St., Bicknell, IN 47512.

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The Francis Vigo Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, held a chapter meeting on Sept. 22 at their chapter house, 30 W. Harrison St. Every member in attendance wore a mask and social distancing guidelines were followed. Four members joined the meeting via Zoom. No r…

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ELDER ABUSE TELEVISION SPECIAL TO AIR ON VINCENNES PBS

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“Where the Crawdads Sing,” released in August of 2018, is a wildly successful debut novel by wildlife biologist Delia Owens. “Where the Crawdads Sing” topped the New York Times Best Seller list in 2019 and 2020 for 32 consecutive weeks and has spent 103 total weeks on the list. As of mid-Sep…

Our nation, state, county, and city has been under the grip of the Covid-19 pandemic since March of this year. At the direction of our Governor, Eric Holcomb, Knox County Health Department Director Dr. Alan Stewart, Knox County Public Library Director Emily Bunyan, and the Knox County Public…

The YMCA of Vincennes has returned to its normal operating hours

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On the morning of Monday, Sept. 30, 1963, two men, both nicely dressed in suits, walked into Simon’s Jewelry Store at 325 Main St. in Vincennes and began browsing the merchandise. Unbeknownst to all of those inside the store at the time, an armed robbery was about to take place.

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Rick and Patricia Miller of Vincennes will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Sept. 27.

On the afternoon of Tuesday, Sept. 18, 1945, people in Lawrence County, Illinois, and beyond, began a search for money that was scattered about on the ground. The brand-new bills were $20s, $10s, $5s and $1s, stimulating what the Sun-Commercial accurately called “a treasure hunt.”

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During this unusual time of the shut-down and shut-in caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, I have been binge watching way too much television. Two movies that I am willing to admit to watching during the seize are “Hamilton,” the Broadway musical, and “Le Misérables.”

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The YMCA of Vincennes has returned to normal operating hours

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Earlier this year, Good Samaritan Hospital dedicated a monument on the corner of Seventh and Barnett streets commemorating the site of LaSalle Elementary School. The hospital razed the 90-year-old school building in 2017. Long before LaSalle was constructed, another school building stood nea…

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The first day of fall this year is on Sept. 22. During this time of year, we think of colorful falling leaves, bonfires, Halloween pumpkins and other images of autumn. Bats may also come to mind during this time of year.

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How many of us have watched the genealogy shows that have done research for star celebrities? These programs make it look so easy to find your family information, as if it is all laid out in front of them on a silver platter. To me, it’s like the fairy godmother of genealogy has left you a s…

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This coming Monday, the first Monday in September, Americans will celebrate Labor Day. For some, the holiday simply means a day off from work, and for others it marks the unofficial end of summer, but, as we all should remember, Labor Day signifies much more. It was designed as a day to reco…

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While mules might seem an unlikely topic for a column, these animals have played an important role in agriculture, industry, and transportation throughout history. In the United States, they were used to build roads, railroads, dams, and canals, by farmers to work their fields, as pack anima…

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Mac and Mary Campbell of Bruceville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday.

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