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 Coach Duane Queener Honored in 1984


Carthage native Chris Alexander has accepted the position of news editor with KVON Radio, in Napa, California. Chris was a 1975 graduation of Knightstown High School.

Mr. and Mrs. Kash Kissick Jr. and Mr. and Mrs. Duane Kissick were the committee for the Kennard Lions and Ladies Night catered Christmas dinner last Thursday.

Organist Kathryn Waits, pianist Kathy Gibson and director Shirley Lukens invite the community to the Knightstown United Methodist Church for the presentation of “Down From His Glory” this Sunday during the morning worship.

Knightstown Panther booster club members honored long-time basketball coach Duane Queener and his wife Peggy during halftime of the Knightstown-Eastern Hancock basketball game. Queener coached the Panthers to a record of 204-109 in 15 seasons, and had just one losing season as the head mentor.

Carthage Elementary students present a Christmas play last week entitled, “Who is important at Christmas.” Cast members included John Wheatley, Misti Dyer, Jennifer Rumple, Jana Edwards, Heather Muir, Victor Jackson and Danielle Ertel.

Lisa Mercer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Mercer of Carthage, was named the winner of the Knightstown Home Optimist Club’s annual essay contest. Amy South, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde South of Greensboro, was the second place winner. April Helms, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Les Helms of Carthage, was the third place winner. Other participants receiving honorable mention were Eric Hunt, Gerald Gulley, Richard Sitler, John Ashley and Mike Mosely.

Leanna Roberts, daughter of Jo Ann Roberts of Charlottesville, has been selected as an entrant in the 1985 Little Jr. Miss Indiana Pageant at the Hyatt Regency in Indianapolis.

Girl Scout Troop 664 enjoyed an evening of Christmas caroling, hot chocolate and cookies last weekend. Members were April Grilliot, Jamie Thurman, Natalie Elliott, Stephanie Cunningham, Amanda Dusang, Laura Miller, Jennifer McIntosh, Erika Richey, Andrea Simon and Leader Susan Boatright-Simon.



Carthage resident Jeff Rummel, 20, was treated for a gunshot wound to his cheek after a hunting accident just south of Knightstown. A bullet fired by his brother, Timothy Rummel, apparently passed through a raccoon, ricocheted off a barn beam, and struck Jeff Rummel in the face.

Knightstown junior high students decorated trees with home-made Christmas ornaments. Those students included Rhonda Murray, Pat Day, Marcia Nation, Laura Wolski, Tina Deiwert, Jamie Butler, Don Fort and Greg Clark.




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