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Christopher Randolph Milar
<![CDATA[HAGERSTOWN, Ind. - Christopher Randolph Milar, age 68, of Hagerstown, died Thursday, December 5, 2013, of lung cancer. Born April 15, 1945, in Detroit, Michigan, to Gene and Vera Kegerreis Milar, he lived in this area since 1980. Christopher held an undergraduate degree in business from Butler University, an MA in clinical psychology from Western Michigan University, and a PhD in clinical psychology from Indiana University. A licensed clinical psychologist in Indiana and Ohio, he consulted at a number of intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded in both states. He was briefly on staff at New Castle State Hospital and at Muscatatuck State Hospital before entering private practice, devoted to working with developmentally delayed children and adults. Christopher was a Board Certified Behavior Analyst as well as a Certified Medicaid Waiver Service Provider for MR/DD, autism, and traumatic brain injury. He raised, trained, and showed Bernese Mountain Dogs in obedience and agility and was past president of the Bernese Mountain Dog Club of America. Survivors include his wife of 41 years, Katharine Stephens Milar and his daughter, Kendall Milar. He was preceded in death by his parents. A celebration of life for Christopher Randolph Milar will be held in the spring. Arrangements are being handled by Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a favorite charity in Christopher's name. Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.
Donna J. Goodson
<![CDATA[HAGERSTOWN, Ind. - Donna J. Goodson of Hagerstown, an angel was called home Sunday, December 1, 2013, at Reid Hospital at the age of 68. Born July 13, 1945, in Richmond, to Bluford H. and Virginia Avis Fish Jordan, she was a life-long resident of Wayne County. Donna was a 1963 graduate of Richmond High School. She enjoyed crafts, sewing, gardening, and baking. Donna loved the outdoors and spending time with family and friends. Survivors include her husband, Tommie Goodson, to whom she was married November 1, 1963; children, Michael Allen Goodson of Richmond, Jennifer Goodson Messer (James) of Cambridge City, and Steven Glen Goodson (Crissy Stewart) of Rushville; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and one on the way; sisters, Virginia Ruth Baker and Jana Lynn Baldwin, both of Richmond; brother, James Henry Jordan of Richmond; aunts; uncles; nieces; nephews; cousins; and many friends. She was preceded in death by her father and her beloved dog, Bunny. Visitation for Donna J. Goodson will be from 4 to 6:00 p.m. Thursday, December 5, 2013, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Funeral service will be at 6:00 p.m. Thursday, December 5, 2013, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home with her grandson, Rev. Ryan Goodson officiating. Burial will be in Earlham Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.
Vivian Jeanette Day
She was born in Indianapolis on January 21, 1928, the daughter of Clarence Earl and Alice Lillian Barnhart, and lived most of her life in Wayne County.
Basketball notebook: TEC play starts Friday
The Tigers play host to Lincoln in the annual matchup between county and conference rivals.
Blood center offers holiday promotion
The candle promotion also took place Wednesday. Several employees of Whitewater Construction and local high school students on break were among contributors.
Area woman marks 100th birthday
In 1918, after Armistice was signed on the "eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month" to bring a ceasefire to the Western Front of World War I, Fred Beeson marked the occasion by hitching the horses to his big wagon, putting the dinner bell on it, and taking his family to Dalton.
Plan your holiday celebrations now
We have fewer days between Thanksgiving and Christmas this year, so it might help to plan your calendar to take part in as many local events as possible.
Hay & Forage Grower
School Raises Cattle For Hands-On Learning And Earning
Students Jacob Loudy, left, and Matt Bennett build fence to hold beef cattle that will be raised on school property and used to reduce its food bill.
Mat time approaches
Northeastern had the first trip to the mat among area teams and the rest of the wrestling teams head there soon.
Depot District Market expands, diversifies
When owner Bob Heil closed Hometown Deli & Catering last month after 17 years, he didn't expect to find a new opportunity to exercise his culinary skills so soon.
Albert Allen Johnson
He was born in Junction City, KY on August 4, 1920, the son of Arthur L. and Julia Johnson.
HAGERSTOWN, Ind. - Four members of the Hagerstown FFA Chapter received their American FFA degrees at the National FFA Convention and Expo in Louisville, Ky., recently.
Free coaching seminar at The Dugout
The Dugout Baseball and Softball Training Facility at 403 E. Main St. in Hagerstown, along with BSN Sports and Edward Jones Investments, is offering a free coaching seminar 10 a.m.-noon Saturday for all area coaches.
Drug task force arrests 2 more for dealing cocaine, heroin
Two more local residents were arrested Tuesday on warrants charging them with drug dealing, the Wayne County Drug Task Force announced.
Elaine was born in Morehead, KY. on March 29, 1924, the daughter of Fred and Goldie Wyatt.
Praising service to others
The $50,000 Endowment Scholarship will provide $2,500 a year for scholarships. The five scholarships will be awarded annually in fall semester.
Lynda Eade Werking
She was born April 26, 1949 in Chicago, ILL. and was a resident of New Castle, IN and a teacher of English and language arts in the Junior and Senior High Schools there for over thirty years.