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  1. Andrea Neal: State's first women's rightsaRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Star Press

    ... a woman's rights convention in Seneca Falls, N.Y., Indiana suffragists summoned a similar meeting at Dublin in Wayne County. They declared that "unless woman demand their rights politically, socially and financially, they will continue in the future ...


  2. Thelma LakesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Palladium-Item

    She was born in Bond, KY on March 25, 1924, the daughter of Lee and Mary Moore. She lived most of her life in Wayne County.


  3. For the RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Palladium-Item

    For the Record Daily roundup of fire runs and police activity in Wayne County. Check out this story on pal-item.com: http://pinews.co/16u00zM Devin Lamonte Johnson, 533 N. 19th St., Richmond: Dealing in cocaine or narcotic drug and possession of a Schedule I, II, III or IV controlled substance , 1 p.m. Tuesday.


  4. Indiana teen reaches plea in fellow teena s deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    ... h murder. Maish has told police the three others planned and committed Woosley's murder. He's being held at the Wayne County jail.


  5. HARMEYER, Paul LindenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Dayton Daily News

    News Death Notice HARMEYER, Paul Linden Age 90 of Dayton, passed away Saturday, December 13, 2014 at Friendship Village. He was born November 19, 1924 in Wayne County, Indiana the son of Harry and Ethel Harmeyer.


  6. LifeLine called to Centerville accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Palladium-Item

    ... in the incident, which closed U.S. 40 between First and Second streets just after 3 p.m. Friday, according to Wayne County emergency dispatch. A tow truck had been called at about 4 p.m. and U.S. 40 will open when the vehicles are cleared from the ...


  7. Mary BriscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Palladium-Item

    Wayne County Welfare Department. She was an active member of Faith Trinity United Methodist Church, past Worthy Matron and member of Loyal Chapter 49 OES, member of Tarum Shrine Ladies and a volunteer of the former Green Acre Girl Scout Troop. She is survived by her children LuAnn Brisco, Bonnie Nelson Brisco, Alan (Paula) Brisco, and William (Anne) Brisco; brother Scott Carr; daughter-in-law Mary Brisco; grandchildren Mike Starn, Amber Starn (Troy) Poindexter, Barbara Nelson Murphy and 10 other grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Earl Brisco; daughter Beth Brisco; son Earl Brisco Jr.; two brothers Wayne and Nelson Carr and a sister Kathryn Glass. Services for Mary Lou will be held at 12:00 P.M. on Saturday (December 13, 2014) in Faith Trinity United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Pastors Jay and Charolett Barden will officiate. Friends may call on Saturday (December 13, 2014) from 10:30 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. at the church. In lieu of flowers memorial contribution may be made to Special Olympics, Purdue Alumni or Faith Trinity United Methodist Church. www.riggle-waltermann.com


  8. Victor JoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Palladium-Item

    Wayne County and western Ohio. The Graphic distinguished itself as an outstanding example of how a weekly free circulation newspaper could compete by providing good community-oriented reporting, informative columns and opinion pieces, and information about garage sales and classified advertisements. It received many national awards from the National Association of Advertising Publishers, for which Vic was a major national leader. Vic was proud of what The Graphic meant for the Richmond community, and how it elevated local businesses, schools, institutions, and individuals. Vic could also be "determined" (a trait that he inherited from his "free thinking" ancestors that fled oppression in Europe), and was not deterred from expressing his opinion in his weekly "Here and There" columns, including a series about the utility companies in the aftermath of the great downtown explosion of 1968. He was concerned when the NAAP trade association started to accept membership from daily newspapers, so he led a group of like-minded weekly newspapers to establish the Independent Free Papers of America. Vic's devotion to Richmond extended well beyond The Graphic. He was an active member of Kiwanis for almost 60 years. He helped transform the Wayne County Foundation to focus on educational initiatives to help improve the quality of education for all residents of the county. He was a long-time behind-the-scenes supporter of the Salvation Army, because "they do good work". He was an organizer and active within the area Chamber of Commerce, and regularly supported initiatives for economic development. Most importantly, Vic would see the long-range impact of issues facing the community. This led him to pursue three initiatives well past his "retirement". First, he worked to encourage local business throughout the city to "adopt" the public school in their neighborhood. Second, over ten years ago he read early studies about the critical importance of reading skills by third grade. As a result, he enlisted local businessman Rick Ahaus and they raised over $150,000 from a multitude of sources to start the Third Grade Academy, a "literacy boot camp" during the summers to assist all third grade students not reading up to standard test score levels. This is serving as a model for similar initiatives in communities throughout the country. More recently, Vic's research in his late 80's revealed that children are dramatically affected by the extent they are read to each day from birth to age 5. This led Vic and Rick to the establishment of the K-Ready program to encourage collaboration between the local hospital and health care agencies along with religious and educational institutions to support their program to get books and reading materials into the hands of all young families. Vic's death leaves a large hole in the Richmond community for which he devoted so much time and effort up to his final day. His legacy for the community is well-established, and he received many awards from the community, ranging from the Chamber of Commerce to the Wernle Youth and Family Treatment Center. His legacy is also represented and survives through his wife, Faye, and their four children Cindy (husband Hank, children Nick/Kristie and Sarah, and grandchild Everett), Sandy (wife Connie, children Derek/Rachel, Becca and Alida, and grandchildren Lorelei and Reina), Jim (wife Ann and children Daniel and Alex), and David (wife Mimi, children Matthew and Evan, and grandchild Ian). Memorial service for Victor R. Jose will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, December 13, 2014, at First Presbyterian Church, 100 North 10th Street, Richmond with Rev. John Hollis and Rev. Dr. Russell Haitch officiating. The family will be receiving friends following the service. There will also be a reception in the Community Room at Friends Fellowship Community at 1:00 p.m. Sunday, December 14, 2014. Arrangements are being handled by Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Memorial contributions may be made to: The Third Grade Academy, 33 South 7th Street, Richmond, IN 47374; K-Ready, 33 South 7th Street, Richmond, IN 47374; or a charity of your choice. Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.


  9. Bashara closing arguments are WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | ClickOnDetroit



  10. Palasini Sentenced for Scamming ElderlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    A Mississippi woman was given the maximum sentence Monday in Wayne County Circuit Court for swindling more than $200,000 from elderly Wayne County residents. 52-year old Gina Palasini operated a fraudulent medicaid-consulting business.


  11. Locals cheer Reid's acceptance of ACA plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | Palladium-Item

    ... marketplace and it was not financially viable for us to do that. "Now, there are new entrants in the market in Wayne County. They want Reid and Reid Physicians to be in the network at the same rate as our commercially insured patients," Kinyon said. ...


  12. For the RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Palladium-Item

    For the Record Daily roundup of fire runs and police activity in Wayne County. Check out this story on pal-item.com: http://pinews.co/1COrEGe Sara Beth McKinney, 27, 1343 S. Fourth St., Richmond: Dealing a narcotic drug , 11 a.m. Thursday.


  13. Items sought for military care packagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Palladium-Item

    Items sought for military care packages Local Blue Star moms are seeking items and volunteers to assemble care packages Saturday. Check out this story on pal-item.com: http://pinews.co/1CJ9be0 The Blue Star Mothers of America group includes residents of Wayne County, Ind., and Preble, Butler and Darke counties in Ohio.


  14. Trooper's perfect timing gives fire the bootRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Palladium-Item

    It was only after the rush of the moment that Tyler Painter wondered: What were the odds of that happening? What if the off-duty Indiana State Police trooper hadn't driven through Milton, Ind., when he did on Nov. 22, spotting a house fire just as it was springing to life? The seven-year ISP veteran and his two sons drove into Milton as they were heading home from hunting deer. When Painter noticed flames outside the home at 115 E. Main St., he quickly called 911, alerted the residents and attacked the fire.


  15. Area's bestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | Palladium-Item

    ... win 20 matches for the first time ever. Hagerstown finished 28-7, advanced to a sectional final and won the Wayne County Tournament. "It was a great season from start to finish," Dale said. "The girls came in in June, a fire in their eyes and ...


  16. No mistrial this time: Deal sends drug dealer toaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Palladium-Item

    ... 11 felony counts when he went on trial in April, but those proceedings were cut short on the third day when Wayne County Circuit Court Judge David A. Kolger granted a prosecution motion for a mistrial based on inappropriate contact between a juror ...


  17. City at an electoral crossroadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Palladium-Item

    ... and runs through mid-February. "Based on private conversations I would say yes, there will be more," said Wayne County Republican Party Chairman Denny Burns. "Many are interested, but I just don't know how many have the courage to put their name out ...


  18. Pieces in place for Golden EaglesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Palladium-Item

    ... Eagles produced two of the most intense games on Hagerstown's floor, falling 56-54 to the host Tigers in the Wayne County Tournament, then 69-61 in double overtime to defending sectional champion Union County in that tourney's opening round. "When ...


  19. No charges filed yet after brief standoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Palladium-Item

    The Wayne County Prosecutor's Office will decide if charges should be filed against an 18-year-old who was involved in a brief standoff with police Thursday afternoon. The incident was reported at 2:13 p.m. to emergency officials as a domestic situation at 4110 Beech Grove Lane on Richmond's far-west side, Wayne County Sheriff Jeff Cappa said.


  20. Libertarians Won Eight Partisan Elections on November 4, but All But One Were by DefaultRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | Ballot Access News

    ... of Benton County, Arkansas, in Township 5. 2. Cheryl Heacox was re-elected to the Clay Township Board in Wayne County, Indiana. Three were to be elected and only three candidates ran (one Libertarian and two Republicans). 3. Stephen Coffman was ...