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A Richmond teenager was arrested on a preliminary count of arson after a fire Monday afternoon.
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For five innings, Kyle Jackson was the only one who could get to Chillicothe's Heath Dettwiller.
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The Richmond club met July 25 at Morrisson-Reeves Library with guests Don Bates and Sue Otte, lieutenant governor of the Kiwanis Rose Division.
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<![CDATA[RICHMOND, Ind. - Judith Ann Carty, age 81, of Richmond, died Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Reid Hospital. Born April 26, 1933, to Herschel and Katheryn McBeth Williams, she grew up in Richmond and attended Richmond High School. Judy lived in Ft. Wayne, Indiana, from 1964 to 1986 before moving back to Richmond. She was a homemaker and a member of First English Lutheran Church. Although she was a small and seemingly fragile woman, Judy was gentle with an unshakable faith and strength that saw her through many trials. She fought for every day of her life and never gave up. Judy said, "If He leads me to it, He will see me through it." She had many friends and was dear to everyone who knew her. Judy loved her family dearly. She was lovingly known by her great-nieces and great-nephew as "Aunt-Grandma." Survivors include her daughter, Kimberley (David) Nashif of Seattle, Washington; son, Rod Gray of Richmond; grandchildren, Rebecca (Jason) Sander of Maryland, Christine (Alex) Hobbs of California, Julia (Rob) Jolley of Alabama, Charles Gray and Austin Gray, both of Michigan, and John Gray of Kentucky; great-grandchildren, Kendra, Andre, Kallie, Klara, Cooper, Dominic, Isaac, Riley, and Mia; brother, Roland (Glora) Williams of Richmond; sister, Margaret (Ambrose) Svarczkopf of Richmond; sister-in-law, Beverly (Ransom) Stigleman of Evansville, Indiana; nieces; nephews; cousins; beloved dog, Buddy; and many friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Keith D. Carty; first husband, Charles V. Gray; parents; aunts; uncles; cousins; and a niece. Visitation for Judith Ann Carty will be from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Thursday, July 31, 2014, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Funeral service will be at 12:00 p.m. Thursday, July 31, 2014, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home with Pastor John Walker and Pastor Brian Derrer officiating. Entombment will be in Earlham Memorial Mausoleum. Memorial contributions may be made to: First English Lutheran Church, 2727 East Main Street, Richmond, IN 47374 or Help The Animals, Inc., P.O. Box 117, Richmond, IN 47375. Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.
Youth bowling sign-ups for both Richmond 40 Bowl and Do Ri Me Lanes will be from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 23. Pee Wee's/Bumper Bowlers are ages 3-7, Bantam and Prep are ages 8-11 and Jr/Sr/Majors are 12-and-up.
Overnight work on Interstate 70 will resume Tuesday night between Richmond and Centerville.
An investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration into alleged illegal activity at a Suboxone clinic near Centerville turned up some disturbing findings, according to an affidavit of probable cause filed in the case.
Work on Indiana 38 in Wayne County is now scheduled to begin Tuesday. Crews from the Indiana Department of Transportation's Cambridge City Subdistrict will chip and seal 22.2 lane miles, INDOT spokesman Harry Maginity said.
Let's call word of the state's cash reserves exceeding the $2 billion mark a case of good news-bad... An essay contest could find a new tenant for the former King's Men's Shop at 724 E. Main St. The contest is the brainchild of Jeanne Rush, owner of the building and The Secret Ingredient at 720 E. Main St. / Louise Ronald/Palladium-Item * Write an ... (more)
It's never an easy decision when it comes to picking out top athletes. This year was no different.
The library opened 150 years ago. The July 30, 1864, issue of the Quaker City Telegram carried a humble announcement on page three that positively affected the lives of Richmond residents.
The Richmond Human Rights Commission last year quietly dismissed a long-standing discrimination case against former Richmond businessman David L. Bane.
Austin Legear found inspiration when he walked into King Cemetery. The 17-year-old Richmond-area youth was looking for a cemetery in which to do a project for his Eagle Scout ranking when he found King, which is one of the oldest cemeteries in Wayne County, hidden along railroad tracks on Richmond's far-northwest side.
He was born July 19, 1932 in Somerset, Kentucky to Lee O. and Josie Smith Johnson and lived here most of his life.
He departed this life Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at his home in Richmond, Indiana. He was sworn in holy matrimony to Martha Reed.
The disdain for the law's enforcement by Gov. Mike Pence and Congressman Luke Messer adversely impacts a 19-countywide region in east-central Indiana and renders the area to a network of inadequate care while encouraging the corrupt practices that flourish inside and along the state's borders with Ohio.
<![CDATA[RICHMOND, Ind. - Joan L. Fishback age 92, of Richmond, passed away on Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Friends Fellowship Community. Born August 23, 1921, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, to Edward E. and Elizabeth Biggert Landers, Joan graduated from high school in Newton, Massachusetts. She earned a physical therapy license from Bouve School in Boston. During World War II, Joan was commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Army Medical Corps and was the first physical therapist to serve in the China-Burma-India Theater, where she set up and ran the therapy programs at army hospitals in Calcutta, India and Kunming, China. After being discharged in 1946, she completed a bachelor's degree at Tufts University and then worked as a physical therapist at the Boston Veteran Administration Hospital, ultimately becoming chief therapist. In Richmond, Joan worked as a physical therapist for Colonial Crest Convalescent Center, served on the boards of R.S.V.P. and Meals-on-Wheels, and was active in the Society for Preservation and Use of Resources. She delivered Meals-on-Wheels herself for over 20 years and was active in First Friends Meeting and numerous other organizations. Survivors include her son, Paul (Barbara) Fishback of Grandville, Michigan, and two grandchildren, Margaret Fishback and Andrew Fishback, both of Michigan. She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, William Fishback who died on March 9, 2014, and brother, Edward Landers Jr. who died serving his country during the war. A memorial service for Joan L. Fishback will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, August 3, 2014, at Friends Fellowship Community in the Community Room, 2030 Chester Blvd., Richmond. Arrangements are being handled by Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Memorial gifts may be made to: Girls Inc. of Wayne County, P.O. Box 43, Richmond, IN 47374 and http://www.girlsincwayne.org/donate-to-girls-incorporated/. Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.
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