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19 hrs ago | Palladium-Item

Wayne Co. voters will have few options in fall election

Wayne County voters will find few choices on their ballots this fall. Only one county-wide race is contested this year as just a few candidates were added to the ballot before last month's deadline for filling open slots.

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Thursday | Palladium-Item

Citizen tips lead to arrest of 2 men on burglary charges

The Wayne County Sheriff's Department arrested two men in connection with an April burglary in Brownsville, Sheriff Jeff Cappa said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Fountain City, IN, Richmond, IN, Brownsville, IN

Wed Jul 09, 2014

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Murder charge formally filed

A Richmond teen remained Wednesday in the Wayne County Jail after a formal charge of murder was filed by the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office in the beating death of 17-year-old Caleb Woosley.

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Related Topix: Richmond, IN, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Sun Jul 06, 2014

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NAMI volunteer recognized for activism

For nearly 20 years, Betty Mark has been devoted to raising awareness about mental illness.

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Related Topix: Richmond, IN

Go Wayne County

Historic Centerville's 5th Annual Garden & Home Tour

There will be a city garden and 4 country gardens. One of the gardens features a man cave in a barn .

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Related Topix: Centerville, IN, Advance, IN

Sat Jul 05, 2014

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Wayne County final resting place for many patriots

Independence Day, or the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, which laid the foundation for the nation and freed its people from British rule.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, 4th of July, Libraries, Williamsburg, IN, Centerville, IN

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Centerville celebrates history

Centerville and its history were celebrated Saturday with a parade down Main Street.

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Briefcase

Miller marked 10 years with the bank in May. * Staff anniversaries at First Bank Richmond: Linda Davis, consumer loan processer, 20 years; Kristi Herig, vice president leasing credit underwriting and operations, 15 years; Debbie Prather, vice president Cambridge City branch manager, 10 years.

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Related Topix: Richmond, IN, Cambridge City, IN, Central, IN

Fri Jul 04, 2014

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Knight is all-state in Class 2A

Northeastern senior Conner Silvers was an honorable-mention all-state selection in Class 2A by the Indiana Baseball Coaches Association.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

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Wayne County soldier continues fight for future

The war in Afghanistan ended for Tim Wysong when he was seriously wounded, but the fight was just beginning.

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Related Topix: Greens Fork, IN, Richmond, IN, US Military, Brooke Army Medical Center, US Army

Wed Jul 02, 2014

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Private funding proposal weighed

The Wayne County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday began discussion on a proposal from a task force from the county's Economic Development Corporation to create a private organization that would raise money and work in a partnership with the EDC for economic development in the county.

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Related Topix: Hagerstown, IN

Tue Jul 01, 2014

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Former Richmond podiatrist pleads in voyeurism case

A former Richmond foot doctor pleaded guilty to attempted voyeurism Tuesday during a hearing in Wayne County Superior Court I. Brian J. Altman, 37, of 8940 College Corner Road in Greens Fork, was arrested in December 2012 on a warrant charging him with voyeurism , after authorities said they located evidence that Altman placed a video camera on a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Richmond, IN, Greens Fork, IN

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GMC hits motorcycle, sends Williamsburg man to Indianapolis hospital

A Williamsburg man was taken to a hospital in Indianapolis by helicopter following a two-vehicle accident Tuesday morning on U.S. 27 at Tingler Road.

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Related Topix: Williamsburg, IN, Richmond, IN

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RP&L customers lose power during storm; Milton power still out

About 500 Richmond Power & Light customers lost electric power at 3:45 a.m. Tuesday as a blustery storm roared through Richmond.

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Related Topix: Milton, IN, Weather, Centerville, IN

Sat Jun 28, 2014

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Richmond resident takes Idol prize

The crowd at the Wayne County Idol finals cheered and applauded their appreciation for Daniel Scalf and his voice.

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Related Topix: Richmond, IN

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Wayne County's new engineer is a familiar face in the county

Wayne County has hired a new highway engineer, one who won't need a road map to navigate the county.

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Related Topix: Hagerstown, IN, University of Cincinnati, Lehigh University

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Letha G. McDaniel

<![CDATA[GREENS FORK, Ind. - Letha G. McDaniel, age 93, of Greens Fork, died Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at Reid Hospital. Born March 25, 1921, in Rockcastle County, Kentucky, to W. E. "Boge" and Belle Coffey Laswell, Letha spent most of her life in Wayne County. She worked at Huffy Manufacturing and retired from Wayne Works in 1983, where she was active with the United Auto Workers. Letha was a member of King's Highway Holiness Church. She was a former member of Eastern Star Chapter #49 and Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge No. 167. Letha enjoyed farming, gardening, and spending time with her family and friends. Survivors include her daughters, Hazel Nolte Williams and Julie Ramey, both of Richmond; son, Harold "Mac" (Renee) McDaniel of Greens Fork; 10 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; nieces, including special nieces, Opal Kates and her family and Sally May and her family, both of Richmond; nephews; and many friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold McDaniel who died March 22, 1999; grandson, Todd Nolte; granddaughter, Tracy Ramey Gray; great-grandson, Adam McDaniel; granddaughter-in-law, Lora Nolte; brothers, Luther, Tim, and Arlie Laswell; sister, Stella Laswell; special niece, Ada Abney; and special nephew, George Laswell. The family would like to express their appreciation to Reid Hospital and the nurses of the 5th floor, for their wonderful care. Visitation for Letha G. McDaniel will be from 1 to 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Funeral service will follow at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home with Rev. Louie Burkhart officiating. Burial will be in Lutherania Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to: Alzheimer's Association, 50 E. 91st Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46209-4830. Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.

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Related Topix: Greens Fork, IN, Richmond, IN

Thu Jun 26, 2014

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Centerville man sentenced to 20 years on drug charges

A Centerville man was given a 20-year prison sentencing for dealing drugs Wednesday in Wayne County Superior Court II.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Centerville, IN

Wed Jun 25, 2014

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Wayne, other counties not issuing same-sex marriage licenses yet

As hundreds of Hoosier same-sex couples rushed to their county clerk's offices Wednesday in the wake of a federal judge striking down Indiana's ban on gay marriage, Wayne County took a wait-and-see approach.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Richmond, IN

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Clinic draws crowd

Mike, Elanda and Garen Sharp graciously hosted the event at their Porterfield Road farm.

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