In need of expansion, Hopebridge Autism Therapy Center will soon construct a new 10,000-square-foot building near Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Construction at 399 Hospital Lane is slated to start by the end of this month or early March with completion by mid fall. Opening is slated for Nov. 11.

The Vigo County School Corp. and chief financial officer Bruce Perry have agreed to part ways, although Perry will continue to be paid through June 30, according to a separation agreement obtained by the Tribune-Star through a public records request.

Terre Haute Police Chief Shawn Keen visited the Terre Haute NAACP branch meeting Monday night for a discussion about the how city came to participate in the "Live PD" television show, and the effort was appreciated, said the local branch president.

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The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, is calling for the resignation of newly appointed Kokomo city councilman Roger Stewart, after anti-Muslim Facebook posts he shared on his profile were uncovered.

PERU – The Indiana Department of Transportation is moving forward with plans to install five J-turn intersections on U.S. 31 in Miami County just three year after pulling a similar proposal that received fierce pushback from legislators and residents.

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In past columns I have featured the East Fork State Fish Hatchery in Daviess County and Cikana State Fish Hatchery in Morgan County near Martinsville. The third state hatchery, located south of Indianapolis, is Driftwood in Jackson County near the town of Vallonia. Driftwood is a part of the Jackson-Washington County State Forest and the Starve Hollow State Recreation Area, both a great place to view nature in a landscape of high rolling hills that are often shaped like knobs. They are a classic example of the Knobstone Region of Southern Indiana. Another feature of this area is the nearby Vallonia State Nursery where many trees are produced to help keep our Hoosier forests a green landscape for us to enjoy and treasure.

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