Tuesday evening at the start of the Benton County Fair, the Goat Barn was officially renamed the “Hall Family Goat Barn”. The Hall family were mainstays in the Goat Barn and they are missed deeply by the community. Lee J. Hall and wife Felisha J. Hall and their daughter, Madison G. Hall were killed in a wreck in October 2022.
At the Benton County Fair last Wednesday, Gracie Zickmund, daughter of Don and Becky Zickmund was crowned Miss Benton County. Queen contest first runner-up was Ashlyn Kawlewski and 2nd runner-up is Ashlynn Crider. Hannah Bice was named Junior Miss. In the Junior Miss portion of the contest, Bice, the daughter of Justin and Ashley Bice was also awarded Best Interview […]
Taking top honors this year as Supreme Showman at the Benton County Fair was Rayne Gallagher.
‘Back to School Celebration’ Please join Glimmers of Hope Mission, in Fowler for a “Back to School” Celebration from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, July 29 (a joint sponsorship with BC CAAP).You are welcome to come and shop for free clothing and school supplies that day. Hot dogs and lemonade will be available for a “Free Will” donation.They look […]
Editor’s Note: A lawsuit filed or an arrest made is only one side of a story. In America, a person is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Benton County Courts CRIMINAL: July 10 – State of Indiana vs. Claire A. Button, speeding, reckless driving, criminal misdemeanor. July 10 – State of Indiana vs. Yunior Alexander Cordova, operating a motor vehicle without […]
Thomas H. Dixon, 81, of Oxford, died, Friday, July 14, 2023. He was born April 25, 1942, in Rock Creek, Kentucky to the late Walter and Lexie (Bell) Dixon. He married Lydia Grace (Phelps) Dixon, June 21, 1964, in Attica; she preceded him in death, May 17, 2021. Tom had previously worked for Burger Steel and retired from Powell Systems. […]
Rebecca Ann Woerner, 74, of Templeton passed away at Five Star Living Center in Lafayette, 10:50 p.m. Sunday, July 9, 2023 where she had been residing the past 18 months. Rebecca was born in Indianapolis June 10, 1949, the daughter of the late William H. and Wilma J. Buhr. She was a graduate of Oxford High School, Ivy Tech and […]
Johnny Dean Furr, 76, of Boswell, died, Monday, July 10, 2023. He was born September 15, 1946, in Lafayette, to the late Arvel A. and Mildred June (Lester) Furr. He married, Louise (Rhodes) Furr, October 11, 1970, at the Boswell Methodist Church, in Boswell; she survives. He was a 1964 graduate of Fowler High School. Johnny was a Vietnam Veteran, […]
Larry Dee Townsend, 87, Of West Lebanon, passed peacefully in the presence of his Surviving wife, Betty F. Townsend (Finney) and family and friends. Visitation and funeral services were at Grady Funeral Home in Williamsport with Pastor David Cheatwood officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the donor’s choice. Being born on Leap Day in 1936, marked Larry forever as […]