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Teen stabbing suspect waived to adult court  Journal & Courier

John D. Vanderwielen is accused of stabbing his father and assaulting his mother. He was waived from the juvenile court Thursday afternoon.

Local high school senior releases first professionally produced single

Jay Alan, a high school senior, has been working with Los Angeles music producers and local songwriters to produce and perform his first professionally ...

Harrison student suspected of being drunk at school  Journal & Courier

Harrison High School administrators summoned a sheriff's deputy to the office about 10 a.m. Thursday after believing a 16-year-old boy was drunk.

TSC parents raise concerns over development near Harrison High School

Some parents with kids in the Tippecanoe School Corporation are concerned about over crowding in the schools. This after finding out more than 1800 new ...

Inexperienced Harrison boys basketball embracing each opportunity to get better  Journal & Courier

The Raiders improved to 2-0 with a win over West Lafayette.

Harrison High School students serve local first responders

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) -- Harrison high school students delivered treats to local first responders on Dec. 16. The students are part of a leadership ...

Harrison High School hosts career day

Harrison High School freshman are getting a head start on what they may want to do for the rest of their lives.

Harrison Bands Craft Show | Calendar

Featuring all hand made arts and crafts, baked goods, and Harvest Cafe serving breakfast items, lunch items and snacks.

Harrison High School student arrested after fight  Journal & Courier

A 14-year-old girl at Harrison High School was arrested Wednesday morning after she started a fight, according to Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office.

LSC, TSC and West Lafayette have ongoing construction  Journal & Courier

Over the summer LSC, TSC and West Lafayette broke ground on new construction projects.

How viewers spent this record-breaking cold day

News 18 asked viewers to send in pictures of what they did on this extremely cold day. Here is what we received!

Harrison defense eager for New Palestine matchup  Journal & Courier

The Raiders host New Pal in Friday's 7 p.m. regional.

Andy Young: Knowledgeable historians agree: February is fabulous!  Biddeford Journal Tribune

Those of us fortunate enough to have been born in February have long known ours is the most significant of the twelve sections of the Gregorian calendar.

Harrison High School honors walkout day differently

Some students at Harrison High School didn't need to walk outside to be heard on Wednesday. They honored the lives lost in the school auditorium.

Polls full of Boone County | Schools  Harrison Daily

NORTH LITTLE ROCK — There are six high schools in Boone County. Three of those schools have a basketball team ranked in the Arkansas Sports Media poll.

Harrison's pool renovations are going swimmingly

It's almost been 50 years since any renovations were completed on Harrison High School's swimming pool.

Despite Crohn's disease, Marcel Atisso plays three football positions at Indiana HS  USA TODAY High School Sports

Harrison HS (West Lafayette, Ind.) sophomore Marcel Atisso was told he would never play sports again. After a year and a half, he returned.

Harrison boys golf extends sectional title streak to 9  Journal & Courier

Harrison boys golf claims its ninth consecutive sectional championship and advances to regional with Benton Central and Central Catholic.

Marion upset slips through Harrison's fingers  Journal & Courier

WEST LAFAYETTE — On a night when almost everything went wrong for the Marion football team, the Giants' defense finally did one thing right — four times in ...

Eight cases of whooping cough reported in Tippecanoe County  Journal & Courier

Five students at a single Tippecanoe School Corp. school contracted the contagious virus, which begins with cold-like symptoms.

Arkansas Sports Media rankings released | Schools  Harrison Daily

NORTH LITTLE ROCK — As the basketball regular season nears completion, the Heart of the Ozarks has teams that are garnering attention on the state level.

Local high school robotics teams will build a robot for an international competition

Purdue University hosted a 2019 FIRST Robotics Challenge kick off for local high school students.

This I Believe: Stephanie Browning, Harrison High School  Journal & Courier

Over the past month, west central Indiana highs school seniors have been putting their viewpoints into words for an essay contest titled “This I Believe.

Tippecanoe sheriff debate: Dombkowski and Goldsmith echo as often as differ  Journal & Courier

In a congenial, but on-point debate, sheriff candidates find subtle ways to separate themselves on drugs, school safety and fixing a department.

Coroner: Battle Ground teen had meth in system during fatal crash

Coroner Steven Seele said the autopsy showed Abston died from blunt force trauma to the head, neck and chest with a contributing factor of methamphetamine ...

Harrison football team more confident ahead of game against Lafayette Jeff  Journal & Courier

WEST LAFAYETTE — A stellar second half on defense and the continued growth of Andrew Jensen at quarterback came at just the right time for the Harrison ...

Bangert: Harrison grad’s new Broadway gig includes a kiss right out of RFRA-era Indiana  Journal & Courier

Ted Arthur's first full-time Broadway show, "The Prom," has a RFRA theme ripped from his native Indiana -- not to mention that Macy's Parade kiss.

Lady Goblins move back into polls | Schools  Harrison Daily

NORTH LITTLE ROCK — The Harrison senior girls have once again claimed a spot in the Class 4A polls.

Harrison teacher earns state recognition

Harrison High School math teacher, Doug Klumpe, has been named the most influential teacher in the state by the Indiana Association of School Principals.

New security measures in place at McCutcheon and Harrison High Schools

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — New security measures are in place at McCutcheon and Harrison High Schools. This comes as a temporary solution after concerns ...

Area schools scramble to keep up with rapid growth  Journal & Courier

Harrison is set to receive a 50000-square-foot addition and a new tennis complex in the next few years.

J&C Big School All-Area football team  Journal & Courier

Kyle Adams, 6-0, 164, junior, QB, West Lafayette. Completed WL record 285 passes on 406 attempts for WL single-season records of 3,945 yards and 47 TD, ...

Rensselaer swimming on solid ground as Weilbaker departs

After a great high school season, a club season with a state appearance and a summer league season that ended with a fifth straight conference title, Brett ...

West Lafayette summer sports camps  Journal & Courier

West Lafayette High School and the city's Parks and Recreation Department are teaming up to offer summer sports camps.

The 939 NJ Superintendents, Principals Who Earned $150K Or More  Point Pleasant, NJ Patch

Salaries Of 939 NJ Superintendents, Principals - Point Pleasant, NJ - These 939 top-paid NJ school superintendents and principals earned $150K, even if their ...

TSC welcomes new administration for upcoming school year

TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI)--Tippecanoe School Corporation has announced three new assistant principals and a principal for schools in Tippecanoe ...

Four sectional records fall as West Lafayette girls track four-peats  Journal & Courier

WEST LAFAYETTE — Led by three record-smashing performances, West Lafayette ran away with its fourth straight girls track and field sectional title Tuesday at ...

Stellar softball season ends in heartbreak for Harrison  Journal & Courier

WEST LAFAYETTE — Jade Johnson deserved better. A broken right foot could've cost her one more year of high school softball. Instead, the Harrison senior ...

More flat tuition rates, posthumous degrees approved at Purdue Board of Trustees Meeting

The Purdue Board of Trustees held its final meeting of 2018 on the morning of Friday December 7th.

Harrison's Alison Hannon is J&C Girls Soccer Player of the Year  Journal & Courier

The senior midfielder had seven goals and nine assist for the sectional champions.

30 to Watch: Jashun Paluru, from competition to coaching  Journal & Courier

Jashun Paluru competed on the national stage for the last time this June. Now, he's found a new contest to dominate.

Journal & Courier Big School softball Player of the Year: Harrison's Kaeley Hallada  Journal & Courier

The senior catcher hit .453 with 5 home runs and 34 RBI.

Lafayette Jeff survives to beat Harrison  Journal & Courier

WEST LAFAYETTE — These kinds of games build character. Scott Radeker can say that because his team, for the third game in a row, won one that went down ...

West Lafayette sophomore Alaina Omonode goes from softball to track to regional  Journal & Courier

WEST LAFAYETTE — Alaina Omonode traded in a softball for a shot put. When the former West Lafayette catcher traded in her cleats for a track and field outfit, ...

Harrison High School Officials Investigating Hacking Of Teacher's Website, E-mail  WBAA

EDITOR'S NOTE: A picture later in this story shows a redacted version of the hacked website. It contains *content* that is likely to be considered offensive.

Purdue volunteers assist history-making high school supercomputing team - News  Purdue News Service

At the upcoming SC17 international supercomputing conference, a team of students from Harrison High School in West Lafayette, Ind., trained by volunteers ...

Former Harrison College students search for answers

Students are still looking for solutions after Harrison College abruptly closed almost three weeks ago.

Hoops for Hope fundraises for two community members

Students are raising money for two members of the Tippecanoe School Corporation.

Candidates for sheriff discuss jails and teens | City & State  Purdue Exponent

At Wednesday night's sheriff's debate, much of the discussion centered around the issue of overcrowding in jails, before moving on to national topics that hit ...

Harrsion High School hosts District FIRST Robotics competition

In a story we have been following since January, area high school students put their hard work to the test in the FIRST Robotics competition at Harrison High ...

Students safe after Tippecanoe School Corp. bus washed off the road  Journal & Courier

As a cautionary tale for drivers: There's enough power in those flood waters to wash a school bus off the road.

Top 10 female athletes of 2017-18 high school year  Journal & Courier

The J&C's Sam King chooses his top 10 multi-sport females from last school year.

A classmate of Shelena Kyle remembers her life

A friend of Shelena Kyle says that she along with her husband Logan Kyle graduated from Harrison High School in 2014.

High school students give mid-1800s cemetery new life  Chicago Daily Herald

Students at Lafayette high school give new shine to cemetery dating to mid-1800s.

Tippecanoe School Corporation and the Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Department team up for enforcement blitz

TSC officials took a ride on the school buses with busiest traffic stops while officer follow behind. This was to catch drivers who commit a stop arm violation.

What more can be done to ensure school safety?  Purdue Exponent

After the school shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and Noblesville West Middle School, school safety has been a focal point for the 2018 ...

Greater Lafayette boys and girls soccer sectional pairings  Journal & Courier

Reigning state champion Harrison will open the Lafayette Jeff Class 3A boys soccer sectional against Kokomo.

Election 2018: Tippecanoe County Sheriff candidates outline some of their platforms  Journal & Courier

Here are bits of what the sheriff candidates had to say about some of their platforms as they head to their debate and the finish line.

Police investigate Harrison student's social media threat

Police were called to Harrison High School after a student reported seeing threats on social media.

Run, Charlie, Run: 70 Touchdowns Later, High School Back Still Seeking Attention  Bleacher Report

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Although he can barely feel his fingers inside his winter gloves, Chris Spegal keeps doing what he has always done when his son ...

Bangert: Jabs coming in debate? Sheriff candidates say not this time  Journal & Courier

Debates were testy in GOP primary. We'll see how things go when Jason Dombkowski and Bob Goldsmith face each other in a lone debate Wednesday night.

Greater Lafayette schools' graduation rates stay steady  Journal & Courier

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Greater Lafayette area schools didn't see much change in graduation rates in 2017. Harrison and Jefferson high schools both basically ...

Greater Lafayette holiday calendar  Journal & Courier

Searching for activities available in the Greater Lafayette area this holiday season? Look no further.

Georgia school accused of serving raw food in cafeteria

Officials at a Rockdale County high school in Georgia are in hot water after reports the cafeteria served raw food but the school disagrees.

Bangert: Greater Lafayette's high school voters? They doubled county’s turnout in primary  Journal & Courier

A new program aimed at first-time voters looked to create habits by taking early voting to Greater Lafayette high schools. Verdict: It worked.

Talent, chemistry came together for Harrison's 1995 champs  Journal and Courier

With the IHSAA celebrating its 50th state baseball tournament, we look back at Harrison's 1995 state champs.

Bangert: Tales from Chauncey Hill Mall, a hangout for generations near Purdue  Journal & Courier

As conversation starts for what wil come next at the top of State Street hill, those who called Chauncey Hill Mall a hangout through the generations recall why a ...

Approved subdivision brings controversy to APC

The development of a controversial subdivision has been approved by Tippecanoe County Area Plan Commission.

Veteran duo leads WL to Hoops Classic semifinals  Journal & Courier

West Lafayette girls basketball seeks its second victory of the 2017-18 season against Frankfort.

Sheriff Candidate Goldsmith On School Safety: 'No Reason To Change'  WBAA

Tippecanoe County Sheriff Candidate Bob Goldsmith says his plan for school safety, if he's elected in November, is to keep doing what the county is already.

Here is a list of where you can vote early for the May primary  Journal & Courier

People can vote early in 23 locations, ranging from high schools to grocery stores.

Former Purdue basketball players to host basketball camps

After starring on the court in West Lafayette the past four years, two former Purdue basketball players are giving back to the community this summer.

Teen runaway believed to be in danger  Journal & Courier

Seventeen-year-old Joseph Phillips ran away last week and is believed to be in danger, Lafayette police stated.

Harrison students give historic cemetery new life  Journal and Courier

William Henry Harrison High School students cleaned and restored headstones in the Pierce Cemetery this week.

A struggling Coast football program aims to find the right man to turn things around  The Sun Herald

The West Harrison High School football program is in search of a new coach following the resignation of Tracy Rogers. The Hurricanes have struggled in recent ...

Harrison sports volunteer sets positive example  Journal and Courier

Sam Newton's philosophy is simple: If you can't have fun with high school sports, you're in it for the wrong reasons.

Purdue partners with Oscar Winski in electronic disposal drive

The university is partnering with Oscar Winksi to collect used electronics such as computers, televisions and more.

High school boys tennis outlook  Journal & Courier

A look at the boys tennis teams in Tippecanoe and Benton County.

Harrison wrestlers edge McCutcheon for regional title  Journal & Courier

Harrison wrestlers claim their sixth consecutive regional championship plus girls basketball sectional championships and boys basketball.

Local ISTEP scores reflect general dip in statewide scoring for 2018  Journal & Courier

LAFAYETTE, Ind.— While the West Lafayette Community School Corp. led Tippecanoe County in overall ISTEP scoring, state numbers continued to decline, ...

Plans moving ahead for bed and breakfast style inn

After more than three years of planning, the Whittaker is becoming a reality.

This I Believe: Kenna Thompson, Harrison  Journal & Courier

This I Believe: Music sets us free by Kenna Thompson, Harrison High School.

J&C high school athletes of the week: Sept. 11-16  Journal & Courier

The Journal & Courier is recognizing high school athletes of the week in each sport this school year. These athletes were chosen from events during the week of ...

Lafayette lawyer Ben Mattingly wins Men's City medalist  Journal & Courier

The former Bucknell University golfer was 7 under par in the stroke play portion.

State senate and representative races yet to schedule debates  Purdue Exponent

Political debates have long been a staple of election runs. Every two years, candidates for various elections will stand in front of an audience and defend their ...

Bangert: West Lafayette native’s search for birth parents turns Olympics into homecoming  Journal & Courier

Harrison grad Ted Arthur, in South Korea for the Olympics, put up fliers looking for clues about his birth parents.

Live 765: Greater Lafayette's arts & entertainment calendar for Dec. 6-19  Journal & Courier

Check out what's going on in Greater Lafayette's arts & entertainment scene.

West Lafayette Police Department gets two new officers  Purdue Exponent

The West Lafayette Police Department's hiring process can take upwards of an entire year.

Under new leadership (again), Harrison volleyball moves forward  Journal & Courier

WEST LAFAYETTE — Inside the dimly lit sweatbox known as Harold R. May Gymnasium once resided one of Indiana's top high school volleyball programs year ...

Fact-Check: Have violent crimes in Tippecanoe County increased?  Journal & Courier

Editor's Note: Before the May 8 primary election, the Journal & Courier will have occasional stories examining local candidates' claims on social media and in ...

West Lafayette woman steals $471K and gets in-home incarceration  Journal & Courier

Sixty-six-year-old Laura Jean Hettinger admitted writing checks to herself on her employer's account.

Teen, mobile home park owner investigated for drowning caged cat  Journal & Courier

LAFAYETTE — A disturbing Thanksgiving Day video of a 17-year-old West Lafayette boy kicking a caged cat into a pond to drown drew the attention of police, ...

Old Lafayette: Death ended tank scrap tradition  Journal & Courier

This week's Old Lafayette column examines the beginning of some Greater Lafayette institutions and traditions.

Saving virtual cavemen may be a way for students to learn about careers  Journal & Courier

That's a plot of a video game created by the Purdue Center for Economic Education to educate students about their career options.

Best yet to come for Harrison's Sammons  Journal and Courier

The senior signed with the University of Wisconsin on Wednesday.

Parents of girl shot at Indiana school sue gunman's parents

The parents of a 13-year-old girl who was shot seven times by a classmate at a suburban Indianapolis school are suing the young assailant's parents, seeking ...

High School Team to Compete in SC17 Student Cluster Competition  insideHPC

For the first time, a team high school of high schoolers will compete in the Student Cluster Competition next week at SC17 in Denver. The team hails from ...

Check out these high school holiday performances  Journal & Courier

The sets are decorated; the costumes are cleaned and pressed. All that waits is for audience members to take their seats, ready to listen as area high school ...

West Lafayette teen's motivational phrase leaves lasting impression 1 year after his death  WISH-TV

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. ( WLFI ) - One year ago, a car crash tragically took the life of West Lafayette teen Christian Burns.

Greater Lafayette students will "march for their lives" on Saturday  Journal & Courier

LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Dozens of Greater Lafayette students will join thousands in Indianapolis and Washington on Saturday for the March for Our Lives, a rally ...

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