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 Margene Ellis Led Legion Auxiliary in 1984;
 Roger Harper Appointed Principal in 1974


Knightstown American Legion Auxiliary installed new officers for the year at their meeting last week. They will include President Margene Ellis, First Vice President Jody Palmer, Second Vice President Veronica Wright, Secretary Diane Walker-Wright, Treasurer Bonnie Brewer, Chaplain Barbara Palmer, Historian Margaret Wood, Parliamentarian Catherine Hahn, and outgoing President Shirley Jackson.

John R. Wittkamper of Knightstown received a doctor of education degree in vocational education and administration from Indiana University.

Carthage native Mark Steward has returned to duties with the Navy in San Diego after a 16-day visit with his family, including his parents Marion and Doris, brothers Allen and Kent, and other relatives.

The annual Jackson family reunion was held recently in Sunset Park. Attending from this area were Mr. and Mrs. Dale May and Loretta, Mrs. Jeff Jackson, Mike Chris and Nicky, Sally Jackson, Jacqueline and Cindy Jackson, all from Knightstown. From Carthage were Mrs. Robert Jackson, Mr. and Mrs. Bob May and Matt, Mr. and Mrs. Steve May and Lisa, Eddie Jackson, sons Danny and Ronnie, stepson David Dodd and his grandson Jonus Jackson.

Cub Scout Pack 429 had its annual father and son campout at Camp Bever last week. Boys attending this event with their fathers were Norman Buchanan, Scott Bennett, Patrick Todd, Clayton Keck, John Jessup, Curtis Moore, James Whitfield and Eric Anderson.



Roger Harper was appointed as the new principal for the Charlottesville Elementary School. He was hired by the Eastern Hancock school board to replace Robert Rodocker.

Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Nigh entertained at their home with a pitch-in supper and wiener roast in honor of their son, Darl, who is leaving for service with the U.S. Army. Another honored guest was Charlie Conley, who is also leaving for military service.

Nine-year-old Greg Butler, son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Butler, was slightly injured Friday night when he fell from the bleachers at the high school football field during the Big Blue River Conference football Jamboree.

Martin Stephens of Lewisville remains in fair condition at the intensive care unit at the I.U. Medical Center as a result of injuries suffered when he was accidentally shot by a youngster playing with a rifle.



A new fire truck will be delivered to the Dunreith Fire Department around the first of October, according to Ralph Hollinger, President of the town board of trustees. Harold Walter of Dunreith is the department’s fire chief.

Jerry Butcher was a member of the graduating class of the Indiana College of Mortuary Science of Indianapolis last Friday evening.

Raysville Friends Sunday School honored Rev. Robert Heavlin and his family with a farewell dinner Friday evening. He is leaving for Friendsville, Tennessee, where he will pastor a church.



The ban on hunting ammunition for hunters is to be temporary lifted according to an announcement issued by the War Production Board a few days ago.

Mrs. Clifford Younts, Mrs. Oliver Davis, and Mrs. Roy Hamm attended the state meeting of the Daughters of America at the Hotel Lincoln in Indianapolis last week.

Mr. and Mrs. Earnest McRoberts of Knightstown are the parents of a daughter, Bonnie, born Monday at Henry County Hospital.




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