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 ‘Radio Randy’, ‘Hollywood Morgan’ Made Debuts in 1984


Two young Knightstown men recently made their mark in the media, appearing on television and on the radio.

Scott Morgan, 18, was a guest DJ on RTV (Rock Television) Friday night, an hour-long show that features music videos. Also, Randy Anderson, a senior at Knightstown High School, won a contest sponsored by WCTW radio in New Castle, and hammed it up with the radio DJ’s. The boys are now known as “Radio Randy” and “Hollywood Morgan”.

Knightstown American Legion Girls State Delegates this year are Missy White, Amy South and Sarah Newcomber. Alternates are Lisa Mercer, April Helms and Tina Cleek.

Kennard Science Fair winners included Emily Knapp, Jason Cupp, Angela Sparks and Mark Adkins. Pvt. Ronald A. (Tony) True recently graduated from basic training at Ft. Dix, NJ and is now taking advanced individual training at Ft. Belvair, VA.

Sheri Tinkle, R. 2 Knightstown, has been accepted for membership in the United States Collegiate Wind Band, a highly selective musical organization which will make a concert tour of England and seven European countries this summer. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Tinkle.



Jac-Wil Manufacturers of Knightstown was the recipient of the “Poor Taste Award”, which was televised on the news segment of the “Today Show” on CBS television. Details of the award are available in a full story in this week’s issue of “Newsweek” magazine. Jac-Wil won the award for their bicentennial casket, which is red, white and blue, and allows those with extreme spirit for the nation’s bicentennial to celebrate one last grand time.



The Charles A. Beard school board has accepted the new junior-senior high school from the holding company, and the move to the new building will be made as soon as possible. The new Knightstown Community Junior-Senior High School in located just north of town, west of the Greensboro Pike.

Knightstown High School Solo Band had four entries into the state solo ensemble contest at Butler University, earning two superior and two excellent ratings. Receiving superior ratings was Mike Schatzlein, cornet solo, and a brass quartet of Mike, Joel Bush, Kenny Green and David Weimer. Excellent ratings went to Sharon Abner for a flute solo, and a cornet trio of Schatzlein, Terry McCormack and Joel Bush.



An epidemic of influenza struck Knightstown High School earlier this week, and 47 percent of the students were either absent or sent home Tuesday. At the elementary school, 15 percent of the students were home sick.

Marcia Lynn Ohlemiller, 10-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ohlemiller, gave her first toe dance solo in a recital by the Linda Palmer Students of Indianapolis.

The Knightstown Commandery Number 9 traveled to Richmond to confer the Order of Malta. Making the trip were Clarence Addison, Howard Hayden, M.R. Ammerman, Kenneth Kidwell, Myron Brewer, Paul Butcher, Wilber Abner, Russell Messick, Paul Poer, Charles Simmons, Fremont Tanner, Marvin Anderson, Branson Barton and Kenneth Cooper.