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Red Devils excited about their Band Day show
The Richmond High School Red Devil Marching Band is performing original music by Shane Kelbley in this year's competition show, "Code Red!" Richmond is one of six area bands that has been performing in Central Indiana Track Show Association contests this summer in preparation for the Indiana State Fair Band Day contest.
National Road moved history
The essays will focus on the top events, ideas and historical figures of Indiana.
Hagerstown hyped for 'Hunger Games' band show
Let's call word of the state's cash reserves exceeding the $2 billion mark a case of good news-bad... * Show: 'May The Odds Be Ever In Your Favor' * Members: 63 * Band director : Andrew Sloniker; color guard director: Jessica Farmer * Band Day 2014 performance : 32nd at 2:56 p.m. * Band Day 2013 finish: 12th overall, second among Class AA bands * ... (more)
Bicyclists, Ivy Tech's new leader lauded
This was the sixth year for the Reid Foundation event which raises funds for Shoes for Kids, an effort to provide footwear for needy children in the area.
Richmond doctor arrested, Centerville clinic raided in statewide investigation
An opiate drug treatment clinic in Wayne County was among a group of facilities around Indiana that were raided Friday as part of an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration into a "cash and carry" opiate prescription ring, officials said.
Wet weather didn't dampen the spirits of participants Saturday in the ReidRide fundraising cycling tour.
<![CDATA[RICHMOND, Ind. - Mindle Coffey, age 88, of Richmond, died Friday, July 18, 2014, at Arbor Trace. Born February 26, 1926, in Irvine, Kentucky, to Harvey and Emoline Lainhart Coffey, he lived most of his life in Richmond. Mindle retired after 46 years from Eaton Gear Works and was the owner of Coffey's Appliances for sixteen years. He enjoyed working and NASCAR. Survivors include his daughters, Carla (Jack) Hamilton of Marion, Indiana, and Jeana (Todd) Smelser of Centerville; grandchildren, Tony (Debra) Mullins of Elwood, Indiana, Bobbi Mullins and Cindy (Tony) Bennie, both of Fairmount, Indiana, and Hillary Chaney of Centerville; seven great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; sister, Toni (Arden) Chaney of Richmond; special son-in-law, John Chaney; nieces; and nephews, including special nephew, Richard Coffey. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters; and four brothers. Visitation for Mindle Coffey will be from 1 to 2:00 p.m. Monday, July 21, 2014, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Monday, July 21, 2014, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home with Chaplain Edward R. McFarland officiating. Burial will be in Spring Lawn Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.
Rolling up big numbers for 6th annual ReidRide event
Reid Hospital officials expect up to 1,000 bicyclists Saturday for the sixth annual ReidRide, a fundraising cycling tour on city streets and country roads around Wayne County.
Centerville bicentennial offers flashbacks
Spike and the Bulldogs are bringing the "Oldies" to Centerville's bicentennial celebration.
July packed with roadwork on area roads, highways
Improvements on federal and state highways will continue over the next few weeks.
Centerville wins, but courthouse stays put
Centerville turned out in force on Sunday to take back the Wayne County Courthouse, which was taken away from the town by Richmond in 1873.
First contest goes to Winchester
Winchester won the Archway Classic Marching Band Contest on Saturday night at Centerville High School.
<![CDATA[CENTERVILLE, Ind. - Sam Hogenauer, age 67, of Centerville, passed away peacefully at home with his loving wife, Lee, on Monday, July 7, 2014. Sam was born on August 6, 1946, in Newton, New Jersey, to Eugene F. and Mary (Owsley) Hogenauer. After attending Westtown School and majoring in history at Earlham College, he worked at Reid Hospital for 24 years. Sam was an avid reader who enjoyed his weekly sessions reading to children at Westview School. As a volunteer in the Richmond/Centerville communities, Sam was instrumental in supporting Help the Animals Shelter where he was a board member and jack of all trades; he engaged in a fundraising walk with his and shelter dogs for several years. He was a member of Kiwanis, served on the Salvation Army board, and was on the board of Historic Centerville, Inc. As an alumnus of Earlham, he served as the president of the E-Club, was a member of the Alumni Council, acted as an assistant football coach, and was a faithful cheerleader on the sidelines of all sporting events at the college. On December 28, 1973, he married the former Eleanor Lee Douglas in the Meeting House in West Falmouth, Massachusetts. In addition to his wife, Sam is survived by four siblings: Kim Lade of Fon du Lac, Wisconsin; Dan Hogenauer of San Antonio, Texas; Margaret (Larry) McCormick of Traverse City, Michigan; and Barry (Mary Sommer) Hogenauer of Mystic, Connecticut. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Special thanks and appreciation are extended to Dr. Heather Riggs and the entire staff at Reid Cancer Center for their caring spirit throughout Sam's illness. Sam's wish to donate his body to the IU School of Medicine was honored. Private family memorials will be held in Massachusetts and Michigan. Although there will be no public calling or service, personal and online condolences can be made through Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond, IN 47374 or online to the guestbook at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com. In celebration of Sam's life, memorial donations in Sam's honor may be made to Help the Animals Shelter, P.O. Box 117, Richmond, IN 47375 or online at www.helptheanimalsinc.com/donate.php.
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Andrea Neal: National Road moved people, mail, goods
This is one in a series of essays leading up to the celebration of the Indiana Bicentennial in December 2016.
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 .
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.
Centerville celebrates history
Centerville and its history were celebrated Saturday with a parade down Main Street.
Column: Drive through history on U.S. 40 in Indiana
A drive across Indiana on the National Road is a trip back in time. This was the route taken in the 19th century by pioneers hauling household goods west in Conestoga wagons, by stagecoaches carrying mail and by farmers moving crops to markets.
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Blast at the Overpass is Back..this Thursday
We are excited to announce our 9th annual Blast at the Underpass outdoor concert series.
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.