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RUSHVILLE CHRYSLER-JEEP-DODGE
New & used vehicles with a full line service & parts dept. Call 765-932-2447 or 866-576-7874 or visit us on the web for more info.
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PIT STOP PIZZA & PUB
Open for breakfast at 6 a.m., Mon-Sat. Steak special Fri-Sat. Daily homemade meal specials. 711 N. Main Street in Carthage. 765-565-6078

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HINSEY-BROWN FUNERAL SERVICE
Two locations: 7355 S. State Road 109, Knightstown (765-345-7400) and 3406 S. Memorial Dr. in New Castle (765-529-7100)
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LEAKEY INSURANCE AGENCY
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KNIGHTSTOWN COLLISION CENTER
Call 765-345-5380 for info/quote or visit us at 221 W. Main Street

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SUPERIOR MOWERS & MORE
Call 317-462-1323 or visit us on the web for more info
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CONDO & SON FUNERAL HOME
Funeral services, monument sales. 130 S. Main Street in Wilkinson. Call 765-781-2435.
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 UK Gets Dose of K-Town

June 11, 2008 - Sitting in his cabin on the cruise ship “Freedom” on the Straight of Gibraltar, Knightstown resident Steve Wright and his wife were preparing for dinner and watching the news when they saw something they couldn’t believe.

Sky News, a network based in London, was broadcasting election coverage about Sen. Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton from Knightstown. In fact, the network was interviewing Banner Publisher Eric Cox. Local author Mark Tabb was also interviewed.

Caught up in the excitement of seeing his hometown on international news, Smith began taking pictures of the television screen.

“I was so excited about Knightstown being on television halfway across the world that I didn’t even know what Mr. Cox was saying,” Smith said.

After the initial excitement wore off, Smith decided to call home and check in. After speaking to the ship purser, he found out ship to shore phone calls cost $6.99 a minute. $53 later, Smith hung up.

 

 

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