Marlee Thomas is a Multi-Platform Journalist and an anchor of News 18 This Morning and News 18 at Noon.
Marlee Thomas is a Multi-Platform Journalist and an anchor of News 18 This Morning and News 18 at Noon. Marlee joined WLFI in April of 2020. She is a 2020 graduate of Ball State University with a degree in Telecommunications and Journalism.
While at Ball State, Marlee was an anchor and reporter for their on-campus news organization, NewsLink Indiana. She was a former summer intern at WLFI in 2018. During that summer, Marlee also partnered with a local online webcasting company, Walton Webcasting. Through this company, she hosted a weekly show regarding the livestock and agriculture industry. The following summer she interned at WISH-TV, specifically with Indy Style.
Marlee enjoys spending time with her family and friends. In her free time, you can find her outside on her farm. She loves going to concerts, camping, taking walks, kayaking, and riding her horse. She also enjoys taking care of her 4-year-old Australian Shepard, Dolly.
Marlee loves the Lafayette Community. If you see her out, please say hello!
Senate Bill 97 designates popcorn produced in Indiana as the official state snack. Two local companies play an important role in Indiana's popcorn production.
Purdue University President Mitch Daniels is looking forward to Mackey Arena hosting games for March Madness. Daniels said the University is working closely with the NCAA and local officials to ensure safety.
State FFA Leaders are looking forward to celebrating FFA and educating others about the organization.
A local farm in Clinton County has seen an increase in the number of customers who want locally raised beef.
The Pullen Show Pig Business focuses on selling high-quality show pigs and teaching the younger generation about livestock and agriculture.
The Orr family is keeping the environment in mind while operating their farm.
Farmers are keeping high commodity prices in mind while preparing for the Spring 2021 Planting Season.
Purdue University students are back on campus to start to the Spring 2021 Semester. Every student was required to test negative for COVID-19 before returning.
Homestead Pine Tree Farm was only open for seven days until they had to close for the season. Now, the Christmas tree farm sits empty with no customers.
Operation Blue Christmas is officially underway at the Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Department. The initiative is taking the place of the annual "Shop with a Cop" event that was canceled due to COVID-19.
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