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 CAB Officials Locked in Conflict with Keeslings in 1984


Several local residents were winners of the drawings held by Knightstown businesses during holiday discount days. Winners were announced earlier this week and included: First National Bank – Helen Wilkinson; Henry County Savings & Loan, Carroll Lawson; Knightstown Furniture Store, Elmyra Rush and Max Ellis; Dollar General Store, Jim Gilbert and Agnes Goodwin; Rody’s, Patty Wright; Jolly’s, Richard Harold and Lillian Williams; Robin Lee, Betsy Terhune and Sara Broadwater.

Melissa White, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert White of Carthage, is the 1984 recipient of the Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen Award for Knightstown High School. Scott Brown, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Brown Spiceland, is the winner from Tri High School. Both White and Brown carry 4.0 grade point averages.

Charles A. Beard School Corporation officials continue to be locked in conflict with area resident Gerald Keesling over a section of farmland near the school. The school wants to purchase land from Keesling for the construction of a new elementary school on SR 109, north of town.

Becky Bryant, a freshman at Eastern Hancock High School, was named the winner of the 1984 American Legion Auxiliary National Americanism Essay Contest. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Bryant.

In personals, Carl and Betty Edwards of Carthage had as their guests for Thanksgiving dinner Mr. and Mrs. Alva Brown, Kathy, Ann and Jenny Brown; Mr. and Mrs. Mike Alter, Christy and Lindsay; Mr. and Mrs. Bob Alter, Mrs. Pete Nietztchie, and Mr. and Mrs. Roy D. Edwards.

Mr. and Mrs. Bill Garris of Knightstown hosted a Thanksgiving dinner for guests Mr. and Mrs. Woody Porter, Mr. and Mrs. Cletus Reed, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Garris, Pam Henkler, and Bill Garris Jr., home from Grace College.



Several Knightstown residents attend the “Presbyterian Pageant” in Indianapolis last week. Those attending included Mr. and Mrs. Bill Sitler and family, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Spears and family, Martha Anderson, Cynthia Roderick and daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Steve Myers and family, Rev. and Mrs. Mervin Kilmer and Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Lindsay.

Robert McShirley plans to retire after 25 years of working at the Knightstown Post Office. His wife, Virginia, retired from the Indiana Soldiers and Sailors Children’s Home after 32 years of service.

Pamela Hunt Kerr, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Hunt of Carthage, will appear in the production of “Babes in Arms” at the Cohoes Music Hall in New York.

Rural Knightstown resident Tom Haase purchased the Knightstown Sanitary Landfill last week, relieving the town of the burden of complying with State Board of Health Standards for closing the facility. Haase will meet those state requirements after purchasing the eight acres of land, long used as a town dump by the community.

Knightstown High School senior Craig Alexander and Tri High senior Janet Clay were named the Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizens for the 1976-1977 school year.

Cub Scouts from Den 5 in Knightstown made favors for Meals-On-Wheels recipients last week. Those participating included Mike Wade, Ronnie Back, Marty Goble, Kenny Sullivan, Chris Hunt and Chad Pitman.

Robert L. Winters of Carthage attended the 24th annual Tax and Management Seminar of the Indiana Society of Public Accountants.