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 Andy Mills Got Ice Cream Sundae at School


Six Knightstown High School girls will be showcased this weekend in the Rally Day Queen and Princess contest during Rally Day 1984. Competing for queen is Janelle McCorkle, Missy White and Jolinda Coon. Princess candidates are JoAnn Hamblin, Molly Byers and Monica Price.

Kennard Lions and guests who attended the second annual Pork Chop Dinner at Camp Woodsmoke near Clarksburg recently were Mr. and Mrs. Marion Rose, Mr. and Mrs. Mark Carpenter and Forrest, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Wooden, Mr. and Mrs. Jake Figel, Mr. and Mrs. Basil Darby, Lela Hoff, Mr. and Mrs. Basil Williams, Odell Reichart, Greg Mills and George Mills.

Mrs. Carey Mills and son Travis, recently took ice cream sundaes to Kennard Elementary School for their son and brother, Andy Mills, who was celebrating his birthday with his kindergarten class.

Knightstown High School’s speech team took top honors in a meet held at Indianapolis Tech High School last week. Jenni Jarvis received two ribbons for impromptu and oratory, while Brad Hutson and Lisa Magee were lauded for their duo interpretation.

Observers also making the trip to Indianapolis were Tina Lightle, Gordon Schmidt, John Mullany, Missy White, Bobby Grimm and Audrey Wilson. Speech team sponsor Mary Jo Purtee served as a judge.

Judy L. Palmer, serving with the U.S. Air Force in Japan for the past two years, will be home on leave for the Christmas holidays. She will leave Japan on Dec. 19. Judy is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Palmer.



The Knightstown town board passed an ordinance establishing a Department of Parks and Recreation. The move was made to reorganize the local park board in accordance with state law. Board member Jim Lukens will serve as the board’s liason.

Tri High’s varsity girls volleyball team refused to play against North Decatur when the Charger team showed up with a male volleyball player. Titan volleyball coach Jane Brown explained that her team was protesting the intrusion of boys into girl’s athletics. Tri actually took the floor during the match, but refused to return any serves by North Decatur and also would not serve the ball themselves. They lost the match 15-0 and 15-0.

Winners of the costume contest at the Carthage Fall Festival were Jennifer Wilfong, oldest and prettiest dress; Violet McColley and Christine Anderson, best bicentennial dresses; Ralph Henderson, most hilarious dress; and Ralph and Rose Henderson, best couple.

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Peyton entertained with an open house Sunday to enable members of the American Field Services to visit with foreign exchange student Asta Skifte from Greenland. Those attending were Mr. and Mrs. Robert Trump, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Myers, Mr. and Mrs. Burk Friedersdorf and Mr. David Weimer.

Two former DePauw classmates, Gretchen Kiger Cryer and Nancy Ford Charles, will perform for the grand opening of DePauw’s new $8.1 million Performing Arts Center on Oct. 9. Ms. Cryer is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Kiger of Dunreith.



David K. Sitler, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Sitler of Knightstown, is among three young men nominated for appointment to the U.S. Military Academy at West Pointe by Rep. Ralph Harvey, R-Henry County. David is a student at Purdue University.

Miss Pam French was named queen of the annual Carthage Fall Festival and reigned over the festivities, which ended Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Russell Nigh entertained at their home in Carthage honoring the golden wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Paulley, the 58th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Gardener, and Mrs. Nigh’s birthday.

State Road 109, which has been closed to traffic due to the construction of the new Interstate 70, will be open to traffic as an overpass on Oct. 13. Work is now being done on an overpass for the Greensboro Pike. The section of I-70 between Spiceland and Cambridge City should be open by January.




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