Damon is the Pet of the Week for Feb. 9, 2016.

Pet of the Week: 2/9/16

Damon is a 1-year-old neutered male, brown Shih Tzu. He has been at the shelter since Feb. 3.

Photo of Jerry Mathers

“Beaver Cleaver” to speak at Indiana Tech commencement

Jerry Mathers may be best known for his role in “Leave It To Beaver,” however he has also made a name for himself by encouraging people to manage their Type 2 diabetes, a disease he’s dealt with for several years.

Krewe of Orpheus

Parades, floats, costumes mark Fat Tuesday in New Orleans

Mardi Gras is the city’s biggest tourist attraction, and thousands of people have converged on the city in recent weeks to see the elaborate parades, floats, marching bands and dance groups that wind through the city’s streets.

This image made available by Flavio Cadegiani shows damage to the deck of Royal Caribbean's ship Anthem of the Seas, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. The ship ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean on Sunday, forcing passengers into their cabins overnight. No injuries were reported and only minor damage to some public areas. The ship is turning around and sailing back to its home port in New Jersey. (Flavio Cadegiani via AP)

US senator calls for investigation of cruise ship in storm

Sen. Bill Nelson has called for the National Transportation Safety Board to investigate the voyage that forced frightened passengers into their cabins overnight Sunday as their belongings flew about, waves rose as high as 30 feet, and winds howled outside.

Snowblower sales hit a wall at Schaefer's Indiana Turf once winter hit and the snow didn't.

Without the snow business is slow

Schaefer’s Indiana Turf saw a strong start to the season with snowblower sales, but once winter hit it was missing the key ingredient – snow.