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Connersville, Indiana is located in Fayette County. Zip codes in Connersville, IN include 47331. The median home price in Connersville is $69,900 which is roughly $53/per square foot. More Connersville information.

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Monday | Palladium-Item

Winds remove barn roof

A wicked wind whooshed through the Oliger farm on North Jacksonburg Road early Monday peeling the roof from a three-sided barn, tossing about a trampoline and tearing siding from the farmhouse.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

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Gerhard G. Ess

<![CDATA[RICHMOND, Ind. - Gerhard G. Ess, age 76, of Richmond, died Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at Reid Hospital after a brief illness. Gerhard was born in Singen, Germany to Wilhelm Arnold Ess and Agnes Johanna Ess nee Huebner on December 14, 1937, but due to the rise of Hitler in Germany, moved at age 3 to Neuhausen am Rheinfall, Switzerland, his father's home country. He attended school in Neuhausen and apprenticed for Georg Fischer Company in Kanton Schaffhausen, Switzerland as a draftsman. He graduated from Abend-Technikum Zurich in engineering. He worked for Maag and Sulzer while living in Switzerland. Gerhard and his twin brother Gerold spent any free time they had to build a 34 foot sailboat from 1960 to 1965, which they sailed on the Boden See in Schaffhausen. Wanting to sail on larger waters, they took the sailboat through the French Canal system to the Mediterranean. Once there, they finalized their plan to sail to America. They arrived in the Virgin Islands, their entry into the United States on their homemade sailboat in 1966 and finally Miami in November 1966. Gerold stayed in Miami living on the sailboat and Gerhard moved north to work for Ingersoll Rand in New York and New Jersey. Gerold died in Miami in 1967. In 1970 Gerhard moved to Connersville to work for Roots Blower. He retired from Roots in 2009. The sailboat was sold when Gerhard moved to Richmond but the newest owner contacted Gerhard in 2011, the sailboat is still in use. Gerhard is survived by his wife of 36 years, Connie Hoffman Ess and three children, Sara Ess Cloutier (Alan) of West Lafayette, Barbara Ess Ellison (Jim) of Richmond, and Erich Gerhard Ess of San Diego, California. He leaves three grandsons, Logan Edward Ellison, Edmund Scott Ellison, and Cameron Ess Cloutier. He also leaves a sister, Gertrud Hugentobler of Schaffhausen, Switzerland and a sister-in-law, Sara Hoffman Hershauer (Jim) of Arizona; nieces; and nephews. Gerhard was preceded in death by his twin brother, Gerold, and his younger brother, Heinrich Ess. Visitation for Gerhard Georg Ess will be from 5 to 8:00 p.m. Monday, April 14, 2014, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made to: Morrisson-Reeves Library, 80 North 6th Street, Richmond, IN 47374 for the purchase of mystery novels as well as books on sailing. Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Palladium-Item

Tubs catch 3 inches of water through Union County Jail roof

A new rubber roof installed last fall at the Union County Jail hasn't stopped water from leaking into the cell block area.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

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Explosions anniversary: Not all wounds heal with time

The sunny Saturday beckoned. Robert "Bob" Stafford, a truck driver for the Connersville Casket Company, had just returned home to Richmond from a run to Florida.

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Programs explain difference between dementia, Alzheimer's

Two programs -- one in Connersville and one in Richmond -- are being offered to help area residents recognize and differentiate memory loss, dementia and Alzheimer's disease.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

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Retired IU dean will speak in Richmond

Dr. D. Craig Brater, a retired IU School of Medicine dean who helped oversee a medical program nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize, will be the keynote speaker at the annual Indiana Day event in Richmond.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Landslide will close a large portion of U.S. 52

The rain has prompted Indiana Department of Transportation to close down a stretch of U.S. 52 for repairs.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

Cousinconnect.com

Genealogy Query - HOLLAND : LEWIS : SCHERER

Searching for birth mother Shirley Marie Lewis. Gave birth June 17, 1963 at Fayette Co.

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Indianapolis Business News

Undertaker mayor says Connersville will cheat death

Mayor Leonard Urban deals with the dead. As Connersville's undertaker, he's buried more than 6,200 people in the past half-century, giving him perspective on end-of-life matters.

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Thu Mar 20, 2014

Daily Reporter

Fee in balance beam title hunt

Who: Teams from Ft. Wayne Carroll, Columbus East, Columbus North, Connersville, Ft.

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Tue Mar 18, 2014

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Golden Hoosier community service award nominees sought

The Richmond-based Area 9 In-Home and Community Services Agency is accepting nominations for the 2014 Area 9 Golden Hoosier Award.

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