Update: Jail escapee now in custody, ‘satisfactory conclusion’ reached

10:30 p.m. A fugitive who escaped from Charles Mix County Jail Thursday evening was taken into custody at about 8:30 p.m. He’s now in custody at the Clay County Jail after a seven-hour standoff. The residence where 19-year-old Jubal Grant was located, at 1005 Clark St., was barricaded shortly after 5 p.m. A press conference was held by […]

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Newly-opened Prentis Plunge sees high attendance

The new community-named pool, Prentis Plunge, opened with a splash on June 3 after months of construction. The pool’s renovation was part of a larger plan to revamp Prentis Park, said James Goblirsch, Vermillion’s director of parks and recreation. “That was the jewel and the centerpiece of the project and it’s been fabulous ever since,” Goblirsch said. “It’s […]

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A capella group looking forward to recruiting, competition

The High Howlers, USD’s a cappella group, is bringing the movie “Pitch Perfect” to life on campus. Starting their second year as a student organization, the High Howlers have started rehearsals and hope to advance to the semifinal round of the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella competition in the spring. Co-founders Kevin Phillips and […]

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