TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - A local soup kitchen faces closing down after receiving word that they are in need of a new cook.
The leaders of the soup kitchen located in the Booker T. Washington Community Center have announced their cook is retiring.
The Vigo County organization has served Terre Haute for five years; however, officials said they don't have the budget to hire a new chef.
The are hoping some of the area churches will provide help covering the cooking shifts.
If not, they say they'll have to close shop.
UPDATE: Around 9 a.m. on Saturday, the Terre Haute Police Department responded to the Statesman Inn room 144 at 1407 N 3rd Street. Officers found Randall Norton Jr, 21, with multiple stab wounds to his back and abdomen.
The Washington Police Department responded Friday around 2 a.m. to a complaint of a male subject being shot. The incident happened on Oak Grove Road in Washington near Ebenezer Baptist Church.
Thanksgiving is a time to spend with family. For some people the term family goes beyond their children.
Thursday night’s church fire in Prairie Creek in Vigo County was still smoldering Friday afternoon.
UPDATE: An assault on Friday around 2 p.m. leaves one man seriously injured. Terre Haute Police responded to the 2100 block of Locust Street in Terre Haute after a report of a battery.
The warmer weather is a thing of the past, and it's expected to get worse.