After some 47 years at WTWO-TV in Terre Haute, Tom McClanahan has announced his retirement. Now an anchor for sister station WAWV, McClanahan was WTWO's senior weekday anchor for 26 years, until 2008.

The Indiana State University graduate is a Sullivan County native who also briefly worked at WTHI-TV in Terre Haute and in cable advertising sales. Since 1971, McClanahan's duties have included news photographer, reporter, anchor, sports director and account executive.

In a message on Facebook, McClanahan said "the party is over for Tommy Mac come December 31st. So, thanks again, and I'll be seeing you -- it's not like I'll be going away forever."

View McClanahan's message by clicking here.