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 Bryan Peggs, Jolinda Coon Head CAB's Little Hoosier Historical Club in 1976


Knightstown Home Optimist Club members honored representatives of each club at the high school during their breakfast meeting last week. Those honored and the club they represent were: BLT, Laurie Towse; Campus Life, Jenni Jarvis; FFA, Sam Sparks; Foster Parents, Amanda Westerfeld; French Club, Lisa Mercer; History Club, Richard Sitler; National Honor Society, April Helms; Scope, Gerald Gulley; Senior Class, Eric Hunt; Spanish Club, Andy Moore; Student Council, Brad Hayes; and Yearbook, Tammy Dale.

Carthage Cub Scout Troop 429 had a camp-out over the weekend and woke up Sunday morning to find snow on the ground. Cubs in the den included Eric Anderson, Norman Buchanan, Devin Ellis, John Jessup, Clayton Keck, Scotty Bennett, Kerry Buchanan, Matthew Grizzell, Dennis Matney, Alex Matney, Curtis Moore, Tony Keck, Chris Stoner, Ryan Westerfeld, James Whitfield and Cubmaster Marion Buchanan.

Scouts attending for the weekend event were Patrick Back, Matt Foust, Wade Gorman, Bobby Hamilton, Ric Kline, Bruce Pell, Ronald Shepherd, Jamie Smith, Ronnie Smith, Mike Warner, Gary Weidner, Steve Weidner, Brad Magee and Scoutmaster Kenny Land.

“The Chicken Forgets” was performed by Judie Baker’s second grade students at Eastern Hancock Elementary last week. The one-act play starred Keegan Cherry, Dru Richey, Lisa Shelby, Brent Barnett, Grant Connell and Angie Clark.

Knightstown’s eighth grade cheerleaders this year will be Lisa Manning, Phyllis Magee, Shellie Hill and Jayna Fouts.

Members of the Knightstown fire departments recently completed a 100-hour Second Class Firefighter School. The class was taught by Fire Chief Rusty Johnson and Bill Windsor. Those completing the course included firefighters Jerry Kopp, Jeff Van Hoy, Bill Williams, Dave Steinwachs, Tom Nelson and Alan Van Duyn.



Students from Knightstown and Morton Memorial High School were honored by the Optimist Club last week during Youth Appreciation Week. They included Angela Wehr, Annette Turpin, Darlene Jackson, Allison Queener, Craig Alexander, Charles Jackson, Roundell Harris and David Milton.

The Little Hoosier Historical Club of the Charles A. Beard School Corporation elected officers and council members from the fourth grade classes. Council members are Kelly Clark, Amy South, David Arnold and David Frazier. The new officers are President Bryan Peggs, Vice-President Jolinda Coon, Secretary Rozel Gatmaitan, and Treasurer Sarah Newcomer.

Several area students were selected for the publication “Who’s Who Among American High School Students”. They include Steven Gelwicks and Rachel Cook of Knightstown, Linda Fritz of Shirley and Suzanne Boese of Wilkinson.

Knightstown varsity cheerleaders this year will be Julie Carroll, Kay Grandison, Annette Turpin, Kandy Lawrence and Pam Rutherford. Junior varsity cheerleaders are Judy Mohler, Tammy Hamilton, Michelle Voris, Robin McCorkle and Kelly Grandison.

The law offices of Jerry Miller and Ed Dunsmore announced they would be moving their office to a location at 17 N. Jefferson St. in Knightstown. The move is expected to be completed by Dec. 1.

Vi’s Fabrics also announced they were moving to their new location at 11 N. Washington Street, and Roned’s Tire Center announced an open house at their business, located at 1 W. Main St.




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