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Residents display how much they care

Brown called a community meeting for noon Saturday at New Beginnings of Life Ministries at 56 N.W. H St. in the wake of recent shootings in Richmond.

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Related Topix: Richmond, IN, Centerville, IN, Earlham College, Randolph County, IN

Thu Apr 17, 2014

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Job fair offers hope and help

About 300 people showed up during the first two hours of Thursday's job fair at the Kuhlman Center on the Wayne County Fairgrounds.

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Related Topix: Richmond, IN

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Mistrial declared in Richmond man's drug-dealing case

The trial of a Richmond man charged with 11 felony drug counts ended Wednesday in a mistrial.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Richmond, IN

Wed Apr 16, 2014

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Go Guide: Fish fry, art, loads of music and more

Richmond Moose Lodge #167 is offering a fish fry and live music Friday. The public is invited.

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Related Topix: Breakfast, Life, Food, Williamsburg, IN, Home Gardening, Home, Earlham College

Tue Apr 15, 2014

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Schools plan kindergarten rallies

At least three area school districts have announced their plans for kindergarten registration.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Family, Kids, Richmond, IN, Central, IN

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Centerville Lions Club honors 4 for service

Four Wayne County residents were honored Monday night for their dedication at the 28th annual Centerville Lions Club Community Service Awards Banquet.

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Related Topix: Centerville, IN

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Full-time openings plentiful at job fair Thursday

At least 53 employers are expected Thursday at the Wayne County Task Force on Jobs' job fair.

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Related Topix: Cambridge City, IN, Richmond, IN, Earlham College

Mon Apr 14, 2014

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Town revisits 2012 fire

In the space of an evening, the board and supporters of the Hagerstown Museum & Arts Place visited its past, its present and projected its future.

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Related Topix: Fire, Hagerstown, IN, Natural Disasters, Wildfire

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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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Related Topix: Cambridge City, IN, Economy, IN, Liberty, IN, Connersville, IN

Sun Apr 13, 2014

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Students honored for logos

Winners of the T-shirt design contest for Wayne County's School is Cool promotion were announced Sunday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Hagerstown, IN, Richmond, IN

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Out of Our Past: Local Civil War soldiers dodge torpedoes

The 69th Indiana that trained in Richmond took part in the charge. Sadly, Robert E. Lee had surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant and the Civil War was over, but news traveled so slowly, neither side knew it when the attack was made.

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Related Topix: Richmond, IN, Explosion

Sat Apr 12, 2014

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Couples breathe life into historic buildings

Not long ago, two historic Wayne County buildings faced uncertain futures. In 2012, the American House in Centerville was on Indiana Landmarks' 10 Most Endangered List.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Centerville, IN, Richmond, IN, Mount Auburn, IN, Wheeler, IN

Fri Apr 11, 2014

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Dangers of drinking, driving on display

A mock vehicle accident Friday at Hagerstown High School warned students about possible consequences of drinking and driving as prom and graduation season approaches.

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RPD makes close to 500 stops in driving blitz

Local officers made nearly 500 stops as part of a drunk/aggressive driving blitz in March, Richmond Police Department Lt.

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Related Topix: Richmond, IN

Thu Apr 10, 2014

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State senate candidates will debate issues on WCTV program

The Wayne County Area Chamber of Commerce will host an interactive televised debate featuring the four candidates in the May 6 Republican primary for the District 27 seat in the Indiana Senate that is being vacated by Allen Paul.

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Related Topix: Hagerstown, IN, Indianapolis, IN

Wed Apr 09, 2014

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Lilly winners gleeful, tearful, speechless

Aside from the words "Thank you," winning this year's Lilly Endowment Community Scholarships left two Wayne County high school seniors speechless.

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Related Topix: Centerville, IN, Butler University, Greens Fork, IN, Ball State University, University of Notre Dame

Tue Apr 08, 2014

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Club News

The club met March 27 at Nancy's Diner in Hagerstown. Ula Marie House gave the health and safety lesson on personal safety.

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Related Topix: Hagerstown, IN, Boston, IN, Photography, Arts, Richmond, IN, Dana, IN

Mon Apr 07, 2014

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Centerville grad touts regional approach

Centerville High School graduate Lori Hoodlebrink Luther was the unexpected guest speaker at Monday's annual meeting of the Economic Development Corporation of Wayne County.

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Related Topix: Centerville, IN, Central, IN

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Mock vehicle crash will be staged Friday in Hagerstown

The Hagerstown Police Department along with the Hagerstown Fire Department, Culberson's Ambulance Service, CareFlight and Wayne County Sheriff's Department will assist Hagerstown High School on Friday with a mock vehicle crash.

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Related Topix: Hagerstown, IN

Sun Apr 06, 2014

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Out of Our Past: Wayne County soldiers recount Civil War's last major battle

The siege of Fort Blakely, from April 2 to April 9, 1865, at Baldwin County, Ala., is considered to be the last major battle of the Civil War.

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Related Topix: Economy, IN, Richmond, IN, Randolph County, IN

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