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Death of former student opens eyes

Death of former student opens eyes

James Vaughn

October 22, 2013

Zachariah Houghland tweeted, “I want to impact someone’s life for the good, because helping others before helping myself has always been the way I try to be,” on Sept. 11. He died three days later. The 19 year old was committed to turning his life around, said Maddie West, one of Zach...

19-year-old dies in single-car crash early Sat.

Shannon Hall

September 14, 2013

A teen was killed in a single-car crash early Saturday morning. The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Department received a call at 12:27 a.m. Saturday about a crash at 8909 W Boonville-New Harmony Rd. Nineteen-year-old Zachariah  Houghland was pronounced dead at the scene by the coroner's office. Houghland's...

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