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  • The Tribune-Star, Terre Haute, Ind.

    Black Friday is back

    Nov. 26—Sherry Michl is not afraid to let others know about her passion for shopping: Her T-shirt read, "Black Friday Professional." To take advantage of sales across Terre Haute, the Robinson, Ill., resident got up at 2 a.m. and was at J.C. Penney when it opened at 5 a.m. By 10 a.m., she said, "I've also been to Old Navy, Menard's and here," here being Books-a-Million, where she had a tiny ...

  • The Tribune-Star, Terre Haute, Ind.

    Mark Bennett: 'Magical' old Wabash Valley Tournament to fill exhibit, film

    Nov. 26—People sit shoulder to shoulder in a gymnasium's bleachers, from the courtside row to the rafters. Some lean over the railings in the aisles. The only open spaces belong to the high school basketball players on the court. Even with that breathing room, a few of the players appear as breathless as the excited fans, leaning over as a player shoots a free throw. An enlarged photograph ...

  • WFXT

    Local retailers gear-up for Small Business Saturday amid tough economy

    It’s an annual tradition our Main Streets rely on, and local retailers are hoping for a big turnout for Small Business Saturday. After a busy Black Friday, mom-and-pop shops are hoping people have more shopping left in their systems to spend some money Saturday.