Wednesday Dec 18
Lawsuit: K-9 told to attack cuffed man
A federal civil rights lawsuit has been filed by a man who claims that he was handcuffed when an Indiana deputy sheriff ordered his K-9 to attack.
Wednesday Dec 18
Farell "Stevie" Van Winkle
<![CDATA[Williamsburg, Ind. - Farell S. "Stevie" Van Winkle, 66, of Williamsburg, passed away on Sunday, December 15, at Reid Hospital. He was born on June 7, 1947 in New Castle, Indiana to Charles N. & Margaret Ladd Van Winkle. He graduated from Richmond High School in 1964 and later served as a combat medic in Vietnam. He had formerly worked as a truck driver and later as an electrician for 12 years. He devoted his later years to helping others whenever he could. He enjoyed hitting golf balls and fishing. He was a member of American Legion Post 65 and attended the Fountain City Wesleyan Church. Farell will be missed by his wife, Jolene, whom he married on February 9, 2001; daughter & son-in-law, Deborah & Cory Shepherd; son & daughter-in-law, Chadd & Michelle Van Winkle; three grandchildren, Brooklin, Vincent and Claudia; two great-grandchildren, Javen and Bentlee; brother, Jarrod Van Winkle; and special niece, Brandalynn. Farell was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Gerald Van Winkle. Public visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, December 19, at the Smith & McQuiston Funeral Home, 321 US 27 South, Fountain City. Other services will be held at a later date. Condolences may be expressed online at www.smithmcquistonwebster.com .
Freshman soloist shines during sparkling RSO event
From "Superman" to Strauss and Sousa, Richmond Symphony Orchestra really did offer a wide variety of music at Sunday's "Pops Potpourri" concert.
<![CDATA[Fountain City, Ind. - Helen Seider, 92, of Fountain City, joined her beloved savior on Monday, December 2. She was born June 18, 1921 in Richmond to Fred and Iva Allen Vornauf. She was a graduate of Whitewater High School. She married Robert F. Seider on July 10, 1949 and shared 42 years of marriage until his death on May 5, 1992. Mrs. Seider was a farm wife and homemaker. She also worked in bookkeeping at the former Second National Bank and People's State Bank. She was a member of the Fountain City United Methodist Church and the Levi Coffin House Association. She enjoyed gardening, knitting, crocheting and cross-stitching. Mrs. Seider will be missed by her sons and daughters-in-law, Robert L. "Bob" and Joan Seider and Richard A. "Rick" & Sandy Seider; three grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, one niece and one nephew. Mrs. Seider was preceded in death by her sister, Mary Alice Englebert. A funeral ceremony will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 6, at the Smith & McQuiston Funeral Home, 321 US 27 South, Fountain City. Interment will follow in Willow Grove Cemetery. Family and friends may gather for visitation from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, December 5, at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed online at www.smithmcquistonwebster.com .