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Marlee Thomas

Marlee Thomas is a Multi-Platform Journalist and an anchor of News 18 This Morning and News 18 at Noon.

Title: Multi-Platform Journalist and an Anchor

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!

Recent Posts by Marlee Thomas

Senate Bill 97 honors the amount of popcorn produced in Indiana

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.

Mitch Daniels prepares for March Madness at Mackey Arena

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.

National FFA Week is underway

State FFA Leaders are looking forward to celebrating FFA and educating others about the organization.

Pandemic increases demand for locally raised beef

A local farm in Clinton County has seen an increase in the number of customers who want locally raised beef.

Pullen Family Farm raises show pigs and next generation farmers

The Pullen Show Pig Business focuses on selling high-quality show pigs and teaching the younger generation about livestock and agriculture.

Clinton County family focuses on environmental friendly farming

The Orr family is keeping the environment in mind while operating their farm.

Farmers; 'Good outlook for 2021 season'

Farmers are keeping high commodity prices in mind while preparing for the Spring 2021 Planting Season.

Thousands of Purdue students return to campus after testing negative for COVID-19

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.

A unique 2020 season forced a local Christmas tree farm to close early

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 underway at the Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Department

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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Indiana Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 667262

Reported Deaths: 12737
CountyCasesDeaths
Marion913541660
Lake48729891
Allen36175646
Hamilton32489398
St. Joseph30361514
Elkhart25536420
Vanderburgh21343382
Tippecanoe20240205
Johnson16485363
Porter16077281
Hendricks15955302
Clark12079182
Madison11810323
Vigo11699234
Monroe10440164
Delaware9899179
LaPorte9838201
Howard9127203
Kosciusko8600111
Bartholomew7531147
Hancock7471134
Warrick7456153
Floyd7269173
Wayne6661192
Grant6465158
Boone618691
Morgan6135129
Dubois5942112
Dearborn551570
Cass5489100
Marshall5456105
Henry544395
Noble513878
Jackson465967
Shelby463591
Lawrence4197113
Gibson405585
Harrison404065
Clinton397653
Montgomery391984
DeKalb388278
Miami358463
Knox357886
Whitley352438
Huntington350877
Steuben340455
Putnam334660
Wabash333976
Ripley328062
Adams326349
Jasper319343
White298553
Jefferson296574
Daviess286196
Fayette272756
Decatur271688
Greene262680
Posey261732
Wells259175
Scott252150
LaGrange242670
Clay241644
Randolph226577
Spencer219630
Jennings216944
Washington213327
Sullivan203839
Fountain202842
Starke190051
Owen184254
Fulton179937
Jay178828
Carroll176919
Perry174136
Orange171451
Rush165722
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Franklin160135
Tipton150041
Parke140216
Pike128633
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