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Charles L. Brooks

Charles L. Brooks, 92, of New Castle passed away peacefully at the Veteran’s Administration Hospital in Indianapolis on Tuesday, August 15, 2017. He was born September 12, 1924 in Union City, Indiana to the late Russel R. and Sylvia Mae (Staudt) Brooks. He was a 1942 graduate of Union City, Indiana high school where he…

2018 Lilly Endowment Scholarship Applications Available

The Henry County Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship applications are due to high school guidance counselors on September 22, 2017. All students who are residents of Henry County, graduating no later than June 30, 2018, and currently attending Blue River Valley, Hagerstown, Knightstown, New Castle, Shenandoah, Tri, and Union high schools may apply. Along with the…

Russell H. Carter

Russell H. Carter, 80, of New Castle passed away on Thursday, August 3, 2017, surrounded by his family. He was born July 15, 1937, in Monticello, KY to the late Montie and Anne (Lester) Carter. He retired from Chrysler Corp. in 1995 after 30 years of service. Russell is a member of the Memorial Wesleyan…

Marilyn Williams

Marilyn Williams, 90, New Castle, passed away July 14, 2017, after a brief illness. She was a lifelong resident of New Castle, and a 1944 graduate of New Castle High School. Marilyn is survived by her children Anne (Larry) Ash, Indianapolis, Susan Tague, Noblesville, Judi (Terry) Young, Pendleton, and son-in-law Sonny (Judy) Catron, New Castle.…

Barbara (Jordan) Toy Hansen

Toy Hansen, Barbara (Jordan) Nov 22, 1926 – Jun 18, 2017 Passed away in Omaha, NE, June 18, 2017, after a brief illness. A resilient woman and homemaker, she left a legacy of personal service and engagement. After her husband’s death from cancer when she was 42, she raised four boys, ages four to 16,…

Tammy J. Hankenhoff

Tammy J. Hankenhoff, 58, of New Castle passed away Thursday, June 1, 2017 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born October 21, 1958 in Milan, IN to the late Henry Allen and Juanita (Brooks) Pribble. She was previously employed at Fujitsu Ten in Rushville for 20 years and currently employed at Keihin Corp.…

Culinary Arts Teacher, Lou Nell Richardson, Recognized for Excellence

Lou Nell Richardson, Culinary Arts teacher at the New Castle Career Center, is the recipient of the 2017 Teacher Excellence Award. Mrs. Richardson was awarded a certificate of recognition and award on May 10, 2017 from the Henry County Community Foundation. The Teacher Excellence Award is the highest honor the Foundation can bestow on an…

Evelyn I Rentchler

Evelyn Irene Rentchler, 96, New Castle resident, passed away Monday April 24, 2017 at Henry Community Health. She was born August 31, 1920 in Clinton, Missouri, a Daughter of the late William G. and Clara H. (Holcomb) Rentchler. She was also preceded in death by one Sister, Helen R. Epple and one Nephew, T.H. Epple…

Jane E. Roberts

Jane E. Roberts, 81, of New Castle passed away Tuesday, May 02, 2017 at Heritage House of New Castle. She was born on December 22, 1935 in New Castle to the late Eldon and Frances “Fanny” (Cannon) Horney. She was an employee of Chrysler Corporation in New Castle and later worked at New Castle Chrysler…

Mike Buggle

Mike Buggle, 67, of New Castle, IN passed away surrounded by family on Saturday, April 8, 2017.  He was born on February 8, 1950 in New Castle, son of the late Joe and JoAnn Buggle. Mike was a graduate of New Castle Chrysler High School.  He was employed by Allegheny Ludlum for 32 years and…

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