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 Don Davis Opened Dealership Here in 1983


The six week-long strike at the Container Corporation of America in Carthage has apparently ended, and workers returned to the job Monday morning. Jenni Jarvis was crowned queen of the Carthage Fall Festival. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Jarvis. Ercel Bever Jr. was named the Carthage Citizen of the Year.

Carthage Fall Festival Baby Contest winners in the six-months and under category, Adam Leisure, Courtney Whitfield, Andrew Gibson, Tess Buchanan and Travis Mummert. In the six-months to one year category, winners were Cory Brown, Michelle Blankenship, Amanda Mine Egilmez, Shawnda Loveall and Aaron Winters. In the one- to two-years category, winners were Heather Mummert, Tara Mayse, Joshua Davis, Whitney Jones and Tonya Whitfield. In the two- to three-years old category, the Biggest Smile and Most Personable awards went to Jon Edwards. Judges included Nancy King and Barb Crowell, and the master of ceremonies was Clair Mercer.

Holly Baker won the trophy in the Carthage Fall Festival dance contest.

Don Davis obtained a Chevrolet dealership and has opened the facility west on Knightstown. The automobile dealership will be called Davis Chrysler-Plymouth-Chevrolet.

The engagement of forthcoming marriage of Lori Coffman and Donny Martin was announced by their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Coffman and Mr. and Mrs. Donald Martin.

Robbie Vaughn and Renee Joyce were named Little Mr. and Miss Shirley during the Homecoming ceremony last week at the Shirley Fall Festival. Robbie is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Vaughn and Renee is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Joyce, both of Shirley. Nicholas Snider, Steve Tutrow and Joshua Willis were other Little Mr. Shirley candidates. Other candidates for Little Miss Shirley were Michelle Rumler, Christa Tutrow, Brandi Jo Alexander, Jenny Miller and Melissa Riggs. Shirley Fair Board prizes were won by Denny McDonald, Wilkinson; Dick Thomas, Shirley; and Deanna Miller, Shirley.


Knightstown High School principal Robert Mahan announced that Steve Carrow has been named a national semifinalist in the 1974 National Merit Scholarship Program. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Carrow.

Beth Wegesin of Kennard, who will leave for basic training in Radio Communications for Navy Waves, was entertained with a farewell party at her home Sunday evening.


Fifteen-year-old Shirley Thompson and 17-year-old Phillip White reigned as queen and king of the Shirley Fall Festival.

Tom Mayhill, publisher of The Banner, has been named to the convention planning committee of the National Editorial Association for the upcoming 1959 convention.


A fire discovered late at night completely destroyed the country home of the Clarence Heim family, which is located near Carthage. No one was home at the time of the fire.

Sgt. James Maxwell writes home that he has been transferred to Smokey Hills Army Airfield at Salina, Kansas. He recently enjoyed a furlough with his wife, Betty, in Wichita Falls, Tex.


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